The mind’s subjugation of the body can be another ploy of the ego to keep us divided against the Self. Ego thrives on oppositions, so defeat of oppositions is the true letting go of ego.- Dr. David Richo (☆ By Antonio Mora ☆)
The Khasis are a tribe in India that grow their own bridges. For generations they have passed down the art of tree-root manipulation, forming centuries-old ‘living bridges’ out of the powerful roots of the Ficus elastica trees. Source Source 2 Source 3 Photo: anselmrogers-wiki cc / amusingplanet Photo: amusingplanet / anselmrogers-wiki cc Photo: amusingplanet
South Korean artist Jae-Hyo Lee is a master of manipulation. He turns discarded pieces of wood into attention-grabbing pieces of art that are both elegant and functional. These incredibly sleek sculptures are the result of Jae-Hyo Lee’s meticulous work: having assembled various chunks of wood, he burns and then carefully polishes them to create visual contrast and a smooth surface.