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. We’ve explored space (both inner and outer), carved out a comfortable existence for ourselves and come closer to understanding the fundamental question that has been at the heart of our race – “What makes us happy?” […] *This* Is Why You Have Trouble Meditating A wise man once said, “Meditation is f*cking hard.” Real Muscles, Fake Breasts and Superiority Complexes.
An Essay by Einstein. "How strange is the lot of us mortals!
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. The ideals that have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth. "My political ideal is democracy. 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!
Death song poems « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground. Poetry Dispatch No. 244 | June 24 2008 I have been a long time in this emptiness Most of it wasted… Out here it is so easy for the fool, Mad in his isolation, To mistake the solitude of his own poor soul for a diamond I’ve mentioned my old bookseller-friend from Chicago, Paul Romaine on other occasions (profiled in CHI TOWN), a mentor of sorts, who put the books of numerous socially conscious writers into my hands, suggesting: to be a real writer in America you must engage yourself with larger issues…matters of injustice…racial intolerance, “big business” (as it was called then), war, labor, the plight of the working class.
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One of these writers was the poet Tom McGrath and his book LETTER TO AN IMAGINARY FRIEND.
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.
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.
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Google+ 100 Must Read Books: The Man’s Essential Library. Philosophy. We know what you’re thinking about. 6 Wordsmiths Who Couldn’t Spell. This month marks my 6-year anniversary blogging for mental_floss.
It also marks mentalfloss.com'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... 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.
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. The Experience and Perception of Time. What is ‘the 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. 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.
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.