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Some spiritual writers claim that we have the knowledge of the universe inside our own heads and that all humans– and all of life– is connected. This would mean that we can get into the heads of anyone at all, … Continue reading
As Americans, we see ourselves as free, determining ourselves and not being influenced by damned near anyone. Even if our parents and grandparents were immigrants, we pride ourselves in leaving the old country behind and starting fresh. And we do … Continue reading
Tantric visualizations can improve imagination. Visualizing Bible scenes, or any fictional scene can also improve our imagination. The engineering genius, Tesla, would imagine, in detail, anything anyone mentioned to him. He had an imaginary city and he spent night walking around in … Continue reading
Walter Benjamin, the philosopher who took his life while fleeing the Nazis, wrote an essay, “Storyteller” where he writes, “the birthplace of the novel is the solitary individual.” He lamented that we were creating a world where stories would be … Continue reading
Another slogan of 12-step programs involves acting “as if” or “fake until you make it.” James Scott Bell talks about Ray Bradbury who was having a miserable time writing the script for Moby Dick for John Huston. Finally Bradbury looked … Continue reading