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It all changes; the past also?

Seqoias in Lady Bird Johnson Grove, CA It all changes; the past also? Lately I had a dream in which it was said that the phrase ‘times change’ is equal to ‘all changes’. This reminded me of the famous aphorism, attributed to Heraclitus: panta rhei, everything flows, that is bound to our Western understanding of [...]

Monday, 6 February 2017|Categories: Conflictmanagement, Consciousness|Tags: , , |

The Human Condition Part II

Cambodia Giant Roots overgrowing a temple The Human Condition Part II The basic claim of Griffith’s book, Freedom, The End of The Human Condition, is that in origin we humans are good, but due to a psychological misunderstanding (described in Part I) we sensed ourselves being bad, and through the psychological mechanism of projection the [...]

Monday, 6 February 2017|Categories: Consciousness, Nature|Tags: , |

The Human Condition Part I

Cambodia Giant roots overgrowing a temple ruin The Human Condition Part I The human species is a strange lot. We are on the one side full of loving kindness, selflessness, we are cooperative, easily willing to help, and so on. On the other side we are brutal murderers of our fellow men, and ruthless exploiters [...]

Sunday, 29 January 2017|Categories: Consciousness, Nature|Tags: , , |