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PODCAST (1-16-2020): Three Central Teachings According to the Sikh Gurus: 1) The Living Master, 2) Meditation of the Anhad Shabd/Sound Current, and, Vegetarian Ahimsa -- Spiritual Awakening Radio With James Bean @ Youtube:
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“The first stage of the economy’s domination of social life brought about an evident degradation of being into having — human fulfilment was no longer equated with what one was, but with what one possessed. The present stage, in which social life has become completely dominated by the accumulated productions of the economy, is bringing about a general shift from having to appearing — all “having” must now derive its immediate prestige and its ultimate purpose from appearances. At the same time all individual reality has become social, in the sense that it is shaped by social forces and is directly dependent on them. Individual reality is allowed to appear only if it is not actually real.”

Guy Debord, The Society of the Spectacle

#society #sociology #fulfilment #life #economy #being #possession #appearance #reality #philosophy
 
Declaration of Independence 2.0 - we also hold these truths to be self evident

"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness." (src: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Declaration_of_Independence) new version: 2.0 We hold[...]

\#money #alternative #systems #altcoopsys #alternatives #... Show more...
 
Let me go back to a creative writing seminar held on winter afternoons in the early 1950s...The teacher was Allen Tate...Our subject for many sessions was Henry James’s [spoiler alert] The Turn of the Screw, in which a governess tries to shield her two protégé from a ghostly presence but in the end fails, and they are killed. I was completely convinced that this was just a straightforward ghost story, but Tate said no, Henry James is up to more than that. The governess is not the heroine of this story. She is the villainess. It is not the ghost who kills the children but the governess’s hysterical belief that a ghost exists. I couldn’t believe this at first, but reread the story and saw that Tate was right. You can interpret it either way.
How could I have missed it?
Tate explained that James was able to achieve this magic through the use of the first-person narrator. Tate said that the first person is the most difficult form because the writer is locked inside the head of the narrator and can’t get out. He can’
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#Truth





Navigating truth is like moving across a Mandelbrot pattern...there are black spots that represent choices we
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The truth knocks on the door and you say, "Go away I'm looking for truth," and so it goes away.
-Robert M. Pirsig
Teach a man the truth, and he'll work for a week. Teach him an approach to truth, and he can lead nations. Teach him how the stay with truth, ethics and and the honest resonance of values, and we can share maximum power.

Until then we remain in contest for the least possible power: arbitrary authority.

Some protest this, others seek it, I attest to it and remain silent in its face. It has brought us to the end of possibility, leaving us with the choice between achieving heaven on earth, or watching it fall to the social damming of the flow of life.

Wanting not, I can offer myself completely.

No one needs to lose when everything is at stake.

#Truth #Philosophy #Zen #Zenandtheartofmotorcyclemaintenance
 
On Travel as a Cure for Discontent - Seneca - XXVIII
  • Do you suppose that you alone have had this experience? Are you surprised, as if it were a novelty, that after such long travel and so many changes of scene you have not been able to shake off the gloom and heaviness of your mind? You need a change of soul rather than a change of climate. Though you may cross vast spaces of sea, and though, as our Vergil remarks,
    Lands and cities are left astern,

your faults will follow you whithersoever you travel. 2. Socrates made the same remark to one who complained; he said: "Why do you wonder that globe-trotting does not help you, seeing that you always take yourself with you? The reason which set you wandering is ever at your heels." What pleasure is there in seeing new lands? Or in surveying cities and spots of interest? All your bustle is useless. Do you ask why such flight does not help you? It is because you flee along with yourself. You must lay aside the burdens of the mind; until you do this,

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Vegetarian Philosophy According to the Way of the Saints (Path of the Masters)

"The human body contains five elements: earth, water, fire, air and ether. The four legged animals have four elements: earth, water, air and fire; birds have three elements: water, fire and air; insects have two elements: fire and air; and vegetables have only one element – that is water. If we kill a four-legged animal and eat it, it is a bigger sin. We are permitted to eat the things having one element as it is a small sin, liable to a small amount of punishment. It is forgiven by good deeds and Simran* and Meditation."

— “Ghat Ramayan: The Words of Tulsi Sahib of Hathras – Spiritual Discourse”, by Param Sant Baba Kehar Singh Ji, featuring a section of Sant Tulsi’s Ghat Ramayan that previously hadn’t been translated into English, a section titled: Conversations between Param Sant Tulsi Sahib and Palak Ra... Show more...
 

#Truth





Navigating truth is like moving across a Mandelbrot pattern...there are black spots that represent choices we made or would have made that lead to death and destruction, and colourful others that imply the success of humanity to turn the xlock, with such patterns that we want to call them laws...LEM allows for both to exist simultaneously without incurring the reality of one or the other, leaving it for the phenomenal (human, entity) to choose to remain believing the truth, or question it while still believing the the Way.

