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A Sense Of Self

While listening to one of Sam Harris’ meditation app episodes, my monkey mind drifted onto the subject “sense of self”. As I began reflecting on it, I imagined that such contemplation is a very introspective mental act. A sense of … Continue reading

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Independent

Viable humans have four qualities that enable freedom: consciousness, self-awareness, creative imagination, and independent will. Together, these give us the power to respond, to choose, to adapt, and to evolve our views. These qualities are manifestations of mental clarity and … Continue reading

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Invisible

Sometimes I like to watch old movies that star Fred Astaire. I never get tired of the dance routines. I especially enjoy the scenes with him dressed to the nines in evening attire. One thing about the clothing in big-budget … Continue reading

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Self-Aware

In some circles, there is the belief that young children and animals do not have self-awareness. This clashes with most people’s experiences of having been young children at earlier stages of our lives. Personally, I had a strong sense of … Continue reading

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Brain Awareness

I take a sip of coffee and glance down at Random Kitty.  He is puzzled that I’m not sharing something with him. Random jumps onto the sofa, sniffs at my cup, then leaps onto the floor at my feet to … Continue reading

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