Servants Of The Mechanical Mind

We humans are – for the most part – a highly ‘incurious’ folk. We’re not naturally like that but we’ve become like that. We just want to be left in peace so that we can go on doing whatever it is that we already are…

Thinking is Suffering

Thinking is suffering, as Eckhart Tolle says somewhere. Thinking is all about problems and the search for possible solutions to these problems. This is all thinking is – over and over again. The unspoken assumption is that the thinking is ‘a means to an end’…

When Thoughts Come…

‘When thoughts come, throw them away’, says Ouspensky. When Ouspensky says this he doesn’t mean that we should fight against our thoughts or try to control or correct them. If we fight against our thoughts (or in any way try to control them) this simply…