wouldn’t you rather see for yourself ~ a perception clearing exercise

... then having it described in words? What I see now in mind's eye are thoughts. What I see now in mind's eye are thoughts of fear. What I see now in mind's eye are thoughts of attack, which is fear. What I see now in mind's eye are thoughts of defenses, which is fear. … Continue reading wouldn’t you rather see for yourself ~ a perception clearing exercise

clean perception restored ~ when courage and sincere desire

there might be ways and methods to regain a childlike seeing of the world, but gazing into the depths of innocence, providing courage and sincerity overtake dominion of one's mind, even for only a second ... clean perception is restored. whatever learned suddenly makes no sense at all, when courage and sincere desire overtake you. … Continue reading clean perception restored ~ when courage and sincere desire

Japanese Essentials: SHOSHIN 初心 ~ beginner’s mind

All knowledge is built upon one foundation: perception. "in the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, in the expert's mind there are few." Shunryu Suzuki - Zen Mind, Begginer's Mind When natural neutral perception is distorted in any way, interfered with, suggested, imposed, imprinted, conditioned, ultimately learned, it leads to aberrant knowledge and destructive action. … Continue reading Japanese Essentials: SHOSHIN 初心 ~ beginner’s mind

note to self: no need to stay longer than enough

I went out to play. Why? Looking for new friends, perhaps. Voices, smiles, eyes danced around Silly, wild, serious, complacent, What fun has been ... for a while. Then they started asking of me for things to do and not do to argue, to compete, to shout to be heard for no reason not a … Continue reading note to self: no need to stay longer than enough

How fear and dependence of authority are conditioned since infancy

We all share now the knowledge that fear is the leverage by which people are being manipulated into doing what they don't want and prevented from doing what they truly desire. How is it possible? It really isn't that hard. It takes time, perseverance and understanding of one human (and animal) brain trait: susceptibility to … Continue reading How fear and dependence of authority are conditioned since infancy