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The forum / Re: PHPSESSID
« on: September 01, 2020, 11:10:30 AM »
Thanks for the heads-up,
the issue is declared as a minor one for now. Planned activities will stress this PC system much more soon so time will tell. My case closed.
Thank you all!

The forum / Re: PHPSESSID
« on: September 01, 2020, 09:20:13 AM »
nanning, to increase fun from it ;) a malicious activity has been considered but have no observation to support it, yet.
Disabling cookies as per Steven's suggestion makes the issue persistent.

The rest / Re: Unsorted
« on: August 27, 2020, 10:52:22 PM »
Mental Health Pandemic #2

How COVID anxiety and personal distress lead to an increase in depression cases at DW News, Aug 27, 2020:
"The pandemic has turned many peoples life upside down. In many cases the fear of getting infected and losing one's job have led to depression. There's a rise in alcohol and drug abuse, domestic violence, panic attacks and suicide..."


UN leads call to protect most vulnerable from mental health crisis during and after COVID-19 at UN News, 14 May 2020:
"Decades of neglect and underinvestment in addressing people’s mental health needs have been exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic..."

Mental Health Pandemic #1 at Unsorted, August 13, 2020:
"so what can one do, some of the simple things that the national institute of mental health recommends..."

< Yoga Se Hi Hoga >

The rest / Re: Arctic Café
« on: August 27, 2020, 12:52:27 AM »
:thumbs up:

Cruel Ways to Troll Guitar Center: Bass Guitar Edition at  Paranormal Guitar Channel


The rest / Re: Unsorted
« on: August 19, 2020, 09:33:25 PM »
"The way you think is the way you feel
and the way you feel is the way you think."

Qst: "Sonakshi Sinha: Dearest Sadhguruji, I have a question for you.
I’m a very emotional person, and I often find it very difficult to emotionally detach myself from a situation that I know that is not good for me. Like I can see that this is not going somewhere where I want it to go, but it’s very difficult to divert my mind and my emotions away from that. How do you think I can handle that situation? I would really like to know your perspective on it."

Ans: Don’t try to resist compulsive Thoughts and Emotions, Just Observe !

04:36 "Questioner: Sadhguru , you have said, "We should know this piece of life to its fullest."
How to know this piece of life to its fullest way? And I feel that I'm full of fear, anger, jealous - all those things. How to go beyond all these things and to know this life to its fullest?
Sadhguru: You don’t have to go beyond all these things; you just have to stop creating those things."

< 03:08 "In this mind, you don’t have subtraction and division, you only have addition and multiplication." >

The rest / Re: Unsorted
« on: August 18, 2020, 08:11:19 PM »
Oneness vs. The 1%

#VandanaShiva at the United Nations Office at Geneva, Mar 14, 2019

"World-renowned eco-feminist and "rock star of the environmental movement", Vandana Shiva, presents her latest book "Oneness vs. The 1%", equal parts a sobering warning on the dangers to human rights and biodiversity of the elite-led extractive economy of our time, and a profound reflection on why this is a unique moment to collectively correct the false construction of capital as the sole force of wealth (and well-being). Her presentation opened the second day of UNRISD conference, "Overcoming Inequalities in a Fractured World: Between Elite Power and Social Mobilization"."

UNRISD: United Nations Research Institute for Social Development

The rest / Re: Unsorted
« on: August 13, 2020, 10:12:10 PM »

Auto-transcript, 07:56 >

"this is pre-covet about one in five americans child or adult will experiencea mental illness in a given year that is about twenty percent more than half of this will be diagnosed with a mental illness or disorder at some point in our lifetime that's a staggering number one in 25 office will have a serious mental illness such as schizophrenia bipolar disorder or major depression no small thing
42 million people with anxiety disorders 60 million people with major depression 6 million with bipolar disorders 2.4 million with schizophrenia these numbers are all u.s numbers and imagine..."

