Monthly Archives: January 2014

Some initial thoughts on “neural tension”

Here’s a thought I had (some of which is speculation): I have always spoken of “neural tension”.  This refers to when a part or parts of the brain matter are as if ‘energized’.  By this I mean it is very active.  … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the idea of the eternal and the Christian conversion – the ‘eternal by conversion’

Here’s an idea that appeared to me one day: While thinking I had some interesting thoughts about the idea of the “eternal”.  Now, by “eternal” I mean things like heaven/hell and the ‘spirit world’ or, to put it another way, the ‘beyond’.  … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “reviving philosophy” – reapplying the ‘primal sense’

While thinking the other day I found myself thinking that a lot of what I try to do (that is, in thinking and philosophizing about things) is to do nothing but revive something that was lost.  In that sense, I’m trying to … Continue reading

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A reply to the question: “what type of government does the U.S. have”? – The rise of ‘government-by-policy’

Here’s an interesting thought: Recently, I’ve heard someone ask the question “what type of government does the U.S. have?”  Generally, the reply is a democracy or, sometimes, a republic.  These, to me, are generic and patriotic responses to something that … Continue reading

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How contemplation is a union of ‘male’ and ‘female’

I found this article I wrote in April, 2011: To me there has always been a ‘male’ and ‘female’ quality in life.  These refer to qualities and manifestations that are found in the world and our life.  Their coming together creates productivity.  In effect, two … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “victory smile”

Here’s an interesting thought (whether its true or not I don’t know): In a recent conversation we talked about how everyone had to smile while taking pictures.  Ever since I was a kid this used to mystify me.  I was often bewildered … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the different male and female characters – “male culture” and “female culture”

The male and female are different people.  In fact, they are so different that I often jokingly say that they should be considered different species of animal.  Their traits and qualities are often like polar opposites and so unlike each … Continue reading

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