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Mandala

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To see a World in a Grain of sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour.

William Blake

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See How Muslims Celebrate the End of Ramadan Around the World

See How Muslims Celebrate the End of Ramadan Around the World | Society & Culture - Belief Systems | Scoop.it
Millions of Muslims across the globe are preparing for Eid al-Fitr, the conclusion of the Islamic holy month.
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Managing mental health in the workplace: Advice for employers and employees

Managing mental health in the workplace: Advice for employers and employees | Society & Culture - Belief Systems | Scoop.it
Resuming another year of work will be sitting especially heavily for some. So how can managers respond to mental health issues in the workplace?
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What do people get out of alternative spirituality?

What do people get out of alternative spirituality? | Society & Culture - Belief Systems | Scoop.it
What do people hope for when they consult a psychic, and what leads some to witchcraft?
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Are You What You Eat? The Ethics of Food, the Care of the Self, the Companionship of Others – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Are You What You Eat? The Ethics of Food, the Care of the Self, the Companionship of Others – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Society & Culture - Belief Systems | Scoop.it
"You are what you eat" has become hackneyed and calcified with moralistic health messages. Instead, we should start thinking and acting on the idea that "as we eat with others, we become who we are."
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Which woman changed the way you think?

Which woman changed the way you think? | Society & Culture - Belief Systems | Scoop.it
This International Women's Day, we asked musicians, businesswomen, philosophers, writers and filmmakers to tell us about the women who changed the way they think. This is what they said.
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How Australia's political parties fell out of love with the marriage equality plebiscite

How Australia's political parties fell out of love with the marriage equality plebiscite | Society & Culture - Belief Systems | Scoop.it
Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten vowed to make same-sex marriage a reality. So why are couples still being forced to wait?
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Mona Siddiqui: Islam in the West is not a simple issue

Mona Siddiqui: Islam in the West is not a simple issue | Society & Culture - Belief Systems | Scoop.it
Most Muslims living in Britain and Australia are neither enemies of Western civilisation nor blameless victims of Islamophobia, Mona Siddiqui says.
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All the Rebel Women: The rise of the fourth wave of feminism « Guardian Shorts

All the Rebel Women: The rise of the fourth wave of feminism « Guardian Shorts | Society & Culture - Belief Systems | Scoop.it
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Stirring Up The Feminine Mystique For A New Generation

Stirring Up The Feminine Mystique For A New Generation | Society & Culture - Belief Systems | Scoop.it
I am a young professor of sociology teaching classes on gender, marriage and social change -- and I have never read Betty Friedan's "
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‘The Feminine Mystique’ at 50

‘The Feminine Mystique’ at 50 | Society & Culture - Belief Systems | Scoop.it
To understand the journey of American women, from Doris Day to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, you still have to start here.
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Five truths about the hijab that need to be told

Five truths about the hijab that need to be told | Society & Culture - Belief Systems | Scoop.it
The hijab is not a sign of control.
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The Wisdom of Alan Watts in Four Thought-Provoking Animations


Perhaps no single person did more to popularize Zen Buddhism in the West than Alan Watts. In a sense, Watts prepared U.S. culture for more traditionally Zen teachers like Soto priest Suzuki Roshi, whose lineage continues today, but Watts did not consider himself a Zen Buddhist.
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32 Multicultural Picture Books About Strong Female Role Models

32 Multicultural Picture Books About Strong Female Role Models | Society & Culture - Belief Systems | Scoop.it
Multicultural Picture Books About Strong Female Role Models: Picture Book Biographies about famous women of African/Asian/Hispanic/Native American heritage.
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The Philosophy of The Matrix: From Plato and Descartes, to Eastern Philosophy

The Philosophy of The Matrix: From Plato and Descartes, to Eastern Philosophy | Society & Culture - Belief Systems | Scoop.it

Do you take the red pill or the blue pill?
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What America's Gilded Age tells us about the Trump era

What America's Gilded Age tells us about the Trump era | Society & Culture - Belief Systems | Scoop.it
Income inequality, technological change, and an alienated labour force characterised post-Civil War America. What does that tell us about where we're heading next?
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Scorsese's lifelong obsession with spirituality surfaces in Silence

Scorsese's lifelong obsession with spirituality surfaces in Silence | Society & Culture - Belief Systems | Scoop.it
A lifelong obsession with Catholicism is one of the main themes in Martin Scorsese's latest film, as he continues what he calls a search for the spiritual human condition.
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Doogue: Without strong institutions, emotion is replacing prudent politics

Doogue: Without strong institutions, emotion is replacing prudent politics | Society & Culture - Belief Systems | Scoop.it
Catholic and worker solidarity used to help Australians wrestle more with their vote than they seem to do now.
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Then and now: The women tipped to make it in 'a man's world'

Then and now: The women tipped to make it in 'a man's world' | Society & Culture - Belief Systems | Scoop.it
In 1990, two Sydney schoolgirls were celebrated by The Bulletin as women who would make it in a man's world. So did they? Ann Arnold tracks them down to find out.
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Desmond Tutu: a dignified death is our right – I am in favour of assisted dying | Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu: a dignified death is our right – I am in favour of assisted dying | Desmond Tutu | Society & Culture - Belief Systems | Scoop.it
I have spent my life working for dignity for the living. Now I wish to apply my mind to dignity for the dying
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Feminine Mystique, 50 Years Later

Feminine Mystique, 50 Years Later | Society & Culture - Belief Systems | Scoop.it
Today marks the 50th anniversary of Betty Friedan's seminal book -- The Feminine Mystique. It changed my life.

Then, as now, I was in a boo
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It's women who suffer from a lack of recognition of polygamous marriage

It's women who suffer from a lack of recognition of polygamous marriage | Society & Culture - Belief Systems | Scoop.it
If you can now have a same-sex marriage, why not polygamous one?
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Offensive Tweet Ruins Beautiful Photo And Ignites Ridiculous Debate

Offensive Tweet Ruins Beautiful Photo And Ignites Ridiculous Debate | Society & Culture - Belief Systems | Scoop.it
'Which vision for women do you want?'
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