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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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  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. 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, 5 Hours Ago 11:31 AM
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  2. 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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    enlightenment
    • Replies: 25
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    6 Days Ago 07:38 PM Go to last post
  3. 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
    • Replies: 45
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    1 Week Ago 08:32 PM Go to last post
  4. 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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    07-07-2018 05:09 PM Go to last post
  5. 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
    • Replies: 3
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    06-08-2018 09:21 AM Go to last post
  6. 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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  7. 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
  8. 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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  9. 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
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 925
    03-16-2018 07:27 PM Go to last post
  10. 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
    kaczynski
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  11. 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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  12. 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: 8
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    01-19-2018 03:11 AM Go to last post
  13. 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
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    01-03-2018 07:34 PM Go to last post
  14. 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
  15. 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
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    09-04-2017 05:40 PM Go to last post
  16. "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
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    08-10-2017 05:55 AM Go to last post
  17. 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
  18. What makes a Genius?

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

    Started by Kiorionis, 07-30-2017 08:02 PM
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  19. 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: 2,015
    07-17-2017 08:05 PM Go to last post
  20. 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

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