Search found 1066 matches
- Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:24 pm
- Forum: Lounge
- Topic: Human Nature, Politics, and Culture
- Replies: 78
- Views: 9835
Aside from science and mathematics, what elements of western culture are important to the human race: hypocrisy, perfected industrial genocide, rapacious capitalism, environmental and natural resource rape, child abuse? What noble attributes of western culture exist? Touché. It is easy to see why s...
Based on the various people I have met over the years, I find that those that are happy to be classed as "religious" have an air of stability and authority, whereas those that are "spiritual" have a tendency toward naïvety and self-centeredness.
I chose "other" because my drinking habits are such that to answer either "yes" or "no" would be misleading. I very seldom drink, and when I do, it involves such small quatities that any alcoholic effects are usually unnoticeable. I have been a strict teetotaller in the past, and intend to be again ...
I find that the posture I currently use (Burmese?) ends up placing a lot of weight on my ankles and seems to cause my lower legs to start going numb after about 20 minutes. I too sit in the Burmese posture, and this is exactly what I experience. These days I remedy this by assuming the half-lotus f...