Category Archives: Choices

Reason is one of the better angels

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Feelings or rather gut feeling and intuition is something i believe that guides us to be passionate about something to stand up for something.

But inorder to make people change their minds in our favour, only reason seems to work. Steven Pinker and Rebecca Newberger Goldstein explain how and why with apt examples

Erotic Intelligence

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I got to watch some interesting videos today

This one on is about looking at desire from a place of selfishness rather than selfless love for the partner in a long term relationship.

I love how she explains that we need to cross over to the other side and watch this person in his/her fully glory and radiance rather than think of them as an extension of your own. If this is a sort of erotic intelligence, we can all learn it too.

 

Why we avoid being present?

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This year of 2014, it is my intent to practise , being present in this moment.
Every moment I can bring my awareness to the here and now, as many times I can do it, I shall.

When we are trying to change patterns, it helps to know what are our challenges. This article gives us 5 reasons.

http://creativespiritualwomen.com/5-reasons-we-avoid-being-present/

Subtle moments of missed connections

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At some point in our lives, if we are truly aware,  we would recognize a fleeting glance that stayed longer than usual, but we missed the connection with him/her.

Visual representation done magnificently by Artist Sophie Blackall

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Handmade Portraits: Sophie Blackall from Etsy on Vimeo.

Karla McLaren’s ‘Emotion Theatre’

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A short informative and useful video series which shows how emotions work in our psyche. the gifts they bring and the questions we need to ask to understand their purpose.

Always lurrrrve Karla McLaren‘s interpretations.

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Regressive Indian Laws !!

“It (Indian Supreme Court) just told the world, the United Nations and the western media that while predators, rapists and the corrupt roam our streets freely, law enforcers with handcuffs dangling from their waists in the largest democracy will be on the lookout for adults who wish to have consensual “unnatural sex”. It just reminded the world that India is an intolerant and regressive state where liberal opinions are not welcome and modernity is a facade.”

http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/standpoint-supreme-court-verdict-on-gay-sex-today-india-gave-birth-to-millions-of-criminals-1933420

For now, wisdom seems to come only out of the mouth of babes

 

Marriage Equality for Kids: The True Story of Central Park Zoo’s Gay Penguin Family, Illustrated  (Click to read entire story)

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UnGloss our world

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The world is out of tune. The world is noisy. The world is full of sounds of words that don’t resonate with people’s thoughts. And it’s out of tune because it’s not using the language of the senses. Instead it’s using copies, fake plastic copies of true sounds. These fake plastic copies are all the abstractions, generalisations and evaluations, summations and assessments that are taught to us as soon as we enter childhood. It is the language of advertising, the language of glossy magazines, the language of television. It is the language of egos. It is the language of false identities. It is the language of lies. And it is a language that we now speak more fluently than the true language that can resonate with our senses. Instead of feeling the high definition of our senses resonate within us, we have been muffled by so much plastic gloss that we barely vibrate.
Will Jelbert, Happy Animals Can Think