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Three essentials of good communication

The three essentials of any sentient communication system are:

  1. its rules
  2. awareness of those rules
  3. meta-awareness of how those rules are working

Culture is fundamentally a communication system. 286 more words

Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)

Special Practice Days August 2017

8/07/2017 (Monday)

Partial Lunar Eclipse

On August 7, 2017there will be a Partial Lunar eclipse (you may check the link at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/August_2017_lunar_eclipse for more information). 158 more words

Buddhist Practice

Consciousness as reality itself

In Buddhism the idea that consciousness is reality and reality is conscious is called “mind only” or Yogachara.

David Ray Griffin, a process theologian, has come to… 279 more words

Functional Interpersonal Meta Linguistics (FIML)

The Mindfulness Controversy - Buddhism vs. Psychology?

In recent years many practicing psychotherapists have adopted the Buddhist practice of mindfulness as part of their therapeutic toolkit. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), for example, are being used to treat conditions such as ADHD, depression, anxiety and chronic pain. 765 more words


A modern contemplation of death

Unless the person is depressed, contemplation of death is considered a good—even essential—practice for Buddhists.

“Analysis of death is not for the sake of becoming fearful but to appreciate this precious lifetime.” —Dalai Lama… 156 more words


Mind / Body / Bow

Another long delay! Maybe this is how it will be for a while? Things are happening but slowly, and in a one step forward, one step in a totally random direction sort of way. 580 more words


The worst thing you can do

The worst thing you can do is trick someone into using their conscience to cause harm.

This not only causes said harm but also undermines the person’s moral sense, their trust in their own moral feelings. 88 more words