Fancy That! – Life is Mental After All

1 – We are Born Brainless Nobodies – To our minds, we come into being as material beings explained as being due to physical stuff such as biology and classical physics. Much time is spent trying to explain how we are something as opposed to nothing or even why there is anything as opposed to […]

Gary’s Thoughts on the God Issue

This is the first post in a new category “Insights & Understanding” in which I attempt to simplify the incredibly complicated subject of Reality from my point of view. May your God go with you God – The absolute – The Tao – Universal Consciousness – Source – Mind at Large – The One – […]

Make Life Interesting – Read!

Arguably the greatest character strength to develop is the love of learning (wisdom) – Mastering new skills, topics, and bodies of knowledge, whether on one’s own or formally; related to the strength of curiosity but goes beyond it to describe the tendency to add systematically to what one knows progressively. For learning lovers – reading […]

Idea Orgies

Absolute truth tends to discourage debate. Once you conclude that the ideas you have inside your head are from God or Nature or Pure Reason, once you think you are hard wired to Absolute Truth so that your views do not simply represent your perspective, then the rest of us are in trouble. John D. […]

Somewhere In Between

“Are we in danger of becoming robots or is it already too late for some?” This is on the subject of human disconnection with nature, the very roots from which we grew. I was walking back home from the gym in the wind and the rain, feeling glad to be living. My blood pumping and […]

Its Okay To Be Different

Walking The Path Less Trodden Growing up it’s always the differences that we fear in ourselves and tend to ridicule in others. We are a cruel species. There seems to be a comfort in being exactly like everyone else or being different in a conformist way such as punks, goths, teddy boys etc. etc. It […]

Feeling Alone in a Crowd

I am probably not alone in spending the majority of my life believing myself ordinary and unexceptional and as such with nothing of interest to say to people on how they may live their lives. Retrospectively I have always had this feeling of never really belonging in groups and a feeling of being the odd […]

A Question About Marriage

The Question – As a married person would you get married again given your time over? PART 1 – Why Marriage is Convenient for Social Control. Selfish Philanthropy. “There is much too much sugar and sorcery in those feelings of ‘for others’, of ‘not for me’, for one not to have to become doubly distrustful […]