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Reactor: Awakening in the Aftermath of the Japanese Nuclear Disaster.


Offbeat  (tags: Humanity, Spirituality, Energy, Growth, Change, Nuclear, Responsibility, Responsiveness, Awakening, Creating )

Bianca
- 923 days ago - indiegogo.com
Just 12 hours left to support the upcoming short film "Reactor" - exploring the Boddhisattva awakening in post-meltdown Japan. Thanks to everyone who has donated, more funds will allow us to enrich the film's storyline. This will be a very special film.



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Bianca D. (86)
Saturday April 14, 2012, 8:03 am
From the webpage: "When I was 8 years old, I started visiting my uncle Ian at the Mental Asylum where he lived his entire adult life. He taught me about meditation and spirituality. He always said: "everyone is asleep. Don't fall asleep. Spiritual Practice is Action. It's helping."

When The Tsunami hit the coast of Japan last year, the devastation was tragic. The failing nuclear power plant, in a country totally reliant on nuclear, is a crystall ball for all of us who rely on nuclear to power our modern lifestyles.

One of the core teachings of the Buddha is that our lives are dominated by stories. Sometimes they help but habitual stpries tend to cause us suffering. Stories are a kind of addiction.

Our culture is addicted to a way of life that is not sustainable. Personal stories need to change. Anyone involved in contemplative practice knows this. But cultural stories must change too...."
 

BarbCat SunshineLady (1663)
Saturday April 14, 2012, 8:43 am
Very interesting...Uncle Ian had wisdom even though he was in a Mental Asylum. Thnx for posting Bianca!
 

Danuta Watola (1206)
Saturday April 14, 2012, 9:24 am
noted
 

Alet Coetzee (57)
Saturday April 14, 2012, 11:14 am
Noted, thanks
 

Dawn Mason (111)
Saturday April 14, 2012, 1:58 pm
Noted, Thanks
 

Agnes N. (717)
Saturday April 14, 2012, 3:48 pm
Thanks Barb, Bianca
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Saturday April 14, 2012, 4:00 pm
Thankyou Bianca and Barb!!! Robert S., even has it on his page!!...The more we help each other and take indivigual responsability for ourselves every day, creates that wave of "good" which equals "Service, as stewards of the Earth and the Human race and all that exists, here, every moment, as change is a constant and awakening takes everyday effort!!...It is in every major culture, every major religion! May God and the Universe, bless all as we strive to learn to listen and make wise descions!
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Saturday April 14, 2012, 4:02 pm
P.S. and continue to be PRO-ACTIVE, THE WAY WE ARE HERE AT CARE2!!
 

Michael Carney (211)
Saturday April 14, 2012, 4:49 pm
Noted, I'm glowing green with thanks, Barb...lol
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 14, 2012, 4:55 pm
Thanks
 

NicoleAWAY W. (634)
Saturday April 14, 2012, 6:07 pm
You cannot currently send a star to Bianca because you have done so within the last week.
 

Jayasri Amma (11)
Saturday April 14, 2012, 7:09 pm
Thanks Barb,
 

Laurie S. (73)
Saturday April 14, 2012, 8:16 pm
Thanks!! :)
 

KS Goh (0)
Sunday April 15, 2012, 12:34 am
Thanks for the article.
 

Arild Warud (166)
Sunday April 15, 2012, 2:11 am
Thanks Bianca.
 

Pat A. (116)
Sunday April 15, 2012, 5:48 am
Drat! You currently cannot send a green star to Bianca as you have done so in the last week - double drat! This is tremendously good, thanks, Bianca! I am so glad that the words of Uncle Ian live on - as there is little that I can do for the world except pray and pray - it is very good to know that he approved of it! And after all, to the critics - there is one person that prayer always changes without fail - you! BTW - sorry I wasn't able to see this in time - but they have raised $8,580 out of the $5,000 they wanted - brilliant!
 

Sandi C. (234)
Sunday April 15, 2012, 6:09 am
thanks, noted!
 

James W. (263)
Sunday April 15, 2012, 12:33 pm
Noted Nicole w green star sent for you!!!!
 

Rita De Vos (87)
Monday April 16, 2012, 3:17 pm
Noted! Read it with great interest, thank you very much for posting this Bianca and thx a lot Barb for forwarding the link to this post to me!.
 

Heather Chance (3)
Monday April 16, 2012, 5:47 pm
noted. thank you for sharing
 

desanka s. (394)
Tuesday April 17, 2012, 4:03 am
The sad lesson from Fukushima! It’s hard to see that a new nuclear power plants being built in the world.
Namaste. Thank you Bianca.
 

Suzanne L. (156)
Tuesday April 17, 2012, 12:09 pm
Thank you Bianca. Your uncle had great wisdom. I wish the powers that be had as much because then we'd find cleaner sources of energy.
 

Sara W. (110)
Wednesday April 18, 2012, 10:18 pm
Thanks for posting the video, Bianca. I'm glad they made their goal of money to make their short film.
 
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