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Monthly Archives: February 2009

Give me back my words!

So many words have become tainted thanks to our media, and I want them back. Words like blow, suck, ride…you get the idea. I want those words back; I want their innocence restored to their dictionary definition.

2/27/09 / Graft

8:40 AM Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on free will and destiny: When people consider the past as free will, they are filled with remorse and regret. When they consider the future as destiny, lethargy and inertia set in. A wise person will consider the past as destiny and the future as free will. -from An [...]

What I’ve learned: Art of Living

I just completed the Art of Living course, and this is what I’ve learned: Opposite values are complementary. Values like fear and confidence; doubt and hubris; trepidation and elation. The key is balance. We must assume that these values exist for a good, perhaps evolutionary, reason. Accept people as they are. Acceptance brings peace of [...]

2/16/09 / Tru

9:09 AM Thought from this morning: Choice is what gives us freedom. It defines freedom. But the flipside of that is that choice also makes room for regret – at the choices we make and have made. Were there no choice we would not be free, but nor would we have any cause for regret, [...]

7:51 AM / Darpa

7:51 AM It’s a few years old, but the research says that 63% of Americans believe that “humans and other animals have either always existed in their present form or have evolved over time under the guidance of a supreme being…” In other words, they don’t accept Darwin’s theory of evolution. In an article in [...]

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