It’s no longer so easy to impress the crowd with just ordinary paintings or sculptures. Show me something different. If you haven’t seen these seemingly impossible to create carvings on the graphite of a pencil yet, then right now you have a perfect chance to finally be impressed by something extraordinary.
This person has millions of followers. His advice and wishes are heeded by ordinary people as well as the powerful, regardless of their personal religious affiliations. Many celebrities consider it an honor to attend his teachings and come to his homeland to find peace in prayer. We are speaking of His Holiness the Dalai Lama XIV, Tenzin Gyatso.
Professional education is a natural and indispensable process for the modern human being. In today's world, educational boundaries or limits are nearly non-existent. Without a doubt, these global processes have a good influence on our knowledge of the world as a whole. It's no secret that, in many disciplines, the level of knowledge of a modern student will be significantly higher than that of a person with an academic degree, say, 150 or 200 years ago. However, educational availability and globalization led to the appearance of related processes which cannot be evaluated easily, in terms of their positive or negative influence.
In the second half of the 20th century the Internet appeared in our lives as a new-born. And the world suddenly changed. No matter what country or even continent you’re from, you’re most likely registered on Facebook, a lot are playing World of Warcraft or any other online game, blogging for a lot became another figment of self.
Opinion of the Founding President of the World Public Forum “Dialogue of Civilizations”, prof. Vladimir Yakunin