We'll always be able to eat meat if we really want. We would go, kill and eat. We are only murderers when the individuals we kill did not want to die, which happens when we kill with evil intent (Swedish translation: ont uppsåt). If we eat someone murdered by someone else I think we might … Continue reading A note on eating meat and murder
Few people seem to understand what God really is. Perhaps especially religious people, but maybe also scientifically minded people, because they are so locked into thinking, 'oh, if we don't have proof, we can't be sure it exists'. So forget every story about god told by any religion. God is infinitely infinite and by that … Continue reading What is God?
The first step is to get rid of the 5 hindrances: Sensory attachmentsIll-willHeaviness of bodyRestlessness and worryDoubt Their opposites are represented in the picture below No desires. Benevolence to all. Light body. Clear mind. Complete faith. A state of bliss is reached when the five hindrances are removed. This is the first jhana, or meditative … Continue reading Become Buddha — Meditation practice with Visual Guide
A vegan were troubled by the following conundrum: "Whenever I try to explain that humans aren't really meant to eat meat or dairy products, they always say that can't be right cause they are on the food pyramid. How do I respond to this?? Even I start second guessing myself when they say that." First, … Continue reading Consequences of the carnist choice
During a trip through Europe to Barcelona 2013, I had some experiences of reality not being as material and deterministic as I had previously assumed. Two observations stood out. I wrote down the first observation in a notebook and illustrated it with a small diagram to help me remember it. At the time, I believed … Continue reading What is Reality? Reflections from some revealing experiences