While pleasure may predominantly be all about the possessions, people and experiences we collect and consume, happiness is probably much more about knowing when to let all of this go, of being unattached to things. Pleasure and happiness are not mutually exclusive but there exists a significant difference between them… Continue reading Pleasure or Happiness ?
If you can not sufficiently defend your own actions and assertions in the public arena without resorting to infantile name-calling in lieu of constructing comprehensive, intelligent defence of your ideological assertions and political positions – you are probably not qualified for the job… Continue reading Fake News
There is no meaning beyond what we make and there is no freedom from suffering beyond what we each and ourselves choose to shape… Continue reading Suffering
A Conservative fear of identity dissolution underlies a significant proportion of humanity’s political, social and interpersonal pathologies… Continue reading Surrendering to Change
Time is fundamentally mysterious. In many ways it is the most intimate and omnipresent feature of our existence – what could be more readily apparent than duration, lived experience, memory or the ever-ticking memento of personal mortality which the clock represents ? Continue reading Time
Dreams are narratives in which the clear logical and temporal boundaries required to function in the world dissolve, where the images are all the time already present in the mind and there intermingle and reconcatenate into new and potentially novel configurations and metamorphoses. Myths and archetypes are… Continue reading Dreams, Cultures, Identities
Some thoughts which come to my mind in response to the blog post “Waves and ideology” referenced above in creative resonance to the ideas expressed in Dr. Martina Feyzrakhmanova’s blog, Thinking Clearly… Continue reading On Waves and Ideology