The Myth Articles

Mother Of All Fears – No You

Someone shared with me a few fears, and I suggested they look at the Mother of all fears - Fear of Death. Fear of Death is that 'no self' fear, but most folks tend to take it literally - no self as in now, in this life. Well, it is simpler. In death no 'you' … Continue reading Mother Of All Fears – No You

The Nature Of Reality And Koans?

BIG question - simple answer. The nature of Reality is that it is REAL That's it!! Hmm... I hear a disappointing groan... What did you expect, some long-winded reply with references to classical texts and  'big' names in philosophy and spirituality? Nah.. why rely on the dead minds when you've got your own: alive, thinking, … Continue reading The Nature Of Reality And Koans?

Dance Macabre. Why Not?

Coincidentally, today is exactly five years since the loss of the blindfold. The purpose of this website has never been to position self as a 'spiritual teacher', because wisdom and maturity cannot be taught... to gain followers, because the thought of 'following' makes me shudder...  to make 'friends' out of some imaginary sense of loneliness, … Continue reading Dance Macabre. Why Not?

“You Are Dreaming That You Are Unenlightened. You Are Dreaming That You Are Awake”

"Enlightenment was in your coffee cup before you poured in the coffee. Now it's in your coffee cup. Two point two billion years before your coffee cup was created, Enlightenment was in your coffee cup. An hour and fifteen minutes after time swallows the universe, Enlightenment will be in your coffee cup. You've always known … Continue reading “You Are Dreaming That You Are Unenlightened. You Are Dreaming That You Are Awake”

Before ‘Jed’ Became The Phoenix Jed

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