Monthly Archives: September 2013

Thoughts on the ‘claustrophobia of awareness’ – the overpowering effect of awareness

Here’s a thought I had (though I can’t recall if I spoke of similar things before): It seems to me that awareness can create a sense of claustrophobia oftentimes, as a result of becoming too aware.  In many ways, awareness … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘impersonal unfamiliarity’ sense – the apprehension of people we can’t relate to

I have always questioned the belief that people treat people of other races differently for malicious reasons, such as ‘hatred’.  Then they come up with all these accusatory terms like ‘racist’, ‘bigot’, and so on to give it an even … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my statement: “I will not change my real-world observations to fit American political/legal ideology” – opposing the “official paranoia” worldview

In the past little while I have found myself saying a statement more and more.  This is what I say: “I will not change my real world observations to fit American political/legal ideology.” Basically, my real world observations are conflicting … Continue reading

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Thoughts on an idea concerning the origin of the Norse god Thor???

The other day I had a wild idea about Thor.  I was laying down in the dark wondering about some conflict I was having.  Then, in a flash, this idea came to me.  Where it came from I don’t know.  None … Continue reading

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“Coming round, coming round”

Coming round, coming round what is it that watches over me? there is a something . . . this I cannot fathom not in my conception not in my mind a fact unfathomable a large gaping gap a void in … Continue reading

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An experiment with “nature-as-living” images – revealing insight of an area – how self hinders insight

Way back in the 1990’s I was hiking in the woods.  As I walked I felt a ‘something’ to my left.  I looked out and could see, by the top of the trees, a clearing maybe 15-20 feet in diamater about … Continue reading

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Interesting facts from “King Gautrek’s saga”

“King Gautrek’s saga” is a good Norse saga that has many examples of traits found in the Viking era Norse, particularly in Norway and Sweden, where the happenings of this saga take place.  Some of these examples include: Gillings Bluff … Continue reading

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