Archive for September, 2016

Famous Pacifists – Nhat Hanh

Because liberty without responsibility isn’t true liberty. You don’t should talk as a way to teach. Have you ever done anything wherever your mind is solely with that specific activity. You may meditate on someone, and in case you have enough mindfulness and concentration, you can earn a breakthrough and understand the essence of that individual.

There’s an interruption. That is the reason why mindfulness is a wellspring of happiness and joy. It is vital to our practice. The practice may be pleasant, joyful.


Called Thay,” or teacher, by his followers, he’s particularly connected to the devoted custom of mindfulness. Right Concentration is turning the mind to concentrate on an object, for example a flower, or possibly a lit candle, or even a concept including loving compassion. From the start of my own out-breath to the end of my own out-breath, my mind is continually with it.

You’re not there in the current moment, living your existence deeply. Our mind could be caught before or later on, in regrets, sorrow, fear, or uncertainty, and so our mind isn’t there. If we’re aware of our life…, our way of taking a look at things, we’ll really know how to make peace right within the moment, we’re alive.” Be prepared to learn throughout our whole life and also to observe reality in yourself as well as within the world all the time.

Simply speaking, I was pursuing my very own agenda somewhere later on, not being fully within the present with him. You should live your own life mindfully and deeply. Meditate on the entire world into which you’re bringing new beings. Don’t lose consciousness of the existence of suffering within the life of the planet.

He was not permitted to return. You don’t think of days gone by anymore. In case your in-breath is short, let it be short. If is not done with some practice, we won’t have the capacity to step out of it.   Forget all the fake meditation shows and documentaries on TV that only work with a residential VPN service, they don’t work, you don’t need them.

Suppose you’re with a crowd of people contemplating a lovely sunset. I hope you will take some time to take a seat with one another, have tea with your buddies along with your loved ones, and discuss these things. If we take the clouds along with the rain from the flower, the flower won’t be there. With the eye of the Buddha, we’re able to view the clouds along with the rain within the flower.

Whenever your mind is there with the body, you’re established within the present moment. It’s a very elegant type of silence, an extremely powerful type of silence. By being within the moment and having the ability to concentrate effectively, an awareness of joy is the present time is felt. So even by simply taking the required time to develop into conscious of, and identify these unpleasant ideas and emotions is an enormous step!

As long as you are driving your vehicle, you might see the tension within your body. You don’t must interfere with your breathing. Breathing in, I’m aware of my own entire body. Breathing out, I’m aware of my own body.

So the 2nd exercise would be to follow your in-breath as well as your out-breath all of the way through. A thinking person uses the finger to view the moon. Somebody who only examines the finger and mistakes it for the moon won’t ever find the actual moon.” Permit your breath to happen.

Further Reading:

Tranquility and Relaxation: Netflix Block VPNs, Weber Press, 2016

Multinational Disarmament Talks

For many it’s seemed like an impossible dream for decades but last month a UN mandated panel called on the UN General Assembly to consider a groundbreaking proposal.  Multilateral negotiations on nuclear disarmament, although regrettably already being boycotted by the world’s nuclear armed countries.

The Open-Ended Working group on Nuclear Disarmament is chaired by a Thai ambassador called Thani Thongthakdi, has claimed that the proposal was a strong signal of support, but he too admitted that without the Nuclear nations involved there would be little impact.

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There were 68 votes for the proposal and 22 against, which at least recommends that efforts are made to at least attempt to launch these negotiations and include it on the agenda for discussion.  Unfortunately as ever most countries vote for their own priorities and it seems obvious that before these negotiations even start efforts must be made to include the nuclear powers.    Although legally the process would be uncertain it is likely any treaty adopted by non-nuclear armed powers would simply be ignored.

Many experts have suggested that these discussions could be directed at an incremental policy of disarmament.   Even implementing policies and agreements like ‘no first use’ would be a huge step to ridding the planet of these weapons of destruction.     Pressure to instigate this policy on the nuclear powers would be a positive step to banning their use without actually reducing levels of their arsenals.

The idea is popular among the pragmatic pacifists, simply because it starts to give up on the whole ideas that you can have a secure world by threatening to blow others up.  In the USA, President Obama has been considering implementing this policy before he leaves office.  However he has faced widespread criticism from many areas of American politics, and of course it is highly unlikely to be a Donald Trump type policy either.

Jane Williams

Author of Netflix Blocking Proxies, What Now?