Pollution kills 1.7 million children every year, WHO reports. One out of every four deaths among young children is linked to environmental hazards, report finds A polluted environment is a deadly one — particularly for young children. Source: http://www.theverge.com/
Smart TV sets are listening to every word being said in front of them. Also do other smart devices that do take action or give you information based on voice input. These device don’t differentiate between a private conversation or a voice comment for them to take action upon. They will capture all nearby sound […]
“Only by going alone in silence, without baggage, can one truly get into the heart of the wilderness. All other travel is mere dust and hotels and baggage and chatter,” John Muir via: Brainpickings
One should, how shall i say… accept his doubts completely, as the buddha once advised, you know… accept despair and anguish and frustration and see it through. don’t go to a doctor, don’t go to an analyst above all, heh, heh heh… Henry Miller’s Zen aesthetics and critique of modernity.
The Buddha Mind, unborn and marvelously illuminating, is like a bright mirror. A mirror reflects whatever is in front of it. It’s not deliberately trying to reflect things, but whatever comes before the mirror, its color and form are sure to appear. Likewise, when the object being reflected is removed, the mirror isn’t deliberately trying […]
“To deny false gods is necessary, but not sufficient: one must look beneath their masks for the reason for their existence.”— Alexander Herzen
Silence and solitude are lost cultural phenomenons, spaces which needs to been explored and used. I am fascinated by silence and solitude. Fascinated by that what happens to the human spirit, its identity and personality, when the talking stops and ventures out into emptiness.