Saturday, September 12, 2015

Via WGB: New York Man Accused of Torching Gay Pride Bench

Police say they've have charged a 47-year-old man with a hate crime for torching an outdoor bench that had been painted in rainbow colors by members of a northern New York group to show support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Authorities in Ogdensburg say Francis Solis was charged Wednesday with arson and criminal mischief as a hate crime. Full story here!

WGB :: I am so glad he got caught but I am not surprised he did this after reading THIS ARTICLE.

Real Time with Bill Maher: Kim Davis Controversy – Sept. 11, 2015 (HBO)

Via Lizzy the Lezzy / FB:

Via Sri Prem Baba: Flor do Dia- Flor del Día - Flower of the Day 12/09/201

Project Everyone - Metas Globais
"Uma completa renovação na educação se faz necessária, pois é através dela que um novo ser humano, mais consciente e responsável, surgirá. A criança é sábia e traz com ela dons e talentos a serem compartilhados com o mundo. Nós precisamos criar espaço para que isso aconteça, incentivando o empoderamento da criança. Para isso, uma educação baseada em valores humanos espirituais precisa se tornar política pública.”

Project Everyone - Global Goals
"We are in need of a complete educational reform, for it is through education that a new kind of human being will emerge, more conscious and responsible. Children are wise; and they bring to the world gifts and talents to be shared. We need to create space for this by encouraging people to empower children. For this to occur, an education based on spiritual human values must become public policy."

Project Everyone - Global Goals
"Una completa renovación en la educación es necesaria, ya que es a través de ella que un nuevo ser humano, más consciente y responsable, surgirá. El niño es sabio y trae dones y talentos a ser compartidos con el mundo. Precisamos crear espacio para que esto suceda, incentivando el empoderamiento del niño. Para ello, una educación basada en valores humanos espirituales precisa convertirse en política pública.”

Via Te Greko - konstantin dimopoulos / FB:

Konstantin Dimopoulos’s The Barbed Wire Buddha is a fresh addition to his thought-provoking public art interventions in urban and landscape environments, yet it is not simply just a tool for public engagement. The sculpture also raises key formalist art questions of materiality and technique. At Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney Contemporary.

Today's Daily Dharma: Violence Begets Violence

“Hostilities aren't stilled through hostility, regardless. Hostilities are stilled through non-hostility: this, an unending truth.”
—Shakyamuni Buddha, "September 11: Practice and Perspectives"
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Today's Daily Dharma: Doubt Brings Depth.

“Doubt in itself is not [a] problem. The problem comes from identifying with the doubting 'me' and believing that this is who we really are. But if seen for what it is, doubt can even be a positive force in practice. Provided we don’t get lost in the negative beliefs that arise with it, it can lead to a deepening of our quest.”
—Ezra Bayda, "Breaking Through"
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