New Zealand

22 Feb 2011 – What is Happening???

Was woken up with all these news this morning. First a death of a friend’s companion, then the news about the earthquake in NZ. Cousins and their families in that area, please stay safe. Yesterday an ST  link was posting in FB about the mass stranding death of whales. When will human learn from animals’ instinct with their warning signs? Life is fragile and so is our earth’s environment! If we continue to abuse our planet and ourselves, the future generations will suffer and so will we 😦

Yesterday’s ST

Amy Lam Not good…

WELLINGTON – MORE than 100 pilot whales died in a mass stranding at a remote New Zealand beach, conservation officials said on Monday. Hikers on Sunday reported finding 107 whales beached on Stewart Island, off the South Island’s south-west coast, a Department of Conservation (DoC) spokesman said…

Today
Amy Lam: Was yesterday’s link about the whales a warning?

WELLINGTON – A STRONG 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the southern New Zealand city of Christchurch on Tuesday, and there were reports of damage to some buildings. Radio New Zealand reported that a church near the city center collapsed…

A human being is part of the whole, called by us “Universe,” a part limited in time and space.  He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest – a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness.  This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us.  Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole [of] nature in its beauty – Albert Einstein, 1950