Elephants in Rooms

Written by Tayria Ward on March 31, 2012

The process of enculturation –  by parents, through classroom education and in peer groups – trains a person in rules regarding what is acceptable to speak about, and what is not. The information we receive is sometimes imparted openly, but I believe most of what we learn comes tacitly. Vibrations

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Youth and Healing the Planet

Written by Tayria Ward on July 24, 2011

For the last several days thoughts keep occurring to me about Youth, youth itself, as a vital power. More and more the direction culture is heading is to bring children into the world and immediately start their training for adulthood, as if youth is worth little more than providing time for

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Re-creating the Brain

Written by Tayria Ward on May 18, 2011

This morning I went to a meeting of a business networking community here in Asheville who meet every Wednesday morning at 8:00. They have an interesting concept, inviting one person of quality and integrity from each profession – one accountant, one realtor, one landscaper, one interior designer, and so on.

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Fear and Thought

Written by Tayria Ward on December 2, 2010

David Bohm remarked that “Thought creates the world and then hides and says it didn’t do it.” The world is as we think it, but generally people tend to believe that the world is an objective reality and our thoughts merely reflect on and interpret it. Not so. As Shakespeare

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It Takes a Village

Written by Tayria Ward on August 22, 2010

Yesterday I thought of the indigenous phrase, “It takes a village to raise a child.” My thought was, “It takes a village to do anything.” As physicist David Bohm, who developed a fascinating method and theories about dialogue said, “We are not meant to think alone.” We are meant to

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Teen Choice Awards, Dialogue of Amazing Talent!

Written by Tayria Ward on August 9, 2010

I am so in love with the world. If I die tomorrow, somebody please tell whoever is in charge that those should be the words on my gravestone, please. Even though I don’t want a gravestone, I want whatever is the most environmentally advanced idea for how to move on

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Still Thinking about Thought

Written by Tayria Ward on April 27, 2010

I do believe that thoughts create our reality. As David Bohm says, “Thought creates the world, and then hides and says it didn’t do it.” We look at that reality and think it’s just there, objectively, not that our thought created or could influence it. I’ve been observing  this for

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Thinking and Thought

Written by Tayria Ward on April 26, 2010

David Bohm, the physicist, pointed out the distinction between thought and thinking. Thoughts occur to us, go through our head, a lot of what occurs in our life is a result of what we have thought. Actually in Buddha said everything that happens to us is because of our thoughts.

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