Since its introduction to Western culture, Eastern martial arts powerfully captured attention of public.
Bruce Lee made martial arts very famous in the U.S. and Hollywood recreate stories of betrayal and revenge in which protagonist making incredible actions would kill his enemies, just like old cowboy westerns.
Today we see how martial arts have been included within sports, so elements like competition and physical activity, essential in sports activities have become important but very unnatural parts of martial arts.
But not only have become a sport activity, also an entertainment show that emphasizes all aspects that could get attention. Very far from what really martial arts are.
If we take the word ART, we see that meaning is not related to competition or entertainment. Art is a form of expression of an inner experience related with beauty. Read More…
“Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.”
Speaking about FATE is very complex. Although I have spoken of this topic in post titled ABOUT OURSELVES AND FATE, this time I would like to approach in a different way.
If you talk about fate, you have to think about FREEDOM. If destiny is written down in all smallest details, it would mean that everything we think, feel and do (or not) is previously written in some sort of cosmic book that push us to follow it, so we don’t have freedom to change this fate.
Therefore, if tomorrow I decide to stay sleeping in my bed instead of going to office, it means I am justified, because will be my fate to sleep in a working day. Read More…
It’s been a while since my last post in thinking for answers.
Doesn’t mean I haven’t been writing, because it has been the opposite.
Last two months I’ve been finishing a very important project for me, my first book.
It’s a small book, but with a deep meaning; it’s true that a writer puts his soul into everything he writes, but in this case I share parts of my life that usually never say; happy and sad parts, which allowed me to be who I am right now.
I was 19 when I discovered Carl Gustav Jung’s INDIVIDUATION PROCESS. Was not exactly a very happy time of my life; I was carrying a past full of hate, especially towards me. Read More…
When I say sacred I mean those elements that can’t be tainted by what is unbalanced and push us to make our low expressions.
Since Emperor Constantine in 313 AD legalized Christian religion by Milan Edict, made Christianity official religion of the Roman Empire. Europe lived within context of Christian religion as the only reference for many centuries.
It was not until nineteenth century, with the rise of positivism and the emergence of evolutionary theories in Industrial Revolution context, when by first time creationist thesis sustained by Christian Religion was successfully challenged.
Dogma without meaning was successfully fought, but the negative effect was to create a break in the human psyche of the Western Hemisphere
The unconscious is far from rational and in fact human being’s nature is symbolic; ceremonies of different religions always served to generate a contact with our unconscious and maintain a healthy psyche. Read More…