2013 list of the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People.

2013 list of the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People.

Watkins’ Mind Body Spirit magazine publishes the 100 Most Spiritually Influential Living People list on an annual basis.   Here is the link to the just released full list.

The Tale of Alexander and Diogenes

The Tale of Alexander and Diogenes

There is a famous and almost certainly apocryphal story about the cynic philosopher, Diogenes, which was related to us by Plutarch. As you know, Diogenes believed in the mastery of the self.  He was considered to be eccentric and did outlandish things such as walking about Athens in the daytime with a lit lamp, ‘looking for an honest man.’ In...

What is illusion?

What is illusion?

I will begin by asking, what is illusion? It’s used in rituals. Is paradox an example of illusion? Escher’s work, it seems to me, is mostly paradoxical. Oh, indeed. It is a deep, even pivotal element of illusion. Something that appears one way but is another. Escher did a lot of illusion. Stairs going up, but if you walked them you went nowhere. Well,...