Category Archives: meditation

The blurry shape of things to come

So, finally, after another year of non-activity on this website, things are starting to move again. It all comes along fairly slowly, but still i proceed at a steady pace. What follows is a summary of work in progress.

For starters, my returning readers will have probably noticed that i have totally refurbished the layout of ontoscopy.net.
It is now fully responsive for smartphones and tablets, and should provide a better reading experience overall. Continue reading

On my way to the marketplace

After a very long hiatus from writing, i am getting back on track, starting with this lengthy explanation.

A lot has happened in my personal life the past two years, primarily the discovery of my gender fluidity and the ongoing recovery from serious health issues. I guess a lot of people over the years have wondered what happened to me, why all my artistic endeavors dried up, why i haven’t posted new articles on this website, etc.
Below you can find some answers, and the announcement of my inevitable comeback. For those who are getting worried already, you shouldn’t be. This is a positive story.
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Creativity of being

Most people associate the word “creativity” solely with artists ( painters, musicians, writers, actors, … ), the “creative segment” of society. Nowadays it is  also widely used in corporate environments, politicians talk about it, schools and academic institutions pretend to promote it, and i am stating that this is a serious reduction of what creativity could be in our lives as a whole.
We barely touch upon the most valuable level of creativity, namely our basic ways of thinking and living.
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A necessary silence

Since there have been no new meditations on this website since April, one might think that the ontoscopy project is bleeding to death. On the contrary, there is new stuff in the pipeline. I have not written anything substantial for a number of reasons, which i shall now point out. Continue reading

The mystery of insight

There are still a lot of common concepts that science cannot properly explain up to this day. “Time” and “consciousness” are perhaps the most intriguing, and i doubt if we’ll ever get to fully explain them. At the same time i also feel that it does not matter that much, because i don’t think an explanation would radically affect our way of living and thinking. The same can be said about the concept of “insight”, something we all have experienced but which is rarely explicitly addressed. Continue reading