I am unsure if “G_d” is a thing that is aware of itself, but, my behaviour attempts to account for it being true.
Filled with flashbacks to Jerry and George’s days in high school, this episode finds both characters haunted by their past as Jerry is hounded by a library cop for a book he allegedly didn’t return in 1971 and George is convinced a homeless man is his old atomic-wedgie-giving gym teacher. Meanwhile, Kramer becomes involved with […]
While meditating today (Waking Up app, Sam Harris, eyes open, 20 min session) I was entering rigpa (? Maybe?) and alternated shutting one eye, and then the other, in order to get a sense of the different points of view (are there two of me in here ?) and noticed anew that I can always […]
In honor of World Book Day 2020, I made a page showing my entire Kindle collection.
Given a list of ideas, which also has some “pseudo-notation” that may be more harmful than helpful, but I think is helping me: I would like to understand something meaningful about Y. Y seems to me to be dependent upon something about it’s relationship with an unknown, labeled X. Y|~X “Y given unknown entity X” […]
Maybe even better, “it gathers”. There is not “a source of attention” that “points” attention somewhere. Rather attention itself gathers in clumps, providing salience as, and of, something that seems like “a coherent group that notices itself”. Attention is the single resource in the universe that can be leveraged to introduce novelty into the system.
Since a 3-D object can only contain as much information as can be encoded on its surface, then, I predict that the brain is fractal, when you get down to the surface area.
I have done some searching, and, I have no idea how to nail down the phenomenon I’m speaking of, but ☞ “a feeling of being installed crooked” …is as close as I can get right now. Sometimes while meditating, I get a sense of being like 15° off, nearly always “to the right” (whatever that […]
I was walking to work and while crossing over the highway I noticed that the sound of traffic below me seemed quite loud, nearly overwhelmingly so, but, somehow, even more clearly over that I could hear the subtle, faint, sound of my hair brushing against my hood, and, even though I could hear it better, […]
“Socially adept” is a term that ought be, both, presented and taken with this[see note] in mind. First: Things that influence my current interpretation of input are: • mood • belief system • upbringing • financial situation • acute hunger level • chronic hunger level • personality type • level of awareness at time of […]