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Tremendous talk by philosopher Stephen Cave VIVA! TED! VIVA! The 4 stories we tell ourselves about death [13mins] [TEDxBratislava – Filmed Jul 2013] http://www.ted.com/talks/stephen_cave_the_4_stories_we_tell_ourselves_about_death & if you don’t want to watch you can read his talk… Transcript “I have a question: Who here remembers when they first realized they were going to die? I do. […]


“Ultimately, we are responsible for our own destiny. It may seem to us that our fate is predetermined, whether by our genes or by our environment. What really matters, however, is how we can improve ourselves from this moment forward, how we can change the circumstances that we find ourselves in. This enormous transformative force […]


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Daisaku Ikeda Photo: Ellis? – Red Bull BWA [est. 18- 20m wave – this is the v top of it!]


“When we draw strength from within, our outlook undergoes a dramatic transformation; everything around us looks completely different. To be strong–that is the key to happiness.” Daisaku Ikeda DAILY INSPIRATION


“One of my favorite Argentine poets, the great educator Almafuerte (1854-1917) wrote: “To the weak, difficulty is a closed door. To the strong, however, it is a door waiting to be opened.” Difficulties impede the progress of those who are weak. For the strong, however, they are an opportunity to open wide the doors to […]


Life may be more akin to a series of meets than a single marathon. You can lose a race here or there, as long as you win in one contest, in one area. All the struggles you endured will become a prized investment in your own person. DAISAKU IKEDA DAILY QUOTE


The champions of human rights inevitably face persecution from the entrenched authorities and the powers that be. This is a constant of history; it is inescapable. All victories for human rights have been won as the fruit of such struggles. Therefore, it is necessary to always view things from a long-range perspective. By so doing, […]