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Greg Hunter, “The Goal Is War- Gregory Mannarino”

11/27/2015 00:31:26 AM

“The Goal Is War- Gregory Mannarino”By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.comTrader and analyst Gregory Mannarino says the governments and bankers want war. Mannarino explains, “War is the goal. People need to understand here the goal of the world cen > read more

Musical Interlude: John Adorney, "River of Breath"

11/26/2015 20:34:13 PM

John Adorney, "River of Breath"- > read more

Musical Interlude: Manuel Iman, “This Moment Called Now”

11/26/2015 20:30:03 PM

Manuel Iman, “This Moment Called Now”- > read more

"A Look to the Heavens"

11/26/2015 20:28:47 PM

"Stars come out as evening twilight fades in this serene skyscape following the Persian proverb "Night hides the world, but reveals a universe." The scene finds the Sun setting over northern Kenya and the night will soon hide the shores of Lake Turka > read more

Paulo Coelho, “Things As They Are”

11/26/2015 20:19:50 PM

“Things As They Are”by Paulo Coelho“Of course things don’t always happen they way we wish they would. There are moments in which we feel we are seeking something that is not meant for us, knocking on doors that don’t open, waiting for mirac > read more

"The Life You Have Left...:

11/26/2015 20:17:29 PM

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"Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda..."

11/26/2015 20:14:12 PM

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"You Are Who You Are, Not What You Do: Becoming Your Wrong Decisions"

11/26/2015 20:09:27 PM

"You Are Who You Are, Not What You Do:Becoming Your Wrong Decisions"by Madisyn Taylor, The DailyOm"We are not our decisions and no decision is wrong because we made the choice with the information at hand. Our perception of the traits and characteris > read more

The Daily "Near You?"

11/26/2015 20:03:24 PM

Renton, Washington, USA. Thanks for stopping by. > read more

"A Dent In The Universe..."

11/26/2015 20:01:47 PM

"Listen to me. We're here to make a dent in the universe.Otherwise why even be here?"- Steve Jobs > read more

“Here’s The Real Story About Thanksgiving You’ve Never Heard”

11/25/2015 17:06:06 PM

“Here’s The Real Story About Thanksgiving You’ve Never Heard”Especially the parts about Squanto the "friendly Indian."by Nick Bauman“The Thanksgiving story you know probably goes a bit like this: English Pilgrims, seeking religious freedom, > read more

Musical Interlude: Gandalf, “Rhythm Of The Tides”

11/25/2015 15:46:02 PM

Gandalf, “Rhythm Of The Tides”- > read more

"A Look to the Heavens"

11/25/2015 15:40:38 PM

"The constellation of Orion is much more than three stars in a row. It is a direction in space that is rich with impressive nebulas. To better appreciate this well-known swath of sky, an extremely long exposure was taken over many clear nights in 201 > read more

Chet Raymo, “Hours And Seasons”

11/25/2015 15:34:44 PM

“Hours And Seasons”by Chet Raymo“I have this peripatetic lifestyle that takes me between three different places of residence with the solstices and equinoxes. And so it is that I'm back in New England for the beginning of spring. My training in > read more

The Poet: Kuroda Saburo, "I Am Completely Different"

11/25/2015 15:32:41 PM

"I Am Completely Different""I am completely different.Though I am wearing the same tie as yesterday,am as poor as yesterday,as good for nothing as yesterday,today > read more

"Life Can Be Scary: Plunging into the Deep"

11/25/2015 15:20:13 PM

"Life Can Be Scary: Plunging into the Deep"by Madisyn Taylor, The DailyOM"Life does not accommodate you; it shatters you. > read more

"That One Sentence..."

11/25/2015 15:17:08 PM

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"The Big Scary Unknown..."

11/25/2015 15:08:26 PM

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11/25/2015 15:06:20 PM

"I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, > read more

The Daily "Near You?

11/25/2015 14:54:26 PM

Anadarko, Oklahoma, USA. Thanks for stopping by! > read more

Musical Interlude: Ever Feel Like This? Pet Shop Boys, “Numb”

11/25/2015 01:18:24 AM

Ever feel like this? I'd guess you have...Pet Shop Boys, “Numb”-"What is to give light must endure burning."- Viktor FranklOnward... > read more

Free Download: Viktor Frankl, "Man's Search For Meaning"

11/25/2015 01:09:00 AM

Excerpt: "Man's SearcH For Meaning"by Viktor Frankl"An active life serves the purpose of giving man the opportunity to realize values in creative work, while a passive life of enjoyment affords him the opportunity to obtain fulfillment in experiencin > read more

"Surely, You Did Something..."

