When you are washing the dishes, washing the dishes must be the most important thing in your life. Just as when you are drinking tea, drinking tea must be the most important thing in your life. Drink your tea slowly and reverently, as if it is the axis on which the whole world revolves—slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future. Live the actual moment. Only this actual moment is life.
Violent crime has actually decreased to record levels yet the public perception is that it’s increasing. Which leads to things like the moronic “omnibus crime bill” in Canada.(via adhoctopus)
“Times have not become more violent, They have just become more televised.” -Marilyn Manson