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Philosophy is the study of general and fundamental problems concerning matters such as existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. The term was probably coined by Pythagoras (570 – 495 BC). Philosophical methods include questioning, critical discussion, rational argument and systematic presentation.
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  1. ProducerDevesh Bhatt

    Devesh Bhatt

    18/12/2016
    THE RUIN OF DREAMS - by Devesh Bhatt
    THE RUIN OF DREAMS - by Devesh BhattI spent another day in the ruin of dreams,With relics from an elusive past.The clarity I once had, was clouded by doubt,They had me reformed, recast.Points of reference, became borders of relevance,& borders are not meant to be crossed.My path...
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    debasish majumder
    20/12/2016 #9 debasish majumder
    what an emphatic expression as a poet @Devesh Bhatt, looming with full of hope and aspiration, inevitably will be loaded with plenty of admiration. wonderful and inspiring share! enjoyed read immensely. thank you very much for the share.
    Ali Anani
    20/12/2016 #8 Ali Anani
    So that dreams come true.

    Now I dream again, the ruins guide me,

    & I know what to do.

    The ruins guide me- you have a great philosophy to life dear @Devesh Bhatt. Great to see ruined dreams as a new beginning and a learning opportunity. Your poet flows and congratulations
    Brook Massey
    18/12/2016 #7 Brook Massey
    Wonderful. I look forward to reading more.
    Devesh Bhatt
    18/12/2016 #6 Devesh Bhatt
    #3 Born poet.... You are a born motivator and plant your seeds of inspiration across thw social space. Thanks
    Devesh Bhatt
    18/12/2016 #5 Devesh Bhatt
    #4 Thanks . i hope i can keep things fresh.. For now there is no other form
    Ali Anani
    18/12/2016 #3 Ali Anani
    @Devesh Bhatt- wonderful poem and you are a born poet. Your words, meanings and senses flow so well in your writing.
    Reality is the ruin of dreams,

    But it's not what ruined my dreams.

    In fact it's a source, to seek recourse,

    So that dreams come true.

    You are a resource to seek recourse. Shared without hesitation.
    Devesh Bhatt
    18/12/2016 #2 Devesh Bhatt
    #1 Thanks Mohammed, its heartening to see you apply it to your field while i learn it from mine :)
    Mohammed Sultan
    18/12/2016 #1 Mohammed Sultan
    Your poem and ideas not only hit our reality,but also our dreams.We should strive to reach an exact point of fit between our realities and dreams.'Your points of reference ,became borders of relevance' because everyone owns it, and 'borders are not meant to be crossed',because you have to match the current HR rigid criteria of selection.Keep going with your imaginative ideas,since they convey the instinctive feelings which many of young people on linked in or on beBee have had about the natural role of HR.I hope your poem would also hit the imagination of the hiring managers.
  2. ProducerDevesh Bhatt

    Devesh Bhatt

    13/01/2017
    AS I RECOLLECT - by Devesh Bhatt
    AS I RECOLLECT - by Devesh BhattI desire what I do not have,And the awareness for what I possess.For now objects are alive to me,But the living may appear lifeless. As if the livings exhaust their life,To give life and then transform,Things that they persist to create,And things...
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  3. ProducerZacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    Intelligence vs. Intuition
    Intelligence vs. IntuitionEveryone is talking about intelligence lately, particularly its merits and how some really smart people in the tech industry are trying to solve the “problem of intelligence” and teach machines how to be intelligent. Parallel to that, there are also...
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    Max🐝 J. Carter
    09/01/2017 #5 Max🐝 J. Carter
    I am a master intuitive and teach other people how to strengthen theirs.

    There is value in both. It takes a high intellect to manage the skills I was born with that I have learned to master. In doing that I have done a lot of study.

    I find the two work best in synergy allowing them to feed each other and make greater leaps in progress than either could on their own.

