Daily Archives: December 6, 2010

Little wonders

  From the census of marine life

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Being Happy

“Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.” ~Unknown


Under the sea

A census of marine life made direct observations of 120,000 marine species. A plenitude of wonders. Watch the slide show

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Politics is a process

Politics (from Greek πολιτικος, [politikós]: «citizen»), is a process by which groups of people make collective decisions. And while there is nothing wrong with creating a platform for engaging the individual in the decisions that ultimately affect them, we also have to … Continue reading

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On addiction

More and more I am coming to the conclusion that the mechanism of addiction is at the core of all our suffering. It is what is keeping us in the world of illusion and it prevents us from seeing what … Continue reading

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Dolce far niente

The sweetness of doing nothing.   This is the quintessential Italian receipt for being happy. Just do nothing. Sit, look, smell, taste, hear, touch – and breath. This is not being lazy, this is just being totally immersed in what … Continue reading

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Perdere l’amore

English is a nice language for a conversation. When it comes to music however, I believe, it can not compete with French, Spanish and Italian. With these languages passion, amore and life itself expresses it’s self in a way that … Continue reading

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