Experiences, Observations, Peter's Posts

What a busy couple of weeks

Beth and I have had a fantastic couple of weeks. It started off two weeks ago when we went to the Science and Nonduality conference in San Jose, CA.(https://www.scienceandnonduality.com/conferences/sand17-us/).  This was an amazing conference with hundreds of participants learning from over 50 presenters.  The presentations ranged from highly technical new research about how biology, physics, math and the sciences support…

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Condemn the Violence, not the Beliefs

The violence in Charlottesville should be condemned. We have laws against committing violence and using a car to kill is called murder. We don’t have laws about having different beliefs and we shouldn’t condemn people for having them. All of the discussions are missing the important difference between actions and beliefs. Everyone has different beliefs. It’s what makes the world…

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Tolerance

When I was a high school senior back in Lynn Haven, Florida one of my teachers asked us to write what we thought was the biggest problem in the world. I remember writing intolerance. Even back then I saw the challenges people faced with religion, race and other areas where it seemed there was a lack of respect and understanding…

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Focusing on your Condition

How much of your attention and energy do you spend on an injury, illness or disease you have? Do you spend time praying about it or seeking remedies or talking about it? By doing so you focus your energies on the condition. You are focusing, not on what you what, but on what you don’t want. Your attention is on…

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Visualize every Situation

I had an epiphany this past week. I’ve started to look at situations differently. I’ve understood for quite some time that my thoughts have an impact on my life and I can choose what to think. I’ve used this in many aspects of my life with sometimes fantastic, concrete results. This week it has become clear to me how I…

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Movie Review – Arrival

Spoiler Alert – I assume you’ve seen the movie. The movie Arrival starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner is a wonderful story about interpersonal relationships and time. While not obvious until late, time is the star of the movie. We see that linguist Dr. Louise Banks is able to remember across time. We are familiar with remembering the past, here…

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Why Fear?

Most of us approach life based on fear. We lock the doors for fear of a robbery or invasion.  We buy insurance for fear of illness or accident.  We work hard to save money for a rainy day so we don’t end up poor and on the streets. We have so much fear that we don’t even notice it.  You’d…

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