Winter 2009 Issue

SuperConsciousness Winter 2009 CoverFeatured Articles

Why We Care
6 Health Benefits of Altruism
Inside Doctors Without Borders
Hotel Rwanda's Paul Rusesa

 

 

 

 

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Articles featured in this issue:

Reflections On Altruism, Aid, and Attitude

Reflections On Altruism, Aid, and Attitude

The world of humanitarian aid offers little time for reflection. Often, aid workers move from crisis to crisis, with barely a moment to absorb the lessons from their last posting before they are confronted with a fresh new disaster in a different land....

 

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Amateur Astrophotography

Search the Night Sky from your Backyard

When the sun sets in the western horizon and the last twinkling of light fades into austere darkness, they appear en masse: planets . . . stars . . . constellations . . . as far as the eye can see....

 

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Rebuilding Value in Our Lives

Rebuilding Value in Our Lives

It was Christmas Eve when award-winning author and documentarian Douglas Rushkoff was mugged in front of his “hip” Park Slope neighborhood apartment in Brooklyn while taking out his trash. He immediately did what any responsible neighbor would do...

 

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Tested by Fire

Tested by Fire

In the world of humanitarian aid, Medicins Sans Frontiers, a.k.a. Doctors Without Borders, is a bit of an outlaw. Shunning the silence imposed on volunteers by organizations like the Red Cross, MSF workers are unafraid to call for international action in regions where they practice.

 

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Halliburton Solves Global Warming

Halliburton Solves Global Warming

Once again striking satirically into the heart of the corporate world, the Yes Men take concerns about climate change to their logical conclusion.

 

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