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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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    quotes
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    07-17-2017 07:58 PM Go to last post
  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. The Brain

    The Brain, what is it for,what does it do, how does it work...etc...? We have many questions about the brain and many theories as to its function...

    Started by Ghislain, 08-23-2015 02:33 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    09-17-2017 11:37 AM Go to last post
  2. Stumble the talk

    I am sure you have heard of the concept "walk the talk". I for one no longer think there is any merit in such a concept. Perfect example: John...

    Started by Awani, 02-08-2016 09:41 PM
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    stumble, talk, walk
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 2,685
    09-04-2017 05:40 PM Go to last post
  3. "In real life"

    So... what do you think about the expression "in real life"? I mean in the context of internet forums like this one... when someone says "I'm...

    Started by zoas23, 08-09-2017 06:54 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 423
    08-10-2017 05:55 AM Go to last post
  4. Genesis of Narratives

    This is a very interesting concept that I have been exploring for a while. To get started, you're welcome to read the short story 'Putois' by...

    Started by Andro, 07-29-2017 08:16 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    08-09-2017 06:32 AM Go to last post
  5. What makes a Genius?

    Here's an interesting article on Dr. Claus Shannon:...

    Started by Kiorionis, 07-30-2017 08:02 PM
    • Replies: 0
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  6. Half-time monk

    There is a reason why some people go live at a temple and become a monk, or a wandering sadhu: it is extremly difficult to live in such a state of...

    Started by Awani, 04-27-2017 02:10 PM
    monk, rat race, suit, temple life
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 937
    07-17-2017 08:05 PM Go to last post
  7. What Makes Us Happy and Why?

    This is a spin off from the thread Illusion of choice Are you "Happy?" I would like to question why we have emotional feelings when logic may...

    Started by Ghislain, 08-06-2012 04:28 PM
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    • Replies: 106
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    06-29-2017 01:54 PM Go to last post
  8. 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
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 417
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  9. 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: 6
    • Views: 1,926
    04-26-2017 10:01 PM Go to last post
  10. Post Thoughts on Enlightenment

    This is my current perspective on the human experience. This is a report, not a decree... not a truth that I claim to be the law. So if you disagree...

    Started by Awani, 12-29-2016 01:25 AM
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    enlightenment
    • Replies: 14
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    04-26-2017 10:59 AM Go to last post
  11. Scientist vs Mystic: a conversation about cosmos,brain and reality

    If you watch this video I suggest you focus on the discussion, and not on the people discussing. :) :cool:

    Started by Awani, 04-24-2017 10:56 PM
    brain, cosmos, reality
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  12. Avatars

    For those of you who have seen James Cameron's film Avatar you might have, like I did, notice that the indigenous of Pandora had a blue skin very...

    Started by Awani, 04-24-2017 10:52 PM
    avatar, avatars, reality, virtual reality
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 381
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  13. All honey

    For a couple of years now I've been going from studying one religion to the next. I have always done this since I was a child, but it is only...

    Started by Awani, 04-22-2017 12:53 AM
    buddhism, christianity, flying spaghetti monster, gnostics, hinduism, islam, jehovas witnesses, mormons, religion, shamanism, sufism
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 469
    04-22-2017 01:35 PM Go to last post
  14. Aspects of non-violence

    I have been on the path of non-violence and compassion for a long time now... consciously for at least ten years, and I must say it has been...

    Started by Awani, 03-27-2017 09:27 PM
    compassion, non-violence
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,168
    03-28-2017 03:48 PM Go to last post
  15. Pronoia

    Pronoia - the notion that the world is set up to secretly benefit people.... or "the suspicion the Universe is a conspiracy on your behalf". ;) ...

    Started by Awani, 03-20-2017 10:05 PM
    pronoia
    • Replies: 1
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    03-21-2017 03:59 AM Go to last post
  16. A declaration of guilt

    A declaration of guilt (in the form of a question) Preface to the question What have we accomplished really? Are our technological advances...

    Started by Awani, 11-12-2012 01:50 AM
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    guilt, love
    • Replies: 13
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    03-18-2017 09:14 PM Go to last post
  17. Gödel’s Incompleteness Theorem

    In 1931, young Austrian mathematician Kurt Gödel published a paper that once and for all PROVED that a single Theory Of Everything is actually...

    Started by Andro, 03-13-2017 09:30 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,191
    03-13-2017 10:16 PM Go to last post
  18. Otherland (the Rift is coming)

    I love the video game evolution. It is far more important for the evolution of the mind than any other arena. It will do for reality what porn did...

    Started by Awani, 10-29-2015 12:40 AM
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    • Replies: 54
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    02-27-2017 11:00 PM Go to last post
  19. The Psycho Path

    So the mind suffers... but why not MindPath (PsychoPath)? TAKE QUIZ (12 questions) I got 15 points... moderate to minor psychopathic...

    Started by Awani, 10-28-2015 04:47 AM
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    psycho, psychopath, psychopath traits, psychopaths evolution, psychpath role society
    • Replies: 26
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    02-22-2017 07:50 PM Go to last post
  20. It's all about diet

    We have debated time and time again here in the forum about vegetarian diet vs. meat diet or vegan diet or microbiotic diet (which is the one I...

    Started by Awani, 02-22-2017 01:38 PM
    diet
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 392
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