All Blog Posts Tagged 'understanding' (5)

Post Atheism

I have been on a philosophical journey since I learned the world is knowable. I take every opportunity to learn new skills, practice old skills and improve my knowledge to better understand myself, my perception, the subjective world, the objective world, other perspectives and how all of that seems to work together for what seems like eternity; 13.8 billion years is approximately eternity compared to a single human life.

My step father invited me to join his church bible study. I…

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Added by Andrew Brown on May 12, 2017 at 5:44pm — 16 Comments

Freedom

Understanding freedom has only come through the sum total of my entire life of learning crossed by meditation in which I can focus on a single idea and explore it from all sides.

I first learned of freedom through patriotic songs, but I didn’t understand it; I had only taken the first step.

I first declared atheism during my twelfth year of life which freed me from the god concept, but I still didn’t know freedom; I…

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Added by Andrew Brown on April 13, 2017 at 3:07pm — 14 Comments

The Problem of Language

As humans, we are drawn together and then we notice we must be apart.

Language bridges the ideas stuck inside two minds. Communication is the difference between a human and society. We must have communication to have what we have. We must never forget the flaws inherent in attempting to communicate with another mind.

We feel communication is fairly simple as we do it on a near constant basis, everyday for multiple hours. It is easy and comes naturally. Remember that time you…

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Added by Andrew Brown on February 12, 2017 at 10:55am — 6 Comments

What is Enlightenment?

I see ‘enlightenment’ as understanding all things in existence are kin. We all have the same basis for existing and owe all of our consciousness to the massive, complicated, mash up of evolved forms from atoms to chemicals to cells to organs which create a path for our entire body to work together. Quantum soup creates atomic building blocks which create atoms which create molecules which create DNA which instructs…

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Added by Andrew Brown on January 31, 2017 at 12:27pm — 10 Comments

A bit about my current point of life

i need to say, I am a pagan i believe in the power of the universe-not as a god. it is my way to say i see the whole universe not merely created by someone/something. the universe or our part of the universe is here through a massive energy. i appreciate the earth and respect it since at the present time it is the only place we as humans can live, i should earthlings. i look at all things as part of the origin of the… Continue

Added by Axcella Marie Zelensky on April 28, 2011 at 11:45am — 2 Comments

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