"I read an article related to Trump how at the bitter end of the US civil war a new class of politicians appeared who were beyond ruthless, lacked any sense of caring and without any sense of honour or obligation to convention or legality fully…"
"While science and Buddhism have had many places of accord this seems a very new place for science based enquiry to engage with consciousness; let alone the experience of death. I am quite elated to see this as it will open new pathways to those many…"
"I have been very much drawn to reading and attending conferences around recent understandings of science in relation to consciousness and notiobs of other power. I am currently a third of the way through a recent book ' Beyond Biocentrism'…"
"I am reading a book..."against the fascist creep" by Akexander Reid Ross. It studies this subject from its earliest named time around the beginning if the 20th century right through to Trump and Brexit.
The author holds me in domething of…"
"I am just back from my first Buddhist service in too long a time and having brought back a strong feeling of gentleness and acceptance I was very pleased to find this post.
A few hundred local folk assembled at the Wat at 6.30 this morning to feed…"
"I have been increasingly drawn to the view Mat... I'm not ok, you're not ok and its not ok. It all seems so unreal this quite rapid deterioration of conditions that have supported life that I just feel so lost, so lacking in…"
"I have a few friends who resolutely will not own a TV and I expect many of us have such friends. But Mat to have only watched TV twice in your life; that is a very strong statement I notice. And there is much wisdom in not watching the…"
"Building an alternative is in itself a form of protest. My experience of modern times tells me powerfully that people identity with their oppressors who generally are the corporate state. I particularly try to show people that our primary…"
"I have just started reading Just As You Are and I am rereading a book I only read for he first time last month. This is Creating Freedom by Raoul Martinez. I am drawn very powerfully to his authors understanding of our culture. I will copy a…"
As far as my life goes, it is pretty boring; nothing too exciting or too adventurous. We had a ‘minor scare’ over Christmas, however, but it turned out to be nothing but a change in hormones. Had it come to fruition it would have meant another three years of my life doing nothing but the same thing that I have been doing for the past six years, and boy oh boy, I am so relieved that it was just a scare. You can never be too careful, and at the same time you can’t even plan the perfect time to…
I am currently in Milan - a fine city. This is the commercial hub of Italy, home of many big names and innumerable small enterprises that attract shoppers from all over the world. There is quite a strong sense of energy here. The biggest tourist attractions are La Scala and the Cathedral.
L'engouement quasi mystique qu'a suscité la mort de Johnny Hallyday m'a incité à réfléchir sue un phénomène qui m'est apparu comme un substitut de religiosité...
Un monstre sacré La mort de Johnny Halliday et ses obsèques le 8 décembre 2017
Il y a eu comme une sorte de fièvre médiatique lors de la mort – pourtant attendue – de notre chanteur national Johnny Halliday (Jean-Philippe Smet). Il venait de décéder un jour, après Jean d’Ormesson, et le dernier événement a en…