Monthly Archives: February 2014

Luca–Days Of The Week–Condensed

[Click here for the unabridged version] Tuesday Jon Kabat-Zinn says, ‘from the very beginning [of MBSR] … the idea was to transform the world.’ He wants to introduce ‘the full spectrum of the dharma. Mindfulness is just the start. Then … Continue reading

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Luca–Days Of The Week–Unabridged

[Click here for the condensed version] Tuesday Mindfulness, it turns out, is only a step on our journey. I keep coming back to Jon Kabat-Zinn, though he says, ‘It’s never been about me, it’s about we.’ Kabat-Zinn (pictured) says, ‘from … Continue reading

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‘Endless Forms Most Beautiful’

Tonight at 10, TVO presents ‘The Wonders Of Life’ episode, ‘Endless Forms Most Beautiful’–simply amazing conclusion and not to be missed, but if you do miss it it’s online until 2014-03-18 at http://ww3.tvo.org/bcid/3118190201001. From TVO: ‘This beautiful and definitive series … Continue reading

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Mindfulness–Days Of The Week–Condensed

[*NEW! Two Versions!* Click here for the unabridged version] Tuesday • 2014-02-11–on wonders of life, how the senses developed over billions of years. Wednesday ‘Interbeing’, coined by Thich Naht Hanh, is achieved with mindfulness, which helps ‘us cultivate concentration and … Continue reading

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Mindfulness–Days Of The Week–Unabridged

[*NEW! Two Versions!* Click here for the condensed version] Tuesday • 2014-02-11–on wonders of life, how the senses developed over billions of years, how differing perceptions form differing realities, and how our curiosity about reality continues to drive the expansion … Continue reading

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Surf’s Up!–Days Of The Week

Tuesday Just in time for tax season. The Responsible Investment Association has tons of on-line info. Its members ‘believe that RI is a valuable investment tool to enhance returns, reduce risk, and catalyze positive social change.’ • 2014-02-04–today is the … Continue reading

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review of rebecca’s wild farm

• 2014-02-05–tvo showed rebecca’s wild farm (also known as the future of farming): ‘Wildlife filmmaker Rebecca Hosking takes over the family farm, a haven of biodiversity carefully preserved by her father. Larger, high-yield farms [though, paradoxically, the yield can be … Continue reading

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Pete Seeger–Days Of The Week

[coincidentally, my 3000th post…] Tuesday • 2014-01-28–in ‘how many people can live on planet earth‘, david attenborough said we need to reduce population, affluence, and level of technology. although china instituted the one-child policy and india encouraged voluntary sterilization, the … Continue reading

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