“You have to understand, most of these people are not ready to be unplugged. And, many of them are so inert, so hopelessly dependent on the system that they fight to protect it.” — Morpheus, The Matrix
Is it possible to have guiding principles without religion? Yes, it is.
Learn how our primitive instincts, our “monkey brain”, is used by our cultural narrative to control our lives. And, more importantly, what you can do to minimize its influence.
Fears are limits, and limits are beliefs. The more beliefs about reality that you have, the less you are able to see. So, the fears we don’t face become our limits a self-imposed prison.
What is normal for the spider is chaos for the fly. Normal is an illusion because what we think is normal depends upon our often narrow frame of reference. Learn why you should expand your awareness.
“A skeptic is one who prefers beliefs and conclusions that are reliable and valid to ones that are comforting or convenient…— Steven Novell
Does skepticism resonate or conflict with your initial view of ideas and beliefs?
What is cognitive dissonance and how does it affect you?
Hence, your ability to observe is in direct relation to the boundaries of your beliefs about reality. In effect, your powers of observation determine your reality. This may not reflect reality at all. Continue reading “Your Powers of Observation Determine your Reality”
The eightfold path is a platform for integration of mind, body and our spiritual nature. Its goal is consciousness development and exploration.
The typology for resurrection and rebirth is a well-known rite of passage —
You must be ready to burn yourself in your own flame. How could you become new if you haven’t first become ashes?”— Friedrich Nietzsche