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A Zen Master Explains the Art of ‘Letting Go’, And It Isn’t What You Think

By Christina Sarich Source: Waking Times Thich Naht Hanh, the Zen Buddhist master, has some interesting advice about what it means to truly let go. Many people mistake detachment or non-clinging to be a form of aloofness, or emotional disconnect … Continue reading

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The Greatest Spiritual Event of Our Time, According to Rudolf Steiner

By Paul Levy Source: Reality Sandwich Almost a hundred years ago, as if peering into a crystal ball and predicting the future, spiritual teacher and clairvoyant Rudolf Steiner[1] prophesied that the most momentous event of modern times was what he referred … Continue reading

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Don’t Just Give Thanks. Pay It Forward One Act of Kindness at a Time

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”—John F. Kennedy It’s been a hard, heart-wrenching, stomach-churning kind … Continue reading

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A New Map

By Kingsley L. Dennis Source: Waking Times ‘It is the tragedy of our time that the average individual learns too late that the materialistic concept of life has failed utterly in every department of living.’  ~Manly P. Hall  We have … Continue reading

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Kind is the New Cool

By Charles Eisenstein Source: A New and Ancient Story When I was in high school, I remember social banter consisting of a lot of subtle put-downs and one-upsmanship. The popular kids were generally not very nice, certainly not to us … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Anarchy Would be an Improvement in Human Governance

By Gary ‘Z’ McGee Source: Waking Times “Give a man a gun and he’ll rob a bank. Give a man a bank and he’ll rob the world.” –Unknown Give people just a little bit of knowledge and courage and they … Continue reading

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Are Babies Moral Beings?

By Leanne Italie, AP Are we naturally good or naturally evil? Cognitive scientist Paul Bloom argues in a new book that we’re both. In “Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil” (Crown), the developmental psychologist and Yale professor takes … Continue reading

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Inside the Psyche of the 1%

Don Fitz, editor of Synthesis/Regeneration, recently wrote an illuminating overview of what current scientific studies can tell us about psychopaths in positions of power. In the following passage he examines why the psychiatric establishment has focused less on “successful psychopathy” … Continue reading

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