Tag: Philosophy

Truth and lies – do you know the difference?

While researching for my new novel – Lords and Lies – (excerpt above), I discovered that contrary to popular belief, there’s no agreement on what is truth – indeed finding one is a central aim of philosophy.

The Unexpected Benefits of Shame

In this context, shame is not a painful conclusion as it often assumed to be the case, but an joyous opportunity.

The Astro-Art of Wisdom

Wisdom requires using your imagination to literally push knowledge and understanding beyond itself into the realm of experience.

Oslo & a sense of community vs. me

Travel is a big eye-opener. It’s a lifesaver too. If we sit in one place too long, just like jelly in a mould we congeal and harden. We get to thinking that the world we see out of our window is all there is to see. This is the way things are. This is the way things have to be. Of course that’s not … Read More Oslo & a sense of community vs. me

Lightness of Being/ Nietzsche’s idea of ‘eternal return’

What if the mistakes we make in the here and now were never going to be made ‘right’ on some dim, distant redemption day?

Today is a Two of Swords Day – Prepare to see things as they really are.

With the sun in Gemini (where we learn that dichotomies like dark/light and good/bad – are but two sides of the same coin) and (2) the moon in Libra (where we often find ourselves in a stalemate) today is a Two of Swords day. On a divinatory level, the Two of Swords suggests we’re trying to preserve the status quo at all costs.  But … Read More Today is a Two of Swords Day – Prepare to see things as they really are.

Making the Most of Meaningful Coincidence

JUNG & SYNCHRONICITY – Making the Most of Meaningful Coincidence © 2007 by Debra Moolenaar The more Barbara reflected on a 12th century saint’s words – ‘being a feather on the breath of God’ – the more real feathers she’d find.  One day while walking a labyrinth and grappling with whether to take her vows in a religious order, Barbara found a special feather, … Read More Making the Most of Meaningful Coincidence

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