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Ground Children, Cage Adults

source, sourceWhen children misbehave in certain ways, parents often send them to their room for punishment. When adults misbehave in certain ways, the mommy-daddy-nanny state chooses to cage people as punishment. These cages are allegedly there for our rehabilitation in a prison system. sourceAs a society, we are not dealing with the problem through a collective pressure in our community […]

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Consciousness, Causality & Free Will – Aggregately Sowing and Reaping Our Collective Reality

Causality is intimately connected with free will and consciousness. We have great degrees of freedom in our ability to choose what to do and the effect it has upon reality. We are causal agents, sowing the seeds within consciousness that grow into the fruits of our labor through our actions that produce effects into reality. We also reap from reality, […]

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Know Thyself – The importance of understanding the functionality of consciousness, psyche, mind, self, etc.

Know thyself. Temet nosce (Latin). Gnōthi seauton (Greek). It means know the self or yourself. Why is this important? If someone knows how you function and operate, and what you are likely to do, they can predict with reasonable accuracy what to do, or what situations to create, for you to do what they want you to do. From psychologists, […]

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The Happiness Delusion

Happiness is a delusion? No, not necessarily, but it can be. Controversial title? Yes. What does controversy mean? Let’s start with this side topic before we get to the title of the post, as it is directly linked to it.Latin contra means “opposite, face-to-face, against”. Latin versus/versare means to “change or alter, to turn, turn back, be turned, convert, transform, […]

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Windows of Perception

The default conditioned perceptual window that most of us view our surroundings from creates a fictional worldview and has us “seeing” semblances or proxies for “good”, “order”, “freedom” and “peace”. We then take these false proxies as the real thing. The perceptual veil and illusion of reality has us abdicating our personal responsibility. The system is constructed to insulate us […]

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Some Complexities about the Word “Natural”

As with many words, the word “natural” has nuances in how we use it to reference aspects of reality.   Our innate capacity to collect materials, and use them without transmutation, is a basic form of natural behavior. We (human animals) evolved the capacity to alter chemical compositions at will through technological developments that are built further away from the […]

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Why Do Some People Bully Others and Enjoy Creating Misery and Suffering?

Why do some people abuse others? Why do some people bully others? Why are some people malicious to others? Why are some people looking to create meaningless conflict with others? Why do some people enjoy trolling and harassing others? It comes down to a lack of respect for others, and for themselves ultimately, where they lack the ability to look […]

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