Category Archives: Truth
WONDER: “Every Person Is One Choice Away From Everything Changing” / Pursuit of Wonder ☮
AWAKENING: “Can We Have an Original Thought?” / Eckhart Tolle ☮
Eckhart says that this is a very original question and that it is more important to ask an original question than to expect an original thought or original answer—because an original question is an original thought. When faced with a challenging situation, asking the right question is more important than expecting the right answer.
WESTERN PHILOSOPHY – EXISTENTIALISM: “Simone de Beauvoir on Existentialism & God (1959)” / Philosophy Overdose ☮
Two short clips of Simone de Beauvoir discussing the existentialist conception of man and her views on God in an interview with Wilfrid Lemoyne from Radio-Canada in 1959.
CENSORSHIP: “Brilliant Response from @RichardDawkins to KPFA’s Ridiculous Cancellation of His Lecture Aug 9” ☮
h/t: Lawrence M. Krauss
AWARENESS: “How Do I Disengage from Gossip and Other Negative Conversation?” / Eckhart Tolle Now ☮
WESTERN PHILOSOPHY – EPISTEMOLOGY: “As Soon as we Abandon Our Own Reason . . .” / Bertrand Russell ☮
WESTERN PHILOSOPHY – ANCIENT: “Interest in Politics” / Pericles ☮
Pericles (circa 495-429 BCE) was the most prominent and influential Greek statesman and orator during the Golden Age of Athens. In 461, he became the ruler of Athens, a role he would occupy until his death. During his leadership, he built the Acropolis and the Parthenon and led Athens’ recapture of Delphi, the siege on Samos, and the invasion of Megara. In 429, he died of the plague.
ATHEISM: “Those Seven Savage Atheist Mic Drops” / ScienceNET ☮
U.S. POLITICS: “Senator Elizabeth Warren on the Republicans’ Government Shutdown Threats” ☮
Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke on the Senate floor on September 27, 2016 about the Republican threats of a government shutdown over SEC disclosure of corporate political donations and funding for the lead poisoning crisis in Flint, Michigan.