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Day: July 28, 2012

O Death, Where is Thy Sting?

O Death, Where is Thy Sting?

Beard, William Holbrook ~ Phantom Crane, 1891, oil on canvas This spirit, being persistent along with matter and these being the one and the other indissoluble, it is impossible that anything should in any respect see corruption or come to death, in its substance, although in certain accidents everything changes face, and passes now into one composition, now into another, through now one disposition, now another, leaving off or taking up now this now that existence. Aristotelians, Platonists, and other…

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Musings On Consciousness

Musings On Consciousness

Singularity Utopia What is consciousness? It is the state of being aware. For example, we are conscious of ourselves as Ego. Many times, we are unconscious (unaware) that we are also Shadow, Mother, Father, Wise Old Man, Child, and many others. These are archetypes of the unconscious. Most humans are not aware of themselves as being these Persons (and They are Persons). What is the origin of consciousness? How do we become aware of unconscious things? First of all, we…

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