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What The Bleep
Do We Know & The Evolution Of Mankind
Purchase the DVD: WhatTheBleep.com
"We can all agree that there is an
interesting phenomenon occurring throughout our globe.
Children have been arriving with more enlightened minds for the last
40 years, but it is now happening at an accelerated rate. We
sometimes call these children ADD or try to find other words to describe
why they are different in their learning and in their behaviors.
Certainly many children have true learning disabilities but it is
also very certain that many children are arriving at a much higher level
of consciousness. They communicate in a much quicker fashion, some needing very few words. They have a "knowing" of social
and global consequences that many work for years to sort out. Together they collectively have the power to shift our world
There is much information on the web about Indigo children, and
Rainbow children, so please use your own heart and sacral chakra in choosing
what you wish to believe.
is the video "What The Bleep Do We Know", which reflects
many of my thoughts regarding our reality, and the idea of our existence.
I was so delighted when this movie came out because it mainstreams
the idea of science and spirituality embracing. Much of the
information in this film is quite simple for Indigo Children.
I hope that the movie can help others to better understand them and
the "new" reality. Enjoy it as I did."
THE BLEEP DO WE KNOW?!" is a new type of film. It is part
documentary, part story, and part elaborate and inspiring visual
effects and animations. The protagonist, Amanda, played by Marlee
Matlin, finds herself in a fantastic Alice in Wonderland experience
when her daily, uninspired life literally begins to unravel,
revealing the uncertain world of the quantum field hidden behind
what we consider to be our normal, waking reality.
She is literally plunged into a swirl of chaotic occurrences, while
the characters she encounters on this odyssey reveal the deeper,
hidden knowledge she doesnít even realize she has asked for. Like
every hero, Amanda is thrown into crisis, questioning the
fundamental premises of her life Ė that the reality she has
believed in about how men are, how relationships with others should
be, and how her emotions are affecting her work isnít reality at
What The Bleep Do We Know?
1 hr 48 min 22 sec
say I Can't again! "What?!?", you say?
That's Right, Anything Is Possible!! Watch the Video!
In physics, wave-article duality holds
that light and matter can exhibit properties of both waves and of
particles. It is a central concept of quantum physics.
Through the work of Albert Einstein, Louis de Broglie and many
others, it is now established that small objects, such as atoms,
have both wave and particle nature, and that quantum mechanics
provides the over-arching theory resolving this apparent paradox.
"Black Hole Simulator" was created by Andrew Hamilton, an
astrophysicist at the University of Colorado, for the Denver Museum
of Nature and Science.
Huston Smith as interviewed by
Huston Smith is Thomas J. Watson Professor of Religion and Distinguished Adjunct
Professor of Philosophy,Emeritus, at Syracuse University.
Another Point Of
Steps Towards Reinventing The World <~~:
Click the link above to
visit an excellent site
that explores hope for our future, our prosperity and global harmony
through the use of innovative design.
William McDonough & Michael Braungart
Below is a letter from James Twyman,
author of many books about Indigo Children.
from James Tyman:
400 theaters and churches around the world will host screenings of
the new documentary "The Indigo Evolution" this weekend,
and judging from the several showings I've attended in Australia --
THIS IS THE MOVIE MANY OF YOU HOPED FOR LAST YEAR. The response has
been overwhelming, and we hope you get the chance to attend a World
Indigo Day event near you so you can experience it for yourself. To
see where The Indigo Evolution is playing near you, simply go to: www.theindigoevolution.com.
This is not only the most complete exploration of the Indigo
phenomenon to date, but also a profound declaration of a New
in the celebration this weekend!
view clips of the film, please go to the website today. Most of all,
help us spread the word.
Buddhist Principles for Relationship
Adapted from How to Be an Adult in Relationships, by David
Richo (Shambhala, 2002).
The great Tibetan Buddhist teacher Geshe Langri Tangpa designed these
teachings in the twelfth century, but they are still potent and
helpful today as guides for human behavior, and for learning to relate
to and love others unconditionally.
love is other-concerned, has no hierarchy, and does not cherish
self-vindication, these teachings may be used as wise guides for
intimate relating. You can read these eight simple teachings aloud as
meditations, if you like:
I consider all beings precious.
