This life may seem very long to us, but actually when you think of beginningless time, this life is nothing. So while we have it, it really is in our interest and the interest of all beings if we make use of it, particularly by putting effort into generating bodhicitta.
Assisting every cicada in distress I encounter, in the hopes that some future Brood X basilisk will remember me and sing my song every 17 years, into the post-singularity depths of time.
I’ve seen people say #ZeroCOVID isn’t feasible, because we’ll never get rid of this virus.
But that’s actually untrue, because there’s a difference between eradication (what we did for smallpox) and elimination (what many countries have done for measles).
The climate and ecological crisis is rapidly escalating. G7 spends fantasy amounts on fossil fuels as CO2 emissions are forecast for 2nd biggest annual rise ever.
This calls for steak-and-lobster-BBQ-celebration while jet planes perform aerobatics in the sky above the G7 resort!
Artist Laurie Anderson, 5:30PM, Mountain time, this Wed
Arts and Social Engagement.
Session goes from 5:30 sharp to 6:30. No beginning zazen https://youtube.com/user/upayazencenter/live
People are really trying to dissect what is a "cage," what is a "facility," what is a "shelter," when the bigger issue we should be dissecting is very simple: why have we as a country been criminalizing migration from the Global South since the 1990s and even before that?
Farmers in India have managed self-sustaining protests for months, setting up entire villages and defending the land from police.
“It's a resistance rooted in community solidarity,” says @firstname.lastname@example.org. http://ajplus.co/a82ve
“More than ever, the internet is integral to our survival,” Myanmar civil society groups say in an appeal to internet providers to challenge the junta’s orders to block it. #WhatsHappeningInMyanmar
Imperial Majesty, Mother of the Fatherland, Overlord of Vulcan, Dominus of Kronos, Regina Andor, Emperor Philippa Georgiou Augustus Iaponius Centarius joins CDM. ✊ https://twitter.com/maywongcna/status/1358485419998932992
Brave call @NikkeiAsia@twitter.com by Burmese medic, urging her fellow medical professionals in Myanmar to fight "well & wisely" against the military takeover & the 'bigger' enemy: COVID-19; "Be disobedient but remember your commitment to help those in medical need"
Vancouver-based voice for Rohingya expressing concern as Myanmar embroiled in military coup https://www.citynews1130.com/2021/02/06/vancouver-based-voice-for-rohingya-expressing-concern-as-myanmar-embroiled-in-military-coup/
The full name of this department is "Directorate of Public Relations and Psychological Warfare", which should provide some insight into how the military views the role of communication to the public.
It's a wonderful film though, in case anyone is interested.
What a subtitle.
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