To believe is to glue together bits of knowledge into a whole, a shmear ove... Show more...
 
"Do not unjustly eat fish the water has given up,
And do not desire as food the flesh of slaughtered animals,
Or the white milk of mothers who intended its pure draught
for their young, not noble ladies.
And do not grieve the unsuspecting birds by taking eggs;
for injustice is the worst of crimes.
And spare the honey which the bees get industriously
from the flowers of fragrant plants;
For they did not store it that it might belong to others,
Nor did they gather it for bounty and gifts.
I washed my hands of all this; and wish that I
Perceived my way before my hair went gray!"

— Abū al-ʿAlāʾ al-Maʿarrī (أبو العلاء المعري‎):
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al-Ma%27arri

#vegan #philosophy #wisdom #compasion #ahimsa
 

Phenomenal


A phenomenal is an entity within the unified field of consciousness and phenomena are the experience of phenomenals. A phenomenal that does not report experiencing other phenomenals (to itself or others) is called a phenomenon, whereas that which does is called a phenomenal. The method by which a phenomenal experiences phenomena is called projection.

Projection


The phenomenal experiences (at least) twice the observable, once in phenomenal reality, and again as it superimposes upon an inner-phenomenal paired with the observable. A phenomenal's phenomena are only observable to other phenomenals if projected externally. Phenomenally, this superposition goes through the psychic-bodies of the local, social, and universal bodies of the phenomenal. For a meta-semantic values-network, the analogous matrices for the engrammation of values are local, federal, and planetary.

Psychic Locality


The locality is the present moment relative to the phenomenal, containing its historical associative tendencies (memory) and social conditioning.

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PODCAST (1-9-2020): Too Many Books Are Still Not Enough! -- Spiritual Awakening Radio With James Bean @ Youtube: https://youtu.be/Iv8WGBlZAtA

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The Third Level of Satsang (Association with the Writings of Masters and Saints)

"In daily life we need the guidance of a great sage or saint. Even though we might encounter many so called mahatmas or sadhus, the task of finding and identifying an accomplish... Show more...
 

New low cost traffic analysis attacks and mitigations


New low cost traffic analysis attacks and mitigations




mikeperry December 19, 2019

Recently, Tobias Pulls and Rasmus Dahlberg published a paper entitled Website Fingerprinting with Website Oracles.

"Website fingerprinting" is a category of attack where an adversary observes a user's encrypted data traffic, and uses traffic timing and quantity to guess what website that user is visiting. In this... Show more...
 
why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your sibling's eye and ignore the plank in your own?
why do i?
i cant see it for this plank in my eye.

#insight #introspection #hurdle #bestwecan #cantgettherefromhere #philosophy #psychology #selfimprovement #hypocrisy #socratic #youtoo
 
thinking straight


thinking straight is the greatest gift and super power that mankind has.

concentrate all your brain power on the problems at hand and iterate over it – again and again – with creativity and reasoning – if you can not find an answer – come back 10min later – or the next day.

\#money #alternative #systems #altcoopsys #alternatives #OsOfSociety #OperatingSystemsOfSociety #SystemPhilosophy #dinero #dollar #euro #yen #rubel #sustainability #resilience #complementary #complementarycurrency #cooperation #monetaryreform #financialreform #financialsystemreform #financialcrisis #mortagecrisis #debtcrisis #occupywallsreet #finance #moneysystem #financialsystem #economics #ecologicaleconomics #economy #capitalism #kapitalismus #system #thinking #think #thinker #thinkingstraight #mind #mankind #philosophy
Originally posted at: https://altcoopsys.org/2019/12/14/thinking-straight/
thinking straight
 
Science answers only half the question? Here's @WillKenway's case for a little #spirituality in our lives...😇
buff.ly/38b731g #Philosophy #Spirituality #Science #MarysRoom
 
The answer ist: No, we do not.

#CalvinAndHobbes #philosophy
Calvin and Hobbes - 2019-12-06 04:20:16 GMT
Something to ponder… https://t.co/j8N4RkpZie
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has been translated into English. #noomechania #scifi #cyberpunk #technology #philosophy
 
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Monumento a Giordano Bruno.
Scultura in bronzo situata a Roma nel Campo de' Fiori nel luogo del rogo del filosofo avvenuto il 17 febbraio del 1600.
La statua realizzata da Ettore Ferrari è stata inaugurata il 9 giugno 1889.

