Category Archives: Assumptions/presuppositions

Shifting the Very Nature of Relationship

The post that started with the Arjuna Ardagh quote could have gone off in another direction.  What Ardagh and Watts both propose is essentially a radical shift in the nature of relationship. They are proposing that there is no “other.” … Continue reading

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Goodbye to “It”

All somethings are someones.  –David Spangler That quote hit me in a way that the usual psychospiritual talk doesn’t. It forced me to face up to the assumptions I have about the nature of life itself (and what is alive … Continue reading

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The Emerging Paradigm Shift and the Assumptions it is Questioning

New paradigm writers are asking us to question the assumptions/presuppositions we’ve had for the past few centuries. These assumptions include materialism, reductionism, and the influence of randomness. They are asking us to investigate different assumptions such as consciousness as the origin of matter, energy, and the laws of nature (Goswami); that we are one being in many physical forms (Haisch); and that we can consciously influence our own evolution (Barbara Marx Hubbard). Continue reading

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