Shangri-La: An imaginary paradise on earth; utopia. Likened to the biblical Garden of Eden, an earthly paradise where nature’s bounty reigns supreme. A fictional place from the mind of author James Hilton, yet Shangri-La may have at one time truly existed. For a short period in our planet’s existence, mankind lived in harmony with nature. Back when, as early hunters and gatherers, mother nature’s kingdom grew wild and free. Bountiful and fruitful, her pristine grandeur, yet untouched by the destructive hand of evolution’s new creation. Early man! Nature’s seed of self-destruction. And Shangri-La, the first to go.
The Parasites of Shangri-La
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Lately, I can’t shake the feeling that something is wrong. That something bad is about to happen. Like a dog sensing an approaching storm I sense wrongness in the air, I feel it in my bones, in my thoughts, in my troubled dreams. Call it what you like, intuition, premonition or a gut feeling — the sense of impending danger is strong. — Something bad is about to happen!
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As a rule, we humans don’t take to change very well. Even minor changes or interruptions to our daily lives can evoke feelings of frustration and when significant change is forced upon us, our reactions, our emotions are intensified even further. So what is it about change that riles us so? Why do we feel resistance, nervousness even fear when confronted with change in a world ever-changing?
Change is Scary — For a Reason!
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Contrary to popular belief, statistical evidence shows humankind is becoming, perhaps even evolving, into a less-violent species. This of course doesn’t jive with the content of intercity violence, murder and mayhem seen on our nightly news. Not to mention the daily reported human-atrocities happening in the rest of the world. So what gives? Are we a less-violent species today? Has modern civilization tamed the wolf inside us or does the beast still lurk within? — Humankind: Wolves in Sheep Clothing! By CorkyWK, WordofWayne.com Continue reading “Humankind: Wolves In Sheep Clothing”
2020 has become the year of the Sucker! It’s the year social media opened up our eyes to how utterly persuadable we can be. The line between fact and fiction so easily blurred, through propaganda, opinions and misinformation. Being duped on social media is one thing, but when it happens to you in the real world face to face… Somehow it becomes more personal. Nobody likes to be played for a fool. But it does happen! And happens all the time! In fact, one might go as far to say — There’s a Sucker born every minute! Continue reading “A Sucker Born Every Minute”