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From the Philippines to China

“I think one of the advantages of having an Asian face is that Chinese people are not intimidated by me. I think this is generally true for all Asians — we tend to be quite easily intimidated by Westerners. 547 more words

Evangelical Missions

Leading environmentalist James Lovelock: Humans should save themselves, not the planet

Dr Lovelock is famed for his Gaia theory of the Earth as a self-regulating organism

‘Modern physicists even speculate that information may be the fundamental basis of the cosmos … if they are right, then our survival is crucial’

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Bizarre

Economic shutdown coming – NATO plans Russian attack – Life without oil (video)

Will a weather disaster cause a citizen uprising?

By Staff Writer

(INTELLIHUB) —Scientists are warning for extreme weather around the world and to be self sufficient during an emergency and prepare for an economic shutdown.

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Curiositys

92% of world’s population breathe dangerously polluted air – WHO

© Kim Kyung-Hoon / Reuters

Over 90 percent of the world’s population lives in areas that exceed pollution safety limits set by the World Health Organization (WHO), according to new data. 512 more words

Curiositys

Not rights but duties

Writing in the Neue Zürcher Zeitung last week, Asia commentator Urs Schöttli talked about a theme that has preoccupied him for many years: the primacy of duties over rights in the Asian value system. 367 more words

Asia

Netanyahu Sues Own Office to Prevent Airing of Dirty Laundry*

Netanyahu Sues Own Office to Prevent Airing of Dirty Laundry*

Benjamin Netanyahu doesn’t want details of his dirty laundry aired in public – and he is suing his own office and Israel’s attorney general to try to prevent it. 454 more words

Global Governance

Know thine enemies

A part of Corey Robin’s reaction to the first Presidential debate:

What seems pretty clear, coming away from that debate, is that both parties are ideologically exhausted.

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