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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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You are your thoughts!

Here are some comments on a couple of popular slogans within contemporary spiritual circles, namely the ideas that “you are not your thoughts”, that “identification with form is wrong”, and that “all thinking is evil”. There might be differences in interpreting these words, but something is implicitly missing or not quite right with these statements.
In contrast to many others, i refuse to speak about life in absolute terms because we are all living in the relative world, and because i do not believe that any human being is able to reach or embody or represent the absolute within space and time. Continue reading