In the beginning was Awareness.And the Awareness was like an ocean.The Ocean of Awareness was without form or without "things".... no divisions.... only Unity.There was and will always be, nothing but the Oceanic Awareness.And the Ocean of Awareness (the "God" of everything) , forever inquisitive, discovered how to pull themself into discreet parts, and the… Continue reading Oceanic Awareness – a continuing story…
Early on, in Greek thought and Oriental thought (Indian thought was a bit more complex), humans thought atoms were the smallest thing that existed (the word in several languages means or suggests "indivisible"). In the last century, we have moved through a number of deeper levels to smaller and smaller particles. In those early days… Continue reading Oceanic Awareness as the Source of All
i am asking myself, after seeing a news item that said "Our discarded COVID19 masks are now harmful for the environment", and while i see the point of this, i wonder, "What is the base guideline of how to define "important" in our society?" How do we gauge what is more important and less important?… Continue reading A Society Catch 22……
The Eurocentrist view which has become predominant in the world today, has been many many centuries in the making. It is part of an arrogant worldview which needs to be dealt with and eradicated, in order for ingrained social and racial injustice to be dealt with effectively.Eurocentrism is a part of a larger worldview of… Continue reading We need to alter humanities current direction!
I would like to suggest the following...... Our physical world is built out of positive/negative dualistic physics, and human experience frames everything on that dualistic way of seeing everything (perceived good and evil)..... but we humans are also necessarily a part of the monistic oneness... (oneness at the root of it all) which our physical… Continue reading Reality dispels superstition – dealing with populist structures Monism dispels the myths of Dualism
Should we be reaching into the deep past for the human age of purity? Or are we moving towards a time of "better" and "more clarity" in the future? Religions say, look to some time in the past where all was revealed once and for all, while the sciences are saying that we are constantly… Continue reading The Golden Age – Should we look backwards or should we look forwards?
Speaking of social stability - Confucius is central.... These summaries are really worth the read!Excerpt: "It is also what a Chinese sociologist called a "diffused religion"; its institutions were not a separate church, but those of society, family, school, and state; its priests were not separate liturgical specialists, but parents, teachers, and officials. Confucianism was… Continue reading Confucius – a summary
An article on religion and the future of religion..... and a "response" taken from C.G.Jung's "Memories, Dreams and Reflections"..... first the BBC article (both are a bit of a read http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20190801-tomorrows-gods-what-is-the-future-of-religion My personal thoughts: i am neither of the hard core camp of "God is a myth made by man" nor am i a believer… Continue reading The future of religion – two viewpoints
Anyone who is interested in how the Chinese think, this is very worth the (long) read. 🙂 Except: "What I want to conclude with is to say that as the I Ching [Book of Changes, an ancient Chinese divination text] teaches us, there are cycles within cycles. China may be on the way up today.… Continue reading A Window into how the Chinese think – Society based on li – li mao de li [politeness and etiquette]
I am placing several items here which look at Eurocentrism - which by definition means:" Eurocentrism (also Eurocentricity or Western-centrism) is a worldview centered on or biased towards Western civilization. The exact scope of centrism varies from the entire Western world to only Europe or even just Western Europe (especially during the Cold War). When… Continue reading Eurocentrism – What is it?