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The Truth About Enlightenment: It Always Comes With A Shattering Of Your Self-Image (And More)…

Enlightenment… What a charged, abused and misused word! Enlightenment belongs to this category of “word-containers”, which can mean anything and nothing, given that, over the course of many many years, people have attached to them so many different – often contradictory – meanings. So, my first job here – also to remain faithful to the …

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The Two Kinds Of Education: How To Learn And How To Unlearn

I maintain that there are only two kinds of education. I respectively call them by the following, plain, yet also somewhat quite descriptive names: Training  And Practice Let’s take Training first. Training refers to learning and developing skill, competence, knowledge and expertise in a particular activity or, if you like, area of focus. This can …

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There Is No Way Out And This Is Why You Should Be Happy About It

As we’ve seen before, Friend, you can’t really escape yourself. There is no way out of it. You can subject your body to any kind of sensory trials and tribulations, you can experiment with any kind of natural or chemical consciousness-altering substances – I strongly discourage you from sliding down such slippery slope, though – but …

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