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Comfort Zone

We have together explored some of the reasons why we adhere to traditional religious belief.  We have discovered at the heart of it all, is ego, the self-concept, and that without the ego, none of these religious delusions would exist, since religious belief serves no

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True Vision

A few nights ago, I had a dream. I was in a 727 airplane, and at one point jumped out of the plane.  In the past, I have had anxiety and fear when dreaming of jumping from high places, but now, I

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Living for the Lie

There are many different notions of “salvation.” Some think they will get to Heaven by accepting Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. Some believe they will receive 72 virgins in paradise upon their death.  Others believe they will be reincarnated into different

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What is God?

While all words are ultimately inadequate to express what God truly is, perhaps the best way to describe God is the Oneness of All. God is the One, the Uncreated All. God is that which is never born and never

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All Natural

We have discovered many things already in the previous chapters of this book.  We have learned there is no such thing as “other realms of existence,” “other dimensions,” “immortal souls,” the “supernatural,” and other “magical” notions.  The universe is, as they

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The Conversion Illusion

Whenever we find something which works for us, whether it is a new found insight, religion, worldview, diet, workout program, meditation technique, etc., it is natural for us to want to spread the “good news” to others.  We do this because we are

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Miraculous “Explanations”

It is amazing how tenacious the human mind is in demanding explanations for everything.  For whatever reason, most of us simply cannot accept the emptiness of the question, of not knowing.  For most of us, not having answers is a

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What is Existence?

When I was in college, I took a class in which I studied different religions as well as atheism and agnosticism.  This class had a profound affect on my spiritual path, as I was absorbed in the writings and theories of Immanuel Kant, John

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What is Death?

And now we come to the great question… a topic so thoroughly contemplated and pondered throughout the ages in all cultures and within all walks of life… the subject of death.  What is death?  So many of us contemplate whether or

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