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Resolving the Dynamic Tension Between Law and Liberty

The human mind’s tendency to create apparently mutually exclusive options sets up a barrier to resolving the dynamic tension between the concept of law and that of liberty.  596 more words

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The Secret of Life Lies in the Harmony Between Unity and Diversity

The mental consciousness is limited and works generally with a fixed framework for its action.  Nature appears to support almost limitless variety and differentiation, as we see in the insect, plant and animal kingdoms.  478 more words

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Activating the 8th Chakra

THE 8TH CHAKRA: AWAKENING A NEW HUMANITY! This Friday evening’s Chakra Sound Bath at the ZenDen in Gastown will mark the premier of presenting sonically a new approach to opening and aligning all eight chakras via sound. 147 more words

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The Essential Nature of Freedom and Diversity

There is a strong and unrelenting tendency in the human mind to attempt the achievement of unity through strict regulation and uniformity.  Certainly there are superficial benefits to uniformity to the extent that it can help create efficiency in the organization of society and thereby free the time and attention to address other needs or areas of development.  400 more words

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Conflict or Cooperation: Two Models for Human Development

Those who view the evolutionary direction of Nature through human development identify an eventual model of cooperation between individuals, societal groupings and mankind as a whole.  337 more words

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Diversity in Unity: An Essential Principle of Nature

Sri Aurobindo examines the processes of Nature to identify certain principles or natural laws by which Nature carries out its secret intentions.  “She starts from the visible manifestation of the one and the many, from the totality and its constituent units and creates intermediary unities between the two without which there can be no full development either of the totality or of the units.” 299 more words

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The Inter-Relations Between Individual, Community and the Totality of Mankind

Sri Aurobindo observes:  “The social evolution of the human race is necessarily a development of the relations between three constant factors, individuals, communities of various sorts and mankind.  526 more words

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