How much of the mission of governance is mired by partisanship, greed, and the hubris to control? Can we not simply work? For the sake of certainty, not for certain dominance, status, or influence. People say power corrupts, and I'm sure it's predominantly true, but humans created civilization, the most powerful and controlling institution. Is … Continue reading Civilization, Power, and Fate: The Paradox of Order
Pandemic Response: What Do We, Can We Save?
"Recovering economically will be a matter of work and time, but recovering physically or emotionally from suffering caused by the virus is not at all guaranteed"
Persons are Not People
Among all the talk of self-realization and the fulfillment of the individuation process, no one really mentions that it's incredibly odd feeling whole. Assuming that at one time you were incomplete, fractured, and deluded towards your own state of being, and that you were able to reconcile the damage you felt towards yourself and reintegrate … Continue reading Persons are Not People
The ONLY Working Society
A governmental system continually producing regulatory legislation on the basis of "freedom for all" is a deeply confused thing.
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 ..."
Truth vs. Society; Human Conceptions of Reality
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