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WHY WE’RE A CULTURE OF ADDICTS

By Leslie Garrett Source: Waking Times If there’s one constant among addicts of all types, it’s shame. It’s what makes us lie and hide. It’s what keeps us from asking for help – though we don’t think we need it … Continue reading

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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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