    Science will still move at the snails pace it is until it learns to understand the value of things that can not be measured by technology. Once that happens we will see advances at a rapid rate that will make us question what took so long?
    Zacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    08/01/2017 #3 Zacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    #2 Although I don't agree with the theory of two hemispheres operating independently and exclusively undertaking certain functions, I see your point. We neef to strive for balancing different aspects of our brain functions, though even an imbalance in these functions can be very interesting and insightful even.
    Ian Weinberg
    08/01/2017 #2 Ian Weinberg
    Raises the whole issue of left and right hemisphere function. In all right-handed people (and most lefties), the left hemisphere is the seat of logic, reason, measurement, speech etc = 'intelligence'. The right hemisphere is the seat of big-picture sensitivity, emotion = intuition. Both hemispheres are comprehensively connected to provide the multi-faceted appreciation of experience and interaction. It's when one hemisphere dominates the other or when there are varying degrees of connectivity, that things get interesting. For interest (and references), see a previous post of mine at https://www.bebee.com/producer/@ian-weinberg/re-discovering-the-intuitive-mind
    Devesh Bhatt
    08/01/2017 #1 Devesh Bhatt
    They are both complimentary, messups are no excuse to suppress one for the other.
    We don't upgrade like machines with replacing faculties, learning is about the inputs as well as using the faculties properly. Suppressing one may possibly damage the ability to self correct
  4. Zacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    Interesting talk on how science / medicine works.
    Zacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    Kevin B. Jones: Why curiosity is the key to science and medicine | TED Talk | TED.com
    www.ted.com Science is a learning process that involves experimentation, failure and revision -- and the science of medicine is no exception. Cancer researcher Kevin B. Jones faces the deep unknowns about surgery and medical care with a simple answer: honesty....
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  5. ProducerCory Galbraith

    Cory Galbraith

    03/01/2017
    Ancient Advice for Your New Year
    Ancient Advice for Your New YearThe best advice might very well come from thousands of years ago.These ancient scribes have a lot to say about how we should live and do business in 2017.  “What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.” - Greek Philosopher PlutarchThis was a...
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    Dorothy Cooper
    03/01/2017 #6 Dorothy Cooper
    I loved this post! I shared it on my twitter feed. The style and content is so fresh and forward thinking! Bravo!
    Cepee Tabibian
    03/01/2017 #5 Cepee Tabibian
    Great share from the ancient sages. Thanks for the 2017 inspiration @Cory Galbraith!
    Sara Jacobovici
    03/01/2017 #4 Sara Jacobovici
    @Cory Galbraith makes the ancient advice current and timely in his own words.
    Sara Jacobovici
    03/01/2017 #3 Sara Jacobovici
    Bravo @Cory Galbraith! A beautiful piece of work from the first word to the last! You prove that ancient wisdom has carried over well into our time. Thank you.
    Manuel Ignacio Sánchez López
    03/01/2017 #2 Manuel Ignacio Sánchez López
    Great insights via @Cory Galbraith .
  6. ProducerZacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    The Dangers of a Dualistic Perspective
    The Dangers of a Dualistic PerspectiveWe hear it very often: this is good while that is bad. Be it a political candidate or a big data solution, people nowadays have a tendency to see things in a binary fashion. Although this binary thinking may work well when it comes to computers...
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    Devesh Bhatt
    01/01/2017 #1 Devesh Bhatt
    everything co-exists around us. Conflicts are temporary but we persist with the idea of conflict, it is a starting point of improvement - pitting things against each other hypothetically and calculating scenarios.. but we get caught up in the first step. We dont find meaning but start to relish the conflict, perhaps we discover an ulterior motive and let the conflict persist. Its not just in politics, it seems to go on all around us.

    Thats what i think and i concur with your views, but its just an opinion.
  7. Vincenzo De Florio
    A few Reflections on
    #Quality of #Emergence in
    #Complex #Collective #Systems.