11/25/2015 00:20:02 AM

"It's 3:23 A.M.And I'm awake because my great great grandchildren won't let me sleep.They ask me in dreams,'What did you do while the planet was plundered?What did you do when the earth was unraveling?Surely you did something when the seasons started > read more

"Signs of a Dying Society"

11/25/2015 00:18:28 AM

"Signs of a Dying Society"By Paul Buchheit“While Edward Snowden and Chelsea Manning and John Kiriakou are vilified for revealing vital information about spying and bombing and torture, a man who conspired with Goldman Sachs to make billions of doll > read more

Geopolitics: “Somebody Will Do Something Stupid”

11/24/2015 16:32:17 PM

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Post #32,000: "A Look to the Heavens"

11/24/2015 16:27:07 PM

“The first identified compact galaxy group, Stephan's Quintet is featured in this eye-catching image constructed with data drawn from the extensive Hubble Legacy Archive. About 300 million light-years away, only four of these five galaxies are actu > read more

Paulo Coelho, “Convention For Those Wounded In Love”

11/24/2015 16:25:27 PM

“Convention For Those Wounded In Love”by Paulo Coelho“General Provisions:A > read more

"In The Face Of Life..."

11/24/2015 16:21:46 PM

"Maybe we accept the dream has become a nightmare. We tell ourselves that reality is better. We convince ourselves it's better that we never dream at all. But, the strongest of us, the most determined of us, holds on to the dream or we find ourselves > read more

“Some Things You Need To Know”

11/24/2015 16:20:30 PM

“Some Things You Need To Know”by Marc“I know you’re reading this. And I want you to know I’m writing this for you. Others will be confused. They will think I’m writing this for them. But I’m not. This one’s for you.I want you to know > read more

"The Center Of The Universe..."

11/24/2015 16:17:27 PM

“When science discovers the center of the universe, > read more

The Poet: W.B. Yeats, "When You Are Old"

11/23/2015 22:19:27 PM

"When You Are Old"“When you are old and grey and full of sleep,And nodding by the fire, take down this book,And slowly read, and dream of the soft lookYour eyes had once, and of their shadows deep;How many loved your moments of glad grace,And loved > read more

"The Loss Of Two Men"

11/23/2015 22:05:30 PM

"The Loss Of Two Men"by Andy AltPosted by mentaldimensionsI am just going to let this speak for itself. It is a beautiful, heart breaking piece written by Andy Alt, about his father, who died by his own hand when Andy was just eight years old...“Fo > read more

Musical Interlude: Vangelis, “Message”

11/23/2015 17:35:18 PM

Vangelis, “Message”- > read more

"A Look to the Heavens"

11/23/2015 17:32:55 PM

“The dark Horsehead Nebula and the glowing Orion Nebula are contrasting cosmic vistas. Adrift 1,500 light-years away in one of the night sky's most recognizable constellations, they appear in opposite corners of the above stunning mosaic. > read more

Kahlil Gibran, "The Prophet, On Children"

11/23/2015 17:24:57 PM

"Your children are not your children.They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.They come through you but not from you,And though they are with you yet they belong not to you.You may give them your love but not your thoughts,For the > read more


11/23/2015 17:17:56 PM

"Laughter is the sound of hope. > read more

Chet Raymo, "Tenderness and Silence"

11/23/2015 17:10:53 PM

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The Daily "Near You?"

