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September 2008 Archives

Integral Activism – Start thinking about we

posted by omphalina

Quick reminder: There is still time to contact NY government officials to urge them to keep NYC plastic bag recycling law in effect – see here for more details. Now to our regular scheduled post: Sen. Eric Schneiderman has been […]

The Montagues and the Capulets Got Nothin’ on Us

posted by Emily Herzlin

My friend Lisa threw herself down in her desk chair and ran her hands through her curly hair in despair. “I just don’t know what to do, you guys! Ugh! HELP ME!” She bemoaned, “He’s a really great kisser and […]

What is happiness, anyway?

posted by Greg Zwahlen

This question has increasingly been explored in the fields of economics and psychology over the last few years. I certainly think of it often, particularly if I’m meditating on the first of the four Brahmavih?ras—the wish that all sentient beings […]

Assessing the Real New Year

posted by Ethan Nichtern

Our calendar is obsolete and archaic. Everyone knows everything starts anew in the Fall. Today, Labor Day, is the real New Year’s day. At least that’s how it always feels to me.

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Mixing technology and practice
There were many more good sessions at the Wisdom 2.0 conference this weekend. The intention of the organizers is to post videos. I'll let you know when. Here are some of my notes from a second panel. How do we use modern, social media technologies — such as this blog — to both further o

posted 3:54:40pm May. 02, 2010 | read full post »

Wisdom 2.0
If a zen master were sitting next to the chief technical officer of Twitter, what would they talk about? That sounds like a hypothetical overheared at a bar in San Francisco. But this weekend I saw the very thing at Soren Gordhamer's Wisdom 2.0 conference — named after his book of the same nam

posted 1:43:19pm May. 01, 2010 | read full post »

The Buddha at Work - "All we are is dust in the wind, dude."
"The only true wisdom consists of knowing that you know nothing." - Alex Winter, as Bill S. Preston, Esq. in Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure"That's us, dude!" - Keanu Reeves, as Ted "Theodore" LoganWhoa! Excellent! I've had impermanence on my mind recently. I've talked about it her

posted 2:20:00pm Jan. 28, 2010 | read full post »

Sometimes You Find Enlightenment by Punching People in the Face
This week I'm curating a guest post from Jonathan Mead, a friend who inspires by living life on his own terms and sharing what he can with others.  To quote from Jonathan's own site, Illuminated Mind: "The reason for everything: To create a revolution based on authentic action. A social movemen

posted 12:32:23pm Jan. 27, 2010 | read full post »


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