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REALITY AND COHERENCE

“The world of everyday life is not only taken for granted as reality by the ordinary members of society in the subjectively meaningful conduct of their lives. 302 more words

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International Day of Peace

Today is the International Day of Peace and I would like to speak about the peace work I have been doing with Joseph Rael (Beautiful Painted Arrow). 1,020 more words

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SOCIAL FREEDOM AS A FEASIBLE CONCERN

Human societies are created around human activity and the requirements that come from the organization of that activity. Freedom, in a social sense, has to be defined by the freedom of choice that an individual has in deciding which activity he or she wants to pursue. 244 more words

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I am Spartacus; I am Crassus

The most iconic scene in Stanley Kubrick’s historical adventure “Spartacus” comes towards the end of the film. Set in republican Rome, the revolt of the slaves, led by the gladiator Spartacus, has been defeated by the consul Crassus. 559 more words

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A Review of Where I Live: New & Selected Poems by Arundhathi Subramaniam

I first heard of Arundhathi Subramaniam in her role as the editor of Eating God: A Book of Bhakti Poetry (2014). I started reading Sadhguru’s… 1,145 more words

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Review of the Taittirīya Upaniṣad: Ancient Wisdom that is Much Needed for Modern Times

This short book follows the course of the Taittirīya Upaniad with commentaries by Swami Muni Narayana Prasad. The reading requires a moderate degree of concentration and has technical Sanskrit terms that are well-defined (and includes a 12-page glossary). 1,175 more words

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