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Just Released, March 2020. *Who to Be: Identity, Authenticity, and Crisis* (2020) by Michael Adzema

*Who To Be: Identity, Authenticity, & Crisis* by Michael Adzema has just been released at Amazon … … What does one do in a postmodern, complex, multicultural world in which the options are so numerous and enticing as to paralyze … Continue reading

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A Smaller Number of Us — Standing in the Right Place and With a Lever Big Enough — Might Be All That Is Needed to Move the World: Apocalypse? Or Earth Rebirth?

A Smaller Number of Us Can Make All the Difference in the World, Literally, by Tipping Our Course One Way as Opposed to Another: Moving the World – A Race Against Time Apocalypse – No! Chapter Fourteen: To Move the … Continue reading

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Hard to Believe, But We’re Getting Saner: What’s Involved in Stopping War and Ecocide and the Necessary Mess of Transformation

The Cycle of All Events, the Evolution of Parenting, and Auspicious Collective Regressions: Being Crazy in an Insane World Might Mean You’re the Sane One Chapter Nine: Regressions in the Service of Society — Messy Healing There Is a Cycle … Continue reading

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The “Patriarchal Mistake” Involves Struggling to Keep Out “Negative” Thoughts: For “There Is No Coming to Consciousness Without Pain.” – Carl Jung

Grof Versus Wilber and the Frantic Thinking Between Paradigms: The Stormy Path to Self, Part Five: “Healthy-Mindedness” and the “Sick Soul” “There is no coming to consciousness without pain. People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to … Continue reading

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What Say We Leave a Planet For Our Offspring? And Can You Handle Happiness? Derailing the Cycles of War and Violence

Cycles of War, Cycles of Birth … What Can Be Done: Changing the Patterns of Millennia Requires Learning That Feeling Good Is Not Bad Apocalypse No! Chapter Eight: Derailing the Cycles of War and Violence Men Would Rather Be Manly … Continue reading

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Chastened by the Environment We’ve Created, We Are Forced Inward to Rediscover Our Deeper, More Cooperative Human Nature: Through Gaia’s Eyes, Eden Arise

The Heart of the Problem, Gaia’s Cure, and Back to the Drawing Board for Humans: It’s a Consciousness Revolution as We Rediscover Our Natural Self Apocalypse No! Chapter Seven: Nature Balances HerSelf We Discovered the Heart of the Problem in … Continue reading

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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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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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It’s a Consciousness Revolution, Aided by Gaia We Are Rediscovering Our Natural Self: Eden Arise and a Message to All Wounded Deer and Centaurs

Back to the Drawing Board for Our Species and a Call to Centaurs: You Are the One You’ve Been Waiting for … This Is Our Time … And the Time Is NOW Wounded Deer and Centaurs, Chapter Fifteen: Eden Arise … Continue reading

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“Crazy” and Transcendent Are Not Opposite as Ego Psychologists Conveniently Proclaim: Have Western Puritanical Beliefs Infected Transpersonal Psychology?

The Linear Fallacy and Ken Wilber’s Fall from Grace: Spiritual Growth Is Hardly Linear … You Can’t Put “Enlightenment” on Your To-Do List The Linear Fallacy Cybernetic Dreaming Even in the field of transpersonal psychology, for example, there seems an … Continue reading

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