Today, March 13, 2013, I am writing this message addressed to the new Pope, His Holiness, Pope Francis. Maybe just an impulse to expose my long standing feelings related to the deteriorating world conditions, at a moment when the apparent incidences of corruption and sexual offenses right in the HQ of the largest Christian Church have been divulged. And what is being or should be undertaken to halt, to revert this adverse tendency? Where are we wrong counting with strong institutions like the United Nations and, last but not least, the Churches, the Religions striving to build a world of peace?
I followed with much interest the statements of the retired Pope Benedict XVI on the occasions of the WORLD DAY OF PEACE taking place the first day of January every year. I was captivated by his profound ideas and concepts, showing an elevated grade of wisdom and preoccupation of the unhealthy path followed by mankind.
However I missed some ideas regarding concrete and down-to-earth proposals how to halt the growing corrosion of morality and responsibility indispensable to get hold of the longed for World of Peace. Actually, there exist most effective tools if properly adjusted.....the (political) union of religions, especially that of Christianity, the largest Religion, to focus world affairs through the strength of their billions of followers.
In this message I refer to the Ecumenism fostered by some prestigious institutions who, however, are engaged to promote mainly an Eucharistic, a spiritual union of churches more than having material objectives in mind. The spiritual union of Churches is by itself an extremely complex enterprise and at least time taking, if possible at all, as has been proved so far.
Some time ago when I completed 90 years, mainly with the purpose of keeping my mind alert I decided to put my thoughts and feelings on paper and to divulge these concepts. Later on, with the purpose to make it a more attractive reading I converted it into the romance THE HUMAN MANKIND, which you can read later on.
The narrative describes a parallel between the present world and the ideal one. It is combining a novel of suspense, romance and philosophy narrated with true realism as far as the actual idiosyncrasies of the nations are concerned, the antagonistic relationship of some of them, as well as the conflicting incidences during the General Assembly of the United Nations. Furthermore, the successful proceedings of this institution as related in this work to effectively assist the poorest countries to build themselves an economic and social development of their nation were based on non-miraculous but realistic actions to make that possible.
Pablo Luis Mainzer, now 93 years old, wrote his first book THE HUMAN MANKIND at the age of 91, more than anything, as he observed, to keep his mind alert and to enjoy as best as he could his longevity. In this and his other works seems to transpire in the background his deep feelings of criticism on the behavior of our tumultuous world and the roads leading to a more human community and better quality of life. THE HUMAN MANKIND relates in an entertaining novel of suspense our world as it is and how it could and should be. THE FASCINATING MIND-BODY MEDICINE shows the revolutionary tendency in medical science, inspired by his own life experience after he and part of his family suffered cancer, and the significant influence by the practice of Meditation. MANUAL FOR QUALITY OF LIVE shows the ways to achieve a satisfying longevity. A LIFE IN PERSPECTIVE, his autobiography, relating his long life rich of tragic and hilarious occurrences. Hazardous life under the Third Reich being a Jew and escaping from Nazi Germany, still a youth of 16, to the interior of South America, without money and unknowing the local language. With sincerity he puts on view his doubts in relation to religious rituals and dogmas more exercised than the habit of assisting the needy. He suggests "utopian" alternatives as such considered by a friendly priest and exposes how his antagonistic views of faith accompanied him all his life.
Pablo Luis Mainzer, ahora 93 años, escribió su primer libro LA HUMANIDAD HUMANA a la edad de 91, más que nada, como observa, para mantener su mente alerta y disfrutar de lo mejor que posible su longevidad. En esta y otras obras suyas parece transpirar en el fondo de sus profundos sentimientos la crítica sobre el comportamiento de nuestro mundo tumultuoso y los caminos que conducen a una comunidad más humana y a la mejor calidad de vida en general. LA HUMANIDAD HUMANO relata en una entretenida novela de suspense nuestro mundo tal como es y cómo podría y debería ser. LA FASCINANTE MEDICINA MENTE-CUERPO resalta la tendencia revolucionaria en esta ciencia médica, inspirado por su propia experiencia de vida, después de que él y parte de su familia sufrieron cáncer, y la influencia significativa de la práctica de Meditación. MANUAL PARA LA CALIDAD DE VIDA orienta las maneras de alcanzar una longevidad satisfactoria. UNA VIDA EN PERSPECTIVA, su autobiografía, describe su larga vida rica en acontecimientos trágicos e hilarantes. Siendo Judío, cuenta su vida peligrosa bajo el Tercer Reich y su precipitada escapada de la Alemania Nazi al interior de América del Sur, con apenas 16 años de edad, sin dinero y sin saber el idioma local. Con sinceridad expone sus dudas con relación a los rituales y dogmas religiosos más practicados que el hábito de prácticas de ayuda a los necesitados.. Él sugiere "utópicos" alternativas consideradas como tales por un sacerdote amable y expone cómo sus puntos de vista antagónicos de fe le acompañaron toda su vida.read more
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