Monthly Archives: November 2013

Grateful: A Love Song to the World | KarmaTube

Practising the daily habit of gratitude for small things as well as large… Musicians Nimo Patel and Daniel Nahmod brought together dozens of people from around the world to create this beautiful, heart-opening melody. Inspired by the 21-Day Gratitude Challenge, … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr. And I

Every person must decide…

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Sunday Morning: Soul Stirring

Originally posted on Live & Learn:
Don’t quit on this short film… Darren Jew: “I’m fortunate enough to have spent the last 30 years of my life capturing and sharing the marine environments of the world. Of the things that…

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Called out of ourselves by the scent of a wild rose, the stunning yellow spike of goldenrod – and we answer back

Originally posted on Live & Learn:
“Crickets call to the east. A chopper ratchets a mile to the west. I sit in the middle, my left ear seduced by the soft cadence, the evershifting song of crickets in spring. My…

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The Public Professor: Critical Intellectual Discourse in the Age of Social Media

Originally posted on Christian Christensen – Stockholm University:
(THE FOLLOWING IS THE TEXT OF MY PROFESSORIAL INSTALLATION SPEECH GIVEN AT AT UPPSALA UNIVERSITY ON NOVEMBER 16, 2011. AS IS THE CUSTOM, THE INTENDED AUDIENCE FOR THESE INSTALLATION TALKS IS BROAD…

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Sunday Morning: Dear Son

Originally posted on Live & Learn:
20 October 1944 US Army Air Force Base Italy Dear Son: I hoped I would never write this to you.  In a little less than an hour, I’ll be strapping myself into my old…

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Into the Wind in Southern California

oh those days of terror and bliss! …. could I do it again, all these decades later? I wonder…..

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Friday Night with Frightened Rabbit

Originally posted on Live & Learn:
Frightened Rabbit is a Scottish indie rock band formed in 2003 and based in Glasgow. The band played this tune on the Late Show with David Letterman last month.  Find their new 2013 album…

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Clear Your Next 10 Minutes Because This Video Could Change How Happy You Are With Your Entire Week

Clear Your Next 10 Minutes Because This Video Could Change How Happy You Are With Your Entire Week. This one day that you have today

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If we’re not supposed to dance

Originally posted on Live & Learn:
To be alive: not just the carcass But the spark. That’s crudely put, but… If we’re not supposed to dance, Why all this music? ~Gregory Orr Sources: Photograph: Sensualstarfish. Poem: Thank you Karen @…

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