Teleological logic and philosophies are not devoid of value. Yet, they, like these conceptions of value, are not the totality of greatness. It requires living out.
If the whole of existence is perfect sufficiently in itself, why practice meditation or any other method of self-improvement or accelerated growth? Similarly, why think that there are improvements to be made in the environments around you, or in your society? If the world is not perfect, and we are individuated reflections of the rest … Continue reading Are You Denying or Accepting Perfection?
Who am I? Therapy or meditation? Psychedelic bliss or medication? Embodied chaos freed versus freedom from institution taken? What makes the cave so different from the outside when, in either one, you can always smile or hide? I see no difference in the waves that come by trough before crest and those that flow from … Continue reading The Box
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."
The featured photo is not a flower. Allow me to explain what I mean by that. In Western society, and especially in Western philosophy, we have a tendency to cling to labels, concepts, systemic structures, and social conventions as if they are the truth of our lives, in a kind of "this is what's important" … Continue reading Truth vs. Society; Human Conceptions of Reality
"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."
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
I decided to scroll through some content with the tag "Spirituality" on a few sites to see what people are talking about regarding this concept. I was looking for something more idiosyncratic or personal than most people were sharing, but the assortment of ideas was interesting to explore. I did however come across an issue … Continue reading The Problem of Spirituality: Are We Going about it the Wrong Way?
"To maintain the state of being of our highest potential, reflected in the state of enlightenment, we cannot forget the nature of our existence in this reality"
"Many people who find themselves practicing meditation will inevitably reach these kinds of experiences and gain a more lucid awareness of their existence. So how does it work?"