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Pseudo Mysticism

Truth be told, there is no mysticism in politics. Todays in vogue catch phrases have ushered in a new elitism, a political class that values “identity” above all else; within this so-called identity only some lives matter, even within their own closed circles certain types matter while others are relegated to the back of the bus. This tendency is also viciously anti-intellectual. It only induces quick satisfaction that immolates intelligence. The outcome is sacrificing one’s spirit and soul over into the hands of blind force, one that promotes emotion over and above rational thought patterns. Indeed, its response to any intellectual argument is a program of systemic violence that advocates the destruction of books, the suppression of education (at all levels) and the take-down of learned intelligentsia. Yea, anything beyond its limited and twisted purview is regarded with suspicion. read more

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The Demons of Thought

“Ananda, when the good person who is cultivating samadhi has put an end to the feeling skandha, although he has not achieved freedom from outflows, his mind can leave his body the way a bird escapes from a cage. From within his ordinary body, he already has the potential for ascending through the Bodhisattvas’ sixty levels of sagehood. He is now able to use his mind to create a spiritual-body and can roam freely without obstruction. read more

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