By Arjun Walia, Collective Evolution
“Broadly speaking, although there are some differences, I think Buddhist philosophy and Quantum Mechanics can shake hands on their view of the world. We can see in these great examples the fruits of human thinking. Regardless of the admiration we feel for these great thinkers, we should not lose sight of the fact that they were human beings just as we are.”
– the Dalai Lama
Scientists and Buddhists from all over the world are starting to see the similarities between their disciplines, and the research which is emerging as a result is truly exciting. A classic example of a scientist diving into ancient wisdom is Nikola Tesla, whose work was heavily influenced by Vedic philosophy. You can read more about that here.
Here is a great clip of world renowned quantum physicist Dr. John Hagelin at an event discussing transcendental meditation. Continue reading Leading Neuroscientists & Buddhists Agree: “Consciousness is Everywhere”
By Steve Beckow, Golden Age of Gaia
If I were privileged enough to live in a state of perpetual love, as love is known on the Fifth or higher dimensions, I would allow that I’ve ascended.
The love that I knew for an extended period of time in 2015 definitely would be quite to my satisfaction as a perpetual diet. (I like bliss as well though.)
That love came from my heart. It didn’t come from outside.
I watch some people chasing their boyfriends or girlfriends down so they can “get love.” It does no good to say “love comes from within, from the artesian well that we call the heart.” The density of our vibrations will not allow us to easily “get” that one. Continue reading Absolute Love
Trump’s first 10 days have shown a lot of about a very polarizing figure in America and the new 45th US President. Has he kept his promises? What do his actions so far portend?
By Makia Freeman (Contributing Writer, Openhearted Rebel), The Freedom Articles
Trump’s first 10 days
as President of the United States have now passed, and it’s certainly been a flurry of activity. Trump has hit the ground running, losing no time in issuing numerous EOs (Executive Orders) to implement his policies. Trump continues to be a mixed bag; some of his efforts are laudable and on the side of the average citizen (e.g. banning the TPP), while others are harebrained schemes bound to backfire, irritate nations outside the US and deliberately cause conflict (e.g. trying to make Mexico pay for a $15 billion wall).
To his credit, Trump appears to be on the path of actively fulfilling his campaign promises, and where he has backed down, he has done so to moderate his outlandish and dangerous ideas. However, there is still something definitely unsettling about Trump, especially when he openly advocates torture (waterboarding), theft (the stealing of Iraqi oil) and more theft (the stealing of Jerusalem by Zionist Israel in order to relocate their capital city). Here are Trump’s first 10 days in review. Continue reading Trump’s First 10 Days in Review
By Gary G. Kohls, MD, Natural Blaze
It’s an Acceptable Risk for Foreign Investors to Take, but What About Us?
“ALL tailings “ponds” are a problem. If they don’t breach and spill massive amounts of toxic sludge into the environment like at Mount Polley, they leach that contamination slowly, poisoning the waters and lands around them.” — From Canadians.org
Last year, Duluth News-Tribune published a Local News article with the title “EPA signals its support for final PolyMet review”.
The article ended with what I regard as an intentionally deceptive and woefully insufficient sentence: “Critics say the project is likely to taint downstream waters with acidic runoff”. Continue reading The PolyMet Project and the Lethal Risks to the St Louis River Watershed and Lake Superior
Positive Vibrations by Cedella Marley, A Nice Time
Start this new month by doing more than what is expected of you. Look at all initiatives and challenges today as an opportunity to do better. Instead of reacting the way you might normally, get creative. Surprise yourself and others around you and transform your life in your own way.
One love… Cedella
By Emerson Dameron via Purpose Fairy, Thanks to Truth Theory
Humans are interdependent creatures. Our behavior affects the environment we all share. Even in prison, solitary confinement is the most severe form of punishment.
Too much isolation leads to bad decision-making and bad citizenship. If you cut off your connection with others, it hurts everyone.
You need to emerge from your shell. The good news is that you can do it at your own comfortable pace. If you’re playing piano, you have to learn scales before you play jazz. If you want to create a bond with another person, you can start with a 30-second chat in an elevator. Continue reading 3 Things You Should Do When You’re Afraid To Ask For Help
By Shannon Hugman, The Master Shift
This month’s Lunar Eclipse is more than just another full moon (happening on February 10th/11th depending on where you are in the world).
It is an energy activation.
It’s an invitation to step into mastery. It’s a call to action. However it’s not the action we may think.
Let me begin by saying that master lessons are not easy. They call for us to shift perspectives, take responsibility for ourselves and do things we’ve never done before. The energy very much suggests that this is the end of an era. I’m thinking of this time as “final exams” for the collective. Graduation is so close yet we still have a lot of studying and review to do. Continue reading February’s Lunar Eclipse; How to Navigate the Energies
By Open, Wake Up World
We are not American, European, Australian, Canadian, African, Syrian or any other minimalising label states care to stick on us. We are people of the Universe — children of “God”. And we each have a right to connect with “God” however we feel to.
When humanity came to this planet, there were no borders — like any other creature, we were free to go where we chose. Yes I understand that in a more “sophisticated” world (really?) particular locations might need to define ‘countries’ and apply ‘state’ so as to keep ‘order’ in a now heavily-populated world. But where an ‘authority’, by some peculiar means, gains the power to ban the free movement of people, simply because of the country they were born in, then you know something is very seriously wrong. And something needs to be done about it… Continue reading We the People… Unite in the Field
By Jill Suttie, Greater Good, Thanks to Conscious Life News
Could pursuing meaning be the path to true happiness?
We at Greater Good have written often about the differences between a happy life and a meaningful life and found that the two are closely related. When we aim for a life of meaningful pursuits, we are likely to feel more sustained happiness and life satisfaction—even if there is some discomfort, sadness, or stress along the way—than if we aim for a life of pleasure alone. In fact, seeking happiness directly may actually backfire, while pursuing meaning may increase our health and well-being.
Now a new book takes a stab at figuring out just what pursuing a meaningful life entails. In The Power of Meaning, journalist Emily Esfahani Smith draws from the texts of great writers and philosophers—Emerson, Aristotle, Buddha, and Victor Frankl, for example—as well as interviews with everyday people seeking to increase meaning in their lives, to try to distill what’s central in this pursuit. The book, though only loosely tied to research, is mostly an engaging read about how people find meaning in life through “four pillars” of meaning. Continue reading Your Four Keys to a Meaningful Life