24.200 Ancient Philosophy, Fall 2004. The Present - Universal Truth - The Ultimate Truth. A man should look for what is and not for what he thinks should be.
Albert Einstein Truth you can check: It is as matter of fact as the ground and as useful as food. It's the kind of truth that can make hate and war as unnecessary as ignorance. Charles Darwin revealed how evolution works, but not what it really means. Evolution is no longer just a theory; it has been proven true beyond a reasonable doubt. The evidence says we evolved as life evolved. Human beings did not just appear at the top of the evolutionary ladder to reap the benefits of those millions of years of evolution without having to live through it. In other words, you were those other animals. You had to be lower animals to be a human now. In addition to the fossil evidence, the genetic code proves that all animals, including us, evolved from bacteria over the last 700 million years on earth. Science and Spirituality. Any Points of Contact?
The Teachings of U.G.Krishnamurti: A Case Study [Paper presented by Dr. J.S.R.L.Narayana Moorty at the Krishnamurti Centennial Conference held at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, U.S.A., May 18-21, 1995] Terence McKenna Land. Media/McKenna streaming audio and video Rupert Sheldrake hosts many excellent realaudio streams including Trialogues at the Edge of the MilleniumPart I and Part II led by Terence (1.5 hours each) The Trip Receptacles : MP3 clips from all-psychedelic, all-entheogen radio, transmitted via KPFA in Berkeley with Stanislav Grof, Alexander (Sasha) Shulgin, Timothy Leary, Terence McKenna, Albert Hoffman, Rick Strassman, Fritjof Capra, Andrew Weil, D.M. Turner and many others. Several rare video clips at Global Webtrance. Let Talk With Terence!
Machine Elves 101, or Why Terence McKenna Matters. If anyone ever wanted to get to know me (i.e., what makes Daniel tick) the first thing I would have to tell them is, "Read Terence McKenna.
" A [Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy] What the Hell is Praxeology? Praxeology is the study of those aspects of human action that can be grasped a priori; in other words, it is concerned with the conceptual analysis and logical implications of preference, choice, means-end schemes, and so forth.
The basic principles of praxeology were first discovered by the Greek philosophers, who used them as a foundation for a eudaimonistic ethics. This approach was further developed by the Scholastics, who extended praxeological analysis to the foundations of economics and social science as well. In the late nineteenth century, the praxeological approach to economics and social science was rediscovered by Carl Menger, founder of the Austrian School. The term praxeology was first applied to this approach by the later Austrian economist Ludwig von Mises (portrait at left).
Along with his students (including Friedrich Hayek and Murray Rothbard), Mises employed praxeological principles to show that much existing economic and social theory was conceptually incoherent. Don't Believe In Anybody Else's BS. Ancient Theories of Soul (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy) First published Thu Oct 23, 2003; substantive revision Wed Apr 22, 2009. Sartre, Heidegger, Nietzsche: Three Philosophers in Three Hours. The Partially Examined Life Philosophy Podcast - StumbleUpon.
Richard Cassaro » Research. The Triptych Temples Of Atlantis Unprecedented New Archaeological Evidence That A Highly Advanced “Lost Civilization” Flourished In A Remote Age Older Than Recorded Time Did the world’s first cultures inherit the same high wisdom from the same more ancient but now-vanished Mother Culture?
The ancient pyramid cultures all built these Triptych (Three-Door) Temples. Does this mean they shared the same religion? Like the pyramids, the presence of these Triptych Temples worldwide throws enormous weight behind the “Atlantis” theory—the idea that civilization has much older roots than presently accepted by science; that there is a major forgotten episode in human history; that an advanced ancient culture once flourished but was destroyed in a cataclysm; and that history’s first known cultures were inheritors of its legacy. There are two different versions of history. We already know the mainstream version found in history books. Basic Philosophy, A Guide for the Intellectually Perplexed, Meta-philosophy, Common Sense Philosophy, also, A Collection of Fundamental Ideas, and, Aphorisms for Liberal Education. A framework of fundamental and practical ideas for truth seekers, idea lov.
Philosophy Bro: Plato's "The Allegory of the Cave": A Summary. Socrates: "Why do people think philosophy is bullshit?
Let me put it this way - imagine you're in a cave, all chained up so you can't turn your body at all, and all you get to look at is this one wall. Some assholes behind you are making shadow puppets using the light from a fire and making echo noises and that's all you or anyone else chained up has seen or heard all your life.
