Posts Tagged ‘Powerful’

Could there be simple answers to the bullying situation that would assist victims to deal with these crimes of the heart, and often the body as well?

Everyone has strong opinions on what should be done. They range from threatening the kids, parents, teachers and administrators with any number of legal actions including prison, to changing schools and even relocating to new cities.

Even if all of these solutions take place, will this heal the hurt experienced by the one who was bullied? Of course not. Will it teach them what to do to assure these situations wont continue? No. So what can be done?

Ive seen what can happen in a persons life – beyond what we imagine is even possible – as Ive been teaching people about The Simplicity of Stillness for quite some time. In every age group, including the very young, when a person begins to practice this unique form of meditation – life shifts. I can hear some of you groaning now too simple too esoteric

Consider those times you didnt know what to do and were in a very challenging situation, when suddenly from somewhere inside – there was an answer and you knew exactly what action to take.

The infinite intelligence we connect with in Stillness has answers and once you know how to connect to this place consistently, there is an enormous amount of strength that opens, an inner knowing that provides a greater clarity than weve ever had before.

This is not something we are taught in school, and yet if it was, the bullies as well as the victims, would discover the inherent greatness that lies at the core of each human being, and we would see these threatening actions diminish as each person recognizes their true value.

My Dad was a bully, he put his fist through the only locked door in the house to teach me a lesson he obviously felt I couldnt learn in any other way. I left home that night. I was sixteen. The words he spoke actually caused more hurt than the burning wounds left from his belt. Years later I discovered his Dad had bullied him.

I lived with hate in my heart and no understanding of my self-worth into adulthood from my fathers bullying. I imagine he also experienced the suffering these unconscious acts always cause. Once this pain began to heal, I found the courage to do many things I never could have before, and I learned to appreciate each person for who they are and what theyve come here to contribute.

Parents and children can bring Stillness into their lives very simply. Today it can happen as easily as playing music from a Stillness Session CD before going to sleep at night. I know an 11 year old who plays it on her iPod, while her mom goes to sleep listening, they say it has shifted their lives and has opened better communication between them as well.
When we find courage from that well of power that lies within us, we grow from the knowledge that we can make good decisions on our own. Suddenly our child recognizes they have answers as well, and they want to share their ideas and hear our thoughts.

This alone could be life-altering as so many of the kids who are getting bullied or have committed suicide, stopped talking to their parents about their distress and the challenges they were facing.

Imagine what could happen if this simple practice was adopted in school systems today. Imagine what could happen if each person recognized the value we have to offer each other. Its a game changer one that has lasting results.

Hate, Anger, Cycles of Pain, Prison,… or Stillness, Clarity, Strength, Appreciation for Humankind Choose

Marlise Karlin is a spiritual teacher who offers people a profound connection to their essence through The Simplicity of Stillness.

In 2001, a series of profound experiences completely shifted Marlises perception of life forever. After a period of integration, Marlise was then guided to begin sharing this profound understanding with the world

For more information and to sign up for your FREE Stillness eCourse see http://www.marlisekarlin.com

What is the most powerful computer possible?

Links and References:
https://arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/9908043 (Ultimate physical limits to computation)
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/black-hole-computers-2007-04/ (Black Hole Computers)
http://www.top500.org/ (Top 500, a website dedicated to the most powerful supercomputers)
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/blogs/physics/2014/04/is-there-anything-beyond-quantum-computing/ (Is There Anything Beyond Quantum Computing?)
http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/news-blog/computers-have-a-lot-to-learn-from-2009-03-10/ (Human brain processing power)
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/08/130802080237.htm (Simulating a brain)
https://news.stanford.edu/pr/2014/pr-neurogrid-boahen-engineering-042814.html (Stanford bioengineers create circuit board modeled on the human brain)
http://www.pcworld.com/article/2032913/the-end-of-moores-law-is-on-the-horizon-says-amd.html (The end of Moore’s Law is on the horizon, says AMD)
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/601102/intel-puts-the-brakes-on-moores-law/ (Intel Puts the Brakes on Moore’s Law)
http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2015/02/intel-forges-ahead-to-10nm-will-move-away-from-silicon-at-7nm/ (Intel forges ahead to 10nm, will move away from silicon at 7nm)
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/602592/worlds-smallest-transistor-is-cool-but-wont-save-moores-law/ (World’s Smallest Transistor Is Cool but Won’t Save Moore’s Law)
http://computer.howstuffworks.com/quantum-computer1.htm (How Quantum Computers Work)
http://spectrum.ieee.org/semiconductors/devices/the-tunneling-transistor (The Tunneling Transistor)
http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/silicon-innovations/intel-14nm-technology.html (Intel 14nm process)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bLXHvH9s1A (Quantum Computing and the Limits of the Efficiently Computable – 2011 Buhl Lecture)
http://www.intel.com/content/dam/www/public/us/en/documents/pdf/foundry/mark-bohr-2014-idf-presentation.pdf (14 nm process Technology – Intel presentation)
https://physics.aps.org/articles/v9/49 (Viewpoint: Black Holes Produce Complexity Fastest)
https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn8836-black-holes-the-ultimate-quantum-computers/ (Black holes: The ultimate quantum computers?)

