30 September 2008

Holy War on Limitations

All devotees of the Living God are called to Holy War, which is a creative and benign struggle with the limitations of self and the common conditions of the human world. In time, the Truth may even seem to win – not as a result of brutal worldly power, but because Truth has no equal and no opponent.

-- Da Free John, The Eating Gorilla Comes in Peace

23 September 2008

Dancing lessons from God

Peculiar travel suggestions are dancing lessons from god.

-- Bokonon (Lionel Boyd Johnson)

19 September 2008

Noogenesis (Chardin)

Right at its base, the living world is constituted by consciousness clothed in flesh and bone. From the biosphere to the species is nothing but an immense ramification of psychism seeking for itself through different forms.

-- Teilhard de Chardin, The Phenomenon of Man

16 September 2008

Success and Failure

One need never fear failure as long as one is willing to alter one's definition of success to suit the circumstances. The question is, are you confident enough to do this?

08 September 2008

The Act of Will (Assagioli)

"Only the development of his inner powers can offset the dangers inherent in man's losing control of the tremendous natural forces at his disposal and becoming the victim of his own achievements."

-- Roberto Assagioli, The Act of Will

03 September 2008

Changing work into worship

You have to learn how to create paradise here and now. There is no other. Meditation is the technology. Changing work into worship is the secret.

-- Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, From Bondage to Freedom (1985)