When the term “ignorance is bliss” is employed it is often used to try to stay aloof of some of the problems in life. For a Christian, that is very dangerous. 439 more words
For me, this quote by ancient Chinese, Taoist philosopher Lao Tzu, seems to perfectly epitomise the essence of mindfulness.
For those who are unfamiliar, mindfulness is essentially the art of being able to cultivate true clarity of mind and freedom from judgement, so as to be able to appreciate living life fully, in the present moment. 737 more words
“The salvation that may be found “in the forest” is understood, above all, as the preservation, or recovery, of the individual’s freedom, psychological and concrete, in the face of of materially superior forces intent on imprisoning him – by violence, intimidation, or propaganda – and exploiting or destroying him for their own gain.” 11 more words