Items tagged with: wisdom

The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.

[πόλλ’ οἶδ’ ἀλώπηξ, ἐχῖνος δ’ἓν μέγα]
Archilochus (c. 680-645 BC) Greek lyric poet and mercenary [Ἀρχίλοχος, Archilochos, Arkhilokhus]
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#quotation #quote #trick #skill #ability #talent #wisdom

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The Promise of Biomimicry

The Biomimicry Institute is releasing a new 20-minute film produced by Tree Media that will introduce biomimicry as a way of living for every day people and as a pathway for design inspired by nature. Co-founder Janine Benyus walks us through the emerging discipline that takes wisdom from the natural world to transform it into human design. Up-and-coming companies share their vision and inspiration, and viewers are poised to ask how nature would solve a problem. Tune in on January 23 at 12p PT / 3p ET and learn from Earth’s greatest teacher: nature.

#ThePromiseOfBiomimicry #documentary #film #nature #climate #biomimicry #discipline #wisdom #JanineBenyus #TreeMedia #BiomimicryInstitute #docu-films
“The Promise of Biomimicry”: Join us on January 23 for the Live Watch Party

Inhabitants: An Indigenous Perspective

A collaborative documentary about tribal land management practices and their resilience in a changing climate.


Inhabitants: An Indigenous Perspective is a feature-length documentary that follows five North American tribes restoring their ancient relationships with the land while adapting to today’s climate crisis.

The film travels across diverse bioregions of North America, from deserts and coastlines, to forests, mountains, and prairies, highlighting the dramatic effects of climate change and stories of indigenous land stewardship practices, which continue to be resilient in the face of a changing climate. The film focuses on five stories: the return of prescribed fire practices by the Karuk Tribe in California; the restoration of buffalo on the Blackfeet reservation in Montana; sustained traditions of H... Show more...
The case for … making low-tech ‘dumb’ cities instead of ‘smart’ ones
It is eminently possible to weave ancient knowledge of how to live symbiotically with nature into how we shape the cities of the future, before this wisdom is lost forever. We can rewild our urban landscapes, and apply low-tech ecological solutions to drainage, wastewater processing, flood survival, local agriculture and pollution that have worked for indigenous peoples for thousands of years, with no need for electronic sensors, computer servers or extra IT support.
#low-tech #lowtech #urban #landscape #dwellings #home #ecology #self-reliance #self-sufficiency #resilience #simpleliving #simplelife #wisdom #ShoshannaSaxe

Mother Nature’s Child

Growing Outdoors in the Media Age

Mother Nature’s Child marks a moment in time when a living generation can still recall childhoods of free outdoor play. This will not be true for most children growing up today. Contemporary culture has undergone drastic change in the last three decades, forcing children indoors where they increasingly exhibit symptoms of “nature deficit”: obesity, depression, and a range of learning disorders. Mother Nature’s Child explores the various ways that time in nature promotes children’s well-being, contributes to the future of the planet, and nourishes the human spirit. The film investigates nature’s role in all aspects of child development – #... Show more...
Focus on what truly matters. #quotes #wisdom
#Udugi #naked #wisdom #dream
"Do not unjustly eat fish the water has given up,
And do not desire as food the flesh of slaughtered animals,
Or the white milk of mothers who intended its pure draught
for their young, not noble ladies.
And do not grieve the unsuspecting birds by taking eggs;
for injustice is the worst of crimes.
And spare the honey which the bees get industriously
from the flowers of fragrant plants;
For they did not store it that it might belong to others,
Nor did they gather it for bounty and gifts.
I washed my hands of all this; and wish that I
Perceived my way before my hair went gray!"

— Abū al-ʿAlāʾ al-Maʿarrī (أبو العلاء المعري‎):

#vegan #philosophy #wisdom #compasion #ahimsa
When thinking about #justice, a common #problem is that many people do not realize what #luck they had that their parents could afford to raise them.
#quote #wisdom #firstWorld

With the Wisdom of a Pug!

#pug #wisdom
voiced by Image/photo
by A.T.Ariyaratne*

#buddha #sutra #wisdom #knowledge #matter #spirit #soul
"put into perspective"

is that another example of #naiverealism ? does it show a presumption that the perspective being put in is the perspective, and that there's not any such thing as other perspectives to consider?

#philosophy #perspective #epistemology #logic #wisdom
Best musician tip ever: "You don't have to be sad to make good music. It's okay to be happy and to enjoy what you are doing". ~ Warren Huart
#Agnihotra is from #ancient #wisdom, given in these times as an antidote to pollution.

People from all over the world practice Agnihotra and Homa Therapy with tremendous positive results. The immediate experience is a greater peace within oneself and one’s family and environment. Agnihotra is from the science of Ayurveda, reinvigorating and healing nature by purifying the atmosphere. It is a simple 10-minute process that involves a small fire burnt in a seamless inverted copper pyramid of specific dimensions at the precise moment of sunrise and sunset. Let’s help heal the planet, perform Agnihotra for the benefit of all

● NEWS ● #wisdom #animals #wildlife ☞ Jackdaw #birds can tell humans apart — and remember which ones are violent

#wisdom of #astrology
#know #god
The Most Beautiful Secret of Progressing #in #Kaliyuga - OMG Astrology Secrets 150

#native #music #wisdom
Native Americans (Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee)

The #Wisdom of #Equanimity

#Ligmincha International
Published on Jun 23, 2019

About #TenzinWangyalRinpoche and #LigminchaInternational:

Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche is a prominent #Bon #Buddhist master and founding #spiritual director of Ligmincha International, http://www.ligmincha.org. His books include the best-selling The #Tibetan Yogas of #Dream and #Sleep; Tibetan #Sound Healing; Wonders of the Natural Mind; Healing With Form, #Energy and #Light; Unbounded #Wholeness (with Anne Carolyn Klein); Awakening the Sacred Body; Tibetan Yogas of Body, Speech and Mind; #Awakening the #Luminous #Mind; and The True #Source of #Healing.
About Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche and Ligmincha International:
Ligmincha International

Ligmincha: Ligmincha | Preserving Bön Buddhist Wisdom in the World

A #Message From A #Tree

A Message From A Tree

The secrets of life are often right before our eyes in #nature itself.
This tree speaks a lesson of #wisdom. Enjoy.
Katharine Hayhoe is an award-winning, CHRISTIAN atmospheric SCIENTIST who often speaks on the urgency of the climate crisis.

Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist and director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University. She has contributed to more than 125 scientific papers and won numerous prizes for her science communication work. In 2018 she was a contributor to the US National Climate Assessment and was awarded the Stephen H Schneider award for outstanding climate science communication.

Check out this link for the rest of the interview.

#FridaysForFuture #SchoolsStrike4Climate #... Show more...

Police killed 1,147 people in 2017. Black people were 25% of those killed despite being only 13% of the population.

SOURCE : https://mappingpoliceviolence.org/

I post pictures / meme every day about anarchy and other cool stuff.
Feel free to download them and share them ! :)

#shitposting #anarchist meme for cool people
#humor #comics #police #acab #cops #ftp #violence
#nature #tree #wisdom #blm

This mantra destroys obstacles in your life. One of the greatest Tibetan Mantras.


The great master Mipham Rinpoche condenses the significance of Vajrakilaya in the following words:
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To the Church Which Bears the Name, Jehovah

6/5/06 From The Lord, Our God and Savior
The Word of The Lord Spoken to Timothy
For All Those Who Have Ears to Hear

Thus says The Lord: You have all gone astray, you are lost and void of understanding. Your #knowledge is corrupt and shall come to nothing; indeed, all your #works shall burn in the Day. [1]For you have not known Me, nor will you accept Me as I truly am, having segregated the #Scriptures, both adding to and taking away to uphold your own way, polluting My name and My #Glory, to the continual blaspheming of the #Spirit.
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4/19/06 From The Lord, Our God and Savior
The Word of The Lord Spoken to Timothy
For All Those Who Have Ears to Hear
(Regarding the Feast of Unleavened Bread)

Thus says The Lord, The Risen One, your Redeemer: I had come to you as a #man, clothed in the #flesh, #humble; My #glory set aside, God become man, #Immanu El... Living as all have lived in the #body, yet not as man lives in the #spirit; for I am #... Show more...


A woman along with Paul had no parking space, so there was a problem.
She said ‘I include it’ and then, there was space available for parking.

Nisargadatta Maharaj:

The place for parking is because of the determination ‘I am everything’.
The common man’s devotion is that of wanting A.B.C and so forth, it’s like bargaining, they pay no attention to the eternal.

The #Hatha Yogis in the process of the Hatha #Yoga acquire Siddhis (powers), so they are an attraction for the masses
but they stagnate there and there is no eternal realization.

Whatever your mind revels in, therein you fall in a pit.
The python
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"Reality has always been overflowing with travellers whose essences are immersed in life. We are in the midst of an internal condensing of rejuvenation that will be a gateway to the infinite itself. Our conversations with other seekers have led to a maturing of hyper-internal consciousness." ~ New Age Bullshit Generator

"Microchips make certain people sing songs about what has never been sung songs about." Inspirobot (Mindfulness Mode - kick back and "breathe in. And out.")

#fun #wisdom
As God Is Three Aspects, All as One, So Too Is the Coming of The Son of Man

10/7/05 From The Lord, Our God and Savior
The Word of The Lord Spoken to Timothy
For All Those Who Have Ears to Hear

Thus says The Lord: If The #Son of #Man is coming on the #clouds of #heaven with #power and great #glory, and every #eye shall see Him, how then does He also come as a #thief?

Here is #... Show more...
The Judgment of God Is True and Without Question, Yet the Error of the People Is Great

9/3/05 From The #Lord, Our #God and #Savior
The #Word of The Lord Spoken to Timothy
For All Those Who Have Ears to Hear

These questions were asked of The Lord: Lord, is #capital #punishment OK? Are those who are #cremated lost?

Thus says The Lord: The #penalty of #... Show more...

Creation said:
“I want to hide something from the humans until they are ready for it.
It is the realization that they create their own reality.”
The eagle said,
“Give it to me. I will take it to the moon.”
The Creator said, “No. One day they will go there and find it.”
The salmon said,
“I will bury it on the bottom of the ocean.”
The Creator said, “No. They will go there, too.”
The buffalo said, “I will bury it on the Great Plains.”
The Creator said, “They will cut into the skin of the earth and find it even there.”
Grandmother who lives in the breast of Mother Earth,
and who has no physical eyes but sees with spiritual eyes, said
“Put it inside of them.”
And the Creator said, “It is done.”
  • Creation story from the Hopi Nation, Arizona
  • artist: Vasil Woodland
#Hopi #Wisdom #creation #Story
All Have Been Purchased... Yet Few Have Accepted, Few Are Chosen

8/19/05 From The #Lord, Our #God and #Savior
The #Word of The Lord Spoken to Timothy
For Timothy, and For All Those Who Have Ears to Hear

This question was asked of The Lord: Lord, what does it mean in the #Book of #Revelation, where it says, “The 144,000 did not defile themselves with #women; they kept themselves pure”?

[1]Thus says The Lord to His servant: Rather the 144,000 have been #... Show more...
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