Monthly Archives: December 2010

Wall Street’s 10 Biggest Lies of 2010

From the Huffington Post: By Les Leopold, December 29, 2010 What a great year for Wall Street: profits up, bonuses up and, best of all, criticism down, especially from Washington. Somehow Wall Street has much of America believing its lies … Continue reading

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Tarot card meditation game

The meditation alarm sounds, bring us back to the waking state from the deep, dreamless and unconscious state of cessation akin to death. While the latter is indeed a restful and rejuvenating state to repair the body-mind, too much focus … Continue reading

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Tarot card meditation game

The meditation alarm sounds, bring us back to the waking state from the deep, dreamless and unconscious state of cessation akin to death. While the latter is indeed a restful and rejuvenating state to repair the body-mind, too much focus … Continue reading

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Tarot card meditation game

During Christmas dinner mom got so pissed at dad, again, that she started throwing her lightening barbs at him with such force dad blew his top. His resultant explosion drove us kids to dive for cover. I just love the … Continue reading

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Tarot card meditation game

During Christmas dinner mom got so pissed at dad, again, that she started throwing her lightening barbs at him with such force dad blew his top. His resultant explosion drove us kids to dive for cover. I just love the … Continue reading

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The changing status of states

Continuing our discussion of states at IPS: Balder: Personally, I think “nondual” has several referents and do not believe a postmetaphysical, enactive approach requires only accepting only one of them as valid. I believe there’s room for multiple “enactments.” In … Continue reading

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More on states of consciousness

Continuing the previous post on states, here’s more from the IPS discussion: theurj: It’s time to return to Epstein, linked to previously. He says: “The tendency of contemporary theorists has been to propose developmental schema in which meditation systems develop … Continue reading

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The indigo dollar

“LOHAS and the indigo dollar” by Joseph Gelfer is a new article at Integral World. An excerpt: “My aim here is not to belittle the spiritual experiences sought in the LOHAS marketplace, rather…to challenge constructions of spirituality that promote the … Continue reading

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An integral postmetaphysical definition of states

We’re discussing this topic at the IPS forum. Following are some slightly edited excerpts: Balder: Inspired in part by Mark Edwards’ dissertation, in which he calls for clearer definition of key Integral terms, I would like to open a discussion … Continue reading

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Hitchens v Blair on religion

The pair squared off in a recent Munk debate. The full transcript can be found at this link. There’s also a link to the video there. We’re also discussing this at IPS. Here are some excerpts of our conversation so … Continue reading

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