    #QualityOfEmergence #Resilience #Complexity #Bruno #Asclepius

    https://www.researchgate.net/publication/311839167_A_Few_Reflections_on_the_Quality_of_Emergence_in_Complex_Collective_Systems
    Vincenzo De Florio
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  8. ProducerZacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    The Plights of a PC Attitude
    The Plights of a PC AttitudePolitical Correctness, or PC for short, is an attitude that has become increasingly popular lately, particularly after the advent of “professional” social media like LinkedIn, Academia, etc. It involves expressing ideas that are, among other things:...
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    Richard Buse
    28/12/2016 #3 Richard Buse
    I think we can strike a balance between displaying respect and discretion, and being genuine in how we relate to others. I also believe living that way requires less thought and effort than trying to be PC or attempting to maintain personas on social media that do not accurately reflect who we truly are.
    Zacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    28/12/2016 #2 Zacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    #1 Not everyone on LinkedIn is fake just like nit everyone on other Social Media is open-minded. I just find that a lot of fakeness is cultivated there, that's all. I too keep a more private profile on LI and avoid commenting on every post in general...
    Aurorasa Sima
    28/12/2016 #1 Aurorasa Sima
    And where is the birthplace of PC? Commerce? Lawyers suing for this and that?

    Regarding PC on LI I will share the following thought: Not everyone is a public person. Some people, like myself, are private people. We know we need to do SM but we neither want to participate in heated public discussions nor would it help our business.

    One could make the argument now that social media is about forming meaningful connections and not just about business. In which case, I would argue that meaningful does not happen in public for me and that I feel this should be respected.

    I don´t have arguments on the street and I believe that does not make me fake. Politeness and manners are important to get along with people. There is a difference. Commenting on every stupid post that it´s stupid would be ill-mannered more than it would be honest.
  9. ProducerPaul Kemner

    Paul Kemner

    27/12/2016
    Teaching kids philosophy makes them smarter in math and English (link)
    Teaching kids philosophy makes them smarter in math and English (link)(by Jenny Anderson - Quartz)Schools face relentless pressure to up their offerings in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and math. Few are making the case for philosophy. Maybe they should. Nine- and 10-year-old children in...
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    Paul Kemner
    28/12/2016 #3 Paul Kemner
    It's interesting that it gives tangible results in science and math scores, particularly for disadvantaged children. Usually the benefits are thought to be less quantifiable, like "being a better human being".
    Bernard Poulin
    27/12/2016 #2 Bernard Poulin
    Wonderful, wonderful, wonderful!!!!! I've been promoting this very fact for so many years I fail to count them all. So many have advised me that my idea was IDIOTIC! So, thank you for being so encouraging with this report of a trial which should become common practice everywhere. But then, we would have thinking children rather than cloned obedient robots. . . Are we ready for this??? Me thinks not. Nonetheless, thank you again for making me smile with "hope".
  10. ProducerDevesh Bhatt

    Devesh Bhatt

    19/12/2016
    THE THING ABOUT PHILOSOPHY - by Devesh Bhatt
    THE THING ABOUT PHILOSOPHY - by Devesh BhattThe thing about Philosophy,It's wonderful to read.To apply for self improvement,Not judge another's deed.The thing about Philosophy,It's pleasing to the ears,As a reference for morality,Not critique of one's peers.The thing about Philosophy,It's...
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    Devesh Bhatt
    05/01/2017 #10 Devesh Bhatt
    #9 I have to write many many more
    Lyon Brave
    05/01/2017 #9 Lyon Brave
    Another good poem. Do you plan to submit these for publication?
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    26/12/2016 #8 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    #7 Hi @Devesh Bhatt, I chose the words "Judge and critique," from your poem. There is nothing wrong with 'stripping down the double talk," as you put it.
    Devesh Bhatt
    26/12/2016 #7 Devesh Bhatt
    #6 @Lisa 🐝 Gallagher... Please feel free to judge or critique.
    This is.more an outcome of introspection...i have repeatedly picked up words and judged/critiqued people on the basis of philosophy, in a country where almost everyone is a philosopher. Philosophy blends into the normal like its doing on social media.
    I wasnt the one being judged, but the one stripping down the double talk...made for an inconsistent timeline in my career.
    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    19/12/2016 #6 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Not to judge or critique (The thing about Philosophy). Well written, and your point came across very well. Thank you for this @Devesh Bhatt!
    debasish majumder
    19/12/2016 #5 debasish majumder
    i have shared my views in Li about your lovely poetic skill @Devesh Bhatt! i am glad that you are in the beBee to share your unique talent. i am privileged and to be mentioned by @Deb 🐝 Helfrich! i wish you will soon garner accolades in this lovely platform from numerous bees and be treated as a distinct one too in terms of writing poetry. warm welcome to beBee.
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    19/12/2016 #4 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    #1 I'm in awe of your mention considering me a poet, @Deb 🐝 Helfrich. I love to mess around with words and have a lot of fun with posting poems on my WordPress site. The fun part is @Donna-Luisa Eversley joins in and adds to my poem with hers. We will have to bring more of that to beBee. We also need to add @Ken Boddie to our list of those that like poetry.

