Life is like getting into a boat that's just about to sail off to sea and sink.
Shunryu Suzuki Roshi

How to Befriend the Universe

How to Befriend the Universe

Jun 10, 2018-- With unbridled exuberance and a zest for life, philosopher and comedian Emily Levine shares how she learned to love reality and death while facing her own injuries and terminal illness. Part quantum physics, part nature, some philosophy, and lots of laughs come together in this TED talk brilliantly presented by Maria Popova. In it Levine shares the revelation, "You have to understand that we don't live in Newton's clockwork universe anymore. We live in a banana peel universe, and we won't ever be able to know everything or control everything or predict everything...So we might as well just embrace it. Not just life but all processes -- generation, degeneration, and regeneration." Enjoy Levine's huge spirit and wisdom and Popova's insightful suggestions for further reading. (7471 reads)

Read Full Story
What's your reaction? inspiring fascinating courageous hopeful
Take ActionWhat if the face of death was something not to be feared? Watch this short video to help entertain the thought. [more]

Quote Bulletin

Behave toward everyone as if receiving a great guest.

Search by keyword: Happiness, Wisdom, Work, Science, Technology, Meditation, Joy, Love, Success, Education, Relationships, Life
Contribute To      
Upcoming Stories      

Subscribe to DailyGood

We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 244,229 by entering your email below.

  • Email:
Subscribe Unsubscribe?

Trending DailyGoods Jan 18: Mary Oliver: Instructions for Living A Life (10,029 reads) Dec 25: George's Best Friend: A Christmas Story (7,391 reads) Dec 6: Farewell Badger (6,860 reads) Dec 12: Another World (3,587 reads) Dec 8: We Are Still Here (3,563 reads)

More ...