August 6, 2015

Duality and Oneness

In this week’s spotlight I want to address the notion of separation as we hear it taught in new age circles today. This teaching generally asserts that separation is an illusion and that we are all one. Further, if we but halted the attention given to duality, duality would cease to exist. In other words, the only evil in the world is in the mind of the perceiver. Change your perception, refuse to acknowledge lower vibrations, hateful energies, and negativity in the world and it will all go away—because it ... Read More

July 30, 2015

Music Reveals Your Style of Thinking

Music and its role in our lives is the subject of this week’s blog. Every week on my radio show, Provocative Enlightenment, we get three musical favorites from our guests that we play when we come back from breaks, and then I ask, “Why this one and what does it tell us about who you are?” It’s often interesting, to say the least, the amount of self-disclosure that comes from this exercise. For example, we have had guests who suggest everything is all about oneness, peace and plenty and then ... Read More

July 23, 2015

Minding Minds

This week I would like to return to our theme of minding minds, or is it mining minds? In weeks past I have discussed how technology promises to do everything from read our thoughts to literally direct them—and I’m not speaking of potential technologies! No—those technologies already exist and are being improved upon for deployment in the very near future in a number of overt, and I’m sure, covert trials. Mining Minds When most people think of the mind and our thoughts, they draw upon images of a linear lexical ... Read More

July 15, 2015

Karma, Dharma and Consequences

In today’s blog I would like to draw attention to the role of dharma and karma in reincarnation. As most already know, karma is all about what the good book refers to as, “What you sow is what you reap,” so called karma-laden consequences. According to this proposition, one can accumulate both karmic credits and karmic debits during a lifetime. Further, this credit-debit system carries over to future lives and as such, one may be born into a life of suffering in order to square their karma. Indeed, the Eastern ... Read More

July 10, 2015

A Thought Controlled World

In this week’s spotlight I want to draw your attention to the growing interest in thought-controlled robots. Indeed, it’s not just thought-controlled robots but thought-controlled everything. This is a rapidly expanding field. There are already thought-controlled prosthetic limbs, wheel chairs, computers, helicopters, and even genes. Indeed, Scientific American Mind, Volume 26, Issue 2, reported on work already completed in this area. Quoting from the article, “ A team of bioengineers in Switzerland has taken the first step toward this cyborglike setup by combining a brain-computer interface with a synthetic biological ... Read More