• Human experience of nature during Easter

    by Mieke Mosmuller

    02-04-2021 5 comments

    Human experience of nature during Easter

    During the Easter season, when nature germinates from winter into a blossoming spring, and we turn our eye outward through the impulse of the self, we as humans feel strengthened and carried by the power that comes to us from nature. And just as we need nature to fill us with life force each year, nature needs our attention to t... read more...

  • Future predictions abound, but the past seems to have to be swept away

    by Mieke Mosmuller

    22-03-2021 8 comments

    Future predictions abound, but the past seems to have to be swept away

    Because of everything that has happened in the past year, we seem to lose our attention to the daily figures and measures that the state imposes on us. Alongside the multitude of predictions for the future, it sometimes seems that our traditions from the past must be forgotten, wiped out, as if they were never there. No... read more...

  • It is not left or right, but make or break!

    by Mieke Mosmuller

    12-03-2021 0 comments

    It is not left or right, but make or break!

    In today's political landscape, the classic qualification of left or right no longer serves much purpose for a voter. Whereas left-wing parties were usually socially oriented and right-wing parties more businesslike, in the current corona crisis parties are more distinguished by qualifications such as corona critica... read more...

  • Cause and effect and the art of interpretation

    by Mieke Mosmuller

    04-03-2021 1 comments

    Cause and effect and the art of interpretation

    In thinking, it is important to see the relationship between a cause and its effect, so-called causality. But precisely becoming aware of the lack of such causality is also an important competency for the art of interpretation. If we look at the interpretation of facts and data in the current corona crisis, we see that, due to a... read more...

  • Freedom: groupthinking and independent thinking

    by Mieke Mosmuller

    25-02-2021 2 comments

    Freedom: groupthinking and independent thinking

    We are increasingly seeing that individual people with strong opinions are, it seems, easily persuaded to conform to the prevailing idea of a group. Of course, it could be the advancing insight of that individual that makes him or her change their mind, but there are plenty of examples where the debate takes an unexpectedly surp... read more...