The Wisdom Blog: Classic & Contemporary Buddhism

In Other News...new apps for empathy and love, and more

by Kestrel Slocombe
May 27, 2014
Tue, 05/27/2014 - 15:44 -- Kestrel
  • “Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have teamed up with The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics & Transformative Values to launch an iPhone app called 20 Day Stranger, which connects two anonymous strangers for 20 days. Though the idea may sound a little stalker-ish, the makers say the intention is to inspire empathy and awareness.” What do you think? Would you try this? (Via The Huffington Post)
  • Introducing LOVE, an iPhone App offering daily quotes, affirmations, challenges, and questions to help you give and receive more love. (Via TinyBuddha)
  • The Art of a True Move: creative training in embodied presence - “I can’t mutter, hypothesize, or otherwise think my way into freedom in this moment.  It’s moments like these that keep me coming back to practice mindful movement with Arawana Hayashi.”

 

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