the sun does not intend to radiate. it radiates because that is its nature.
common dense: Krishnamurti on Politics →
commondense: Question: Why don’t you participate in politics or in social reform? Krishnamurti: Have you noticed how politics and social reform have become extraordinarily predominant in our lives at the present time? All our newspapers and most of the magazines, except the purely escapist ones, are full of…
March Metal Beatdown Saturday
For any followers in NYC who want to catch up with our band live, come out this Saturday to the Trash Bar in Brooklyn. We are playing the March Metal Beatdown there presented by Hornsup Rocks and Brutal Bitches Productions. Other bands include: Slam One Down, Alekhine’s Gun, Flames Of Fury, Fenrismaw, Empyreon & special guest The Hixon. Doors at 7, show at 7:30 sharp....
Your own Self-Realization is the greatest service you can render the world.– Ramana Maharshi (via oceanofmind)
links for donating/supporting #Libya, #Yemen, and... →
thirddeadlysin: I’m just incorporating the sites I’ve been bookmarking over the last few weeks as the protests in the Middle East have grown. Donate to the International Federation of Red Cross / Red Crescent Societies Donate to Amnesty International Donate to Avaaz.org Donate to…
Really enjoying the new Radiohead. Such a great evolution from Pablo Honey.
There is no problem with atheism. There is no problem with theism. The problem is thinking that they take you to different places.
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I’m not so convinced we should do what we love. I think, rather, we should love what we do.
You are the greatest book ever written.” -Swami Vivekananda
tamburina: Why should I fear death If I am, Death is not If death is, I am not Why should I fear that which could not exist when I do? Epicurus
The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not...– Thomas Merton (via iheartloons)
I fought the Law
Today, I had to go to small claims court. I hope this was the last time. This entry is about the moderate corruption I experienced. Names are changed and I begin from the beginning. A few years ago, I was looking for an apartment in Brooklyn. I wanted a large open space so I could have small, salon style chamber music/improv shows at my house. A friend recommended another friend...
Most people would rather die than think, and most people do.– Bertrand Russel (via universewithin)
Rokudan, performed by Koto Izumi Kai from their...
before condemning any supreme being for having allowed horrors like torture and war to arise, consider the possibility that your own understanding of those horrors may be flawed.
Heading toward oblivion
My teacher related to us a story about his younger days in LA. He was studying meditation amongst a group of about 100 people with a teacher I will not name. This was during the height of the AIDS epidemic (in this country at least), and so my teacher was in the presence of many people in the process of dying, and sometimes shared the moment of their leaving the body. What struck him was that...
I do not care for liberation, or for devotion, I would rather go to a hundred...
Close both eyes to see with the other eye.
metaconscious: — Rumi
Dharmaraja:What is the most wonderful thing? Yudhisthira: The most amazing...– Mahabharata