Is total freedom really the best way for a society to be constituted? If we had true freedom we would not require things as laws to govern thebehaviour of others, and so, it is clear that we are willing to trade somefreedom for some protection. This makes sense because safety is our highestneed, and if … Continue reading How free do we really want to be?
The environment within which we were raised, as a child, teenager, and until now, is the same environment that has resulted, in part, in our current configuration. This environmental constitution elicits particular behaviours from us, resulting in particular perspectives and ways of viewing and interacting with reality. Within this environment we are only able to … Continue reading On changing.
The age old philosophical question - how should we act within the world? Have you ever felt unsure of how to act, that is, what you should move towards, and what you should move away from? I know I have. To determine how we must act, we must uncover what it is that we value … Continue reading How should I act?
ancient wounds of a weary heart, healing each time we part. wounds of my bloodline, way back when, wounds so profound they trigger at the slightest sound, ready to run and go, or fight and attack, for love is our survival, and so the inner child which claws and grabs, at that which he believes … Continue reading Loving from within.
O' how the water tastes, sipped after the breaking of fast, after I crunch on bread - all my needs met. Nay, nay, that well lies far away. You need not drink that liquid, for it will cause you illness. I say sir, have you heard of the well on the yonder? Nay, I say. … Continue reading A water so sweet.
Seek protection from inside the castle walls, safe and protected - numb and empty; predictable and uneventful, and yet the chaos invades - it always finds a way. Nobody in sight, nobody around. Nobody can hear my silent sounds, for they remain in the shadows, deep in the mountain. Security never felt so bland. Not … Continue reading Banal Security (*BS)
The human experience is only as difficult as the degree of existence of self - that which constructs a fear based narrative to justify its survival. This self, this identity, the one that argues I am this, and I am not that; I am a yoga teacher, I am a spiritual teacher, I am an … Continue reading Self, less.
Collaboration over competition is a worthy addition, The success of another is not an attrition, This affirmation is the spoken petition, That collaboration is a worthy expression, And the success of another is the success of myself, You and I, brahman - we are oneself, Competition is an unhealthy expression, Only through collaboration can we … Continue reading Collaboration over competition – #YogiBars
So, you've finally acknowledged your dictatorial thirst for power eh? The ability to mould the world in your image, as if you were higher-than, as if it were preordained; as if you were god. No worries - it happens to the best of us. This is why those pesky Spartan Greeks developed the separation of … Continue reading Power: Collaboration over competition, a brief introduction.