Tag: community

  • International Peace Day and Sunday Morning in Brooklyn NYC

    A special day of peace is the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, International Non-Violence Day. For the birthday, the Dalai Lama commented that non-violence is always important in our day to day lives, not just around the world. Peace begins within, then at home doing what we can for ourselves, in the community, and then in the world I think.

  • Love Hate Relationships and the Hidden Bias in Compassion

    Have you ever had a love-hate relationship? A recent talk by the Dalai Lama captured on video focuses on defining genuine compassion and touches on the origins of love or hate in a relationship. I embed it here today where I am trying to focus on thoughts of a peaceful future.

  • Health Disorders or Society’s Disorders?

    I’ve been asking myself lately, what is a health disorder anyway? And is a drug always the right solution? When nearly everyone has the same problem, it might be called society’s disorder.

  • Entropy and Community – The Beautiful Paradox

    Why is it that things tend to fall apart, but people tend to come together? Entropy. Who’s not thought of it as an enemy from time to time? The nature of things, according to physics and experience too, is to tend toward disorder. You think you’ve got it set, and it falls apart. The library…