Bring to mind your general experience of how you relate to others…

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Consciousness Exercise Bring to mind your general experience of how you relate to others. Are there any ways that seem particularly ineffective? How about ways that are effective? What is it you want to get out of interacting like that? What does it actually get you? Learn more at PeterRalston.com. Join the discussion on Facebook with Conscious Dialogues. […]

10.12 The Book Of Not Knowing

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If we don’t project onto the tree the attributes of a human mind, the “tree-self” appears vastly different from our own. Since trees don’t harm us, and give themselves without a whimper to our needs, the common consensus is that they are benign. So we might imagine a rather benevolent selfless creature, infinitely patient and […]

4.8 Genius of Being

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If we aspire to get at the core of our perceptive-experience, we need to understand what language is. Most people rarely stop and think of language as anything other than simply a means to talk or write to one another. While this is true of language, it misses the real magnitude and existential impact that […]

3.72 Genius of Being

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You may wonder why you should puzzle over this tricky absolute stuff. Your self is not absolute, and you live in a relative world. Everything that is important to you is relative, so what’s the big deal? If you’re not absolute and care only about you, that may be valid, but find out what you […]