Ralph Waldo Emerson - MindSerpent Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American lecturer, philosopher, essayist, and poet, best remembered for leading the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States. Emerson gradually moved away from the religious and social beliefs of his contemporaries, formulating and expressing the philosophy of Transcendentalism in his 1836 essay, Nature. Following this ground-breaking work, he gave a speech entitled The American Scholar in 1837, which Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. considered to be America’s “Intellectual Declaration of Independence”. Considered one of the great lecturers of the time, Emerson had an enthusiasm and respect for his audience that enraptured crowds.
The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra The Law of Pure Potentiality Take time to be silent, to just BE. Meditate for 30 minutes twice a day. Silently witness the intelligence within every living thing. Practice non-judgment. We have unlimited pure potentiality all around us.
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PETA recently snagged an interview with Rev. Al Sharpton in which he explains his inspiration for going vegetarian. "I overhauled my diet after a 40-day hunger strike when I was in jail for the Vieques protest," explained Sharpton. "I dabbled with weight loss ideas, wanting to keep off the pounds I lost. First, I gave up red meat, then chicken.” Sharpton, who serves as the host for MSNBC's PoliticsNation, continued, “I ran into Bill Clinton, who told me how he has more energy, needs less sleep, and can think more clearly since going vegan, and I can tell you the same thing happened to me. Rev. Al Sharpton discusses his inspiration for going vegetarian
Beyond environment: falling back in love with Mother Earth | Guardian Sustainable Business Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh has been practising meditation and mindfulness for 70 years and radiates an extraordinary sense of calm and peace. This is a man who on a fundamental level walks his talk, and whom Buddhists revere as a Bodhisattva; seeking the highest level of being in order to help others. Ever since being caught up in the horrors of the Vietnam war, the 86-year-old monk has committed his life to reconciling conflict and in 1967 Martin Luther King nominated him for the Nobel Peace Prize, saying "his ideas for peace, if applied, would build a monument to ecumenism, to world brotherhood, to humanity."
Can We Please Stop Fighting Cancer? Looking at cancer from a yogic perspective, one word comes to mind: ahimsa, which means non-violence. According to the sage Patanjali, non-violence is the first Yama or right action, the first guiding principle from which to live and choose. And so we must ask ourselves: If we fight our way to health, can we truly be healed? Is it possible that taking a violent approach—trying to beat cancer, conquer cancer, fight cancer, labeling ourselves as cancer survivors—is actually part of the problem? There is a saying in yoga, “When the student is ready, the teacher is there.”
Wisdom from the Dalai Lama | Shanta Gabriel
"My message is the practice of compassion, love and kindness. These things are very useful in our daily life, and also for the whole of human society these practices can be very important. "Basically, universal responsibility is the feeling for other people's suffering just as we feel our own. It is the realization that even our own enemy is motivated by the quest for happiness. His Holiness the Dalai Lama
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In forecasting events at any level from long term trends analysis to the extreme short term forecasting such as gambling, there are three distinct states involved. These are potential, probability, and outcome. As with all other aspects of forecasting, if you alter the environment to affect one of the three, you can instantly constrain the others. Destiny