Rethinking the Words We Mistake as Helpful

The world is full of the well-meaning and increasingly, people are so militant about what's helpful that they end up as discriminatory, as aggressive, as pernicious as the thing they swore to destroy. Sometimes its hilariously obvious, such as when people present ideas like everyone is equal and deserves love care and support, EXCEPT YOU, … Continue reading Rethinking the Words We Mistake as Helpful

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Is the Mind Your Enemy or Your Friend?

The Buddha once asked that very question and the answer he came with is very interesting to those who want to raise their consciousness or understand their own mind. Mindfulness, whether you believe it’s a quick-cash-cow or a serious spiritual business (a contradiction in terms!) is,on the whole, pretty effective. It’s also widely misunderstood as … Continue reading Is the Mind Your Enemy or Your Friend?

The People It’s Still “OK” to Discriminate Against

Not far from my house is a shop with a familiar sign: No more than two children allowed at any one time. I remember seeing a similar sign when I was a child myself and they were around in one form or another for a long time before that. You see there's something in the … Continue reading The People It’s Still “OK” to Discriminate Against