The Sticky Dilemma of Moral Relativism

One of the most challenging concepts of eastern philosophies is the idea that our physical reality is an illusion. Our lives, our bodies, everyone we’ve ever known and loved, are not actually real, but just a shared delusion. True reality is some kind of cosmic oneness, in which we are all interconnected parts of theContinue reading “The Sticky Dilemma of Moral Relativism”

A Creation Myth for our Time

A Creation Story for our Time. In the beginning, everything was One. For an eternity, the universe existed in a state of perfect, unimaginable bliss. A tiny point of infinite density containing everything in existence. Everything connected to everything else.  There was no pain. There was no loneliness. Only blissful connection, forever and ever. AndContinue reading “A Creation Myth for our Time”

Time for a Full-Kerouac Experiment (aka Why editing is important)

Shit, I had it, then I lost it. It was going to all flow out, but now it’s gone.  Breathe What is there?  If it’s not the idea I had for this experiment, what is it? What is there? Sit up straight – I finally have a desk built in my…room. It’s not really aContinue reading “Time for a Full-Kerouac Experiment (aka Why editing is important)”

Concluding the Experiment

My Experiment: Part 13 You can read Part 12 here: Removing Barriers My goal when starting this experiment was to determine if a complete change in circumstances would help me break out of the unpleasant mental states I was experiencing in San Francisco. I felt stuck in a life lived on autopilot, reacting automatically toContinue reading “Concluding the Experiment”