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Sam Keen’s Insights on the Unconscious and Religion

My friend John F has directed me to the work of Sam Keen on matter’s related to the extent to which we are driven by our unconscious brain systems, the stories we have installed in us about reality and how … Continue reading

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Re-inventing the Sacred: Religion and the Environment: Gregory Bateson (1904-1980)

I have always liked this quote from the anthropologist Gregory Bateson, which I have posted before:  ‘If you put God outside and set him vis-a-vis his creation and if you have the idea that you are created in his image, … Continue reading

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5 Religious Concepts That Atheists Can Use from Alain de Botton (1969-)

I always enjoy Alain de Botton’s books and liked this article in today’s Huffington Post that might act as some bridge between religious believers and non-believers. See: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alain-de-botton/5-religious-ideas-atheist_b_1310460.html?ref=daily-brief?utm_source=DailyBrief&utm_campaign=030212&utm_medium=email&utm_content=BlogEntry&utm_term=Daily%20Brief Probably the most boring question you can ask about religion is whether or … Continue reading

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