Tag Archive: mind

Shallow Reform vs. Deep Reform

I’ve recently come off the end of a watchdog movement of a major institution, and have learned many lessons on the reality of power, and the oppression of marginalized perspectives. One such lesson is the distinction between shallow and deep reform. Shallow reform matches the reform zeitgeist without challenging power structure. It is in line with…
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Integrating Perspectives: A Worthy Challenge

The responsibility of integrating perspectives — ensuring that each perspective is accounted for in our heart and actions — is not for the faint of heart. It can sometimes be an arduous, grueling, and frustrating job, filled with confusion, paradox, and doubt. The responsibility involves self-reflecting on each and every decision we make, continuously and…
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Mind/Brain – Connection? Causation? Correlation?

Some claim that brain activity leads to mental experiences. And there appears to be tons of evidence describing this. This reflects the standard materialist, matter over mind perspective. Others claim that mental experiences lead to brain activity. And there appears to be tons of evidence describing this. This reflects the standard relativistic, mind over matter…
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