continues at >
Mental Health Impact of the COVID Pandemic​ - Sadhguru with Medical Experts​, Premiered 7 hours ago

Conversation with:
   Prof. Murali Doraiswami, Psychiatrist and Neuroscientist, Duke University
   Dr. David Vago, Director of Research, Osher Institute, Vanderbilt University
   Dr. Vijava AppaReddy, Child and General Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. Presidental Appointee under Bush and Trump
Moderated by:
   Balachundhar Subramaniam, MD MPH, Harvard Medical School

< Consent Rescinded. >

The forum / Re: Forum Decorum
« on: May 22, 2020, 09:26:44 PM »
A message to Neven & his forum from Croatian's fans:

we love you!

The rest / Re: Unsorted
« on: May 19, 2020, 11:13:33 AM »
Dissident Circles Too Often Become Another Nerdy Hobby Group
It’s important to hold an acute awareness of why you got into this stuff in the first place. Whatever your individual ideological position, you got into this because you want to actually change things; to change the world, to cause a movement away from humanity’s unhealthy patterns and toward health. It’s not about petty vendettas against opposing factions or subfactions or individuals who don’t see things exactly the same way you do. And your energy expenditure should reflect this.
This thing is about changing the world, and changing you. That’s it. If you’re not actually, concretely doing one of those two things in any given moment while engaging in dissident circles, you’re just participating in another nerdy hobby group, with about as much consequence.

The rest / Re: Arctic Café
« on: May 18, 2020, 11:52:23 AM »
Biodiversity Week (May 18-22) • Online
Over Biodiversity Week (May 18-22), we in the Global Youth Biodiversity Network will flood the digital landscape with global conversations, calls to action, empowering videos, exciting activities and video teach-ins about the vital links between biodiversity and climate change, traditional knowledge, health, food security, and culture.

Through this week of action, the Biodiversity Week will create awareness about the building blocks of nature and ecosystems, drive initiatives big and small, give youth across the globe a collaborative platform, and demand bold action for people and nature.

The week will lead up to the International Day for Biological Diversity where all the themes from the week will come together, highlighting our relationship with Biodiversity and with Nature.

"The International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) takes place every year on May 22. It is the United Nations-sanctioned international day for promoting awareness around biodiversity issues."

< Earth Day Everyday >

The rest / Re: Arctic Café
« on: April 26, 2020, 12:01:17 AM »
Earth Day Everyday

Pope Francis | General Audience | 2020-04-22
Because of our selfishness we have failed in our responsibility to be guardians and stewards of the earth. “We need only take a frank look at the facts to see that our common home is falling into serious disrepair” (ibid., 61). We have polluted it, we have despoiled it, endangering our very lives. For this reason, various international and local movements have sprung up in order to appeal to our consciences. I deeply appreciate these initiatives; still it will be necessary for our children to take to the streets to teach us the obvious: we have no future if we destroy the very environment that sustains us.
How can we restore a harmonious relationship with the earth and with the rest of humanity?
We need a new way of looking at our common home. For this is not a storehouse of resources for us to exploit.
We are aware of the importance of cooperation as an international community for the protection of our common home. I urge those in positions of leadership to guide the preparations for two important international Conferences: COP15 on Biodiversity in Kunming, China, and COP26 on Climate Change in Glasgow, United Kingdom. These two meetings are of great importance.

The rest / Re: Arctic Café
« on: April 25, 2020, 12:00:41 PM »
Earth Day Everyday

The Unleashing of Ecological Consequences

by Capt Paul Watson

The rest / Re: Arctic Café
« on: April 22, 2020, 09:26:20 PM »
Earth Day Time

Ricky Kej LIVE at One Page Spotlight, #ShineYourLight #StayHomeConcert, 2020-04-22:
Global online mega-concert, featuring 40 artists from 6 countries, 5 grammy winners. Performers are more then a few feets apart ;)

We are all in this together

"If, every moment of our lives, we are conscious that it is human beings who need Earth and not the other way around, every day will be Earth Day. The #ConsciousPlanet initiative is an effort to create this consciousness. –Sg #EarthDay"

The rest / Re: Unsorted
« on: April 09, 2020, 10:38:24 PM »
The Era of the Virus

Captain Paul Watson: "With the Era of the Virus upon us, without urgent changes to our habits and lifestyle, combined with climate change, we will see more events such as this outbreak occur. But there is hope. Everyone can play a part to solve this problem. Listen to me here explain more on this..."

