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What interactions will happen between the community and the society at large? There should be a healthy level of interaction between the community and locals especially in a business, social, care, aid and education sense. Open classes available to all would be an appropriate venture, helping local homeless shelters with time and excess food, promoting […]

Mindfulness and Education

So I saw this article on neural studies of Monks doing meditation and it’s effects on the brain: http://www.sfgate.com/health/article/Stanford-studies-monks-meditation-compassion-3689748.php I’m presently reading a book on some of this, it’s really quite amazing. There is a sizeable amount of scientific literature which shows that meditative skills and methods have a huge number of positive benefit to the […]

Smoking kid

I was reminded of Malcom Gladwell’s book on viral marketing ‘the tipping point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference’ when I watched this video. Just for the method of creating a sticky message easily spread. I haven’t smoked for a long time, and I realise the difficulties in giving up. The road to […]