On Pain – Alan WATTS

“A student came to his master with a question, ‘it is terribly hot and how should we escape the heat?’ in other words, this was a symbolic question asking about the whole problem of the heat of suffering. and he answered, ‘go right down to the bottom of the furnace.’ ‘ but in the furnace,’… Continue lendo On Pain – Alan WATTS

The Silent Mind – Alan WATTS

One who talks all the time can never hear what others say. And one who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. Alan Watts examines the value of silent-mindedness or the practice of meditation in Hinduism and Buddhism. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-7HuicMQTl8 […] Fundamentally, meditation is not so much an exercise as it is… Continue lendo The Silent Mind – Alan WATTS

“Morra Antes de Morrer” – Alan WATTS

O grande sim é o sim à morte. É possível proferi-lo de várias maneiras...CIORAN, A Tentação de existir https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QC0j2Dgqdbc Citações e trechos do livro “The Essence of Alan Watts”. Alan Wilson Watts (1915 - 1973) foi um filósofo britânico, escritor, palestrante e um dos pioneiros na divulgação da sabedoria oriental ao ocidente. Baseando-se em uma… Continue lendo “Morra Antes de Morrer” – Alan WATTS

“Still the Mind” – Alan WATTS

ORGANISM.EARTH > Library Realize that anybody whom you consider—in matters spiritual, psychologial, and so on—as an authority has this authority because of your opinion that he has or she has. How do you know? If you say, for example, like a Protestant fundamentalist, that you believe in the Bible, that the Bible is inspired, or… Continue lendo “Still the Mind” – Alan WATTS

FOLI: Não há Movimento Sem Ritmo

"Não se pode eludir a existência com explicações, só se pode suportá-la, amá-la ou odiá-la, adorá-la ou temê-la, nessa alternância de felicidade e de horror que exprime o ritmo mesmo do ser, suas oscilações, suas dissonâncias, suas veemências amargas ou alegres."Breviário de decomposição https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVPLIuBy9CY&t=247s A vida tem um ritmo e está em constante movimento. Nas… Continue lendo FOLI: Não há Movimento Sem Ritmo

“Everyone Will Have A Device In Their Pockets”: Alan Watts Foresees the Smartphone and Social Media

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qqi_YRXCevU Alan Watts examines communication and our methods of communication. Either by television or by radio, or by phones, our communication differ from one medium to the other. And so, we are not communicating in the same way, using different mediums. Alan Watts goes even deeper in his analysis, and describes how the medium controls… Continue lendo “Everyone Will Have A Device In Their Pockets”: Alan Watts Foresees the Smartphone and Social Media