Do not convince. Challenge! Only radical thought has actually created change because they have challenged traditional structures of thought, and have made people THINK BY THEMSELVES! So point a path… Lead the way in your own unique forms: Artistically, Scientifically, Philosophically, etc. Our tradition urges us to convince, but to convince means to...Read More
Where is heaven?
Have you ever wondered if the concept of heaven really exists? Well, conceptually of course it does exist. If not, we would not understand this question. If you grew in a certain tradition of belief that uses the notion of heaven in order to gain security of our future after death, then the question is not where, but does it exist? Does heaven exist? There...Read More
Where does violence come from?
Violence is so predominant in our society, and one must ask why? How does violence arise? Why does it seem impossible to stop? Let me first begin with the fact that fear creates violence. People use fear to control others, but what they do not realize is that that same fear in fact will create violence in order to defend itself from the boogie man. Now, is...Read More
How to ask questions?
Belief goes deep into concepts. This occurs because concepts nurture belief, and belief is nurtured by concepts. This goes way into the way we process information through a possible prediction system (Hawkins, Blakeslee) or an interpreter (Gazzaniga) in the brain that creates justifications to sustain beliefs. The studies about how the brain works are in...Read More
How does fear cripple life?
After giving it a lot of thought, and trying to understand the way society has programmed us to behave… We have been programmed to educate myself, to feel bad at myself if I am not doing something that should be called productive (oriented to success also called goal-oriented)… For example: You have to workout because I can’t be fat, not...Read More