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Son of Groucho

Son of Groucho

Scottish people mechanic and photography fanatic.
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The 14 Habits of Highly Miserable People | Alternet -
The 14 Habits of Highly Miserable People | Alternet
"Most of us claim we want to be happy—to have meaningful lives, enjoy ourselves, experience fulfillment, and share love and friendship with other people and maybe other species, like dogs, cats, birds, and whatnot. Strangely enough, however, some people act as if they just want to be miserable, and they succeed remarkably at inviting misery into their lives, even though they get little apparent benefit from it, since being miserable doesn’t help them find lovers and friends, get better jobs, make more money, or go on more interesting vacations. Why do they do this? After perusing the output of some of the finest brains in the therapy profession, I’ve come to the conclusion that misery is an art form, and the satisfaction people seem to find in it reflects the creative effort required to cultivate it. In other words, when your living conditions are stable, peaceful, and prosperous—no civil wars raging in your streets, no mass hunger, no epidemic disease, no vexation from poverty—making... more... - Son of Groucho from Bookmarklet
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Buddhist Extremist Cell Vows To Unleash Tranquility On West | The Onion - America's Finest News Source -
Buddhist Extremist Cell Vows To Unleash Tranquility On West | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
"WASHINGTON—In a 45-minute video posted on Tibetan websites Thursday, Tsuglag Rinpoche, leader of the Buddhist extremist group Kammaṭṭhāna, threatened to soon inflict a wave of peace and tranquility on the West. Speaking in front of a nondescript altar surrounded by candles, burning sticks of incense, and a small golden statue of the Buddha, Rinpoche did not specify when or where an assault of profound inner stillness would occur, but stated in no uncertain terms that the fundamentalist Buddhist cell plans to target all Western suffering. “In the name of the Great Teacher, we will stop at nothing to unleash a firestorm of empathy, compassion, and true selflessness upon the West,” said Rinpoche, adding that all enemies of a freely flowing, unfettered state of mind will be “besieged with pure, everlasting happiness.” “No city will be spared from spiritual harmony. We will bring about the end to all Western pain and anxiety, to all destructive cravings, to all greed, delusion, and... more... - Son of Groucho from Bookmarklet
This was cuter a year ago, but even then... I guess the threat to the West is silly enough, though. - Eivind from Android
Still makes the point that if the World was full of atheists and Buddhists it would be a much happier place. - Son of Groucho
Well... not entirely true. Buddhists can be a pain as well: - rönin
And a lot of atheists are self admiring haters too. - ؛ patrick
I thought the "Buddhist bin Laden" front cover of Time would have put a dent in the myth. I guess they have some ways to go to catch up with the monotheisms, though. - Eivind from Android
A VERY long way! - Son of Groucho
Buddhaimonia - The Ultimate Guide to Meditation -
Buddhaimonia - The Ultimate Guide to Meditation
"What is meditation? Why should I meditate? Exactly how do I meditate? Isn’t it just for hippies? Learn the answers to those questions and more in this comprehensive guide." - Son of Groucho from Bookmarklet
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