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  1. Everyone post some favorite quotes!

    "I cried because I had no shoes until I met a man with no feet"
  2. Free hugs

    Does anyone here live anywhere near Lincoln and would be willing to participate in the Free Hugs Campaign? I had a bunch of people that I did it several times but as they've moved on with their lives I have been left with a distinct lack of supporters!!! It's such a rewarding experience.
  3. Tao Bums conspirators

    Lets all start the loving! I Love you, Please Forgive me, I'm Sorry, Thankyou
  4. Negative Ion Generators

    Just out of interest does anyone here own or used a Q-Link before? They seem pretty good but obviously I don't want to spend that much and find out it ain't all it's made out to be. If you're on a tighter budget (like me) then these are awesome. Cheers all
  5. Hello

    Lol! Hi Rain
  6. The Law of Attraction

    I was reading the thread discussing karma and ending up thinking about the Law of Attraction. Has anybody seen 'The Secret'? (Official Site) I watched it recently and ever since I have been trying to figure it out. I have heard that there is better material regarding the LOA but I have yet to come across any. Any thoughts?
  7. Everyone post some favorite quotes!

    From Dan Millman - Way of the Peaceful Warrior. (Also present in Anthony Robbins - Notes from a Friend) Just goes to show that what you originally perceive as a tragedy may end up being a blessing
  8. Smoking

    I've heard drinking lots of water or wheatgrass is an excellent alternative and can help people cut down/stop? Dunno how justified that is though..
  9. Smoking

    Yes! I love this Matrix-like argument about reality and perception. Reality is just determined by our senses and our perception of them. We could all just be some sort of elaborate experiment and the universe is a figurative petri-dish in which we reside! Lol. Anyway that is going off topic. I have never smoked but that is like what happened when I stopped eating sucrose (which for those who don't know is a highly addictive drug like nicotine - though obviously not as potent). And afterwards you feel brilliant!
  10. What are you listening to?

    Rob Dougan - Clubbed to Death 1 and 2
  11. Smoking

    I agree. Smoking is just another form of self - mutilation in my book but that is only when the individual in question knows about the biological reasons why it is so bad. I guess native American Shamans for example would not have access to this information and so they would believe (consciously and subconsciously) it to be something good...which, arguably would limit the damaging effects of the act of smoking.
  12. Of the top of my head, books that mean a lot to me: Dan Millman - Way of the Peaceful Warrior Dan Millman - No Ordinary Moments Zen - Alan Watts Anthony Robbins - Notes from a Friend Danny Wallace - Random Acts of Kindness/Join Me Bruce Lipton - The Biology of Belief OSHO - Intelligence, Intuition Eckhart Tolle - Practicing the Power of Now Sugar Blues - William Duffy
  13. Guns/Weapons etc

    When I was younger I used to be obsessed with guns. Not in a psycho sort of way but I just thought they were mesmerizing and uber cool! I joined the ATC (Air Training Corps) which, for those of you who don't know is like the prelude to the Armed Forces in Britain. For 2 years I stayed there and trained up, going up the junior ranks until the moment would come in which they would let me fire a rifle. (I had no previous experience with any form of gun/air rifle/bb gun or the like). The weapon I fired was a Cadet version of the SA80 L98, what British forces are currently using in Afghanistan/Iraq. The time finally came and I fired it on the ranges. It was thrilling and I couldn't get enough of it. It was only a considerable while after when I watched a re-run of Saving Private Ryan that I realised that this can't be a good thing. I made plans to join the Armed Forces after leaving school and completing my GCSE's. Not because I wanted to shoot people but in my mind it was the only option. My belief was that if other people are fighting for our country out there then why not I? Why should they have to fight yet I can stay? I stayed in this frame of mind for a while and it was severely damaging. The change came when I realised that to go to fight to save people was completely wrong. This kind of sums that up: "Why do we kill people who kill people to show people that killing people is wrong?" After this I looked at guns in a different way and I no longer enjoyed holding them. It's weird because I cannot fully explain it. Technically every single thing on this earth has potential to kill. A pen. A piece of paper etc. So I don't know why seeing a gun has such a strong effect on me. Unless it's because guns are subconsciously associated with death and violence etc and normal everyday items aren't...hmm Even when playing video games such as Halo now sometimes I get physically sick after pretending to kill people for too long. This is also probably something to do with the series of verbal assaults often experienced whilst playing online. "Get the f*** back here I'm going to kill you, you retarded b******!" So what I'm trying to say is that in my opinion guns are bad. And I would like to think that I could never kill someone (I phrase it like that because truthfully you never know what you will do in the future).
  14. Hello

    Hey everyone just joined. Rob - From England