Karl’s Articles

Karl’s Articles

The Evil Within

True feeling and compassion comes through unprejudiced observation and objectivity. This is not a scientific precept. It is a deep respect for the facts of the moment, the details of suffering whether of one's own or another's. A truly spiritual person brings this healing objectivity to every moment, with an [...]

Annihilation Anxiety

There is an extreme group today, a large percentage of the population that suffers from annihilation anxiety. Their entire existence is predicated on others victimization and suffering. There is a moral sadism associated with that. The truth is, my emancipation from my suffering and victimhood rests in my hands, and [...]

Hatred And Misunderstanding

Hatred and misunderstanding occurs when someone attacks you in a severe and undeserved manner. For most of us, it’s one of the most painful emotional experiences we encounter. Not only are you the subject of a very personal kind of venom, the accusations are not true (hence the “misunderstanding”). Most [...]

Eternal Consciousness

When self-consciousness binds us to the illusion of space and time then we are doomed to repeat the karmic cycles of cosmic manifestation. Pain and suffering become the way of life. Subconsciousness is the agency through which egoic personality is transformed. The active agency or power at work is the [...]

Envy, Gossip, And Impotent Rage

Today’s pop culture, the likes and selfies of social media breed a culture cut off from life that leads to unmitigated narcissism and envy. Gossiping is a sure sign you are asleep and part of a powerful self-destructive myth, named by Freud “Destrudo,” a misdirection of the libido and creative [...]

Enlightening The Shadow

"One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. The latter procedure, however is disagreeable, and therefore not popular." Carl Jung We are not just what we think we are. We are also what we think we are not. Each of us forms [...]

Dynamic Inversion

This tool helps you control your impulses for immediate gratification. This may include food, drugs, sex, etc. we all have emotional habits that are gratifying in subtle ways and yet that weaken us. The most common examples are projecting our anger out on others or “spilling” our anxieties out on [...]

Defense Mechanisms

How can you communicate with people who seem to be out of touch with reality and rational thought? Once you understand why these people behave so irrationally, you can communicate more effectively with them. PROJECTION A neighbor was insistent that people have no right to carry firearms because he didn't [...]

Budha’s Wisdom

Siddhartha Gautama, known as the Buddha, or "Enlightened One," died in 480 B.C. his wisdom lives on. "Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment." "Nothing ever exists entirely alone; everything is in relation to everything else." "Believe nothing, [...]

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