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Some of the footage was captured using Space Engine:
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Communication Skills – The six essential components you need to master in order to become a great communicator.

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Full Video Transcript Here:
http://www.actualized.org/articles/communication-skills

Video Summary:
Issues in communication can be devastating to careers and intimate relationships. Conversely, remedying communication issues will reap rewards for your whole lifetime. Six key areas sum up the most common failures that contribute to communication issues.

The six pillars of effective communication are: assertiveness, authenticity, open-mindedness, empathy, clarity and listening.

If you have something to say, say it assertively, so you will be taken seriously. Identify your values, boundaries, and own agenda, so that you can communicate them authentically. Smiling and being afraid to contradict someone may be interpreted as being inauthentic. Be open-minded to the positions of others, which helps you grow as a person.

Be empathetic to your listener, which builds common ground. The more clarity you use in communicating, the less likely it will be misconstrued. And don’t just hear; demonstrate active listening.

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Australia may have the largest military in Oceania, but how does it measure up with the world at large? Is the nation a global superpower?

Learn More:
Australian Minister for Defence – Budget 2013-14: Defence Budget Overview

Minister for Defence – Budget 2013-14: Defence Budget Overview


“The 2013 Defence White Paper (the White Paper) addresses the range of significant international and domestic developments which influence Australia’s national security and defence settings, including their impact on force posture, future force structure and the Defence budget.”

World GDP Ranking: Data and Charts
http://knoema.com/nwnfkne/world-gdp-ranking-2014-data-and-charts

Minerals Council of Australia
http://tradingnation.com.au/1405_Minerals_Council_of_Australia_Private_sector_role_in_economic_growth_sub….pdf
“Joint parliamentary inquiry into the role of the private sector in promoting economic growth and reducing poverty in the Indo-Pacific region.”

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
http://www.dfat.gov.au/aib/australia-and-the-world.html
“Twenty-eight per cent of Australia’s population was born overseas and more than 40 per cent are of mixed cultural origin. One in 10 Australians speak an Asian language at home and almost 1.3 million speak a European language other than English.”

Will the Land Down Under Pick the United States or China?
http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/139902/hugh-white/australias-choice

Australian Military to Boost Air Power to Focus on Indo-Pacific
http://in.reuters.com/article/2013/05/03/lockheed-fighter-order-idINL3N0DK00Q20130503

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News Articles:

Strong earthquake shakes Mexico’s Pacific coast
http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20140508/NATION/305080112/6-8-magnitude-earthquake-shakes-Mexico-City

Strong earthquake shakes Mexico’s Pacific coast
http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_25722860/strong-earthquake-shakes-mexico-city

Magnitude 6.8 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City
http://www.newsweek.com/magnitude-68-earthquake-shakes-mexico-city-250344

6.8 magnitude earthquake hits Mexico
http://www.wbtv.com/story/25465995/68-magnitude-earthquake-hits-mexico

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Earthquake : 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake rocks Southern Mexico and Guatemala (Jul 07, 2014)

News Articles:

Magnitude-7.1 earthquake shakes southern Mexico
http://www.myfoxdfw.com/story/25953463/magnitude-71-earthquake-shakes-southern-mexico

4 killed, including baby, after magnitude-7.1 quake strikes Mexico, Guatemala
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-mexico-earthquake-20140707,0,7457463.story

Magnitude-7.1 Earthquake Shakes Southern Mexico
http://time.com/2962306/magnitude-7-1-earthquake-shakes-southern-mexico/

Deadly Earthquake Shakes Guatemala’s Border With Mexico: USGS
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/deadly-earthquake-shakes-guatemalas-border-mexico-usgs-n149476

5 dead as 6.9-magnitude earthquake rocks southern Mexico, Guatemala
http://rt.com/news/170932-mexico-quake-tsunami-jolt/

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Earthquake : Powerful 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake strikes Acapulco Mexico (Apr 18, 2014)

News Articles:

Powerful earthquake rattles Mexico, shakes buildings
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/04/18/us-mexico-earthquake-idUSBREA3H0FY20140418

Powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes Mexico, buildings shaken in capital
http://rt.com/news/mexico-earthquake-building-shaken-448/

Mexico shaken by powerful earthquake
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-27081799

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