By Nicholas Kristof / OP-ED COLUMNIST / NYTimes
… The One survey found that two-thirds of Americans believed that the proportion of the world population living in extreme poverty has almost doubled over the last 20 years. Another 29 percent believed that the proportion had remained roughly the same.
That’s 95 percent of Americans — who are utterly wrong. In fact, the proportion of the world’s population living in extreme poverty hasn’t doubled or remained the same. It has fallen by more than half, from 35 percent in 1993 to 14 percent in 2011 (the most recent year for which figures are available from the World Bank). …
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Samantha Thomas grew up in Berkshire County, Massachusetts, in a family that valued personal growth and the development of consciousness. Throughout her life she has been able to maintain those values and now applies them in her current job; she is the executive director of DreamChange, a nonprofit organization founded in 1987 by New York Times best selling author John Perkins to help raise humanity’s consciousness and inspire more sustainable ways of living.
Samantha came to MUM because she believed that Consciousness-BasedSM education would support her own values. “Being at MUM and surrounded by people who were always interested in the deeper meaning of life was really helpful for my personal development,” she said. “It helped me become stronger in who I am and understand what’s important to me. My time at MUM and learning TM have unequivocally helped me understand the true meaning of raising consciousness.”
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ARD (German TV) on 10/24/2015: “Hurricane” Patricia “: The strongest hurricane since weather recording”
But: The storm weakened as soon as he hit the coast.
What had happened?
Dr. Susie Swan of Ambassador Resource Office summarizes:
“Very shortly Raja Luis (the Raja of Latin America) organized in cooperation with the authorities 20,000 Yogic Flyers who stayed in school and did their TM and TM-Sidhi program together while a big Yagya was running. As the hurricane reached Mexico, he changed course and arrived in a sparsely populated region of the country. And, particularly noteworthy: his strength decreased rapidly. The strength of the hurricane was downgraded to “severe tropical storm” within a short time. There were no fatalities, very little damage and it was a great relief for everyone.
This is a very impressive example of how Yoga and Yagya eliminate a danger just in time.
The astonished administrative authorities thanked Raja Luis.”
Source: Ambassador Resource Office, Germany
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