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Some Thoughts on Thought

By meestereric | March 29, 2016 |

Some Thoughts on Thought, Universal or Not? Since becoming involved with an Advaita community (meditating and discussing consciousness with them, etc.), many of whom are also informed by Buddhism, it’s…

What Is Meditation, and Is It Needed?

By meestereric | March 22, 2016 |

To taste something sweet, is it necessary to eat strawberry ice cream, or can you simply eat a wild strawberry? Meditation… Like yoga, it seems to be something you hear…

Eckhart Tolle and Attention to Thoughts

By meestereric | February 18, 2016 |

I heard Eckhart Tolle talking about feelings as indicators of the quality of thinking and it’s origins (from the video “Your Ego Loves Unhappiness”): The feeling will often tell you…

Facts of Life – The Axioms of Happiness

By meestereric | February 10, 2016 |

One day a few years ago, when I was complaining to a Zen-like life coach and friend, he confronted me in a very direct way, with some powerful questions. The…

Western Philosophy of Mind and the Problem of Life

By meestereric | February 7, 2016 |

Turning Western Philosophy of Mind on It’s Head Is life a problem to be solved? The philosophers and scientists who are trying to figure out how the mind works are…

Death and Life are The Same: A Peak Experience

By meestereric | December 10, 2015 |

When I was 21 years old, I had an experience of the ultimate, the infinite Oneness that we all are, that everything is. Here’s how it happened: I was with…

The Dream: A Brief Personal History with The Three Principles

By meestereric | December 6, 2015 |

Someone asked me again—this time it was Jamie Smart, via an online message—”sounds like you’ve been aware of these principles for many years. When/where did you first hear about them?”.…

The Inside-Out View: Psychological Freedom

By meestereric | October 26, 2015 |

When you are up against a wall, at the end of your rope, that’s when it can happen. If you are lucky. The ego has been shaken, usually in small,…

Happiness in Work

By meestereric | August 31, 2015 |

“Don’t equate your self-worth with how well you do things in life. You are’t what you do. If you are what you do, then when you don’t … you aren’t.…

The Paradoxes Along the Path

By meestereric | July 11, 2015 |

(Click here to jump down to the list of paradoxes) Note: The contradictions one hears in spiritual teachings are not necessarily paradoxes. What’s the difference between a paradox and a…

Dialogues With a Mad Solipsist

By meestereric | July 11, 2015 |

solipsism |ˈsälipˌsizəm|  noun the view or theory that the self is all that can be known to exist. This dialogue started on Facebook, where I made a posting about the…

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