- Articles & quotes inspired by The Basket of Tolerance - a collection of books and other media representing humankind's common wisdom inheritance. This is a personal blog.
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- BoT Student on “Look at me: underestimated from day one.” – Al Pacino as the devil: I am not involved in any way with publishing...
- BoT Student on Eeman screens (aka polarity screens, biocircuits) — how they were invented: Yes, I think you may be right about electrical...
- john on Eeman screens (aka polarity screens, biocircuits) — how they were invented: I believe that the actual mechanism for eeman screens...
- ChoosetobeAnonoymous on Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and religious tolerance: These are fairly interesting questions. One way I would...
- The importance of courtesy, hospitality, and other small details
- C.S. Lewis on friendship, purpose, and male culture
- J. Krishnamurti, Theosophy, and the fabrication of the “new age” movement
- Alcohol & drugs as poison or medicine: comments by Chögyam Trungpa
- How mind (control) works: perception is shaped by assumption
- The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse – a beautiful interpretation by Emmet Fox
Monthly Archives: December 2010
Are middle-class people obsessed with comfort? Below are observations from Alexis de Tocqueville, a young aristocrat who visited the U.S. in the 1830s. He said: In America… carefully to satisfy even the least wants of the body, and to provide … Continue reading
I used to hear stories about my teacher encouraging Fijians and Native Australians to honor their cultural heritages. And doing the same with his students of Japanese, African, Jewish or other ethnic origin. I used to wonder about that — … Continue reading
In 1977, an American researcher visited Fiji to study traditional healing. He encountered a vast array of charlatans before finding an elder who was both a chief and seemed to be a real healer. For a long time the elder … Continue reading
Are we making good use of our lives, and being genuine? What follows is part of a Buddhist supplication, written in the 1800s, that touches on these issues: “There is no one on earth who will not die. Even now, … Continue reading