The Shadow Knows

In the opening of Within Bliss, I joked about the ‘spiritually positive’. Some New Age and New Thought communities are rife with ‘Think Positivists’, the idea that if you think happy you’ll be happy. Now, …

Fear vs Intuition

In a recent article, Dr. Judith Orloff talks about “How to Tell the Difference Between Fear and Intuition“. At first, the title surprised me as these are in many ways polar opposites. But then I …

What Changes?

When we look around us, it’s not hard to notice that everything changes. People come and go. That nice forest is now condos. Mountains slowly crumble into the sea. But what is it that’s changing? …

Within Bliss

Lots of space cowboys and the ‘spiritually positive’ out there like to make statements like “Life is Bliss”. When it’s not the experience, statements like that are just making a mood. Pretend. And pretend is …

Flavour

In Qualities and Quantities of Being, I touched on Taste or Rasa as an example of how one can understand the makeup of objects. I briefly touched on it’s importance in eating, but given the …