- This is a personal blog, partly inspired by The Basket of Tolerance - a collection of books and other media representing humankind's common wisdom inheritance. Also inspired by The Mummery Book and Not-Two Is Peace.
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- Alphonse W. Estrada on The importance of courtesy, hospitality, and other small details: The individual feels the futility of human desires and aims and...
- Claudio Abbott on Sacred ritual, empty ritual, and satanic ritual – a comparative study: When societies all over the world become more complex, we expect...
- BoT Student on J. Krishnamurti, Theosophy, and the fabrication of the new age movement: Hi Agnikan. I don't feel prepared to elaborate on that...
- BoT Student on “Look at me: underestimated from day one.” – Al Pacino as the devil: I am not involved in any way with publishing "The Basket...
- BoT Student on Eeman screens (aka polarity screens, biocircuits) — how they were invented: Yes, I think you may be right about electrical potentials across...
- john on Eeman screens (aka polarity screens, biocircuits) — how they were invented: I believe that the actual mechanism for eeman screens is the...
- The importance of courtesy, hospitality, and other small details
- Sacred ritual, empty ritual, and satanic ritual – a comparative study
- 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
Tag Archives: social wisdom
Although this may be obvious to many, I realized today that – especially in troubled times – basic human qualities like courtesy & hospitality are important if we want to get along with our neighbors, solve our collective problems, and … Continue reading →
Recently some friends helped me see that on some level I presume all men I come in contact with are incompetent, unreliable, and irrational, and that they will feel threatened by me and want to undermine me. This is because … Continue reading →
How do baboons deal with an external threat? Is it similar to how human politicians do it? Here’s what primate researcher Desmond Morris once said about this: “It is always the dominant baboon that is in the forefront of the … Continue reading →
If you’ve ever admired someone who was hard-working, unselfish, full of energy– someone reliable, trustworthy, inspiring to be around– then you might enjoy this quotation: “Man works with various motives; there cannot be work without motive. Some people want to … Continue reading →
Have you ever joined an organization or setup a system of some kind, got very busy working for it, and one day — perhaps after many years — realized something was just not right? Below are some rules about systems … Continue reading →
When I first started trying to “get spiritual” I didn’t always treat people well or respect their boundaries. Many times I thought I knew better than them, and felt it was my job to work them over, manipulate them, until … Continue reading →