Monthly Archives: September 2010

Ignorance causing obsession.


Our obsession, in the western world, with the prolongation of human life can be likened to manipulating a long train journey, which starts at station A and ends at station Z, so that the distance between any two stations, say … Continue reading

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The Sterility of Hyperbole.


In ‘Westernised’ societies we are in a time of rampant hyperbole. It is hurled at us at every opportunity supposedly to make us feel good, or because the hurler hopes to gain from making us feel good. We too embrace … Continue reading

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Emotions.


Often, emotions stifle the mind, loosen the tongue and harden the heart.

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How is the illusion of colour created?


If we are shown a green leaf and asked what its colour is, we will reply that it is green. However, it is not green. It only appears to be green because it absorbs all but that part of the … Continue reading

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Thought and Menting.


With reference to this entry  and the link therein, as well as other mention of menting, ment, mentivity etc. try this: For Thought manifesting one might best refer to the common expressions “It dawned on me.” and “It occurred to … Continue reading

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The Human Condition.


The human condition, the human state, is merely the means to the end and not the end in itself. {Remember this as often as you can.}

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An Interesting Prediction.


Gleaned last night from a documentary on the Indus civilization of some 4000 years ago and attributed to one of the sages of that time, this snippet from the Mahabharata (I think it was.): ” . . . . . … Continue reading

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Nationalism and the Spirit.


With reference to our Spirit selves, how can something that has lived, and will live, in many different countries be nationalistic? If you are, reassess your attitude.

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Nationalism and the “I”.


According to the Bible ‘The greatest sin* is the “I” ‘. Nationalism is the “I” of a large group of people, a nation. *I prefer the word “mistake” to the word “sin”. NOTE: This is a subtle manifestation of the … Continue reading

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The Purpose of Human Life.


The purpose of human life is the dissolution of the soul and the revelation of the Spirit.

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