Philosophy

Video: Farrah Gray – Millionaire at 14

He rose from poverty to plenty. He became a millionaire by the time he was 14 year old. His interests today is in real estate brokerages, and a foundation to teach business skills to young people. He is also publisher of Inner City Magazine, and has coauthored his own book called Reallionaire. His picture is on a prepaid credit card. He received an honorary doctorate this year [2005] from Allen...

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Video: Will Smith on Tavis Smiley

We are who we choose to be. Wise words from Will Smith and this is the essence of what he’s trying to say in this video. I think his kids have things handed to them but Will Smith though is the way he is because he had to work his way up to where he is now. It took work and dedication. Smith says, ‘I will get off the treadmill after you get off first, or die...

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WikiLeaks

Wikileaks. Take a breath. Okay. Take another one. What is it about wikileaks that inspires an emotive response? Wikileaks has been covered in the news a lot, and unless you’ve been living a hermetic ala Thoreau lifestyle, you’ve heard about the organization. I mean, for crying out loud, you’re on the internet reading this, so you must’ve heard about wikileaks. Wikileaks is an organization...

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Buddhism Plain and Simple

While there are things that I didn’t like about the book, there were a bunch of good things I liked about the book. The book might have been a simplification of Buddhist teachings, but it didn’t seem simplified enough to me, but the thing is, it probably was. In the end though, the principle of becoming more aware and present which isn’t a principle at all is something that we...

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Feed your best life!

I love reading articles from Dumb Little Man for all the value they give out. They have tons of articles about motivation, self-help, etc, and I stumbled upon an article that I had saved a while ago to read later. Now is that later time, and there’s such a great story in the article that I’m going to copy it here. One evening, an old Cherokee told his grandson about a battle that goes...

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A Course in Miracles

This past Wednesday, February 25th 2009, I went to the Marianne Williamson lecture titled, “A Course in Miracles.” I went there as a part of the FIU Center for Spirituality and Religious Studies. Now while I’m not a part of the program, I am an FIU student that’s interested in many things, among them, the ideas behind spirituality. So as soon as we started, she had us...

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