Budismo - Curso em 24 aulas de 30 min. com o Prof. Malcolm David Eckel (vídeos em H.D.)
“This course is a survey of the history of Buddhism from its origin in India in the sixth century B.C.E. to contemporary times. The course is meant to introduce students to the astonishing vitality and adaptability of a tradition that has transformed the civilizations of India, Southeast Asia, Tibet, China, Korea and Japan, and has now become a lively component in the cultures of Europe,…
When the Present has latched its postern behind my tremulous stay,
And the May month flaps its glad green leaves like wings,
Delicate-filmed as new-spun silk, will the neighbours say,
“He was a man who used to notice such things”?
If it be in the dusk when, like an eyelid’s soundless blink,
The dewfall-hawk comes crossing the shades to alight Upon the wind-warped upland thorn, a…
“Me aproximo dois passos, ela se afasta dois passos. / Caminho dez passos e o horizonte corre dez passos. / Por mais que eu caminhe, jamais alcançarei. / Pra que serve a utopia? / Serve para isso: para que eu não deixe de caminhar.”— Eduardo Galeano
Nietzsche's Zarathustra by George Brandes (1842-1927): "A book that is bright in its joy of life, dark in its riddles, a book for spiritual mountain-climbers and dare-devils..."
“Among Nietzsche’s works there is a strange book which bears the title Thus Spoke Zarathustra. It consists of 4 parts, written during the years 1883-85, each part in about 10 days, and conceived chapter by chapter on long walks – “with a feeling of inspiration, as though each sentence had been shouted in my ear”, as Nietzsche wrote in a private letter. (…) Zarathustra is a book of edification…
The War on Terror, Mass Incarceration in the U.S.A., and Another World Is Possible - by Angela Davis
Angela Davis speaks:
“In Wisconsin black people constitute 4 or 5% of the state’s population and about 50% of the imprisoned population. Our criminal justice system sends increasing numbers of people to prison by first robbing them of housing, health care, education, and welfare, and then punishing them when they participate in underground economies. What should we think about a system that…