Scientists are astounded by the largest observed sunspot in 24 years, and also puzzled by its lack of coronal mass ejection, which is common with large sunspots.
Coping with the family of someone who
has killed themselves, or whose life has ended in an equally intense moment of
peak tragedy is itself a peak experience, and requires awareness and perspective so as not to
succumb to emotional vertigo.
One of Inception’s less erroneous statements about dreaming is that it
feels real while it’s happening; the surreality becomes apparent only
after waking up. So naturally I wondered if, for example, the people
sitting around me in the theater were actually part of a dream. But who
was dreaming it?
The Twelve Tribes were funky Christian Marxists who "worked like capitalists, but divided the money like communists." Although they had each taken a vow of poverty, they somehow managed to have "an abundance of everything."
If negative spiritual entities tend to accumulate over time due to untimely deaths, war, and violence, and we are no longer performing rituals or ceremonies that appease these restless forces, where does that leave us? The practice of Chinese medicine provides some answers.
The twin epidemics of obesity and autoimmunity are symptoms of a deep infirmity in our civilization. Each condition shows us something about our society, and offers clues to how we might heal these conditions that have proven so intractable to modern medicine.