Author:rstinghe

In a previous blog entry I was arguing that we can imagine replacing what is now called “spiritual” development with a more appropriate and inclusive term: metaphysical development. Based on the assumption that a spiritual quest is nothing more than a persons’ attempt to give...

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The Future Depending on the background, interest and focus of the person making the presentation, the future will either be characterised by the progress in biotechnology and genetic manipulations, AI, space colonies, ecological disaster, quantum computing, a global integrated culture, virtual reality, or simply doom and...

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I was recently invited to a meeting called “Learning Planet Assembly” -  a sort of assembly of various - and I mean REALLY various - stakeholders in the business of advancing SDGs-based education. The announced goal of the meeting was  “The launching event for a revolutionary,...

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Aceasta este o traducere a unui articol din publicația Symmetry, editată de Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory și SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. Articolul original, în limba engleză, poate fi accesat aici Cu toții suntem formați din particule elementare. Mai mult, noi producem particule în mod constant și...

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I have a friend whose mother-tongue is an invective-rich language. Therefore he is quite accustomed, and almost immune, to the standard name-calling; in his country this practice is, more often than not, considered a sign of familiarity or even affection. There is only one phrase which...

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Am avut ocazia să urmăresc o serie de apariții media ale cercetașilor în ultima vreme și am remarcat un, printre altele, apariția unui nou tipar de imagine în ceea ce ne privește: cercetășia reușește să smulgă copiii din fața telefoanelor, a ecranelor, în general. Deja...

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Scouting is education for life - this is what everyone involved in our Movement learns at their first contact. And though this is somehow useful when deciding about the content of our programmes, it remains a vague definition unless we manage to clarify two issues: what...

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