Posts by paul

A Crying Out for a Better World

Cinema whether it be in movies or television are often characterized as windows to our collective consciousness.  Many (i.e. the Matrix series) are prime examples of work that looks at our current ‘situation’ as a society.   A trilogy, His Dark Materials  is another of those. The sample below is from an HBO adaptation of the trilogy (in my humble opinion a very good one) where the...

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The point is this:

The point is this: ….all of us are sharing a unique experience that takes real and amazing skill. We have absolutely no idea how amazing and totally cool we are, really , each of us and how totally amazing and cool it is that we can maintain a physical body and comprehend experience from within time and space as we do… …it takes specified skill on the part of consciousness to...

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Saving Yourself–Saving the World

“Would you like to save the world from the degradation and destruction it seems destined for? Then step away from shallow mass movements and quietly go to work on your own self-awareness. If you want to awaken all of humanity, then awaken all of yourself. If you want to eliminate the suffering in the world, then eliminate all that is dark and negative in yourself. Truly, the greatest gift...

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When you meet the Buddha…..

“Buddha” means “the awakened one” – that is, someone who has woken up from the dream of being a separate ego in a material universe.  Gautama Siddhartha, whom we affectionately, ridiculously, call the Buddha, taught for forty-five years. In all those years, and in all the hundreds of thousands of teaching words that he uttered, his message was simply this:...

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Got it all figured out?…. Yet?