Category Archives: Mysticism

Commentary on Ennead I.4 – Well-Being

Plotinus makes perfect sense if you take the time to think about what he is saying. To attain ultimate well-being is an out of this world experience. It’s about being in eternity opposed to existing in time. Rather than getting … Continue reading

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Plotinus – Light of Light

The passages used in this video help to convey a vivid representation of a spiritual realm not known through the senses. Such heights require a certain kind of intellect or theoretical wisdom by which to grasp such eternal principles. Some … Continue reading

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THAT SILENT LOGOS

Click on the image above to feel the Poet breathe soul into his art. Recorded in nature on top of Mount Scio in its natural form; i.e. in its original dawning through mind. Whereas the written version below was trimmed … Continue reading

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LIFE (PLAY-DOH FOR THE MIND)

For your unique palate and edification, a cup of tea with a mild Neoplatonic flavour and a twist of Lila from the Vedic tree, no need for sweetener to take the edge off, it is best to contemplate this experience with … Continue reading

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An Overview of Plotinus’ Thought

“To the degree the soul goes toward the formless, being completely unable to comprehend it because it is not defined or stamped, so to speak, by a richly coloured stamp, she slides off and is frightened that she may have … Continue reading

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Evolution of the Western Mind

An Introduction to The Passion of the Western Mind (Understanding the ideas that have shaped our world view) The Passion presents a concise narrative history of the Western world view beginning with the ancient Greeks. The aim of this book … Continue reading

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PLOTINUS – WHAT IS SOUL

For Plotinus our prior life as soul was in spirit but not in the way that we now perceive ourselves with flesh and blood, but as a oneness of sorts with spirit itself. So why would soul in its right … Continue reading

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For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.

Whether our values line up with natural law or principles such as fairness, respect, kindness, integrity and honesty, we nevertheless find ourselves at odds with one another and the world at large. Do we change our core values to adapt … Continue reading

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Platonic Dialogue – For the modern day soul.

Here resides the beginning & end of platonic dialogue. This is philosophy for the everyday person. The trial and death of Socrates is one of the most cherished stories within the western world. It is a classic that remains forever … Continue reading

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Arthur Schopenhauer – Upanishads – Random Selections

In light of the Upanishads… The World as Will and Representation – Vol 1 – Random Selections. By Arthur Schopenhauer. Translated and edited by Judith Norman, Alistair Welchman & Christopher Janaway. Narrated & adapted for video by Jason Youngman. Click … Continue reading

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