What the mind makes us do would be comic if its consequences were not so tragic
Dec06

What the mind makes us do would be comic if its consequences were not so tragic

In some comedy shows, some people do stunningly stupid things, repeatedly. Seeing their stupidity can be hilarious. …

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To get out of the mind, go above it to the soul or go below it to the body
Dec03

To get out of the mind, go above it to the soul or go below it to the body

The mind can be a deadly enemy that can delude and degrade us at any moment. To protect ourselves from it, we need to get our …

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Mind your mind to know when it is in order, when on the border and when out of order
Nov30

Mind your mind to know when it is in order, when on the border and when out of order

Suppose we use a laptop for vital, high-stake work. We would not only do the work carefully, but would also carefully monitor…

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The mind is like ice to truth and fire to lies
Nov25

The mind is like ice to truth and fire to lies

The mind is meant to serve as a tool for us souls to perceive the world, but it is often the greatest obstacle for us to perceive…

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The mind often recasts antipathy as inability – what it doesn’t want to do, it presents as if it can’t do
Nov21

The mind often recasts antipathy as inability – what it doesn’t want to do, it presents as if it can’t do

Suppose a child doesn’t want to study a particular subject, say, math. He may protest to his mother, “I can’t do this.” If …

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The media is mostly the mind multiplied, magnified & magnetized
Nov20

The media is mostly the mind multiplied, magnified & magnetized

Whenever some people hear of shocking instances of brutality or perversity, they hold the media responsible: “The media…

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