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Daily Practices

Daily Practices such as chanting, reciting sacred texts, prayer, "worship", bowing down in humility, yoga, taking time for a daily quiet time such as meditation, the lighting of candles and incense, all can reconnect us to our inner wisdom guide. The urge to do so, found in all cultures of the world, is the inborn… Continue reading Daily Practices

Social Change in the 21st century · What does the Future Hold for Humanity?

Why Only the Worldview “Reality” can save humankind – Part 2

So, what would this "Reality" social system look like?NOTES HERE - but there are issues already revealing themselves, in how this might work...which have made me doubt, that without the type of system which western folks hate, some form of totalitarian system, there is no way to re-work the system which rises above the mess… Continue reading Why Only the Worldview “Reality” can save humankind – Part 2

Social Change in the 21st century · What does the Future Hold for Humanity?

Why Only the Worldview “Reality” can save humankind – Part 1

Because all ideologies are essentially "putting a spin on reality", and because there is no way to have all humans agree on one ideology, the world needs a "Reality (in Society) Party" where the ideology is Reality itself. The spin focusing on individual rights has put the priority of our societal health in the backseat,… Continue reading Why Only the Worldview “Reality” can save humankind – Part 1

Allan Watts · Zen and Chan History · Zen in the West

Zen in the Western World

An discussion of early Zen development in the west (specifically, from the time of the beatniks onwards) and some differences between how Zen was lived originally, how it was lived in Japan, and how the Western world has begun building its concepts into Western society (often without properly understanding its roots).Because Zen was so foreign… Continue reading Zen in the Western World

North American Conservative Evangelicalism

Religious Zeal – North American Evangelicalism (no separation of church and state even intended)

So.... at this point, I am continuing on with my life perspective of being a "watcher". Watching, gathering information, and standing in a place of no bias. For myself, to jump in one bandwagon or another has no benefit, and speaks to me ONLY of imbalance. But at the same time, I am pounding in… Continue reading Religious Zeal – North American Evangelicalism (no separation of church and state even intended)

Social Change in the 21st century · What does the Future Hold for Humanity?

The fallacy of: “Society must be responsible for “my personal Right to be accepted for who i am .”

It is high time to let go of the 21st century dysfunctional concept of “Society is responsible for fixing my sense of need for approval, and for fixing "my need to feel accepted.” On the other hand, this in no way negates our individual duty to "do unto others as we would have them do… Continue reading The fallacy of: “Society must be responsible for “my personal Right to be accepted for who i am .”