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Enlightenment: Thai X-ing

Name:  Thai X-ing (pronounced Thai “crossing”)

Address:  515 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

Occasion:  Birthday dinner

Price:  $50/person (for a party of my size–10) 533 more words


The Refuse of Enlightenment

Searching for the present moment

I vow to relinquish all control

and I smile.


The growl of the morning garbage truck

breaks my meditative reverie… 65 more words


Timothy Ferris' The Science of Liberty

Liberal democracies did not simply spring from a void. According to Timothy Ferris in his compendious and very informative book The Science of Liberty: Democracy, Reason and the Laws of Nature… 952 more words

Self-Knowledge 11 - the Self & the World part 1

In as much as the view of the World is a mirror image of the view of oneself since the identity of oneself determines the definition of the World. 938 more words



At end of 2012, I received a spiritual awakening. It was intense, overwhelming and profound. A spiritual awakening is the realisation, the sudden epiphany about the truth of things. 73 more words


Like The Morning Breeze

Like the morning breeze, if you bring to the morning good deeds,
The rose of our desire will open and bloom.

Go forward, and make advances down this road of love; 115 more words


World History II: Enlightenment Primary Sources

World History Students, I assigned your first essay last week:


For this and any paper in a history class – your argument will be strongest if you use PRIMARY sources to defend your thesis.   224 more words