The Tibetan Book of Proportions In this section of the site we bring you curated collections of images, books, audio and film, shining a light on curiosities and wonders from a wide range of online archives. With a leaning toward the surprising, the strange, and the beautiful, we hope to provide an ever-growing cabinet of curiosities for the digital age, a kind of hyperlinked Wunderkammer – an archive of materials which truly celebrates the breadth and variety of our shared cultural commons and the minds that have made it. Some of our most popular posts include visions of the future from late 19th century France, a dictionary of Victorian slang and a film showing the very talented “hand-farting” farmer of Michigan. With each post including links back to the original source we encourage you to explore these wonderful online sources for yourself. Check out our Sources page to see where we find the content.
20-Year-Old Hunter S. Thompson’s Superb Advice on How to Find Your Purpose and Live a Meaningful Life As a hopeless lover of both letters and famous advice, I was delighted to discover a letter 20-year-old Hunter S. Thompson — gonzo journalism godfather, pundit of media politics, dark philosopher — penned to his friend Hume Logan in 1958. Found in Letters of Note: Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience (public library | IndieBound) — the aptly titled, superb collection based on Shaun Usher’s indispensable website of the same name — the letter is an exquisite addition to luminaries’ reflections on the meaning of life, speaking to what it really means to find your purpose. Cautious that “all advice can only be a product of the man who gives it” — a caveat other literary legends have stressed with varying degrees of irreverence — Thompson begins with a necessary disclaimer about the very notion of advice-giving:
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Religulous Bill Maher interviews some of religion’s oddest adherents. Muslims, Jews and Christians of many kinds pass before his jaundiced eye. Maher goes to a Creationist Museum in Kentucky, which shows that dinosaurs and people lived at the same time 5000 years ago. Transmuting Energy and Practical Emotional Healing What is the "soul"? The stimulus response model by Wilhelm Wundt (1832 - 1920) as the basis of modern psychology basically states that because a researcher can hook a patient up to electrodes and inject them with chemicals and elicit identical responses, the soul does not exist. So what powers the body when the electrodes and chemicals are not used? Our very consciousness is energy, it is our "soul" that powers our body. Lets us take a moment to understand this energy better. Trying to tiptoe around individual personal beliefs we will just say that an energy circuit must have a source.
Sri Chinmoy Chinmoy Kumar Ghose, better known as Sri Chinmoy (27 August 1931 – 11 October 2007), was an Indian spiritual master who taught meditation in the West after moving to New York City in 1964. Chinmoy established his first meditation center in Queens, New York, and eventually had thousands of students in 60 countries. A prolific author, artist, poet, and musician, he also held public events such as concerts and meditations on the theme of inner peace. Chinmoy also advocated athleticism to achieve spiritual enlightenment, including distance running, swimming, and weightlifting. He organized marathons and other races, and was an active runner and, following a knee injury, weightlifter. Biography
Zeitgeist: The Movie The Movie is a 2007 documentary film by Peter Joseph. It asserts a number of conspiracy theory-based ideas, including the Christ myth theory, alternative theories for the parties responsible for the September 11th attacks and that bankers manipulate the international monetary system and the media in order to consolidate power. The film was officially released online on June 18, 2007 on zeitgeistmovie.com. It has been criticized for reported factual inaccuracies, and the quality of its arguments. The 7 Laws Of Attraction By following these 7 essential life principles and making conscious choices with your thoughts, words, and actions...you are certain to attract the same right back to you. Did you know there were 7 Laws Of Attraction? Well, it was a surprise to me. Though after I sought more information about the 7 Laws of Attraction, I found that they really are just individual elements broken down into subsets of the main Law.
Why No One Should Mess With The Ocean. Once You See This, You Might Not Want To Swim Again. The ocean, while it is quite beautiful and mesmerizing on the surface, is a very large, mysterious, and somewhat frightening place. It is endless in depth, full of animals you probably have and never will hear about, and worst of all, when frolicking in these waters, you have no idea what is beneath you at all. After looking at this, you may want to consider your next dip in the ocean. The Collective Evolution III: The Shift (2014 The Collective Evolution III is a powerful documentary that explores a revolutionary shift affecting every aspect of our planet. As the shift hits the fan, people are becoming more aware of the control structures that prevent us from experiencing our full potential. CE3 uses a different level of consciousness and scientific facts to bring clarity about the shift while dispelling myths about our true nature. It offers practical steps that we can implement right now to transition out of survival mode and into our more natural state of peace and co-operation. CE3 includes fascinating interviews with revolutionary speakers and people who are already opting out of the current socioeconomic system.