#monument #Rome #Roma #Italy #sky #inqisition #philosophy #sunset #clouds #birds #fly #artphotography #history #JulioOjea

 

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Hi I am #newhere and looking for some initial contacts :)
I like #culture, #art, #politics, #philosophy and mice
 
Feeling a little melancholy, but nevertheless happy to be here. It’s lonely out in space. Notifications on social media are comparable to bumping coke, which doesn’t make me want to use them less (unsurprisingly), but more and more responsibly. Does this have a one ring to rule them all sentiment? I know I have thought the same thing with regard to my addictive behaviour towards series: "after this series, it's over". Well, even if internet was the one addiction to rule them all, addictive behaviour wouldn't necessarily behave any differently as we transition from disparate recursively self-destructive behaviour to a self-aware field of conscious (supporting the superposition of individual and field: one is all, all is one; one has infinite possibilities as one, all has () infinite possibilities as all). GOLUM. This addictive behaviour could organize humanity into cooperative gardening, cooking, living, dancing, making, and with oversight and the development... Show more...
 
remembering hear some medical professional's quip reiterated that by 3rd year of medical school, everybody has had their compassion drummed out of them, (and some philosopher's* vociferous distrust of the new role of professional doctor/surgeon seeing us no longer as sentient whole beings, but collections of organs to individually fail) ([url=http://https://joindiaspora.com/posts/b53e3f90c14f0137791c0c968b663754]and some apparent confirmation bias exemplifying[/url]**)... i searched for that quote, and came across this: https://slate.com/technology/2013/06/medical-school-dark-side-the-third-year-makes-students-less-empathetic.html
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PODCAST: Studies in the Sar Bachan Poetry of Soami Ji Maharaj: Characteristics of a True Spiritual Master and a True Parmarthi: True Disciple, a Genuine Seeker of Spirituality:

Audio: https://tinyurl.com/SarBachanPoetry

Blog: https://santmatradhasoami.blogspot.com/2019/11/podcast-studies-in-sar-bachan.html

Blog: https://santmatradhasoami.wordpress.com/2019/11/21/podcast-studies-in-the-sar-bachan-radhasoami-poetry-of-soami-ji-maharaj-characteristics-of-a-true-spiritual-master-and-a-true-parmarthi-true-disciple-a-genuine-seeker-of-spirituality

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PODCAST: Studies in the Sar Bachan Radhasoami Poetry of Soami Ji Maharaj: Characteristics of a True Spiritual Master and a True Parmarthi: True Disciple, a Genuine Seeker of Spirituality -- Sant Mat Satsang Podcast Edition of Spiritual Awakening Radio With James Bean @ Youtube: https://youtu.be/M5QJcHXSL-k

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Утренний Кёнигсберг.

Morning Königsber: "And where is your fucking singularity?"

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#photo #life #Kaliningrad #philosophy
 
ovalb - 2019-11-15 16:26:59 GMT
#introduction #russia
Hello. I like #physics, #astronomy and #philosophy.
I think that everybody can joke about everything.
Also I like watching #anime and reading #books. I love #imageboards.
And I am looking for a pen pal. I mean, to chat using real letters. ✉️
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How do we stop robots from turning on humans? Maybe with love and affection! #robolove 🤖 💞

buff.ly/32LsLox #robots #ai #future #ethics #philosophy #love
 
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PODCAST: The Teachings of Yogani Mata Ji (Tripta Devi) of the Radhasoami Faith -- Sant Mat Satsang Podcast: https://youtu.be/IACAV3q8OUw

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The guru-lineage of Yogani Mata Ji: Swami Ji Maharaj (Sant Radhaswami Sahab) of Agra to Huzur Maharaj (Rai Saligram) to Shiv Brat Lal to Baba Faqir Chand to Yogani Mata Ji.

"How can one sit so still, repeat only holy names and think of God constantly? 'By falling in love,' Mataji answered serenely. 'Because when one is truly in love nothing but the Beloved can enter one’s mind. So the secret of Surat Shabd Yoga and of mysticism,' she goaded, 'i... Show more...
 

Wake Up, Grow Up: Enlightenment in the 21st Century


In this feature presentation from the 2016 SAND Conference, Ken Wilber explains why the path of “waking up” (spiritual awakening) needs to be complemented by the path of “growing up” (psychological maturity) in order to renew and replenish our understanding of enlightenment in the 21st century.

“It is often said in the great wisdom Traditions that typical, conventional life is like a dream, an illusion, a mistaken reality. And what it’s mistaken for is the real Reality, an ultimate unity, oneness, infinite harmony and interconnectedness with the entire universe—the discovery of our real Self, Big Mind, the groundless Ground of all Being, the Supreme Identity, the Great Liberation in infinite Spirit. Mindfulness meditation, for example, was created as a practice that will help us experience this Enlightenment, Awakening, ultimate Transformation. This is the profound path of Waking Up, and it is found in the great Traditions around the world.

