Russian officials condemned the U.S.-led airstrikes on three sites in Syria early Saturday, calling the attacks https://twitter.com/RussianEmbassyC/status/984990458593054720 "treacherous and insane" and a "clear and present danger to world peace."
---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : China accuses US of 'Cold War mentality' over nuclear policy ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : Doomsday Clock moved to just two minutes to 'apocalypse' Growing concerns about a possible nuclear war and other global threats have pushed forward the symbolic Doomsday Clock by 30 seconds - to just two minutes before midnight. The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS) said it had acted because the world was becoming "more dangerous". http://www.bbc.com/news/world-42823734 http://www.bbc.com/news/world-42823734 .. Doomsday torpedo: http://www.popularmechanics.com/military/weapons/a15227656/pentagon-document-confirms-existence-of-russian-doomsday-torpedo/ http://www.popularmechanics.com/military/weapons/a15227656/pentagon-document-confirms-existence-of-russian-doomsday-torpedo/ ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : Unsettled By Russia, Sweden Revives Pamphlets On What To Do 'If War Comes' The decision to revive the pamphlet after all this time was inspired by the "current security situation" around the Baltic Sea, referring to recent Russian movements in the region. The Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency is organizing a reboot of the pamphlet, this time augmenting its advice on conventional warfare with tips on how to grapple with threats of this era: terrorism and cyberattacks, pandemics, misinformation campaigns and crises related to climate change. The agency expects to deliver these pamphlets to 4.7 million Swedish households beginning in late May. https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/01/22/578893302/unsettled-by-russia-sweden-revives-pamphlets-on-what-to-do-if-war-comes https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/01/22/578893302/unsettled-by-russia-sweden-revives-pamphlets-on-what-to-do-if-war-comes You’re Invited! To Global TM Group Meditations Contact your local TM Center for more info. Also, in case you missed it: Conf. replay: “A New Science for Peace” http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=93859237&msgid=1255941&act=6OX3&c=381609&destination=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.davidlynchfoundation.org%2Fscience-for-peace-live-stream%2F Dear Friends, The success of our previous Group Meditations, with over 19,000 people meditating together in 29 countries, has inspired us to think bigger. Please join us for Global Group Meditations. This event will be part of our powerful waves of personal and collective growth—a tradition that began more than 50 years ago with TM’s Founder, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Join us for global waves of coherence and bliss Participants from around the world have commented on the wonderful, often blissful, experience of meditating together in such a large group. “A rare feeling of inner peace and interconnectedness!” —L.K. Chicago, IL “Because it was such a large group, one had the feeling [during the meditation] that we were not only diving into our own inner silence, but we were also enlivening that silence in the whole world.” —D.T., Barbados “It’s an opportunity to connect with other meditators locally and also around the world. I love the large group meditations. I never miss them.” —F.C., New York City Join the TM meditating family in North and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australasia, to create a wave of happiness, peace, and harmony, as we welcome in the new year and take a big step in our own growth. Please contact your local TM Center for more details. If you cannot attend in person, do join us from wherever you are. Conference Replay: “A New Science for Peace” Candy Crowley, Dr. John Hagelin, and experts in health, brain science, education, and the military recently held a morning summit to discuss the use of the evidence-based TM technique to address the critical issues of toxic stress, trauma, and peace at the Abramson Center for Peace, David Lynch FoundationSM, Washington, D.C. You can read more and watch a replay of the event here. http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=93859237&msgid=1255941&act=6OX3&c=381609&destination=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.davidlynchfoundation.org%2Fscience-for-peace-live-stream%2F We look forward to seeing you soon! Maharishi on “The 1% Effect” – How Just a Small Percentage of People Can Change the World http://www.tm.org/blog/maharishi/maharishi-on-the-1-effect/ http://www.tm.org/blog/maharishi/maharishi-on-the-1-effect/ ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : It is time to let science drive public policy. It is time to have effective meditation taught and practiced everywhere. Time is come now to break with the ignorance of the past. Pope Francis has urged the world not to ignore the plight of millions of migrants "driven from their land", ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : He said diplomacy was the only answer. Mr Putin also said that the ramping up of "military hysteria" could lead to global catastrophe. Russian President Vladimir Putin has said pursuing further sanctions against North Korea is "useless", saying "they'd rather eat grass than give up their nuclear programme". ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : Dr. Hagelin, et al; Right now, pull all the levers you have to have a group meditation nation-wide this weekend. Saturday afternoon to augment peace in the world. “All we are saying is give peace a chance”. ..Progressive Meditators Unite! ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : Where the Sam Hill are the teachers of peace in this? You read the BBC page this morning? The Japanese, the Russians, the Chinese, the South Koreans call for diplomacy. Where is ™’s leadership in the diplomacy of those people there asking for peace? Our ™ communal leadership should be all over this. Where the heck are TM’s Prime Minister, the Raja of America and the Maharaja of TM in this diplomacy, the owners of TM? This is a perfectly good time to have an emergency re-write of the Dome meditation application guidelines and to then invite people to the Dome meditations. Right now. North Korea crisis: South's leader in plea to avoid war Mr Moon told the visiting top US military official that there must be a diplomatic solution to the crisis. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : “This country and our world need you to be an army of wisdom, compassion, and connectedness, showing the world how to be awake, to be connected, and to be energized by the tremendous power that lies within,” said Congressman Ryan in his Maharishi University of Management (MUM) address on June 24, 2017. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : President Donald Trump says the US military is "locked and loaded" to deal with North Korea, ramping up the rhetorical brinkmanship. ..tips for residents to prepare for any missile threat.. "Do not look at the flash or fireball - it can blind you." "Lie flat on the ground and cover your head. If the explosion is some distance away, it could take 30 seconds or more for the blast wave to hit." ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : US has now threatened military force with President Donald Trump warning of "fire and fury" http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-40871416. North Korea Guam missile strike plan 'ready by mid-August' "The Hwasong-12 rockets to be launched by the KPA [Korean People's Army] will cross the sky above Shimane, Hiroshima and Koichi [Kochi] Prefectures of Japan," ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : With the Chinese nation in the throes of a new wave of patriotism just ahead of the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese army, a hugely symbolic event for the country, ..In a stern speech, President Xi Jinping vowed to fight anyone who tried to split China. http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-china-blog-40811952 ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : We, the world, needs to do a more effective job at stopping and resolving conflict. There are 27 active conflicts now in the world. We need to do a better job of stopping and resolving conflict. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : A month on from the Radical Peace Conference, what Action points? The press release and GUSP web page read only as a wall of words. Great ideas, what about deployment? Policy implementation? Who is editing the GUSP page? ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : The Radical Peace Conference, held this last month.. Scientists and policy makers joined together: https://www.gusp.org/global-peace-summit/ https://www.gusp.org/global-peace-summit/ ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : UN refugee agency: A Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide.. by conflict http://www.bbc.com/news/world-40321287 It is a smaller increase than 2014-15, when the figure rose by five million. But the UN high commissioner for refugees Filippo Grandi said it was still a disheartening failure of international diplomacy. "The world seems to have become unable to make peace," Mr Grandi said. "So you will see old conflicts that continue to linger, and new conflicts erupting, and both produce displacement… forced displacement is a symbol for wars that never end." ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : "..in the field of conflict resolution, the first stage in the emergence of war is mounting societal stress—political, religious, and ethnic tensions. “If these tensions grow unchecked—if they reach a boiling point—they inevitably erupt in social violence, terrorism, and war,” ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : Waging World Peace in Conflict Resolution. In addition to food aid delivered to regions with huge dislocated populations there should also be programs and resources allocated to conflict resolution. Resources for people in these regions to learn how to meditate as part of a process of larger conflict resolution in the world. A larger source in world food insecurity that is driving people from their homes is war, conflict. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : Both Science and experience say quite evidently that meditating and meditating in groups by effect creates peace. That meditation creates peace is now simply and plainly statistical fact, a truth. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : In the world today there are 65.8 million people displaced from their homes due to war. While the need right now for food is extreme to feed children and families dislocated by war the need for conflict resolution is huge also to stem the undertow tides of population dislocation in the world. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : US warns Beijing on South China Sea islands http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-40141541 http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-40141541 Why is the South China Sea contentious? http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-pacific-13748349 ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : US President Donald Trump has said he would like to solve the North Korea crisis diplomatically, but that a "major, major conflict" is possible. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : In meditating here we, the world, can’t afford what leadership we have had on this. This is not a time to retreat on doing whatever we must in sustaining and even enlarging on group meditation here right now. "An unchecked Iran has the potential to travel the same path as North Korea and to take the world along with it," Mr Tillerson said. ---In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, <dhamiltony...@yahoo.com> wrote : North Korea tension: China 'seriously concerned' about nuclear threats. China's Foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said China opposed words or actions that could further raise tension. Damn the Torpedoes. .. It is time to deploy for peace. We need volunteers right now and then even conscription beyond this if we can't have the volunteers join in right away for world-wide service. Call up the reserves, even the young in their schools, the old too, the home-makers and the workers of our farms, factories and service industries, everyone. Like the old minute-soldiers of our frontier militias, the sons and dau (Message over 64 KB, truncated)