I always respect others as superior while attaining self-esteem.
I face my inner darkness and turn it to good.
I be moved with compassion for the pain behind the spite others may
I am hurt by others, may I forego retaliation while always fighting
I reckon those who betray me as sacred teachers.
I offer joy to all beings and secretly take on their suffering.
all beings and I be free from ego concerns of loss and gain.
January 29, 2006~~The New York Times
Climate Expert Says NASA Tried to Silence Him~by Andrew C. Revkin
The top climate scientist at NASA says the Bush administration
has tried to stop him from speaking out since he gave a lecture
last month calling for prompt reductions in emissions of
greenhouse gases linked to global warming.
The scientist, James E. Hansen, longtime director of the
agency's Goddard Institute for Space Studies, said in an interview
that officials at NASA headquarters had ordered the public affairs
staff to review his coming lectures, papers, postings on the
Goddard Web site and requests for interviews from journalists.
Dr. Hansen said he would ignore the restrictions. "They
feel their job is to be this censor of information going out to
the public," he said.
I see myself in
and I see all
species in me.
~~Thich Nhat Hanh
To Get A Cat?
January 2, 2006, Columbus, Ohio
Police aren't sure how else to explain it. But when an
officer walked into an apartment Thursday night to answer a 911
call, an orange-and-tan striped cat was lying by a telephone on the
living room floor. The cat's owner, Gary Rosheisen, was on the
ground near his bed having fallen out of his wheelchair.
said his cat, Tommy, must have hit the right buttons to call 911.
know it sounds kind of weird," Officer Patrick Daugherty said,
unsuccessfully searching for some other explanation.
said he couldn't get up because of pain from osteoporosis and
ministrokes that disrupt his balance. He also wasn't wearing his
medical-alert necklace and couldn't reach a cord above his pillow
that alerts paramedics that he needs help.
said police received a 911 call from Rosheisen's apartment, but
there was no one on the phone. Police called back to make sure
everything was OK, and when no one answered, they decided to check
when Daugherty found Tommy next to the phone
got the cat three years ago to help lower his blood pressure. He
tried to train him to call 911, unsure if the training ever stuck.
phone in the living room is always on the floor, and there are 12
small buttons ó including a speed dial for 911 right above the
button for the speaker phone.
my hero," Rosheisen said
One act of pure love in
saving life is greater than spending the whole of oneís time in religious
offerings to the gods.
thighs just by breathing?
It's no myth: Just
relaxing, breathing with your eyes closed and belly soft, helps you
to center yourself and turn off the mechanisms that increase
appetite and cause you to gain weight.
Sitting comfortably and focusing on the breath is actually a form of
meditation. While you won't burn many calories, the practice allows
you to filter out toxic chemicals directly related to the thickening
of your waistline.
When you're stressed, your breath accelerates and races high in the
chest, rather than low in your abdomen, where it resides when you're
relaxed. In response, your adrenal glands pump out hormones to
manage your anxiety, flooding the bloodstream with toxins and
increasing muscle tension. The end result: a bigger appetite and
buildup of abdominal fat. Ironically, weight-loss plans, including
excessive dieting and physical training, also cause stress.
Here's how to do it:
-- For 20 minutes a day, sit quietly and listen to your breath. If
you get distracted, let the thoughts pass and go back to your
breath. Begin by exhaling all the air from your lungs and then
breathing in through the nose. Inhale for a count of 10, hold for 10
seconds, then exhale slowly through the nose for another 10 seconds.
Complete five cycles and feel yourself decompress.
-- Start each meal with five deep breaths and a mindful meditation
about what you hope to achieve -- nourishment, wellness and a
thinner you. --Amy Paturel
Just Do It!:
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the
things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the
bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your
sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
A nice meditation-take a break
from your hectic day:
minute guided Buddhist meditation
How to avoid confusion:
the path it is important to be sharp yet inconspicuous. When you are sharp, you
are not confused by people; when you are inconspicuous, you donít contend with
people. Not being confused by people, you are empty and spiritual; not
contending with people, you are serene and subtle.
wise. Treat yourself, your mind, sympathetically, with loving
kindness. If you are gentle with yourself, you will become
gentle with others.
