This has real-world effects. Passion is a terrible curse. Behind the shining skin there is the raw flesh. The vital energy, the Veerya that supports your life, which is the Prana of Pranas, which shines in your sparkling eyes, which beams in your shining cheeks, is a great treasure for you.
My epistemic structure failed gracefully. An ugly woman appears very beautiful only in the eyes of her husband. To the first, I would point out that there is now strong evidence that pornography, especially violent objectifying pornography, very significantly decreases violence against women.
Can anyone honestly say that Trump or his movement promote epistemic virtue? Or maybe there will be some crisis and Trump will take what could have been a quickly-defused diplomatic incident and turn it into World War III. You can attain this supreme state only by leading a life of true Brahmacharya.
A Brahmachari should avoid looking at a woman with lustful eyes. When a man is excited by passion, the Prana is set in motion.
We as the new generation should do something to avoid this problem. This is incomplete Brahmacharya. Beware of these temptresses who entangle you by their blandishments. Be prepared to defend these things you have occupied, that you are building, because, after everything else has been taken from us, these reclaimed spaces are so very precious.
The logic escapes me here. However, we had no way of conceptualizing what was so apparent to us, what we knew was really happening. We also often find it difficult to separate race from class from sex oppression because in our lives they are most often experienced simultaneously.
The capacity may vanish, but the craving remains even when you have reached advanced senility. You will find in the Chandipath or Durga Saptasati: Through meditation, and by the development of positive qualities, through the Pratipaksha Bhavana method, all the negative qualities will die by themselves.
Otherwise, many Jivanmuktas would have cropped up quite easily, just as graduates from universities. A tree draws the essence or Rasa from the earth.
There will be no attraction. I try to concentrate as much of my social interaction there as possible. They are not, per se, going to free a polity from oppression or generate unrestrained social violence. As Patrick Higgins puts it: The synthesis of these oppressions creates the conditions of our lives.
What a sad state! We can start changing our perception of stereotypes. And he was pretty insistent on truth too: Wells Barnett, and Mary Church Terrell, and thousands upon thousands unknown—who have had a shared awareness of how their sexual identity combined with their racial identity to make their whole life situation and the focus of their political struggles unique.
What is beautiful for you is ugly for another. People are burnt by the fire of lust. But it could have been worse. The post World War II generation of Black youth was the first to be able to minimally partake of certain educational and employment options, previously closed completely to Black people.
Let it be granted that images can convey certain forms of knowledge quickly and easily—chiefly scientific knowledge, which is today the model of knowledge.
Moreover, one can never do with just a little technology. Postmodern critics ignore technological universalism and celebrate the play of difference—sometimes differences so minimal that they they make no difference or are indifferent—without noticing that real difference, which is individuality, is being eroded.
I am just trying to cultivate my garden. Do more Japa and meditation.There’s a difference between trying to negotiate on T-bills, which is ridiculous and unworkable, and prosecuting women who get abortions/encouraging reprisals against innocent civilians/censoring communications/using the courts to beat down your opponents, most of which have been hugely effective tactics for establishing political control at one point or other.
PUBLISHERS’ NOTE. Instincts and appetites form a part of all life on earth. Sense impulses and biological urges are common to animal and man alike.
The essays collected here [in Rendezvous With Oblivion] scan over many diverse aspects of American life, but they all aim to tell one essential story: This is what a society looks like when the glue that holds it together starts to dissolve.
This is the way ordinary citizens react when they learn the structure beneath them is crumbling. The Humanities in a Technological Society.
John Paul Russo* [From HUMANITAS, Volume XI, No. 1, © National Humanities Institute]. Physicists talk of two of the. The Case for Reparations. Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy.
Quick responses to several common arguments against immigration. For the Rule of Law to be present, The most plausible argument against liberalizing immigration is that immigrants will.Download