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Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 04-22-2010, 08:15 PM
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Re: More links...

If you are in a hurry:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/chademeng-tan/just-one-breath-a-day_b_479060.html

More about Meng:

http://www.chademeng.com/
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 04-08-2010, 07:30 PM
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Re: Mindfulness in Medicine (Alworth & SkepticDoc)

YouTube videos on Clinical applications of mindfulness:

http://www.youtube.com/user/FACESConferences#p/u/0/3L1iuXQuqes

FACES Conferences (http://facesconferences.com/)

"We are what we think....
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 04-07-2010, 04:12 PM
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Re: Mindfulness in Medicine (Alworth & SkepticDoc)

Mindfulness transcends any religious belief, you don't have to be a Buddhist to practice.

Maybe we should have another conversation to cover these issues, in a lecture in London, the Dalai Lama...
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 04-07-2010, 08:55 AM
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Posted By SkepticDoc
14 Mindfulness teachings

From http://www.iamhome.org/about.htm
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 03-26-2010, 08:21 AM
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Re: Mindfulness in Medicine (Alworth & SkepticDoc)

Scholarly journal:

http://www.springer.com/psychology/journal/12671
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 02-19-2010, 02:09 PM
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Posted By SkepticDoc
Re: The Mind

update:

http://www.theness.com/neurologicablog/?p=1596
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 01-13-2010, 04:08 PM
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Posted By SkepticDoc
More links, Peer-reviewed publications

Mindfulness Research Update 2008 (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2679512/?tool=pubmed)
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 01-01-2010, 02:14 PM
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Posted By SkepticDoc
Money

We all worry about it, how to get it, how to spend it, how to save it...

I have not had a lot of exposure to requests for donations for Buddhist organizations (probably prohibited by the Sangha...
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 12-16-2009, 05:53 PM
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Posted By SkepticDoc
Re: Mindfulness in Medicine (Alworth & SkepticDoc)

Happiness without meditation (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jedd2FiZTqM&feature=PlayList&p=467ED599B52E893F&index=9)
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 12-01-2009, 10:16 PM
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Posted By SkepticDoc
Re: Link to diavlog ...

Another link:

Center for Buddhist Studies at Columbia (http://www.cbs.columbia.edu/)

The podcasts are worth exploring.

And:

http://www.urbandharma.org/kusala/dad.html
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 11-29-2009, 08:48 PM
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Re: The Mind

The problem is that few people want to think about the hard decisions, even when they are infrequent.

This may shed some light on some of the issues:
...
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 11-29-2009, 01:29 PM
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Posted By SkepticDoc
Re: The Mind

Did you read Shermer and Novella's articles/blogs?
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 11-28-2009, 07:33 PM
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Re: Mindfulness in Medicine (Alworth & SkepticDoc)

I was struck by the story of the boulder and the silk cloth:

From Wikipedia:



A "little" more than the 6,000 years some religious fundamentalists in America accept...
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 11-28-2009, 01:44 AM
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Posted By SkepticDoc
Re: The Mind

From an Academic Neurologist (http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/?p=2838)
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 11-27-2009, 11:48 AM
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Re: Mindfulness in Medicine (Alworth & SkepticDoc)

OK! I will accept that I am "attached" to consciousness, there is so much I want to see and learn, I know my present lifespan is not enough to accomplish that.

I can always play this on my iPod...
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 11-27-2009, 07:22 AM
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Re: Mindfulness in Medicine (Alworth & SkepticDoc)

Are we just a jumbled collection of mass and energy particles that over billions of years organized randomly into what we are now?

I choose to hope there is something else, as you know, the levels...
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 11-26-2009, 11:48 PM
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Posted By SkepticDoc
Re: Mindfulness in Medicine (Alworth & SkepticDoc)

The link may be broken, I found this: Listening Circles (http://www.co-intelligence.org/P-listeningcircles.html) , is this what you are referring to?

We should not lump essential Buddhism with...
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 11-26-2009, 11:27 AM
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Posted By SkepticDoc
Re: The Mind

Lots of diavlog topics here, hint, hint...!

Hymn for Thanksgiving (http://gregmitchellwriter.blogspot.com/2009/11/for-holiday-beethovens-hymn-of.html)
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 11-26-2009, 10:11 AM
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Posted By SkepticDoc
Re: The Mind

Weren't Jung ideas an evolution of Freud's?

I only have a "pop culture" grasp of Psychoanalysis...

I enjoy reading some of Freud's work and his views on Religion and the end of his own life are...
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 11-26-2009, 09:54 AM
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Posted By SkepticDoc
Re: The Mind

Michael Shermer's article on the comatose man (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-shermer/the-coma-man-hoax_b_371269.html)

From "Psychology Today"...
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 11-26-2009, 09:49 AM
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Posted By SkepticDoc
Re: The Mind

You can watch the program, it was very good...

Since you asked nicely...

The program covers some of the differences between REM and non-REM dreams, consolidation of learning in non-REM,...
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 11-26-2009, 09:42 AM
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Views: 31,526
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Re: Mindfulness in Medicine (Alworth & SkepticDoc)

Sam Harris article touching on meditation (http://www.shambhalasun.com/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=2903&Itemid=247)

I cannot imagine of another "religious" publication giving a voice to...
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 11-26-2009, 09:16 AM
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Posted By SkepticDoc
Re: The Mind

Are Dreams another form of exercise for the Mind? (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/dreams/)
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 11-26-2009, 09:09 AM
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Posted By SkepticDoc
Re: Mindfulness in Medicine (Alworth & SkepticDoc)

I think the reference pertains to this:

Monad in Greek Philosophy (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monad_%28Greek_philosophy%29)

Leibniz monads (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monadology)
...
Forum: Apollo diavlog comments 11-25-2009, 09:18 PM
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Posted By SkepticDoc
Re: Mindfulness in Medicine (Alworth & SkepticDoc)

Another 100% agreement!

What if there is truly a multiverse, and the reincarnations are in other Universes too far away for us to be aware of each other and our other selves?

The Physical laws...
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