Tame Bear on January 24th, 2010

Notice — are you happy? If not, are you working towards becoming happy? If you are happy, have you examined the how and the why of it? On this subject, The Bear concludes: The purpose of life is to be happy. Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; let’s not make it any more complicated […]

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Tame Bear on January 19th, 2010

Be. Be still. Be still and know. Be still and know that I am. Be still and know that I am God. In the stillness, in the moment-by-moment of HERE and NOW, in the only place and time that ever really exists, this instant of being that is always just as it is, without memory […]

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Tame Bear on January 19th, 2010

How do you reconcile the idea of an all-powerful, all-knowing, and all-loving God with the reality of natural disasters? I hear friends trying to work this out each time there is a catastrophy like last week’s earthquake in Haiti. If you start with this concept of God and work out its logical conclusion, you may […]

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Tame Bear on January 18th, 2010

Apple sent out it’s press announcements today for the upcoming special media event to take place on Wednesday, Jan. 27th, 2010. Everyone expects they will be taking the wraps off a brand new product — the “Apple Tablet.” Feels a bit like waiting for Moses to bring those chiseled stones down from the mountain. Yes, […]

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Tame Bear on January 9th, 2010

I am greatly indebted to Alan Watts for introducing me to many new ideas in Oriental Philosophy — eastern religious and spiritual thought. Through listening to the “Alan Watts Podcast” I’ve learned a great deal about Buddhism, Hinduism, Zen, and ¬†Taoism; and I am arriving at a new understanding about concepts such as the ego, […]

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Tame Bear on January 6th, 2010

This is rev 3 of the Tame Bear weblog. If you’re interested, check out what The Bear was writing about in the previous rev 2 blog from 2001 through 2009.¬†It’s still there, and probably will remain for a while. With this latest revision of the Tame Bear weblog, some categories have changed to reflect a […]

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