Amazing world. Donald Trump Goes Full Schmuck, Uses Yiddish Word For Penis To Mock Hillary Clinton. Donald Trump Goes Full Schmuck, Uses Yiddish Word For Penis To Mock Hillary Clinton. Watch Charlie Rose Online at Hulu. Watch The Moment When 'Morning Joe' Loses Patience With Donald Trump. Nicolle Wallace. Wonders Of The World - Timeline. I'm a horseaddict. Break - Timeline. Guardian US. Slain Reporter's Father Demands 'Coward' Politicians Take Up Gun Control. The Buddhist View of Loneliness as a Good Thing. Get elephant's newsletter Photo: “Buddha Heart,” June 16, 2009 by Lynn Park. “Loneliness is the human condition. Cultivate it. The way it tunnels into you allows your soul room to grow. Never expect to outgrow loneliness.
Never hope to find people who will understand you, someone to fill that space. >> Bonus: the Four Stages of Loneliness & 10 Salves for a Broken Heart, here. The below is a great quote…reminds me of Robin Williams’ “I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche & Pema Chodron. Via my mom, via Trungpa Rinpoche: an apt one for Valentine’s Day: “Although the warrior’s life is dedicated to helping others, he realizes that he will never be able to completely share his experience with others…Yet he is more and more in love with the world.
From 2009: Tonight in Boulder there’s a Valentine’s Ball, which elephantjournal.com is proud to be sponsoring (it’s 80s style, and benefits the Women’s Bean Project). But the ‘shadow’ side of St. Racism of Atticus Finch in ‘Go Set a Watchman’ Could Alter Harper Lee’s Legacy. “Whether you’ve read the novel or seen the film, there’s this image you have of Atticus as a hero, and this brings him down a peg,” said Adam Bergstein, an English teacher in Queens whose 10th- and 11-grade students read “Mockingbird.” “How do you take this guy who everybody looked up to for the last 50-plus years, and now he’s a more flawed individual?”
In this version, Atticus is 72 years old, suffering from arthritis and stubbornly resistant to social change. He stands in sharp contrast to the gentle scholar in “Mockingbird,” who tells Scout, when explaining why he has gone out on a limb to defend a black man, that “I do my best to love everybody.” In “Watchman,” which comes out Tuesday, Atticus chides Scout for her idealistic views about racial equality: “The Negroes down here are still in their childhood as a people.”
After the initial shock, some writers and literary critics see added value in a more complex, and flawed, version of Atticus. Photo It is unclear why Ms. Ms. While A. Pathways to Bliss: Joseph Campbell on Why Perfectionism Kills Love and How to Save Your Relationship.
“Where the myth fails, human love begins,” Anaïs Nin wrote in her diary in 1941. “Then we love a human being, not our dream, but a human being with flaws.” Indeed, just like perfectionism kills creativity, it also kills love — the more we mythologize and idealize the person we love, the more disillusioned and disheartened we grow as we come to know their imperfect humanity which, if untainted by these blinding ideals, is the very wellspring of true love. That is what playwright Tom Stoppard captured in what is perhaps the greatest definition of love, in his notion of “the mask slipped from the face,” the stripping of the idealized projection, the surrender to the beautiful imperfection of a human being.
His focus on marriage is especially timely and poignant today, when the institution of marriage is being reimagined to be more inclusive and more just, which also means it’s being challenged to rise to higher standards of integrity. Campbell writes: Two people meet and fall in love. Why Do You Love Me? A Real Man’s Reply. I love you because I do. I love you because the Universe showed me the way to you. I love you because my heart beats your name, my mind drowns in your eyes, my soul feels yours even when we are miles apart.I love you because I have no choice; I didn’t ask to love you. I didn’t need to love you, but I love you just the same. My arms aren’t filled unless you’re in them and my thirst is not quenched unless you are the drink.I love you because I feel comfort in being out of my comfort zone with you by my side.
I love you because every cell of my body responds to your touch, to your look, to the way you move and the way you sound. I love you because something, somewhere, directed me to you. It was my soul and you are its mate.Through the paths we have taken to one another, I have loved you. If you haven’t found the woman or man you want to say this to yet, this is for you:
Presidents, Before & After. [Photos] Get elephant's newsletter Relephant bonus: Two photos each of 10 Presidents: Before & After their service. How we respond to stress shows up fast—with breath, exercise, community…or with fear, collapse, loss of humor. We have a choice.Relephant bonus: and “A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything.” – Irish proverb “With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.” ~ Abraham Lincoln 10 Presidents, 20 Photos: Before & After the Presidency. Lincoln, before and after the Civil War. Whitman on Lincoln: “I see the President almost every day … I see very plainly Abraham Lincoln’s dark brown face, with the deep-cut lines, the eyes, always to me with a deep latent sadness in the expression. Again, Whitman on Lincoln: “he has a face like a Hoosier Michelangelo–so awful ugly it becomes beautiful–with its strange mouth, its deep-cut, crisscross lines, and its doughnut complexion.”
How Presidency Ages Us: For more: Bonus: Commuters Can Download Free eBooks of Russian Classics While Riding the Moscow Metro. Image by Zigurds Zakis They say that Mussolini’s brand of fascism made Italy’s trains run on time. Meanwhile, it looks like Communists and Post-Communist autocrats made the morning subway ride in Russia something of a cultural experience. As you can see below, the Soviets designed the Moscow subway stations as underground palaces, adorned with “high ceilings, stained glass, mosaics and chandeliers.” (Check out a gallery of photos here.) In more recent times, city planners opened the Dostoyevskaya subway station, a more austere station where you can see black and white mosaics of scenes from Fyodor Dostoevsky’s novels — Crime and Punishment, The Idiot and The Brothers Karamazov. Somewhat controversially, the mosaics depict fairly violent scenes. If these gloomy scenes don’t sound familiar, don’t fret.
Related Content: The Digital Dostoevsky: Download Free eBooks & Audio Books of the Russian Novelist’s Major Works. Matt Damon publicly exposes the Illuminati and the New World Order » Intellihub. (INTELLIHUB) — In a power speech, actor and famed celebrity Matt Damon seemingly speaks about the New World Order and the so called Illuminati. Noting that in this “topsy turvy world” we live in the wrong people are in jail while the wrong people are also out of jail, Damon delivered a key message to the masses. Damon also makes clear his belief that the wrong people are being arrested while the real criminals remain free.
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