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Sunday Matinee: Reflections on Oneness with Peter Russell

Ropes over the abyss,

I thought I’d give my dawgz a real mad izm sparker today.  I think it’s time for an update of our operational definitions. 191 more words

Vid Vault

My Visit to Walden Pond

Ever since I was introduced to American writer Henry David Thoreau in junior year of high school, Walden Pond has always held a special place in my imagination.   1,023 more words


The Art Of Being In Pain: Transcendental Tragedy (From Chaos To A Dancing Star)

“You know why people cut? It’s a distraction. For one moment, you don’t feel all the pain, the loss, and the hurt. All you feel is that razor going into your skin, the blood dripping down your arm, leg, stomach. 947 more words

Self Development

A Literary Tour of Boston

Boston is a comparatively small city, with less than 700,000 residents at the time of the 2012 census (versus New York City’s 8.3M residents and LA’s 3.9M).   1,136 more words



All is quiet on the steps of that building; the rustling of the leaves far exceeds the breathing of the flesh coated droids we call “people”. 1,349 more words

English 11R: Intro to Transcendentalism (Visible Thinking)

To begin the unit on the Transcendentalists (Emerson and Thoreau), I asked students to think once again about the quote we’d examined last class, as well as the painting (see previous post). 324 more words


Existdentalism: I Think; Therefore, I Am Confused by Christina Knowles

In seeking to define my worldview, I have found myself consistently drawn to seemingly oppositional philosophical viewpoints: Existentialism and Transcendentalism. At least they seem juxtaposed in most ways. 1,816 more words

Pondering The Universe