Links

Links to sites with lots of interesting reading material. And whatever else I feel like linking to.

Interesting articles:

http://www.steve-olson.com/the-secret-great-leaders-know-about-emotion/ – Great leaders accept their feelings and allow themselves to feel their feelings fully.

http://www.katinkahesselink.net/kr/love.html – The demand to be safe in relationship inevitably breeds sorrow and fear. This seeking for security is inviting insecurity. — It seems to me that one thing is absolutely necessary and that is passion without motive – passion that is not the result of some commitment or attachment, passion that is not lust. A man who does not know what passion is will never know love because love can come into being only when there is total self-abandonment. A mind that is seeking is not a passionate mind and to come upon love without seeking it is the only way to find it – to come upon it unknowingly and not as the result of any effort or experience. Such a love, you will find, is not of time; such a love is both personal and impersonal, is both the one and the many.

http://www.omalpha.com/jardin/krishnamurti-en.html – meditation

gay & bible thing
http://www.spring.org.uk/2007/11/i-cant-believe-my-eyes-conforming-to.php – I Can’t Believe My Eyes: Conforming to the Norm

http://www.spring.org.uk/2007/01/why-career-planning-is-time-wasted.php – The best strategy for career planning is this: make your best guess, try it out and don’t be surprised if you don’t like it. But for heaven’s sake don’t mention this in your interviews.

The Stanford Prison Experiment: A Simulation Study of the Psychology of Imprisonment – http://www.prisonexp.org/ – Our planned two-week investigation into the psychology of prison life had to be ended prematurely after only six days because of what the situation was doing to the college students who participated. In only a few days, our guards became sadistic and our prisoners became depressed and showed signs of extreme stress.
http://kfchildren.blogspot.com/2006/01/just-looking-for-way-out-education-and.html – Just Looking for a Way Out: Education and transcendence – how the structure and nature of American (and most) schooling makes us just want to get done.
http://www.cirp.org/library/legal/dwyer2/ – against parent’s rights – child’s rights instead
http://www.internetcampus.com/letter74.htm – The Ultimate Bottom Line in Life – The following concept is consistent with all major religions if your thoughts and actions in life demonstrate a total selflessness with respect to others… …you have arrived at the same non-dualistic realization that the devoutly religious are striving to reach with their lifetimes of prayers and religious studies.

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