The philosopher Peter Carruthers has argued that there is a type of inner, explicitly linguistic thinking that allows us to bring our own thoughts into conscious awareness. We may be able to think without language, but language lets us know that we are thinking. Art … Continue readingMicael Norberg
The Wheatsheaf, 25 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 1JB
Esseghemstraat 135, Brussels
“This is how you work out what prime numbers are. First you write down all the positive whole numbers in the world. Then you take away all the numbers that are multiples of 2. Then you take away all the numbers that are multiples of … Continue readingFive cats
“Liquid modern culture no longer feels itself to be culture of learning and accumulating like those cultures recorded in historians’ and ethnographers’ reports. It seems instead a culture of disengagement, discontinuity and forgetting.’”- Liquid Life, Zygmunt Bauman, May 2005, Polity
In Lewis Carroll’s ‘Alice in Wonderland’, Alice finds herself in a race with the Red Queen. After running for a while she becomes confused as to why she’s remaining in the same spot. “Well, in our country,” said Alice, still panting a little, “you’d generally … Continue reading“I see myself explaining pictures to a dog”
“I have met with but one or two persons in the course of my life who understood the art of Walking, that is, of taking walks — who had a genius, so to speak, for sauntering, which word is beautifully derived “from idle people who roved … Continue reading“If I fall alone among the pine trees, will someone hear my fall”?
“Nothing remains the same for two consecutive moments. Heraclitus said we can never bathe twice in the same river. Confucius, while looking at a stream, said, “It is always flowing, day and night. The Buddha implored us not just to talk about impermanence, but to … Continue readingImpermanence
“Paradise,’ he began, and the p meant a spray. ‘The old legend about Paradise—that was about us, about right now. Yes! Just think about it. Those two in Paradise, they were offered a choice: happiness without freedom, or freedom without happiness, nothing else. Those idiots … Continue readingHappiness without freedom or freedom without happiness
“The constitution of the year III, which the National Convention had approved, placed executive power in a Directory of five members and legislative power in two chambers, the Council of Ancients and the Council of the Five Hundred(together called the Corps Législatif). This regime, a bourgeois republic, might have achieved stability had not war … Continue readingBourgeois Revolutions and Historical Materialism
“What can be done to create alternatives to capitalism in a world organized largely (even if not totally) by the logic of capital? What could be prefigured in Seattle in 1999, or later, in the Occupy encampments of 2011? In capitalist society, most what we … Continue readingRetour a la normal
“The Eighteenth Brumaire catalogs the mass of the bourgeoisie, which Marx says impounded the republic like its property, as composed of: the large landowners, the aristocrats of finance and big industrialists, the high dignitaries of the army, the university, the church, the bar, the academy, … Continue readingComment penser librement à l’ombre d’une chapelle?
Going Without Arriving“In our daily lives, we usually feel pressured to move ahead. We have to hurry. We seldom ask ourselves where it is that we must hurry. When you practice walking meditation, you go for a stroll. You have no purpose or direction in space or time. The … Continue readingJust walking
“Boiling down a conversation that has been ongoing for years to a few pages of text is a complicated thing to do. Boiling down experiences gathered over the span of half a lifetime is even more so. In the beginning of this project, mingling two … Continue readingA permanent mark on a physical body
“Jag hade önskan om att detta arbete skulle handla om lycka och att jag skulle kunna förstå lycka, framgång och vad de begreppen betyder. Jag utgick från perspektivet om min egen lycka (som om jag visste vad lycka var) men upptäckte snabbt att jag fick … Continue readingJag Buddha och Mig Själv
“Två skepnader är det som hastigt gårgenom parken som ensam och frusen står Deras läppar är slappa; och blicken är död.De ord som de mumlar kan höras med nöd. I den gamla parken, som frusen står,två spöken har uppväckt begravna år. -Vår lidelse då – … Continue reading“Klockan tre är allting för sent eller för tidigt för allt det du vill göra”
Mommy. “A sweet name given to a woman who suffered through a lot to give you life and spent her entire life afterwards making sure that you grow and have everything you need to live happily and gracefully”. Anyone can be mom but it take … Continue readingMamma
“In the context of human society, a family (from Latin: familia) is a group of people related either by consanguinity (by recognized birth), affinity (by marriage or other relationship), or co-residence (as implied by the etymology of the English word “family”)or some combination of these. … Continue reading372 days
…he is principally known for his watercolors of idyllic family life.
Wat Suan Mokkhaphalaram, a forest monastery founded by Buddhadasa Bhikkhu/Suan Mokkh, Thailand.
Plum Village, Meyrac, 47120 Loubès-Bernac, France
apprentice noun, often attributiveap·pren·tice | \ ə-ˈpren-təs \ Definition of apprentice 1a: one bound by indenture1a(3) to serve another for a prescribed period with a view to learning an art or trade b: one who is learning by practical experience under skilled workers a trade, art, or calling a carpenter’s apprentice.2: an inexperienced person : NOVICE an apprentice in cooking
Trang Tien Plaza is 1150 meters from the venue, while Hanoi Temple of Literature is 1150 meters away. The property is set within 2 km distance from Hanoi city center. Located off Cultural Friendship Palace, the business Eden Hotel – Yet Kieu features views of … Continue reading10 days
Kopan Monastery, Kathmandu Nepal
Tu Hieu Temple – Hué, Vietnam.