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The hero principle of the mind

I’m the hero of my story. I’m going to regularly frame myself as the hero, frame others as antagonistic, NPC (non-player character), dumb, or with mysterious and evil motives. While doing that I’m going to frame myself as having pure, … Continue reading

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A review of my favourite books of 2021

My top books for this year: Attachment Disturbances In Adults: Treatment For Comprehensive Repair – Daniel Brown Fascia: What Is It And Why It Matters – David Lesondak Traditional Chinese Medicine (as A Topic, No Specific Book But It’s An … Continue reading

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Rationalists should meet Integral Theory

Around 2018 I was actively posting in the rationalist community, I still run the lesswrong slack and I still keep an ear out for things that are going on in the rationality community.  But that’s around the time that something … Continue reading

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Integral should meet the Rationality community

Before I learnt about integral I was incredibly well versed and wrapped up in the rationalist community.  As I know it, starting around 2009 on www.lesswrong.com sprung up a huge community of people ranging from age ~15-35, interesting in thinking, … Continue reading

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A Workshop on Life Influences

We all have factors in our life that influence us but sometimes we don’t realise what they are.  For example, an external influence in my life, is to live within the legal system of this country, which prevents me from … Continue reading

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Fishbowl reality

This idea is about perception and reality.  Each person is wearing a fishbowl over their head. Think of the mind as being two intelligent forces. The head is the (self believing) sentient consciousness. The one that receives the information that … Continue reading

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Limiting lines of development

One part of integral theory is called “lines of development”. Each of us has lines of development, areas for which we can draw an arbitrary boundary and climb up in skill. These could be as simple as “concentration” or as … Continue reading

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Thought stack

Thought stack I like to think of my ideas as stacks of thoughts. There they are, my ideas are built on my previous ideas.  As are everyone else’s. When we see other people’s thoughts and ideas, sometimes we automatically get … Continue reading

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A Money Dojo

First up though, some ontology to make it easier to talk about this – “concrete, subtle, causal”. The concrete world is the world of atoms. It’s physical and literal. (sometimes called the gross world) The subtle is the world that … Continue reading

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Alleviating Bipolar with meditation

I was asked on the slack, about bipolar and what might help from a meditation standpoint.  I have my own experiences to share. (standard non-medical advice disclaimer applies here, i’m not qualified to give professional advice and you should probably … Continue reading

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