11/23/2015 17:05:35 PM

León, Castilla y Leon, Spain. Thanks for stopping by. > read more

Life Skills: “What to Do When You Don't Know What to Do”

11/23/2015 14:26:13 PM

“What to Do When You Don't Know What to Do”6 ways to get yourself off that Robert Taibbi“Take a new job or quit an old one; leave a relationship or stick it out and see if it gets better; go back to school to train for a new job or sta > read more

Midday Musical Interlude: Ludovico Einaudi, “Primavera”

11/23/2015 14:04:14 PM

Ludovico Einaudi, “Primavera”- > read more

Musical Interlude: Leonard Cohen, “Anthem”

11/22/2015 18:48:25 PM

Leonard Cohen, “Anthem”- > read more

"A Look to the Heavens"

11/22/2015 18:37:57 PM

“Have you ever seen a sun pillar? When the air is cold and the Sun is rising or setting, falling ice crystals can reflect sunlight and create an unusual column of light. Ice sometimes forms flat, six-sided shaped crystals as it falls from high-leve > read more

Chet Raymo, "Know Thyself"

11/22/2015 18:34:15 PM

"Know Thyself"by Chet Raymo"The ancient Greek aphorism, attributed to Socrates and others. Good advice, I'm sure. If only we knew what it means. Is it the same as the "examination of conscience" we were asked to perform as young Catholics? "Bless me, > read more

"What You Have Not..."

11/22/2015 18:26:30 PM

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; > read more

The Poet: Rainer Maria Rilke, "Sunset"

11/22/2015 18:23:15 PM

"Sunset""Slowly the west reaches for clothes of new colorswhich it passes to a row of ancient trees.You look, and soon these two worlds both leave you,one part climbs toward heaven, one sinks to earth,leaving you, not really belonging to either,not s > read more

"5 Ways to Beef Up Your Brain"

11/22/2015 15:08:39 PM

"5 Ways to Beef Up Your Brain"By Andrea Thompson"Weighing in at an average of 2.7 pounds (1,200 grams), the human brain packs a whopping 100 billion neurons. Every minute, about three soda-cans worth of blood flow through the brain.Forget where you l > read more

The Daily "Near You?"

11/22/2015 14:24:53 PM

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"Who Killed JFK? The Last Confessions of E. Howard Hunt"

11/22/2015 14:22:28 PM

"Who Killed JFK?The Last Confessions of E. Howard Hunt"by Erik Hedagaard "The truth is rarely pure and never simple." > read more

"High Treason: Watch As It Happened"

11/22/2015 14:01:35 PM

John F. Kennedy's bodyguards being called off. - bono? > read more

"JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters"

11/22/2015 13:46:12 PM

"JFK and the Unspeakable: > read more

Musical Interlude: Yiruma, “Moonlight”

11/20/2015 16:26:46 PM

Yiruma, “Moonlight”- > read more

"A Look to the Heavens"

11/20/2015 15:54:47 PM

"Is this galaxy trapped in a web of dust? No- it is far in the background. However, spiky stars and spooky shapes are abound in this deep cosmic skyscape. Its well-composed field of view covers about a Full Moon on the sky toward the constellation Pe > read more

"12 Rules for Being a Human Being"

11/20/2015 15:47:07 PM

"12 Rules for Being a Human Being"by Marc"Don’t try to be perfect. Just be an excellent example of being human. Here are a few things to keep in mind: > read more

“Being a Human in This World, A Personal Credo”

11/20/2015 15:38:49 PM

“Being a Human in This World, A Personal Credo” > read more

Chet Raymo, “The Journey”

11/20/2015 15:34:36 PM

“The Journey”by Chet Raymo"Here's > read more

The Daily "Near You?"

11/20/2015 15:32:50 PM

Vienna, Wien, Austria. Thanks for stopping by. > read more

The Poet: Denise Levertov, "Variation On A Theme By Rilke"

11/20/2015 15:31:48 PM

"Variation On A Theme By Rilke"("The Book of Hours, Book I, Poem 1, Stanza 1")"A certain day became a presence to me;there it was, confronting me- a sky, air, light:a being. > read more

"Just What Suits Our Purposes..."

11/20/2015 15:28:27 PM

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Rightwing Nuthouse: "This Week In Crazy: Jesus, Get Your Gun!"

11/20/2015 13:36:51 PM

"This Week In Crazy: Jesus, Get Your Gun!"by Sam Reisman"What would Jesus do? Oppose background checks, naturally. Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the loony, bigoted, and hateful behavior of the increasingl > read more

"Life As A Drone Operator: 'Ever Step on Ants and Never Give It Another Thought?'"

