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Category Archives: meditation
I’ll grant you, it can be a pretty unpleasant illusion. I mean, people are cutting themselves. It’s not fun. Why do we do it? This is another of the ‘glitch in the myth’ series, which should all be in the … Continue reading
Stan Grof gave this talk at the SAND conference last year. If you’re not familiar with Transpersonal psychology, or psychology that overlaps into spirituality, you may find it an interesting talk. Particularly the mention of spiritual emergence and the … Continue reading
Separation and loneliness is a huge issue right now. Important enough to interrupt the tech with a post about spirituality. Along with lots of discussion about meditation, in particular mindfulness, one sees articles about the outer darkness. The deep loneliness … Continue reading
There’s this feeling of separation and loneliness that pervades Western culture. Even down to the idea that humans were a separate order of creation and somehow set apart from the rest of nature. Nature was fallen and we had to … Continue reading
This comes adjacent to a lot of thinking about the perils of Dominator culture. That term is used to describe the overt military, patriarchal culture that arose out of the bronze and iron ages. Yes it really is only a … Continue reading
Wow. Finally. My household has moved in to the new property in Ky and all but a few of the boxes are unpacked. The first herb and veggie seedlings have gone in the ground, which is fantastic rich earth btw, … Continue reading
Photo essay. I’m one of the millions of Australians who live with depression and post-traumatic stress. Over the years I’ve tried probably a dozen different medications for this, which either don’t work or the side effects are worse than the … Continue reading