Post by @nemonemini. Source: Debriefing Gurdjieffianity: Struggles Of the Black Magicians – – Darwiniana
Being good is hard. How an ancient Indian emperor, horrified by the cruelty of war, created an infrastructure of goodness Source: Ashoka’s ethical infrastructure is carved into India’s rocks | Aeon Essays
https://www.dropbox.com/home/Public?preview=Decoding+World+History_DCDXver_4.pdfOur book ‘Decoding World History’, which will in a different version be an introduction to a very abbreviated edition of World History and the Eonic Effect is approaching a steady draft and can be read on its own terms.Everyone should be aware of this strange dynamic in world history. And it shows us the context … Continue reading Decoding World History (ver 4) – 1848+: The End(s) of History
https://www.dropbox.com/home/Public?preview=DCDX_ver3_Decoding+World+History.pdf This is a commentary on World History and the Eonic Effect. The New Age movement is still dominated by enemies of modernity and reactionary anti-democrats. The view of history dominant has a completely skewed account of Indian religion. The complex dynamic of world history is something else. The indian religious tradition needs reform, but … Continue reading Work in progress, Decoding World History
Source: Let’s face it: yankee doodle america is finished…your options? fascism or some form of post capitalism… – 1848+: The End(s) of History
The modern left was crippled at the start by the moment in which it was born, and thrived: the onset of the post-Romantic, post-Enlightenment period of the growth of scientism. The strange world of Hegel, and the reaction against it was part of the whole rationale of Marx and Engels but in retrospect one wonders … Continue reading Socialism, new age movements and the confusion over Hegel….
Writing off raja yoga is not the same as giving up on meditation: but the latter you must reinvent, and there that legacy might be helpful. But a huge number of people perform this yoga, and almost always with no result. It seems a closed world that is monopolized by unseen 'yogis' behind yogis. Visions … Continue reading reinventing raja yogas…
Time to move on. Some of the material here is 'designed crazy' if only to make it open to your own skepticism. Without any luck you are a no body unknown to the spiritual mafias of yoga and sufism. Seize your opportunity to stock up things like raja yoga, and then move on quietly to … Continue reading Posts designed ‘crazy’, disregard?
We have blogged for years on the problems with various paths and abandoned all of them: mostly by being chased away by the ghosts of gurus past. In desperation we took up raja yoga as a last ditch hope. Paths are a problem. Like Frodo the hobbit who comes to the attention of the dark … Continue reading Raja yoga?