Category Archives: Life in general

Thoughts on relaxation . . . to rejuvenation . . . to contemplation

Here’s a thought I had: I have been putting great emphasis on relaxing recently.  I feel that it is very important and healthy and can lead to deeper things.  Because of this, I tend to have certain viewpoints about it … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “self-honor” and the “instinct of being a person-in-the-world”

In a previous article I spoke of what I called “self-honor” (see Thoughts on the “defeated people syndrome” – the effects of being defeated).  This is one of the terms I came up with “on the spur of the moment”.  Though I … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how thoughts don’t mean as much as they used to as I get older

I wrote this some time ago: I’ve found that, as I get older, thoughts don’t mean as much to me.  Ten or twenty years ago they were a big part of my life.  Now . . . they seem to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the association between belief and pressure

Here’s a thought I had: I seem to feel that belief is pressure-based.  In fact, pressure creates belief.  This would mean that belief is not based on things like: What makes intellectual sense What ones heart says What society, tradition, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on feeling stupid the older we get – revealing the illusion of youth with remarks concerning the “older self”

Here’s a thought I had: As I get older I feel more stupid.  Sometimes, I feel the most stupidest person in the world.  I feel as if I don’t know anything and have never understood anything.  In some respects, it … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a problem with oversensitivity: ‘world weariness’ and ‘me weariness’

Here’s a thought I had: It seem, to me, that oversensitivity creates a particular problem which I call ‘world weariness’.  This is something, I think, that people with oversensitive natures often feel.  It creates a quality of the world being “too … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the failure of science – the forgotten need for human relevence

In a conversation recently I made this statement: “Science needs to recognize that it has failed as a humanly relevant belief system.” Too often, people who worship science think it is the ‘answer’ to everything.  They think it answers the question … Continue reading

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