An introduction to my use of the word transcendence to encapsulate a path forwards for us, a higher consciousness chained to an evolutionary being.
We all live according to some sort of meaning, some interpretation of what life is about. Here is my attempt to put mine into words.
As one of the most influential books in our culture, and as part of my general interest in religion, I read the New Testament. Here are my thoughts.
Words sometimes contain worlds. Compassion is such a word, and it is one of great necessity and consequence to our species. This is a discussion of my journey with the word, and the complexities of realising it in life.
My thoughts on the concept of god
I wrote some musings about this force which is so deeply consequential in our society, and against my better judgement put it up here
Hatred is never appeased by hatred in this world; it is appeased by love. This is an eternal law
— Gautama Siddartha Buddha
Herman Hesse
I don't want to say too much about this book. It is the sort of book which I think will speak to each person in different ways, and I don't want to put a frame of reference on it. I really enjoyed reading it, I read a lot of technical books, a lot of other hard to read books, and I found this just a perfect breather in between them. The main message that stands out to me from the book, is that there are many ways to "enlightenment". Of course, what is enlightenment, and is enlightenment even necessarily a...