Posts Tagged: superpower

Rationality vs… Magic?

We often think of intuition as being diametrically and functionally opposed to rationality. While rationalization is a logical, organized way of knowing, intuition is an evidence-free, irrational means of acquiring knowledge. But it turns out that rationality and intuition are arguably the same concept. Let’s explore. Humans are designed to rationalize. We want to find

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Synchronicity

The term “Synchronicity” was developed by the psychologist Carl Jung. It refers to ‘meaningful coincidences’ — events that seem causally disconnected, but have a clear relationship in your mind. For example, have you ever been thinking or talking about someone when they magically appear or contact you? Speak of the devil. Have you ever overheard a

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Reflection

There are an infinite number of ways to describe the process of eightstep me. In short, it is witness of the self, affirmation of me, and vision of the true nature of subjectivity. It unlocks universally accessible superpowers because it is an attempt to overcome a universally shared weakness: We are entirely and completely incapable of witnessing our ‘self.’  This is a

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Vision

I’ve written about universally accessible superpowers and how balance (eightstep) is God… But how are these things connected? Fascinatingly, another way to ask this question is: What is consciousness? And while I have been asking this question constantly for nearly two decades I finally feel like my background in Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience has equipped me with

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Superpowers you say…

I stated in my previous post that we all have superpowers, or superhuman abilitiesΦ. I also stated that these powers are unlocked by balance — both internal and external, physical and mental. I am aware that this is a bold claim, and while I can’t speak for others (although I know I’m not alone in my feeling), I’d

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A Theist or Atheist?

Sleeping is something I’ve always loved. I could sleep for 10-12 hours, hear my alarm clock, and still groan at the thought of moving from my bed. But no matter how much I sleep now, I wake up happily to (or before) my alarm and think: Is this real? Am I dreaming? Do I have

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