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 […]
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 […]
What standards will be used to decide entrance into the community? While there is an open door policy there must be some form of standards or at least trial period to avoid abuse and allow proper evaluation of new members. Highly skilled lay persons or transitory members will obviously require a different set of standards, […]
On the previous post 99 I have had a few extra thoughts There are times in extreme situations when this [following the laws of the host country] may cause a conflict of interest, take for example, a woman who was beheaded for practising witchcraft in Saudi Arabia, this followed the laws of the nation, and as such […]
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 […]
Matt Harding a genius who should need no introduction is back again. He has released some of the view videos that have brought tears to my eyes. Who would have thought that you could achieve so many connections in such a simple way. Enjoy.
A fantastic alien dialogue by Terry Bisson, if this is copyrighted then tell me I’ll take it down, it was just too good not to share. (a dialogue) “They’re made out of meat.” “Meat?” “Meat. They’re made out of meat.” “Meat?” “There’s no doubt about it. We picked up several from different parts of the […]