On Kaizen

Three new experiences that helped fill my Purposeful Living Bucket: riding a bicycle to work; planting my own herb garden, and; driving to pick up a friend from school with her baby in the backseat. * Kaizen (改善?), Japanese for “change for better”.  

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Realm of the Dakini

This fleeting world A star at dawn, a bubble in a stream A flash of lightening in a summer cloud A flickering lamp, a phantom and a dream Yield and you need not break Bent you can straighten Emptied you can hold Torn you can mend

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World’s Biggest Cash Crops

Daily iconography. Stay hungry. Never, ever stop learning.

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From Hippie to Hipster, The Evolution

The Evolution
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god wears many masks

HUMANKIND HAS NOT WOVEN THE WEB OF LIFE.
WE ARE BUT ONE THREAD WITHIN IT.
WHATEVER WE DO TO THE WEB, WE DO TO OURSELVES.
ALL THINGS ARE BOUND TOGETHER.
ALL THINGS CONNECT.

AUTHENTIC TEXT OF CHIEF SEATTLE’S TREATY ORATION 1854

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Smooth Talk

“I am a dreamer. I know so little of real life that I just can’t help re-living such moments as these in my dreams, for such moments are something I have very rarely experienced. I am going to dream about you the whole night, the whole week, the whole year.”
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, White Nights

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Foucault on Panopticon

Along with other social theorists, Foucault believed that knowledge is always a form of power, but he took it a step further and told us that knowledge can be gained from power; producing it, not preventing it. Through observation, new knowledge is produced. In his view, knowledge is forever connected to power, and often wrote […]

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