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Newrepublic. Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned” is the best-known line from William Congreve’s The Mourning Bride.

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But I’m concerned with the phrase preceding it, which captures wrath in more universal terms: “Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned.” Even an angry Almighty can’t compete with mortals whose love turns to hate. Cornel West’s rage against President Barack Obama evokes that kind of venom. He has accused Obama of political minstrelsy, calling him a “Rockefeller Republican in blackface”; taunted him as a “brown-faced Clinton”; and derided him as a “neoliberal opportunist.”

In 2011, West and I were both speakers at a black newspaper conference in Chicago. Spiritual Musings. All together, now!

Spiritual Musings

The best, best, best thing I’ve ever done in my professional career was attend the week-long Creative Connections Mindfulness Retreat in Yosemite last month. This beautifully conceived retreat was organized by colleagues/super-women Tanya Golash-Boza and Zulema Valdez at UC-Merced and France Winddance Twine at UC-Santa Barbara. Words cannot express how life-changing and life-affirming this experience was.. but I’ll try anyway :) Working on the deck. Our schedule included everything from workshops, yoga, hiking, swimming, professional massage and meditation.

AKER : print your urban farm. Start growing your own food this Spring with these flat pack, open source urban farming kits.

AKER : print your urban farm

Check out our first video update: These are the reasons we started the AKER project. With our modular growing kits, you can quickly and easily turn your urban space into a healthy food factory for you and your family. Get a pre-made urban farming kit at these special low prices, or download the files to make locally yourself! How to Learn: Lewis Carroll’s Four Rules for Digesting Information and Mastering the Art of Reading. The Harvard Classics / Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf : Free Books : Free Texts : Download & Streaming. The Harvard Classics, originally known as Dr.

The Harvard Classics / Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf : Free Books : Free Texts : Download & Streaming

Eliot's Five Foot Shelf, is a 51-volume anthology of classic works from world literature, compiled and edited by Harvard University president Charles W. Eliot and first published in 1909. The most comprehensive and well-researched anthology of all time comprises both the 50-volume "5-foot shelf of books" and the the 20-volume Shelf of Fiction. Together they cover every major literary figure, philosopher, religion, folklore and historical subject through the twentieth century.n 1910, Dr. Charles W. The Harvard Classics: A Free, Digital Collection. During his days as Harvard’s influential president, Charles W.

The Harvard Classics: A Free, Digital Collection

Eliot made a frequent assertion: If you were to spend just 15 minutes a day reading the right books, a quantity that could fit on a five foot shelf, you could give yourself a proper liberal education. The publisher P. F. Collier and Son loved the idea and asked Eliot to assemble the right collection of works. The result wasa 51-volume series published in 1909 called Dr. A big h/t to @eugenephoto Texts in the Harvard Classics collection (courtesy of Wikipedia): Sagan-reading-list.jpg (JPEG Image, 1506 × 2000 pixels) - Scaled (50%) Carl Sagan's Undergrad Reading List: 40 Essential Texts for a Well-Rounded Thinker. How to Talk To A Narcissist - by Bill Snow - Response to Readers' Questions. ...When Listening A Lot Makes "Conversation" Question from a psytalk reader: How do you communicate with a narcissist?

How to Talk To A Narcissist - by Bill Snow - Response to Readers' Questions

Response: Dear G. B Let's begin with some basics. My response to your question has four parts... Words of caution. The Promise of “Open Co-operativism” Photo credit: The Co-operative / Foter / CC BY.

The Promise of “Open Co-operativism”

Article cross-posted from Bollier.org. Is it possible to imagine a new sort of synthesis or synergy between the emerging peer production and commons movement on the one hand, and growing, innovative elements of the co-operative and solidarity economy movements on the other? That was the animating question behind a two-day workshop, “Toward an Open Co-operativism,” held in August, 2014 and now chronicled in a new report by UK co-operative expert Pat Conaty and me. (Pat is a Fellow of the New Economics Foundation and a Research Associate of Co-operatives UK, and attended the workshop.)

