From the Gospel according to St. Thomas:
Jesus said: Whoever knows the All but fails to know himself lacks everything.
Jesus said: If you bring forth that within yourselves, that which you have will save you. If you do not have that within yourselves, that which you do not have within you will kill you.
Jesus said: Why do you wash the outside of the cup? Do you not understand that he who made the inside is also he who made the outside?
His disciples said to Him: When will the kingdom come? Jesus said: It will not come by expectation; they will not say: “See, here,” or “See, there.” But the kingdom of the Father is spread upon the earth and men do not see it.
Jesus said: Whoever drinks from my mouth shall become as I am and I myself will become he, and the hidden things shall be revealed to him. I am the All, the All came forth from me, and the All attained to me. Cleave a piece of wood, I am there; lift up the stone and you will find me there.
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"Remarkable, surreal industrial film promoting "Atarax," a tranquilizer, and asserting how "ataraxic medicines" can help us all to achieve the relaxed state we long for.
Ataraxia (Ἀταραξία "tranquility") is a Greek term used by Pyrrho and Epicurus for a lucid state, characterized by freedom from worry or any other preoccupation.
For the Epicureans, ataraxia was synonymous with the only true happiness possible for a person. It signifies the state of robust tranquility that derives from eschewing faith in an afterlife, not fearing the gods because they are distant and unconcerned with us, avoiding politics and vexatious people, surrounding oneself with trustworthy and affectionate friends and, most importantly, being an affectionate, virtuous person, worthy of trust."
The Realist was a pioneering magazine of "social-political-religious criticism and satire," intended as a hybrid of a grown-ups version of Mad and Lyle Stuart's anti-censorship monthly The Independent. Edited and published by Paul Krassner, and often regarded as a milestone in the American underground or countercultural press of the mid-20th century, it was a nationally-distributed newsstand publication as early as 1959. Publication was discontinued in 2001."
"A NOTE: The Realist Archive began in June 2007 with the goal to put every issue of The Realist online and freely accessible to anyone. The Realist is now viewable - including even the subscriber-only sheets."
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"Okinawa Soba posted several CC licensed stereoimages by T. Enami and others documenting life in late 19th and early 20th century Japan (the Meiji period). The original image, circa 1901 and by an unknown photographer, is presented for parallel viewing and depicts a quartet of Japanese musicians. It is but one of many fascinating stereo compositions. This animated gif version exploits motion parallax to give a stereo illusion without eyestrain, to see what the photographer envisioned."