Author Archives: Christopher Chase

About Christopher Chase

Co-creator and Admin of the Facebook pages "Tao & Zen" "Art of Learning" & "Creative Systems Thinking." Majored in Studio Art at SUNY, Oneonta. Graduated in 1993 from the Child & Adolescent Development program at Stanford University's School of Education. Since 1994, have been teaching at Seinan Gakuin University, in Fukuoka, Japan.

The Other Side of Marilyn Monroe

“The more I think of it, the more I realize there are no answers. Life is to be lived. Creativity has got to start with humanity and when you’re a human being, you feel, you suffer.” ~Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe … Continue reading

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Discussing Advaita Vedanta, Zen, Science & Modern Civilization with ChatGPT

“While an AI language model like myself doesn’t have a true self or ego, it can be used to demonstrate how the mind creates a sense of self through language and thought. By recognizing the limitations of the mind and … Continue reading

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What Can Humans Learn From Ants Practicing Regenerative Farming for Over 60 Million Years?

“Leaf-cutter ants have a deep understanding of the needs and dynamics of their fungal gardens, and are able to respond quickly and effectively to changes in their environment or the health of their gardens. In contrast, industrial farming practices often … Continue reading

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Relationship and Unity – Everything is Connected

Relationship & Unity by Rob (Full English transcript below) “Hi friends and welcome to the channel, Seekers of Harmony. My name is Rob and this time let us take a look at relationship. Relationship is the root to unity. The … Continue reading

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Your True Self is Pure Consciousness

“You see yourself in the world, while I see the world in myself. You cling to the idea that you were born into a world of pain and sorrow; I know that the world is a child of love… The … Continue reading

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Every Moment Carries the Taste of Eternity

“Just as every drop of the ocean carries the taste of the ocean, so does every moment carry the taste of eternity.” ~Nisargadatta “There’s nothing mysterious about it. Everybody sees the world through the ideas they have of themselves. As … Continue reading

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Paradigms are Made for Shifting

Originally posted on Creative by Nature:
“A new type of thinking is essential if mankind is to survive and move toward higher levels…” ~Albert Einstein, N.Y. Times, 1946 Over the course of the last hundred years, Western scientists have given us…

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The Art of Systems Thinking – Christopher Chase

“Life is sacred, life is art. Be mindful. See the beauty that exists everywhere, the creative mystery that we are. Be aware of your presence and connection to everything. Know that behind your social persona and cultural identity you are … Continue reading

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Indigenous Wisdom – Chief Dan George, 1972

“My culture did not prize the hoarding of private possessions, in fact, to hoard was a shameful thing to do among my people. The Indian looked on all things in Nature as belonging to [us] and he expected to share … Continue reading

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The Time of Renewal -Floyd “Red Crow” Westerman

“It’s the Hopi belief, that, if you’re not spiritually connected to the earth, and understand the spiritual reality of how to live on earth, it’s likely you will not make it. You should treat all things as Spirit – realize … Continue reading

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