Hijacked by the machine

Hijacked by the machine

Modern life is a very strange experience - for me anyway. I have accepted being put in a career box, with the label 'Accountant' all my working life. I have struggled to find a new career path, without success so far, and I am nearly seventy! I have struggled to deal...

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Slippery Slope

Slippery Slope

Humans are anxious and fearful No surprises there But why is this so? Do we just shrug our shoulders And find our comfort in drugs or climbing boulders Or do we want to know more About why this is so? Otherwise there is no end to personal traumas And emotionally...

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Choiceless Awareness

Choiceless Awareness

Choiceless awareness is a term for tapping in to your pure awareness that is not contaminated with your culturally programmed mind. You do this every time you drive your car - probably without realising it! Next time you go for a drive, pay attention to your...

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Lucy gone forever

Lucy gone forever

LUCY - 2003 - 2016. My beautiful, loyal, loving friend. In deep shock & reverence and astonishment at the unconditional love she gave me for all of her 13 years.  I have a lot to learn about unconditional love. Forever in your debt Lu Lu XX.

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Just Another Brick in the Wall

Just Another Brick in the Wall

Well, no teacher, that is not an apple. It is a picture of an apple. The child is eating the real apple. And to be even clearer, the teacher should have said, "This (pointing with her finger to the actual apple) is symbolised by the noise apple." But who talks like...

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Nature Bats Last

Nature Bats Last

Humans are in big trouble. Why? Well they think they are superior to nature and all other animals. This is a big mistake. Nature is bigger than any one species. Nature is our home and our survival depends on us acknowledging this fact.   So don't worry about saving...

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Is Self-Improvement a Joke?

Is Self-Improvement a Joke?

Show me the self that wants to improve itself? Right now, here. I don't mean your memorised experiences of who you think you are - your story - whatever that means. Maybe we have two selves? The socially constructed ego and the natural self we were born with. That...

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Permanence in any form is a nightmare!

Permanence in any form is a nightmare!

So you freak out at the thought of death? Well, do this thought experiment and see if you still hold the same beliefs: Imagine you will live forever, and everything and everyone around you will too. You go through the same old habits and thinking and reactions every...

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Lies told to little children

Lies told to little children

Who am I? Your culture has programmed you to believe that you are an isolated, lonely ego inside a bag of skin. Well, how is that working out for you? What a fucking stupid, crazy way to live! This idea of who you are can only result in depression, drug addictions,...

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