Going outside is overrated. Well, not exactly. Going outside can be very fulfilling – unless something bad happens. These disasters of varying magnitude are usually
The shops are full of books pertaining to convey legitimate history, as are the online stores and digital download facilities, etc. All the authors and
There is so much mystery to be understood in the material world, that inventing other realities is not necessary. We, as a species have perceived the atom, peered inside it and realised its ethereal nature.
When I was studying Philosophy of Mind, I came across ‘Kim’s Argument’, which briefly stated is as follows. When a finger is pierced by a
All the mind creates is endless thought-patterns (of varying quality) that traverse its psychological fabric, interspersed with often ‘irrational’ islands of ‘feeling’. This is the status of the ‘modern’ mind, which is viewed very much as an extension of matter, or the accidental by-products of biological responses to physical conditions.
From 1931 to 1945, Master Xu Yun witnessed the barbaric behaviour of invading Japanese troops in China, and he associated this barbarism with Japan’s abandonment of the Vinaya Discipline.