    Welcome to beBee @Devesh Bhatt.
    Devesh Bhatt
    19/12/2016 #3 Devesh Bhatt
    Already connectes to all and thanks a lot.
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    19/12/2016 #1 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    As a Philosopher, I am going to have to think some more about the thing about Philosophy.

    Glad to have another poet about the hives, @Devesh Bhatt.

    The first 3 poets on beBee that come to my mind are @Hervé Sabattier, @debasish majumder, & @Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman - as you are a newbee, you may want to check out their work and learn from a few great wordsmiths!
  11. ProducerZacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    In Praise of Melancholy
    In Praise of MelancholyInspired by the ancient philosopher, writer, and military leader Synesius, I decided to write something different today. Synesius once wrote a treatise called "In Praise of Baldness" as a humorous response to another writer's essay "In Praise of...
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  12. ProducerLuiz Carioca

    Luiz Carioca

    13/12/2016
    Lata de sardinha
    Lata de sardinhaOntem à noite um senhor bateu na porta de casa pedindo comida. Eu estava sem nada. Tinha um pacote de macarrão aberto e uma lata de sardinha que estava separada para uma salada de macarrão que prometi e nunca fiz. Levei para ele. Estava...
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    Tifany Rodio
    14/12/2016 #1 Anonymous
    É preciso pouco, tão pouco, pra mudar o dia de alguém.
  13. Zacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    Just keep going and one day you'll build it...
    Keep Going
    Keep Going A big reason we give up on projects is the perfectionist belief that it all has to be right on day one. That’s nonsense: we just have to keep faith, work...
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  14. Zacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    Oh it's bad, it's very bad... Zacharias Voulgaris 🐝
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  15. ProducerZacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    Miguel de Cervandes and His Relevance in Today’s Turbulent World
    Miguel de Cervandes and His Relevance in Today’s Turbulent WorldWhat do Gustave Flaubert, Henry Fielding and Fyodor Dostoyevsky have in common? Apart from the fact that they were all literary writers, there is also another, more subtle connection among these men: they were all inspired by Miguel de Cervandes,...
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    Aurorasa Sima
    14/12/2016 #6 Aurorasa Sima
    @Zacharias Voulgaris 🐝 ... if you don´t like that I am dropping a link below your post, please, delete my comment.

    Your fascinating article brought this one of @Gert Scholtz back to my mind: https://www.bebee.com/producer/@gert-scholtz/don-quixote
    Gert Scholtz
    14/12/2016 #5 Gert Scholtz
    @Zacharias Voulgaris 🐝 Really excellent Zacharias, on the writer behind Don Quixote. His courage and spirit exemplary. Thanks for tagging me @Aurorasa Sima
    Henri Galvão
    14/12/2016 #4 Henri Galvão
    What you said about our overall lack of patience is of such critical importance. It reminds of a series of three short videos that I've recently rewatched, called The Long Game (by a guy called Adam Westbrook).

