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Archive for February, 2010

The Art of Conversation by Tino Sehgal, now at the Guggenheim

February 27th, 2010

The Week is Link: 100 Free Documentaries

February 26th, 2010

100 science documentaries you can watch online for no charge, including Super Size Me, Who Killed the Electric Car?, An Inconvenient Truth and many, many more: Find the link here.

The Week is Link: Mindfulness with John Kabat-Zinn

February 19th, 2010

A lecture and guided meditation given at Google by Jon Kabat-Zinn.  I’ve watched this a few times and it’s very good.  At 70 minutes, it’s a commitment.

The Week is Link: I dig this site

February 12th, 2010

I just dig it.

Six Word Stories: Crisis and response

February 10th, 2010

A Gordian Knot of negative thoughts. Everything is impermanent, including our impediments.

The Week is Link: An End to ‘roided Patriotism

February 5th, 2010

An excellent article by William Astore on how to escape our fascination with cowboy-style patriotism.  An excerpt: In the HBO series The Sopranos, Tony (played by James Gandolfini) struggles with his own vulnerability — panic attacks caused by stress that his Mafia rivals would interpret as fatal signs of weakness. Lamenting his emotional frailty, Tony [...]

Groundhog Day, 2010

February 4th, 2010

Justin and I went to the Staten Island Zoo on a whim February 2nd, 2010 to check out New York’s Groundhog Day festival. Music by Frank Yankovic, the Pennsylvania Polka.

Six Word Stories: The Flaming Lips have the idea

February 3rd, 2010

All we ever have is now.