existence

"Behind the negation of Israel's existence, what is hiding is the hatred of Jews," the French leader said.
Black people in America have had to justify our existence in places we’ve had the right to be simply because others rejected us.
As we continue to digitalize our presence, our "self" moves further into a digital space. We are struggling to define ourselves in a space that doesn't exist, it is overwhelming.
There's a certain kind of burden that comes with being born outside the safety bubble of heteronormativity that leaves you feeling constantly vulnerable.
Basically, 99% of Islam is the belief that there is One Supreme Being and Creator that is entirely other than the universe, and upon which the entirety of the universe is dependent.
The "real you" is really dozens of yous, writes Katie Arnold-Ratliff.
The evening after I'd given birth to my daughter, I sat in the hospital bed and held her in my arms, unsteadied by the responsibility that lay before me.
When the idea of evolution sinks in - really sinks in - evolution hits home with power and an emotional rush.
The casual belief that "I" is very easy to define comes from everyday life. Everyone uses the word all the time, which gives a false sense of security. "I" is the first person, the experiencer. We hang all kinds of labels on it.
People might say: the finale was anti-climactic. Of course, it was. The show itself was the climax: we have witnessed Walter White climb the vertical of existential freedom for five seasons. But the agony-ecstasy of living has to eventually end. And tonight it did...
1. Life is good. Not always, but mostly. And when it is not so good, be assured it will get better.
It is precisely the minutia, the day to day, the way in which you get from the first day of school to the day you graduate that will define the quality of your answer to that question: "What does it all mean?"
2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoCan we combine the insights from religion and science in making sense of death and suffering?
What's wrong with our world? What can we do about it? These two questions shaped the profound documentary I Am, produced by Tom Shadyac, director, screenwriter and producer.
Just think: Right now, you are the universe reflecting on itself (it doesn't get much more meta than that). To choose to see that as "nothing" would be the biggest travesty of all.