Rosa Sat – song for Barack Obama
The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated. —Mahatma Gandhi
…the function of art is exactly that which I have clearly named as the first function of mythology; to transport the mind in experience past the guardians–desire and fear–of the paradisal gate to the tree within of illuminated life. In the words of the poet Blake, in “The Marriage of Heaven and Hell,” “If the doors of perception are cleansed, everything would appear to [us] as it is, infinite.
–Mythological Themes in Creative Literature and Art in Myths, Dreams, and Religion. Ed. Joseph Campbell
In Buddhism the ancient Pali terms for good and evil are kusala and akusala which mean ‘skilful’ and ‘unskilful’.
Many thanks to those featured today, for the work they do to better our world!!!
C.G. Walters primarily writes fiction that focuses on the multidimensionality of our loves and our lives. Autographed/signed copies of his current novel, Sacred Vow, are available from the author– or purchase from Amazon as ebook, paperback, or Kindle version