The Practice of Not Thinking

'Oh dear, things just don't seem to go the way I want.' 'Come to think of it, the meal I cooked last night didn't turn out very well.' 'I'm starting to feel hungry.' It's only after acknowledging that we can't stop these distracting ...

Author: Ryunosuke Koike

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9780141994628

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

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THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER 'Practical and life-changing ways to get out of our heads and back into really living' YOU Magazine What if we could learn to look instead of see, listen instead of hear, feel instead of touch? Former monk Ryunosuke Koike shows how, by incorporating simple Zen practices into our daily lives, we can reconnect with our five senses and live in a more peaceful, positive way. When we focus on our senses and learn to re-train our brains and our bodies, we start to eliminate the distracting noise of our minds and the negative thoughts that create anxiety. By following Ryunosuke Koike's practical steps on how to breathe, listen, speak, laugh, love and even sleep in a new way, we can improve our interactions with others, feel less stressed at work and make every day calmer. Only by thinking less, can we appreciate more.
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The practice of thinking

The way you think is the way you live and Gys' point is spot on. Many people deny themselves the right to be, the right to live. As a consequence, they give the impression of not willing to think. But neuroscience proves that at any ...

Author: Marta Lenartowicz

Publisher: Lannoo Meulenhoff - Belgium

ISBN: 9789401480024

Category: Philosophy

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In a world that challenges us with ever more complex problems, it is the quality of our thinking that is a critical game-changer in the quest of creating a sane and abundant future. As individuals, organisations, societies, and cultures, we need to foster thinking that proves to be more insightful and farsighted than anything one would ordinarily expect - making it our new norm. We must learn how to mobilise and apply intelligence that is extraordinary - one that continuously exceeds its own limits. The new VUB School of Thinking is an experimental program with the mission of challenging us all to achieve just that. Deploying an innovative combination of mobilization methods, the program sets out to cultivate the cognitive strategies, practices, and habits that are the marks of exceptional thinkers. This book invites the public to join the School of Thinking students in their endeavour. The reader will find here a variety of interdisciplinary research articles and discussions that took place in the school. It's a rare peek into a lively academic project committed to taking seriously the 'Sapiens' in 'Homo Sapiens'.
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Dogen on Meditation and Thinking

Zen saying goes, the answer is “ever already” within the question (monjo no dōtoku).36 Just as the self is always questionable and ... Thinking and not-thinking as the two foci of zazen practice are dialectically related to each other.

Author: Hee-Jin Kim

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780791469255

Category: Religion

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Looks at Dogen’s writings on meditation and thinking.
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Thinking about Society Theory and Practice

I do not think that we can allow our judgments are merely a matter of taste for the simple reason that if we did we should have no grounds for believing J. S. is the greater of the two. On the absolute rights or wrongs of our judgments ...

Author: Ian Jarvie

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9789400954243

Category: Social Science

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I. C. Jarvie was trained as a social anthropologist in the center of British social anthropology - the London School of Economics, where Bronislaw Malinowski was the object of ancestor worship. Jarvie's doctorate was in philosophy, however, under the guidance of Karl Popper and John Watkins. He changed his department not as a defector but as a rebel, attempting to exorcize the ancestral spirit. He criticized the method of participant obser vation not as useless but as not comprehensive: it is neither necessary nor sufficient for the making of certain contributions to anthropology; rather, it all depends on the problem-situation. And so Jarvie remained an anthro pologist at heart, who, in addition to some studies in rather conventional anthropological or sociological molds, also studied the tribe of social scien tists, but also critically examining their problems - especially their overall, rather philosophical problems, but not always so: a few of the studies in cluded in this volume exemplify his work on specific issues, whether of technology, or architecture, or nationalism in the academy, or moviemaking, or even movies exhibiting excessive sex and violence. These studies attract his attention both on account of their own merit and on account of their need for new and powerful research tools, such as those which he has forged in his own intellectual workshop over the last two decades.
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Reports from Committees

-I do not think there is any on the continent ? -I think it would be for the relation between the alteration of the present convenience of foreign trade . practice of paying bills the day before they are 472. You said it would ease the ...

Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons

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Philosophical Thinking in Educational Practice

Just between you and me , I do not think that the central office knows whether or not our program should be changed . Regardless , what I want to learn from you is what we should do about the scores . Do we accept them as meaning that ...

Author: Robert D. Heslep

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 027595496X

Category: Education

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Designed for those wanting to be teachers, administrators, or other educational practitioners, this work shows how the study of educational philosophy should and can be of considerable practical value. The author provides students with a method--one of questioning--and a set of principles of moral agency for assessing the purposes and decisions of educational practice. Students can see the practical value of educational philosophy through case studies which include: a school district committee's efforts to write a mission statement; a disciplinary hearing for a middle school student; a teacher's instructional evaluation; a high school committee trying to reform an occupational studies program; and an elementary school committee examining how to improve students' academic performance. Each case study contains background information and a description of the facts of the case, an identification of the central topic, a specification of the features of moral activity that appear in the case, a questioning of the case from the standpoint of the generic norms of moral agency, and recommendations on what needs to be done in the case.
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Reports from Commissioners

Would not that be a rather hard case at think that people , however , are coming to understand this moment upon the ... any the student comes to the lectures of applied engineermanufactures , and there was no engineering practice ? ing ...

Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons

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ISBN: OXFORD:555101181

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First supplementary and second reports with minutes of evidence and appendices 1872 c 536

Would not that be a rather hard case at think that people , however , are coming to understand this moment upon the ... the student comes to the lectures of applied engineermanufactures , and there was no engineering practice ? ing ?

Author: Great Britain. Royal Commission on Scientific Instruction and the Advancement of Science

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ISBN: UOM:39015035506925

Category: Cultural policy

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The New South Wales Weekly Notes

Now it appears to me his not ; but cannot refuse to order the discharge . Honour had no right to refuse the application His Honour , the acting Chief Commissioner , until an examination had been held ; but I think consulted Mr. Henry ...

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Epoch

I do not prohibit it , but I Views of John C. Shaw , M.D. , Clinical Professor of Diseases of the Nervous advise moderation . But a man would be better off if he did ... I am inclined to think that will become harmed by the practice .

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