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Philosophy 05: Mysteries of Ancient Wisdom

The big picture of mankind, past and present, is like an elaborate jigsaw puzzle with some pieces missing or bent out of shape. Let’s see if we can find a few key pieces that fit—maybe with some slight adjustment—such as: … Continue reading

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Philosophy 04: Government: Society’s ‘Alpha’

Note: This article starts with a curious look at wild ape communities then segues into human societies. Along the way it gets into a bit of detail about stress, and how it affects our brains and bodies, and how it … Continue reading

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Philosophy 03: What’s Humor?… Laughter?

The average adult laughs 17 times a day. Can you believe it? Apparently humans aren’t the only ones with a sense of humor. Monkeys laugh by panting and sometimes screeching when being tickled or playing chase; rats laugh with a … Continue reading

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Philosophy 02: Why Do We Lie and Cheat?…

[Note: I think that all of our savage behaviors might come from the same place within us for similar reasons, which we’ll consider briefly at the end of the article. Meanwhile, this article’s mainly about lying and cheating… since the … Continue reading

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Philosophy 101: Back to Basics

Philosophy means “love of wisdom,” so this article is about the wisdom that’s been gathered by human minds across the millennia… what it is and how we humans shape it and use it in the course of a lifetime… or … Continue reading

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Worlds Within Worlds 35 — Extraterrestrials and “The Project”

Our INIT group (1995-2000) received a contact from a group of seven ethereal beings in the fall of 1996. It arrived through the telephone answering device of our Luxembourg members, Maggy Fischbach and Jules Harsch. Most of the Luxembourg ITC … Continue reading

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Worlds Within Worlds 34 — Sex, Romance, Relationships….

If we each took the time to make a top-ten list of everything that’s important to us during a lifetime, most of us would probably put some of these things (pictured at right) near the top of our list. Scientists … Continue reading

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Worlds Within Worlds 33 — Why All the Divisiveness?

Many societies today are churning… coming apart… dividing sharply into opposing camps. Americans have watched it happen here in the States early in the 21st century—left-wing Democrats vs right-wing Republicans—but it’s also happening in Bangladesh, Brazil, Colombia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, … Continue reading

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Worlds Within Worlds 32 — What Are Morals, Ethics, Laws?

Morals, ethics, and laws help us distinguish right from wrong. They can get complicated, so let’s try to keep it simple while considering: how the whole notion of “right and wrong” came to be, what morals, ethics, and laws really … Continue reading

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Worlds Within Worlds 31 — What’s Happiness? (in 4 words)

Let’s look at a particular kind of happiness. Not the thrills and hormonal stimulation we get from sex and roller-coasters and fame and fortune, but rather the inspiration and inner glow that comes from watching the sun set… or being … Continue reading

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