Monthly Archives: February 2012

They don’t know what words are…

Listening to Orpheus (18) What happened to poetry ? A lecture on poetry with Hamza Yussuf (2/5)

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My glass shall not persuade me I am old…

SONNET 22 By William Shakespeare  My glass shall not persuade me I am old, So long as youth and thou are of one date; But when in thee time’s furrows I behold, Then look I death my days should expiate. … Continue reading

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What happened to poetry ?

Listening to Orpheus (17) (A word to the effect of counting. I don’ have a system. Some of the postings in this category I consider auxiliary in terms of developing the theme and so they don’t get a number. Others … Continue reading

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Frozen over

Something that does not happen  too often – the Danube froze over

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Convenience and Intuition

A little teaching from Caroline Myss that leads to an important question: How much does my attachment to convenience and comfort compromise intuition ? Enjoy  

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John Lennon’s Manifesto…. ” You may say I am dreamer, but I am not the only one. I hope some day you join us and the world be One” For anyone having problems with the video, here is the link … Continue reading

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The tyranny of common sense

Sir Ken Robinson: Bring on the learning revolution

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Are we too many ?

How many people can live on planet earth ? Richard Attenborough on population and consumption

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You are lonely my friend…

You are lonely, my friend, because you are…. We, with a word or a finger-sign, gradually make the world our own , though perhaps its weakest, most precarious part. How can fingers point out a smell?– Yet of the dark … Continue reading

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