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"It is the story of all that is holy and is good to tell..."

  1. Personal

    I believe the trend that has been becoming apparent, of a whole population acting stupider, may be simply an effect of the way cultural change occurs. It seems possible to me that it occurs like a pendulum. So, things go a little more towards enlightenment, certain issues become more socially acceptable, important. Topics such as racism, sexism, and others have been through the wringer in public debate and awareness, and have become fairly widely accepted as taboos. Things such as bullying, ...
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  2. happiness was free - Wizz Jones

    I just discovered this new musician; brand new, in fact. Immediately I knew he would kind of change my way of looking at music. . . at least - he's great!

    I've only heard about 8 songs or so, but the jury's definitely not out!

    These ones I love so far, this one is just great,
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ju6pQHTB_uY City of the Angels

    I'd absolutely love to see Chris Thile do this one

    It's a very beautiful ballad, I'm ...
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  3. The Prophet

    If you could see the future and past,
    Presently destiny,
    The burroughed grove, the die to cast,
    Would you trust the secret to me?

    For I have wandered near and far,
    For many a blissful year,
    And wished and prayed upon a wild, blue star,
    To be away with fear.

    For aeons I have watched the cast,
    And ocean in the spray,
    And followed how every night became past,
    And how the past became today.

    If
    ...
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  4. more quotes and some videos

    Contents so far:

    C. Jung
    Ram Dass
    Thich Nhat Hanh
    da Vinci
    Rumi
    Alan Watts



    C. Jung


    “As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.”

    “The reason for evil in the world is that people are not able to tell their stories.”

    “The decisive question for man is: Is he related to something infinite ...

    Updated 10-31-2014 at 05:27 PM by NikolaiI

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  5. Some quotes, an essay, and random things

    Some quotes of Watts, da Vinci, Jung and Ram Dass, born in England, Republic of Florence, Switzerland, and America, respectively.

    "To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don't grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float.”
    ― Alan Wilson Watts

    "And many make a trade deceiving the foolish multitude, and if no one comes to unmask their deceits, they punish it." ...

    Updated 10-27-2014 at 11:50 AM by NikolaiI

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