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A Mystical Machismo Has Invaded Spiritual Thinking: Whereas Surrender Spiritualities, Believing in Ultimate Goodness, See Controlling as the Problem

Patriarchal Cultures Carry Their Advance and Conquer Tactics Into the Inner World: Correcting the “Civilized” Ego … Stormy Path to Self, Part Four — Control Versus Surrender Spirituality Is Self-Actualization Not Ego-Actualization What people like White and Wilber simply do … Continue reading

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One Gains the World in Exact Proportion to Which a Man Has Relinquished his Soul: The Second Retreat from the Natural Self — Patriarchal Culture

Ritual Is the Attempt to Control Something Symbolically, Indirectly That One Has Split Off from and Is a Poor Substitute for the Real Potential of At-one-ment with Reality It is this attempt to control something symbolically, indirectly that is the … Continue reading

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Dreaming Out Loud, Part 2 – The Path to Heaven Leads Through Hell: Yes, Tina Turner, We Do Need Another Hero … a Different Kind

Religions Are About Control; Spirituality, Surrender. Let Go, Let God to Correct an Arrogant Modern Ego The Path to Heaven Leads Through Hell Those in the know about the pervasive pre- and perinatal influence on personality and behavior, and especially … Continue reading

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