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GET OFF THE GRID!!! well, O.k. just one day out of seven. No cars or busses. No work or stress. You can hear the birds...

More sleep, more fun, more family... Tens of thousands of years mankind survived, strived and succeeded in propagating the species without the technologies we now possess. Technologies that we have become quite adapted to and even reliant upon for most, if not all of our daily activities. Can we manage to enjoy our lives, our very existence without leaning on this technology, for a minute? for an hour? for a day? Are we doomed to be hooked on external power sources and technology or can we or are we even capable to imagine one day in seven without it? What do you think? Could you? Would you?

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    Aug 13 2013: Hi Mark

    Get off the Grid now and forever.
    Believe me It is possible all the time with work, with duties and with cars and buses.

    Remain off the Grid ,Why hop on and hop off.

    Remain off the Grid all the time, why only for the week end.

    Remain off the Grid with cars and buses, with work or no work.

    Hear the birds and enjoy life all the time.
    • Aug 13 2013: Hear the birds and enjoy life all the time, sure, but no technology, ever?
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        Aug 13 2013: With the technology, with every thing we can still enjoy life. Its how we take our work and relationships
        I will recommend you to read and practice " Karma Yoga."
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        Aug 14 2013: The Path of Selfless Service
        Karma Yoga is the path of ‘action’, of putting in 100 percent effort, without being attached to the outcome. Karma yoga can be applied to everything you do: from the most trivial, ordinary tasks to greater, more challenging works. When action is performed selflessly, with full focus and attention, it brings fulfillment and freedom. Acting without being attached to the fruits of one's deeds – this alone can lead to union with the Self, which is the goal of yoga.

        What is known as seva or service among The Art of Living community is nothing other than Karma Yoga – it is the selfless giving of oneself through the medium of work and stems from love which finds fulfillment in pure giving without thought of self-gain or acknowledgement. Karma Yoga is closely linked to Bhakti Yoga, for without love and devotion, it would be impossible to serve others selflessly. Performing one’s duties and serving humanity without any selfish motives purifies the heart and brings satisfaction.

        “Thy right is to work only, but never with its fruits; let not the fruits of action be thy motive, nor let thy attachment be to inaction. As the ignorant men act from attachment to action, so should the wise act without attachment, wishing the welfare of the world.”
        ~ The Bhagavad Gita

        “When you make service your sole purpose in life, it eliminates fear, focuses your mind and gives you meaning.”
        ~ Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
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      Aug 14 2013: Get back on the grid when you need immediate medical attention.

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