Can we see it? Can we feel it? Do we really know what is real and what borders on “fantasy?” We often think with our minds. Spiritual thinking, to many, is believed to be cerebral. But in actuality, spiritual thought is not thought at all. Spiritual thought is not feeling or determining or validating from … Continue reading What Is Reality?
Do you really know the reason behind Greed and Oppression? Why do we cringe at the thought of other people's suffering? And why do others revel in it?
That is the question at hand in every generation. It seems that the progression of time has also caused a digression of intellect and enlightenment. We have become too involved in the concept of currently perceived “progress,” that we haven’t even noticed that we have reverted back to primal deviation. Unfortunately, humanity today thinks that … Continue reading Will They Ever Learn?
Some of us like to boast about what we know. If we have a PhD, we are considered cultured; intelligent. Are we? Do we really “know”? Knowledge is actually a cerebral affair. If you feel like you know something, it is because you were taught. Intelligence is something completely different. Intelligence is derived from the … Continue reading What Do We “Know”?
You know? We all believe in something. We have to. Actually, someone who doesn’t believe in something is someone who has no hope. The moment we begin trusting in something, we develop a personality. We develop our individuality. But at the same time, we open doors for debate. My beliefs may not agree with yours. … Continue reading Small Minds Attack People, Broad Minds Attack Ideas
Living in New York, and coming from the former USSR, I thought my two homes were New York and Baku. Until I found that I neither connected to Baku, nor did I connect to New York. It was mostly because I didn’t remember Baku and New York was a place of formality to me. People … Continue reading Two Homes and Work Jitters
Nothing. Nothing happens at all. No matter how invested we become in achieving a specific goal, if we overdo it, we already set ourselves up for imminent failure. The problem with trying too hard is that we lose ourselves in the process of searching for things that we don’t have in order to achieve goals … Continue reading What Happens When We Try Too Hard?
Why do we hold back from the things we love? Is it because we don’t trust society to accept us? Or is it because we don’t trust ourselves? I believe it’s a little bit of both. You see, when we hold back from certain things, we are telling ourselves that society will respect us for … Continue reading Why Abstinence Exists; And Why I Don’t Believe In It
There are few certainties in this universe. Life seems unpredictable but there are two very true things that we must accept. One is death. Another one is time. Time is perceived to us as a sense of the passing and progression of life. Time is a state of mind; that is, time seems to pass … Continue reading The Paradox of Time
Positivity is a hard outlook to acquire. We are naturally driven to be upset about matters that don’t present themselves in a desirable manner. The problem with living is that we think that this is life. We think that life is all about touching, feeling, hearing, etc. But in actuality, life is what’s inside. Life … Continue reading Life Is Beautiful