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Feathers In the Wind

Once upon a time, there was a woman who loved to gossip. Every day she would sit with her friends gossiping about the bad things others may have done. “Can you believe he did that?” “Can you believe she said that?” “And did you see what he was wearing? A man of his age…” On […]

Beyond Law Of Attraction

One of the most popular (and misunderstood) concepts, derived from the quantum theory, is the concept of “law of attraction”. Like attracts like. “As long as I think positively, I will attract only ‘good stuff’ into my life”. Yet, three months down the line, things fall apart. The business deal falls through; the partner runs […]

Roll the dice

Roll The Dice | Charles Bukowski

if you’re going to try, go all the way. otherwise, don’t even start. if you’re going to try, go all the way. this could mean losing girlfriends, wives, relatives, jobs and maybe your mind. go all the way. it could mean not eating for 3 or 4 days. it could mean freezing on a park […]

The Alchemist

“My heart is a traitor.” the boy said to the alchemist, when they had paused to rest the horses. “It doesn’t want me to go on.” “That makes sense,” the alchemist answered. “Naturally it’s afraid that, in pursuing your dream, you might lose everything you’ve won.” “Well, then, why should I listen to my heart?” […]

Kasia Mikolajczyk

I don’t really know where to begin. There have been several events that really determined my journey. Ever since I was a child, I’ve been wanting to be a peace-maker. I always felt quite uncomfortable when seeing people in violence. I didn’t understand why. When I was nine, I got interviewed by a Polish writer. […]

The Mighty One

He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty.   Lao Tzu

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A Tribute To Carl Jung | Alan Watts

To the degree that a person becomes conscious that the evil is as much in himself as in the other, to this same degree he is not likely to project it on to some scapegoat, and commit the most criminal acts of violence upon other people. Now this is to my mind the primary thing […]

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The Insolubility Of Life’s Greatest Problems

The greatest and most important problems of life are all fundamentally insoluble…They can never be solved, bu only outgrown…This ‘outgrowing’, as I formerly called it, on further experience was seen to consist in a new level of consciousness. Some higher or wider interest arose on the person’s horizon, and through this widening of view, the […]

THE INFERNO OF THE LIVING

The Inferno of the Living

There are two ways not to suffer from the inferno we are all living in every day. The first suits most people: accept the inferno and become part of it to the point where you don’t even see it any more. The second is riskier and requires constant attention and willingness to learn: seek out […]

LOVE THY NEIGHBOUR | HUIWEN WU

Love Thy Neighbour

We can only love ourselves for who we are, when we love ourselves for who we are not. (an interpretation of Love Thy Neighbour as Thyself)