Common Sense and Enlightenment

When you speak of lofty ideals and concepts, such as awakening and enlightenment, it’s often easy to lose yourself in the “etherial bliss of the universe”, and ignore common sense. Of course, common sense is a misnomer–it is anything but common, and we’ve all heard common sense that isn’t sense at all. Now a days, […]

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The Enemy of Enlightenment

BLOG #3 THE ENEMY OF ENLIGHTENMENT——-DUMBING DOWN If you look at the boxes on the cover of the book, you wonder about timing. When do we move up the rungs of the ladder to complete the next step of our enlightenment? How long will it take? Is there a benefit to speed, and a penalty […]

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Facts vs. Factoids

Chapter one of the book talks about facts and how their importance is overrated.  (I know this statement sounds like heresy, but, bear with me.) Let’s first explore the word “factoid”. Definition of a factoid:  an assumption or speculation that is reported and repeated so often that it becomes accepted as a fact.  In the […]

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The Victim Mentality

I reread the book a few weeks ago.  It’s interesting that even though I wrote it, I learn something new each time.  Perhaps my mind wanders through a different sequence of thoughts and arrives at expanded or even new conclusions. This is mentioned in the book, explaining that thoughts and memories are stored in relationship […]

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