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Musing Mind by Oshan Jarow - 2M ago

Life is a brief moment of consciousness bookended on both ends by complete oblivion. If sentience devolves into tedium, we’re doing it wrong.

The post Kinks in Consciousness appeared first on Musing Mind.

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What is philosophy after the internet? On the ecology of consciousness...

The post What If We Already Know How to Live? appeared first on Musing Mind.

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Musing Mind by Oshan Jarow - 4M ago

With time, most lives become containers themselves, holding our bandwidth of experience and attention into particular patterns, particular sets of routine activities, particular habits of daydreaming, posture, and breathing.

The post Containers, Physical & Mental appeared first on Musing Mind.

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Is the universe infinite, or just really big? Either way, it doesn’t make any sense, and we're just confused, sentient skin-bags.

The post Is the Universe Infinite, or Just Really Big? appeared first on Musing Mind.

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Musing Mind by Oshan Jarow - 4M ago

Modernity is eroding our capacity for leisure, intangibly impoverishing our livelihood. A leisurely revolution might help reclaim freedom from compulsion.

The post A Leisurely Revolution appeared first on Musing Mind.

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Musing Mind by Oshan Jarow - 5M ago

What more could awakening be than an ever-present gratitude for the startling fact that we’re here at all, awake to life rather than asleep in nothingness?

The post Literature of Awakening appeared first on Musing Mind.

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Musing Mind by Oshan Jarow - 5M ago

A tapestry woven of consciousness, philosophy, psychedelics, culture, and capitalism, all in service of seeing philosophy as an ongoing practice for rebirth

The post Culturing Consciousness appeared first on Musing Mind.

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Musing Mind by Oshan Jarow - 5M ago

The shrimp's mystery is chilled oxygen coursing through my veins, reinvigorating my nervous system; my sense of being alive reopens to impossible horizons

The post On Shrimp & Mystery appeared first on Musing Mind.

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I suspect we’ve learned to savor the fragmentary surges and jolts of experiences, rather than the neutral, ever-present, miraculous fact of experience itself...

The post On Some Terrors of Nothingness appeared first on Musing Mind.

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Musing Mind by Oshan Jarow - 7M ago

Truth without practice is impotent, and practice without truth is blind - an essay on discerning what 'works' to enrich our lives...

The post When Truth Doesn’t Work appeared first on Musing Mind.

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