"Do not think that enlightenment is going to make you special, it’s not. If you feel special in any way, then enlightenment has not occurred. I meet a lot of people who think they are enlightened and awake simply because they have had a very moving spiritual experience. They wear their enlightenment on their sleeve like a badge of honor. They sit among friends and talk about how awake they are while sipping coffee at a cafe. The funny thing about enlightenment is that when it is authentic, there is no one to claim it. Enlightenment is very ordinary; it is nothing special. Rather than making you more special, it is going to make you less special. It plants you right in the center of a wonderful humility and innocence. Everyone else may or may not call you enlightened, but when you are enlightened the whole notion of enlightenment and someone who is enlightened is a big joke. I use the word enlightenment all the time; not to point you toward it but to point you beyond it. Do not get stuck in enlightenment."
this Coal Company Went Bust, and It Was Funding Climate Change Denialism. Many companies or individuals could be doing the same coz they work in the fossil industry. Sorry but it's time to face the truth and the inevitable.
I'm kind-of a Transhumanist because I'd like to "live forever", but not in the extreme way that this article outlined. I disagree with his main ideas by the way. Transhumanism still has its quirks but it does give us good questions worth pondering: If our thoughts live forever, do we too?
Health care for $50 a month? I'll take it!
Subscription-based health care is best for americans. I'd like to see this take off.
Big Pharma should be brought to justice. Drugmakers hiked prices 1,000% in massive price-fixing scheme.
Man, this is terrible. Man who sets new record for reaching deepest part of the ocean finds plastic bag thrash on the ocean floor. SMH. https://www.dallasnews.com/business/business/2019/05/13/unprecedented-dallas-businessman-victor-vescovo-completes-deepest-ocean-dive-human-history
These are the heroes. Their life and story is worth knowing.
An international team of scientists has demonstrated for the first time that it is possible to generate a measurable amount of electricity in a diode directly from the coldness of the universe.
I'm enjoying a cold beer (A Dark Night) from Departed Soles and listening to this song by Ben Benjamin https://open.spotify.com/track/4Bo7zBfhxG2Lez1ujK1Agu?context=spotify%3Aplaylist%3A37i9dQZF1E36h9rI13mUxe&si=mLa6_SdHTwy3_REkB0DEmw
So I heard... The Universe Is Expanding Much Faster Than It Should Be.
I think we should also be aiming to expand our minds, and also try to colonize other planets, because otherwise...overpopulation.
This is quite a long read about Inflammation but i'll get back to it. Have to figure out how to reduce inflammation to be healthy. https://harvardmagazine.com/2019/05/inflammation-disease-diet
This is interesting indeed.
Engineers Create New Material that Mimics the Metabolism of Living Organisms. scientists created lifelike material powered by artificial metabolism. The autonomous machines also competed in a lab-race!
Any progress in antioxidant research is always a good thing.
Graphene quantum dots drawn from common coal may be the basis for an effective antioxidant for people who suffer traumatic brain injuries, strokes or heart attacks.
Celebrate Earth Day With The Greatest Images Of Our Planet From Space
Our planet is rare, precious, and fragile. It's up to all of us to be its steward.
I am a cloud of vapor.
Fragmenting into ever smaller pieces to explore ever widening spaces.
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