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  1. Jim_Smith

    Math Consciousness

    https://www.maa.org/external_archive/devlin/LockhartsLament.pdf The first thing to understand is that mathematics is an art. The difference between math and the other arts, such as music and painting, is that our culture does not recognize it as such. Everyone understands that poets, painters...
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    Free kindle ebook on meditation and on-line course based on teachings of Shinzen Young

    In unified mindfulness, there are three general categories of objects of meditation: seeing, hearing, and feeling. These are specifically divided into two subcategories each: inner and outer. Seeing out is what you see with your eyes. Hearing out is what you hear with your ears. Feeling out is...
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    Free kindle ebook on meditation and on-line course based on teachings of Shinzen Young

    There is a new kindle ebook on meditation based on the teachings of Shinzen Young. It's available for free for a limited time: https://www.amazon.com/Guide-Unified-Mindfulness-Happiness-Anywhere-ebook/dp/B092HMTFZW/ref=sr_1_1 It is based on the free on-line course which is here...
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    Trump Consciousness

    The supreme court refused to hear any cases about election fraud, and now the administration they allowed to steal the election has the opportunity to remake the court. https://t.me/real_DonaldJTrump/13462 Statement by Donald J. Trump, 45th President of the United States of America Wouldn’t...
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    Trump Consciousness

    Boycott Major League Baseball, Coca-Cola, Delta Airlines, JPMorgan Chase, ViacomCBS, Citigroup, Cisco, UPS, Merck. https://t.me/real_DonaldJTrump/13442 Statement by Donald J. Trump, 45th President of the United States of America For years the Radical Left Democrats have played dirty by...
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    Request For Help - Arguments To Eliminate Materialism

    I am interested in Adams ideas but I don't like his podcasts, I can't watch them. I wish he would go back to blogging, I like his writing. I am not against writing about logical arguments, they help like minded people defend their beliefs. I haven't read every post in this thread so I don't...
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    Request For Help - Arguments To Eliminate Materialism

    I make a similar argument here: http://ncu9nc.blogspot.com/2013/08/consciousness-cannot-be-emergent.html There is much more at the link but the crux of it is this: Here are links to other similar types of philosophical arguments against materialism...
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    Request For Help - Arguments To Eliminate Materialism

    I suggest you also consider the psychology of persuasion. If you want to persuade someone you are likely to be more successful using psychology rather than logic because people use logic mostly to defend their beliefs but they tend to form their beliefs because of psychological reasons. Mass...
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    Trump Consciousness

    What if they made video like this about a politician, a foreign or economic policy, or a political ideology?
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    The Diet Wars: Low Carb or Low Fat

    I saw a different doctor who ordered a blood test. It showed that I am not prediabetic and my cholesterol is down. The last time I took a blood test was nine or ten years ago before I started eating a low carb diet, at that time I was prediabetic and had much higher cholesterol levels.
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