In the beginning of the twentieth century, a peculiar stirring in the universe, one Salvador Dali. Born to Catalonian (community of Spain) parents in the north of Spain, Dali was the couple’s second. Their first had died prior to Dali’s birth, and it was into this bizarre situation of overshadowing that the young artist was thrown. Salvador Dali is perhaps best known for his work, … Continue reading Salvador Dalí and his Mystical world – Hard and Soft
The now-famous counterculture mystic Alan Watts has a funny phrase he uses to describe the kind of insincere, plastic progress we see popping up everywhere in display homes, shopping center refurbishments, “reality” television and so on. He calls this process the “Los-Angelization” of the world, referring of course to the excessive and desire-oriented urbanization of the American city of Los Angeles. I feel that we … Continue reading The Los-Angelization of Love
As I sit here with the wind rolling past my mountainside home, warm sun slowly reanimating the dormant insects and reptiles, first stirrings of cars in the distance; I am reminded of the pure and natural expression of the spiritual mind that can be found in the works of the Chinese sages of old. Simply put, the Tao is an unspeakable experience. It cannot be … Continue reading A tale of riverway
I’d like to say a few words on something I feel is one of the most important insights of both ancient and modern philosophy, an insight which may hold the key to our seemingly insoluble difficulties in the modern world. But first, I must set the scene. We here in the West in 2017 are faced with an alarmingly wide array of problems, or seeming … Continue reading Words on Nondualism
Now more than ever as a nation we need to pierce the veil of mainstream media propaganda and investigate for ourselves the events of both national and international concern. Over the past several days reports have come in of chemical attacks within Syria, killing many civilians including women and children. Though these attacks are real, we are being lied to about the who’s & why’s … Continue reading What is happening in Syria?!