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Spiritual Bypassing & the Psychology of Awakening

“Spiritual seekers who suffer from a deflated sense of self, take spiritual teachings about selflessness to mean that they should keep a lid on themselves and not let themselves shine.. As typically happens in many spiritual communities, [they] use spiritual practice … Continue reading

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Ready for a New Way of Thinking?

“We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive.”  ~Albert Einstein If you turn on the news, the human species seems to be at a crisis point. Poverty, racism, political division, ecological destruction, social instability and other seemingly “unsolvable” problems appear to be getting … Continue reading

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The Hero’s Journey – Joseph Campbell

“The achievement of the hero is one that he is ready for, and it’s really a manifestation of his character. The way in which the landscape and the conditions of the environment match the readiness of the hero. The adventure … Continue reading

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It’s a Pink Floyd World – Welcome (Back) to the Machine

“Welcome my son, welcome to the machine. What did you dream? It’s alright we told you what to dream.” ~Pink Floyd Each day, hundreds of millions of children around the world are forced to engage in boring school activities, to … Continue reading

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Awareness is Free – Nisargadatta Maharaj

 “Our minds are just waves on the ocean of consciousness. As waves they come and go. Know yourself as the ocean of being, the womb of all existence. These are all metaphors of course; the reality is beyond description. You … Continue reading

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Children Need to Be Free to Learn

“Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.” ~Socrates Children are born to be curious, sociable, skillful, joyful and empathetic. Their minds are creative and flexible, their hearts trusting and open. They come into the … Continue reading

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‘Zionism Has Nothing to do With Judaism’ – Holocaust Survivor Dr. Hajo Meyer

“My name is Hajo Meyer, I was born in August 1924 in Beilefeld, western Germany. And so I am 86 years old. And I had to leave Germany in January 1939 because from November 1938 on I was not allowed … Continue reading

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