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Thoughts on the effects of the blood supply to the brain – ‘passing out’, consciousness, the self, death, and other things – the ‘transitional experience’

Here’s a thought I had: When one ‘passes out’ blood supply is dropped in the brain.  Generally, the arterial blood supply is reduced.  In other words, it is not stopped but its pressure is reduced.  Abrupt drops in the blood supply … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the importance of spatial relations and the self – the creation of a “self-space” and its effects

One aspect of life that is seldom acknowledge or recognized is spatial relations.  I feel it is far more important than we realize.  It has great influence on the self and our relation with the world. SPACE IN GENERAL – … Continue reading

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Thoughts on aggression and frustration, its assocation with the self, the idea of death, and other things

Recently, I was thinking about the origin of the idea that aggressive feelings tend to cause death.  Oftentimes, aggressive feelings tend to create a desire of “wanting to kill”, “wanting so-and-so dead”, or something similar.  But why?  We have no experience that … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the confrontation and waiting for death

The other day I could not help myself reflecting on death.  This came after hearing of someone I knew who has died of cancer.  He was diagnosed with cancer and was told he only had a few months.  To me, that sounds so horrifying.  … 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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Thoughts on the sense of holiness, contemplation, and death – the ‘experience of life’

I often feel that there is an association between the experience of holiness, of contemplation, and the experience of death.  They all seem to have a similarity in experiencing and manifestation.  There seems to be several qualities they all contain: A sense … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the process of dying

Way back in about ’84 a teacher of mine said that, when he was a kid a policeman got killed in a shootout.  He was shot in the heart.  After he was shot he turned around and shot the other guy.  … Continue reading

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