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How can we help children with ADHD or autism?

In recent decades there has been a fairly steep rise in the number of children diagnosed with ADHD and autism, at least in Western societies. ADHD is the most common diagnosis for a mental disorder among young in the US and has increased with 16% since 2007. According to the Center for Disease Control the diagnosis of autism has increased with as much as 30% in two years!! (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Autism). I will not here discuss what may be the cause of these conditions, or the rise especially of autism, except than to say that the dominating neurological paradigm in medicine does
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What does the “Global Mind” Mean?

The first volume of “The Paradigm Shift Trilogy” is called The Global Mind and the Rise of Civilization, and if we are now truly part of a paradigm shift it seems we should not be thinking exactly in the same terms or using the same kinds of concepts that we have been doing in the past. While “the Rise of Civilization” seems clear enough and means pretty much the same as it always has, the “Global Mind” is a new concept that has never been used in this sense before. “The Global Mind” in the sense it is used in
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Some New Reflections on the Mayan Calendar “end” date.

It is timely to reflect on the deeper meaning of the shift that has taken place as a shift in the Mayan calendar requires some time to manifest before its consequences may be fully pondered. Some time has now passed since the date, October 28, 2011, that some of us held as the end of the thirteen baktuns of the Long Count of the Maya. After the passing of the alternative date for this, December 21, 2012, a reappraisal of the Mayan calendar, and especially its continuation, may now be warranted. What did the shift on October 28, 2011 (13
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