    And, of course, thank you a lot for this discussion on a fascinating man's life. I love Don Quixote, but I don't actually know much about Cervantes
    Aurorasa Sima
    14/12/2016 #3 Aurorasa Sima
    #2 Oh, I should tag @Gert Scholtz
    Aurorasa Sima
    14/12/2016 #1 Aurorasa Sima
    @Irene Hackett I can neither tag Ali nor City ... I found this pearl. I think you´ll enjoy.
  16. ProducerZacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    A Fox-like Approach to the Issue of Fake News and Similar Low Quality Content That Plagues the Web
    A Fox-like Approach to the Issue of Fake News and Similar Low Quality Content That Plagues the WebAlthough no-one likes fake news and other trash that we often encounter in the web, especially in sites like LinkedIn that pose as reliable yet fail to meet even the most lenient standards, there are constructive ways to deal with them. It’s...
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  17. Zacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    Interesting view on citizenship
    Zacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    uberhumor.com
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  18. ProducerIan Weinberg

    Ian Weinberg

    21/09/2016
    The truth about truth
    The truth about truthThe facts about facts or the truth about truth, is all relative. Near the bottom of the pile of truth is what you personally believe. But right at the bottom of the pile is dogma: the belief in a belief that other believers prescribed to you...
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    Max🐝 J. Carter
    07/12/2016 #2 Max🐝 J. Carter
    I find that there is an absolute truth to each and everything and that each of these truths has infinite expressions.

    I feel the mere idea of personal truth is a damaging lie that allows for delusional behavior that allows one to inflict harm on others in defense of their delusion.

    I find the truth simply is.

    I find the truth is often simple and it is in complexity that we build the web of delusion that traps the mind into believing a lie to suit our choices of representation of self or what is the ego expression of self which is built on the things we attach emotion to in order to define our existence through the use of

    "I"

    I feel this...

    I think this...

    "My" or "Mine"

    As a way to claim possession over pieces of existence that we fell define who we think we are.

    "Me"

    Is a proclamation of our existence.

    "I am"

    Everything after that is a statement describing the state of our existence and is how we define who we think we are to other people.
    Gerald Hecht
    21/09/2016 #1 Gerald Hecht
    It seems that changes approach a "thing" with similar attributes sometimes; the thing we often categorize as "same" really seems to be ongoing transformation sometimes
  19. ProducerRajneesh Sharma

    Rajneesh Sharma

    03/12/2016
                                                       Help Your Employees Shake a Bad Mood
    Help Your Employees Shake a Bad Mood "Morning traffic, spilled coffee, running late — it’s not uncommon for people to arrive to the office harried and annoyed. But if your team members start the day in a bad mood, they’re likely to stay that way, which can affect their performance....
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  20. ProducerZacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    Hume’s Philosophy and Its Relevenance in Today’s Morally Challenged World
    Hume’s Philosophy and Its Relevenance in Today’s Morally Challenged WorldAthough Scotland is known for its beautiful countryside, its ingenious scientists, and for one of the best fiction writers of all time (Arthur Conan Doyle), it is also the birthplace of David Hume, an interesting modern philosopher who...
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  21. ProducerZacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    How Plato's Dialogue "Apology" Is Now More Relevant than Ever
    How Plato's Dialogue "Apology" Is Now More Relevant than EverThose who have studied the classics of ancient Greece, may remember one dialogue from Plato called Apology (which was not his most famous work). There he talked about his mentor's trial and how he defended himself against charges which were...
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    Zacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    02/12/2016 #8 Zacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    #6 Hmm. So the whole dialogue that Plato wrote about all this was a decoy then? Interesting theory
    Kevin Baker
    02/12/2016 #7 Kevin Baker
    Nothing lasts longer on earth then a perverse idea
    Mark Blevins
    02/12/2016 #6 Mark Blevins
    His students probably found some bum who looked like him to poison and kidnapped Him. That's what I would have done.
    Zacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    02/12/2016 #5 Zacharias Voulgaris 🐝
    #1 Thanks Javier. Glad to be part of this creative community!
    Henri Galvão
    02/12/2016 #4 Henri Galvão
    Besides the fact that your text is really compelling, it's great to see some ancient wisdom brought to our present situation. It seems that way too often we dismiss the value of these philosophers.
    Robert Cormack
    30/11/2016 #2 Robert Cormack
    Good post, @Zacharias Voulgaris. Living by conviction has certainly lost some of its lustre today. We write, we argue, we talk but actually living by this conviction seems foreign and, as most people would conclude "not really necessary." So we're now at "talk is cheap."
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    30/11/2016 #1 Javier 🐝 beBee
    thanks for sharing it ! @Zacharias Voulgaris 🐝 welcome to beBee !
  22. ProducerMax🐝 J. Carter
    What is the Essence of the condition of being Human?
    What is the Essence of the condition of being Human?To answer this one question we must also answer the question of what was the essence that preceded the existence of our current Universe.For lack of a better word, God is that essence that preceded the existence we know now. The essence that was God...
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    Max🐝 J. Carter
    04/12/2016 #4 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #3 There is that possibility that this universe is nothing more than a science experiment in existence being studied by something we can not even comprehend, like the human is to the ant so to speak.
    Brian McKenzie
    04/12/2016 #3 Brian McKenzie
    I am not convinced we aint something's version of Sea Monkeys, swimming in a snow globe on a forgotten shelf.
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    29/11/2016 #2 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #1 I get into bubbleverse and that they all overlap and other inifite reality theories that are fun to explore however pretty useless to daily life. ;)hahaha

