THE PRICE WE PAY The price we pay for the affluence and plenty of contemporary life is a constant barrage of potentially dangerous chemicals in the food we eat, the water we drink and the air we breathe. Our modern pace of life, with tremendous stress and pressure, and lack of time for peaceful reflection [...]Read more
MASSIVE CROWDS IN LIMITED SPACES: HAJJ AND OTHER RELIGIOUS PILGRIMAGES The Hajj is an extraordinary complex logistical undertaking. The Hajj represents not only an enormous number of people, but also extraordinary diversity of age, income, underlying healthfulness, illness and geographic origin. The heat can be brutal, and the crowds are tightly packed. Disease is likely [...]Read more