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with Chris Hedges
RT America on Jan 11, 2020
Chris Hedges talks to Ron Purser, professor of management at San Francisco State University, about the growth of mindfulness meditation in the mainstream. As meditation makes its way into schools, prisons and government agencies, Purser argues the booming cottage industry with its promises of “Buddhist-inspired” techniques tries to offer a universal panacea for resolving almost every area of daily concern. While it can be helpful, compartmentalizing the practice away from asking why there is so much stress in daily life and away from making challenges to corporate and political practices could do more harm than good.
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by Graham Peebles
Writer, Dandelion Salad
October 20, 2017
Irrespective of nationality, religion, race, or gender; whether stinking rich, desperately poor, or somewhere in between, happiness is the one thing everyone is seeking – consciously or not.
by Mark A. Goldman
August 5, 2011
Thinking about happiness and unpleasantness
- If you are committed to maintaining a clean house, you have to, from time to time, go around looking for dirt. No one likes to clean, but if you don’t look for dirt you can’t clean up the mess, and if you don’t clean up the mess, you won’t live in a clean house.
- If you ignore the liars, cheats, and thieves who take advantage of the weak and defenseless, they will become very successful at what they do. Continue reading