We judge intelligence by how well someone can remember, regurgitate, obey or how well they use language. However, true intelligence is measured by one's ability to wonder, to be curious, to question authority and social ingrained norms, as well as the ability to think critically and independently of the herd, large or small. And the... Continue Reading →
How can we expect to have a partner or a spouse in a relationship that works when we can't even be ourselves around that person? Do we really want to have a partner that doesn't think we are good enough as we are? If we have to modify our face, our hair, our clothes, our... Continue Reading →
We can argue all day long about the "truth", but unless we have personal experience with it, unless we can be objective critics of that experience, and unless we have some common sense carried over from intuition and previous lifetimes, we are only just making noise. You can find a study that suits your bias... Continue Reading →
Do we see the world through rose-colored glasses or boogieman-colored glasses? Well, as I see it, both lenses have the potential to disempower us. We may have been lied to, betrayed, and fooled many times. And this taught us to close our hearts and minds and as a result, we trust nobody outside our family... Continue Reading →
Loneliness is freedom because you're no longer bound to other people's opinions. Loneliness is freedom because you no longer play the telephone game and repeat what you hear. Loneliness is freedom as you have become your own Authority. You think for yourself and are OK being alone in how you view the world. You think... Continue Reading →
If I learn anything at all every day, it's that the world, humans, Spirit, Life, Death, God and the Universe is much more complicated than can even be imagined. My mind is constantly being blown, challenged and bended. The beginning of wisdom is the ability to entertain any idea or philosophical theory without automatically accepting... Continue Reading →
Blind belief and blind disbelief are two sides of the same coin.
Being educated is not impressive. It is only a sign that we can regurgitate. Anybody can repeat what they hear. We wait for our professors, gurus, the media, our parents, our clergy members, politicians, and pop-culture to tell us what to repeat, how to think, how to feel and behave. This is not intelligence. Being... Continue Reading →