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Introduction to maitri

I just woke from a dream where I was explaining the meditation practice that I’d been doing. “I was feeling …

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Aug. 5, 2017, 2:36 a.m.

How noticing how grief works can unlock your inner potential

From this thread: Yes, if you read my post carefully, you’ll see that I took pains, many times, to say …

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Aug. 4, 2017, 4:08 a.m.

Why I love the idea of marriage, and never will.

Nash said: — Most marriages end in divorce — Most married folks don’t have sex — I like variety — …

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Aug. 3, 2017, 4:28 a.m.

Is grief avoidable? The case against find and fuck.

Having friends, the support of a rounded lifestyle, other women, and a steady supply of regular sex all helps us …

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July 22, 2017, 6:53 p.m.

Growing sexual chemistry

Last night I watched the biography of Heath Ledger. Heath apparently was a very talented and smart guy who generally …

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July 17, 2017, 4:03 p.m.

Alcoholism is a thing

It’s oddly controversial. It’s been said that only an alky or former alky can know what it’s like. I guess …

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July 4, 2017, 1:08 p.m.

As good as it gets

Living in SEA I’ve grown fond of the phrase “third world problems”. Which can be applied to such situations as …

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May 9, 2017, 11:49 p.m.

LSD will make you more creative, and more insane

Many people in my meditation communities became introduced to introspection through drugs. Those are interesting communities. Mostly wealthy, in the …

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Jan. 31, 2017, 8:54 p.m.

Should I create a dna customized super-baby?

I bet the knowdledge and science and tools are already here to ensure that a baby is coded to become …

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Jan. 31, 2017, 1:11 a.m.

IQ tests came from noticing precociousness. Apparently there is a new human genus of genius.

I’ve met people who are quite a bit smarter than me. It’s a it uncomfortable. Nobody likes every reference to …

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Jan. 29, 2017, 4:27 p.m.

Not everyone suffers fools gladly

Another reader just doesn’t get the concept of “theory of mind”. My recent posts about there being drastically different mental …

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Jan. 17, 2017, 10:42 a.m.

This IS the planet of the apes. We ARE classes of gorillas and chimps.

There is a cultural aversion to noticing differences. Men and women are supposed to be identical. People with different heritages …

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Jan. 17, 2017, 6:15 a.m.

Bro, do you even improv? Permanent puberty.

Ch ch ch ch changes. Turn to face the strange changes. Time may change me. But I can’t change time. …

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Jan. 15, 2017, 9:37 p.m.

Why does every girl in the world expect me to change?

I’m guilty of being old. In fact I’m so old that I’m a fading star. I’m a complex man forever …

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Jan. 15, 2017, 7:01 p.m.

My poor education was a tragedy of missed opportunity

It’s long been knows that to maximize a persons potential at a complex task, training should start at a very …

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Jan. 7, 2017, 10:08 p.m.

Merry Xday

Warm wishes to all my friends and readers. It’s traditional as the calendar end approaches to pick up the entirety …

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Dec. 24, 2016, 11:02 a.m.

Right and wrong is a social contract that means you must out your friends.

Is being able to lie or deceive a positive quality? One that can bring more benefits than we like to …

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Nov. 12, 2016, 5:01 p.m.

Listen behind the vocals and melody and hear the producer

Whoever produced this song was heavily influenced by Phil Specter. I’m very impressed by the contrasting moods and the integration …

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Oct. 24, 2016, 7:56 p.m.

New green contacts and the confidence-is-king shysters

I continue on my quest to improve my appearance. Today I purchased some colored contact lenses. I think they make …

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Oct. 23, 2016, 10:07 p.m.

External validation is good!

Esteem comes from others. No matter how highly one thinks one deserves it, that doesn’t change how much others think …

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Oct. 23, 2016, 9:22 a.m.