Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The danger of beliefs

We all carry beliefs around and take them very seriously. For instance: "I am a reliable person", "I am a christian/muslim/atheist", "I am an...

Awareness vs Experience

The only moment you can be aware of anything, is right now. Awareness is not a memory or a thought. Somehow it is different...

There is no past or future…

We create psychological time by thinking it into apparent existence. In our mind we remember what happened and then label those thoughts as "the...

The search for “Meaning”

Plato already observed a few hundred years B.C. that man is a being in search of meaning. The word suggests that meaning is a...

What is non-duality?

Non-duality is the western translation of "Advaita", a Sanskrit word which means; "not two". It can be found at core of many religions. Non-dualism...

Does happiness depend on things?

The common idea we all seem to have is that "something" or "someone" outside of us can make us happy. So, when we feel...

Chronic thinking, why?

Let's do an experiment. This experiment is totally REAL and all about YOU! All you need to do is find a quiet place and...

Is the ‘self’ just an idea?

When we use language like; "I want this or give me that", we believe that there really exists something which is "me" or "I"...

Awareness is not a belief

Shakespeare already wondered: what's in a name? Words are just pointers to something. We can even create words for things that don't actually exist...

How do you know you are attached to a belief?

We humans, have lots of beliefs. They are all in our mind, right? Now, how do beliefs cause trouble?  We pose that the worst...