There is a black hole at the center of the mind, and the more you tap into it the more you will be ‘at peace.’ You can call this black hole “God,” “emptiness,” “inner peace,” or something else — I just call it “happiness.”

Using this definition of “happiness” means…


Jon, I need you to vote in a certain way or I won’t be able to visit your state anymore. As you know, I vowed to boycott your state if it turned a certain color in this election. Since you’re the last person in line to vote, and it’s exactly…


This country was founded on two diametrically-opposed myths, the second coming symbiotically and weirdly out of the first, like a siamese twin struggling to free itself from its host.

The first myth that underpinned the American ethos was White Power. In this land, White People could be free — to…


As much as I hate assigning a ‘liberal vs. conservative’ spectrum to political beliefs, it can be helpful as a way to start a deeper search. What’s interesting to me isn’t so much what people believe, but why. …


(from a work of fiction, but can be read as non-fiction)

Do you find that most of your life consists of going from room to room, turning on and off lights? This was the value prop that appeared, somewhere, although it could not be said to ‘appear’ because that implies…


Concept Development is Phase 0.1 of a project. Phase 0 is the initial impetus — the seed — that often comes coded, veiled, symbolized as some sort of primer that is subconsciously interpreted by the emotions as ‘important.’ James Joyce called the full extent of this rapture, this interruption of…


The biggest mistake most people make, myself included, when trying to solve a problem is they jump into the ‘additive’ mode — that is, they intuitively grasp onto their instinct about what ‘new’ thing they can add to the system or situation at hand which they think would ‘fix’ it…


In the beginning, people lived in tribes comprised solely of their close relatives, due to inbreeding. These tribes were thought to be no bigger than 150 people. There were not many people on earth, but they all lived in a relatively small area, where they had evolved and loosely branched…


What, if anything, do we lose by rejecting religion entirely?

I have two sons, an almost-four year old and a two and-a-half year old. We’ve taken them to church a handful of times. Both were Baptized. And yet I wonder — what would happen if we raised them entirely without religion?

By no religion, I mean no Christianity, and also…


The fun-house mirror of reality is just that — an illusion

God creates mind. Or, perhaps it’s clearer to say, God is mind.

Mind bifurcates mitotically, like cell division, producing mirror images (enantiomers) of itself. This is what mind does, by definition. So one mind becomes two, two become four, etc.

And, as they split off from each other, they look…

Eric Sanders

Paraconstruction

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