'Taboo' Chapter


We all live our lives with some unspoken agreements. Some major premises we just assume are true and right, often largely because they are functional. Our world operates on a series of agreements even without the human element to consider. Bonds between species and entities that allow for the natural growth and progress of the world as a whole. In every situation, we have an agreement and a taboo. A thing we promise to do even if not consciously, and a thing we swear to ourselves we will not do. We often feel torn between these seemingly extreme rules we have for ourselves. For every agreement you honour, you will break a taboo.

The taboo is not your master, and you honour the sacred not by leaving it untouched but by knowing it intimately. Acknowledge your agreements and your rules and restrictions. Know them deeply and intimately, and then choose what you will. Don’t shun your dark side. Don’t lose yourself in your dark side. The real light is beyond what people consider wise.

“Whenever a taboo is broken, something good happens, something vitalizing. Taboos after all are only hangovers, the product of diseased minds, you might say, of fearsome people who hadn’t the courage to live and who under the guise of morality and religion have imposed these things upon us.” Henry Miller (American Author and Writer, 1891-1980)

Agreements You Live By

I will start today’s topic on Taboo by asking you all a question. The question is this. Are you aware of the agreements you live by? Most of them I think. It’s likely that you know a great many. We… Seek More

Bonds To Life Flow

We have certain agreements that come to us quite naturally, instinctively. We want to live. Not only that, but we want our bloodline to live. We want our allies to live. We want our friends to live. The overall goal… Seek More

Stuck In The Middle

On the subject of taboos, and if this offends I apologize, it is the nature of our Dark Metaphysics class. We have other events less controversial. We have that sense of things we must not do, but we also refuse… Seek More

Meeting Point

I feel we’re free one moment and then comes the pursuit of equilibrium. Back to freedom again once the pursuit is forgotten about. That is a good insight. It gets right to the heart of the topic of Taboo. What… Seek More

Look Left

There is a new comedy called “Four Lions” about suicide bombers. It’s a very oddly toned movie. There is a scene in there where they discuss the heart and the mind. One guy has doubts and the leader says, that’s… Seek More

Choose What You Will

If someone says you hurt my feelings, what is the way to balance it? Give them a hug? If someone hurts your feelings, the imbalance is in you, and I have hurt someones feelings by giving them a hug before.… Seek More