Articles in: A World Astir

Giving Voice to the Animal Kingdom

Giving Voice to the Animal Kingdom

www.youtube.com/watch?v=9F8-jp_6Uqg

A short and powerful talk by Frans Lanting who not only captures the most beautiful moments of the animal world […]

I am that Change

I am that Change

A powerful video indeed… Are you that Change?

Sustainable Technologies: Energy Imperatives

Sustainable Technologies: Energy Imperatives

At present, the world is facing a serious environmental crisis which is threatening our very life-support system. But what is the […]

The Story of Solutions

The Story of Solutions

I had to go shopping for a pair of shoes recently. I live in Pondicherry which hasn’t got enough stores […]

Take Back your City with Paint

Take Back your City with Paint

Edi Rama is the Mayor of Tirana, the capital of Albania. In other words, he is a politician. And he’s […]

The Dawn of De-extinction

The Dawn of De-extinction

What happens when one of the most abundantly found birds goes extinct in a matter of decades? For one thing, […]

A World of Change

A World of Change

I have nothing to do with America other than the fact that some of my family resides there. I have […]

The American Dream Turned Nightmare

The American Dream Turned Nightmare

The ecological crisis facing humanity today is made of four factors or challenges: Economic Growth, Energy, Population and Lifestyle. Economic […]

Generation Next

Generation Next

There is a growing concern among parents and teachers about the present generation fed on a regular diet of T.V., […]

Designing Cities for People

Designing Cities for People

Many of us discuss about the future of our cities, and about the direction that personal transport needs to take. […]

The World is One

The World is One

The world is one, in fact and in potentia. There is already a realised unity; that unity runs as the […]

Today’s Imperative

Today’s Imperative

What are we to do today? The question arises because every day, almost every one of us thinks, on reading […]

Indigenous Peoples and the Quest for Wholeness

Indigenous Peoples and the Quest for Wholeness

Early in February, news reached the western press of a brutal double killing in the Andaman Islands, an Indian-ruled archipelago […]

The New Face of Terrorism

The New Face of Terrorism

The phenomenon of “terrorism” has taken many masks and claddings in the history of mankind. Mercenaries of old, self-proclaimed “warriors […]

Of Carbon Copies and the Divine Body

Of Carbon Copies and the Divine Body

Can human beings be cloned? Can we improve our race through purely mechanical processes? Would genetic engineering hold the key […]

A New Thought, A New Birth

A New Thought, A New Birth

The present world is witnessing something of a new, beautiful and true change.  We see the signs of this great […]

The Age of Unification

The Age of Unification

One of the major thrusts of the future will be towards synthesis. In this article, the author deals with two […]

Fanaticism’s Falling Towers

Fanaticism’s Falling Towers

‘What is that sound high in the air Murmur of maternal lamentation Who are the hooded hordes swarming… What is […]

About International Relations

About International Relations

In recent years “international relations” have become a more and more complex issue. Governments are spending a considerable administrative and […]

The Clear Light of Hope

The Clear Light of Hope

‘What are the roots that clutch, what branches grow/Out of this stony rubbish?’ So T.S. Eliot asked, or rather demanded, […]

Where is the Youth?

Where is the Youth?

Where is the youth? May be there isn’t one. As the world becomes increasingly complex, it has become difficult to […]

Is Religion under Threat?

Is Religion under Threat?

Recently, I was visiting my niece’s school in New York.  While waiting for her to come out of her class, […]

Next Generation – “No Future….” ?

Next Generation – “No Future….” ?

Since the beginning of last century each “younger generation” has claimed to some extent that its parents did not really […]

The “Iraq Crisis” and the Role of the United Nations

The “Iraq Crisis” and the Role of the United Nations

After the downfall of the communist governments in the former Soviet Union and the so called “Eastern bloc”, we can […]

World Movement

World Movement

Despite what the many prophets of doom proclaim, despite many misleading appearances, the world is definitely moving in the right […]