are, and also go after what we really want.
what we want, we will still have to learn contentment, because there is no
perfect paradise on earth……
modern growth of “democracy” & “education”?
the past day (24 hours)?
change anything (either what I say or what I’m doing)?
spiritually supportive peer group setting.
take all relevant & important factors into consideration, and not get
preoccupied with only one (or two).
under severe distress today??
during this harvest/thanksgiving festival, instead of just going back to
the default mode of celebrating the holidays without even remembering the
reason for it……!
them (sponsoring, etc.)
sustain our existence
students & management, to come up with ways for continual improvement
of the institution
in “The Walking Dead”)!
– Try disabling screen filter apps (like Twilight) and see if it solves the problem with the working of some apps like SBI Anywhere on Android mobile.
This also removes the inability to install apps from the apk file!
– New Year Mass:
Jan. 1 = Mary, mother of God (as opposed to Holy Name – Jesus Christ – in the Protestant high church)
The divine/spirit/revelation/salvation is found within the human/flesh/reason/church!
Compare & contrast:
What about the Orthodox? They are more into mysticism!
demitasse ~ cafe noir
– Spiritual insurance
– Nature/persons fucked by culture/society.
Time to invert the order! 😡
– Spiritual practices help one to be rooted in ultimate reality, and thereby lead to a virtuous character & beautiful lifestyle.
Do you love life?
Do you seek the good?
Do you believe in (that there is such a thing as) truth?
No experience of divinity, no motivation for humanity!
– “Every holy soul is itself a heaven, in a sense” – Bernard of Clairvaux
Inward ~ spiritual ~ eternal
You know how life is “different” when you’re tripping!?
No virtue, no joy.
No joy, no virtue!
– “Toward a more safe, healthy, diverse & just world”
– “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” review
“This is not going to go the way you think!”
Individual vocation + communal solidarity = hope for the world
“Realize your (great) destiny!” – the Dark Lord beckons……
– Social therapy
Community mental health
Antisocial queer theory
Feminism & misogyny
Open-ended, non-objectivist, non-interpretive approach
Subprime mortgage crisis
Predominant, tendentious & damaging assumptions
The politics of (all) theory & practice
Critical psychology & integral psychotherapy
Pissing in the wind
The severe limitations of self-critique
Aetiologies of distress
Distressed & distressing persons
The outcome question
Fundamental rupture of transcendental tendencies
The prism of sexual desire
Subjugation, commodification & valorisation
Pornography & the money shot
Hyperinsistence of our machinic enslavement
A countervalence to the stifling reproduction
The demands of representation
Oedipal handcuffing & the docile body
The event of resistance
The hermeneutics of reason
The ambivalence of unreason
The therapy industry
The fashionable belief of magical voluntarism
– Abstract, criticism & application
– Do something you love at the start of each day!
– A beginner’s guide to LSD
The graph is really accurate! 😃
My Lysergic trip (1.1.18) notes:
“It’s just a ride!” – Bill Hicks
“Aruvi” movie jukebox
Midnight Clear – Christmas album by Solid State Records (Christian metal)
Feel the music inside your heart/soul!
Non-identification with the body
Extreme emotional highs & lows (powerful catharsis), as opposed to the mundane blandness!
Spiritual insights >> lifestyle resolutions
Contemplation = education + entertainment + maintenance
Reconnecting with repressed memories
Applying Prisma (photo enhancement app) to your entire surroundings – vivid colors!
Absolute freedom, radical peace, immense joy, universal love & unlimited power
Smoking is amazing
Totally in the moment, & loving it! Time expands. You feel like you have all the time in the world to play and enjoy……
Laughing at the futility & vanity of the common culture
Periodic usage might be therapeutic!
Coming down to the normal (next day) is quite depressing.
“The Florida Project”
Children cope with tragedy by escaping into fantasy.
E.g. Chronicles of Narnia
But don’t adults too??
Is the mother really a criminal, worthy of imprisonment?
Notice the Disneyland background sounds & visuals (helicopter, colorful buildings, gaudy hoardings, etc.)
The brutality of capitalism (not just an economic system, but a complete political, legal & cultural ecology) – the dehumanization of both the oppressor and the oppressed
This filmmaker focuses mainly on the lives of the marginalized sections of society – beautiful pain, & hard questions! I’ve seen another movie of his too…
Shane Smith – the founder of Vice magazine/channel
– 3 levels of life/reality:
1. Social roles
In increasing order of depth.
I focus on the second, and balance the other two from there……
– Horsing around
– Collage & watermark with Adobe Photoshop Express on Android!
– 5paisa stock trading app
– Mk. 3:1-6
The sheer audacity of the Man!
Distressed – within himself
Saddened – for the cripple
Furious – at the experts
Yuva Hunkar rally: Jignesh Mevani says India ‘facing fascism’; Kanhaiya Kumar for ‘saving Constitution’
Govt to Have Final Say on ‘Respect’ for National Anthem After SC Recalls Order
No disruption in lives of Indian H1B visa holders, clarifies US govt (for my brother’s family)
Two party workers (cook & aide) get themselves arrested to land in same jail as Lalu
Indian politicians & the NRI diaspora – why are Modi & Rahul cozying up to them now?
Enough confusion for over two decades, Cauvery verdict in 4 weeks: SC
North Korea agrees to military talks, sending Olympic squad to South
Israeli leader’s son under fire again for strip club banter
Wondering if I looted bank or revealed secrets to India’: Imran Khan on third marriage plan
Oldest supernova found in 5,000-year-old rock carving in Kashmir
New Star Identical To Sun May Help Decode Its Effect On Earth’s Climate
SCIENTISTS FIGURE OUT HOW TO MAKE MUSCLES FROM SCRATCH
FSSAI urges states to use its book on eating right in schools
Do you travel for work often? You are more likely to suffer from anxiety
Anjana Rao – Engineer picks music over circuits and big pay
‘Unsafe practice of staff sleeping in hotels has proved tough to stop’ – Fire Department
Three asphyxiate while cleaning STP (sewage treatment plant) at apartment complex
– Two approaches to living:
1. Be in the moment and take things as they come. Just be fully present, open & willing!
2. Plan ahead & take control. Direct the situation according to one’s own values.
Each approach critiques and complements the other.
So, use both, equally interacting, for optimum quality of life!
The best antidote to both anxiety & mediocrity……
– Futures & Options (F&O)
Forex, commodities, cryptocurrency, derivatives, equities