Category Archives: bAsMythology

Spirituality and the Twelve Steps

Following are the Spiritual concepts behind the 12 steps by Alcoholics Anonymous: 1. We admitted we were powerless over alcohol—that our lives had become unmanageable. Honesty – we try to fool ourselves. 2.Came to believe that a power greater than … Continue reading

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Mania at the end of 2014

So I am coming down from the most significant medicated manic episode I have ever experienced.  Lasted about two months, and kept getting worse every week despite going to see the psychiatrist every week and doubling my Geodon, which is … Continue reading

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Questions to ask yourself

This is from TheDeadGuy on everything2.com The further you go The more difficult it becomes There are certain key questions you need to ask yourself, should you truly decide to follow the path to self discovery. Some of them are … Continue reading

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Musing on Flow

I just finished watching Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi’s Ted Talk on Flow from October 2008: I used to own his book of the same name. This quote sounds very much like Calvino’s descriptions of Lightness: “Flow … is like opening a door that’s in … Continue reading

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Musing about the 100th post

So I have done it.  100 postings.  Never when I started this 6 years ago did I think I would get this far.  Now that I am here I actually don’t know what to write about.  Not that it has … Continue reading

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Musing on the Opposable Mind

So twice recently I have been confronted with images that seem to have opposable meanings, that of a clown that is simultaneously funny and scary and an image of knowledge and the desire to simultaneously seek and and reject it. … Continue reading

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Musing on Lightness

It begins as so many of these musings do, with passages that  create an image.  These are from the Chapter on Lighness by Italo Calvino in Six Memos for the next Millenium: “It is a melancholy of mine own compounded … Continue reading

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