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Sun Jan 27, 2013, 10:45 PM

Just Beautiful... "It all goes together" - Alan Watts (video)

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Whoever cut this did a masterful job with Alan's words. For those who are unfamiliar, Watts is best known as an interpreter and populariser of Eastern philosophy for a Western audience. Many of his lectures were recorded and can be found in full on YouTube (with countless short clips edited from them, as well). This clip was uploaded a few weeks ago, and I think it's my favorite. Without further ado:

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Reply Just Beautiful... "It all goes together" - Alan Watts (video) (Original post)
drokhole Jan 2013 OP
OffWithTheirHeads Jan 2013 #1
patrice Jan 2013 #2
littlemissmartypants Jan 2013 #3
dreamnightwind Jan 2013 #4
drokhole Jan 2013 #5
Plucketeer Jan 2013 #6
yesphan Jan 2013 #7
Plucketeer Jan 2013 #8
drokhole Jan 2013 #10
drynberg Jan 2013 #9

Response to drokhole (Original post)

Sun Jan 27, 2013, 11:08 PM

1. Meh! Allan watts maybe why I am crazy now.

"the Book" altered my thinking and I have been considered nuts ever since. I consider myself nuts but I have a different world view thanks to Allen.

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Response to drokhole (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 01:51 AM

2. Sat nam! "with love instead of hate"

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Response to drokhole (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 02:32 AM

3. Thank you. n/t

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Response to drokhole (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 03:11 AM

4. Haven't wached it yet, but K & R for Alan Watts

Anyone reading this that doesn't know of him, check him out, either his books or the Youtube clips. He opened a lot of minds.

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Response to dreamnightwind (Reply #4)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 09:56 AM

5. +1

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Response to drokhole (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 12:41 PM

6. Thanks for sharing this!

I love it. I could hear Carl Sagans echo in Allens words. I SO thank my folks for never tainting my mind with the silliness of any religion. My religion is that there is none. It's me and mine and the elements we were drawn from.

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Response to Plucketeer (Reply #6)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 01:47 PM

7. I for one watched the video

and drew out a message of deep spirituality. Very interesting stuff. Btw, I miss Carl, a lot.

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Response to yesphan (Reply #7)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 03:17 PM

8. The magic that we can behold ourselves, IS the magic.

I think there's nothing beyond that, the way I see it. But I respect your take, of course.

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Response to Plucketeer (Reply #6)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 11:18 AM

10. They both inspire plenty of awe from me...

And I think Neil deGrasse Tyson is doing a good job picking up where they left off. Watts actually has (what I consider) an excellent companion clip to NDT's "Most Astounding Fact":



In case you haven't seen it, here's NDT's "Most Astounding Fact":

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Response to drokhole (Original post)

Mon Jan 28, 2013, 05:36 PM

9. I DON'T SEE US BUYING BEING ONE WITH THE UNIVERSE NOR

Using our technology with love instead of hate. With all my heart, I want it to be true, but holy cow, we gotta long ways to go in a short time, no?

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