The workshop was convened because the commons movement and peer production share a great deal with co-operatives....but they also differ in profound ways. Below, the Introduction to the report followed by the Contents page. Control, Surrender and the Paradox of Self-Transcendence: Wisdom from a Vintage Scandinavian Children’s Book. By Maria Popova “It’s a pity that exciting things always stop happening when you’re not afraid of them anymore and would like to have a little fun.”

Control, Surrender and the Paradox of Self-Transcendence: Wisdom from a Vintage Scandinavian Children’s Book

“It is the first thing any one has to learn in order to live,” Henry Miller wrote in comparing the art of living to dance, driven by rhythm into which the dancer must relax. “It is extremely difficult, because it means surrender, full surrender.” Surrender, it turns out, is an essential part of testing the limits, which is in turn an essential part of transcending them — in other words, the raw material of creative breakthroughs. But the beautiful term that Jeanette Winterson used to describe the experience of letting art transform us — “the paradox of active surrender” — applies just as aptly to the art of living itself: Paradoxical as it may sound, to stop resisting that which we cannot control is the only choice we have, but it is also one we must actively make in order to transcend our limits.

The sky darkened suddenly again. 3D Printed Sculptures Look Alive When Spun Under A Strobe Light. John Edmark is an inventor, designer and artist who teaches design at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA.

3D Printed Sculptures Look Alive When Spun Under A Strobe Light

One of his latest creations is a series of 3D-printed sculptures designed with proportions corresponding to the Fibonacci Sequence. 10 New Songs to Get You Through the Long, Cold Winter. —Maddie Oatman on Mon.

10 New Songs to Get You Through the Long, Cold Winter

December 29, 2014 6:00 AM PDT "Our Love" by Sharon Van EttenJagjaguwar/YouTube For an end-of-year playlist, I was tempted to focus on the glittering dance tracks, hip hop ballads, and crashing rock numbers that propelled 2014's late-night bar crawls and caffeinated road-trips. Much of the past year's standout music packed momentum and pizzazz; new songs by TV on the Radio, Spoon, Taylor Swift, Run the Jewels, the Black Keys, and St. The open source revolution is coming and it will conquer the 1% - ex CIA spy.

Robert David Steele, former Marine, CIA case officer, and US co-founder of the US Marine Corps intelligence activity, is a man on a mission. But it's a mission that frightens the US intelligence establishment to its core.With 18 years experience working across the US intelligence community, followed by 20 more years in commercial intelligence and training, Steele's exemplary career has spanned almost all areas of both the clandestine world.

Steele started off as a Marine Corps infantry and intelligence officer. After four years on active duty, he joined the CIA for about a decade before co-founding the Marine Corps Intelligence Activity, where he was deputy director. Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read. Lsr.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.compoundchem. Progressive Utilization Theory. Progressive Utilization Theory logo Progressive Utilization Theory, also known by the acronym PROUT, is a collection of socioeconomic and political ideas propounded by Indian philosopher and spiritual leader Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar.[1][2] Considered an integral part of his spiritual philosophy,[1] Sarkar formulated the theory of his Ananda Marga movement in 1959[3] and summarized it in the fifth chapter of his book Ananda Sutram.[2][4] Description[edit]

Resilience Alliance - Panarchy. No system can be understood or managed by focusing on it at a single scale. All systems (and SESs especially) exist and function at multiple scales of space, time and social organization, and the interactions across scales are fundamentally important in determining the dynamics of the system at any particular focal scale.

CoinScrum and Proof of Work: Tools for the Future - Vinay Gupta. Pads. When Einstein Met Tagore. Amazon.com: Science and the Indian Tradition: When Einstein Met Tagore (India in the Modern World (Numbered)) (9780415481342): David L. Gosling: Books. The Baloney Detection Kit: Carl Sagan’s Rules for Bullshit-Busting and Critical Thinking.