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The Problem of ‘Sitting with Pain’

When we try to ‘sit with our own pain’ (as we often do try to do when we are involved in psychotherapy or mindful practice) we generally run into a problem. 2,245 more words

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The Long-Cut

Everybody’s interested in the short-cut, but no one’s interested in the ‘long-cut’. So what’s the ‘long-cut’, we might ask? What is it and why on earth should we be interested in it? 2,495 more words

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A Good Friend vs. A Best Friend

A good friend will comfort you when he rejects you. A best friend will go up to him and ask, “It’s because you’re gay, isn’t it?” 425 more words


Politics and other matters

We are approaching a milestone here. Soon the number of posts at The Jeffersonian and Conversations with Dio will equal one thousand. Right now, we are at 985, with most of those at… 293 more words

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How Do We Disengage From The Mechanical World?

How do we disengage from the mechanical world? We concern ourselves with lots of questions, but rarely this. Very possibly, never this. The question of how to disengage from the mechanical world isn’t very high up on our list of priorities. 1,939 more words

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अनोळखी वाटा - #2

“ऑफिसमध्ये सगळं काही ठीक आहे ना?” – आई

” हो. का? ” – मी

” नाही, सहजंच. काही झालंय का ऑफिसमध्ये? म्हणून जॉब सोडलास का? ” – आई


The Universe Next Door by New Scientist.

Book Review by Cari Mayhew.

This book is quite possibly the best thing ever published by New Scientist.  It’s more speculation than science, but that’s what makes it so entertaining. 234 more words

Book Review