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Selfless Conundrum: Nonsensical Altruism

As we all know, quite a bit of emphasis is placed on the difference between the values of “selflessness” and “selfishness.” One almost gets the impression that everybody blindly accepts as supreme truth that some actions are “selfish” while others … Continue reading

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Potentiality

When speaking of possible versus impossible, one needs to remember that “possible” and “impossible” are semantic constructions; they are contrived human thought forms that do not have any basis or even any meaning outside of human meaning. That is not … Continue reading

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Wise versus Enlightened

Wisdom and Enlightenment I take to both be qualitative measures of a person or their actions. In my view, neither are ultimate states of being. When I speak of “enlightenment,” I do not refer to the ultimate state of nirvana … Continue reading

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