Let me recount how someone's entire figure changed in my perception. No, unfortunately nothing exceptionally surreal happened, but I was thinking about trying to view customers in a less judgmental way when a customer was about take pictures of an art book in the store (it's not allowed). I let her know, and she quickly … Continue reading I watched someone shape-shift today, …
Your Life is Your Story
I had watched a video this morning by Like Stories of Old (LSOO) on some differences between stories and reality, titled Your Life is Not a Hero's Journey. LSOO is an amazing channel with wonderfully insightful analyses of the significances of modern stories, particularly those in cinema, and their relations to ancient mythological themes and … Continue reading Your Life is Your Story
Human Nature #3: The Depths
"... what many people struggle with in life is perspective. We are not in as much control of our actions as we are of our perspectives, and most problems between people can be reduced or correlated to ..."
David Hume (whose name so greatly fits this writing) defines moral philosophy as “the study of human nature” at the beginning of his revised Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding. This is not a review of some of the ideas presented in that, in my opinion, remarkable work, but instead a consideration in my own manner of human … Continue reading “Human” Nature
Having No Mind; a Reflection on Experience, Self, and Desire
And yet I have to thank the me that felt so restricted by my circumstances and ideas, because it's all brought me here to the point where I can look at life and sincerely say, "I think I'm enjoying this, and I'm looking forward to seeing what comes next."
Existential Freedom, Spiritual Language, and the Human Experience
"The best purpose we may be able to align our lives with, as individual human beings, is to responsibly handle the changes our consciousness makes while not try to do anything outside of what we would be considered authentic expression; however, this is already what we are made to do, and the process only needs to be optimized."
Levels of Self & How We Perceive Existence
"In my experience, the better I understand my perception and how I see various aspects of myself and existence, the better I've been able to continue my evolution as an aspect of consciousness and existence."
How to be Invincible; the Secret to Working Right
The word "invincible" comes from a negation of the Latin word describing the ability to be defeated or conquered which emphasizes a passive state of limited impact on oneself and one's environment. This limitation is felt by everyone, but those who can claim to be invincible in spirit are those who deny the possibility of … Continue reading How to be Invincible; the Secret to Working Right
Metaphysics: Why is anything Real?
"We are not restricted by the materialism of science or the symbolism of myth. We have the ability and the freedom to see the world for what it really is..."
Explaining Synchronicity: Cooperation with Reality
In further exploration of the nature of reality, it occurred to me that if I wanted to come to my own conclusion about the nature of reality with the advantage of potential insight from as many credible sources as I can manage, conventional or not, than I could not possibly ignore the phenomenon of synchronicity. … Continue reading Explaining Synchronicity: Cooperation with Reality