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The Listening Society

The Listening Society

Recently I started a bookclub with a group of friends and started reading “the listening society – a metamodern guide to politics” together. We have now met for the first time and had a good discussion about the first part of the book called: “the…

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Jonathan Livingston Seagull

Jonathan Livingston Seagull

I just re-read “Jonathan Livingston Seagull” by Richard Bach and i have to say that the book keeps amazing me in its simple profoundness. In particular in regards to my taiji practice the book inspires new thoughts on how to learn and develop skill. “He…

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Going to Pieces without Falling Apart

Going to Pieces without Falling Apart

Some of my favorite quotes from “Going to Pieces without Falling Apart” by Mark Epstein. This is one of the books that has inspired me the most to work with “letting go” and consciousness practices. “We are looking for a way to feel more real,…

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Zen Body-Being

Zen Body-Being

One of my favorite quotes from “Zen body-being” by Peter Ralston. The book is an easy read introduction to Cheng Hsin Body-Being work and deals with pursuing an effortlessly effective use of the body. “Your perception of the world around you is not necessarily the…

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Le petit prince – the fox

Le petit prince – the fox

My favorite passage from “Le petit prince” by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, dealing with the issue of domestication as a two-way process. It was then that the fox appeared. “Good morning,” said the fox. “Good morning,” the little prince responded politely, although when he turned around…

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