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SEMANTICS; WHAT IT ALL MEANS? AND OTHER WAYS OF KNOWING

“He showed the words “chocolate cake” to a group of Americans and recorded their word associations. “Guilt” was the top response. If that strikes you as unexceptional, consider the response of French eaters to the same prompt: “celebration.” Michael Pollan … Continue reading

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LANGUAGE AND COUNSCIOUSNESS

“Before my teacher came to me, I did not know that I am. I lived in a world that was a no-world. I cannot hope to describe adequately that unconscious, yet conscious time of nothingness. Since I had no power … Continue reading

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ETERNAL OR CYCLICAL TIME VS THE BIG BANG AND LINEAR TIME

  “Created was the matter which they have;  Created was the informing influence  Within these stars that round about them go.”                                                                                            Dante Now the idea of Eternal  and Cyclical time  once  very popular in ancient Religious Cosmology, and modern … Continue reading

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