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The coincidence of opposites

From Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching, passage 11: Thirty spokes converge upon a single hub; It is on the hole in the center that the use of the cart hinges.   We make a vessel from a lump of clay; … Continue reading

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A Case Against ‘Negative’ Energy

I have something of a confession to make. I choose to share this with all of you in hopes that your life will benefit in the same way mine has from adopting this assumption. This is often an unpopular opinion, … Continue reading

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Misconceptions of Karma

Karma… One of the biggest buzzwords in our culture these days is also one of the most misunderstood concepts. Honestly, it’s everywhere, and I thought I would comment on the subject. To begin, I’m going to start off with an … Continue reading

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5-7 Bits of Data

The human mind, being channeled by a bio-computer more powerful than anything ever dreamed up in any science fiction novel(the brain), has the amazing ability to compartmentalize and run all the processes of our body and conscious attention. Your mind … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Tradition

I don’t know where I first heard this story, but I’m sure from several sources. A young girl was in the kitchen with her mother about to cook a pot roast in the oven. The mother got out her recipe … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Enlightenment

From Alan Watt’s Become What You Are: The first step in Buddhism is Right Motive, and to attain enlightenment it is said that we must do away with selfish desire. But if we have selfish desire in the beginning, surely … Continue reading

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Love with No Object

From Ram Dass’ Be Love Now:  Although you may devote yourself to an aspect of the beloved, like the guru or the diety as mother, child, or lover, you are in it for the love, not for the attainment, not … Continue reading

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