Different Types Of Meditation Change Different Areas Of The Brain

What kinds of mental activities are capable of actually changing the brain? written by Alice Walton Forbes  edited by O Society Mar 7, 2019 When promises of bolstered IQ and enhanced brain function via specially-designed "brain games" fizzle out, what's next? Meditation/mindfulness training accumulate impressive evidence, which suggests suggests such practices can and do change not … Continue reading Different Types Of Meditation Change Different Areas Of The Brain

Zones of Indeterminacy: Art, Body, and Politics in Daoist Thought

In ‘Zones of Indeterminacy: Art, Body and Politics in Daoist Thought’, Peng Yu foregrounds the concept of Xu from Zhuangzi’s philosophical writings, and relates this to questions about the political body. Xu refers to a Daoist notion of ambiguity, though it remains ambiguous as to how to fully define the term. The article explores its … Continue reading Zones of Indeterminacy: Art, Body, and Politics in Daoist Thought

Buddhism and self-deception

How can I logically manage to deceive myself? Buddhist thought offers a way out of the philosophical paradox by Katie Javanaud  Aeon Jan 24, 2019 Self-deception seems inescapably paradoxical. For the self to be both the subject and the object of deceit, one and the same individual must devise the deceptive strategy by which they are hoodwinked. … Continue reading Buddhism and self-deception