The intellectual temptation for quick comprehension leads to erroneous generalization
Aug05

The intellectual temptation for quick comprehension leads to erroneous generalization

We all feel an innate need to gain some understanding of things in our life. When things don’t make sense, we resort to our…

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The modes determine the scope of our choices, not our specific choice
Jun12

The modes determine the scope of our choices, not our specific choice

The modes, the Bhagavad-gita explains, are subtle forces that shape the interaction between consciousness and matter,…

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False dichotomies keep us in real illusion
Jan27

False dichotomies keep us in real illusion

One of the favorite strategies of emotional manipulators is setting up false dichotomies. For example, a former US president…

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Competing illusions are still illusions
Jan03

Competing illusions are still illusions

Suppose while driving a car we come to a fork and worry about which turn to take. But if we learn that we are on the wrong road …

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Go beyond indecision and indiscretion to introspection and inspiration
May18

Go beyond indecision and indiscretion to introspection and inspiration

“What should I do now?” We frequently face this question when life’s perplexities disrupt our routines. We usually…

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Self-help can’t help without divine help
Jan02

Self-help can’t help without divine help

The Bhagavad-gita (14.10) indicates how the subtle forces of nature known as the modes exert competing psychological …

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