Category Archives: Consciousness

Our awareness of our self, others and the ever changing world around us.

Mortality

Well, I have completed the first protocol: 31 doses of radiation and 6 chemo sessions, all of them accomplished with very minimal side effects. I have a slight rash on my back from the radiation, occasional tightness in my esophagus, … Continue reading

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Life and Death

Sorry. I haven’t been around for a while, but I am back for now. Recently, Dec 11th, 2013 to be exact, I was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma in my esophagus, so I thought I would like to share some of my … Continue reading

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Solitude

Growing up as an only child with a father who worked six nights a week, and a mother who was often out in the evening,  being alone became for me the default state of my experience. It was being with … Continue reading

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Living in the Flow of Time

The present is ever displaced by the future. It slips into the past, displaced by this never ending flow. We call it time or change, but regardless of what we call it, we cannot avoid that endless flowing.We are often … Continue reading

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Life or death

The first philosophical question is suicide? Albert Camus. This bold, outrageous statement startles us. What does he mean? Doesn’t some other question, any other question seem like a more comfortable, more reasonable starting point for our philosophizing? But Camus will … Continue reading

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Possibility

When we look around us, we see what is, but there is also what isn’t. Possibility is the space between what is and what isn’t. Our creativity is the engine that moves what is merely possible to what is actual in … Continue reading

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Living with awareness

In life, we have two choices: to live unconsciously or to live consciously. Which do you choose? To live consciously means to be aware of not only what you are doing, but why you are doing it. Being conscious is … Continue reading

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