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In the Name of God بسم الله

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(salam)

 

I watched the video, although I heard nothing akin to Islam in it. Huffington I've heard a few times, beginning when she was a guest on Bill Maher's Politically Incorrect in the 1990s through 2002.

 

Some things I thought were notable were:

 

@0:14 "burial in our thoughts" is what is also called self-absorption.

 

@0:17 innovation is hindered by connections (too much incoming noise)

 

@0:19 burnout is not the way to succeed.

 

@0:21 "giving is a short cut to heaven" is an emotionalism and not Islamic

 

@)0:24 we suffer from breathlessness -(we are over/hyper active)

 

@0:27 "drop something", a project to eliminate it from ourselves. refered to again @0:54

 

@0:38 "obnoxious roommate living in my head"  :)

 

@0:39 life is about energy; and "is also about what we are doing with our thoughts"

 

And @ the end she refers to these as focusing tools,

 

She also refers to Marcus Aurelius, the last of the "5 Good Emperors" of Rome. Marcus was a Stoic in philosophy which was the dominant "thought" until the scientific reasoning succeeded the Renaissance.

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