Category Archives: Active Philosophy

Universe, part III

Hey There! So I basically agree with this post.  However, I want to state what I believe is a TRULY important distinction. You say, ‘There are many scientists that entertain and encourage these trains of thoughts, so one cannot simply … Continue reading

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Universe, part II

This is in response to Universe. At times The Universe feels like God in new robes.  The Big Bang (it’s capitalized!) has a remarkable amount in common with Genesis.  Many scientists at the beginning of the 20th century including Einstein were … Continue reading

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10,000!

We reached 10,000 views this morning! Thanks to everyone for checking us out – here’s to building a more thoughtful world.

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Absence

The older I get, the more I realize that happiness is the absence of feeling, rather than any sort of fleeting euphoria. “Empty And Marvelous” Patagonia

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Floating

We float with little sense of boundaries. I feel like this doubt is not acknowledged or appreciated enough in day-to-day life.  Convention dictates certainty in the most bizarre places…what we know is very confusing.  Even in quantum mechanics – existence at its … Continue reading

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Be Yourself!

Don’t Worry! Let anxiety pass through you like wind through the trees. Painting by Skip Lee

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Delayed Memory

 A strange thing…not being able to remember a word.  You rack your brain for a few minutes, and then give up. In the middle of the night you wake up and it hits you. Somehow active thinking creates a passive process … Continue reading

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Delineation

Does the number 1 exist? What if, as my co-blogger once suggested – it is only an approximation? For where can this number 1 be found? We say, for example, “well, here is one zebra.” But then we might say, … Continue reading

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Listen, Little Man

From a book of the same name by Wilhelm Reich, the “hero” of Century of the Self Part III; the psychoanalyst who showed us a way out of the Freudian embrace of the unconscious consuming mind, inspiration to millions of … Continue reading

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Education and Facts

It seems that the current goal of most educational programs and institutions in the world is to teach people as many facts as possible.   Now I am talking about the facts that are “accepted” definitions that you can look up … Continue reading

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