Category Archives: Know Thyself

Learning About Immorality Leads to More Morality

We can’t really know what being moral is, until we know what being immoral is. The greater degree of accuracy in understanding what is immoral, the greater degree of accuracy we have in understanding what is moral. Don’t understand that? I will explain more 🙂 Without understanding even one thing (one action, one behavior) as immoral, then the default worldview […]

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The Brain and Consciousness

  Understanding certain basic structures and functionality of the human brain is part of the discovery of self. This is to know yourself, self-knowledge. Many of us do not understand what the basic components of the brain are responsible for, how they work and what they give rise to with respect to qualities of our consciousness and ego-personality-identity construct. Understanding […]

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Understanding What is Right, Good, and Moral is Our Responsibility

Many people think they are “good” no matter what they do. Slavers thousands of years ago, centuries ago, and to this day, thought and think of themselves as “good”. sourceHitler and Stalin thought of themselves as “good” and doing what was “right”. Simply thinking something is so, doesn’t make it so. We all have a responsibility to objectively understand how […]

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Changing Minds is Hard, Especially When Identity is Attached to a Belief

Presenting evidence or facts doesn’t always get accepted. We can dismiss evidence that contradicts our firmly held beliefs. There is even the backfire effect where we can dig into our belief and hold on tighter than before. source A new study shows that challenging political beliefs activates areas of the brain that govern personal identity and emotional responses to threats. […]

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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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Are You the Author and Authority of Your Authentic Life?

Authority. Is it illusion or fantasy? Is it real or legitimate? Is there no authority? Is there a misrepresentation through lack of clarity? What about authenticity? Do none of these things exist, since they don’t exist in themselves as particular objects in reality? Well, neither does truth… but “it” exists. These representations about reality do exist, because they are expressions […]

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Life and Death, Immortality, and Fear. No Death = No Life.

There is currently a lot of desire and attraction towards transhumanism and immortality. It’s being portrayed as some wonderful thing. I don’t view it as such. They want to incorporate technological augmentation into their body, “justified” by their desires, wants, wishes and predilections to “improve” and “overcome” certain aspects of being human they view as “limitations”. They want to extend […]

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Empowering Change by Creating a Market for Truth!

“Who controls the past controls the future; who controls the present controls the past.” – 1984, by George Orwell Video (20min)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=enSa5tuugj0 Audio (20min)   Stream or Download   Is knowledge power? Yes, in at least two ways. power to you: knowledge gained can empower you to understand something and act in accordance with that understanding power from you: knowledge […]

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Seeking Truth and Morality Comes from the Core of Who We Are

Most of us try to live through the idea of what we consider to be “good”. But our ability to actualize the authentic, genuine, real, true good is limited by various barriers.a Many falsities are accepted as “truth” which creates an illusory perceptual framework of reality that blinds us to what is actually happening. By digging deeper into the false […]

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