Levels of Knowledge – Can one group know better than another?

When studying in India I bought a small book by a well-known guru called “The Mind Levels.” The guru’s name was Sri Aurobindo but you can find all sorts of similar publications, old and new, in most Indian bookstores. Aurobindo devised his own unique system about how some levels of consciousness differ from others. He… Read More Levels of Knowledge – Can one group know better than another?

Introducing JCN 0017 – Dedicated to stickin’ it to the bad seeds among us

For the past few years I’ve had this sci-fi rap jingle going through my head, “Are You An Evil Mystic, Mister?” I’ve tried different ways of producing it but was never happy with the outcome. Then I discovered JCN 0017 (“Jay-son-seven-teen”). Jayson is like the flip side to 2001: A Space Odyssey’s HAL 9000. HAL lied,… Read More Introducing JCN 0017 – Dedicated to stickin’ it to the bad seeds among us

Was Thomas Merton a great mystic?

Imagine Thomas Merton Teaching You a Class on Christian Mysticism… https://t.co/hdaRPJVYT7 #Catholic #religious #mysticism — earthpages.org (@earthpages) September 11, 2017 Was Thomas Merton really a great mystic, as indicated above? When I think of great Catholic mystics people like St. Faustina Kowalska come to mind. She was so busy suffering for others and having daily… Read More Was Thomas Merton a great mystic?