Are we the best judge of our own failings? I don’t want to choose a particular “failing” because I’d immediately open the door to a passionate, perhaps angry debate. And the debates tend to skyrocket easily. Before long we’ve gone nuclear and we’re lobbing memes at each other. That isn’t what I want. You’re welcome […]
And now for something completely different! A moment of lightheartedness to ease these hours of lockdown. Those who don’t wish a laugh in these dour times should go on to the next article. This is how Beyond the Fringe advised us many years ago to survive a nuclear explosion. People were worried about it at […]
The creators of this video use President Trump – love him or hate him – to show us the level to which AV wizards can create effects. This is not precise enough to be a “deep fake” but it’s entirely entertaining. Thanks to Brian and Suzi. OK, OK, you enjoyed that so much you wanted […]
By Katerina P, Thinking Humanity, March 3, 2020 https://www.thinkinghumanity.com/2019/10/a-new-york-church-has-gone-viral-for-its-brilliant-signs.html Religion has a very different place in our lives than barely half a century ago. In the past, it used to be commonplace to go to church every Sunday and barely a soul grumbled about it. Nowadays, though more and more individuals are acting like Homer […]
Tara Talks: What Does Love Mean? with Tara Brach, 2019-12-18 We are hard-wired for belonging. In this short video, Tara shares the wisdom of children as they answer the question: What does love mean?
See also “I am a Conspiracy Theorist – 1,” March 17, 2018, at https://goldenageofgaia.com/2018/03/17/i-am-a-conspiracy-theorist/ I am a conspiracy theorist. Or should I gussy it up and say I am a conspiracy theoretician? You know. Physics theoretician. Mathematics theoretician. Conspiracy theoretician. Or should I say a truther? I am a theorist. I think that whenever one […]
I am a conspiracy theorist. The genuine article. This is what it looks like. I wear a uniform: White T-shirt, jeans, and hoodie. All conspiracy theorists dress about the same. That’s how we know each other. We say, “Hello, your T-shirt is pink. Mine is white. What kind of conspiracy are you looking into?” It […]
“I’ve always wanted to be in a show about nothing,” Mr. Barackobama (one word) said. “And here I am.” This video, in which Jerry Seinfeld drops by and picks the President up for coffee (“Got time for coffee?”), in Jerry’s Corvette, is head-bangingly funny. Seinfeld to Obama: “Are you still up for coffee?” Obama: “Sure. […]