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Terence Mckenna - Schizophrenic or Shamanic?

Terence Mckenna - Schizophrenic or Shamanic?

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Somatic Voicework Teachers Association Singing can be a path to spiritual growth. This takes the concept of spirituality in its broadest context. The human spirit lives through the characteristics of one’s life. Honesty, loyalty, truthfulness, courage, dedication, perseverance, patience, compassion, responsibility, humility…..these are qualities that reflect the highest and best attributes of humanity.

The Art of Sustainable Development Einstein said that we can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking used when we created them. Wise words, except few people heed them when it comes to sustainable solutions for our ailing planet. Despite decades of scientific research into everything from air pollution to species extinction, individuals are slow to act because their passions are not being ignited. For Paul Shrivastava, the Director of the David O’Brien Centre for Sustainable Enterprise at Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business (JMSB), combining science with the arts will bring about the passionate implementation of sustainable development. “No significant human endeavour has ever been accomplished without passion. Science and technology by themselves aren’t enough.

TEMPLE COMPLEX COULD ALTER THEORY OF HUMAN DEVELOPMENT As a child, Klaus Schmidt used to grub around in caves in his native Germany in the hope of finding prehistoric paintings. Thirty years later, representing the German Archaeological Institute, he found something infinitely more important -- a temple inland complex almost twice as old as anything comparable on the planet. "This place is a supernova", says Schmidt, standing under a lone tree on a windswept hilltop 35 miles north of Turkey’s border with Syria. "Within a minute of first seeing it I knew I had two choices: go away and tell nobody, or spend the rest of my life working here."

10 Unspoken Items to Have in Case of an Economical Collapse It is well understood what items are going to be needed in the event of an economical crisis. Usually these items include ammunition, food, medical supplies, clothing, and shelter but what happens in case of a 'bug out' situation or when these prepared items run low or completely out? Instead, it is crucial to understand what may be needed under every circumstance during an event such as an economical crisis. Some unspoken items that are never mentioned that will be needed include books, alcohol, seeds, tools, and anything else that can create bartering power. Books - Some of the most important items that will be needed in case of an economical collapse will be "How To" books. Survival books, hunting books, books on first aid, farming books, and even books that teach how to build will be very much needed and will go a long way regardless of the collapse that society may be experiencing.

What Is Chaos Magic? What Is Chaos Magic? "All great things must first wear a terrifying and monsterous mask, in order to inscribe themselves on the hearts of humanity." -- Fredrick Nietzsche The words "Chaos Magic" reverberate with mystery and intrigue. It's rather safe to assume that this was intentional on the part of those who originally coined the term. Waking Life Transcript - Chapter 3 (Philosophy professor Robert Solomon, at the University of Texas at Austin) The reason why I refuse to take existentialism as just another French fashion or historical curiosity is that I think it has something very important to offer us for the new century. I'm afraid we're losing the real virtues of living life passionately, sense of taking responsibility for who you are, the ability to make something of yourself and feeling good about life.

Jason Martell / AncientX.com The Bible tells us that God created Adam and Eve just a few thousand years ago, by some fundamentalist interpretations. Science informs us that this is mere fiction and that man is a few million years old, and that civilization just tens of thousands of years old. Could it be, however, that conventional science is just as mistaken as the Bible stories? Top 15 compelling reasons to use cardamom often and generously (NaturalNews) Cinnamon has received plenty of press for its astounding health benefits, and rightly so. But did you know that cardamon is considered the "Queen of Spices" with its own list of exceptional wellness perks? Native to India and Sri Lanka, cardamom belongs to the ginger family and contains a cornucopia of beneficial volatile oils, vitamins and minerals. Ayurvedic medicine has recognized the merits of the spice for over 5,000 years, prescribing it for everything from digestive disorders to infectious illness to depression.

Mind Magic: Using the Law Of Attraction to Make Sex Sizzle Do you know The Secret? Oprah claims she does–and so do millions of others around the world who are fascinated with the “Law of Attraction.” So what could be a better time than right now–the eve of 2013–to take a long look at how this knowledge can enliven life, love, and sexuality in the New Year. Why Socialism? Albert Einstein is the world-famous physicist. This article was originally published in the first issue of Monthly Review (May 1949). It was subsequently published in May 1998 to commemorate the first issue of MR‘s fiftieth year.

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