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The Making of Anatman, Part 2: The Qliphoth

Now we come to the real, meaty occultism that everyone’s looking for in their origami pyramids: Kabbalah. But, as J.R.R Tolkien found out when trying to research the Eddas, there’s a problem with learning about ancient mythology and the occult: the materials that have become the “official” accounts of both Kabbalah and Norse myths are usually heavily altered by later authors or totally made up for the purpose of gaining profit, cultists, and loose women. 827 more words

Writing

Truth is found in life and not merely in conceptual knowledge

Do not think that the knowledge you presently possess is changeless, absolute truth. Avoid being narrow-minded and bound to present views. Learn and practice non-attachment from your views in order to be open to receive other’s viewpoints. 40 more words

Zen

Heart tugs and uncomfortable truths

A flower is not made from a flower. She’s made up of everything that isn’t a flower: sunlight, soil, water, the flight of a bee, the stern look on my face as I warn you not to pluck that fucking flower. 140 more words

Mental Objects

Let Go.

In life we often inadvertently form attachments. Attachment to people, attachment to things. 233 more words

Balance

Sunday Haiku

two great mysteries

the brain and the universe

reflect each other

Poetry

Inner Peace

Don’t let others disturb your inner peace. Advertisers constantly tell us we are empty or not good enough. People evaluate every action we take and judge us incessantly based on anything that they see fit to judge, trying to convince us that we can always be better than we are. 159 more words

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