11/20/2015 12:25:10 PM

"Life as a Drone Operator: > read more

Geopolitics/The Economy: “ISIS Is a Monster of Our Own Creation”

11/19/2015 22:22:38 PM

“ISIS Is a Monster of Our Own Creation”by Bill BonnerPARIS – “Paris was calm last night. We walked across the River Seine… Pausing to take this photo of the Eiffel Tower along the way. > read more

The Universe

11/19/2015 18:17:51 PM

"Actually, nobody "needs" to be corrected. They know when they're acting up, or will soon find out. Poor behavior within your proximity, however, is always a tip-off that someone else might correct what they're thinking, saying, and doing. Just as go > read more

Musical Interlude: Medwyn Goodall, “Invocation 2 and 3”

11/19/2015 17:00:21 PM

Medwyn Goodall, “Invocation 2”- Goodall, “Invocation 3”- > read more

"A Look to the Heavens"

11/19/2015 16:51:42 PM

“What's the closest active galaxy to planet Earth? That would be Centaurus A, only 11 million light-years distant. Spanning over 60,000 light-years, the peculiar elliptical galaxy is also known as NGC 5128. Forged in a collision of two otherwise no > read more

Chet Raymo, “A Sense Of Place”

11/19/2015 16:48:27 PM

“A Sense Of Place”by Chet Raymo“It would be hard to find two writers more different than Eudora Welty and Edward Abbey. Welty was a Pulitzer Prize-winning author of stories and novels who lived all her life in Jackson, Mississippi, in the house > read more

The Poet: Wendell Berry, "The Circles Of Our Lives"

11/19/2015 16:42:09 PM

"The Circles Of Our Lives""Within the circles of our liveswe dance the circles of the years,the circles of the seasonswithin the circles of the years,the cycles of the moon,within the circles of the seasons,the circles of our reasonswithin the cycles > read more

Kahlil Gibran, "The Prophet- On Laws"

11/19/2015 16:36:05 PM

"The Prophet- On Laws""You delight in laying down laws,Yet you delight more in breaking them.Like children playing by the ocean who build sand-towers withconstancy and then destroy them with laughter.But while you build your sand-towers the ocean bri > read more

"Riding the Wave of Life: Staying Afloat"

11/19/2015 16:12:39 PM

"Riding the Wave of Life: Staying Afloat"by Madisyn Taylor, The DailyOM"While riding the wave of life you must also practice stillness so you can flow with, rather than resist the wave’s motion. Our lives are continually in motion, buoyed by the wa > read more

The Daily "Near You?"

11/19/2015 16:06:25 PM

Hillsdale, Michigan, USA. Thanks for stopping by! > read more

"The Most Important Question About ISIS That Nobody Is Asking"

11/19/2015 16:05:35 PM

"The Most Important Question About ISIS That Nobody Is Asking"by Tyler Durden"The question of how the Islamic State funds its sprawling caliphate has been discussed in the past: we first broke down the primary driver of ISIS revenue well over a year > read more

Musical Interlude: Kevin Kern, “Another Realm”

11/18/2015 17:18:01 PM

Kevin Kern, “Another Realm” > read more

"A Look to the Heavens"

11/18/2015 17:14:37 PM

“This sharp telescopic field of view holds two bright galaxies. Barred spiral NGC 5101 (top right) and nearly edge-on system NGC 5078 are separated on the sky by about 0.5 degrees or about the apparent width of a full moon. Found within the boundar > read more

Chet Raymo, “A Fear of Freedom?”

11/18/2015 17:13:26 PM

“A Fear of Freedom?”by Chet Raymo“It is almost a cliché to say that Western civilization was created by the Greeks. Our government, law, art, music, architecture, literature, drama, historiography, science, and mathematics are largely Greek in > read more

"We Are Here..."

11/18/2015 17:10:22 PM

We are here on Earth to do good to others.What the others are here for, I don't know."- W. H. Auden > read more

"Stay Lost"

11/18/2015 17:03:36 PM

"The man with the clear head is the man who frees himself from those fantastic "ideas" [the characterological lie about reality] and looks life in the face, realizes that everything in it is problematic, and feels himself lost. And this is the simple > read more

"Stay Young"

11/18/2015 16:54:52 PM

"Youth is not a time of life, it is a state of mind. It is a temper of the will, a quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions, a predominance of courage over timidity, of the appetite for adventure over the love of ease. > read more

The Daily "Near You?"

