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Life in general posted by Dr Bill Wooten


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I hardly ever re-blog but these pearls of wisdom I found on http://drbillwooten.com/2014/04/29/life-in-general/#comment-5530 were screaming to be published further on!

“Feelings of suffering change into those of happiness. Feelings of happiness change into suffering. Both arise in dependence upon internal and external causes which change. For example, we see food as pleasurable, but if we eat too much, then it causes suffering. When we are young, we see our bodies as a source of pleasure. As we become older, the same body becomes a source of suffering. Just as a wave is always changing, so the nature of suffering is always to change. It may be experienced as pleasure or as suffering, but it arises from the same source. Pleasure arises from suffering. Seeing pleasure as happiness constitutes suffering. …Pain and pleasure are of the same nature. Although they look different at different times, they both arise from the same sea of delusion and karmic action. Pleasure or pain, one or the other, arises and then falls back into the ocean. Thus we can conclude that pleasure and pain within the ocean of samsara are basically suffering, and dissolve into suffering. This becomes evident in the wide variety of sudden changes of experience depicted in films. Love and hatred, happiness and family strife, peace and war, follow each other in rapid succession. The continuous change, although exaggerated in films, is characteristic of life in general”.

– Ven. Gen Lobsang Gyatso.

How Wolves Change Rivers


This video is fascinating to watch in the sense that one realizes the delicate balance of Ecology… the powerful role & contribution as a consequence of each & every animal.
It has enlightened me & hope it’ll have the same effect on you 🙂

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Published on 13 Feb 2014
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For more from George Monbiot, visit http://www.monbiot.com/ and for more on “rewilding” visit http://bit.ly/1hKGemK and/or check out George Monbiot’s book Feral: rewilding the land, the sea and human life: http://amzn.to/1fjgirx

NOTE: There are “elk” pictured in this video when the narrator is referring to “deer.” This is because the narrator is British and the British word for “elk” is “red deer” or “deer” for short. The scientific report this is based on refers to elk so we wanted to be accurate with the truth of the story.

“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.” – John Muir

When wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park in the United States after being absent nearly 70 years, the most remarkable “trophic cascade” occurred. What is a trophic cascade and how exactly do wolves change rivers? George Monbiot explains in this movie remix.

Narration from TED: “For more wonder, rewild the world” by George Monbiot. Watch the full talk, here: http://bit.ly/N3m62h

B-Roll Credits:
“Greater Yellowstone Coalition – Wolves” (http://bit.ly/1lK4LaT)
“Wolf Mountain” (http://bit.ly/1hgi6JE)
“Primodial – Yellowstone” (https://vimeo.com/77097538)
“Timelapse: Yellowstone National Park” (http://bit.ly/1kF5axc)
“Yellowstone” (http://bit.ly/1bPI6DM)
“Howling Wolves – Heulende Wölfe” (http://bit.ly/1c2Oidv)
“Fooled by Nature: Beaver Dams” (http://bit.ly/NGgQSU)

Music Credits:
“Unfoldment, Revealment, Evolution, Exposition, Integration, Arson” by Chris Zabriskie (http://bit.ly/1c2uckW)

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Extravagant & pure obverse yet counterparts…My tulip


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Two version tulip
Extravagant and
Honest pure lines
Obverse yet
Counterparts

P.s Another home-bulb-growing & tulip-photography experiment
Enjoy 🙂

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World’s Toughest Job – #worldstoughestjob


I just received this video…the ending was so sweet & unexpected I had to post it straight away & share it with all of you 🙂

Enjoy!

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Published on 14 Apr 2014
Unlimited hours. No breaks. The most important job is also the world’s toughest job.

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From American Greetings and Cardstore.
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Celebrating five hundred followers!


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My appreciation goes to all five hundred followers for this show
of trust in my blog & work. It is truly an honor. I would like
to thank you and express my admiration for all the talent &
kindness (in help provided) I have met on my short journey in
the blog world 🙂

Thank you!

The doors of possibilities… Woodwork sophistication


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Carved beauty
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Doors are openings to hope & possibilities…
This example struck me by its sophisticated
& intricate woodwork
offering unlimited promise to effort & talent.

With this I’ll wish you a very good weekend!

I’ll be taking a pause of about ten days
& do my best to like & comment
as much as possible 🙂

Different is unique


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Unusual…
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Unusual twist to a facade
Meaning beautiful & unique
Why be like everyone when
You can be different 🙂

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