“The most crucial decision…..”

Posted by on April 14, 2017

on which mental growth depends is whether frustration is evaded or faced.  Encountering a painful state of mind, does the individual immediately engage in one or more of numerous defence mechanisms readily available for the purpose of getting rid of awareness of the frustration, or, is there an attempt to remain open to it – to tolerate it – to think about it?”

The mind grows through exposure to the truth.  The foundation for both mental development and truth are emotional experiences.

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Our task.

Posted by on January 27, 2017

Is to give birth to ourselves – to be as much of ourselves as we are capable of being.

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Saying “NO”!

Posted by on January 27, 2017

“What we call a beginning is often an end

And to make an end is to make a beginning

The end is where we start from”

T. S. Elliot.

 

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A thought experiment

Posted by on February 16, 2016

A thought experiment – “Eternal Recurrence.
From “Thus Spake Zarathrusta” (Nietzsche)

“What if some day or night, a demon were to steal after you into your loneliest loneliness and say to you: you will have to live once more and innumerable times more; and there will be nothing new in it, but every pain and every joy and every thought and sight and everything unutterably small or great in your life will have to return to you, all in the same succession and sequence – even the spider and this moonlight between the trees, and even this moment and I myself. - Read More

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TRUE/FALSE???

Posted by on January 7, 2016

ALL ‘NEUROTIC’ BEHAVIOUR IS DESIGNED TO RELIEVE OUR EXISTENTIAL ANXIETY.

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“we believe we…………

Posted by on September 8, 2015

emerged from the primal swamp billions of years ago, but, let me tell you, it was only last Thursday”

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THE ABSENCE OF PRESENCE………….

Posted by on March 29, 2015

…………………..THE PRESENCE OF ABSENCE.

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A timely reminder

Posted by on March 29, 2015

“OUT LISTENING CREATES A SANCTUARY FOR THE HOMELESS PARTS WITHIN ANOTHER PERSON –

RACHEL NAOMI REMEN

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A comment on our society

Posted by on March 29, 2015

“AN INFINITY OF DESIRE”

 

UNENDING!

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