Tag Archives: Philosophy

Book Review: “The Path: What Chinese Philosophers Can Teach Us About the Good Life”

Michael Puett and Christine Gross-Loh apply ancient ideas to modern problems

When professor Michael Puett started teaching a course on classical Chinese philosophy at Harvard, few people expected his class to become one of the most popular courses on campus. Why did so many students flock to this seemingly dry topic? … Continue reading

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“This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.”

- Alan Watts
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The Radiance Sutras Offer Pathways to Peace in Every Breathing Moment

New translation of ancient yogic text contains universal meditations for deep living

The Vijnana Bhairava Tantra — recently translated by Lorin Roche, Ph.D. as “The Radiance Sutras: 112 Gateways to the Yoga of Wonder and Delight,” has no known date of origin or author, though it originates from the land we know today … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion” by Sam Harris

A collection of philosophies on life and death

Religion plays a role in nearly every society around the world, answering many questions, including the ever-present, “What happens after death?” This is why atheists and agnostics often feel as though they’re left out of the conversation, isolated in their grief. … Continue reading

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Creating Your Own Flowers for a Memorial Service or Funeral?

Jane Packer will inspire you with the most incredible funeral flowers rethink ever!

If you’re seeking ideas on how to use flowers to make your memorial service or funeral the most beautiful and unique ceremony ever, there is no floral designer as amazing as Jane Packer. Her book, Jane Packer: Flowers, Design, Philosophy is … Continue reading

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“It’s Just a Ride” – Bill Hicks’ theory of life

In life, we have a "choice between fear and love," says the late philosophical comedian.
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