The Science of Spiritual Narcissism

Via Scientific American: “As has been observed by many spiritual leaders, spiritual practitioners and psychologists over the years, the ego has anĀ incessant need to be seen in a positive light, and will eagerly hijack whatever flow of consciousness it can use for its own enhancement.”

the first of the year

Quieter celebrations this year, no gatherings, no people downstairs, and the fireworks were late by two minutes. We imagined a lighter malfunctioning and silent panic as all the other neighborhoods erupted into noise around us. Eventually, however, the fireworks came. Random bursts in an otherwise quiet night. Barely any smoke. Just breathe in the new… Continue reading the first of the year