*Dear reader, if you are interested in doing Proust’s Questionnaire, you can find a blank document on Thewriterpractice.com. And to learn more about the context in which Proust’s questionnaire originally appeared, have a go on Openculture.com
This particular Questionnaire is insightful for who intends to do it seriously. It’s also a great way to kick in a moral inventory of oneself! Meanwhile, that’s what I’ve discovered about my self… Continue reading
Recently, a sentence came to my ear, “what if religion is a misinterpreted astrological allegory?” Well, that is what I was always compelled to think: “The bible is an astrotheological literary hybrid”. Myself, I always referred to god and the son as being an analogy to the universe and the sun (our star). This was actually the faith that was held by many ancient religions; they knew that we are made of stardust and they knew that the consciousness was a universal field of vibrant energy. Ancient wisdom didn’t hold blind beliefs, instead, it held a tangible faith acquired through mystical experience: meditation was the root of all knowledge. Continue reading
Recently I went to visit the national Art Gallery of New South Wales and I never thought I would feel that way. First I wandered from a theme to another theme, unconsciously bypassing the conventional circuit offered to the average tourist. I didn’t think, nor expect nothing in particular but simply to enjoy myself for an hour or two. Naturally I very much appreciated some of the paintings exposed on the walls. A little after I would realise and be surprised that the paintings were disposed in specific rooms relating to their respective period of creation. Continue reading
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I thought I would share my philosophical exercise on the film: “The Vow” (2012). The transcript might be slightly different from the original since I typed it out directly from hearing the voices of the movie. This descriptive text presents a selection of dialogues that I found highly interesting, to which I added some connections I made to philosophical views, to the question of what is the ‘essence’ of the human reality?
Leo & Paige just got married. After a car accident Paige is left unconscious and when she awakes she doesn’t remember anything about the past five years of her life. Of course, she doesn’t remember Leo as well. Worse, her parents use this event as a perfect occasion to try to get back their daughter which had left them five years ago. Leo warns Paige that she “should be careful about their real intentions”. Continue reading