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Psychology is warped by too much reliance on patterns and types rather than how people actually function

You will never figure yourself out by answering questionnaires or trying to match yourself with a psychological metric or type.

Beyond that, you will absolutely never… 65 more words

Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)

Cremation Service and Memorial Fund of Lamchen Gyalpo Rinpoche

It is with great sadness that we write to let you know the passing of Venerable Lamchen Gyalpo Rinpoche in the United States on the 15th of October, 2017.   497 more words

Buddhist Practice

Poor precision in communication distorts motives

And distorted motives warp human interactions, which in turn degrade individual psychology.

There is no way around it—the ways almost all people communicate are much cruder than their brains are capable of… 553 more words

Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)

Buddhism and ethical signalling

Buddhism is very much a system of ethics. Buddhist practice is founded on the Five Precepts of refraining from killing, stealing, sexual misconduct, lying, and the irresponsible use of alcohol. 441 more words

Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)

Lessons from today's meditation

Today I had a pleasure of being taught meditation again in a Buddhist Monastery. I love the variety of monks that take sessions. Each one is very individual with unique personalities and I can’t help but smile most of the time I am there. 509 more words

Nature Based Spirituality

Conscious of what?

A primary question about consciousness is “conscious of what?”

What if your consciousness is based on an error?

If you become conscious of the error, you will most likely correct it and thus change your consciousness. 245 more words

Thought