Joseph Ling

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Mindfulness Equals Mindless-ness

I've often examined that if we can study our mind -- then we are not the mind. I can further state that if we can still our mind -- we are not our mind. Because if we have control over a certain function of our physiology -- then we are not that function. We are separate from it. And as the mind is …

Setting aside half the Earth for ‘rewilding’: the rational argument for extreme conservation

A much-anticipated book in conservation and natural science circles is E.O. Wilson’s Half-Earth: Our Planet’s Fight for Life, which is due early next year. It builds on his proposal to set aside half the Earth for the preservation of biodiversity.<p>The famous biologist and naturalist would do this by …

Conservation

We’re meditating all wrong, says ‘Buddha from Brooklyn’

Lama Surya Das, the “Buddha from Brooklyn,” is one of the handful of Westerners who have been teaching meditation for decades. Photo by Paige …

Meditation

10 Ways to Tame Your Monkey Mind and Stop Mental Chatter

Zen Buddhists refer to the constant chatter of the mind as monkey mind. The Buddha held that the human mind is filled with drunken monkeys flinging …

Shape-Shifting Frog Found, Goes From Spiky to Smooth in Minutes

Dubbed the "punk rocker” frog, the marble-size amphibian is the first vertebrate known to change its skin texture.<p>Deep in the rain forest of Ecuador lives a very indecisive frog.<p>On a nighttime walk in 2009, scientist Katherine Krynak spotted a well-camouflaged, marble-size amphibian that was …

Zoology