Marshall Rosenberg Nonviolent Communication Nonviolent communication is a language designed for everyone to get what we want.  This translates to what we might be feeling or needing each moment of our lives. This workshop covers the feelings we have when we’re observing without evaluating, and connecting those feelings to the universal needs.  Those needs are then followed up with how we meet them through strategies, preferences & requests. “Please” is an expression of unmet need & “thank you” is an expression of met needs.  The root of feelings are our ‘needs.’ All needs are universal.  What differs immensely is our [More]
Be Like the Sun Ram Dass   “Aditya rdiyam punyam sari shatru bena shenam” “All evil vanishes from life for him who keeps the sun in his heart”   Ram Dass encourages us to bring warmth to the world and to all those around us, without discrimination. “We and them is a state of mind. If you don’t like living in that state, change your mind” (1969)   100,000 Stars interactive Chrome site: stars.chromeexperiments.com
Existence is Quite Weird by Alan Watts   What is life about? Who am I? What do you think you are?   “Wonder is the beginning of philosophy.” – Aristotle   “Existence is relationship and you are smack dab in the middle of it.” – Alan Watts   Facebook: www.facebook.com/thejourneyofpurposeTJOP Music: Zack Hemsey – The Way The Grey Soundtrack Into The Fray  
Earth Talk: Science and Spiritual Practices Lecture by Dr Rupert Sheldrake   In this lecture at Schumacher College, Rupert Sheldrake shows how the “scientific worldview” is moribund; the sciences are being constricted by assumptions that have hardened into dogmas. But science itself is now transcending the materialist philosophy, and pointing toward a new sense of a living world. The cosmos is no longer like a machine running down; it is more like a developing organism with an inherent memory, and so is our planet, Gaia. These new paradigm shifts in the sciences shed a new light on spiritual practices like pilgrimage, [More]
Alan Watts discusses Yoga, Breath, and Consciousness. Hatha Yoga ( Asana Yoga ) Bhakti Yoga ( Devotion Yoga ) Karma Yoga ( Action Yoga ) Raja Yoga ( Kundalini Yoga ) Mantra Yoga ( Chanting Yoga ) Dhyana Yoga ( Meditation Yoga ) Speech by Alan Watts Music by Aphex Twin Mash up by Aleksey
Terence McKenna 3 1/2 hour talk given to the Jung Society in Clairemont, CA 1991. Note: Some Gaps in the audio as it jumps from tape to tape, this is presented in the order the files were found. Carl Gustav Jung (26 July 1875 — 6 June 1961) was a Swiss psychiatrist, an influential thinker and the founder of Analytical Psychology. Jung is often considered the first modern psychologist to state that the human psyche is “by nature religious” and to explore it in-depth. Though not the first to analyze dreams, he is one of the best known pioneers in [More]
Edited words of Russell Brand, one of the greatest men of our generation. Having said that, this video is not about Russell Brand at all; it is about the message, and that message has never been more simple, its LOVE. “You cannot define yourself in reference to other external coordinates. You must define yourself internally with your relationship with a higher entity. Think of yourself as a manifestation of some higher thing, some higher frequency. This is the visible realization. And you know that because you can’t see atoms, can you? And you certainly can’t see the forces that hold [More]
One of the most important speeches in recorded history was given by a comedian by the name of Charlie Chaplin in the film “The Great Dictator”, with a splash of modern imagery. The film was released in 1940, as an antI-Nazi comedy and was entirely written, produced and directed by Charlie Chaplin himself. Song: Window by The Album Leaf . If you like what you see please share the video any way you can and pass the message on. Transcript: “I’m sorry, but I don’t want to be an emperor. That’s not my business. I don’t want to rule or conquer [More]
3 hours of Alan Watts mind expanding philosophy about death and life, among other things meaningful thoughts that most everyone has pondered at one time or another. The Fool,The Joker, And The Monk   Alan Watts Quotes
Terence McKenna discusses whether reality is real or not? If you were to meet a termite that stated that his or her goal in life was the perfect modeling of the cosmos, you would think it to be quite a comical undertaking, and yet how different are we that we should presume to know more than a shadow of the truth. Linguistic Truth, or the Truth of Language and the Illusions that Language Weaves “Someone quite intelligent said language was invented so that people could lie. In other words, it gives you the fudge factor of obfuscation, where someone says, [More]
The Prophet Audiobook – Chapter 2; Love by Kahlil Gibran   Then said Almitra, “Speak to us of Love.”   And he raised his head and looked upon the people, and there fell a stillness upon them. And with a great voice he said: When love beckons to you, follow him, Though his ways are hard and steep. And when his wings enfold you yield to him, Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you. And when he speaks to you believe in him, Though his voice may shatter your dreams as the north wind lays waste the [More]
One of our problems today it to try and find an adequate, satisfying, image of the world. Not only what image of the world to have but, how we can get our sensations and our feelings in accordance with the most sensible images and feelings of the world we can manage to conceive… Ceramic Model of the Universe vs Fully Automated Model  of the Universe  “If you awaken from this illusion, and you understand that black implies white, self implies other, life implies death — or shall I say, death implies life — you can feel yourself. Not as a stranger in [More]