Archive for the ‘HUMANITY’ Category

Africa remembers… His voice & m u s i c  brings tears to my eyes even though I have no idea what he is saying! Such is the p o w e r of sound. M u s i c transcends language and c u l t u r e A magnificent sound track. 8mins […]


“…a city has to take the long view, the view for the common good.” Amanda Burden What is it that attracts people into a once rundown, derelict urban area? What will make businesses once again invest there? TED talk by Amanda Burden [18 mins] Amanda Burden – The creator of the High Line walk way […]





May 28, 2008 …I can’t get the stench of urine out of my nostrils. It’s the smell of fear, anger and humiliation. I smelt it last night, when I spoke to the refugees outside Caledon Square police station. I saw it running thick in the gutters a couple of feet away from where people were […]


How aware are we of our own inner life, our spirituality—something so intangible yet so priceless? How much effort do we make to perceive that which is not obvious, which can neither be seen nor heard? I believe the exploration and enrichment of the human spirit is what determines our very humanity. Such enrichment provides […]