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Welcome..........About the Site..........About James' Ideas



Dear Friends,

Welcome to Realize! , a website with a simple premise:

You are much more than you seem to be,


Everything around you is a tool
to help you realize your full potential.

All my life, I've been turning my mind to the deeper things of life.  I have explored the fields of religion, philosophy, literature, and history.  In addition, I read as broadly as time permits in the sciences, and I try to keep abreast of current events.  I have also spent seven of the last nine years living in Asia, where I've been digging deeply into Eastern culture.

Now, at age 50, I have formulated my own philosophy.  Realize! is a forum in which I can share my thoughts with others who, like me, are interested in things that really matter.

I hope you'll join me.  The best way to do so is to go to The Journal and bookmark it for regular--even daily--visits.  You may also wish to learn more by reading these foundational essays.  Either way, I hope you will share this journey with me.

James Baquet
Founder of Realize!  


About the Site

New to our site? We recommend that you visit The Journal first; then browse The Library; and, if you're interested, join The Sutra Study.

Sections of the site:

  • About Us: A brief overview of the site, and links to foundational articles

  • The Journal: James' thoughts on a wide variety of topics, and how those topics relate to the central themes of his philosophy.

  • The Academy: A series of courses to develop teacher/student relationships with people all over the world. The Sutra Study, part of The Academy, is a weekly opportunity to read and discuss Buddhist writings...and it's free!

  • The Library: The Library contains resource materials referred to in The Journal

  • The Gallery: Some of the more significant images  James has produced in his 35-plus years as a photographer

  • The Store: Sales of items to help James live the simple life of a teacher in Asia.

About James' Ideas

In order to familiarize you with James' ideas, we recommend that you read these foundational essays.

..Contents (C) 2006 James Baquet

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