It’s not a war, it’s a Catharsis. We are required to purify our Mind, i.e. the Body, the Brain and the Environment – together. Health, economic, financial, political, relathionship systems… all enlisted in this catharsis. In very difficult moments, a temporary antidepressant comes from seeing improvement opportunities. But it’s not enough. For a stable and embodied resilence, for remaining in motion, we need what’s missing in many changes: the ability to destroy harmful mindsets to give energy and space to new dynamics, preventing previous mistakes reoccurence. We are at stake and we need to urgently learn Shiva’s Dance (a simple poetic metaphor, here) for both destroying and creating – together; so not to waste this pain opportunity. If we don’t learn to “dance” this Shiva’s Dance, Nature will anyway – with us, indifferent to us or even without us. A connected dance, in which our true I is not only in ourselves, rather in our connections with humans, animals, plants, minerals, particles and their vibrations, dreams… Renaissance stemmed from 1348 Black Death. Let’s rebel to what was to be destroyed, without leaving a virus to decide what and how, and let’s bravely invest our creativity into a Renaissance 2.0 – destructor and creator! Here, a proposal with a “poetry-ballad”.
SOMETHING HAPPENS - when you live the Parmarth Niketan International Yoga Festival in Rishikesh! DISCOVER WHAT!
[version January 19th 2013] The right moment (kairòs) has come to say “Stop!” to the supposedly irreconcilable contrasts “Believers – Non Believers”, “Lay People – Religious People”, “Spiritual – Scientific” to leave room for and give time to the transversal Human Community of those who...ASK QUESTIONS (much more valuable than the different possible answers!) for finding NECESSARY UNIT!
[ version December 16th 2012] Happiness “suffers” -a lot!- but… from what? A poverty of Dreaming Spirit opposed to an abundance of Goods and Wellness for Human Beings belonging to “Opulent Societies” that abdicate the privilege of Dreaming… their own Dreams! How to improve the Happiness Formula in various aspects of our Activities, Relationships, Life – especially of the New Generations?
[December 23rd 2012 version] Left and Right parties, in Italy, today “are suffering”, and so does Politics - but... from what? A poverty of Dreaming Spirit, of “Spirit of the Time” (Zeitgeist) opposed to an abundance of Goods and Security for citizens that abdicate the privilege of Dreaming... their own Dreams! How to the solve “Easterlin Paradox” by improving the Social Happiness Formula of Citizens, of Workers, of the New Generations ?
[version March 5th 2013] Marriage today “suffers” and so does Love – but... from what? A poverty of Dreaming Spirit, a poverty of satisfactions in contrast with a richness of Goods and Safety for those Couples who renounce to the privilege of Dreaming... their own Dreams! How to improve the Happiness Formula of Love, of Marriage, of the Family, of the Kids? How to affirm the First Principle of Love and Intelligence: to want Happiness for the Other person?
[version December 16th 2012] How and why Work can even become a form of “Neo-Slavery” , when it could instead be its opposite: Play – like the gurus of “Creative Society” theorize...? Work “suffers” and so do the Companies but... from what? A poverty of Dreaming Spirit, a poverty of gratifications, in contrast with a richness of salaries for some who renounce to the privilege of Dreaming... their own Dreams! How to improve the Happiness Formula for Work, for Workers, for Companies, for Economy... ?
[version December 16th 2012] How and why the New Generation suffers – and from what? A poverty of Dreaming Spirit, a richness of (im)material Goods never seen before. A Generation passed from “uncertain means and certain purposes to (very) certain means and (very) uncertain purposes” (Aldo Bonomi) ! How to improve their Formula of Happiness...?
[Version October 27th 2012] Is there “something” specific that binds or separates us, a specific “pattern” that connects or dis-connects us…? This "us" does not refer only to me, to you, to humans… And does this "connecting pattern" play a necessary or, even, sufficient role in terms of securing my and your sustainable Happiness and psycho-physical Wellness as well as the Happiness and Wellness of Animate and… Inanimate Beings?! The first journey has already shown us that there is “something” that can make you free to experience happiness and wellness, and can also set you free from unhappiness and memes ("mental viruses”) that distort your mind and enslave you. This “something” could be… Dreams – Dreams capable of melding Science, through Complexity, with Spirituality! Here is the second journey towards “Scientific Spirituality”: a Path of Knowledge towards a necessary Unit and towards the resultant Existential Practices to live a sustainable Happiness. A Path of Knowledge about which Science can – and MUST! - say its own word.
[version December 16th 2012] "We are such Stuff as Dreams are made on” (Prospero, in "The Tempest" by W.Shakespeare)... and what if, in addition of being a beautiful poetic quotation, this were also true – physically?! And what if Dreams were, in fact, the expression of our true Stuff, i.e. the substance that connects and unites us to other Beings who “rebel” against Entropy: the Dreaming Spirit? Then Dreams would have a lot to do with our sustainable Happiness and Wellness, and would become the fundamental element of an Existential Practice for a sustainable Happiness, because they are not only one of the “ingredients” of a Placebo Effect but... they are indeed the Placebo Effect! Here is the third part of our journey towards "Scientific Spirituality": a Path of Knowledge towards a necessary Unit and towards the resultant Existential Practice for a Sustainable Happiness. A Path of Knowledge about which Science can – and MUST! - say its own word.
[version December 16th 2012] Unhappy “Happy” and happy “Unhappy”... how many times it happens to meet similar existential paradoxes, “unjustifiable” through the ordinary “net” of materialist, pragmatic, consumerist values...? A journey towards “Scientific Spirituality” starts from here: a Path of Knowledge towards a necessary Unit and the resultant Existential Practices for a sustainable Happiness. A Path of Knowledge about which Science can – and MUST! - say its own word.