Death Wish: A Meditation Dream

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Go ahead, make my day… The gun didn’t scare me, nor did the guy holding it that was going to kill me. In fact, I was intrigued, curious to the nth degree – what would death be like? What would I experience? Would I experience? Who would experience, if there was experience? If there was…


What is Meditation?

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Origin of the English Word Meditation ‘Meditation’ – derived from the Latin meditatio, from a verb meditari, meaning “to think, contemplate, devise, ponder”. Interesting that the word’s English origins point toward more engaged mental activity than I tend to associate with meditation. To me, even contemplation involves less active thinking and more pondering or a…


Do We Really Want to Know Ourselves?

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How little personality really wants to know “….don’t worry if, at the end of any day, you suddenly realize that you can’t remember a word I’ve said. That doesn’t matter. It’s the journey itself that’s going to change you.”  Ishmael – by Daniel Quinn (A gorilla comments on the current state of affairs) It seems…