to face the truth is the first condition of philosophic study." - Georg Wilhelm
"Let us come to the philosophers, whose authority
is of greater weight, and their judgement more to be relied on, because they
are believed to have paid attention, not to matters of fiction, but to the
investigation of the truth." Lactantius
"We all have the means at hand to see, directly,
the basis upon which philosophical claims are made: this basis is simply the
immanent living operations within conscious
experience itself. We all have first-hand experience of
conscious life, and that's where the evidence
is." - Marianne Sawicki*
"Observations from the study of holotropic states
confirm the basic tenet of perennial philosophy that the quality of our life
ultimately depends on what can be called "spiritual intelligence." Spiritual
intelligence is the capacity to conduct our life in such a way that it reflects
deep philosophical and metaphysical understanding of reality and of ourselves.
Buddhist scriptures refer to this kind of spiritual wisdom as "prajñ
para mit."" - Stanislav GrofPhilosophy, a "lover of
Sophia," is a system of thought involving
the inquiry into the essence of the object under
Philosophy requires a continual critical analysis of
fundamental assumptions; moral
self-discipline and compassion in
pursuit of wisdom.
Philosophy involves the rational and disciplined
investigation of questions about existence,
knowledge, ethics, consciousness, logic, aesthetics, metaphysics, and
When applied to any
particular school of knowledge, philosophy denotes
the general laws or principles under
which all the subordinate phenomena or facts relating to
the object of that subject are comprehended.
Thus philosophy, when applied to God, is called
theology; when applied to material objects, it
is called physics; when it treats of man, it is called
psychology, which are
connected by logic and ethics; when it treats of the necessary
conceptions and connections by which philosophy is possible, it
is called metaphysics.
"The intensity of the great ideas of philosophy
remains viable because they reveal reality and
mystery to be essentially
Reality is palpable
Because we have named and
labeled everything our perception encompasses
does not make reality less mysterious.
It is getting at this essential
nature of things beyond names and labels, as close as humanly possible, that is
the activity of philosophy." - Lew
The philosopher is an individual that
spends time thinking deeply.
There is an unfortunate
reality that we all must deal with here.
Scholars tend to pick apart, over analyze and over simplify the philosophy of
Most philosophers are attempting to make certain points.
All language of philosophy must use metaphor and analogy.
twenty, thirty or nearly every scholar chooses to
interpret the writings
of the individual philosopher in a certain way does not mean that the
precisely as the author intended.
As a matter of fact it can not be as
the interpreters do not have the same experiences as the individual penning the
A seasoned philosopher lives a life of reason
with equanimity reducing the
principles of his or her philosophy to
practice in the conduct of his or her life according to the rules of practical
wisdom while meeting all vicissitudes with calmness.
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new perspective with which to engage reality to which its author adheres. The
author feels that the falsification of reality outside personal experience has
created a populace unable to discern propaganda from reality and that this has
been done purposefully by an international corporate cartel through their
agents who wish to foist a corrupt version of reality on the human race.
Religious intolerance occurs when any group refuses to tolerate religious
practices, religious beliefs or persons due to their religious ideology. This
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Way of Life - a rational religion based on reason which requires no leap of
faith, accepts no tithes, has no supreme leader, no church buildings and in
which each and every individual is encouraged to develop a personal relation
with the Creator and Sustainer through the pursuit of the knowledge of reality
in the hope of curing the spiritual corruption that has enveloped the human
spirit. The tenets of The Truth of the Way of Life are spelled out in detail on
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violence that is already occurring due to the international corporate cartels
desire to control the human race. The international corporate cartel already
controls the world economic system, corporate media worldwide, the global
industrial military entertainment complex and is responsible for the collapse
of morals, the elevation of self-centered behavior and the destruction of
global ecosystems. Civilization is based on cooperation. Cooperation does not
occur at the point of a gun.
American social mores and values have
declined precipitously over the last century as the corrupt international
cartel has garnered more and more power. This power rests in the ability to
deceive the populace in general through corporate media by pressing emotional
buttons which have been preprogrammed into the population through prior mass
media psychological operations. The results have been the destruction of the
family and the destruction of social structures that do not adhere to the
corrupt international elites vision of a perfect
world. Through distraction and coercion the direction of thought of the
bulk of the population has been directed toward solutions proposed by the
corrupt international elite that further consolidates their power and which
further their purposes.
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