Buddhism: Beliefs vs. Facts

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Buddhist Beliefs People believe many things regarding the teachings, stories and memes, of a man named Siddhārtha Gautama, son of a rich king, many times portrayed as a smiling bald man with a big belly; we are told he lived around 500 B.C., that he self-realized, that is, he ‘woke up’, became enlightened, and was thus … Read more

Our Name, Maslow, and Mental Mountaineering

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Our Name Says it All The other day, I was talking to a friend about Trickle Down Wisdom (TDW); the first thing he asked me, was the meaning of our name. Good question. We both turned 59 just a few months ago. In our 21st century, to be over 50 is considered traumatic for most, … Read more

Consciousness vs. Conscience

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Important note to serious thinkers Let’s get to the point. Free from distracting memes, and let us not bring to this subject any  pre-existing prejudice (just as insurance companies would not hear of pre-existing conditions) but only considerations factually corroborated. The term Consciousness and its twin term, Conscience, are found everywhere, everyone seeks to understand … Read more