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Morning Advice

For those of us struggling to get up this Monday, Marcus Aurelius has some good advice:

In he morning when thou risest unwillingly, let this thought be present- I am rising to the work of a human being.

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Philosophy

The intuitional problem of consciousness

by Mark O’Brien

Could a computer ever be conscious? I think so, at least in principle.

Scientia Salon has seen a number of very interesting discussions on this theme which unfortunately have failed to shift anybody’s position [1]. 3,020 more words

Science

Peace of Mind: The Struggle of Life and Yoga

The Place: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

The Philosophy: I have practiced yoga long enough to know that it is a spiritual, mindful and ascetic practice meant to bring awareness, positive energy and light into your life. 346 more words

Mindfulness

Immoral Businesses Shutting Down

FOX News is about to report on “three Atlantic City Casinos closing for good.” Good. Would that all casinos closed for good. On one side, you have immoral people preying on immoral lemmings. 157 more words

Society

Thoughts on Priorities

At the end of the day what do we really have to look forward to? As animals we have a pre-determined fate called death and every day our expectations of that death come closer to realization. 209 more words

Philosophy

Insidious

Tick tock tick tock

What lies behind the works of clock

Men of past and present there

Time immemorial of artefacts lair

 

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Poetry