Month: August 2007

Extreme Videos: Kiwi and Rollerman

Reading Time: < 1 minute Two videos from YouTube, both extreme in their own way. The first video is from Jean-Yves Blondeau, a.k.a Rollerman, the owner and inventor of the world’s only 31-wheel roller super suit. Link to video on YouTube, here. The second video “Kiwi” is an animation about a Kiwi – a type of bird that cannot fly,…
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Potentialities: Borne Along the Stream of Time

Reading Time: < 1 minute Jung’s commentary on The Golden Flower: “Now and then it happened in my practice that a patient grew beyond himself because of unknown potentialities, and this became an experience of prime importance to me.  In the meantime, I had learned that all the greatest and most important problems of life are fundamentally insoluble.  They must…
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The Integral Vision

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ken Wilber’s latest book was just released last Tuesday (August 14th). The Integral Vision appears to be Integral for the masses. This great book, a little over 200 pages, is filled with some great illustrations and covers almost all aspects of Integral Philosophy. I would probably recommend this as the first intro book for digging…
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Nature, Personality and Actualization

Reading Time: < 1 minute More Jungian wisdom: “To the extent that a man is untrue to the law of his being and does not rise to personality, he has failed to realize his life’s meaning.  Fortunately, in her kindness and patience, Nature never puts the fatal question as to the meaning of their lives into the mouths of most…
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Mind Maps and Notetaking

Reading Time: 2 minutes Brad Isaac from Achieve IT! recently posted an article on LifeHacker on using mind maps for meeting notes. I think its great to start seeing mind mapping becoming more popular, especially via LifeHacker. As everybody who reads my blog knows, I’m a huge mind mapping fan. Using mind maps for taking notes is definitely one…
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UFO Sighting

Reading Time: < 1 minute Is this a fake, a sign of the true coming of our reptilian overlords, or a viral marketing campaign for Halo? You decide! 😉

Lucid Chat – In Memoriam

Reading Time: 2 minutes In honor of its 10th year, I finally decided to officially retire the original site. Lucid Chat hasn’t been actively developed since 2000, and I figured it was time to focus on other projects. Although the site is still up (and probably will be for some time), I’ve put a memorial page in it’s…
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National Treasure: Book of Secrets

Reading Time: < 1 minute Coming right on the heels of my post on money and the possibility of conspiracy, this post seems appropriate. The complete trailer for the upcoming sequel to National Treasure has been posted on Youtube. “Treasure hunter Benjamin Franklin Gates (Cage) looks to discover the truth behind the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, by uncovering the mystery…
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How Money "Really" Works

Reading Time: 2 minutes Thanks to ~C4Chaos, I discovered a great article and video detailing the history of banking and the Federal Reserve System. The Money Masters – How International Bankers Gained Control of America “The powers of financial capitalism had a far-reaching plan, nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private … all…
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