“The self-image is like a mirage; it promises us nourishment, but when a problem...– Parabola
“There comes a time when humanity is called to shift to a new level of...– Parabola
If one has failed to develop curiosity and interest in the early years, it is a...– Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Finding Flow: The Psychology of Engagement with Everyday Life (via 1beauty)
Taoist by Chung Tzu
The Taoist acts without stops, Harming nothing, Yet never thinks about Compassion. The Taoist does not work at gain Yet does not value poverty. The Taoist acts without stops, Self-reliant, Yet with no pride In going it alone. The Taoist stays anonymous. Virtue is its own reward. No self is the self. The greatest person is nobody. revdocdavid:
Wall Street Protests: Which Side Are You On? →
Wall Street has long been the home of the biggest threat to American Democracy. Now it has become home to what may be our best hope for rescuing it. For everyone who loves this country, for everyone whose heart is breaking for the growing ranks of the poor, for everyone who is seething at the unopposed demolition of America’s working and middle class: the time has come to get off the fence....
100 Benefits of Meditation →
There are so many advantages to meditation. Physiological benefits: 1- It lowers oxygen consumption. 2- It decreases respiratory rate. 3- It increases blood flow and slows the heart rate. 4- Increases exercise tolerance. 5- Leads to a deeper level of physical relaxation. 6- Good for people with high blood pressure. 7- Reduces anxiety attacks by lowering the levels of blood lactate. 8- Decreases...
Life does not accommodate you, it shatters you. Every seed destroys its...– Florida Scott-Maxwell (via metaconscious)
Freethinkers are those who are willing to use their minds without prejudice and...– Leo Tolstoy (via krestinaholodov)
SI DIEU N’EXISTAIT PAS No one invents an absence: Cadmium yellow,...– whiskey river
Everybody’s born with some different thing at the core of their existence....– whiskey river
The rest of the population ought to be deprived of any form of organization,...– Noam Chomsky, Media Control: The Spectacular Achievements of Propaganda (New York: Seven Stories Press, 2nd ed, 2002), p. 27. (via 08-23-47)
Life is the province of learning, and the wisdom we acquire throughout our lives...– Daily OM (via krestinaholodov)
You believe that reality is something objective, external, existing in its own...– 1984, George Orwell (via dancingismydrug)
Life changes fast. Life changes in the instant. You sit down to dinner and life...– Joan Didion (via bookmania)
You can’t spend all day in an open-sourced, all-sharing, peer-to-peer network...– The Technium (via azspot)
“The truth is you already know what it’s like. You already know the...– whiskey river
I hate dating. It’s the romantic equivalent of making small talk about the...– Sirius Black, Shoebox Project. (via awkwardjedi)
7 Reasons Kale Is the New Beef →
Like the saying goes, the only constant is change. We may resist it all we want, but Time and its inevitable evolution of everything in its path is unaffected by our attempts to stop it. The resulting trajectory of humanity’s nascent ascent appears to be positioning itself to sweep us into progressive new times, especially where our food choices are concerned, as nearly 7 billion people...
Here’s what we can do to change the world, right now, to a better ride. Take all...– Bill Hicks (via elige)
By closing down monasteries, the West came to rely exclusively on the intellect...– Kyriacos C. Markides, The Mountain of Silence: A Search for Orthodox Spirituality (Thank you, wait-what? and redviena)
It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our banking and...– Henry Ford (via elige)
“As we live and as we are, Simplicity - with a capital “S” - is difficult to comprehend nowadays. We are no longer truly simple. We no longer live in simple terms or places. Life is a more complex struggle now. It is now valiant to be simple: a courageous thing to even want to be simple. It is a spiritual thing to comprehend what simplicity means.” —Frank Lloyd Wright (Thank...
The Buddha was not Caucasian, as everybody knows. But Buddhism in the West has...– Gina Sharpe, “Does Race Matter?” (via sharanam)
Most people prefer problems they can not solve to solutions they just don’t like– Lee O. Thayer (via maniaclab)
What anthing is, depends upon how who looks at what…We do not see things as they...– Neil Postman (via maniaclab)
Over the years, I have come to realize that the greatest trap in our life is not...– Henri J.M. Nouwen (via madaeli26)
My audience consists mainly of people who already recognize how bad this culture...– Derrick Jensen (via cultureofresistance)
Businesses understand: It pays to solve the... →