Humansa.jpg (1000×777) Fairy Tales Collection.com. Personal and Historical Perspectives of Hans Bethe. Becoming Human. Snow, Glass, Apples: The Story of Snow White by Terri Windling: Summer 2007, Journal of Mythic Arts, Endicott Studio. Illustration by Arthur Rackham To most people today, the name Snow White evokes visions of dwarfs whistling as they work, and a wide–eyed, fluttery princess singing, "Some day my prince will come.
" (A friend of mine claims this song is responsible for the problems of a whole generation of American women.) Yet the Snow White theme is one of the darkest and strangest to be found in the fairy tale canon — a chilling tale of murderous rivalry, adolescent sexual ripening, poisoned gifts, blood on snow, witchcraft, and ritual cannibalism. . .in short, not a tale originally intended for children's tender ears. Disney's well–known film version of the story, released in 1937, was ostensibly based on the German tale popularized by the Brothers Grimm. Einstein’s Secret to Amazing Problem Solving (and 10 Specific Ways You Can Use It) Einstein is quoted as having said that if he had one hour to save the world he would spend fifty-five minutes defining the problem and only five minutes finding the solution.
This quote does illustrate an important point: before jumping right into solving a problem, we should step back and invest time and effort to improve our understanding of it. Here are 10 strategies you can use to see problems from many different perspectives and master what is the most important step in problem solving: clearly defining the problem in the first place! BioPower Systems. Philosophical Quotes, Thought-Provoking Sayings. Related Quotes Hmmm Philosophy Truth Wise Words We are more often treacherous through weakness than through calculation.
~François VI de la Rochefoucault A man with one watch knows what time it is; a man with two watches is never quite sure. ~Lee Segall. Spirit Vaults : Meditation : The Three Parts of Meditation, Scott Taylor. This is a very brief overview of some of my keys to understanding and approaching meditation.
Meditation is frequently misnamed. For my purposes, there are actually three parts to the process generically called meditation.