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Tame Bear is a fictional character. Created by Peter Oakley as a vehicle for creative writing, storytelling and social commentary, Tame Bear has taken on a life of his own. He has authored a weblog since late 2001, commenting on a range of subjects including sustainability, technology, society, media, and the future. The voice of Tame Bear has been featured in a series of podcasts from 2004 – 2007. This is rev 3 of the Tame Bear weblog, and it begins a new era in the life of Tame Bear, as he reflects and shares stories about his spiritual journey into awakening.

Thanks for visiting — I hope you will bookmark this site and be a frequent visitor. You are welcome to participate in the adventures of Tame Bear by commenting on any of the postings here, creating links to this site, and sharing your own stories. I’ve heard Wayne Dyer quote Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, saying, “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience.” Above all, I hope you find this site useful in your own journey, and that it contributes in an exciting way to an ongoing exploration of your essentially spiritual nature in the midst of this human experience.

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Kind regards,

Peter Oakley, webmaster

Peter Oakley, February 20, 2012

9 Responses to “About Tame Bear”

  1. Mike Hallett says:

    Hi Peter,
    Re: The quote, “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience”
    I have no idea who Wayne Dyer is or was, but this quote is generally attributed to Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881 – 1955). Still, regardless of who came up with it, I think it is pretty profound.

    On the matter of humans and their experiences, it seems to me some exciting times lie ahead for all of us. Are you familiar with John Smallman, Mike Quinsey, Sheldan Nidle? Interesting stuff.

    • Tame Bear says:

      In a recent podcast interview I heard Wayne Dyer attribute this quote to Pierre Teillhard de Chardin; so it appears he is giving credit where credit is due. Yes, quite a memorable and meaningful quotation, especially considering the source: a French Jesuit priest, philosopher, and palenontologist/archeologist. I’ve updated the “About” page accordingly.

  2. Hello Peter,
    I do not know the people named by you & the quote “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience”
    What I feel is “Only to be human is to be spiritual.

  3. Brian Deagon says:

    Impressive Web site. very neat.

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  5. just4u123 says:

    Tame Bear rocks!!

  6. Kathy says:

    Peter the Tame Bear,

    I had originally “met” you in 2010, before the great “Burning Man” adventure and had never seen the man behind the mask. I
    consider it a great privilege to finally get to know you and follow your teachings. Sharing growth and knowledge is a special gift not everyone has, but you, my friend are among the best.

    My only regret is that this did not happen sooner, I would have avoided all the confusion and wasted hours. Although, someone very wise once told me that everything that happens to one in their journey called “life”, should be looked upon as a learning experience, we are in a huge classroom called life so quit saying If only, what if….

    Thank you so much for including me in your circle. I look forward to the trip.

    Kathy Clouse aka: momzilla, kat ;-]

  7. Your blog is very professionally designed. do you have a post where you share your experiences with traffic ad bar and leadsleep?

  8. Tame Bear says:

    Here on Tame Bear Weblog you can find a review of Traffic Ad Bar. (It’s one of my all-time favorite TEs.) Traffic Ad Bar was the very first TE I joined back in mid-2010 and I am still using it today.

    FYI: Owner Darren Merrett is working on a site redesign/relaunch happening within the next couple months. That should give Traffic Ad Bar a big boost. I’m looking forward to it!

    In addition to that review, you can search this site to find other comments about Traffic Ad Bar.

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