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Fill ‘er up

So this is awesome: Buddha at the Gas Pump — a show that explores enlightenment through a series of interviews with spiritual practitioners and teachers, many of whom openly discuss their experiences with ‘the awakened state.’ By its own description:...

Amen!

Excellent speaker and clear thinker, Sam Harris, argues that science can — and should — be an authority on moral issues, shaping human values and setting out what constitutes a good life. (via ted.com)...

A quick tour of the subtle body

What’s this? A Nickelodeon children’s cartoon explaining how to open the energy centres (chakras). Fascinating.   (via spiritscienceandmetaphysics.com)...

Life spirals

A gasp-inducing animation of our solar system hurtling through space: Update: Although beautiful, the theory this illustration relies on is bad science, debunked. To life! L’chaim! (via higherperspective.com)...

Has sewing machine, travels

UK-based performance artist Harriet Riddell is coming to Toronto. Trust me, this is something worth seeing. Harriet stitches portraits using her sewing machine. Last year when she visited Canada, I had my portrait stitched and was utterly charmed and awed — both...

Take a leap

I met someone yesterday who’s into BASE jumping and wingsuits. If you haven’t seen wingsuits, head over to youtube and search it up and be thrilled. It put me in mind of meditations in which one imagines falling from a cliff in order to cause the...