Mysticism and Magic Excludes Spiritualism

I wont claim to be an expert in the practices of mysticism or the religions that observe them. Many people observe mysticism even though they don’t associate to it religiously. I know many Christians who read Horoscopes. I know people of all sorts who see mystics, paid psychics, etcetera.

Its my observation that mysticism debunks and removes spiritualism from the equation.

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Why Mere Tolerance is Good

Tolerance isn’t completely bad. It can be thought of as a virtue, too. I must concede that much… and this is why:

If you train in your life to accept and embrace differences and feel no animosities whatsoever, it does speak highly of you to some degree. That is the point of the blog entry: “Why Tolerance is Bad“.

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Why Tolerance is Bad

What does it mean to “tolerate?”

To me it means to simply “accept without confrontation,” or something to that effect. The definition I am using is not Webster’s but it is how most people in our society chose to use the word in context.

I’m sure you have your own unique definition, but it’s pretty much the same philosophy. It all comes down to the assumption that there is a fundamental difference or issue that “needs tolerating.”

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Is it “PC”, or Political Correctness?

I’m against the whole Politically Correct fad. There is no such thing.

The phrase “mentally retarded” was once PC. Sure, there are more accurate ways of labeling specific legitimate conditions. But it amounts to the same. Each and every PC term we currently have will eventually make it into pop culture and as a standardized term… and from there, it will become an offensive word.

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Why Prejudice and Stereotyping is Good

I think generalizing and prejudices are healthy.

I think it is essential to learning and growing… an integral part of human intellect… the ability to notice and extrapolate patterns in seemingly unpredictable and inconsistent chaos. Every scientific hypothesis is a presupposition, a prejudice, that gets proven or dis-proven in scientific experimentation… they are formed when we take many separate observations and induce a connection that may or may not exist; and we often utilize the irrational imagination to derive testable rationalizations and connections.

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