Tag: enlightenment

Enlightenment – Safety NOT Guaranteed

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Realization – What are the risks? What brings people to the path? For most, it’s suffering and a desire to end the suffering, but that desire is at the root of the suffering. How can one end suffering by suffering.? I suppose the answer to that is enlightenment, but if the suffering ceases, then obviously…


Mind Tripping in the Mental Maze

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Adventures in neuroscience mental coding – mindfulness In my last post, I gave a very brief introduction to our mind’s use of object relations as a way of storing and processing information. The mind is very useful, but as they say – the mind is a good servant, but a lousy master. The mind is…


The Neuroscience of Enlightenment

Is Neuroscience Unlocking the Doors to the Kingdom? Is this a great time to be alive or what? Who is thinking this question? How is this sense of self generated? Are the thoughts of this self simply habits triggered by cues? How does the brain and all of those synaptic processes create an external and…