Love and Pain – A Map of Consciousness by Thaddeus Golas, author of The Lazy Man’s Guide to Enlightenment Pages. Language: English ISBN Of “Love and Pain,” his new book, American author Thaddeus Golas explained: “I wrote The Lazy Man’s Guide to Enlightenment in language that any reader of. In his note accompanying this essay, Thaddeus Golas wrote, “When you read Love is the action of being in the same space with other beings, which means.

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Understanding Pain – The Sun Magazine

It is the only sort of ad we can know with continuity. Pain is not a punishment. We can study it freely. Organisms feel pretty good, usually, within their walls of insulation, but they can feel only limited pleasure in relation to other organisms.

Jennifer rated it liked it Nov 27, There is no consciousness that can change the role of pain in a systems-reality. There is no way for a God to help us. The atoms also come and go: Desiree Finkbeiner marked it as to-read Llve 05, Your Cart Is Empty. Vigorous use of energy will not lead us away from pain, but only enmesh us deeper in it. To know thaddeuus nature of pain is to have the key to this human reality. It has unforeseen side-effects. There is no divine plan.


Pain is a necessary ingredient of systems survival.

The golxs is that widespread agreeability leads to social chaos. Essays, Memoirs, and True Stories Birthcharts: Even during times when we ourselves are temporarily free of pain, we are reminded to feel guilty about someone else in pain.

Understanding Pain

If a system is too agreeable, if it opts for pleasure, it disintegrates or becomes a different system. Space-conscious entities do not cause any specific events to happen and they are not responsible for our human existence or anything in our reality.

There is no grand consciousness that can govern the behavior of individual entities.

Betty rated it it was amazing Jun 04, I think love is the way. Xteria marked it as to-read May 14, I think our response to that knowledge should be something besides a pious faith in doing the right thing.

It accumulates endless details of information. We may preach and practice all the benevolence we golxs, but it is false to do so in the name of the spirit. It is everywhere in human life. For instance, when we understand that a component of a system feels good when it is walled-off and insulated from other systems, then we can cease the useless effort of urging people to blur into one identical mush.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It is not a weakness to feel pain. The cost of medical care multiplies much faster than the rate of inflation, and the children of the middle class inherit little wealth.


It hurts worse to try to escape the consciousness of pain. He described it as “a step beyond The Lazy Man’s Guideand perhaps a revision to it.

Do not try to run from pain. Throughout history, religious organizations have Well organized gooas similar in feel to The Lazy Man’s Guide to Enlightenmentthis sequel has fewer themes that resonate with me, however, I like the explanation of ‘local reality. Over the decades, along with the problem of working out the book’s concepts, I stewed over the difficulty of communicating them. Pain is not a mistake. Jennifer Kinjorski marked it as to-read Feb 16, What is the weakness of criminals but the insistence on instant gratification regardless of consequences?

Nothing that we do here on Earth has any consequence in afterlife or otherlife. Dan marked it as to-read Jan 21, So if you brood and decide not to print it, it is okay with me. That is all consciousness does, but it is enough.