i’d like to
speak as rumi does
or coleman barks who is and was
but i’m with pop and that’s at
the top so now i’ll go
& <3 2U
arrive at consummate skill in means;
they are always concerned with the welfare of all
sentient beings, they do not reject the realm of common
ignorance, do not seek individual escape, do not cling to their own
happiness. They only strive to edify and liberate others; they are
able to enter and exit meditations and liberations, and have
attained mastery of all concentrations. They come
and go in birth and death as though
roaming through a park,
never getting sick
may live in the palace
of demons or may be celestial beings —
they manifest their bodies in all realms of life.
They may become mendicants in non-buddhist groups,
yet they always avoid false views…They may appear as beautiful
women, intelligent and talented, foremost in the world…Though they
show attainment of true enlightenment moment to moment, still
they do not stop the practice of bodhisattvas. This is their
fourth unique quality, the ultimate consummation
of skill in means without relying
on the teaching of
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What follows: I could go on and on for days like this, these are old-ish, and can be updated with more catastrophic links to equally reputable sources:
The Earth’s oceans are DYING: Researchers warn time is running out for marine life due to global warming
World’s Aquifers Losing Replenishment Race, Researchers Say
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Earth has entered sixth mass extinction, warn scientists
Humans are responsible for so many species dying out that we are now in a sixth mass extinction, Stanford University has warned
Mass Extinction: It’s the End of the World as We Know It
Rising carbon dioxide emissions pose ‘intoxication’ threat to world’s ocean fish: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/01/160120141525.htm
Overfishing causing global catches to fall three times faster than estimated: http://www.rightrelevance.com/search/articles/hero?article=63baedd4d947ee1c4dfa974f20ed757e4a4c1b29&query=marine%20biology&taccount=marinebiologyrr
Global marine analysis suggests food chain collapse
Are We Approaching the End of Human History?
NASA’s terrifying new discovery shows how quickly the Earth is running out of water
The world’s most famous climate scientist just outlined an alarming scenario for our planet’s future
the Earth but