Tag Archive | "Consciousness"

Meaning in Life and Why it Matters – Susan Wolf

Sunday, April 7, 2013

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Life is meaningful, Susan Wolf postulates, when “subjective attraction meets objective attractiveness.” Subjective attraction is “care(ing) deeply about some thing or things” and objective attractiveness is the measure of the worth of the thing or things for which an individual cares deeply.

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Sources of Meaning: Land

Sunday, May 6, 2012

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Land is a primary source of meaning, unlocking and enable construction of meaning.

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Economy of Meaning: Expanding Consciousness

Friday, April 8, 2011

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Expansion of consciousness, which comes about through creation and exchange of meaning, is the highest "good" that our economy produces. All other economic activities, in the end, serve this goal.

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Knitting, Bees & Social Dimensions of The Economy of Meaning

Saturday, February 26, 2011

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There are a group of women who gather weekly to knit at the local bookstore I hangout.  I had not thought much about this until recently NPR did an article on the resurgence of knitting. Funny thing was that I was also actively involved in another community, the Bee Guardians, which, though engaged in an […]

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Meaning and The Mountain: Mapping an Archetype in the Mind

Friday, February 25, 2011

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In my article about Mediating Physical Existence I refer to towers of meaning in our minds, with higher level meanings constructed on lower levels meanings in a tower like structure.  At the pinnacle of each tower a super meaning construct acts like a guiding beacon helping us navigate our lives. Such towers of meaning map […]

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Iranian History: A Story of Evolving Consciousness

Thursday, February 17, 2011

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Social consciousness has evolved through time, according to the Integral Theory of Ken Wilber (see A Brief History of Everything), and this evolution can be traced through distinctive stages. Viewing the development of Iran through these stages sheds an entirely new level of understanding on its history. First, lets outline the basic levels of consciousness. […]

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