Wolf Do You Choose?:
An old Grandfather said to his grandson, who came to
him with anger at a friend who had done him an injustice...
"Let me tell you a story. I too, at times, have felt great hate
for those who have taken so much, with no sorrow for what they do.
But hate wears you down, and does not hurt your enemy. It's like
taking poison and wishing your enemy would die."
"I have struggled with these feelings many times. It is as if
there are two wolves inside me; one is good and does no harm. He
lives in harmony with all around him and does not take offense when
no offense was intended. He will only fight when it is right to do
so, and in the right way.
other wolf... ah! The littlest thing will send him into a fit of
temper. He fights everyone, all of the time, for no reason. He
cannot think because his anger and hate are so great. It is helpless
anger, for his anger will change nothing."
it is hard to live with these two wolves inside me, for both of them
try to dominate my spirit."
The boy looked intently into his Grandfather's eyes and asked,
"Which one wins, Grandfather?"
The Grandfather smiled and quietly said, "The one I feed."
-- -- A Native
American tale told many times around the Sacred Fire
words and thoughts should reflect your actions:
of us spend half our time wishing for things we could have if we didnít
spend half our time wishing.Ē
underestimate your ability.
-Geshe Chekawa, in Advice From a Spiritual Friend
and the Spider
During World War II, a US marine was separated from his unit on a
Pacific island. The fighting had been intense, and in the smoke and
the crossfire he had lost touch with his comrades.
Alone in the jungle, he could hear enemy soldiers coming in his
direction. Scrambling for cover, he found his way up a high ridge to
several small caves in the rock. Quickly he crawled inside one of
the caves. Although safe for the moment, he realized that once the
enemy soldiers looking for him swept up the ridge, they would
quickly search all the caves and he would be killed.
As he waited, he prayed, "Lord, if it be your will, please
protect me. Whatever your will though, I love you and trust
After praying, he lay quietly listening to the enemy begin to draw
close. He thought, "Well, I guess the Lord isn't going to help
me out of this one." Then he saw a spider begin to build a web
over the front of his cave.
As he watched, listening to the enemy searching for him all the
while, the spider layered strand after strand of web across the
opening of the cave.
"Hah, he thought. "What I need is a brick wall and what
the Lord has sent me is a spider web. God does have sense of
As the enemy drew closer he watched from the darkness of his hideout
and could see them searching one cave after another. As they came to
his, he got ready to make his last stand. To his amazement, however,
after glancing in the direction of his cave, they moved on.
Suddenly, he realized that with the spider web over the entrance,
his cave looked as if no one had entered for quite a while.
"Lord, forgive me," prayed the young man. "I had
forgotten that in you a spider's web is stronger than a brick
We all face times of great trouble. When we do, it is so easy to
forget the victories that Divine Energy would work in our lives,
sometimes in the most surprising ways.
Remember: Whatever is happening in your life, with Divine Presence,
a mere spider's web can become a brick wall of protection. Know
that Divine Presence is with you always. Take time to connect
with Divine Presence and you will see The Great Power and
Love for you
We are blessed to be
here, now, as human beings that can bring love and compassion to all
the creatures we share this earth and universe with. Honor your
being and use it to do good. The spirit and mind are willing, and so
too, is the body
have been given the gift of guardianship and the responsibility of
voice for those who cannot speak for themselves. Be their advocate.
*Arctic National Wildlife Refuge*
December 21, 2005
Saving the ARCTIC REFUGE
is a victory for all Americans
effort to link Arctic
funding for America's troops and Hurricane Katrina relief, led by
Ted Stevens (R-AK) and bolstered by intense lobbying from the Bush
administration, failed in a cloture vote 44-56 (cloture requires 60
votes). We applaud those Senators who refused to let drilling
manipulate them and the democratic process. The vote
reaffirmed the Senate's role as a deliberative body, not a place
unrelated and controversial issues are tacked on to any bill.
