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Introducing Ethicalism

We would like to announce the launch of Ethicalism.org The concept is to give everyone – either those who have a teacher or religion or those who have lost hope with the teachers and religions of today – a self-directed path to become content while strengthening ones individuality and sense of self. Ethicalism is a code of moral conduct that, […]

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Can You Really Make Yourself Happy?

Many people talk about how you make yourself happy and how it’s not someone else who makes you happy. I say that you make yourself angry, and no one can make you angry other than yourself, but I disagree with saying you can make yourself happy on your own just by choosing to be happy. […]

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How Life Can Have Meaning

Life has meaning when you create beauty. It does not matter what that beauty is. It could be art, music, or a beautiful garden, as long as everyone who it touches finds joy in it. If you find there is no meaning to your life or life in general, perhaps you are thinking of meaning […]

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Do You Say ‘No’ When You Mean ‘Yes’

Why do so many people start their response in a conversation with the word ‘No’ when they actually agree and follow with agreement. For example, when asked; “Is it true that ….” and the answer is: “No it’s true…” I have noticed this happens very frequently, and I see myself do it as well. Check it […]

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How To Understand What God Is

If you want to understand what God is, the Original Being, Creator of all creation, without making it into some individual being like the religious view of God, we can use the concept of As above, so below. This give us the method to understand what the original beginingless beginning, creator of all things created, […]

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How To Correct Injustice; Positive And Effective Change

This article is about the common frustration of facing someone who is doing something you consider very wrong, either to you or in general. When faced with a situation in which someone is cheating or hurting you, and you feel a tremendous injustice is done, leaving you very confused by the incomprehensible actions of that […]

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Do Not Carry On The Sabbath

In the Jewish religion, there are many rules and religious restrictions. One is that on the Sabbath, you are not allowed to carry anything outside of your house, even a thread in your pocket is not allowed. This sounds very strange, as this restriction comes from the commandment to not work on the Sabbath and […]

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How To Tame The Monkey Mind To Stop Mental Chatter

The first step in correcting a defect is that you must know the cause of the defect, its reason for existence, why it was developed. Everything exists for a reason or purpose. It does not matter if it is a useful or productive purpose in your opinion or destructive like cancer, there is an objective […]

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To Observe or Absorb

There is a big difference between observation and absorption of events. The concept of self observation is quite old, we have talked about it often as Gurdjieff and Ouspensky have taught, and yet as much as I teach this method of awakening, people fail to get much benefit from it. Today, travelling in Thailand with […]

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Why We Do Not Progress As Far As We Want To On A Spiritual Path

There are many spiritual schools and many people who follow their paths and try to improve themselves, but so few make any significant progress. This is the topic I would like to discuss. Having spent most my life in the pursuit of perfecting my Being, and in that search having been to many schools around […]

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