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When you demonize someone, you blind yourself to the insights they might be able to offer.  So if you’re disciplined and clearheaded, there are no “demons,” only teachers with unsavory polarities.   20 more words

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Resignatio ad infernum

A childhood terror

As a child transitioning into my early teenage years, somewhere along the way I became terrified of eternal damnation. I wasn’t always afraid of going to hell; in my younger childhood I generally took for granted a sense of having a warm personal relationship with God, in of all its wonderful childlike simplicity. 1,943 more words

Spirituality

Two Approaches to Mysticism: Perennialist vs. Constructivist

I used to be very much interested in a life of academia. I quite liked the idea of spending my days, researching and writing about my passions, either at a university or perhaps even a think tank. 1,065 more words

Mysticism

WHATS WITH THIS MYSTIC SHIT

Maybe it sounds silly. A little over the top. Even a little far fetched. Hear me out:

A few years a ago my best friend shared a piece of writing that resonated with me so deeply. 725 more words

Growth

A LETTER TO MYSELF

Court,

Dear, dear Courtney. You are writing this letter, currently 26 years of age in the most intriguing and uncertain time of your life.

You spent most of your early adult years with someone else. 1,112 more words

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Musings

No one can provide definitive evidence on what is objectively true (science, our most effective and reliable model of reality, still has fundamental questions about the nature of reality that it is currently trying to solve).   124 more words

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