I think science and spirituality are one and the same, I don't think they're really differentquantum physics is validating all kinds of spiritual teachings.
Giving feels good. It's a form of healing. Not just for you as an individual, but for everyone.
You can have the golden ruledo unto others as you would have others do unto you. But then you take it one step fartherwhere you just do good unto others, period. Just for the sake of it.
Whether its that moment in acting when everything is suspended and youre not yourself, or breaking through the veil of a very long run or swim, or hearing my daughter laughthey are all pathways to what I think God must be.
In a way, the sex isnt really that different... From what I can tell, no, not really. All the things that men and women do together, think of everything that men and women do together, women and women can do together. And that makes you realize that sex is just simply about connecting with another person, or about intimacy
Its about familiarity, and I think the only reason theyre uncomfortable with the notion of same-sex marriages is because they havent come into contact with gay and lesbian couples enough to understand that its about loveand that it is a civil right.
Now, at this time, I think theres too many people who feel comfortable with hate speech. Its become too commonplace, and acceptable. And its not okay, and weve got to change thatI think we also have to take responsibility for the words that come out of our mouths, because we are all connected. We are all part of one community.
I think after playing Bette Porter on The L Word for six years I felt like an honorary member of the community. They are not just gay issues. They affect everybody because they affect the fabric of our community. I am in a position to be helpful...people are indoctrinated and they have their point of view but hopefully slowly but surely we can help change the paradigm. That's what I hope for and it's happening little by little. It's not easy.
The ways in which we are similar are far more numerous than the ways in which we are different.
If two women go to a bar and they are fighting over men, it makes it much easier for the men. If two women are very close and they act as it makes it very difficult for the men to pull one over on anybody.
Every set is a man's world. Even on 'The L Word,' the crew was primarily men. The whole world is a man's world, unless you're in a nunnery. And even that is colored by what you're allowed, what doctrine you're allowed to practice.