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Truth or Lies?

I believe we are given free will so we can discover the infinite power that lives within us. It is the source of our dreams, creativity, self-identity and what makes us each totally unique; one of a kind. 179 more words


Bullied . . .

Never be bullied into silence.  Never allow yourself to be made a victim.  Accept no one’s definition of your life; define yourself.

Been there, done that, never again.

Muses & Possibilties

Alvin Plantinga - Against Materialism

The debate over what consciousness is and how it interacts with the body is a debate in which both science and philosophy operate. Philosophers have generally referred to this debate as the mind-body problem. 1,625 more words


The Painful Distinction of Doing and Being

*Image credit:  Gardner Edmunds

It’s December 17th today, I am sitting in my office (the Panera Bread location) and enjoying the high of just mailing the last of my christmas gifts.   1,178 more words


My Duality project and how I got to where I am today.

I was born and raised in the Southern states of America. My mother and father, both from very poor families, met during the Vietnam-American war. I grew up on Army bases with an older brother as my guardian and my hero. 513 more words


Review: A Buddhist History of the West

David R. Loy, State University of New York Press, Albany 2002.

In A Buddhist History of the West, David Loy extends the idea of scarcity (or Lack, using Buddhist terms) to include spiritual emptiness.  1,074 more words


A Potential Cartesian Eureka?

For a long time I’ve been interested in Descartes’ theory of mind/body dualism. It’s a philosophy that has mostly been debunked as implausible, simply because no firm connection between the mind and body has ever been proven. 638 more words