Pura vida means to live life with a deep appreciation for everything around you, despite your circumstances. It is the recognition that everything is full of life -- from a small frog, to a young kid on the street selling jewelry, and that everything is worthy of deep respect.
Thomas Nagel suggests as much at the end of Chapter 10, "The Meaning of Life," of his little introductory text, What Does It All Mean? (Oxford UP, 1987): If life is not real, life is not earnest, and the grave...
Brad Pitt may have spent a solid portion of the 1990s starring in hit movies and being married to one of the most beautiful women in the world, but that doesn?t mean he looks back on that time in his life with a particular fondness. In fact, he considers a solid chunk of that decade wasted to drug use.
Talk about enjoying the good life! Actress Sharon Stone was spotted enjoying her afternoon on Robert Cavalli‘s amazing yacht while in Cannes on Tuesday afternoon. I mean, you can’t be in the South of France and not check out your … Continue reading »
It wasn't something he expected to happen on such a dreary drizzly day, but he did, in fact, come to understand the meaning of life. And it wasn't one of those drunken enlightenments. No, this was the real thing.
R. Crumb talks about LSD, the meaning of life, and his favorite books in an interview earlier this month with Jon Longhi of Last Gasp Books in San Francisco.
What you mean you don’t follow in the Isle of Man’s Canada Life Premier League?! St George’s ended their treble-winning season with a 2-2 draw against Peel on Tuesday evening, and the match played witness to an incredible volley from Andrew Crennell. Crennell broke the deadlock in the 27th minute with a corner routine straight off the training [...]
If you want to party with Justin Bieber, you have to put your money where your mouth is. Meaning, of course, that you have to sign a release agreement that says you won’t disclose anything that goes on in his house and that you assume the risk of doing whatever “activities” are going on in the house. Show More Summary
10. See how high they can count. 9. Have their entire team take turns reading the NASCAR Rule Book to them… page by page. 8. Contemplate the meaning of life.
The Music Tapes started life as a creative outlet for the 16 year old Koster, who would create tapes of songs and stories, as means of escapism, which he would share with his friends, culminating in ‘The American Phoam Rubber Co. Symphony Orchestra Proudly Presents the 2nd Silly Putty Symphony for Edison Wax Cylinder’, which [...]
Today’s Oracle takes us to the Virgo weekly for July 25, 2003 The erratic and perhaps childish behavior of a partner may have you wondering about the meaning of life, but if you were to relax... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves Daily Astrology Blog for full links, other content, and more!
"The plain tea and light food of everyday life are the deep meaning of the Buddha's teaching and the instructions of the ancestors." -- Dogen, "Kajo" ("Everyday Life") Yesterday our Dogen class reviewed "Kajo," a fascicle of Dogen's Shobogenzo. Show More Summary
It's kind of a "That's no moon" moment in real life — a series of discoveries in the 1960s and 1970s led geologists to realize that most of Yellowstone National Park was one giant volcanic caldera. If you've seen the cable TV specials, you've probably come to the conclusion that an eruption of this supervolcano [...]
The "Internet of Things" is shaping up to be the buzzphrase of the year as more and more of our machines take off their dunce caps. But as history has shown us, a smarter gadget doesn't necessarily mean an easier life. Read more...
Selena Gomez may have told Chelsea Handler, David Letterman and numerous other people that she?s enjoying her life as a single woman, but apparently, that doesn?t mean she?s not in favor of occasionally reliving her past. Last night, the actress/ pop star/ fashionista hung out with former boyfriend Justin Bieber in Las Vegas.
The choice to get out of yourself and create a life of meaning.
Knowledge is a powerful thing. We can use it for greatness or use it against the natural order of the life that God has given us. That's with every single thing in life. Just because you know how to make a bomb, does not mean you have to use it to destroy others. Nope, even the "baddest" technology can be for a greater good. Read more...
Anderson Layman's Blog is a collection of treats. Today, tucked in with items on the meaning of life, you will find Dusty Springfield. You will smile.
Are you pissed off at Adobe yet? If the answer is yes, you're not alone. If you use at least one of the company's professional software packages derived from the late, great Creative Suite, your life is about to change. Some 14,600 of...Show More Summary
When "The Office" first started, it really was superb. In the beginning, we could all agree that it was great. It was our common denominator, something we all shared. I mean, remember watching Jim and Pam fall in love? I...