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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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*Warriors* … When we first began killing our conscience, our empathy — stoically repressing our bodies and its feelings … including any guilt come of the hurting of other beings — we were only then able to kill others…

  Would you say that Western civilization was bought with the “sacrifice” of the lives of indigenous peoples? Same thing. Ask them. Oh, that’s right, you can’t, we killed them. As always, we fail to see this issue clearly when … Continue reading

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“Poof! Consciousness out of a hat!”: We discovered the idea brain produces consciousness, magically, as byproduct of number of chemical interactions, is not only wrong, it’s ridiculous

Poof! Consciousness out of a hat!   “What quickly had to be faced is that the thousands of year old assumption … as old as there has been history … the idea that the brain results in consciousness … that … Continue reading

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“Despite your vanities, you are part of Nature, too”: The Planetmates reveal instinct and “free will” … “However, you prefer the self-congratulation of crowning yourselves with ‘free will’”

“All planetmates come into the world with unique skills. Humans, as well. What you have so forgotten, astonishingly, is how life’s pleasure is involved, not just in sensory satisfactions, as in passing substances over the surface of your taste buds, … Continue reading

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“All the things Nature does automatically, effortlessly in the creation of its bounty, you increasingly took upon yourselves”: The Planetmates reveal the origins of work, the quality of planetmate life, control, and the suffering humans brought to Nature

“The more you added to your survival burden by controlling your food sources rather than accepting Nature’s bounty and providence, the more work you created for yourself. All the things Nature does automatically, effortlessly, and joyously in the creation of … Continue reading

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“With the excessive stipulations and pressures that came with hierarchical societies, your experience — along with your needs, emotions, and aliveness — became muted, dampened”: The Planetmates on sex, happiness, the tribe, the nuclear family, and the “intensity of experience” of life

“…there was much more happiness attendant upon the state of being a child — being free and open, not just to the awesomeness of the physical world and world of Nature, but to the love, pleasure, fun, and interactions of … Continue reading

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“Prior to your sedentary living, the burden of children was shared by the tribe, and they were more cared for”: Planetmates reveal magical childhood, tribe life, primitive planned parenthood

“…there was ambivalence in the desire for children. Your species swayed back and forth about what to do with them — between the poles of infanticide and abandonment, on one side, and acceptance, engagement, and nurture, on the other — … Continue reading

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