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Thoughts on the types of world images in creatures with mention of the self

Any living creature must have a world image in order to live in the world.  That is to say, they must have some “idea” of what the world consists of and where they are in relation to it.  I often speak of the … 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 the progression of projection

 Here are some thoughts I had concerning projection: PROJECTION Critical in our development and perception of the world is what I call ‘projection’.  This is nothing but the ability to see ourselves in other things to the point that it “becomes” our self … Continue reading

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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 “horror of reality”: awareness unprepared – the ‘awareness/self mismatch’

It seems to me that there often appears a “horror” to reality.  There is a point, I think, where the “fact” of existence is horrifying and terrifying.  It can appear as a sense of terror, anxiety, nervousness, despair, or even confusion.  Often, these … 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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Thoughts on the pre-self, primal self, world self, post-self, and the greater self

Here are some thoughts on how I see things at this time: The self is not ‘ready-made’ in life.  We are not born with a self.  It is something that is grown and developed over time.  As a result, there … Continue reading

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