Encore Post – The Eighth Sense

This entry was previously posted in 2008 and is an excerpt from the book, Awake in This Life: a guide for those climbing the Mountain of Spirit. ___ Another way to refer to the Witness is to call it our “Eighth Sense.” By this I mean that we have our five...

Awareness and Having Sex With Groupies

Stuart Davis courageously (and hilariously) takes on the implications of our sexuality, ahem, co-arising with desire and identity: A little awareness goes a long way… toward ruining everything. I used to bang groupies. It was fun. I became a little more aware,...

The Edge of Awareness

In Self Awareness: The Final Frontier by V.S. Ramachandran, we’re treated to a neuroscientists take on what he calls “One of the last remaining problems in science is the riddle of consciousness.” Especially interesting is his treatment of qualia,...

Redux: In Mind

I wrote about this in Chapter 4 of AiTL. Here’s another look. Past and future veil God from our sight. Burn both of them with fire. ¬óRumi What is troubling us is the tendency to believe that the mind is like a little man within. ¬óLudwig Von Wittgenstein The only...

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