Articles containing "Resistance"


Nature of Resistance

Resistance

I find that just as in physics, resistance plays a big part in spirituality as well. What we resist isn’t removed by our resistance, and much of orthodox religious teaching seems to extol resistance, denial, asceticism. I suppose they can… Seek More

Conditioning

Resistance

Conditioning is a terrible thing to overcome, and in identifying it we resist it. It was all we were taught to do… not identifying the source, that primal world that we still come from. We didn’t arise by accident. No… Seek More

Resistance: Essence and Form

Resistance

About changing essential nature… I can turn water into vapour. It’s in waters nature to become vapour. You interact with it, but you don’t change its nature. The sun makes it vapour also. It is a part of what we… Seek More

Resistance and Principles

Resistance

What is the difference between resistance and principles? Principles manifest as essences, and they don’t block you. They empower you. To say I believe that love is the highest ideal. What does love as the highest ideal prevent you from?… Seek More

Instinct to Overcome

Resistance

If you do a thing and you do it right the first time, what must you learn? Really nothing. That is not defining of the human condition, but we make it a part of it. Mostly, because as I have… Seek More

Code of Harmlessness

Unity

Because of the dissonance in this world, it is deafening. The world screams in pain, and I hurt. There is not many problems. There is only one, and it is this we are discussing today. To abstain from it is… Seek More

Direction and Individuality

Direction

People mistake consciousness for individuality. There is a transcendent and encompassing consciousness. Our ancestors knew of it. Spirits of place. There is also a natural drive to harmony, to supporting the group. Order and disorder balance where there is oneness… Seek More

Why Deny Passion?

Passion

Thinking gets you where you are, and often gets you stuck and keeps you there. Do your passions arise from thinking? Can you be angry and out of control and be aware that you are angry and out of control?… Seek More

Secret of Conflict

Shadow

The secret of conflict is that there is no conflict. We perceive ourselves to be in opposition. But the one who opposes you, do they oppose “you”? Or has their way run afoul of yours? They seek something in opposition.… Seek More

Our Place in Existence

Gnosis

Gnosis has many sources. It is one of those phenomenon like the preponderance of certain symbols that co-arose cross culturally. Like the presence of dragons in every world mythology. The intuition that “god” is somehow indwelling the human soul has… Seek More