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On Beyond Spiritual Bypassing

By meestereric | October 24, 2018 |

Is spiritual bypassing a useful concept? Or only in certain limited contexts?I hope to communicate the fact that it’s a term we would do better to replace with something more…

Kissing a Sweet Goodbye to The Three Principles

By meestereric | October 21, 2018 |

  From a recording: “If you’re listening to this in your car and you find yourself in a beautiful feeling, roll down your window, pop the tape out of the…

There Is No Such Thing as Enlightenment

By meestereric | October 3, 2018 |

I once heard the spiritual teacher (of Advaita, Non-duality) tell his students (who he would rather refer to as “friends”): “Would you rather be enlightened, or happy? Would you rather…

The Reality of Universal Consciousness

By meestereric | September 19, 2018 |

Jesus said, “I shall give you what no eye has seen and what no ear has heard and what no hand has touched and what has never occurred to the…

The Four Seals of Buddhism and The Meaning of Ott’s Jack’s Cheese and Bread Snack Lyrics

By meestereric | July 22, 2018 |

I first heard this song about ten years ago, and loved it, and was intrigued by the lyrics. Ott – Jack’s Cheese and Bread Snack   One: All composite phenomena…

Comedy Sketch – Advaitins Anonymous (AA)

By meestereric | June 17, 2018 |

[Note: this sketch was performed by the actor Vishal Patel who read the script and volunteered – at a recent Francis Lucille retreat, in Temecula, California. I did the fake “announcement”…

Just Say No to 3P Fundamentalism: Mistaking the Form for the Formless

By meestereric | June 16, 2018 |

  Your eyes must see in the singular if you want to find the truth. — Sydney Banks, The Missing Link (p.69) (Note: This essay has to do with The…

The Three Principles and The Direct Path

By meestereric | April 5, 2018 |

What is the difference between the Three Principles psychology (3P), a spiritual school that uses the model of Universal Mind, Universal Consciousness and Thought, and direct path methods? The direct…

There Is No Such Thing as Artificial Intelligence: Notes On The Myth of AI

By meestereric | March 13, 2018 |

ABSTRACT: This essay is an initial attempt to outline what I see as the limitations in the current approaches to a generalized Artificial Intelligence (AI), the underlying assumptions that constitute…

Nonduality and the Three Principles Psychology as Teaching Models

By meestereric | December 27, 2017 |

An acquaintance from an online forum sent a message to me recently, with a good question about Sydney Banks, who had a large awakening experience and, eventually, inspired what became…

What is Nonduality?

By meestereric | November 13, 2017 |

Nonduality is the cutting edge. It is the cutting edge of spiritual seeking — the end of it; it is the cutting edge of creativity — the source of it……

Spiritual Reflections on Spiritual Teachings (The Three Principles, Non-Duality…)

By meestereric | December 5, 2016 |

This is an update to an article I wrote a couple of years ago. I just re-read it and liked it, so am expanding it beyond mentioning The Principles (3P)…

Sanity, Insanity and Common Sense Revisited

By meestereric | June 23, 2016 |

The title and content of this article refer to the book “Sanity Insanity and Common Sense” that was an early entry  in the spiritual psychology field that has come to…

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