Hi everyone!My name is Oliver and I'm from Germany, probably the only country in the world where the government collects church tax on behalf of the two big churches which is not the only "sin"…Continue
"Magical thinking isn't necessarily a bad thing. From the article:
You wouldn't want to be at the skeptic end of the spectrum anyway. "To be totally 'unmagical' is very unhealthy," says Peter Brugger, head of…"
"Isn't this just a lot of cage rattling for the sake of cage rattling? Stop feeding the trolls and they perish. I mean, we all already know if you step on a crack in the pavement your mother ain't going to slip a disc over it."
"I'm pleased to note that most of the assertions in that article and others like it, don't apply to me. I never think magically. There are a couple of things mentioned that apply to me, but I don't see how they can be…"
"I don't know... I tend to think blind faith is entertaining chaotic spirituality. Spirituality when it has a real focus (ie. Zen) is a fantastic thing. However, I do believe once you base spiritualist ideas on intangible things then…"
"What a bunch of maroons. I never have been superstitious, except for what was ingrained into me connected with religion. Since I rejected religion, I've been fee to accept only what can be proven.
I don't know why anyone would…"
"Raised personal awareness of a situation, that's exactly it. Of course, it can be done by anything based on mindfulness and it certainly doesn't involve a supernatural power. Some go running or do some gardening."