“Love is the felt experience of connection to another being. An economist says ‘more for you is less for me.’ But the lover knows that more of you is more for me too. If you love somebody their happiness is your happiness. Their pain is your pain. Your sense of self expands to include other […]
Do you want to improve the world? I don’t think it can be done. The world is sacred. It can’t be improved. If you tamper with it, you’ll ruin it. If you treat it like an object, you’ll lose it.
Electronic Awakening is an ethnographic documentary film that investigates the spirituality of Electronic Music dance culture and its ties to ancient shamanic rituals.
I had to repost this for the start of 2012 because it is just so good…
This animation provides a vision of what a post-consumer society could look like, with people working fewer hours and pursuing re-skilling, homesteading, and small-scale enterprises that can help reduce the overall size and impact of the consumer economy.
Interesting video looking at the inevitability of radical change. It is up to us to flip to new ways of living.
The world is holy! The soul is holy! The skin is holy! The nose is holy! The tongue and cock and hand and asshole holy! Everything is holy!
Psychologist Tim Kasser discusses how a culture of consumerism undermines well-being.
This is pretty far out but undoubtably contains some profound insights!
Man is born, man lives, and man dies And it’s all vanity.
A Christmas Poem
Time lapse sequences of photographs taken by the crew of expeditions 28 & 29 onboard the International Space Station from August to October, 2011, who shot these pictures at an altitude of around 350 km.
Caroline Lucas, Green Party leader and MP gives a punchy speech at the Occupy LSX protest joining the dots between The Great Financial Rip Off and moving beyond environmental challenges @ St Pauls Cathedral, London. Also bonus video of Danny Glover losing it @ Oakland protest.
It is well know that if you spread bullshit around it helps things grow. If you pile it up, it stinks. Of course, the same is true of money, but as money concentrates in one place it not only stinks it also corrupts.
“We have to be idealists” Viktor E Frankl