Can we combine the insights from religion and science in making sense of death and suffering?
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What's wrong with our world? What can we do about it? These two questions shaped the profound documentary I Am, produced by Tom Shadyac, director, screenwriter and producer.
Just think: Right now, you are the universe reflecting on itself (it doesn't get much more meta than that). To choose to see that as "nothing" would be the biggest travesty of all.
Deepak Chopra, expert in mind-body medicine, shared his eye-opening experience with me when we met on this week's episode of Mondays With Marlo.
Remember where you came from and those who helped you get to where you are. You yourself are unique, but you come from elsewhere, not from yourself. Remember that. Be thankful for that. Be humble.
Have you ever been stuck in the middle of a puzzle, jigsaw or not, wondering if the next piece -- thought or action -- will be the one that helps complete the picture?
Deepak talks about the role of consciousness and the observer in creation. These and other topics are discussed in his new book co-authored with Leon...
How should we live? I look for answers in books. And War and Peace is a source to be mined again and again, a book that will never grow dusty for the re-start it offers.
The nature of existence is to BE fully present without thinking: Zen. We've already died, and so we only risk not being here, now.
Following is a 10-point review of Eclipse by a 40-year old Twilight-cult virgin.
We scientists have looked at the world for so long that we no longer challenge its reality. Here is the Universe: our sense organs perceive atoms and galaxies to some 14 billion light-years.
There are no facts, only interpretations. (Friedrich Nietzsche)
Flashback: Feb. 2010, prior to final season of Lost, I wrote the following 815 words...
During the recent Caltech debate with Michael Shermer on March 14th, we engaged in a spirited discussion on whether an object of perception such as the moon exists when no one is looking.
Hannah: Staring at these grazing ungulates, I question my own identity. Are they better off masticating the dew-flecked herbage below them, unaware of the charnelhouse that awaits?
Words matter. Grammar becomes being; it becomes essence. With this essence, the evolution of being expands to the inanimate. But it is, nevertheless, an extension of the animate.
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