Monthly Archives: April 2012

5-7 Bits of Data

The human mind, being channeled by a bio-computer more powerful than anything ever dreamed up in any science fiction novel(the brain), has the amazing ability to compartmentalize and run all the processes of our body and conscious attention. Your mind … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Tradition

I don’t know where I first heard this story, but I’m sure from several sources. A young girl was in the kitchen with her mother about to cook a pot roast in the oven. The mother got out her recipe … Continue reading

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Ron Swanson on Meditation

I don’t know if you’ve all ever seen the show Parks and Recreation, but it’s probably one of my favourite shows on TV. It’s about the local government’s Parks and Recreation section of the small town of Pawnee in Indiana, … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Enlightenment

From Alan Watt’s Become What You Are: The first step in Buddhism is Right Motive, and to attain enlightenment it is said that we must do away with selfish desire. But if we have selfish desire in the beginning, surely … Continue reading

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Love with No Object

From Ram Dass’ Be Love Now:  Although you may devote yourself to an aspect of the beloved, like the guru or the diety as mother, child, or lover, you are in it for the love, not for the attainment, not … Continue reading

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Seed to Sprout meditation

This meditation was introduced to me in the fantastic book about personal development, Master Key System(it’s part of the public domain and can be obtained for free all over the web). This was one of the first books of its … Continue reading

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The Stone Buddha

A young man seeking enlightenment arrived at a Zen temple, and introduced himself to the master. He wanted to know how long it would take him to reach enlightenment. He asked, “If I meditate 4 hours a day, 3 days … Continue reading

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