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Swahili Culture along the Zanzibar Coast


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Making of the Modern World 4 - Professor Edmond Chang - December 2007

From the eighth century onwards, Arab and Persian sailors and merchants traveled to the trading centers on the coast of East Africa. By the thirteenth century, Muslim traders…


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Black people air bending now?Bitch black excellence on another level.


A prime example of 空氣功 kōnqìgongair bending/ air qigong
&#8230; the mind is a tool &#8230;
&#8230; to construct what is useful &#8230;
&#8230; to build what is used &#8230;
&#8230; to grow what is eaten &#8230;
μετάφυσικά 101 [metaphysics 101]:
The Practical Application of Hermetic Principles

 1. The Principle of Mentalism
    &#8221;THE ALL IS MIND; The Universe is Mental.&#8221;&#8212;The Kybalion.

This Principle embodies the truth that &#8220;All is Mind.&#8221; It explains that THE ALL (which is the Substantial Reality underlying all the outward manifestations and appearances which we know under the terms of &#8220;The Material Universe&#8221;; the &#8220;Phenomena of Life&#8221;; &#8220;Matter&#8221;; &#8220;Energy&#8221;; and, in short, all that is apparent to our material senses) is SPIRIT which in itself is UNKNOWABLE and UNDEFINABLE, but which may be considered and thought of as AN UNIVERSAL, INFINITE, LIVING MIND.

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The Connected Discourses of the Buddha: Samyuta Nikaya 15.3