What Really Matters

1. There’s a scene in the 1987 movie Wall Street in which Bud Fox, the main character, is about to be arrested in front of his office. An Old co-worker, Mr. Manheim, takes him by the shoulder and tells him,      “Bud I like you, just remember something: Man looks in the abyss, there’s nothing […]

SETI: The Truth About Us Is Already Out There

    A couple of weeks ago the renown English physicist Stephen Hawking caught headlines with his assertion that we are better off not sending signals out to space with the purpose of establishing contact with extraterrestrials. In his new documentary series “Into The Universe With Stephen Hawking” which airs on the  Discovery Channel, Mr. Hawking […]

Easy Does It

   Last night I went to bed early, because this morning I had a lot of work to do. I did everything right: set my alarm clock, read a relaxing book, and turned off the lights at 10 PM sharp. About two hours later I woke up, wide awake. I was concerned about not being […]

Moment Of Glory

Does winning matter when you perform at your peak?Forty years ago an international music festival was held in Mexico City. It was the second annual such contest, celebrating the best of Latin music. The participants were recording artists from around Latin America, some of them at the height of their fame. Most of what happened […]

The Power Of Now vs The Power Of The Future

In order to find purpose and happiness, should focus on the future, or should we live in the now?According to Viktor Frankl, we should focus our minds on our future lives. In contrast, Eckhart Tolle says that we should live in the now, and detach ourselves from past or future. These two schools of thought […]