Monthly Archives: December 2010

Boulders on the Path

“Living on this earth has never been easy. The Buddha famously taught that ‘life is suffering,’ and that the way out was to get enlightened. That alone was challenging. But the Buddha lived 2500 years ago… before email, cell phones, … Continue reading

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The PLANET Somalia Project

By placing the Internet into the hands of adults and youth within the school system, we further empower an already technology-strong population.  Like so many other tools to which we have access, the Internet gives us enormous potential:  the capacity … Continue reading

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The Wonder of It All

“If you’ve got a song in your heart, and who knows how it got there, you better sing it because when you’re gone, nobody’s there to sing it, and you’ll be sad about it when you’re laying on your death … Continue reading

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Inherited Power

Each human being has the potential to access a wealth of power, manifested in different forms, all ultimately originating from a divine Source. Before the age of technology, the vast majority of human beings did not have easy access to … Continue reading

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Sitting on a bench…

We live in a world obsessed with advertising.  “Look at me!  Buy my things!” There are other, more mysterious paths through which that which we need comes to us.  To wit:  walking through a bookstore, a title catches your eye.  You … Continue reading

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Implementing New Technologies

As a concerned, private citizen, entitled to his own opinions, I strongly believe that we as a species are implementing new technologies entirely too aggressively. I believe all new technologies should be tested in very small scale, very long term … Continue reading

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Building a Sense of Security

“All sides [of a conflict] have a need for security, and increasing the feeling of security of one side does not diminish the security of the other side, as is commonly believed. Rather the opposite is generally true: the more … Continue reading

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