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Rejecting Reality? Maybe You’re Engaging in Cognitive Dissonance!

Cognitive dissonance, is like double-think, and also similar to self-justification. It’s a form of reality negotiation, a process where we negotiate with reality to sustain our conformity to beliefs in falsity through the construction of illusions. We will often reject reality as it ‘is’ (new information), and instead opt to “feel-good” about ourselves by holding onto what we previously believed to […]

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Characters and Our Character

This started off as research into the word morality itself. Another little word journey and weaving a larger tapestry from it. Video Audio Download .mp3: Characters and Our Character Morality “moral qualities,” “moral instruction; morals, manner, character,” http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=morality directly from Latin moralis “proper behavior of a person in society,” literally “pertaining to manners,” coined by Cicero (“De Fato,” II.i) to […]

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Infatuated and Blinded by the New, Novelty

We want beauty, not horror. We seek beauty as a representation of truth and goodness in nature, and in many misguided artificial attempts at creating so-called “beauty” in our attachment to the pleasure trap. Many people do not want to see reality as it is, to then empower themselves with accurate perceptions instead of remaining disempowered through illusions. Refusal to […]

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Caring Enough to Take Real World Action

The full segment from Mark Passio’s Street-Wise Spirituality presentation 2014-05-31 http://whatonearthishappening.com/podcast Having enough knowledge to know what action will lead to a better outcome, not just taking action indiscriminately or randomly. It certainly is not about remaining passive in the face of all the evil taking place and accepting it as it is. It will take a collective act of […]

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