Spirit


Fair voting in BC

The Citizens’ Assembly worked it out in 2004. We can make it happen in 2009 by Nick Loenen On May 12, 2009, British Columbians will take to the polls to…

The magic of music

A surgeon struck by lightning and a dancing parrot hold clues to music’s profound effects by Geoff Olson Film producer Mark Johnson was on his way to work one day…

Drop your reactions

THE POWER OF NOW by Eckhart Tolle Your relationships will be changed profoundly by surrender. If you can never accept what is, by implication, you will not be able to accept…

Cinema as therapy

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead Israeli director Ari Folman, a draftee during Israel’s invasion of Lebanon in 1982, wanted to tell a story about his wartime experiences, but he…

Choose happiness

THE POWER OF NOW by Eckhart Tolle Would you choose unhappiness? If you did not choose it, how did it arise? What is its purpose? Who is keeping it alive? You…

Conscious communication

UNIVERSE WITHIN by Gwen Randall-Young “The single, biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. – George Bernard Shaw By the age of two, most humans are learning…

Ripping tales

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead Intellectual property rights is one of the most vexing issues of the digital era. People on different sides of the planet exchange music, software,…