The Race That Never Ends

One of the biggest issues facing humanity is it’s growing obsession with the material; it’s insensible desire to consume.  Most people are vaguely aware of the phenomenon but what is it really?  What is this need to have and have and have. What is it that has created such a ridiculous income disparity and keeps…

The Self-Symbol

As children, cognitive development centers around constructing tools that allow us to effectively navigate our physical world.  The world Buddhists would call Samsara, the world of things and concepts, the relative world. Concepts like a like a tree or chair, or more importantly the sense of self, the ego, the concept of self.  I like…

Materialist Mantra’s

Throughout every major spiritual tradition repetitive forms of prayer have been uniformly important.  Muslims pray five times a day.  Buddhist mantra’s are recited thousand of times, prostrations too.  The Lord’s Prayer or Hail Mary’s in Christendom. Repetition is key to undoing erroneous and habitual perceptions on all levels, whether it is deep insight into the…

Considering Tantra

… Without understanding what I had been doing was partaking in what essentially amount to some pretty advanced analytical meditations, accidentally invoking various levels of absorption state.  A large part was the elation and endorphin release of ‘figuring it out’.  It eased the expansion of my sense of self. This isn’t something new either, it’s…