Category: Buddhism

When Religion is Science and Science Breaks Logic

If you’re reading an article like this, you’re almost certainly smarter than the average person. That’s not flattery, it’s just a decent guess. You’re likely more educated, too. And many of you – not all, certainly, but many – will hold the power of…

The Modern Science Of An Ancient Religion

How do you tell the difference between a good idea and a bad one? Most folk think they can simply do it. They know a great suggestion when they hear it. Most of them are wrong. It’s a difficult art. Consider venture capitalists, with…

It’s Like Drinking An Antidote And Expecting To Be Healed

One of the quotes I aim to live my life by is from Buddhism. It says, simply enough, something akin to: Being angry with someone is like drinking poison and expecting them to die. Anger poisons you, physically and mentally. Hold onto it long…

Of course a river can be a human

Of course a river can be a human

Recently, the Kiwis did what they do best – pioneering progressive policies. Hardly surprising from a country that was the first in the world to give women the vote. This time, New Zealand have taken an interesting step. Again in a world first, they…

Aren’t you sick of surface level nonsense?

Aren’t you sick of surface level nonsense?

There’s nothing worse than getting stuck with trivial, petty distractions. If you want to live your potential and have a richer mind, then you have to learn this. It used to frustrate me so much I could scream. Wake up, eat crap, work and/or…

What does it take to reach this level?

What does it take to reach this level?

Every day, I write about hypnosis and meditation. I’ve do so for over six months and I’m not slowing down. If anything, my ideas and words flow faster every month. I could double my rate of posting if I wanted. And, who knows, maybe…

If You Enjoy Freedom, Then Meditate

If You Enjoy Freedom, Then Meditate

What role does meditation play in Buddhism? That might seem like a strange question. It plays an important role, certainly. It’s one of the key pillars of the faith. But what, exactly, does it do? In Christianity, the purpose of prayer is to connect…

The Most Ancient Meditation Practice on Earth

The Most Ancient Meditation Practice on Earth

Buddhism is about 2,500 years old. It’s an oppressive amount of time. A hundred generations (give or take) have lived, shaped the world and died during that span. No empires and few cities have survived since then. Looking back in time a fifth of…

The Harry Potter School of Meditation

The Harry Potter School of Meditation

There’s a style of meditation that could have come right from the pages of fantasy. It’s the closest thing we Muggles have to magic. And, in the world beyond Diagon Alley, it’s the fuel for the most powerful magic there is. It keeps people…

Ancient, Trendy Ideas

Ancient, Trendy Ideas

It’s interesting when something that’s thousands of years old becomes trendy. What relevance do ancient teachings have today? If the teachings endure on their own merits, then they’re timeless. They must contain some element of truth that appeals to people. Continents and millennia don’t…

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