    Thank you @David B. Grinberg
    David B. Grinberg
    29/11/2016 #1 David B. Grinberg
    Very profound and deep read, Max, I really enjoyed it. I'm sure you're familiar with some of the scientific theories regarding multiple universes (the Multiverse), parallel universes, etc. I think one of the most mind boggling questions is how something as gargantuan (if not infinite) as our universe came from nothing, or something infinitesimally small (singularity). This is really good food for thought. Keep buzzing!
  23. ProducerLuiz Carioca

    Luiz Carioca

    29/11/2016
    Mea culpa. Política e Facebook.
    Mea culpa. Política e Facebook.Esse é mais um daqueles textos dos quais escrevo para provocar e ouvir a opinião alheia. Confesso que esse é o meu pensamento no momento, mas que não estou totalmente certo sobre ele. É sobre o surto político que ataca os brasileiros e o...
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    Felipe Souza
    30/11/2016 #3 Felipe Souza
    Prefiro usar as redes sociais para temas menos polêmicos e questões de trabalho. Política, futebol, tô fora...
    Luiz Carioca
    29/11/2016 #2 Luiz Carioca
    #1 Isso, precisamos amplificar as coisas boas e conhecimentos com consistência, se não, podemos estragar essas maravilhosas ferramentas.
    Allan Melo Nascimento
    29/11/2016 #1 Allan Melo Nascimento
    Não só o Facebook, mas qualquer rede social é um alto-falante na mão da sociedade. Todo mundo despeja na internet sua opinião sobre o que quiser, sem maiores consequências. Concordo com vc que muita gente desinformada acaba falando sobre o que não entende... tá ficando chato.
  24. ProducerMax🐝 J. Carter
    Independent in thought, Interdependent in reality
    Independent in thought, Interdependent in realityI’m a straight stone cold individualist.The moment I find people around me giving me the sincerest form of flattery by taking on some of my mannerisms of speech, I change the way I talk so I can continue to be different. Some people say this looks...
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    debasish majumder
    14/12/2016 #1 debasish majumder
    intriguing post indeed @Max🐝 J. Carter! enjoyed read. thank you for the share.
  25. ProducerMax🐝 J. Carter
    Psychospirilosophy The Martial Art of Thought and Protection through Right Action
    Psychospirilosophy The Martial Art of Thought and Protection through Right ActionThis is the core of what I use for lecture and covers a bulk of my life's work summed up into one presentation. If you can find the holes, could you point them out to me so I can plug them. Thank you.  1. Be self-aware and vigilant in your...
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    Max🐝 J. Carter
    11/12/2016 #28 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #27 I feel you understood it perfectly @Randy Keho.

    This is about taking that basic and simple idea and building a complex process around it to show the value and importance in life of those simple words have.

