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Self-actualization necessarily precedes liberation: In the spiritual literature it is as if the Integral — where one seeks enlightenment — is the only goal in life and one can attain liberation from any of the stages of life, which is not possible.

first there is a mountain, that is the Sensory. Then there is no mountain, that is the Recollective-Analytic. Then there is … this is the Symbolic-Existential. And at this stage of the Integral one has gone beyond even that, and … Continue reading

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Ego Weak Mystics and Shamans: A Supremely Defended Ego Is the Aim of Modern "Sanitized" Spirituality … the "Holy Fools" of Mystical History Would Be Medicated Today

High Self Esteem (Positive Thinking) Distorts Reality for Temporary Pleasantness … High Self Regard Involves Openness to the Unpleasant: Stormy Path to Self, Part Three Ego-Weak Mystics and Shamans In a more recent work, John White (1990) continues Ken Wilber’s … Continue reading

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Open the Jar, Pandora, and Why the Gods Are LOL: We Are the Centaurs, My Friends … We Are the Necessary Heroes for Deluded Promethean “Fathers”

We’ve Fallen and We Can’t Get Up: Like Chiron, We Need to Take Inside Us the “Sins” of Promethean Fathers to Stop Millennial Cycles of Suffering Wounded Deer and Centaurs, Chapter Seven: Return of the Centaur and How We Look … Continue reading

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Blueprints of Human Nature and Prenatal Personalities … Profound Sculpting of Who We Are Occurs at a Time We Cannot See: Four Earliest Roots of War, Bigotry, Capitalism, and Pollution

Prenatal Imprints of “Human Nature”: Four Programs of Human Personality Are Written Into Us in the Womb Wounded Deer and Centaurs, Chapter Four: Prenatal Imprints of Our Unnatural Self The Perinatal Pulls of Pollution: Air Pollution and Fetal Oxygen Starvation … Continue reading

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Thanatos Walking: Death Wish of the Sycophantic, Apocalyptic Ape and The Only Important Question … “Quit Hitting Yourself!”

Apocalypse No! Chapter Five: Death Wish – Thanatos Walking Apocalypse is How an Over-Achieving Species Like Ours Does Its Will to Death Freud showed we had a will to die…so — Will we survive? Will we wake up from global … Continue reading

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The En-Raptured Reaction to Pending Apocalypse and Sympathy for the Bedeviled: Death Grasping of Sad Proselytists and Zombies

En-Raptured Reaction … to Pending Apocalypse: Death Wish of Zombies and Sad Proselytists En-Raptured Reaction – Zombie, Sad Proselytist Death Wish Zombie Apocalypse People are becoming zombies in the face of their death, their own upcoming suffering, not to mention … Continue reading

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21st Century and Its Discontents, Part 16: How We Look to the Gods and Prometheus Redux … Building More Nukes and Drilling More Holes – Icarus Keeps Flapping and the Gods Can’t Stop Laughing

Kaleidoscope of Postmodern Life, Part Sixteen: View From the Heavens and Prometheus Redux … Icarus Is Flapping and the Gods Are Laughing as We Build Nukes and Drill Holes Prometheus Redux Before leaving Prometheus for good, let us consider some … Continue reading

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