"I think I would hang up the phone. As far as I am concerned anyone can say anything they want to about me as long as I don't have to hear it. If they are saying it to me then we have an opening to resolve what the difference may be.…"
"Matthew, I understand a little of what you are going through. After my mom married my step-dad she changed into a completely different person. It took time for that change to occur. It has gotten to the point that I don't…"
"1)how did we get here? That question is still being worked on. We have the evolution part nailed down pretty good. And we are making progress on figuring out how life can spontaneously emerge.
2)why are we here? "Why" is…"
"Hello Michael. Thanks for your insite on the matter of things happening at times which are beyond anybody's control. I agree, positive oufcomes are mostly planned for events. I am there to help support my ageing parents- now just my mom. But…"
"From personal experience, it took me years to not experience that tightening in the throat when I thought about my father after his death. The funny thing is that when I first heard of his death, I was immediately concerned about how our…"
"I just hope things are cool between your wife and yourself. The rest don't matter that much since you don't live with them anyway. You can think of this experience as the shattering of one more illusion.
"She may be avoiding the real scary issue of whether or not we have free will. This is a very disturbing thought. We have to function and make decisions as if we, at the very least, have control over our actions. In reality we may…"
"Welcome to the forum David. I remember reading Demian much later in life. Unfortunately, the book didn't touch on anything new for me. I have been revisiting books that I have read 25 to 30 years ago to see how the story has…"
Hello Michael. Thanks for your insite on the matter of things happening at times which are beyond anybody's control. I agree, positive oufcomes are mostly planned for events. I am there to help support my ageing parents- now just my mom. But we're not that close due to religious overtones on her part. Everybody gets to be who they are just the same however.