    I appreciate your comment.
    Randy Keho
    11/12/2016 #27 Randy Keho
    So, basically, I hear you saying "Do unto others as you would want them to do unto you?"
    Don't misunderstand my comment. I'm not at all making light of your intense and extensive thought process.
    I simply believe those few words speak volumes to me and, if I keep them in mind, they fill the holes that I occasionally find myself stepping into.
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    25/11/2016 #26 Max🐝 J. Carter
    Once you understand what you are afraid of, fear the emotion is settled and you see the situation clearly and instead of using fear to make your decisions you are looking at cause and effect, decisions and consequences. Once you no longer fear the consequence it becomes a matter of whether or not it's worth it to experience the reaction/response.
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    22/11/2016 #24 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #21 What can go right in the face of deception is my calling of bullshit on the activity we all know happens.

    In acknowledging that it happens and does get called out is what could go right what actually happens as a result as all have seen when it happens is out of my control.

    For me, I bring it up because what could go right is other people speaking up and out against said activities.
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    22/11/2016 #23 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #20 Part 2
    One who understands why they fear something and plans accordingly may be doing something healthy. It all depends on what you fear. If you set a result and your fear is failure you look at every way you can fail and what ever is left is the path to your chosen result. What can right is is learning from failure so next time you turn left instead of right.

    I wanted to avoid getting into the Chakra system and concepts that might offend religious people. I leave it there so that those who receive the lecture can ask about it. The heart chakra runs strongest on unconditional love meaning that we don't pick who we love everyone no matter what they do or say. This is what the love of God is.

    This does not mean we never get angry or sad it means that our anger if often for others as is our sadness much like being an Empath taking on their emotions without ego as if they were own.Love is fierce in defense of the weak. Love mourns loss. These parts of healthy love expression and to repress them is to create damage in yourself and spew that damage everywhere. IN fact if someone is lying to you when you heart chakra is open it will hurt and might even piss you off. Which is the healthiest response to being lied to.
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    22/11/2016 #22 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #20 @Deb 🐝 Helfrich I love the questions, thank you.

    It is naive to believe you can trust people to never inadvertently use what they know of you against you. At times we do things that we do not intend to do that cause harm and if one s interest in protecting ones life one makes adjustments to what one allows to effect one and what brings foryh the power of one less one be exploited by one who intends to harm one.

    21-23 are like that for emphasis. To drive the point home.Having to read it 3 times reinforces it and the savage that human always will be no matter how evolved will always use the pleasure to mask pain in order to survive the experience. Its why there are many combat veterans who miss the combat because in order to survive it they had to learn to enjoy it. This si an ugly truth and I am not sure what the numbers are in reality however over half of the combat vets I have met deal with this issue..

    If you are going to say you have faith in something the only way to test that faith is to let go of everything else. If you have found your faith to be rewarded through the results, letting go of your faith so you can explore what others have faith in can often expand the nature of what it is you have faith in and expand your level of conscious awareness and understanding.

    It helps to create a neutral first thought process rather than a reaction of defending what one has faith in and never listening to anyone else..One will be better able to respond from a non defensive stance and attitude.
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    22/11/2016 #21 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    #18 I am calling bullshit, Max -" 9. What could go right?

    9.1. The only question one need to ask when facing a decision.

    9.2. Anything less is a fear based decision on ones part in hopes to avoid what one thinks could go wrong.

    9.3. Setting the intent for what can go right allows one to have those things become probabilities instead of possibilities for one’s life. "

    I turned the focus on having the community look for souls and you went into great detail about what is, might, and likely to go wrong.

    I keep my eyes on my own behavior. I reach out when I see harm being done. I strive to keep conversations interesting in my unique way. So do many others. It is the right thing to focus on the right things.

    I do like to apply learnings the first chance I get... :) Shamans do get humor, correct? Just noticed that the healing power of levity escaped my notice on the first read through.
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    22/11/2016 #20 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    I don't understand the last clause of 8 - why change your power?

    Why are 21, 22, 23 separate numbers not sub-sections? I know you have a reason, but it is obscure to me.

    I find 5.3 attention-grabbing and worth some serious pondering but I wonder how it integrates with 34.1 and 34.3 and 34.5

    I like what is going on in 38, except I think you can do better than the cliched last line

    Curious about the similarities between 9 & 45 - It is a fabulous question, made me but, but, but, but and then I surrendered. (And will have to keep surrendering for quite some time) Anything to say about my persistence in wanting to say that imagining fears and attending to them as part of the planning process is useful in complex situations.

