OCTOBER 2014

 

 

Astrid Bernstein – Dortmund / Germany


Is love selfish?

 

Love, in the absolute, cannot be selfish since it is based on exchange. Obviously, in every day life, all forms of love reflect a personal story, conditioned by a particular education and cultural background, creating a truly unique experience. If we want to measure the egocentric dimension in a relationship, on one hand, we must examine what is of a possessive nature, in other words, what separates us from our partners, and on the other hand, what is of a creative one, that which brings us closer to them.

 


 

Pierre Soral – Marseille / France


Is it your desire to change the world, and if so, is this desire based on rational reasoning or on a utopian ideal?

 

Whether we wish it or not, the world is built through our life experiences. Every one of us changes the world with our choices and actions. Personally, I’m of the opinion that humanity has a meaning and a purpose, and some of us are aware of this, and others not, or at least not enough. But we should all realize one day that life has some very mysterious aspects, and that within this world, there are forces in action that are beyond us. We all try to understand the world, although in vain, through rational logic, but life is not limited to our intellectual potential; it’s order and construction far exceeds what we can understand.

 


 

Armando Bracho – Maracay / Venezuela


What is the quality that you most appreciate?

 

I would put sincerity on the forefront. People that are honest always try to act according to truth, and their actions emanate from a deep sincerity, and consequently, are of great purity. The expression of truth is probably what is most lacking within humanity. We would take a tremendous step forward if we were all more aware, both personally and professionally, just how lies and deception are the source of the majority of problems confronting us.