< off again >

The rest / Re: Arctic Café
« on: March 19, 2020, 08:59:36 AM »

The rest / Re: Unsorted
« on: March 14, 2020, 07:40:54 PM »

The WikiLeaks Grand Jury running 10+ years has been disbanded. Chelsea Manning and Jeremy Hammond have been released from its coercive machinations. Now drop all charges against #julianassange and release him.

Chelsea Manning Ordered Free From Prison — but Will Still Have to Pay Massive Fines by Natasha Lennard at The Intercept_:
"She owes the state $256,000, which she is expected to pay, even though the fines were only accrued on the condition that they might coerce her to speak."

You can help:
"This is the official campaign raising funds for Chelsea Manning's legal fines."

At the time of writing: $229,022 raised of $256,000 goal.

The rest / Re: Unsorted
« on: March 14, 2020, 05:39:42 PM »

Today, March 14, 2020, the Democracy in Europe Movement 2025 (DiEM25) is releasing the complete audio files of Yanis Varoufakis’ Eurogroup meetings in 2015 on:!
Euroleaks is a wake-up call to all politicians in Europe to serve the citizens of Europe again and to make them aware of all important decisions that affect them.

The people of Europe have the right to know what was decided behind closed doors and how it affects them today. To make it better in the future and avoid these mistakes for the future. This is the only way we can save Europe and the EU!
Leaked by DiEM25 – full audio and transcripts available at

The rest / Re: Unsorted
« on: March 14, 2020, 12:21:02 PM »

70th (or so) weekend of continuous demonstrations against the Macron government. Live now from Paris, France.

"Yellow Vests back on track before French municipal elections & despite coronavirus lockdown."

The rest / Re: Unsorted
« on: January 23, 2020, 10:35:07 AM »
nanning, boring as repetition is but we have to refresh memory sometime:  Arctic Café 2019-09-18 UNCCD COP14.

Planet is here to support us, this is a platform upon which we live and this platform has to be ideal for life.
When I say life - all life, you cannot make it in such a way that this works only for human beings not others.
Every creature has to live, they are far more important for maintaining the balance in this planet than human beings,
Without human beings the planet will do very well, so all life here has a life of its own, they are not here to serve us.

These are the things that need to get across to the humanity. Thank you very much.

Inclusive Consciousness

The rest / Re: Unsorted
« on: January 20, 2020, 06:13:06 PM »
Sadhguru @SadhguruJV ·3h ago
Back in Davos after a decade for #WEF20. We are at an inflection point in the history of our planet. The time for concerted Action is now; scripting an economic and ecologic destiny that is Conscious & #Inclusive. -Sg #Davos2020 @wef

The rest / Re: Arctic Café
« on: December 17, 2019, 11:21:37 AM »
One Song    

:) Happy :) Holidays :)   

The politics / Re: Brexit...
« on: December 13, 2019, 04:23:52 PM »
just one of consequences of allowing concentrated wealth to control narrative

< condolences >
But SteveMDFP just said that the UK has strict laws against such shenanigans.

Tom_Mazanec, (skip it if you were just joking), paying attention to actual UK MSM produces (say, of the last 4 years) will give better insight. That needs a personal effort, an involvement.
The best.

The forum / Re: Forum Decorum
« on: December 13, 2019, 02:50:23 PM »

Honest Government Ad | Julian Assange
brought to you by thejuicemedia.

