The Choice is Ours

Jacques Fresco and the Venus Project have come up with a series of documentary films called, “The Choice is Ours.” The preview is available in this article and we should all watch it and decide for ourselves whether we want a health planted with a resource based economy or continue on as usual. I can’t […]

The World is in Conflict

The World is in Conflict as demonstrated in the book, The Universe Story: From the Primordial Flaring Forth to the Ecozoic Era, A Celebration of the Unfolding of the Cosmos by Brian Swimme and Thomas Berry. It was published in 1992 and it is more relevant today than ever before.The back cover adequately describes the […]

The Moon Reflected in Water

The moon reflected in water is a common theme in Zen. The first time I learned about this was in Pune, India in 1976. Rajneesh had giving some dharma talks on Zen stories and published a book called No Water, No Moon. I bought the book and read it with great interest. I also acquired […]

Dan Gilbert, The Guru of Happiness

Dan Gilbert is the guru of happiness. Some people say that he is the world’s foremost expert on happiness. Then why is he talking about the psychology of your future self in this Ted Talk video? He come right out and asks, “Why do we make decisions that our future selves often regret?” He tells […]

The Basic Irrelevance of the Human Condition

Modern cosmologists have investigated our place in the universe and has found that our lives on earth are basically irrelevant. Thomas Merton recognized this long before it became a scientific fact. He wrote this in The Asian Journal of Thomas Merton, which was published in 1975. This was almost fifteen years before cosmologists even proved […]

Who Does Not Like Neil deGrasse Tyson

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson appeared on the Bill Maher show on July 25, 2014. I had the distinct pleasure of interviewing Dr. Tyson in the summer of 2011. I found him to be a remarkably intelligent man with insights into the cosmos that continue to inspire me to this day. You can read about this […]

Your Superhuman Potential

As a meditation and visualization practitioner, your goal is simple: To tap into your superhuman potential and overcome your personal barriers. And today may very well be that chance for you to do so – to step in the right direction towards discovering the greatest possible version of yourself. Meet Ken Wilber, whom world renowned […]

Wholeness And Interconnectedness

These words of wisdom from Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn have a nice ring to them. They convey the importance of the insight of interbeing and a clear and succinct way. Wholeness And Interconnectedness Perhaps ultimately, spiritual simply means experiencing wholeness and interconnectedness directly, a seeing that individuality and the totality are interwoven, that nothing is separate […]

Emptiness, Interbeing And Reality

This video is entitled, “Where Science and Buddhism Meet: Emptiness, Interconnectivity and the Nature of Reality” by Gerald Penilla. I have changed the name to “Emptiness, Interbeing and Reality” to demonstrate the importance of the insights of emptiness and interbeing and how they relate to the nature of reality. If you have followed my rantings […]

Joy All Around

I am happy to pass on Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh‘s practice phrases for the New Year. The phrases are Joy within me, Joy all around and New year, New me These words of wisdom express my wishes that we all have a Happy New Year with peace, gratitude, harmony, and compassion in our hearts. […]

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