“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
“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
“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.