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Blog. Imagine You Are a Baby Again – Alan Watts [Animated Video] For more HE original videos, check out our YouTube channel This is the Simplest, Most Effective Thing You Can Do to be Happier As a human race, we’ve come far from our beginnings several thousand years ago. An Essay by Einstein. "How strange is the lot of us mortals!

An Essay by Einstein

Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he sometimes thinks he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people -- first of all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness is wholly dependent, and then for the many, unknown to us, to whose destinies we are bound by the ties of sympathy. A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving... "I have never looked upon ease and happiness as ends in themselves -- this critical basis I call the ideal of a pigsty.

Short Quotes to Live By. Many times when you have some really interesting quotes in your life through various mediums like funny sayings or some famous proverbs, it works like the psalms!

Short Quotes to Live By

Just keeping them in your bag or writing them down on your book marker or desk is sure to motivate you in the daily mundane activities of life. Have a look at the collection of short quotes to live by. Confidence comes not from always being right but not fearing to be wrong. ~ Peter T. Mcintyre. Death song poems « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground.

Poetry site--read thomas mcgrath – jralb

50 Most Influential Books of the Last 50 (or so) Years. In compiling the books on this list, the editors at SuperScholar have tried to provide a window into the culture of the last 50 years.

50 Most Influential Books of the Last 50 (or so) Years

Ideally, if you read every book on this list, you will know how we got to where we are today. Not all the books on this list are “great.” Inspirational quotes.


Best Places to Get Free Books – The Ultimate Guide. When we were reviewing 10 of the best online resources for free books, we had a LOT of readers chime in with their own favorites as well.

Best Places to Get Free Books – The Ultimate Guide

Thank you for all your helpful contributions! In fact, we had so many suggestions, we have enough to compile a huge list from them, so here they are in no particular order: ManyBooks – Free eBooks for your PDA, iPod, or eBook reader – Thanks Tony Bryan & abben BookCrossing – Where real books are released into the wild to be found by others – Thanks EngtechLibraryElf – The perfect companion to a public library system – Thanks EngtechScribd – Open library to publish and discover documents online – Thanks CincauHangus Word Public Library – 400,000 PDF ebooks for download – Thanks EllenFree Tech Books – Free computer science and engineering books (+ lecture notes) – Thanks EllenBookins – Swap real books with other readers – Thanks Jimbob WellToldTales – Free short story podcasts (like audiobooks, but shorter) – Thanks Kevin C.

100 Must Read Books: The Man’s Essential Library. Philosophy. We know what you’re thinking about. November 15, 2010.

We know what you’re thinking about

6 Wordsmiths Who Couldn’t Spell. This month marks my 6-year anniversary blogging for mental_floss.

6 Wordsmiths Who Couldn’t Spell

It also marks's 6-year anniversary in the blogosphere. To celebrate the more than 2,000 daily posts, I'll be republishing some of my favorite posts from these last half-dozen years, starting today, running to the end of the month. Hope you enjoy this stroll down memory lane... (Originally published on Feb. 3, 2009)1. Alfred Mosher ButtsBest known for: inventing Scrabble (first called Lexiko, and then later, Criss Cross Words)But did you know: We owe our Scrabble addictions to the Depression? 2. Talks. Here I Am by Michael Ryan. Quote Pictures Now that you've forgotton all about me... Can we start over. Presocratic Philosophy. The Origins of Western Thought Philosophical Thinking Philosophy as a discipline isn't easy to define precisely.

Presocratic Philosophy

Issuing from a sense of wonderment about life and the world, it often involves a keen interest in major questions about ourselves, our experience, and our place in the universe as a whole. But philosophy is also reflectively concerned with the methods its practitioners employ in the effort to resolve such questions. Emerging as a central feature of Western culture, philosophy is a tradition of thinking and writing about particular issues in special ways.

The Experience and Perception of Time. What is ‘the perception of time’?

The Experience and Perception of Time

The very expression ‘the perception of time’ invites objection. Insofar as time is something different from events, we do not perceive time as such, but changes or events in time. But, arguably, we do not perceive events only, but also their temporal relations. The four agreements, don miguel ruiz book - a code for life and personal development. Home » self/personal development » the four agreements - don miguel ruiz Don Miguel Ruiz's - The Four Agreements Don Miguel Ruiz's book, The Four Agreements was published in 1997.

the four agreements, don miguel ruiz book - a code for life and personal development

For many, The Four Agreements is a life-changing book, whose ideas come from the ancient Toltec wisdom of the native people of Southern Mexico. The Toltec were 'people of knowledge' - scientists and artists who created a society to explore and conserve the traditional spiritual knowledge and practices of their ancestors. The Toltec viewed science and spirit as part of the same entity, believing that all energy - material or ethereal - is derived from and governed by the universe. iTools - use the best tools. Philosophy since the Enlightenment, by Roger Jones.