Today, 26th January, is 'Australia Day' in Australia. A national public holiday. I quote from Wikipedia: "Australia Day is the official national day of Australia. Celebrated annually on 26 January, it marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First Fleet of British ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain at Sydney Cove by … [Read more...] about Australia Day 2018
I don't watch many videos online because of the time involved, however this 10 minute one caught my eye. Whether or not one agrees with him, Pat Condell is an extremely clever thinker with excellent oratory and public speaking skills. This video is about the criminal migrant element in Europe. I shared this with you today partly because the video is an excellent … [Read more...] about Commentary On A Highly Evocative Contemporary Thinking Issue
“There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond and to know one’s self.” Benjamin Franklin Quotes are commonly shared on Twitter, Facebook and more. But do we stop and take time to think carefully about them? Mostly we do not. Benjamin Franklin was an extremely smart guy. Cue...taking more notice of what Benjamin Franklin (or other smart people) had to … [Read more...] about The Subconscious Mind Is A Doorway To Knowing Oneself
"Shamanism helped me 'rewire and rebuild' my emotionally, mentally, and spiritually damaged mind." Alex Rowan #neuroplasticity #mentalhealth #neuroscience #psychology Interestingly, and among other things; Significant aspects of Shamanism work regardless of belief, provided one 'does' them - this is due to 'natural law'. Progress can be made regardless of one's … [Read more...] about Shamanism Helped Me Rebuild My Damaged Mind
For many of us here in 'the west' the Christian cross is a well-known symbol. Like me, I expect many people would be extremely surprised to discover that a brand symbol, around 100 years old, is more widely known than Christianity's symbol, upon which Jesus was reportedly crucified. Besides the obvious interest in this fact from a 'trivia perspective', it is … [Read more...] about How Well Known Is The Christian Cross?
Dr. Sharpe said, about miracles: It is difficulties that give birth to miracles. Life is difficult. Life sucks sometimes. Shit happens. Can you undo it? Sometimes, yes. A lot of the time, no. In those cases, we have no real choice then but to be positive. If we are not, we will only make things harder. A blunt somewhat tough truth. I had a shit start to … [Read more...] about Take A Different View On Difficulty