"I am currently at a conference of oceanographers in the USA, and was very happy to take part in a session today on meditation led by two of our colleagues who have some personal experience with this practice. Many people participated - probably…"
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I'm originally from Canada, and currently live in LA. I study the microbiology of the oceans, and have become interested in Buddhism because it offers something that my scientific practice cannot yet somehow connects and does not conflict with it, and it has been extremely helpful for me to understand myself and the world better, especially in difficult times.
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I recently picked up "The Feeling Buddha" by David Brazier, and it has been an enormous help during recent difficult times of my life.
Is your interest...
Personal Therapy, Support in your own part of the world
Other information / things you can offer
I can offer some knowledge about the Earth and its history based on what has been learned by scientists, and how it affects me. Maybe this kind of knowledge can help us to understand how small our lives truly are and how we are part of a long, long history on this planet.
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It struck me, while watching the steam rise off my pan of hot water earlier, that the universe, in physical terms, behaves in the same way today as it did 4 billion years ago. Before life even existed in any conscious form. When the earth was busy shaping itself from its own internal pressures. Spewing out toxins and branding itself with molten rock. Change comes from within, and is nurtured from external sources...