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Philosophy

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Intention is Cause!

Posted in Philosophy on December 20th, 2007.

Have you ever in your life felt that you had a so strong intention that you just know that nothing can stop you from achieving or reaching a certain thing? In the elite organization I worked in during 1999-2004 we received mental training how to achieve this mental state. For me after leaving this organization [...]

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24 Qualities That Geniuses Have in Common

Posted in Philosophy on December 20th, 2007.

I am reposting here an excellent article that I first read about 5 years ago. It was first printed by the National Enquirer in 1980 and later reprinted and re-distributed by L. Ron Hubbard (source). I have read it many times since then and I feel I just need to share it, it has worked [...]

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Life As a Game of Chess

Posted in Philosophy on December 20th, 2007.

You might have seen in my earlier essays that I like to see life as though it was a game. Now I want to compare life as if it would be a game of chess. I think of it as I am representing the white and black is what I have to overcome in order [...]

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My Philosophical Beliefs

Posted in My Philosophical Essays on April 13th, 2007.

I met some trouble recently trying to explain my philosophical standpoint as there are no term in the field of metaphysics nor philosophy that would properly describe it. The closest I get is “supernatural libertarianism” but who understands that? And it is still not a good term to use for my view of the world. [...]

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Why Do I Believe in the Human Spirit?

Posted in My Philosophical Essays on January 22nd, 2007.

How come a rational guy like me believe in spirits (souls)? Actually I believe more in the fact that the human spirit exist than the sun rises tomorrow. I believe that you are your own spirit and you control your body like a tool and that you reincarnate when you need a new body. Why? [...]

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Self-employment the way to go

Posted in General,My life,Tips For Success on July 25th, 2006.

I have just read one of the recent articles by Steve Pavlina: 10 Reasons You Should Never Get a Job I really recommend it but I want to say that it is not as simple as it might look like. Steve is talking about making a living out of blogging and I can tell you [...]

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You are able to earn 10K in one hour work

Posted in General,Philosophy on April 24th, 2006.

You don’t need anyone’s permission to believe you can come up with an idea that you can implement in less than an hour that will earn you an extra $10,000. Such ideas are naturally plentiful, but you won’t notice them until you adopt the right mindset. That’s right. Adopt the right mindset. Quoted from: How [...]

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Interesting article on the value of time

Posted in Philosophy on March 6th, 2006.

This article is not written by me but I like it and post it here. Article source: MoralStories.net article 120 Title: Have you been to the bank Imagine there is a bank that credits your account each morning with 86,400. It carries over no balance from day to day. Every evening deletes whatever part of [...]

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Cause or Effect: The Choice is Yours

Posted in Tips For Success on January 22nd, 2006.

Article by TipsForSuccess.org Every aspect of your life comes under two categories: things you are at cause over and things you are the effect of. You can be at cause over your job, relationships, habits, money and future . . . or you can be effect of those things.

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Who Is Your Best Friend?

Posted in Tips For Success on January 22nd, 2006.

Article by TipsForSuccess.org Who is potentially your greatest enemy? Terrorists? Bad bosses or bad employees? Unfriendly drivers on the freeway? Actually, none of them.

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What one Dianetics book did in Siberia

Posted in Dianetics on December 18th, 2005.

This is an incredible true story of what one single book could do in Siberia. It is some interesting reading.

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What is freedom?

Posted in My Philosophical Essays on December 12th, 2005.

Do you know what real freedom is? Does anybody know what it is? Is it possible to know it? Well, let’s discuss From my own philosophical studies on this subject on works written in 1954 by Mr Hubbard (golden essay Trapped) I came to understand this subject much better and I would like to brief [...]

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Double intelligence, how would it be?

Posted in My Philosophical Essays on December 12th, 2005.

Some years ago I remember that I had to get some inspiration for my sci-fi writing. I was kind of surveying some friends of mine who also studied philosophy about how a being with the double intelligence of man would operate. How would a being with let say 350 IQ operate? I was mentioning means [...]

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Poem: Something Special

Posted in Philosophy,Poems on December 4th, 2005.

There was a very special matter and some special supreme forces. Something happened and the matter exploded. The supreme forces then evolved the exploded matter into systems of an infinite amount of shining balls. Some of these shining balls were more special than others and there were especially one that came to have a very [...]

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My Viewpoint on Trust

Posted in Essays,My Philosophical Essays on December 4th, 2005.

“On the day we can fully trust each other, there will be peace on Earth.” – L. Ron Hubbard, Writer and Philosopher What is trust? What is the definition for this very often sensitive, unspoken subject? The Longman dictionary defines it the following way:

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What is time?

Posted in Essays,My Philosophical Essays on December 4th, 2005.

What is time? Often the immediate concept that comes to mind is a clock, watch or a calendar, but what really is time? This is perhaps a very confused subject and you often hear: “I have no time.”, “Time is money.”, “I need to be on time” and so on. And for example the Einstein [...]

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Theory on How to Become a Genius

Posted in My Philosophical Essays on November 25th, 2005.

EDIT: April 30, 2006: This essay was written by me in a day 2 years ago. It was never modified or revised and it contains errors in the english language. It is also highly influenced by Scientology, a religion I then was part of but I have partly left that since then. A proper revision [...]

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Jims’ Three Laws of Logic Behind Looking

Posted in My Philosophical Essays on May 3rd, 2004.

As it starts to be a tradition for a great Sci-Fi writer to have established their own three laws, (Asimov, Clark etc.) I have done the same. As I am a philosophical fiction writer, my three laws are about the logic behind looking. What is true is that which you have seen yourself. In order [...]

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Insight on Purpose

Posted in My Philosophical Essays on April 23rd, 2004.

I recently realized something about purpose that was very nice for me. I saw that behind everything you do there is a purpose, a purpose behind that exact action. There is nothing done for no purpose, you can always find out the purpose behind something being done. The purpose does not always have to be [...]

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My Dream

Posted in Essays,My Plans,Philosophy on January 29th, 2004.

It is in my belief that creation, imagination, future-speculations and demonstrations concerning the deep philosophical questions are a much higher activity of man and I consider it one of his superior virtues. That field is Science Fiction – and that is why I am a Sci-Fi writer. If man would spend some more time communicating [...]

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Realization on Interest

Posted in My Philosophical Essays on August 30th, 2003.

I just recently made a realization about interest. As I have been writing I have been sending my work to my father and mother. I have also been telling to other people some stories etc. But how do I know if the person is really interested or only says so to not hurt me. Then [...]

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Rules, Good or Bad?

Posted in My Philosophical Essays on April 18th, 2003.

I recently made some speculations about rules for a group and realized something. I had for several years had the idea that Directives, Policy and rules is not good and only for them who “are not clever enough”. I had the idea that it is much better to operate on logic and that the person [...]

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My Input on Theories About Intelligence by Isaac Asimov

Posted in My Philosophical Essays on February 2nd, 2003.

I have studied the works of Isaac Asimov and I do admire his stories which inspired me a lot in my own writings. But I became a bit disappointed when I found out that Asimov has a materialistic viewpoint. In one of his essays he laid out that if mankind would be replaced by robots [...]

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