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Epiphanies

Cthulhu: Genetic risk and stressful early infancy join to increase risk for schizophrenia Me: Dr. Fuller Torrey says schizophrenia caused by cat shit. Pfffft! Cthulhu: Ah, the Toxoplasmosis link? Yeah, I’m a little wary about that myself. I’d have to see more data on that published than has been. Me: Empirical data shows that sometimes […]

Post-modernism

Rethinking personal evolution. Post-modernism is about creating a synthesis encompassing, integrating, and synergizing the existing, mutually exclusive domains of religion and science. A new spiritual paradigm, if you like buzz-words. Most of us have evolved far beyond the pre-industrial, that is, agrarian, monotheistic religions. Blind faith stopped being relevant before WWII, so you practically have […]

The Post-modern Closet

I have been meditating – oops, first wrote “medicating” – on the word post-modern recently. Ken Wilber says (and I paraphrase), that in the context of Transpersonal Psychology, post-modern means that your personal evolution has carried the human race past the sterile pragmatism and/or atheism of the Computer Age into the next stage. My understanding […]

Spirituality

Spirituality doesn’t have to take the form of a belief in a god, or even in an intelligence. It especially doesn’t equate to organized religion. In fact, churches have to discourage religious epiphanies in the general membership, lest their god tells someone outside of the power structure something the church elders don;t want to hear. […]

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