Month: December 2020
The triple filters of Socrates

The triple filters of Socrates

Already last month, I was writing about Socrates - the wisest man in Greece (interestingly enough, the Oracle did not mention women). Socrates is also seen as the source for an approach to conversations - and to silence -, which is very useful if regularly applied...

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Breath – The new science of a lost art (James Nestor)

Breath – The new science of a lost art (James Nestor)

The fact how little attention people pay to how they breathe in their daily lives repeatedly surprises me. So, it was a surprise in the other direction when a book with the title “Breath“ made it onto the bestseller lists of the Sunday Times, the New York Times, and...

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Sanskrit is a form of yoga – for the mind

Sanskrit is a form of yoga – for the mind

This heading might surprise you - what does yoga have to do with Sanskrit? In the West yoga is often seen as training for the belly, legs, and butt. Sanskrit is the language in which the majority of the old Indian literature was composed, but these days, it is no...

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