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Cults, culture, and charismatic leaders

I once dated someone who was a member of an ongoing, intensive support group, and I spent the first half of our relationship trying to persuade her that it was a cult. “You don’t need the group in order to be healthy!” I would tell her, “You don’t need them! Just look at me: I’m… Continue reading Cults, culture, and charismatic leaders

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Life is a Dream, part II

Part II of the Life is a Dream Training Course series. In part I, I laid out the philosophical reasons why it is difficult, if not impossible; to distinguish life from a dream; in this second part, I discuss the dream powers we may have given this reality. Peace, Love, and the Purpose of Existence… Continue reading Life is a Dream, part II

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Intro to the Man Kind Project

My cousin and me after the Space Between Stories retreat in 2018 Starting in June of 2019, I made an agreement with myself that I would seek out and do some sort of expansive, spiritual, retreat-type thing once per year every year. The first time I did something of this nature was actually in August… Continue reading Intro to the Man Kind Project

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Life is a Dream, part I

Part I in the Life is a Dream Training Course series. Here, I discuss the philosophical reasons why it is difficult to say life is *not* a dream, as well as introduce a practice by which viewers can become more aware of their own dreams. Look forward to a discussion of waking-life dream powers in… Continue reading Life is a Dream, part I