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#Philosophy | The Decline of the Rule of #Law | Friedrich A. Hayek http://bit.ly/33MEqoo

 

Commentary: Let’s Envision a #Buddhist Political #Philosophy http://bit.ly/32GNo5a


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Commentary: Let’s Envision a Buddhist Political Philosophy

Lion's Roar: Commentary: Let’s Envision a Buddhist Political Philosophy (Randeep Purewall)

 

#Philosophy | Locke vs. Cohen vs. Rothbard on #Homesteading | Mises Wire http://bit.ly/2Q3vkzG

 
Franzoni, Valentina & Vallverdu, Jordi & Milani, Alfredo. (2019). Errors, Biases and Overconfidence in Artificial Emotional Modeling. 86-90. 10.1145/3358695.3361749.

Abstract: With the diffusion and successful new implementation of several machine learning techniques, together with the substantial cost decrease of sensors, also included in mobile devices, the field of emotional analysis and modeling has boosted. Apps, web apps, brain-scanning devices, and Artificial Intelligence assistants often include emotion recognition features or emotional behaviors, but new researches contain, maintain, or create several design errors, which analysis is the main aim of this paper.

Conference: IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence

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Hey everyone, I’m #newhere. I’m interested in #conversation, #culture, and #philosophy.
 
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Hi my names is Zach I'm new to diaspora I figured I'd do an #introduction. I'm interested in #philosophy #foss #security and especially#psychology. #newhere
 
I have trying to warap my head around this idea for a while now. As a researcher working with neural data for the majority of my career, I have always assumed cognitive processes would eventually be reduced to physical ones. This is what has been termed the "unification of the sciences", a sort of modern materialist utopia of a state at which we have boiled down all reality to a finite set of principles, describing a single physical reality... Well, lately I have been drawn to the conclucion this is, in principle, not possible, because consciousness seems to play a more important role in the universe than simply being a by-product of neural activity.

In any case, I'll leave you with this video about it, which is one of the best resources I have seen lately to understand this issue.

### It’s impossible to see the world as it is, argues a cognitive neuroscientist

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PODCAST: The Surviving... and the LOST... Letters of Swami Ji Maharaj, & the Mystery of Soami Ji's Well -- Spiritual Awakening Radio Podcast With James Bean @ Youtube:
https://youtu.be/wOyFpxAxo38

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Below Are NOTES About Today's PODCAST (11-1-19): The Surviving... and the LOST... Letters of Swami Ji Maharaj, & the Mystery of Soami Ji's Well

Today represents two programs in one. The first part pertains to some Radhasoami history. I explore the mystery of Soami Ji's well, the LOST letters and other documents... what some of them might have been, and the politics behind the destruction of those sacred writings. The second part is a satsang consisting of spiritual readings from... Show more...
 
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PODCAST: The Surviving... and the LOST... Letters of Swami Ji Maharaj, & the Mystery of Soami Ji's Well -- Spiritual Awakening Radio Podcast With James Bean @ Youtube:
https://youtu.be/wOyFpxAxo38

OR Listen and DOWNLOAD @ The Internet Archive:
https://archive.org/details/TheMysteryOfSoamiJisWell

Below Are NOTES About Today's PODCAST (11-1-19): The Surviving... and the LOST... Letters of Swami Ji Maharaj, & the Mystery of Soami Ji's Well

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Today represents two programs in one. The first part pertains to some Radhasoami history. I explore the mystery of Soami Ji's well,... Show more...
 
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“Ancient African lore narrates the first dreams of AI. Since about 12,000 years ago, the Yoruba people of West Africa have worshipped Ogun, a primordial orisha of iron, technology, and creative intelligence Ogun’s worshipers recognise him for his metalwork skills. They also believe that through ancestor veneration they have ability to call automaton soldiers known as Shigidi. Moreover, the Ifa tradition, which is the central religious belief system of the Yoruba people, is based on binary code. Intriguingly, binary code also serves as the foundation of mainstream Computer Science (including AI research).”

#afrofuturism #africanart #technology #artificialintelligence #code #yoruba #orisha #africanspirituality #hoodoo #jung #philosophy #psychoanalysis #nigeria #futurism #transhumanism #softwareengineering #babaji #occult #mysticism #africa #epistemology #computerscience

https://medium.com/@nathanrossadams/the-curious-history-of-artificial-intelligence-an-african-perspective-46002515934e
 

#Philosophy | How Mengzi came up with something better than the Golden Rule | Aeon Ideas http://bit.ly/2N6PtD3

 

#MGTOW #Philosophy - MGTOW vs Everyone By Barbarossa & CS MGTOW http://bit.ly/2q0OwD8

 
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