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Mousetrap for the ‘devil’

July 5th, 2015 · No Comments


The mindfulness fad is an experiment in progress: what will happen when millions start to meditate. Let’s be democratically open minded but acknowledge the sneers in the background from esoterically connected so/and/so’s…
The link above is about a meditation of mine (I know absolutely nothing about meditation) in which two levels set a ‘mouse trap for the devil’ (not a literal reference). You can fool your mind as it tries to fool you by doing two meditations interleaved (as long as it does get too complicated so you are distracted by the non-method). You can catch yourself watching mechanical meditation with an unsettling realization your ‘meditation’ is robotic.
This exercise can be useful here. Let us be praiseworthy of the heavens and cosmic destinies that meditation is entering a massive larger population. But we can also meditate over our meditations and watch to see if any mechanical elements enter a public mediation cult. Since they enter private esoteric meditation cults the issue is a no-brainer so let’s be compassionate and encourage massive pop meditation cults, with reservations…

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