Philosophy

Atheist and secular mythologies (Devdutt)

Submitted by John Graffio on Sun, 08/06/2017 - 12:38

Published on 6th August, 2017, in Mid-day

Many people believe that mythology ceased to be relevant after the arrival of , and the resulting rise of atheism. A new tool arose to distinguish between truth and false narratives — measurement,

Ekev (Because) Parsha – Weekly Torah Portion (Kabbalah)

Submitted by John Graffio on Sat, 08/05/2017 - 20:00

Ekev (Because) Parsha

Deuteronomy, 7:12-11:25
This Week’s Torah Portion | August 06 – August 12, 2017 – 14 Av – 20 Av, 5777

In A Nutshell

In the portion, Ekev (Because), Moses continues his speech to the people of Israel. He reiterates that

My Six Discoveries (Paul Ekman Group, LLC)

Submitted by John Graffio on Mon, 07/31/2017 - 10:25

One scientist. Six discoveries. Fifty-five years in the making. August 1, 2017 Number 1: Nonverbal behaviors provide accurate information. And it is not obscure; most people can derive at least some of that information with no trouble. It may be

A Purana for Muslims (Devdutt)

Submitted by John Graffio on Mon, 07/31/2017 - 08:38

Published on 30th July, 2017, in Mid-Day

Many Muslims in Tamil Nadu call themselves Marakkayar, which means seamen, a word that is derived from the Arabic ‘markab’. They believe their ancestors were Arab sea merchants who took Tamil wives, or

VaEtchanan (And I Besought) Parsha – Weekly Torah Portion (Kabbalah)

Submitted by John Graffio on Sat, 07/29/2017 - 20:00

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Deuteronomy, 3:23-7:11
This Week’s Torah Portion | July 30 – August 05, 2017 – 7 Av – 13 Av, 5777

In A Nutshell

The portion, VaEtchanan (And I Besought), repeats the prohibition that Moses was prohibited—to enter the land of

El cuento-enseñante (Idries Shah Foundation)

Submitted by John Graffio on Fri, 07/28/2017 - 10:39

Idries Shah y su revolucionaria contribución al cuento-enseñante

Por Robert Twigger

Traducido por Jason Webster

 

‘Dime un hecho y aprenderé, dime una verdad y creeré, pero cuéntame una historia y vivirá en mi corazón para siempre.’

Refrán americano nativo

The Teaching Story (Idries Shah Foundation)

Submitted by John Graffio on Fri, 07/28/2017 - 10:05

Idries Shah and his revolutionary contribution to the teaching story.

By Robert Twigger

 

“Tell me a fact and I’ll learn. Tell me a truth and I’ll believe. But tell me a story and it will live in my heart

Of food and faith (Devdutt)

Submitted by John Graffio on Thu, 07/27/2017 - 08:56

By Anuj Kumar 

Published on 26th July, 2017, in The Hindu

In the post truth world, does mythology matter? Always keen to explain myths, Devdutt Pattanaik is eager to take that. “Mythology was there before truth existed. In fact, truth