Category Archive: Philosophy

Destiny Manifested

Destiny is a tendency for life events to move in a predictable direction. When we perceive a trend that seems to be driven by large forces, often seeming to be beyond our control, we tend to abdicate responsibility and attribute it to some mysterious external force. But instead, we should seek to understand more about …

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Bhagavad Gita

Bhagavad Gita (Full Version Beautifully Recited in English) This video is dedicated to all the devotees of Lord Krishna, for the salvation of His devotees He spoke the great Gita more than 5000 years ago to Arjuna on the Kurukshetra Battlefield in India. God bless you all

Tao Te Ching

TAO TE CHING – The Book Of The Way The tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao The name that can be named is not the eternal Name. The unnamable is the eternally real. Naming is the origin of all particular things.   We join spokes together in a wheel, but it …

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Use the Force!

The concept of “the force” as presented in the movie, “Star Wars” is an intuitive projection of basic spiritual philosophy. In the movie, it was described as a psuedo-energy field created by all things and all forms of life, that binds everything together and penetrates and surrounds everything. The Force seemed to act as a …

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Higher Consciousness

We take it for granted that we are conscious, usually without defining what that means. We also take it for granted that we are at a higher level of consciousness than other life forms we commonly encounter. We observe the ability of a life form to manipulate the environment around it and compare that to …

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We ARE Spirit

Spirit is the divine breath of life. Spirit is not something we have or possess. Spirit is what we are. Spirit is the essence of all life that connects all life and makes life different from anything composed simply of time, space, energy or matter. The spirit that is noticed in an individual entity is …

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The Universe is Like a Database

A database is similar to a spreadsheet but not as limited and with more powerful features. At the core, a database can represented as records/rows of data arranged in fields/columns. New data records/rows can be added to the database. Some databases allow the field/column format to change from record/row to record/row. Different forms can be …

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Does the Universe Have a Purpose?

Neil deGrasse Tyson was asked by the Templeton Foundation to answer the question “Does the Universe Have a Purpose”. In his response, Neil says that any answer beyond “I’m not sure” claims some access to knowledge not based on empirical foundations. Empirical foundations come from observations or experience. His remark seems to be aimed at …

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Wu Wei

The essence of wu wei is that often small indirect actions or even absence of action when it might be otherwise expected, can allow the harmony of the universe to be restored in the most effective manner. Wu Wei is a principle found in Taoism that involves harmonizing effort with the fields of energy around …

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