The politics / Re: Brexit...
« on: December 13, 2019, 02:29:17 PM »
just one of consequences of allowing concentrated wealth to control narrative

< condolences >

The rest / Re: Wildlife
« on: December 10, 2019, 05:54:49 PM »
Thanks for the post  nanning.
Short remark on "We also suspect babysitting": Even sparrows do babysitting - kindergarten style, i witnessed it many times. (and, a crow not only babysitting juvenile rook but also teaching it to fly...)

The rest / Re: Unsorted
« on: December 10, 2019, 10:33:21 AM »
4 years ago

"World Music for Environmental Consciousness" launched at UN COP21: Trailer and one song from that album, Samsara
"This song is the voice of our Mother, represented by different lineages of culture, calling on her children to change their ways."

Where are we now  ?

The rest / Re: Unsorted
« on: December 07, 2019, 09:33:11 PM »
Re: ´scientific´ japanese harpoons
...this year is historical, it is the first one where there will be no whaling in international waters. This has been a longtime mission of ours, as some people know, the Japanese fleet has retreated from the Southern ocean.
"Captain Paul Watson, founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, has lived an adventurous life. He’s been shot at, imprisoned, and threatened more times than he can remember. For what? For having the audacity to believe that maybe, just maybe, whales have rights and should not be eradicated from this planet for human benefit. His war with those who believe otherwise has spanned over four decades, and, in his words, he’s far from done."

Support Sea Shepherds

Arctic sea ice / Re: "Smart" and "Stupid" Questions - Feel Free To Ask
« on: December 07, 2019, 03:49:12 PM »
Just an idea to consider or not, i watched almost none of it:

"It is widely recognized that GDP alone is an inadequate measure of a nation’s progress. Human capital, well-being, innovation, resilience and agility alongside GDP are critical measures of economic and social progress. What can government, business and civil society leaders do to better capture the less-tangible factors of inclusive growth?"

The rest / Re: Unsorted
« on: December 04, 2019, 06:48:46 PM »

"As a generation of people we have taken the largest bite out of this planet."

The rest / Re: Unsorted
« on: December 04, 2019, 01:18:53 PM »
Why people should be involved?

...   No policy is going to work, unless people cooperate and make it happen
...   the largest wealth we have is our population
...   Wether we will harness this population to become a solution, or we will leave it unharnessed and become a major problem, is in our hands.
...   So educating the population, getting the population inspired and involved is the only solution in the world. Really.

The rest / Re: Unsorted
« on: November 29, 2019, 10:59:43 AM »
Hi nanning,
"do your thoughts own you or do you own your thoughts" is a question not a sign of anything.
Let me use other words:
one makes (an unpleasant...) thought and then fights that thought (in order to retain control or whatever nonsense), how come?
(Isn't that like the right hand bites you and the left hand fights the right one to protect you?)
Why to produce such thought in the first place? We must learn to use them consciously.

(recall a life risking situation - say while driving a car:
one acts fast and avoid disaster, thoughts were shut off at that event because they are too slow and of no use - or more 'poeticaly': thoughts betrays hidding like a coward, coming later to give a comentary.)

The rest / Re: Unsorted
« on: November 28, 2019, 10:56:20 PM »
The 2nd photo looked unrealistic to me so i had to lookup, this gave me some insight how ice builds over the main struct there.

The rest / Re: Unsorted
« on: October 15, 2019, 12:00:56 PM »
Intelligence of Ignorance
(Longing to Know)

What i know, i know
what i do not know, i do not know
i have no reason to believe
i have no reason to disbelieve
i can enjoy it all
while longing to know.

Greenland and Arctic Circle / Re: The Nares Strait thread
« on: September 30, 2019, 07:38:11 PM »
Hi Kevin,
can you tell us where is Alert N.W.T. weather station positioned (with respect to your location) ?
Temp there as presented by Infoclimat was -8 °C at 12h.

