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You Are God: The True Teachings of Jesus

You Are God: The True Teachings of Jesus

Brandon West – “Truly great spiritual teachers never practiced religion, they practiced love, and sought universal truth…”

By November 14, 2014 84 Comments Read More →
5 Reasons to Suspect Jesus Never Existed

5 Reasons to Suspect Jesus Never Existed

Valerie Tarico, AlterNet Waking Times A growing number of scholars are openly questioning or actively arguing against whether Jesus lived. Most antiquities scholars think that the New Testament gospels are “mythologized history.” In other words, they think that around the start of the first century a controversial Jewish rabbi named Yeshua ben Yosef gathered a […]

The Truth Will Set You Free: Time Does Not Exist

The Truth Will Set You Free: Time Does Not Exist

Hans Meijer, Contributor Waking Times Why Time Does Not Exist When we ask ourselves why we think time exists, most of us would say: because we see everything changing, always. And so it is: everything in and around us is constantly changing, from beginning until the end. The question is, however: is the reason for […]

What Are Spirits?

What Are Spirits?

Bob Makransky, Shamanic Journey Waking Times Most people rely upon the dictates of their society to know what to do – what they’ve been taught by their parents, teachers, pastors, bosses, advertisers, and the media. Magicians, by contrast, rely upon the counsel of spirits, at least until they’ve got their own intuition and intent operating. […]

By December 25, 2013 13 Comments Read More →
Awakening Our True Potential

Awakening Our True Potential

Richard Smoley, New Dawn Waking Times Man is born an unfinished creature. He cannot walk or talk or feed himself. Long years of care are required to bring him to even the most minimal levels of self-sufficiency. And yet even after the typical person has reached the stage of functioning that we call adulthood, something […]

Rescuing the Bible from Literalism

Rescuing the Bible from Literalism

Richard Smoley, New Dawn Waking Times “The world,” wrote the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein, “is the totality of facts, not of things.” So it is, but facts take many forms. The hard-edged events of ordinary reality are only one form, and not always the most important. This insight can be hard to accept in the positivist […]

Religion, Atheism and Dogmatic Thinking

Religion, Atheism and Dogmatic Thinking

Andy Dilks, Guest Waking Times Someone recently asked: “Should the oppressive content of monotheistic religions be respected and left alone or challenged and questioned?” It’s a loaded question which, needless to say, provoked a lively debate on the nature of religion as a force for oppression and negativity in the world today. As one person […]

Esoteric Knowledge Throughout Time

Esoteric Knowledge Throughout Time

Belsebuub, Guest Writer Waking Times Go far enough back in time and you’ll reach to a point where entire societies were based around the universal knowledge of the journey of consciousness in its awakening – in Central and South America, Easter Island, Egypt, Cambodia, India and in many other places now submerged under the ocean. The […]

Usury – The Root of All Evil?

Usury – The Root of All Evil?

Peter Russell, Spirit of Now Waking Times The love of money is the root of all evil. — 1 Timothy 6:10 Why do people value money so much? There is, after all, nothing very attractive about grubby pieces of paper, dirty metal discs, or digital records in a database. Money gives us the ability to obtain […]

By April 15, 2013 19 Comments Read More →
The Nicene Creed – The Birth of Christian Dualism

The Nicene Creed – The Birth of Christian Dualism

Frank Huguenard, Staff Writer Waking Times All of modern Christianity is hinged upon a short, eight paragraph document that was crafted three hundred years after the execution of Jesus of Nazareth. This one brief doctrine of belief, or creed, then determined which strain of Christianity, from the dozens of different sects that had sprung up, […]

By March 23, 2013 25 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By December 10, 2012 1 Comments Read More →