Senator Stevens -- the man
behind the $450 million
nowhere" tried to pass a bill that
state and the oil industry at the expense of Americans. In 2005 the oil industry
made billions in record profits, carved out billions more in
subsidies, and then lied to Congress. Americans know
drilling wouldn't put a dent in our dependence on foreign oil,
nothing to strengthen national security, and wouldn't save
money at the pump.
A recent report from the U.S. Department of Energy's own Energy
Administration (EIA) estimates that 20 years down the road,
Arctic Refuge oil would be at or near peak production, gas prices
only be affected by about a penny per gallon. The United States sits
just 3 % of the world's known petroleum reserves. Government
indicate that there is less than a year's supply of oil in the
National Wildlife Refuge, and even the oil industry admits it would
years to make it to US markets
Old Woman In The Cave
story told by Chief Lost Feather is similar to a legend that is
recorded among the Sioux. Although the Sioux are generally
associated with peoples originating around the Ohio River basin and
the Great Lakes, they were related to tribes that migrated
extensively throughout the central plains area from Arkansas to
Both the Quapaw and the Osage belonged to the Siouan language group,
which presents the possibility that visitors from one of these
tribes could have introduced the story in the Hot Springs area where
it became associated with West Mountain.
secret, mystic cave hidden somewhere on West Mountain has been the
home for many centuries of an old woman who lives there with her
The old woman spends her time diligently weaving a beautiful rug
from pine needles that she has collected in the forest. Her dog
spends his time napping in a corner of the cave and watching his
mistress through narrow slits in his eyes.
From time to time, the old woman lays down her rug and goes to stir
the soup she keeps cooking in a clay pot over a fire at the mouth of
the cave. When she does this, the dog creeps out of his corner and,
taken the rug in his jaws, shakes it until he has unraveled a part
When the old woman returns to her work, she patiently tries to
restore the damaged rug and resumes her weaving, but soon she must
again attend to the soup that boils in her pot. Each time she leaves
the rug, the sly old dog again ravels as much or more than she has
been able to complete at the last sitting.
Thus, down through the years, the two have continued their ritual of
weaving, raveling, and reweaving, but the rug never grows any
larger. This is a good thing, for if ever the rug is finished, the
world as we know it will come to an end.
The Old Woman in the Cave contains an element found in other stories
about the area surrounding Manataka (Hot Springs).
The story says there is a secret, mystic cave hidden somewhere on
the mountain. References about a such a cave are found
in many stories originating at Manataka (Hot Springs) and in stories
about this place found among tribes across the country.
It is told that there are a total of seven hidden caves located
inside the sacred Manataka Mountain. Some of the
caves were used for ceremonies where visiting tribes placed gifts to
the sacred mountain. The southern-most cave was used by
the Mayan and tribes from the Southwest. The northern-most
cave was used by tribes from the North such as the Lakota/Nakota/Dakota.
One of the caves was used by the Animal People to leave gifts and
perform their ceremonies. It is said the inside of the center
cave was pure crystal once visited by the Star People who left
messages embedded in the crystal stones.
Update on Organic Foods:
26th, the Agricultural Appropriations Conference Committee voted to
weaken the organic label. The decision to allow chemically derived
ingredients ó some without careful, independent review ó was
made even after members of Congress heard from more than 325,000 of
their constituents and more than 200 organic companies opposing this
In response, Consumers Union plans to mount a widespread public
education campaign to help consumers look for additional, meaningful
labels on organic food products, such as Ďno-synthetics usedí or
Ď100% grass fedí, so that American consumers can make informed
decisions about the products they purchase.
About getting fit, emotionally
to save yourself. Youíre the only one who will care enough, and go
through the effort to make the changes you need to make. Tell
yourself that youíre going to do what it takes to get healthy.
Tell yourself "Iíve eaten enough now, Iím full. I donít
need so much food." Tell yourself. "I can shift my mood, I
have taken enough hurt now, I'm full. I don't need so much
Tell yourself "I have to get up and be active today."
to every moment of every day, not just the beginning. Commit
to your lifestyle. Commit to saving you.