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Karma in tradition and modernity Traditional moral teachings represent karma as being linear. Because the great ascetic teachers such as Buddha and Jesus were in the world but not of the world ...
{written by : Ian Heath}


MPD vs. DID, Proposing an Associative Theory for Multiple Personalities Many people experience a sense of being more than one person. This condition was once known as MPD or Multiple Personality Disorder. The American diagnostic manual for mental disorders (DSM IV) changed this label to DID or Dissociative Identity Disorder. This change may be seriously flawed.
{written by : Greg Gourdian}


Utopian Idealism The need in the present is for an active form of spirituality, and not a passive one. Active forms allow for a wider range of choice in the manner of expressing one's own concept of spirituality, whereas passive forms tend to get taken over by restrictive organisations.
{written by : Ian Heath}


Problems of the spiritual life Traditionally the ascetic seeker lived apart from society, so that society rarely benefited from his presence. His spiritual progress depended on following linear karma. In modern times the path of existentialism has been constrained within society ; the seeker ...
{written by : Ian Heath}




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DID, Singletons, and Self-Sabotage Whether we are singletons or multiples, we may all sometimes unconsciously sabotage our own lives. We may often seem entirely unaware we sabotage ourselves. People with DID may have an advantage over singletons because multiples may often more easily watch themselves in action to learn how they sabotage themselves first-hand.
{written by : Greg Gourdain}


The Nature of Emotion - Part 3 Now I turn to unconscious ideas. Deriving them was not easy. Some emotions occur three times ; for example, self-pity occurs on its own, as a mode of jealousy, and as a mode of guilt, and each one produces a different response.
{written by : Ian Heath}


Abreaction A person's state of emotion is always changing. Whichever emotion is currently present in consciousness, eventually it fades away, only to be immediately replaced by another one. Hence a person experiences an endless flow of emotions.
{written by : Ian Heath}


Resentment and Bitterness In the subconscious mind, immorality is often associated with pleasure. Because such pleasure is socially forbidden, it becomes tied to anxiety. In turn, this anxiety helps to generate compulsion.
{written by : Ian Heath}


Forgiveness and Acceptance Abreaction produces unpleasant consequences. Resentment is generated by the abreaction of guilt, and bitterness by the abreaction of pride.
{written by : Ian Heath}


Faith Faith is an emotive belief. Belief does not always lead to faith, but a belief has to be supported by faith in order to be meaningful. Faith acts through belief. When a belief crumbles, the emotion that underpins faith has no means of expressing itself, and..
{written by : Ian Heath}


Overview of Conflict with Idealism The practise of the spiritual life produces confusion in the seeker. This confusion has several sources. It is hard enough when the person ploughs his or her way through it meeting just one source at a time.
{written by : Ian Heath}


Conflict with Idealism – the Three Stages Conflict can be experienced at three levels of confusion, corresponding to the levels of consciousness represented by the ego, soul, and god.
{written by : Ian Heath}





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