Rabbi Lord Jonathon Saks Dies a Martyr for Peace

Rabbi Lord Jonathon Sacks passed away at the age of 72 in November. He devoted his life toward uniting the secular world with the religious world. He served as Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth the largest the largest synagogue body in the UK. He held this position from September 1991 until September 2013. He is known to be not only a Rabbi but also a philosopher, theologian, author and politician.

Study: How to Achieve Better Self-Control and Retrain Yourself

Coronavirus changed the trajectory of certain behaviors. The conditions of self-isolation are forcing people to adapt to changes around the globe. There are many who are self-reflecting and even looking to change their business course. For example, a popular enterpreneur from Ukraine, Andrey Burenok, who is an owner of TripMyDream travel service launched his own Youtube channel about self-reflection.

Clergy Work Together with Psychologists in the War Against Corona Trauma

Corona attacks the body and creates a tremendous emotional trauma.  The Clergy and psychologists are working together to heal the emotional stress of Corona.Madonna the American entertainer on her website called Corona the great equalizer. Corona even though it has separated all the nations of the world from each other through cancelling air traffic, the nations of the world have been united in the battle to return to normalcy. 

Physiognomics in Russia – Its Present and Future on the Global Scale

Russian psychologist Boris Higir claims he can make a determination about whether an individual is a criminal based on their first and last name, blood type, papillary pattern, facial features and their date of birth. The papillary pattern is not something you think of as an identifier. Higir has been studying physiognomics and also has published a book with his knowledge and research.  He is also a member of the International Informatization Academy (an NGO), is an Associated Member of the United Nations, maintains General Consultative Status with the Economic & Social Council of the United Nations, and is based out of Montreal. This could mean the United Nations is interested in such studies and others.

Conscious, Subsconcious, Parapsychology

Psychologists recognize that there are two levels of consciousness which are conscious level and subconscious. Psychologists work in treating people with speech which is on the conscious level. On the conscious level there is intellect and speech. Through interaction and communication between the psychologist and the patient, he/she is opened on the intellectual level to recognize his/her problems and to solve them. The results are not accomplished in one treatment.

Why Not Nudge?

Why not nudge?

While listening to an eminent speaker, I found about the nudge concept. An intriguing one and yet so subtle if one thinks about it.

Nudging is a concept in which one who is making a decision about something is given an environment or circumstances where he is inclined to make decisions tilting towards a certain way. This when looked from the outside seems to be as easy as a daily life thing, like your mother giving incentives to drink milk or a kid is told to brush his teeth so that he will have his favorite breakfast in the morning. But what if we apply the same in a bigger and more important circumstances.