TAG: materialism

The Fate of Men in the Kali Yuga

V. Susan Ferguson – In spite of the appearance of greater freedom, men in their own way have been just as oppressed and limited.

How Materialism Posing as Mysticism Limits Consciousness and Subverts Spirituality

Matthew Butler, Guest Waking Times The law of attraction is a wildly-popular modern mystical belief hyped as the secret to fulfilling your every desire. It has big celebrity endorsements, and commercial products rehashing its claims sell in abundance. But beneath the glossy facade there’s often an agenda pushing egocentrism and greed in metaphysical garb, which limits consciousness

Creating The Life You Want With Be, Do, Have

Peter O’Donoghue, Contributor Waking Times In my experience, when you ask someone what they want in the future, the reply is usually a list of activities they would like to do or things they would like to acquire. When you ask someone, Who are you? The person will typically respond by giving you occupation. Which one do

The Purpose of Life

V. Susan Ferguson, Contributor Waking Times “It is in the finest reach of man’s consciousness that God abides or reveals himself most fully.” –K.K. Nair/Krishna Chaitanya The above sentence, written by the brilliant and renowned Indian scholar K.K. Nair/Krishna Chaitanya, expresses to me the most profoundly beautiful of thoughts. For after all is said and

Setting Science Free From Materialism

Rupert Sheldrake, PhD, Guest Waking Times **Editor’s Note: Reprinted with permission from Rupert Sheldrake, the ideas in this article are further explored in Rupert Sheldrake’s book, Science Set Free: 10 Paths to New Discovery. Please also visit his website, Sheldrake.org, for more of his fascinating articles and insight into nature and human consciousness. ** The

The 10 False Assumptions of Modern Science (and How to Set Science Free With New Paths to Discovery)

Mike Adams, Divinity Now Waking Times Much of modern science remains stuck in an endless inward spiral of false paradigms. That’s why “scientific” medicine, for example, offers no real answers to the really big diseases: cancer, diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and so on. More importantly, modern medicine will never solve these problems unless it abandons its false

Art and the Transformative Vision

Andrew Dilks, Guest Waking Times It’s hard not to look at the contemporary art market and see it as superficial and transitory – much of it comes across as the self-indulgent product of egotism; self-conscious attempts at irony that degenerate into meaningless banalities; a smug postmodern sensibility obsessed with its own cleverness without saying anything

What is Your Life Worth?

Christina Sarich, Staff Writer Waking Times I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three things are your greatest treasures. ~ Lao Tzu Is your life worth more than a fancy car, the latest smart phone, a big house, and a fat paycheck every month? Consider that people in 80% of the

The Triumph of Self-Worth Over Net-Worth

Joshua Becker, Guest Waking Times “There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.” – Henry David Thoreau Net-worth – your assets minus your debts. Self-worth – the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect. As humans, it

Awakening the Higher Mind of Cellular Consciousness

Peter Borys, Jr, Guest Waking Times As we continue to receive and resonate with the higher dimensional galactic and solar energy that is communicating with the Earth and humanity, we are awakening to Divine awareness.  This awareness of infinite consciousness is who we are as a Divine human consciousness in incarnate expression. Our journey is

The Spiritual Crisis of Man – a Tribute to Dr. Paul Brunton

Linda George, Contributing Writer Waking Times Dr. Paul Brunton, in “The Spiritual Crisis of Man” – (published in 1952), wrote these words: “A million people will eagerly follow a glib leader who raises contentious clamour and leads them to ultimate destruction, when only a few people will follow an inspired spiritual leader who leads them

Top 5 Ways to Practice Non-Conformity in the Matrix

Sigmund Fraud – The new hero, is someone who combats the staleness of a decaying society by looking at the areas in our lives most in need of repair and then, deliberately, does not do what the conformist majority is doing.

Releasing Inner Attachments

Chris Bourne, Openhand Contributor Waking Times Are you too attached to the outcome? I believe that most, if not all of our problems in life come from being too attached – too in need of a desired outcome. Whether we acknowledge it or not, we tend to be attached to people, places, material possessions, careers or

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