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EASTERN PHILOSOPHY: Wu Wei

EASTERN PHILOSOPHY: Wu Wei

‘Wú Wéi’ (无为) means, in Chinese, ‘non-doing’, or ‘doing nothing’. It sounds like a pleasant invitation to relax, or worse, fall into laziness or apathy. Yet this concept is key to the noblest kind of action, according to the philosophy of Daoism, and is at the heart of what it means to follow ‘Dào’ (道) […]

Cyanide & Happiness Compilation – #1

Cyanide & Happiness Compilation – #1

*Muffled laughter* *plate shatters* -*Chuckles* Well son, are you ready to open your present? Whoa! *Tears wrapping paper* -Wha…? -It’s your very own pony! Dad, you idiot! I WANTED AN XBOX! *Grumbles* Nuh uh uh! Not so fast, son. This isn’t JUST a pony, for within this pony is the antidote. An antidote you ask? […]

All it takes is 10 mindful minutes | Andy Puddicombe

All it takes is 10 mindful minutes | Andy Puddicombe

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast We live in an incredibly busy world. The pace of life is often frantic, our minds are always busy, and we’re always doing something. So with that in mind, I’d like you just to take a moment to think, when did you last take any time to do nothing? […]

The Campaign Ad – Cyanide & Happiness Shorts

The Campaign Ad – Cyanide & Happiness Shorts

This is Tom Harrison. A loving father, bold community leader and proud American. But what about his opponent, Jimmy Williams? He may be running for office, but can he run from his past? This crooked politician wants you to believe his campaign isn’t funded by shady, off-shore banks. How about voting for someone who DOESN’T […]

How to Find Fulfilling Work

How to Find Fulfilling Work

The idea that work might be fulfilling, rather than just painfully necessary, is a strikingly recent invention. Open Dr. Johnson’s celebrated dictionary, published in 1755, and the word fulfillment doesn’t even appear. Nowadays in a prosperous world, we don’t only expect to obtain money through our labor, we also, to a greater or lesser extent, […]

There’s more to life than being happy | Emily Esfahani Smith

There’s more to life than being happy | Emily Esfahani Smith

I used to think the whole purpose of life was pursuing happiness. Everyone said the path to happiness was success, so I searched for that ideal job, that perfect boyfriend, that beautiful apartment. But instead of ever feeling fulfilled, I felt anxious and adrift. And I wasn’t alone; my friends — they struggled with this, […]

Thoughts on humanity, fame and love | Shah Rukh Khan

Thoughts on humanity, fame and love | Shah Rukh Khan

Namaskar. I’m a movie star, I’m 51 years of age, and I don’t use Botox as yet. (Laughter) So I’m clean, but I do behave like you saw like a 21-year-old in my movies. Yeah, I do that. I sell dreams, and I peddle love to millions of people back home in India who assume […]