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7 Things You Must Know to Be a Free-Thinker

We all have a certain degree of admiration for those forward-thinkers who were ahead of their time or for those free-spirited individuals who had the courage, the will and the foresight to speak out their minds despite risking being labelled as non-conformists and cast to the outer fringes of society. Well, truth be told, that is never a real threat for…

The 12 Biggest Life Secrets Forgotten by Mankind

The more I ponder about life, the more I come to one solid realisation: The biggest curse and predicament of modern Man is forgetfulness. Like a creeping malaise, forgetfulness has seeped through all of Man’s being and doing. Individually, collectively, historically or culturally, we are spellbound to forget. We haven’t only forgot our past but also our place in the…

Quelling Your Mistaken Notions of Insignificance

  This is a guest post by Michael Nelson You can look up at the stars and immediately stumble upon some vague rationalization that you do not matter. It’s easier than you may think. All you need is just ponder on the immense vastness of space and our magnitude in the scale of things. Out in that space above your…

Pearls of Wisdom: Tolle on Spiritual Enlightenment

Eckhart Tolle’s words of wisdom See more presentations by Soulhiker | Upload your own PowerPoint presentations I am a big fan of Eckhart Tolle’s writing.But having read his books more than once, I know that ‘fan’ is not the ideal word to use and it is a concept he wouldn’t definitely include in his vision of spiritual evolution. The thing…

From Ego-Consciousness to Eco-Consciousness:10 Meditations

We live in a world in which egocentric views,short-sighted decisions, disrespect for our natural environment, wars over ideologies, etc (the list goes on a couple of paragraphs) are still prevalent and recurrent themes even now at the dawn of the 21st century. Idealists like myself like to believe in an emerging culture of creative thinkers & leaders that will slowly…

10 reasons why you are so special

One thing that constantly fascinates me is our ability to be unaware and oblivious of great wonderful things in front of our eyes on a day to day basis. Sometimes we are so consumed by mundane problems and current affairs that we filter out a lot of information around us. This makes us lose sight of the bigger picture and…

Shifting Sands: Dealing with Impermanence

A Philosopher of ancient Greece before the time of Socrates, named Heraclitus, used to profess that everything in the Universe is in constant flux and that nothing remains the same. “You cannot step in the same river twice” Heraclitus used to say. This is because all the observable world and even the imperceptible one is changing all the time even…

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