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Advocate for the Devil

Creative Meditation

Is being enlightened having everything you contact hold your interest? Ah, excellent question. It is. Compassion is having everything hold your interest. Artists feel compassion for their art. They describe their creative works as their children, even begin to imagine… Seek More

Full Immersion in Consciousness

Creative Meditation

I’ve heard that self talk goes away when one is enlightened. I’ve noticed that it goes away when I’m watching TV or a movie. What is going on there? Well, science has another word for the processes I have been… Seek More

Accessing Fluid Intelligence

Creative Meditation

Do you know how you think? Can you describe to me how a thought happens? I don’t think I can describe it, no. I know I can’t or at least can’t verbalize it. I see something and make an association.… Seek More

Exploring Sensory Experience

Creative Meditation

First off, what is meditation as you understand it? The practice of focusing in the present. Witnessing with clarity in continual interactions. A quiet, peaceful and inward process. All true. What is the purpose of meditation? A variety of purposes.… Seek More

Activity Occurs Through You

Meditation

So any questions or comments about today’s topic of Meditation? Did I cover it adequately? Yes, very much. I liked the part about making your brain like a target and being aware of it without looking directly at it, and… Seek More

Striking the Target of your Brain

Meditation

Attention is like breathing. If you want to understand the landscape, get to know it better before you try something purposeful, then watch what it does on it’s own. Watch where your thoughts and feelings go on their own. If… Seek More

You Experience You

Meditation

What things become associated with what other things has nothing to do with those supposedly independent things. There are no independent things. Even you are not an independent thing. What gets associated with the next thing depends on your personal… Seek More

You Are The World

Meditation

How much of your life seems autonomous? How much of your life experience seems to happen on it’s own? A lot more than I previously thought.¬†Science would say it all does. It’s a very popular view in the mainstream scientific… Seek More

We Are Meant to be Active Components

Meditation

How do you know when you are thinking? To know that you are thinking there has to be a you and then there has to be thinking, something the you does.¬†If thinking is something the you does, then it shouldn’t… Seek More

Do You Know Yourself?

Meditation

I don’t mean for today to be an introductory talk on meditation. I have already done that work before. I hope to get to the essence of the meditative practice and experience. Is everyone already familiar with meditation in one… Seek More