Sunday, August 9, 2009

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Aug 09

Today’s Quote:

“Turn toward your pain. Enter it. Get intimate with it. Instead of rising above it, move through it, even if you’re on your hands and knees.”

— Robert Masters

Today’s Most Important Stories, Information & Links:

Dear God… Five Things Religion-Haters Should Know by Stuart Davis
“Meditation: The Dark Side” by Douglas Todd (Vancouver Sun)
Oral Sex In U.S. Has Led To A Dramatic Rise In Throat Cancer (WebMD)
U.S. Scientists Monitoring Shrinking Glaciers Report A Major Meltdown Is Under Way (CNN)
Sawlogs – A way to store, search, sort and share your dream journal
Should Parents Spank Their Kids? Probably Not, Task Force Concludes (Scientific American)
Dogs As Smart As 2-Year-Old Kids (LiveScience)
10 Foibles Of Being Human That Defy Explanation (New Scientist)

Today’s Recommended Book:

The Vanishing Face Of Gaia: A Final Warning by James Lovelock

New Additions To Website:

Top 10 TED Videos

Today’s Video: TED: Emmanuel Jal: The Music Of A War Child

For five years, young Emmanuel Jal fought as a child soldier in the Sudan. Rescued by an aid worker, he’s become an international hip-hop star and an activist for kids in war zones. In words and lyrics, he tells the story of his amazing life.

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