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The difficult past: The TV series “Generation War”

2019-07-05T14:40:16+02:00December 26th, 2013|


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By Folke Gravklev 

The second world war has loomed over Germany since 1945. Rightly so: The Nazi government inflicted suffering  on peoples in eastern Europe, the Jewish population etc. on an unprecedented scale. The criminal regime used the full force of  German industrial capacity […]

Meditation goes mainstream

2019-07-05T14:51:25+02:00May 31st, 2013|

Der SpiegelAn increasing body of medical evidence confirms that meditation has a wide range of positive effects for the practitioner. The probably most influential and respected print media in Germany, der Spiegel, […]

Coming to grips with life in the city

2019-07-05T14:52:07+02:00May 17th, 2013|

JeromeHe grew up in the countryside, far from any city. Now he lives in the middle of Germany's second largest city, Hamburg, where he is studying to become a coach and a sports salesman. Acem Meditation gives him energy and fresh perspectives.

Meditation enthusiast in West Africa has passed away

2019-07-05T15:02:09+02:00January 3rd, 2012|

Alhagy Jagne, local organiser in Acem Gambia, died last October while on a visit to family in Oslo, Norway. He was 63 years old.

Mr Jagne learnt Acem Meditation while studying education in Norway in the 1970s. He returned to his native country with an equivalent to a Master´s degree and made a career in the Trust […]

Film: On Freud, Jung and attractive female patients

2019-07-05T15:02:23+02:00December 4th, 2011|

A-Dangerous-Method-PosterThe movie  “A Dangerous Method” describes the founding father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, his then “crown prince” Carl Jung, their famous female patient Sabina Spielrein and the relationship between the three. It is […]

Is there a free will?

2019-07-05T15:04:18+02:00September 11th, 2011|

This question doesn´t quite leave me after having seen the brilliant movie Winter´s Bone, about a  young girl´s predicament in poor and deprived circumstances in a backward community in  Missouri, USA. The  17 year old girl, Ree Dolly, carries her whole family. The father has left them to  ”cook” metampethamine and hide from the police, […]

Contemplation where you didn´t expect it

2019-07-06T22:09:04+02:00April 10th, 2011|

Hadrian´s Villa, a gigantic structure of buildings dating back to early 2nd century AD, situated some 28 km north of Rome at the foot of the Appenine mountain range, is in many ways  a truly remarkable place. It served as the summer residence for the emperors in this phase of Rome´s history. What struck me […]

The Sex Guru. When did it go wrong?

2019-07-06T22:14:30+02:00September 28th, 2010|

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I am still somewhat shocked after seeing the movie documentary “Guru – Shree Rajneesh, his bodyguard and his secretary” some days ago. The Indian Shree Rajneesh was a […]