Posts Tagged ‘Human

23
Aug
12

Mind, not matter

If ordinary people knew that consciousness and not matter is the link that connects us with each other and the world, then their views about war and peace, environmental pollution, social justice, religious values, and all other human endeavors would change radically

-Amit Goswami

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18
Aug
12

Optical delusion

04
Aug
12

Be the bomb

30
Apr
12

Something to think about

11
Nov
11

One World

We are in the midst of an awakening. An awakening into the realization of our power: that not only do we have the power to change what is, but also to create a new reality, one that is compatible with the law of existence as opposed to an existence made to fall in line with contrived human laws.

The law of existence is interconnectedness. Everything touches everything else. Everything affects everything else. There is nothing that is “itself”. Anything you can think of is made up of component parts working together to form something new, which is in turn part of something else. This includes people and societies. There are no islands in the sea of life.

Let’s look at it this way: quarks and other subatomic particles make up atoms, atoms make up molecules, molecules form elements, elements combine to form everything you can physically connect with. We all share these components. We are all made of the exact same material from the same source. The air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat will all, eventually, will be circulated back into the environment to be used by another organism. When we shake hands or hug or kiss we literally “rub off” on each other. Do I need to mention what happens during sexual intercourse? The point is that we become part of one another, physically. There is no divorcing ourselves from anyone or anything around us. We are inextricably glued together. This is the web of life.

There can be no revolution without evolution. Without a fundamental shift of consciousness there can be no real change. Without the realization that this is “one world” we will continue to compartmentalize ourselves, to divide ourselves by race, gender, sexual orientation and tax brackets. We will continue to be the “haves” versus the “have nots”, the “first world” versus the “third world”. Without an evolution of consciousness this world will not survive.

I believe, however, that the light is starting to creep in. The closed eyes and minds of the world are beginning to open. This is evidenced by the global Occupy movement. People are standing up and realizing that they don’t have to accept what’s being handed to them, that they can effect change and create a system that is inclusive of all, that recognizes and abides by the law of interconnectedness. The revolution is not just about monetary and political concerns, it is about life itself. It is about how we interact with each other and the planet. It is all encompassing. In the end, the revolution is about changing your point of view from “me” to “we”. This is “one world”. If we can’t learn to live together, we will certainly die together.

06
Nov
11

The “fugly ameri-cain”

What is wrong with this picture? The picture of Herman Cain as a respectable political candidate, or even a decent human being, is laughable at best. At worst, it’s one of the saddest things that I’ve ever seen. Witness this madness in the making, then ask yourself if this could possibly be real. Something is not quite right about this man. On the other hand, we should probably not take him too seriously. I think Herman Cain may be decoy; a plot by far more sinister forces inside the political arena. Is it not plausible that he could be a plant by the GOP (or the Dems. Don’t rule anything out) to seem like the worst candidate that could be chosen in order for the desired candidate to shine like polished glass? That’s my theory and I’m sticking to it. I refuse to believe that Herman Cain is an actual person.  Not so much a “brother from another mother” as a being from a galaxy far, far away! From the Sim City 999 tax plan to his quoting the Pokemon movie theme song (“a great poet once said”) to his Palin-esque interview responses to the general nonsensical nature of entire campaign—it smacks of a setup. It’s no wonder the political system is a decrepit mess. This is farce masquerading as political process. Politicians, all of them, need to stop wasting our money, stop wasting our time and stop insulting our intelligence.

 




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