Tag Archives: living and dying

How to Stop a Train of Thought in Its Tracks

“Existentialism is a Waste of Time” Like Zen Koans, thinking about the past and the future can be counterproductive. There are no answers: Perhaps a few cartoons might make more sense. Snoopy’s face says it all, really. I especially appreciate … Continue reading

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What Happens When We are Afraid to Live AND Afraid to Die?

Ego Inflation and Alienation It’s a disturbing thought: afraid to live and afraid to die. One’s ego sees one’s little life as vulnerable, so it puffs the personality up to make it a formidable foe to the world. But, at … Continue reading

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