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by markallen
Wed Aug 04, 2010 3:19 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Apathy
Replies: 61
Views: 10574

Apathy

Namaste

I am seeking wisdom and personal experiences on the topic of apathy.

Thank you all for your time and consideration.
by markallen
Tue Jul 13, 2010 2:58 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Meditate On...
Replies: 1
Views: 277

Meditate On...

I don't have a consistent practice of meditation...I do it when and as I can. In response to a question I posted, rememberrule6 replied: Alternatively, meditate on what you're feeling. Ask yourself, "why is there doubt, fear, fantasy inside?" Question why it is that you've been unwilling to get a jo...
by markallen
Tue Jul 13, 2010 2:46 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Cultivate Desire
Replies: 2
Views: 418

Cultivate Desire

I posted this regarding my job search in another thread: And there is the rub...no matter how much I meditate or study or relax, I have not been able to look for work skillfully. The moment I open the paper or click on the link, I am immediately sucked out of the moment and pulled in to a spiral of ...
by markallen
Tue Jul 13, 2010 1:05 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Presence's effect on motive
Replies: 19
Views: 1754

Re: Presence's effect on motive

Thank You.
by markallen
Tue Jul 13, 2010 7:01 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: Presence's effect on motive
Replies: 19
Views: 1754

Re: Presence's effect on motive

I want to continue the conversation I started, but I feel that I should return this thread to it's original intent so I'll start a new thread. To get back to the point, I read the response about the flower, and I find it a little confusing. Flowers never make a choice. They either flourish or perish...
by markallen
Mon Jul 12, 2010 11:56 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Presence's effect on motive
Replies: 19
Views: 1754

Re: Presence's effect on motive

This question has troubled me a great deal, and I have yet to find a satisfactory answer. It seems to me that eastern philosophy/present moment awareness are philosophically antithetical to the modern western social value of motivation/ambition (I apologize if my choice of words creates confusion). ...
by markallen
Wed Jun 16, 2010 4:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Entertainment
Replies: 3
Views: 327

Entertainment

I enjoy books (especially audio books). Does any body have any good suggestions for fiction that includes characters or plot elements that embrace this moment? I'll toss out the very obvious Siddhartha by Herman Hesse. If you enjoy audio books, try to find the Recorded Books published edition that i...