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Κυπριακό και Διεθνείς Οργανισμοί: Η ωμή πραγματικότητα είναι ότι έχουν κεντρικό άξονα τα συμφέροντά τους

Του Λουκή Γ. Λουκαΐδη

Από την εποχή που ξεκίνησε το Κυπριακό πρόβλημα, πριν ακόμη το 1960, καλλιεργείτο από τους ηγέτες μας η ψευδαίσθηση ότι υπήρχαν διεθνείς οργανισμοί, όπως ο ΟΗΕ, που θα μπορούσαν να μας δικαιώσουν, εξού και άρχισαν, καταρχάς από την Ελλάδα, προσφυγές στον οργανισμό αυτό για την εφαρμογή των αρχών του δικαίου που αντιπροσώπευε.


How the actual Magic Money Tree Works

I read this article in The Guardian How the Actual Magic Money Tree Works, and it made it so very clear that either Tory MP’s are abysmally ignorant of practically everything financial (except, of course, how to make sure that they get all the savings they make, from financially ruining the poor), or they are habitually lying through their teeth when they deny that there IS a Magic Money Tree. 7 more words


The Way Towards Unity

Philippians 2:1-11

In Philippians 2 we find our memory verse for this week, in which Paul exhorts the church at Philippi towards unity: “If then there is any encouragement in Christ, any consolation from love, any sharing in the Spirit, any compassion and sympathy, make my joy complete: be of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind (Philippians 2:1-2, NRSV). 337 more words


The Impossible Mission of People Pleasers

People pleasers (PP) are miserable because they have one big mission in life, that is to please everyone. This is an impossible mission. PP are doomed to fail. 331 more words

Mental Health

SB 07.05.31 na te viduh svartha-gatim hi visnum...

Persons who are strongly entrapped by the consciousness of enjoying material life, and who have therefore accepted as their leader or guru a similar blind man attached to external sense objects, cannot understand that the goal of life is to return home, back to Godhead, and engage in the service of Lord Viṣṇu. 54 more words

Threefold Miseries

Academics and Self-forgetting

Roy Coleman

“If we follow our well understood self-interest, how can we learn to depend upon disinterestedness, on self-forgetfulness, on sacrifice?” (Durkheim)

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