The Myth Articles

Seeking Is Endeavour Of The Privileged

I once expressed it somewhere that the modern day phenomenon of spiritual 'search', in the way it takes place in attending satsangs, in reading books, in involved online exchanges, in following this 'guru' or that 'guru', in banding up together into little communities - is the endeavour of the privileged and the well-fed. The hungry … Continue reading Seeking Is Endeavour Of The Privileged

Human Stupidity Versus Human Ignorance

I had this message recently from someone who read all the posts on the EM. It made me think of 'ignorance' versus 'stupidity' conundrum whereby ignorance in my eyes is infinitely preferable to stupidity. "Hi, there, I am a student of Jed... I appreciate the effort of yours... just have some kindly suggestion... Let it … Continue reading Human Stupidity Versus Human Ignorance

Billy Shakes Got It

All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances, And one man in his time plays many parts, His acts being seven ages. At first, the infant, Mewling and puking in the nurse's arms. Then the whining schoolboy, with his satchel And shining morning … Continue reading Billy Shakes Got It

Jed McKenna Evolution

Every time I read a passage from one of Jed McKenna books I feel two things. I feel a shrill sense of love for the measure of simplicity afforded to his otherwise complex mind. His very precise expressions are borne out of clarity and lucidity, the very qualities I personally appreciate in human minds at … Continue reading Jed McKenna Evolution

How To Be Frank, Part 2

After the 'Marina' conversations Frank and YBS progressed to skype. This was the point at which I realised that Frank stopped being upfront. We had a FB conversation in the course of a week where I stated that, and Frank didn't like it much. There were many more interactions prior to that, both on FB … Continue reading How To Be Frank, Part 2

How To Be Frank, Part 1

I thought how to introduce Frank's role, because there is so much material to go through. In the end I decided "Sod it! I will place it all here". I will introduce the first part: Marina Conversations They took place between Frank and YBS when Frank was attempting to befriend YBS, and it certainly worked. YBS … Continue reading How To Be Frank, Part 1