Category Archives: consciousness

Macrocosmic communication

Our understanding, fragmentary though it is, examines our universe from the microcosmic to the macrocosmic, revealing structural similarities at vastly different scales. On the quantum level, particles interact with each other — in ways that we only vaguely grasp. Atoms … Continue reading

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Accidents happen

If you’re fortunate enough to know your parents, you probably revere them. Maybe you even love them. Same for your grandparents. These days, it can even be true for your great-grandparents. Including you, that’s just four generations. It’s very unlikely … Continue reading

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Unknown universe

A timely follow-on from my recent wibble ‘Focus‘… This video* represents ‘The Known Universe‘: and yet most members of our seven billion strong species are blissfully unaware of its true extent. “Space,” it says, “is big. REALLY big. You just … Continue reading

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Feelings across the universe

Originally posted on Learning from Dogs:
If you can’t feel it, you can’t write it! This saying was offered in a creative writing class that Jean and I attended when we were living in Payson, Arizona.  It came to me…

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Mitakuye Oyasin

Music: ‘Gran Canyon’ from ‘The Enchanting Sounds of North America’ by Higher Plain Drifting. Mitakuye Oyasin May the Fourth be with you.

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Global warming, one day at a time

In this video presentation, Dan Gilbert presents four features that threats must have for humans to react to them decisively and instantly. These are: a face violation of moral sensibility clear and present danger fast rate of change We don’t … Continue reading

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Occupy Love

About the film – Occupy Love

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Join the #ForwardOnClimate Rally on 17Feb2013

From the video above, Bill McKibben, commenting on the fact that half of the North polar ice cap is ‘missing’ as a direct result of our fossoil addiction: We have taken one of the Earth’s great physical features — and … Continue reading

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Less is more

The Sufficiency Economy — Envisioning a Prosperous Way Down By Dr. Samuel Alexander of the Simplicity Institute Reproduced in five parts with the permission of the author[1] on Learning from Dogs Part Nought: Some of what’s at stake Part One: … Continue reading

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Thought for the day

The Past: Essential, Evanescent, Enlightening; A futile dwelling place. The Future: Potent, Possible, Potential; An eventual resting place. The Present: Fact, Focus, Forceful; A place of power. The past has gone; The future beckons; Nothing exists but now.

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