Alan Watts talks Samsara

Russ Jamieson Alan Watts, Spirituality

Alan Watts – Samsara The root of most human unhappiness is the sense that ones life has no meaning. Does life have to have a purpose? A meaning? Alan asks some very thought provoking questions in this speech. “It is so often that we don’t follow our ideas and our desires through.’ “Most of the things we really want very fermintly are things we have only half glimpsed”“we feel that life ought to have some significance.”“why is it that a plan/fellowship gives a sense of meaning?”“Going on towards going on, towards going on”“What is the joy of it?”

Russ JamiesonAlan Watts talks Samsara

Alan Watts – to speak the truth

Russ Jamieson Spirituality

Alan Watts – to speak the truth – Unexamined systems of belief “A table is made out of wood, but is a tree made out of wood? Obviously not.” “It is raining” – “What is this IT that is raining. The rain” Alan Watts can be quite funny at times.

Russ JamiesonAlan Watts – to speak the truth

The Logos

Russ Jamieson Alan Watts, Spirituality

Very nice video of the cosmos The presence of the whole binds these parted moments in a knot of eternity. The ends are loosed upon the measures of the mind, confounding their search for time. O, Paradox of mine, won’t you find a way to unwind, to spell your secrets and show the way to the source? Psychic signals abound, written on walls of caves too dark to see but with the light of the soul. The meaning is a mystery told for sake of mourning the loss of sacred stars of nights too bright for celestial lights. Fearful of city walls, heaven has retreated, withdrawn to the shadows of mistrusted ideas. Clouds condense the tears of angels which rain …

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Live For 1000 Years?

Russ Jamieson Health, Random, The Strange

Is it possible to live for 1000 years? According to Cambridge University geneticist Aubrey de Grey, it will be, and soon. Ageing is just something that happens to our bodies due to different types of molecular and cellular damage. Science is getting incredibly powerful, and soon, we may be able to address the challenges our bodies face as we get older. Think about this. In 1800, the life expectancy was 35! In 1900, it was 47. Today, it is 78. The methods to repair these deficiencies are already in the works or in preliminary testing. It will take some more time, but within 15 – 20 years, with good progress, we will have the technology to get these methods available …

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Russ Jamieson Health, Spirituality

Meditation, which has been practiced since ancient times, is the art of silencing the mind and your surroundings. In this high paced world, meditation can be very beneficial. There is something special about the feeling you get when you meditate. It is hard to explain what it is. It is a kind of inner peace, a level of tranquility. It is like the relaxation of sleep, but it is different because you are fully aware and alert. In 1500 different studies since the 1930’s, meditation has clearly shown to offer a wide variety of benefits. Here are a few: Improving concentration – Clearing your mind makes you more creative and productive. Better Health – Meditation reduces the stress in your …

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55 Ways to Increase Productivity

Russ Jamieson Random, Spirituality

1. Make a list of daily tasks/goals. 2. Shut off your cell phone so you can concentrate. 3. Set short and long term goals. Write them down. 4. Show gratitude towards people. What goes around comes around and when you show them some, the favor will be returned. 5. Educate yourself to become a better person. 6. Be punctual. Showing up on time shows that you care. 7. Bring a small book with you wherever you go and read it when you can, waiting in line, on the bus, etc. Knowledge is power. 8. Visualize success. Visualize the tasks you are about to tackle as accomplished. 9. Reward yourself when you have accomplished something big. 10. Separate the important tasks …

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How To Have A Lucid Dream

Russ Jamieson Random, Spirituality

If you have ever had a lucid dream (conscious dreaming), you will agree that it is an experience unlike anything else. Have you ever had a dream where you know you are dreaming? Most people get very excited that they are dreaming and know they are and wake up. Some people go for a flight around the block. These dreams do not happen often to the average individual. But there is a way to harness this skill and do it whenever you want. Image being able to wake up in your dreams and do what ever you want to do. See lost ones, loved ones, travel anywhere, fly! Anything you can think of can be done in your dreams. It …

Russ JamiesonHow To Have A Lucid Dream