Saturday, February 26, 2005


Gods & Goddesses / Zippie Identity vs Deculturation

In a World of Gods and Goddesses: The Mystic Art of Indra Sharma carries an excellent reference to the effects of India's rapid electronic development and the eminant threat of deculturation. Also mention of the Hinduism as the Sanatana Dharma, with obvious link to Buddhism and the global sutras.

Click here for some great devotional images.

Wednesday, February 23, 2005


Zippies and Culture Identity asked the question: What is your cultural identity?
"If you don't feel you have one, why not?"

"I culturally identify with the counter-culture. Not as much as I used to, but still to some degree. I have spent extensive amounts of time learning about the hippy lifestyle. Although, I don't identify myself with hippies, my associates have described ourselves as "Zippies". We are much like hippies, but we are stereotypically more urban, ambitious, techies, live in a faster paced world, and into avant garde style. We carry forth the rootsy values of the hippy lifestyle but do not associate with the dirt, weed consumption and (sometimes) lazy or *too* carefree of an attitude. "

circa Feb 2004?

Sunday, February 20, 2005


Zen Inspired Prozac Professionals

Think some of those over-eager techno types need to destress? call zen-inspired prozac professionals who will help you all to rid the world of stressful energy and the sneaking suspicion some of us haven't been paid. call +27+82+425-1454 for a calm and peaceful chill-out session with one of the original megazippies.

Tuesday, February 08, 2005


Zen & the Science of Happiness

A bit of zen, coming across the Jan 17 issue of Time Magazine:

"The New Science of Happiness
What makes the human heart sing? Researchers are taking a close look. What they've found may surprise you
By CLAUDIA WALLIS,10987,1015902,00.html

Saturday, February 05, 2005


The Zippies need more than just a Personal Jesus with a Laptop Computer

That's right, they deserve more than Jesus with a Laptop, in fact what the need is a tour to Japan, or South East Asia. Ten years after the first meme broke out of the corral, whose going to say Zip?

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