October 2018 - The Hermit Bo
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Month: October 2018

Plato’s Cave Allegory How Do We Perceive the World Around Us

Plato’s Cave Allegory How Do We Perceive the World Around Us

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PLATO'S ALLEGORY OF THE CAVE (FROM PLATO'S "REPUBLIC", BOOK VII, 514a-c to 521a-e)[ Note : interpolated comments in green ] And now, I said, let me show in a figure how far our nature is enlightened or unenlightened : -- "Behold ! , human beings living in a underground den, which has a mouth open towards the light and reaching all along the den. Here they have been from their childhood, and have their legs and necks chained so that they cannot move, and can only see before them, being prevented by the chains from turning round their heads. Above and behind them a fire is blazing at a distance, and between the fire and the prisoners there is a raised way; and you will see, if you look, a low wall built along the way, like the screen which marionette players have in front of them, over whic...
What is Spiritual Balance and Life Balance?

What is Spiritual Balance and Life Balance?

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  Spiritual balance and life balance are an understanding of being content in your material world as well as your spiritual world. Think of this balance as an integer chart, if you are too far too the left then you are buried in material, if you are too far to the right then you're head may be in the clouds and are unable to complete your duty in this world. 1. Mind, Body and Soul Spiritual balance - to understand how to achieve┬áspiritual balance in life, we have to first understand what elements in ourselves we have to work on to get to that place. Remember balance is found within not without. Our entire presence on this earth is made up of these three simple things. Mind, body and soul. Think of it like this, It is our body which feeds our mind. So therefore we have to trea