THE TWO RENAISSANCES – The Good and the Bad

By Gordon Adams Scientist (BSc and ARIC); Philosopher (Life-long Student) The traditional Renaissance was said to be between 1450 and 1550. It started in Florence and initially was a wave of change felt only in that area. It was to spread rapidly, first into other parts of Italy and then onwards into Europe. The truly […]

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The Wisdom of the Statesman Part 8

We continue the quest to discover the true Statesman or King, who would be entrusted to lead society, government, or business right down to the leadership of a family and ultimately oneself. This Statesman if well educated and trained, would be able to successfully guide their flock  to give them the best chance of making […]

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The Wisdom of the Statesman Part 6

Once again, the Stranger and young Socrates reached another roadblock in that they don’t believe that they haven’t, with a degree of certainty, discovered the Statesman using the description of herdsman who nurtures his flock especially the weak and vulnerable. When, as we said just now, the care of the gods had failed for humanity, […]

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The Wisdom of the Statesman Part 5

Last week we were introduced to a subtler realm of existence that for many is difficult to accept as it introduces reincarnation, despite this being acknowledged in other traditions. Many people currently believe in a one being one life system that dictates that when the body dies, that’s it!! No afterlife or future births and […]

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Memories of the Early Years of Saturday School – Part 4

By Anne James Teenagers are the same world-wide! While attending a Ladies’ week long Retreat at Nanpanton Hall in England, at the general evening meeting, all attending, Mr. Boddy announced that during the following morning, Mrs James would address a group of older teenage girls, for an hour, on the Saturday School in KwaZulu Natal, […]

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