The politics / Re: Empire - America and the future
« on: September 20, 2019, 10:44:02 AM »
(fits several threads)

"The establishment doesn’t fear Trump. It doesn’t fear Bernie, and it doesn’t fear Tulsi. It fears you. It fears the people. A single politician they can deal with. The public rising up and using the power of their numbers to force change is what keeps your rulers up at night."

We are bulldozing a paradise while praying we go to Heaven when we die. We are killing off giant-brained leviathans in our own oceans whose mental lives we know little about while searching the stars for intelligent life. We are burning our home in our search for a sense of home.

The rest / Re: Arctic Café
« on: September 02, 2019, 11:36:59 PM »
just flying nearby
msm do not likes , i wonder why .

The rest / Re: Wildlife
« on: June 12, 2019, 09:50:47 AM »
Punjab and Haryana High Court Declares:
All animals are ‘legal persons’, all citizens are the guardians of the animal kingdom with a duty to ensure their welfare and protection.

"I'm gonna sue you!"   Source.

Walking the walk / Re: Gardening
« on: May 29, 2019, 08:35:02 PM »
Jim Kovaleski inspires me, cann't wait for this rain to stop...   

(ducks are there as well)

A disaster in waiting

By Sadhguru, Isha Foundation. Published: 19th May 2019.
Ecological problems are no longer a myth. The facts are ranged in such a manner that it is a clear statement. The way we are going right now, it is a disastrous path. But we call it “business as usual.” If we go with “business as usual,” the planet is in for a very serious turndown in the way it functions.
But we are not looking for solutions yet, we are only looking to slow down the disaster. We want to gift the disaster to our children; we don’t want it to happen in our time.
We are trying to handle a massive problem with small incentives here and there. That is not the way it needs to be addressed if you are serious about a solution. 
If we do not take corrective action right now, we will pass on a legacy which we will be ashamed of and which we will be accused of and hated for by our children and the next generation of people.


Arctic sea ice / Re: 2018 sea ice area and extent data
« on: August 15, 2018, 11:22:18 PM »
Folks, does this helps?

<now back to my vacation>

The rest / Re: Arctic Café
« on: June 28, 2018, 06:54:40 PM »
Ugo Bardi writes in his blogspot: "About 2,000 years ago, the Roman philosopher Lucius Annaeus Seneca wrote to his friend Licilius noting that "growth is slow, but ruin is rapid". It was an apparently obvious observation, but one of those observations that turns out to be not obvious at all if you just think a little about it."
He wrote book about it, The "Seneca Effect", published this spring.

How fast a house can be built? How fast it can be destroyed?
How much takes to create something? How much takes to destroy it?

< we still lack the culture... we lack leadership... >


"A major outbreak of waterspouts happened along the coast of Emilia Romagna, north Italy, mainly near Rimini. Over 10 and likely over 15 waterspouts were reported in only about 2 hours."

Spectacular view from Gabicce Mare. Photo: Francesco Gennari.

More photos there.

Walking the walk / Re: Gardening
« on: June 20, 2018, 12:17:39 PM »
Grafting skill is invaluable for many growers. If grafting is something new for you - amazing Joe Real can help you start:

Citrus Bark Grafting Tutorial - the Real deal! ( it's not for citrus only, mind you ;) )

That's how i started. (Thanks Joe, wherever you are now.)

Arctic sea ice / Re: Arctic Image of the Day
« on: June 19, 2018, 07:52:56 PM »
While you all are still on it ;) How about Kaketoe?

