Mythology vs Mysticism

Since there are many discussions about different approaches to the divine, instead of engaging into the never-ending disputes about details, I would like to propose an experiment to you: Whenever you feel patient listen for half an hour to those proverbs of Jesus: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8T4A31ufmO81hOcXjf5aACcaM_C9GWO3 if this video is offline, just search for "only Jesus words" …

deutsche Artikel

Photo von meiner Heimatstadt Freiburg von mali maederMusik von Andreas Roll aus Hamburg, und mir zusammen komponiert. Als Deutscher dachte ich es wäre einfacher Artikel zunächst in Englisch zu schreiben, um sie danach ins Deutsche zurück zu übersetzen.Das hat sich aber als Irrtum herausgestellt, weil ich dafür jeweils stundenlang deutsche Medien und links suchen muss, …

Der ‘Aus-weg’

Treppen-Photo von Meru Bi Erinnere Dich an einen Traum, den Du hattest, als Du geschlafen hast;reflektiere jetzt über diesen Traum. Wenn Du in diesem Traum vorgekommen bist, dann sehe Dich als den Beobachter von Allem.Vision und Selbst: Ein Wortstamm der Verinnerlichung: “Ich”, “sich” und “Sicht”.Also ist das Ich die Sicht in Deinen Traum - ein …

The crypt of nihilism

In all times, people were searching for the purpose of life. One is born and lives; then obstacles occur.First these problems are taken as a necessity or as a part of ones own life, but sometimes one asks:Why do these things happen just the way they do ?It does seem not to make any sense.Is …

Die Katakombe des Nihilismus

Photo of the crypt by Julia Volk Übersetzung des englischen Texts: Schon immer haben die Menschen nach dem Sinn des Lebens gesucht.Jemand wird geboren und lebt - dann entstehen Widerstände.Erst werden diese Probleme als Notwendigkeit oder Teil des eigenen Lebens gesehen,aber manchmal fragt man sich: Warum geschehen diese Dinge gerade so?Es scheint keinen Sinn zu …

God 2.0

Michelangelo the creation of Adam

Some believe that god is the creator who made us - others believe in science. Why not merge both points together for a minute and assume that god did create us in a scientific computer simulation? https://youtu.be/xBKRuI2zHp0?end=344 … that would make you a game character What would that mean if you were an android? Anthony …

A peaceful common ground for agnostics and religions of all kinds

Religions as well as politics do trigger intense emotions. But a very simple solution was actually written 25 years ago by Neil Donald Walsch who did sincerely search for god for half a century until he got some wise revelations which he wrote down in his book "Conversations with God". Those insights brought my inner …

Warum Religionen spirituell blockieren können

{english article here} Nachdem ich 3 emotionale und 3 intellektuelle Kritiken gegen Religionen genannt habe, will ich im abschließenden dritten Teil noch 3 spirituelle Probleme mit Religionen nennen. Während Religionen vorgeben spirituelle Hilfe und geistige Führung zu geben, und sie als Zünder funktionieren, Menschen dazu zu veranlassen nach einem höheren Sinn im Leben zu suchen, …

OMG (Om, I, God) – the better half

The god-experiment part 2 In part 1 I told you about the horizontal intellectual axis betweenAtheist / Agnostic <-------------------- vs -----------------> orthodox Believer To explore the vertical intuitive Axis (which I will explain at the end),I seriously dedicated myself to the nebulous 'divine' (for 4 months now and ongoing) as described by an Iranian mystic …

OMG (Om, I, God)

The god-experiment From birth on we are conditioned into belief systems and believe to know "the ultimate truth", assuming that all generations beforehand were fools. Yet the fact is that believes did change throughout history, so much even, that they did turn around not only by 180°, but that even multiple times. Most humans do get …

religion#4 : why religions can be spiritual hinderances

After having told you 3 emotional criticisms, and my cognitive reasons,today I will tell you my spiritual issues I have with religions.Whilst religions claim to offer spiritual guidance and they serve well to kickstart people into searching for a purpose or looking for their higher self, they in fact can lead to the opposite, by …

religion#2 three emotional issues with the three Abrahamic religions

Regardless of their belief I really do salute people of faith for trying to become the best they can be, especially the many believers who sincerely are out to live the peace and love their books tells them to be. Whenever I was traveling in countries whose customs I was not aquanited with, I usually …

religion #1: The religious influence of my parents

In opposition to my father who came from the poorest class, my mother came from a successful business family with an educated upbringing in manners - something I fortunately do participate from until now, whenever I meet people of higher classes or standards. Just to show you how much did change within the last century: …

religion #0: How I was raised to believe

Maybe a good way to start a spiritual autobiography is with god. The experience: Like most people I grew up being taught by my parents in what to believe, so I took on their faith which in my case was their catholic Christian god. Because my grandmother told us that children's prayer would reach the …

Keys to understanding the universe #4: the right posture

As explained in the second last article of this series, directions do influence us, and even the most materialistic inclined people know since body-building that specific exercises do train specific muscle groups. The same applies to the mind which is known since thousands of years through the many yoga-postures which in its beginning stage of …

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