If you only read the headlines, which in general focus on the bad rather than the good news because it is deemed “more newsworthy”, then you would think that the world is going to hell in a handbasket. “Given the rising risk of nuclear war with North Korea, the paralysis in Congress, warfare in Yemen […]

Did you know? Although it may not seem like it from all we hear in the news, taken altogether, humanity has never been better off, based on GDP and other measures of well-being. Here are some facts: 1) The number of people living in absolute poverty has been reduced by 60% since 1980. 2) The world is safer […]

What will tomorrow bring? Few films show a positive vision of the future. But the documentary “Tomorrow”, by French writer, film director, poet and activist Cyril Dion, and French actress, singer and screenwriter Mélanie Laurent, shows what humanity could look like tomorrow.  This film aims to show what the human being does best. According to Dion and Laurent, its objective […]

Supporting Dalit women to become leaders, promoting a school for Tibetan refugees, helping educate girls in rural West Bengal, supporting a children’s hostel in rural Goa, offering IT training, personal development and English classes in Nagpur, offering a retreat from the slums in Bhaja and Bordharan: these are some of the projects run by the Karuna Trust. “Inspired by […]

This video has already widely circulated, but it’s worth showing again and watching to the end. It’s a perfect example of humanity.