"Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death."
- Patrick Henry, March 23, 1775.
"Gaddafi is an a**hole."
- Wael Ghonim, Twitter, January 22, 2011…
The function of the human mind is to dream, but we have learned to dream without awareness... the old shamans would use hallucinogenic plants like peyote to distort the perception of the brain.
Don Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements Companion Book, pp. 71,…
The best way to deal with such anxieties is the usually preferred method of head-on confrontation with the fear, for it is a psychological fact that what we are afraid of and avoid almost always gains more power over us, while that which we face up to and conquer thereby loses its…Continue
For him too there is the comparitively monotonous time of his work, and the time of celebrations and festivals - in short, "festal time"... he obviously experiences a different temporal rhythm from that which he experiences when he is working or bored.
Mirce Eliade, The…