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Doctor struggling to give me a little bad news

Yesterday one of my doctors was struggling to give me a little bit of bad news, fumbling a little over his words and giving me a very lengthy explanation. After a little while I told him listen, I’ve been unconscious seven times, I’ve had three fake heart attacks (allergic angina), and I was once told that I had a 10% chance of dying during an operation. What you’re telling me right now, it’s okay, it’s not that big of a deal. He calmed down a little after that.

Albert Einstein and Rabindranath Tagore on the Nature of Reality

This is part of a discussion between Albert Einstein and Rabindranath Tagore, from this page on mindpodnetwork.com.

The conversation begins like this:

TAGORE: You have been busy, hunting down with mathematics, the two ancient entities, time and space, while I have been lecturing in this country on the eternal world of man, the universe of reality.

The Mystical Kabbalah

Wow, I was totally blown away earlier this week when I started listening to a book on CD titled "The Mystical Kabbalah". If you haven't heard of the Kabbalah before, it is the "mystical aspect of Judaism".