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Day: August 11, 2012

The Ego and Centralization

The Ego and Centralization

Oil painting by Gerard Prent: “Zonder titel (tuin)” It was once thought the so-called Copernican Revolution ended the Western obsession with the centrality of the Earth. But why did Western thinkers believe the Earth was the center of the universe in the first place? It was because they believed that, since God was incarnated in human form, the Earth must necessarily be the center of the Universe. Giordano Bruno tried to inform them there was no center at all, but…

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Modes of Consciousness

Modes of Consciousness

Photo by Cwawebber We know that Soul permeates all things in the purview of experience. All things are alive, interconnected, and have consciousness. There are, however, different modes of consciousness. A rock, for example, does not have the same mode of consciousness as a human. Nevertheless, the atoms which give a rock its form are just as much alive as those in our bodies. Perhaps these modes have something to do with the atomic numbers of particular elements. I am…

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