I haven’t got time for this!


This common complaint came to mind recently in relation to the resistance I often encounter to my interest in looking at the basics, at how we tend to glide right past fundamental discrepancies – incoherence – in a rush to "Get on with it!" What came to mind was how this had been the attitude… Continue reading I haven’t got time for this!

Beyond the Thrall of Ego


We are raised to be Egotists and then resented for it. This is the means of our alienation. Our organism knows what to do and how to act. It has been functioning in this way since before we were born. Through the accidents and consequences of what we know as thought, and the pernicious illusion… Continue reading Beyond the Thrall of Ego

An extended reply…


John Cline commented on the last post, Coherence is Provisional: I really like what you are saying. I wonder, though, what would happen to human personality if this model of thinking was the norm. We are mostly tribal in our actions. We gravitate too easily toward charismatics, and like lemmings will follow a bad idea… Continue reading An extended reply…

Discover, Find, and Gather


In Qi Gong, at least in the ad hoc mongrel form I practice, there are three opening phases in our relationship to Qi, to the life force. I do not approach Qi Gong, or anything in life, from within whatever might pass for a mystical view. I do not willingly bring beliefs to any confrontation… Continue reading Discover, Find, and Gather

Organism, a question of trust


I've been backing into a terminology and a set of distinctions lately. They revolve around the concept of looking at our selves as organisms with the specifics of our conditioning acting through it. This does two things. It describes an underlying Being, our organism seen not as a sum of dis-articulated parts; body, mind, emotions;… Continue reading Organism, a question of trust