Author Archives: Kris Nelson

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Admit Wrong and Imagine Better – Self-Knowledge Barriers Pt.2

Unlearning and Admitting Wrong Understanding who we are, what we are doing here, and what is taking place within and around us is restricted by barriers to awakening consciousness, self-realization, self-knowledge, etc. that in turn prevent us from facing ourselves. Letting go of attachment to illusions is the way to learn who we truly are. A person may need to […]

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Self-deception, delusion, excuses, morality and ‘reality negotiation’

I was looking into denial, self-deception and self-delusion regarding our excuses and justifications for wanting to believe that we are ‘good’ people regardless if our actions are wrong (specifically to relate to fellow non-human animals). I found some good information… Reality negotiation is a process where people negotiate with reality in order to sustain their personal theories of being “good” […]

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Ignorance and Nescience

Ignorance and nescience may be considered the same, but when looking at the core etymology of each word, we discover that they mean two different things. Ignore: To refuse to pay attention to; disregard Synonyms: snub, brush aside, brush off, discount, dismiss, neglect, pay no attention to, overlook, pass over, shut your eyes to, turn a blind eye to Ignorant: […]

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Consciousness and the Cerebral Hemispheres

Our consciousness, as it is manifesting through the faculties of the brain, is the underlying causal factor of what generates our experience by the expressions of our thought, emotion and action. In this sense the external world we contribute to and co-create is truly a reflection of what is going on inside of us as we manifest outwards through our actions. If the physiological component (brain) through which consciousness is able to manifest in this experience is not functioning properly, we don’t engage in much higher order thinking.

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