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Behind The Facade Of Health Care

Behind The Facade Of Health Care

From the Bhagavad-gita we learn that no matter how much or how little we spend for health care, we're guaranteed to suffer the miseries of birth, old age, disease, and…

Nine Points Toward a Spiritual World Civilization

Nine Points Toward a Spiritual World Civilization

Srila Prabhupada has likened the accomplishments of technological man to zeroes, which have no value. A million zeroes all added together amount to nothing. It is only when a…

The Pleasure Principle

Pleasure can be described as that condition where sense desire is fulfilled, and misery as one where it is not. It logically follows, then, that the highest state of pleasure…

The Youth Market

We have young creative people who have become "leaders" and who believe in their own rights and abilities to lead. Yet when expressing themselves, it is seen that few if…

“Religion” vs. Love of God

People often cultivate a materialistic approach to God. They pray for material possessions and worldly happiness, regarding God more as their order supplier than as their object of love. …

Promiscuity’s Backlash

The free-wheeling sexual revolution is upwards of a decade old, and it seems there's no going back. We've shrugged off the foolish and primitive shackles of sexual restraint and opened…

Confronting The Politics of Atheism

As Marx observed, when we deny God is the ultimate proprietor, master, and friend, the powers and privileges normally recognized as His are up for grabs. And they are grabbed…

In Search of Happiness

In Search of Happiness

All conceptions of happiness have two basic elements in common: enjoyment and freedom. We can't be happy unless we can enjoy undisturbed and freely expand our enjoyment without opposition.…

Drugs and Ecstasy

Drugs and Ecstasy

Nature produces chemicals which are capable of altering man's consciousness. The average American adult consumes three to five of these mind-altering drugs in the course of each day, and they…

The Poor Little Rich World

There are sufficient resources in the world to support the human community. And, as we go into 1969 with all our schemes for the relief of poverty and suffering, we…

The Failure of Liberation Movements

The Failure of Liberation Movements

Modern history is full of liberation movements. Even the American revolution and the formation of the American nation can be seen as a type of liberation movement that signaled the…

Nuclear Bombs: The Dangers Of Rabbit Consciousness

A huge cross section of the earth's population, both in nuclearly armed and conventionally armed nations, now feel shock and outrage at the current overmilitarized condition of the world. Why…

Are You Free?

Are You Free?

Many people are under the illusion that they were really happy in their youth. But once the fourfold miseries of material life—birth, disease, old-age and death—manifest themselves, the evanescence of…

The Peace Formula

The Peace Formula

The great mistake of modern civilization is to encroach upon other's property as though it were one's own, and to thereby create an unnecessary disturbance of the Laws of Nature.…

Song of Peace by George Bernard Shaw

We are the living graves of murdered beasts, Slaughtered to satisfy our appetites. We never pause to wonder at our feasts, If animals like men could possibly have rights.…

Whose God is God?

Whose God is God?

The sight of the Cross sent a shiver of hope through the heartsick Christians, and they rallied round Guy's red tent, supplicating the sacred object, begging for a miracle to…

Interview with Dr. Basham

Interview with Dr. Basham

Professor A. L. Basham, one of the world's most highly respected authorities on ancient Indian civilization, has written extensively on the Hindu and Buddhist religious traditions.…

The Knowledge Implosion

There is no benefit or public welfare in material questions and answers, because ultimately they cannot save us from—nor clearly explain—death. This is illustrated in the story of the scholar…

Dr. Spock & The Good Guys & The Bad Guys

By Rayarama Das Brahmachary On Tuesday evening, October 8, Dr. Benjamin Spock received the Gandhi Peace Award at the Community Church of New York. This award is a far-distant poor…

Just Like a Ghost

Just Like a Ghost

Ghosts are denied any existence in the modern scheme of things, but nevertheless the exploits of such beings are widely reported in newspapers, periodicals and books, and on television as…