Ayahuasca Vs. Iboga In comparing Iboga and Ayahuasca the most difficult part is finding any common ground at all. They are as different as two experiences could be, though each of them are master medicines in their own right. The Iboga experience is completely unique in the realm of psychedelics, almost to the point where it should be a part of a different category. The intense stimulant effect of the Ibogaine alkaloid is largely responsible for the separation. Whereas most psychedelics either heighten normal senses or make them seem to disappear altogether, during the Iboga experience you are acutely aware of the physical discomfort of the body. Rapid heart rate, persistent nausea, intense dizziness, buzzing in the ears, and the stern voice of the Truth–This lasts for 24 hours strong.
What is The Free World Charter? What is The Free World Charter? Let's make everything free The Free World Charter is a statement of principles that has the potential to optimise life on Earth for all species, eradicate poverty and greed, and advance progress. Neither political nor religious, these ten short principles could form the foundation of a new, advanced society that uses no money, is free, fair and sustainable. They are based solely on nature, common sense and survival. The Free World Charter is now widely considered a logical progression out of the failing mechanisms of today's society, and a natural step in our evolution.
Don't forget Biram Dear Therese, Biram Dah Abeid and two other imprisoned anti-slavery activists in Mauritania recently began a hunger strike in protest against worsening conditions. They are being held in a very dangerous prison in Aleg, Mauritania. While the hunger strike has since come to an end, we’re still worried about Biram and his friends and how much more they will have to endure in prison. They’re only at the beginning of their two-year sentence. We must keep up the pressure and let Biram and his fellow abolitionists know that we haven’t forgotten them.
Theory of Change Community As we define it, a Theory of Change defines all building blocks required to bring about a given long-term goal. This set of connected building blocks–interchangeably referred to as outcomes, results, accomplishments, or preconditions is depicted on a map known as a pathway of change/change framework, which is a graphic representation of the change process. Built around the pathway of change, a Theory of Change describes the types of interventions (a single program or a comprehensive community initiative) that bring about the outcomes depicted in the pathway of a change map. Each outcome in the pathway of change is tied to an intervention, revealing the often complex web of activity that is required to bring about change. A Theory of Change would not be complete without an articulation of the assumptions that stakeholders use to explain the change process represented by the change framework.
Are you a human trafficker? Human trafficking is tantamount to slavery, and laws in the GCC – especially the Kafala system – facilitate it to a degree, Employers – both individuals and organizations – need to be aware that many common unethical practices constitute trafficking and forced labor. Few realize that the conditions they impose on their employees, physically harmless as they may be, amount to grave rights violations. For the many citizens who employ domestic help and organizations that employ a large number of low-income migrant workers, the quiz may be useful in identifying and mitigating one’s role in human trafficking. The common denominator in all trafficking scenarios is the use of force, fraud or coercion to exploit a person for commercial sex or for the purpose of subjecting a victim to involuntary servitude, debt bondage, or forced labor. The use of force or coercion can be direct and violent, or psychological. Test your human trafficking culpability
Curanderismo: Traditional Medicine This online course will provide information on the history, traditions, rituals, herbs and remedies and video demonstrations of Curanderismo, a folk healing tradition of the Southwestern United States, Latin America and Mexico. The course will be divided up into thematic modules such as traditional plants, body cupping, traditional massage, juice therapy, energetic cleansings, laugh therapy, shawl alignments, and the traditional Mexican sweatlodge. The course will discuss the effectiveness of traditional medicine in order to meet the needs of many people, especially the uninsured. The thematic modules will consist of a short video with a well-known healer followed by a short quiz. As a student enrolled in this course, you will have free access to selected chapters and content for the duration of the course.
The International Flag of Planet Earth The scientific study of flags is called vexillology, and the practice of designing flags is called vexillography. Both of these are an outcome of heraldry. In these practices there are different unofficial design rules/costums, about colors, placement, proportions, typography, and aestethics in general. This proposal is accurate according to the regulations regarding flags.
Kshama Sawant: The Most Dangerous Woman in America SEATTLE—Kshama Sawant, the socialist on the City Council, is up for re-election this year. Since joining the council in January of 2014 she has helped push through a gradual raising of the minimum wage to $15 an hour in Seattle. She has expanded funding for social services and blocked, along with housing advocates, an attempt by the Seattle Housing Authority to allow a rent increase of up to 400 percent.
What a Shaman Sees in A Mental Hospital In the shamanic view, mental illness signals “the birth of a healer,” explains Malidoma Patrice Somé. Thus, mental disorders are spiritual emergencies, spiritual crises, and need to be regarded as such to aid the healer in being born. What those in the West view as mental illness, the Dagara people regard as “good news from the other world.”