One of the first books I ever bought on was his The Miracle of Mindfulness, and it (and so much of his writing) fundamentally changed the way I viewed the world and my place in it. nytimes.com/2022/01/21/world/a

5. My actions are my only true belongings. I cannot escape the consequences of my actions. My actions are the ground on which I stand.

4. All that is dear to me and everyone I love are of the nature to change. There is no way to escape being separated from them. I cannot keep anything. I come here empty-handed, and I go empty-handed.

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2. I am of the nature to have ill health. I cannot escape ill health.

“A 3D Ink Made of Living Cells for Creating Living Structures.” The potential applications for this are certainly fascinating. phys.org/news/2021-11-3d-ink-c

I wonder what the honey tastes like. 🤔 “‘Vulture bees’ evolved a taste for flesh – and their microbiomes reflect that.” arstechnica.com/science/2021/1

“Today all apps and software, no matter how benign they appear, are designed to maximize data collection.” A short refresher on surveillance capitalism and its effects on a democratic system. nytimes.com/2021/11/12/opinion

Two new ones. Green sandalwood and malachite. Map jasper, obsidian, and snowflake obsidian.

“We must know that we cannot hide away from communal misery, and that our sole justification, if one exists, is to speak out, as best we can, for those who cannot. And we must do this for everyone who is suffering at this very moment, despite the past or future greatness of the states or political parties that are oppressing them: to artists, there are no privileged torturers.” on writers/artists of the 20th century.

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