Sounds terrible, right? Except it's all you've ever known, shadows and echoes, and that's your whole world - there's no way you could know that, really, you're watching a slightly-improved M. Night Shyamalan film. Piero Scaruffi's essays. Logical Fallacies and the Art of Debate. Contents: Introduction.
Plutchik’s Wheel of Emotions. What Is Intelligence, Anyway? What Is Intelligence, Anyway?
By Isaac Asimov What is intelligence, anyway? When I was in the army, I received the kind of aptitude test that all soldiers took and, against a normal of 100, scored 160. No one at the base had ever seen a figure like that, and for two hours they made a big fuss over me. (It didn't mean anything. 15 sacred plants from cultures around the world. Did you miss part 1?
Click here. Quantum Physics and Evolving Consciousness. (The following discussion is based on David Bohm's theory of the 'Implicate Order', developed in the 1980s in order to explain the strange behavior of sub-atomic particles.
The central underlying theme of Bohm's theory is that there is a unifying reality which underlies physical reality called the 'implicate order'. This 'order' unifies the totality of existence so that nothing is separate from anything else). Today, we can venture into a discussion of quantum physics and its relationship to consciousness because much has been written about this in recent decades, and also because analogies taken from the physical world can often help us understand the spiritual world. This is because the principle "as above, so below" is universally true, whether we perceive it to be so or not.
Since the 1920s, the field of quantum physics has catapulted us forward in our understanding of the physical world. This is a serious question. The Seven Pillars of the Matrix - Waking Times « Waking Times. Robert Bonomo, ContributorWaking Times “No one is more of a slave than he who thinks himself free without being so.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Contemporary baptized, corporatized and sanitized man rarely has the occasion to question his identity, and when he does a typical response might be, “I am product manager for a large retail chain, married to Betty, father of Johnny, a Democrat, Steelers fan and a Lutheran.” His answers imply not only his beliefs but the many responsibilities, rules and restrictions he is subjected to. The Flower of Life — World Mysteries Blog. The flower of life holds a secret through which one can discover the most important and sacred pattern in the universe. This is the source of all that exists; it’s called the Fruit of Life.
It contains 13 informational systems. Each one explains another aspect of reality. Thus these systems are able to give us access to everything ranging from the human body to the galaxies. In the first system, for example, it’s possible to create any molecular structure and any living cellular structure that exists in the universe. On belief and believing... Zen Stories. An Essay by Einstein. "How strange is the lot of us mortals!
Each of us is here for a brief sojourn; for what purpose he knows not, though he sometimes thinks he senses it. But without deeper reflection one knows from daily life that one exists for other people -- first of all for those upon whose smiles and well-being our own happiness is wholly dependent, and then for the many, unknown to us, to whose destinies we are bound by the ties of sympathy. A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving... "I have never looked upon ease and happiness as ends in themselves -- this critical basis I call the ideal of a pigsty. Edward O. Wilson. The Triptych Enigma by Richard Cassaro. The Human Chakra System. Click on the Chakra of Interest. Vices Are Not Crimes, by Lysander Spooner.
A Vindication of Moral Liberty. Good News: Happiness Doesn’t Exist. Taoism. The word Tao means path or way, although the original meaning in Chinese philosophy and religion is more abstract. Jesus Christ – “The kingdom of God is within you” Jesus was once asked when the kingdom of God would come. The kingdom of God, Jesus replied, is not something people will be able to see and point to. Gospel of Thomas (Lambdin Translation) Gospel of Thomas (Lambdin Translation) Wayne Herschel author - The Hidden Records - discovered ancient alien star maps around the world showing human star origins - a true story now 'fictionalized' and twisted in PROMETHEUS movie. David Bowie placed his name with the seven stars cipher personifying himself as the starman.
He is Orion Man as the human blueprint message found in the other ancient star maps ref . On Truth & Reality: Philosophy Physics Metaphysics of Space, Wave Structure of Matter. Famous Science Art Quotes. Robert Lanza, M.D. - BIOCENTRISM » Is Death An Illusion? Evidence Suggests Death Isn't the End. » quotes. The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra.
The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra. Incubation. The Awakening. The Meaning of Life. 12 Practical Steps for Learning to Go With the Flow. Perspectives. Unveiling the Self : The Essence of Our Being. Philosophers. How to Meditate: What you didn’t know about Empty Mind Techniques and your bliss.