On rats and kittens – a strange psychological experiment, and lives wasted

A while ago I had the chance to participate in a strange psychological experiment conducted by a young man.  The premise of the experiment was simple.  The test subjects are to look at 30 pictures.  Looking at each picture would earn the subjects points that they may later spend on funny jokes they can read … More On rats and kittens – a strange psychological experiment, and lives wasted

Service to Others Vs. Service to Self – A new age dichotomy – Part 2

continued from part 1 Other than being designated as the bogey man creed, “Service to Self” does not get as much talk as “Service to Others”.  Indeed, Service to Self is often just brushed upon quickly as The Thing To Not Do, and left along.  In my view, there are times when a “Service to … More Service to Others Vs. Service to Self – A new age dichotomy – Part 2

Service to Others Vs. Service to Self – A new age dichotomy – Part 1

If you have spent any reasonable amount of time reading on topics related to alternative spirituality online, it’s inevitable that you would come across the topics of “Service to Others” and “Service to Self” as creeds one would/should live by.  Both creeds have fairly self-explanatory definitions, but the more interesting issue comes from the reasons … More Service to Others Vs. Service to Self – A new age dichotomy – Part 1