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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. 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.”

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. 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.

death song poems « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground

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

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.

Written by: Jason Lankow, Ross Crooks, Joshua Ritchie, and Brett McKay Photo by the nonist There are the books you read, and then there are the books that change your life.

100 Must Read Books: The Man’s Essential Library

We can all look back on the books that have shaped our perspective on politics, religion, money, and love. Some will even become a source of inspiration for the rest of your life. From a seemingly infinite list of books of anecdotal or literal merit, we have narrowed down the top 100 books that have shaped the lives of individual men while also helping define broader cultural ideas of what it means to be a man. Whether it be a book on adventure, war, or manners, there is so much to learn about life’s great questions from these gems. 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.

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. 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. 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.