Vernacular names
Bahasa Indonesia: Kakatua
беларуская: Какаду
Boarisch: Kakadu
čeština: Kakaduovití
Deutsch: Kakadus
English: Cockatoos
español: Cacatúas
français: Cacatoès
hrvatski: Kakadui
italiano: Cacatuidi
lietuvių: Kakadu
magyar: Kakadufélék
македонски: Какадуа
Nederlands: Kaketoes
日本語: オウム科
norsk: Kakaduer
norsk nynorsk: Kakaduer
polski: Kakadu
português: Cacatuas
suomi: Kakadut
svenska: Kakaduor
ไทย: นกกระตั้ว

The rest / Re: Arctic Café
« on: June 19, 2018, 04:14:48 PM »
Great Science Communicators

Neil deGrasse Tyson is of "Carl Sagan's type". I like that type, so inspiring. Human at its best. And influential. For some.

Carl Sagan on Climate as an Emerging Issue (1990)
by Climate State Published on Apr 12, 2017: 7,310 views

1. part as above + 2.part more details (1990)
by Teresa Davidson Published on Oct 1, 2017, 1 view   *??just me??*


Google do not be evil!

< As the Concentrated Corporate Power grew so is the CO2 Problem. Can we stop it? >

The rest / Re: Arctic Café
« on: June 17, 2018, 12:20:55 PM »
In absence of the real stuff in my vicinity

severe-weather.EU @severeweatherEU 2h2 hours ago: "Beautiful capture of an isolated thunderstorm over the northern Adriatic sea from Lošinj Island, Croatia. June 14, 2018. Photo: Vilson Berisha"

a documentary, story about sprites...
and some real action here: Shooting the Everlasting Storm | That’s Amazing
more, The Maracaibo Lake - Catatumbo Tour Part 1 & Ivan Torrent - Icarus (feat. Julie Elven)

The rest / Re: Arctic Café
« on: June 12, 2018, 09:41:24 AM »
Thanks for the post about consciousness, beautiful controversial subject. I like approach with several layers of emergent awareness. Example given here, mentioned here: Reactivity, Consciousness, Communality, Hypersociality, ...
In this view consciousness may not be enough to deal with challenges we face today, what more may we need...

A few quotes from the speech mentioned here and here:
Hence the need to devise a long-term global strategy able to provide energy security and, by laying down precise commitments to meet the problem of climate change, to encourage economic stability, public health, the protection of the environment and integral human development.
This is a challenge of epochal proportions.
We know that the challenges facing us are interconnected.
Political decisions, social responsibility on the part of the business community and criteria governing investments – all these must be guided by the pursuit of the long-term common good and concrete solidarity between generations. There should be no room for opportunistic and cynical efforts to gain small partial results in the short run, while shifting equally significant costs and damages to future generations.
Decisive progress on this path cannot be made without an increased awareness that all of us are part of one human family, united by bonds of fraternity and solidarity. Only by thinking and acting with constant concern for this underlying unity that overrides all differences, only by cultivating a sense of universal intergenerational solidarity, can we set out really and resolutely on the road ahead.
Unlimited faith in markets and technology has led many people to believe that shifts in economic or technological systems will be sufficient to remedy the current ecological and social imbalances. Yet we must acknowledge that the demand for continuous economic growth has led to severe ecological and social consequences, since our current economic system thrives on ever-increasing extraction, consumption and waste.

“The problem is that we still lack the culture needed to confront this crisis. We lack leadership capable of striking out on new paths in meeting the needs of the present with concern for all and without prejudice towards coming generations” (Laudato Si’, 53).

(my emphasis)

We need leadership with - for humans - exceptional inherent grasp of "communality".

My locality were under estofex threat level 3 yesterday. That is the max level, happened never before. Anyway, i got nothing worth to mention - not even decent thunder/lighting which i like to observe - so i envy folks who saw it:

severe-weather.EU @severeweatherEU 4h4 hours ago: "Brutal lightning barrage over the northern Adriatic sea last night as seen from Lošinj Island, Croatia. Excellent photo by Sandro Puncet."

Nothing to envy here, severe-weather.EU @severeweatherEU 10h10 hours ago: "11 cm (!!) hailstone from yesterday's severe hailstorm over Črnomelj, Slovenia! Report: Matej Štegar"
Photo here.

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