QUOTES AND A CARNIVAL
â€œPeace is the highest value. If the peace has been shattered, how can one be content" Chapter 31, Tao Te Ching
â€œThe mark of a high-quality theory is that it doesent just answer the question in a round about way, it dissolves the question so that you wonder why you ever asked it in the first placeâ€ â€œLilaâ€, Robert M Pirsig
â€œWe still have to believe that play has a vital role in building a society for man, the eternal childâ€ Alvar Aalto, 1978
â€œIf the day ever dawns when science, art and religion become as one by recognizing each others facilities and qualities as different in reality, but really as reinforcing each other, we would then have something like the thing which is now missingâ€
Frank Llyod Wright
The scientists religious feeling take the form of a rapturous amazement at the harmony of natural law, which reveals an intelligence of such superiority that in comparison with it, all the systematic thinking of a human being is an utterly insignifigent reflection. This feeling is the guiding principle of his life and work Re, Einstein
â€œThe search for Gods design, the source of all true Art and Scienceâ€ Einstein
â€œWhy does the universe exist?, to know that would be to know the mind of Godâ€
Enter through the narrow gate for wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many find it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.
The Bible, Matthew 7.13
1-â€œMy uniform experience has convinced me that there is no other God than truth and the only means for the realization of truth is ahimsaâ€.(non-violence and part of Gandhis non-violent protest movement)
2-â€Those that say that religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion meansâ€.
â€œAutobiography, the story of my experiments with truthâ€- Mahatma Gandhi
â€œWisest is she who knows that she does not knowâ€ Socrates
â€œAlways look at things from the perspective of eternityâ€ Spinoza
â€œA sustainable society is one that satisfies its needs without diminishing the prospects of future generationsâ€ Lestor Brown
Man did not weave the web of life;
he is merely a strand in it.
Whatever he does to the web,
he does to himself. 1854, Chief Seattle
A holistic view of something is to see it as a functional whole and to understand the interdependance of all its parts accordingly. â€œThe Web of lifeâ€, Fritjof Capra
The richest man is not the one with all the money
He is the one who knows what to do with his free time
C/o Stanley matthews
sat 30th sep, dublin city carnival for a just world
passing on some info re the parade and protest for a just world in the streets of dublin, this is architectural, how a city is lived in and used by those that live there, it should be interesting, fun and most importantly be an act toward a peaceful and sustainable world.
On saturday the 30th of September there is going to be a Carnival against Global Economic Justice in Temblebar in solidarity with Prague events. It starts at 10:30am with eyewitnesses accounts of events in Prague, workshops and discussions about the IMF - reform it or get rid of it?, 3rd World Debt, environment etc.