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Forum: Mind Matters

Esoteric and exoteric philosophy of all kinds.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Great Quote Collection

    "I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. I will face my fear. I will permit it to pass...

    Started by Andro, 02-03-2012 10:43 PM
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  2. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: About Mind Matters

    This forum is intended for philosophical discussions of all kinds. Some examples (but not limited to these): 20th century philosophy Ancient...

    Started by Awani, 04-28-2010 02:17 AM
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  1. pipe smoking geniuses/tobacco

    Here's another common theme with geniuses: Einstein: Tolkien:...

    Started by solomon levi, 06-19-2010 12:58 PM
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  2. The Reality of Illusion

    There are two ways to look at the world. One way is to see everything around you as real, but not only real… important. So important that if you...

    Started by Awani, 02-01-2015 01:55 AM
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    illusion, reality
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    03-06-2019 09:36 PM Go to last post
  3. The ism of choice

    I use the term "god" in this post, but you can replace that word with "x" if you like... if you want to post "there is no God" I prefer you create a...

    Started by Awani, 01-28-2019 10:31 PM
    pandeism, panentheism, pantheism
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  4. The Cosmic Joke

    Most of us have come across the concept of the Cosmic Joke, and there are many ways to look at it. This is my version. If any get an impression of...

    Started by Awani, 01-06-2019 12:12 AM
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    cosmic joke
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    01-17-2019 03:23 PM Go to last post
  5. William James

    Discovered a new mind that I really enjoy: William James He was to go to guy before Freud came along and in a sense pushed William James into...

    Started by Awani, 01-14-2019 12:01 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    01-15-2019 07:33 AM Go to last post
  6. Re-birth: choices, gender, control

    There is no point in taking part in this thread if you want to debate rebirth as a phenomenon. Start your own thread. In this thread we assume...

    Started by Awani, 11-28-2018 09:40 PM
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    rebirth, reincarnation
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    12-01-2018 05:59 PM Go to last post
  7. Paracosm

    Today I learned the word for what has always been something I have been doing, since a little kid. Paracosm A paracosm is a detailed imaginary...

    Started by Awani, 11-23-2018 12:23 AM
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  8. Synchronicity experiment

    Why not have a fun experiment? * 1. I will post a word and everyone who wants to participate will think or wonder about this word. 2. Then...

    Started by Awani, 05-14-2015 08:58 PM
    chromodynamics, experiment, synchronicity
    • Replies: 7
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    11-07-2018 12:36 AM Go to last post
  9. Joke or Tragedy?

    Is life one big cosmic joke or one great big tragedy? Growing up there was a woman who was quite apathetic, probably even more desensitized to the...

    Started by tAlchemist, 08-20-2018 11:31 AM
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    08-20-2018 09:27 PM Go to last post
  10. Enlightenment is not for you

    Disclaimer: I do not claim to be enlightened by any stretch of the imagination. We have a few threads on enlightenment, but I thought this should...

    Started by Awani, 05-14-2018 12:23 PM
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    08-13-2018 07:38 PM Go to last post
  11. Chicken or Egg?

    What came first? The Chicken or the Egg? :) There has always been an Egg. There has never not been an Egg. The Egg never came. It always was......

    Started by Awani, 07-03-2018 02:00 PM
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  12. A parable from "Your Sacred Self" by Dr. Wayne Dyer

    In a mother's womb were two babies. One asked the other: "Do you believe in life after delivery?" The other replied, "Why, of course. There has to...

    Started by Aham, 06-07-2018 02:36 AM
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  13. Boom: Bohm

    Science is perception... David Joseph Bohm was an American scientist who has been described as one of the most significant theoretical physicists...

    Started by Awani, 06-01-2018 08:07 PM
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  14. Understanding

    I love reading. I love writing. But it seems to me: 1. authors write something with a certain message/meaning, and then quite often in interviews...

    Started by Awani, 01-26-2018 10:34 AM
    language, meaning, understanding
    • Replies: 7
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    04-03-2018 03:52 PM Go to last post
  15. Toilets

    You can find it in the most impressive Cathedral managed by corrupt pedophiles. You can find it in the most beautiful Mosque that even the most...

    Started by Awani, 03-21-2018 11:13 PM
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  16. Dealing with stress

    I guess this could be a post in a few other threads of mine, but I'll make it a thread on its own. As they usually do I will be writing about...

    Started by Awani, 03-15-2018 12:54 AM
    illusion, mindset, reality, stress
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    03-16-2018 07:27 PM Go to last post
  17. Kaczynski knew

    When I was a teen I was, for a time, really into the work of Ted Kaczynski, also known as the Unabomber... recently saw the Netflix series and it...

    Started by Awani, 03-07-2018 10:37 AM
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  18. Afterlife vs. nothingness debate

    OFF-TOPIC from here: Physical immortality....on THIS Earth That is not how it goes for any wise and intelligent creature. Death is beautiful,...

    Started by Awani, 02-25-2018 08:57 AM
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  19. Center your Mind

    This is an interesting technique, I've been practicing for awhile. The Mind matters! Step One: Touch your forehead/third eye with your right...

    Started by Kiorionis, 05-28-2017 06:43 PM
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    01-19-2018 03:11 AM Go to last post
  20. Degrees of Compassion

    For me real compassion is to help someone and get nothing in return. To do it without reward. Ironically this usually manifests in positive...

    Started by Awani, 11-25-2016 05:18 PM
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    beggar, compassion
    • Replies: 22
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    01-03-2018 07:34 PM Go to last post

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