Bank Loan – Imaginary Monopoly Money a bank doesn’t own but loans to you in credit to inherit your earnings, for money it never possessed in the first place. Televised News – Highly edited, mildly informative, and often misleading entertainment. GMO – Cancerous, pesticide coated, spliced animal-plants. Drones (Military) – Remote controlled flying assassin droids. Money – A fictional and numerical measurement of wealth. Mass … Continue reading Realistic translations for misleading 21st century terms
Big mind, singing mind, mind without border or limit, spread edge ways across the observable universe, moss growing silently on rocky plateau in the Andes, tree frog glistens, croaks song in the Amazon night, love of mother penguin for chicklet in freezing Arctic the first rubs of Cicadas wings after seventeen years of hibernation, ecstatic lovemaking in the insect kingdom, the lights on Fifth Avenue … Continue reading A Song for Autumn
Small scratches on the white tabletop left by edges in the universe! Against the white firmament of table top Microwave in the background, Radiating! Vibration of the sole! Contact with the ultimate ground of carriage floor! The world streams by, punctuated by muffled utterings! My eye, drawn magnetically to the shadowy underside of cars, Power lines frame delicate space and call attention to emptiness between … Continue reading Ode to the weekend
Process: the process by which a theory, lesson, or skill is enacted, practiced, embodied, or realized, a combination of reflection and action that realizes the historicity of human persons. In this sense actions are realized in light of the way they affect history. Don’t escalate the hostility, don’t escalate the anger, control your mind, watch what you’re doing, be aware – totally. Demonstrate your tranquility … Continue reading Process: A Manifesto for Modern Boddhisatvas
You are being lied to, and this is no minor white lie… The model of reality you have been taught is a misconstrued religious interpretation of Newtonian Physics. Many have preached about this but only within the past several decades do we have scientific evidence to back up this assertion. Before I elaborate on this subject I’d like to clarify that everything I am about … Continue reading Suppressed Science likely to raise up humanity
As an atheist, in the sense that I do not hold to any idea of god or follow any theistic religion, I’d like to propose that identity is a social fiction that exists for the purposes of convenience, and that we confuse the fiction for the reality. The most simple argument against dualism (and in turn identity) is how one explains relationship if things are … Continue reading Identity and Dualism
I’ve noticed a recent news story making the rounds on Facebook, detailing how an American school has banned the saying of “namaste” on the grounds that it is a religious statement. The phrase, “namaste”, can be incorrectly taken as a religious statement, just like “My name is Ishu” can be incorrectly taken as a religious statement by someone willing enough to go to the trouble of … Continue reading Is it religious to say Namaste?
It is a symbol that is used to represent wealth, but it has no inherent value of its own, unlike gold, which can be used in jeweler and computing. Therefore, accumulation of money is only an accumulation of symbols that represent wealth. How much wealth a person will get out of their money determines on how clearly they understand what genuine wealth is. We can … Continue reading Money is a pure abstraction