by Steve Bhaerman (a.k.a. Swami Beyondananda). I'm going to step out from under the turban for a moment, and speak to you about why the cosmic comic perspective is so valuable in these times of heavy-duty shift. First of all, I love laughing and I love making other people laugh...
With all the Republican-candidate nomination hoopla and numerous debates, there needs to be some levity in the process. You might feel that the candidates have already provided a lot of entertainment on and off stage (not usually intentionally), but here is another humorous take on political candidates.
Did you hear the one about the police officers who went to arrest Occupy Wall Street protesters in Springfield, Missouri? Well turns out after they did round up the protesters but the police officers are not the ones who had the last laugh!
According to a statement released to the press Tuesday, the planet Earth has "just about run out of ways" to let its roughly 6.9 billion human inhabitants know it wants them all to leave.
Just because we?ve had a little wake up call is no cause for alarm. And if we?re gonna be woken up, we may as well wake up laughing. Because laughter is a tried-and-tested emerge n? see treatment that helps us emerge from the darkness and see the light.
Some 40 years ago, Dr. Milton Rokeach, a resident psychiatrist at Ypsilanti State Hospital in Michigan, placed three mental patients who had delusions of being Jesus Christ together in a therapy group. The three major religious systems are like the Three Christs of Ypsilanti. And, God has placed them all in a therapy group...
by Swami Beyondananda. Early this year, my inner voice told me loudly and clearly to campaign for President. My inner voice, like my outer voice, speaks with a slight East Indian accent, and so is sometimes difficult to understand. When I recently replayed my inner messages, I realized the message was, 'we need a new precedent.'
by Swami Beyondananda.
But Seriously, Folks -- what if we practiced what they preached and made the golden rule the golden ruler? Every year I do my State of the Universe Address, and every year it's pretty much the same thing. The Universe is doing fine, thank you. The state of the Universe ... is sublime. The state of our world ... is sub-lemon. Indeed, for...
The Swami, who is the author of Swami for Precedent: A 7-Step Plan to Heal the Body Politic and Cure Electile Dysfunction, and founder of the Right-to-Laugh Party, believes the best way to end Bush-bashing is to get right to the source -- President Bush himself. 'If there is no Bush to bash,' Swami reasons, 'there will be no more Bush bashing.'