Somewhere in a random swamp, in the middle of a rocky inhospitable environment, on a random planet in this vast Universe, trillions of unicellular organisms are busy zooming about, competing for resources, replicating, dying, and interacting in various ways. Their entire reality, their entire Universe, was that swamp. Anything outside of it was the equivalent of outer space to humans: a place of certain death. “Reality” was the swamp.

Little did they know that one day, a highly evolved multicellular self-aware creature walked by the swamp. The individual unicellular organisms could not perceive this being, even though it was composed…


How does our reality transform? We tend to believe that we’ve always been living in the same reality, that it’s all just “there” waiting to be uncovered. But when we look back into the past, we tend to forget that the reality that our ancestors lived in and experienced was completely different from our own. Their vision of reality, their daily experience, the way they lived and died, all reflected a paradigm, a more or less stable and agreed upon belief of what “reality” was.

Here is a simple example to illustrate what I mean:

  • Lightning strikes: “Quick! Bring my…

You’re walking down the street and then suddenly you hear two loud voices shouting at each other. You turn around the curb and see on the opposite sidewalk, a parent and a child engaged in a lively argument.

« I’m telling you, you should be looking left and right before you cross the street ! »

« I did ! You just didn’t notice ! You’re just super stressed out, as usual. You underestimate me all the time ! »

« No, I saw you. You just crossed blindly without looking ! »

« I knew there were no cars…


https://commons.bcit.ca/news/2018/11/pathology-men-vs-women/

A man and a woman find themselves stranded on a desert island. In order to survive, one must go fishing, the other collect wood and start a fire.

On the first day, the man goes fishing and the woman collects wood for the fire. After a fruitful cooperation and a good meal, the man lays down, kicks his heels up, grabs a newspaper and a beer and asks the woman to clean up the fire camp and give him a massage.

The woman is outraged and asks « why should I be the one to do that, didn’t we both…


Human rights are talked about a lot lately, mostly because of the regress experienced in many countries around the world, as authoritarian dictatorships pop up here and there, and democracy is under heavy strain for many reasons, including the failure of solving major economic and financial problems. Repetitive violation of human rights has almost become banal, especially on the part of States, but also by individuals who « say things as they are » or fight « political correctness » when in fact they are just openly calling for racism, xenophobia, homophobia, misogyny etc. These are not easy times, and…


In our modern societies, it would seem certain actions are more important than others. We have created a whole system of rewarding certain actions and punishing others, categories of acts which are admirable, and others which one should be ashamed of. …


https://pixabay.com/illustrations/stupid-dumb-thinking-brain-symbol-487043/

And so I’m back. Even though I thought my 30th article would be my last, it seems this more philosophical and esoteric series is not over yet. I have to thank paul a, one of my most fervant readers, for this latest instalment as it is directly inspired by one of his great comments.

The topic of this article is to discuss the usefulness to « think » about things, to use the mind to understand things, to « conceptualize » things. …


https://www.syfy.com/syfywire/paradox-lost-new-science-says-going-back-time-and-changing-past-might-not-change-present

You often read, whether in extreme quantum physics or “woo woo” spiritual circles, about the concept of “time” being non-existent and everything co-existing at the same time in an eternal present moment, which changes depending on our “observation” or point of focus. This article tries to distill these esoteric and very difficult concepts and find a practical way in which they can be used in our daily lives. Let’s start off with a little story.

Day 1: You’re on your way out of work and you stumble upon a lady holding a petition form, seemingly mute from the sound of…


https://pixabay.com/illustrations/blood-cells-red-medical-medicine-1813410/

The following installment of the “practical spirituality” series will focus on transportation. As you may know, the “practical spirituality” series tries to implement in practice the teachings you find in esoteric circles like the idea that we are all one, or put more simply, that each human is like one cell inside a larger global organism.

Our cells move around all the time in our bodies, but the biological equivalent of traffic jams is much more serious in the case of our bodies then what we experience every morning on the highway going to work. If one of your arteries…


http://www.caribflame.com/2017/01/brain-study-reveals-why-society-is-so-easily-controlled-by-politics-differing-views-seen-as-threats/

Welcome to my “practical spirituality” series which tries to translate very abstract esoteric concepts into practical implications and actions.

I invite you to discover my “Spiritual Journey” series if you want a to know about the abstract, theoretical spiritual background these articles rely on. In short, the “main” idea which will be explored in this series is the implication of the “we are all one” idea that you hear, time and again, in esoteric teachings. What if each human is one cell inside the body of a “larger being” or entity? …

Marma

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