Posts in the Category: Philosophy

Jan
09

This 80 Year Old Man Has Not Taken A Bath In 60 Years. Just Wait Til You See Him… Whoa.

posted on January 9th 2014 in Philosophy & Photography with 0 Comments

This 80 year-old man looks like a troll or maybe a creature from The Lord of the Rings. His skin is scaly, you can barely see his eyes and he smells to high heaven. The reason for this is simple, he doesn’t have a skin disease or terrible condition: he has just refused to take a bath for sixty years. A Reddit user posted the gallery below. It’s hard to believe this is a real human being.

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Jan
25

How to be an explorer of the world

posted on January 25th 2013 in Books & Inspiration & Philosophy with 0 Comments

As a fan of guerrilla artist and illustrator Keri SmithWreck This Box set of interactive journals, part of these 7 favorite activity books for grown-ups, I was delighted to discover her How to Be an Explorer of the World: Portable Life Museum — a wonderful compendium of 59 ideas for how to get creatively unstuck by engaging with everyday objects and your surroundings in novel ways. From mapping found sounds to learning the language of trees to turning time observation into art, these playful and poetic micro-projects aren’t just a simple creativity booster — they’re potent training for what Buddhism would call “living from presence” and inhabiting your life more fully.

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Dec
20

¿Te atreves a soñar?

posted on December 20th 2012 in Animation & Illustration & Inspiration & Philosophy & Video with 0 Comments

<<…podría parecer miedo a lo desconocido, a perder lo que tienes… o peor, a perder lo que eres. Lo siguiente que tendrás que tener en cuenta es la “tensión emocional” y la “tensión creativa“. Operan como dos fuerzas opuestas: la primera tirará de tí hacia tu zona de confort, y la segunda te hará avanzar hacia el exterior. Para avanzar tendrás que conseguir que tu motivación salga victoriosa frente a tus miedos…>>.

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