The reason structures of power create fear is to control. The more pressure they maintain on creating fear maintains the rightness of their wrongness. For example, corporate copyright holders have created a mindset that says: “To share a file is to steal.” Does this statement sound morally appropriate for you? Why? Is it because you have reasoned beyond...Read More
How can I know if I have been brainwashed?
Have you ever wondered if what you think is really original or merely a copy of your culture’s opinions without any variation? To what extent can you consider yourself an individual with own knowledge of his/her interiority? Many of us are asleep, consumed by the propaganda machine that has instantiated our identity. For example, you may believe that you...Read More
How to be compassionate?
There are two types of compassion: pity-compassion and love-compassion. What is the main difference from these two types of compassion? Could there be more types? What is Pity-Compassion? You actually are gaining something from your “good actions”. Your state of mind is not of pure attention toward the other and yourself. For example instead of...Read More
How does fear create violence?
The way fear creates violence is quite interesting. One must first analyze: Where does violence come from? to find out that violence is created from fear. You are free to skip the previous post, but become aware by your own analysis of the fact that violence and fear are intimately tied. The image of self needs a sense of security in order to function....Read More
Who can teach me the truth?
The answer is: Yourself. You are the only one that can teach you the truth. This question seems quite simple to answer, but it is much more interesting to understand why? Why can I only teach myself? However, to some people this answer might seem counter-wise their own set of established beliefs. The reason is that we are traditionally taught that you...Read More