well i’d like to think i’m the mess you’d wear with pride.
like some empty dress on the bed you’ve layed out for tonight.
maybe i’ll tell you sometime.
and you were right.
you were right.
outside, by your doorstep
in a worn out suit and tie.
for you to come down
where you’ll find me
where we’ll shine.
…and I’ve decided to post the best virtual pick up lines here. This is actually my way of reassuring myself that I’m actually somewhat normal.
You could double the number of synaptic connections in a very simple neurocircuit as a result of experience and learning. The reason for that was that long-term memory alters the expression of genes in nerve cells, which is the cause of the growth of new synaptic connections. When you see that at the cellular level, you realize that the brain can change because of experience. It gives you a different feeling about how nature and nurture interact. They are not separate processes.Eric R. Kandel, American neuropsychiatrist, Nobel Prize laureate, A Quest to Understand How Memory Works, NYT, March 5, 2012 (tnx scipsy)Lapidarium
Sometimes discipline is not the most prized virtue.
So I just read Exodus. Let me tell you, Prince of Egypt is way better.
Thank you, Caroline! I agree with this 100%.Etiquette for a Gentleman
Karrah Kobus, waiting for the world to swallow me whole, 2012
What I have recently been reminded, is that, just because I am on a path of spiritual growth, this does not mean that I have to forcefully tell others that they need to be doing the same. This is how self righteous (which comes from the ego) arises. While I sometimes feel that people are making horrible mistakes that will only lead to more suffering, I can’t MAKE anyone change. It must come from within them. I must only further my growth and helped when I am asked, because I am not a BETTER person than anyone.The Hindu Blog ॐ
Dharma is the eternal law on which the universe rests, and by which the universe is governed. Welfare of mankind ultimately rests upon dharma. Righteousness is the highest wealth. It is the rule of life. In righteousness everything is established or rooted.
The main feature of dharma lies in refraining from doing unto others what one would not do unto oneself. Compassion, liberality, truthfulness, purity, self-restraint and tolerance are the ingredients of dharma. Tread the path of dharma and you will get happiness along with freedom. You can secure the real joy and glory of life.
That which helps you in your spiritual evolution is right. That which obstructs and hinders your spiritual evolution is wrong. That which leads to unity of Self is right. That which leads to separation is wrong. To do good to others, to serve and to help others, to give joy to others, is right. To give pain to others, to injure others, is wrong.
Do not do any act which injures another and makes you feel ashamed to do it. Do as you would be done by. Do unto others as you wish others to do unto you. This is the secret of dharma. This is the secret essence of karma yoga. This will lead you to the attainment of eternal bliss.