11/18/2015 15:18:35 PM

Suwanee, Georgia, USA. Thanks for stopping by. > read more

"A Deeper Truth"

11/18/2015 15:17:51 PM

"There's a truth deeper than experience. It's beyond what we see, or even what we feel. It's an order of truth that separates the profound from the merely clever, and the reality from the perception. We're helpless, usually, in the face of it; and th > read more

"The Recipe For Greatness"

11/18/2015 15:15:57 PM

"Recipe for greatness- To bear up under loss, to fight the bitterness of defeat and the weakness of grief, to be victor over anger, to smile when tears are close, to resist evil men and base instincts, to hate hate and to love love, to go on when it > read more

"Ignorance Is Bliss When It Comes to Challenging Social Issues"

11/18/2015 15:14:24 PM

"Ignorance Is Bliss When It Comes to Challenging Social Issues"by ScienceDaily"The less people know about important complex issues such as the economy, energy consumption and the environment, the more they want to avoid becoming well-informed, accord > read more

Musical Interlude: Ludovico Einaudi, “Lady Labyrinth”

11/17/2015 19:23:16 PM

Ludovico Einaudi, “Lady Labyrinth”- > read more

Musical Interlude: Deuter, “Enchanted Summer Night"

11/17/2015 19:17:01 PM

Deuter, “Enchanted Summer Night"- > read more

"A Look to the Heavens"

11/17/2015 18:50:00 PM

“You don't have to be at Monument Valley to see the Milky Way arch across the sky like this- but it helps. Only at Monument Valley USA would you see a picturesque foreground that includes these iconic rock peaks called buttes. Buttes are composed o > read more

Chet Raymo, “Augmented Reality”

11/17/2015 18:44:34 PM

“Augmented Reality”by Chet Raymo“’THE WORLD WLL NEVER LOOK THE SAME AGAIN’, shouted the headline in the Tech & Net section of the London Sunday Times. Then, slightly more subdued: "Augmented reality glasses take what you see and add what yo > read more

"Some Problems..."

11/17/2015 18:39:10 PM

"Some problems are so complex that you have to be highly > read more

The Universe

11/17/2015 18:36:18 PM

“Next time you feel fear, either right after a major decision or just > read more

Kahlil Gibran, "The Prophet: On Friendship"

11/17/2015 18:31:40 PM

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"How It Really Is"

11/17/2015 18:20:57 PM

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The Daily "Near You?"

11/17/2015 18:20:42 PM

Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA. Thanks for stopping by! > read more

"To Know This Only..."

11/17/2015 18:19:34 PM

"The first and wisest of them all professed to know this only, > read more

"A Look to the Heavens"

11/16/2015 18:38:09 PM

"A gorgeous spiral galaxy some 100 million light-years distant, NGC 1309 lies on the banks of the constellation of the River (Eridanus). NGC 1309 spans about 30,000 light-years, making it about one third the size of our larger Milky Way galaxy. Bluis > read more

"I Am That..."

11/16/2015 18:36:53 PM

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The Poet: Mary Oliver, "When Death Comes"

11/16/2015 18:32:53 PM

"When Death Comes""When death comes like the hungry bear in autumn,when death comes and takes all the bright coins from his purseto buy me, and snaps his purse shut;when death comes like the measle-pox;when death comes like an iceberg between the sho > read more


11/16/2015 18:26:21 PM

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Chet Raymo, "As Time Goes By"

11/16/2015 18:08:41 PM

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11/16/2015 17:49:27 PM

"Honoria"by Taylor Caldwell“This is a true story about a nation which was once great. At the outset, we will call that nation "Honoria;" but you will readily guess her true name, as the story unfolds. Honoria had always been distinguished by a stro > read more

The Daily "Near You?"

11/16/2015 17:48:45 PM

Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Thanks for stopping by. > read more

"Learning How To Think..."

11/16/2015 17:46:14 PM

"As I'm sure you guys know by now, it is extremely difficult to stay alert and attentive, instead of getting hypnotized by the constant monologue inside your own head (may be happening right now). Twenty years after my own graduation, I have come gra > read more

"How It Really Is"

11/16/2015 17:31:24 PM

If only... > read more

“There Are No Safe Spaces”

11/16/2015 17:24:59 PM

“There Are No Safe Spaces”by James Howard Kunstler“I’m not persuaded that world opinion will ever “make sense” of the Paris attacks. The non-linear rules the day. So-called Fourth Generation Warfare works because there are so many small a > read more

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