Tag Archives: contemplation

Thoughts on instinct, intuition, and inspiration

Here’s a thought I had: In the article “Thoughts on three forms of conception” I spoke of the three forms of conceptions (Imitation, Creativity, and Intuition).  Of these, intuition is the oldest forms in creatures, as all creatures have it.  This … Continue reading

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A dream about death – themes of contemplation

I had a dream involving contemplation: I dreamt that I was walking around in a certain town on the sidewalk.  Between the sidewalk and a building I noticed what looked like a grave.  There was a sarcaphagus or coffin on … 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 how I am not an intellectual – the coming of ‘Poesy’ and the seeking of a state of mind

Recently, a feeling has come over me.  I felt that I was not an intellectual or a ‘learned person’ at all and that I was actually a pretend intellectual, a hoax, a put-on.  I feel that I was sort of … Continue reading

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A “nature-as- living” experiment – August 31, 2013 – a revealing of ‘personal mythology’

Recently, I did another experiment with what I call the “nature-as-living” images, which is where you allow your mind to see images naturally in response to things in nature.  This particular experiment showed the appearance of ‘personal mythology’.  By this, … Continue reading

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A recent experiment with “nature-as-living images” and thoughts about its technique and nature

Here is an experiment with “nature-as-living images”: While walking along a trail in the woods, I happened to pass an area of plants in amidst the trees.  They were on a slope at the base of a hill and encompassed … Continue reading

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Thoughts on observing the “nature-as-living” images – the ‘cross-self experience’ – the ‘pre-imagination’

Here’s some thoughts I had about an unusual phenemena: Way back in the 1980 and 1990’s I had some weird experiences that most people would probably be considered as ‘mad’ and I, for a period of time, feared this too.  … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the question “what do I want?” – seeking the “right” state of mind

While walking along a stream one day I felt perplexed and confused.  I then found myself asking myself a question:  “What do I want?  What am I seeking?” I found myself even more perplexed and confused . . . I … Continue reading

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On how I really don’t know what I’m talking about – the seeking of inspiration, ‘active knowing’, and character

I’ve always said that I really don’t know what I’m talking about. This is true. Most of what I say is not really what “I” think.  This is because most of what I say comes from what I call ‘inspiration’.  … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on death – ceasing to exist – the importance of beingness

The other day I got thinking about death and thought some of the ideas were interesting enough to note down. I should first point out that this viewpoint comes from looking at death from a certain angle.  I have always felt that when … Continue reading

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