... with you on your journey
a figment of his own imagination
we are all figments of our own imagination. that is why it is a good idea to cultivate that imagination. without imagination, we become trapped by knowledge and become intellectual casualties. imagination sparks within us adventure, courage, vision and compassion.
"i imagine, therefore i evolve!"
(... or at the very least, i imagine i evolve lol)
Some of my chronology:
|arrives on planet earth|
|- 1968||exists as introvert in many forms (and generally continues to do so)|
|1969||encounters Thomas Henry Huxley, Mr. Spock, Don Quixote who are to have profound influence on subsequent existence|
|1971||makes racket playing badminton and tennis|
|1972||becomes lacto-ovo vegetarian|
|1973||reads Aldous Huxley's Island and sees possibilities not visualized before|
|1977||starts teaching career in high school which lasts for 18 years and encompasses physics, math, special education, computer science (some students still serving long detentions)|
|1982||tries to send student to serve as proxy for marriage, but is unsuccessful and is forced to go himself|
|1987||arrival of first child, Pericles, who causes hectic household to settle down and think of things that really are important|
|1989/10/29||birth of son, Kyron- humbly accepts standing ovation from students at school for achievement two days later|
|1990||becomes strict vegetarian after going to local EarthSave presentation|
|1990/10/09||Pericles flies away out the door. We search for him in vain for months. Where are you my friend, or do you sit silently on my shoulder all these years?|
|1995||We all move to Vancouver Island in beautiful British Columbia.|
|1996||Towards Freedom is created|
|1997||receives new teaching assignment when Kyron chooses to home school till he is 20|
|1999 -||preparing to add more to this chronology|
what I like to do with those who let me:
the rest is left to the imagination ...
This is a tale about some interesting characters and their playing of that game of life.
The delightful Hindu story of a somewhat creative way to salvation.
An eternal story from the life of Buddha the Compassionate One.
A wise lesson poured out of a teacup.
A universal story from Hindu mythology about dharma.
An easy to understand article on the principles of food combining.
An article concerning the difficulties men have after reaching a certain age.
Should we help ourselves or should we help others?
A sparkling lesson in distinction.
The story of a car who flew again.
Seven words that inspire!
A simple easy-to-use approach to meditation.
A story to learn much from about the two yogis and the messenger of heaven.
An examination of whether what is natural is necessarily good.
An amusing story about how Gandhi taught himself an important lesson.
A most lucid account of the important role of physics with due respect to other 'sciences'.
A photo essay illustrating a particular paper folding technique.
A profound moment when Krishna teaches Arjuna on right conduct.
An amusing story about a wannabe holyman.
An instructive story from Ramakrishna about devotedly listening to God.
A model to be effected by oneself ... may be with a little help from some friends.
Managing your time has a lot to do with figuring out who you are.