    50 is light. Anything to say about what to do to ensure an open heart chakra?

    Will be back after some integration.....
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    22/11/2016 #19 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #16 @David B. Grinberg thank you very much for you encouragement and compliment both.
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    22/11/2016 #18 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #15 The community as a whole yes is responsible. However having functionality that allows them to keep score falls on those who design the community .

    No one intends to design a community that rewards abusive behavior.

    However when those in the community who make behind the scenes agreements to make each other popular the community suffers for their greed to be satisfied.

    I was approached at least once for this kind of thing in every social media community I have participated in.

    It happens and then gets explained away as something innocent and someone such as myself gets called names like paranoid.

    There is no way to police it and the culprits know this and know they do what they always do and say "It's not a click we just happens to all like the same stuff and tag each other on everything to make sure our numbers are high."

    No one can prove otherwise and the lie holds and they continue to do what they can to make sure those they don't' like have their shit ignored or buried under other material.

    I am an Empath and a Telepath which means I have read the energy of the totality of this site and the people I could single out by name for such activity.

    How I study and environment is to mirror its totality based on what shows up in my feed. Its a honed skill I use for lectures as I mirror the entire audience to make sure I lower my level of conscious awareness appropriately to ensure then entire audience understands the words coming out of my mouth.

    It's not normal however I still do it anyway. That takes a mastery of being an Empath Telepath and Medium using all skills simultaneously while it looks like I am just talking.
    David B. Grinberg
    22/11/2016 #16 David B. Grinberg
    Max, per your message below, far be it for me to comprehend -- much less reply to -- all of your intellectual brilliance. Keep buzzing onward and upward!
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    22/11/2016 #15 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    #5 "The worst of all abuse is to ignore someone." I agree with the unfathomable interest in celebrity and your obvious meaning, but I also do want to point out the under-layer which is that those who chose to follow the crowd are ignoring their own soul. Which is exactly why they can be distracted so easily by shiny monetary things and superficial looks.

    I do my best to look for souls and let them know they are being seen, but it is really a community function. Let me dive into the full text now...
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    21/11/2016 #14 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #12 Here is how it reads now as I updated the piece.

    37. Meditate daily.

    37.1. Why not?

    Meditation assists one in centering oneself and dealing with the stress of life. Meditation aids one in hearing the inner voice for guidance. Meditation sessions depending on intent set for session can aid one in many ways.

    (The below was added in response to a comment on this piece. Thank you Ali Anani for the contribution.)

    One who does not meditate will not find inner peace. In meditation one teaches oneself to develop and maintain this inner peace by listening to the inner voice as it guides.
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    21/11/2016 #13 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #12 This is my Jeet Kune Do so to speak so it is of epic importance to me to get it right and make sure the holes are all closed. I appreciate your assitace @Ali Anani
    Ali Anani
    21/11/2016 #12 Ali Anani
    #11 Yes, you filled the missing whole @Max🐝 J. Carter- A prompt response indeed
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    21/11/2016 #11 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #2 @Ali Anani what I added point 37 to address the issue you thankfully spotted and called out is the following.

    One who does not meditate will not find inner peace. In meditation one teaches oneself to develop and maintain this inner peace by listening to the inner voice as it guides.

    I think this closes that hole.

    Would you agree or am I missing it?
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    21/11/2016 #10 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #9 Thank you @Javier 🐝 beBee Let me know if you have questions. I am always happy to help
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    21/11/2016 #9 Javier 🐝 beBee
    Wow! Great buzz. Very useful. I read it twice to be able to understand everything! My english will get better and better !!!
    Max🐝 J. Carter
    21/11/2016 #8 Max🐝 J. Carter
    #7 @Deb 🐝 Helfrich Thank you. It takes restraint for me not to write 4 or more pieces a day on 4 or more topics.
    Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    21/11/2016 #7 Deb 🐝 Helfrich
    #1 You've been awfully prolific this last week. I am glad to see this all pulled together, @Max🐝 J. Carter and I look forward to contemplating it for awhile.
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