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BETWEEN GOOD AND EVIL

Between good and evil there exists a certain rebelliousness or naughtiness rooted in our capacity for cynicism. A lot of bad or anti-social behaviour stems from an intelligent appreciation or common-sense intuition that what is going on around one is a great deception, an enormous waste of time based on hypocritical notions of what is right and good. 681 more words

Philosophy

How does your illness define you?

Chronic illness isn’t how you are and in many ways it Doesn’t define you and shouldn’t define you. But we cannot deny it has an impact and in that sense it does define our who we are and how we move in the world in some important ways. 665 more words

From Khaos to Being, via Sapiens

The original Greek χάος comes from the verb to gape and is therefore the dark emptiness, the black abyss in the yawning mouth of the Universe. 512 more words

Philosophy

2017 in Review

2017 was a busy year with lots of things coming together and many things nationally and globally falling apart. I added a new piece to my job at the VA this year. 1,328 more words

Being Fully Human

ON HAPPINESS

Let us make it quite clear: Happiness is not our goal.

But how could happiness ever be a goal in the first place? It is illusionary to assume that happiness can be searched for and then found, and if this sometimes does happen it is always brought about by accident rather than via any law of cause and effect. 276 more words

Philosophy

ON HUMAN HISTORY

Human history: the study of that which has never been allowed to be. It would have to begin with a description or definition of what it could have been. 295 more words

Philosophy

Inside, Out

Live life from the inside, out.

Let the Self, your inner wisdom, direct the way.

Path To Being