Have you ever thought of enlightenment as a viral disease?
Your death is nearer than you think.
The tropical storm is coming to Cambodia from Southern Vietnam. The temperature has eased off to 29 degrees, a rare state of no sweat. The wind is beginning to pick up, tomorrow there might be torrential rain and flooding. Cool. I remember once feeling somewhat chilly and even throwing on some clothes as I tend … Continue reading Hippies, Drugs And Enlightenment
Over a year ago I wrote about the "Enlightenment: The Damnedest Thing" first proposal here, which to me looked like a strong selling pitch for a commercial product. Reading the proposal made me realise that the subtle promise of instant salvation in the books was largely a serious survival push of one man. It completely … Continue reading Before ‘Jed’ Became The Phoenix Jed
The book is a thoroughly cooked medley of spiritual abstractions AND a solid grasp of the real. 'Jed' is also somewhat fixated on medical issues, and no wonder: mid-fifties and over is the time when the arrogance of the young body has been ripped to shreds with the first onset of physical decline. It is … Continue reading Jed Talks 2: A Medley Of Real And Unreal
THE deepest understanding of humanity sends me from the Egyptian Middle Kingdom to medieval castles of Europe to the heaps of trash on the streets of SE Asia to the Moon landing to the future human expansion into space to the inevitable cognitive immortality of future humans... Internal travel is easy, and the bird's eye … Continue reading The Great Wheel Of Life Re-Invented