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An Attack on Emptiness

(reposted from IntegralLife @ Balder's invitation)   "We believe in nothing, Lebowski, nothing!" -- The Nihilist Gang from The Big Lebowsk…

Started by Layman Pascal

11 Jan 11, 2016
Reply by DavidM58

EJACULATION & BROCCOLI: A Phased Evolutionary Definition of "Metaphysics"

PREAMBLE The leading cause of death for males in the civilized world is (arguably) prostate cancer.  Several medical recommendations exist…

Started by Layman Pascal

27 Jan 2, 2015
Reply by Layman Pascal

ZARATHUSTRA: The Original Post-Metaphysical Saint

This is my free rendering of the crucial passage ("The Vision & the Riddle") from Book III of Nietzszche’s famous revelatory prose-poem…

Started by Layman Pascal

68 Dec 5, 2014
Reply by Ambo Suno


Uh... what's the site? I mean, like, I heard something about a reboot -- but then I heard no more. What could be improved? I wonder how cle…

Started by Layman Pascal

52 Nov 19, 2014
Reply by Edward theurj Berge

RELIGIOUS BUBBLES: Generative (en)closures vs. "Traditions"

Generative (en)closures are like assholes -- everybody's got one.   These "magic bubbles" are ubiquitous and universal.  Cells, selves &am…

Started by Layman Pascal

13 Oct 1, 2014
Reply by Balder

Gross, Subtle, Causal & Nondual are NOT State-Stages

Stimulated by a conversation in the Integral Life forum I entered into a period of private pondering which produced the following 17 point…

Started by Layman Pascal

15 Sep 22, 2014
Reply by andrew

The Postmodern God

Here are the notes from the Christmas Wiki's entry on Postmodern Religion as a follow up to the thread on Modern Religion.  It a little mor…

Started by Layman Pascal

1 Sep 6, 2014
Reply by Layman Pascal

The Modern God

Hi.  This is Layman Pascal.  I was just tinkering with my Christmas Wiki entry on the Modern God and realized that it might be interesting…

Started by Layman Pascal

13 Sep 4, 2014
Reply by Balder

A First Swipe at Pseudo-Ferrer

Hi.  I'm the Layman Pascal.   And, look, I'm no expert on Ferrer (pictured below from his early TV work).  However a few of his points agi…

Started by Layman Pascal

8 Aug 15, 2014
Reply by Edward theurj Berge

A Comprehensive Definition of Religion

What is the essence of Religion?  What are the elements of its fully realized form? How does this appear at each major phase of historical…

Started by Layman Pascal

100 Jun 26, 2014
Reply by Layman Pascal


What paths lie ahead for religion and spirituality in the 21st Century? How might the insights of modernity and post-modernity impact and inform humanity's ancient wisdom traditions? How are we to enact, together, new spiritual visions – independently, or within our respective traditions – that can respond adequately to the challenges of our times?

This group is for anyone interested in exploring these questions and tracing out the horizons of an integral post-metaphysical spirituality.

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