Daikan Basho

Free Will vs. Cultural Programming: The Matrix Loses

Free Will vs. Cultural Programming: The Matrix Loses

Daikan Basho, Contributing Writer Waking Times Human beings are curious creatures in that they have a most unusual capacity for free will, yet, are so easily manipulated, controlled, and subjugated by other people. Quite a paradox. The deciding factor between which of these two inherent states one occupies, mental freedom or mental slavery, often has to […]

4 Common Sense Reasons to Stop Eating Meat

4 Common Sense Reasons to Stop Eating Meat

Sarah Free, Contributor Waking Times Editor’s Note: As was pointed out by some of our thoughtful readers, this article would have been more aptly titled. “4 Common Sense Reasons to Stop Eating Mainstream Meat,” so as to be fair to traditional and humane farming practices. The author, nor this site, have any interest in promoting […]

Meditation is Simple

Meditation is Simple

Daikan Basho, Contributing Writer Waking Times Many thought leaders of our time inspire us to meditate regularly in order to reach great depths of inner peace and grow our understanding of the nature of our mind and humanity. More and more ordinary people are beginning to meditate these days, exploring how meditation impacts their lives. With […]

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The Tao and The Nature of Confusion

The Tao and The Nature of Confusion

Daikan Basho, Contributing Writer Waking Times  We live in a complex world and simplicity is often difficult to come by. This is especially so in the world of intangible ideas about things such as the future. What the world should look like tomorrow. In seeking to manifest tomorrow, we participate in politics, religion, civics, activism, evangelism […]

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The Intention Equation

The Intention Equation

Right now, whether you are awake or asleep, dreaming or envisioning, the movement of the universe is developing a staggering gravity around you, pressing it’s full weight into the consciousness of mankind. It is as though the cosmos are reaching out directly to man, urging him forward, pushing him down the path of his choosing towards the expression of his destiny.

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