During the Coronavirus pandemic, a lot of conspiracy theories have been floating around the Internet ranging from it's a man-made bio-weapon, to it's a 5G radiation thing.. either way somehow Bill Gates is involved. Most people would automatically roll their eyes at these … [Read more...] about Conspiracy theories
Sitting here on my couch on God knows what day of Corona quarantining, it hit me. What if.. I could live my life as if nothing that was going on in the world around me had any impact whatsoever on who I am, what I'm capable of doing, or how I chose to feel. In other words, what … [Read more...] about A dream so possible
I've always been intrigued by the relationship between two polar opposite concepts: selfishness and self-love. We know selfishness really well because it's rampant in Western society; it's people's seemingly inherent lack of consideration for others in favor for their own … [Read more...] about Selfishness vs. Self-love
A number of years ago I attended the Motorcycle Safety Foundation basic rider's course to obtain my motorcycle license (highly recommend). One of the key takeaways from the classroom sessions was a concept known as target fixation. A 2016 article from Cycle World describes target … [Read more...] about Target fixation
When you smile, the whole world smiles back at you. It is my belief that we literally create our own reality.. and I mean literally in a way that's difficult to explain. Whatever it is we are experiencing in life, it may seem like it is random or circumstantial or external to … [Read more...] about Changing faces
If you haven't listened to Alan Watts lately, I would highly recommend giving him a try. He would often refer to life as one big cosmic joke. In so many ways, life is not even close to as serious as we make it out to be. This applies to all perspectives: from the one who sees the … [Read more...] about A cosmic joke
"So sorry to bother you, but.." ~ "I'm so sorry, am I in your way?" ~ "Nah it's okay I don't need a ride, I'll just walk." ~ "I don't mean to trouble you, but.." ~ "No no it's okay, I don't need help.. I'll manage." I can't help but notice there are way too many people who … [Read more...] about You are not in the way!
Indoctrination is a process of teaching a person or a group of people to accept a set of beliefs uncritically. We can very obviously see this process take place when we observe the phenomenon from the outside, kind of like the way we critically look down upon other oppressive … [Read more...] about You are a program