Neil Kramer : Scars & Lamentations

http://neilkramer.com/roamcast-24-scars-lamentations/

“Very few have a spiritual path. Most have nothing at all, of course. Seeking the truth with all your heart is a black and white thing, it is absolute because you’re either doing it or you’re not. The light is on or off… It needs consistent and repeated experiential encounter. And it doesn’t matter what your circumstances are… At all times, you have, in front of you, everything necessary to develop and apply your spiritual understanding; at all times, in every hour of your life, if you wish…

The purest, deepest, life changing spiritual wisdom emanating direct from the divine is available to everyone at all times in equal measure should the individual choose to prepare their vessel of being to receive such wisdom. You must make the deep inner vow to stay here, to willfully choose to be here in this world and remain until the end, to give your life, to dwell intentionally here, and to not fantasize about escaping. Be here, and make it good. Make it worthwhile.” ~Neil Kramer

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“This episode features contemplations on: wintry beauty, strange work, is there enough time, lesson plans, everyone invited to know truth, how many lives do we get?, boiling things down, traveling in bubbles, what is love, what is humbleness, what is devotion to truth, witness of the inner spirit, persistent delusions, why people avoid reality, freedom to say anything, pretend grown ups, life’s intrinsic and immanent teaching.”

http://neilkramer.com/

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The Power of Emotional Agility & Why Discomfort is the Price of Admission to a Meaningful Life

https://www.richroll.com/podcast/susan-david-356/

“When we block or suppress or push aside emotions, we actually stop ourselves from being our most effective, successful beings.” ~Susan David, PhD

“The way we navigate our inner world – our everyday thoughts, emotions, and self-stories – is the single most important determinant of our life success. It drives our actions, careers, relationships, happiness, health; everything. For example: Do we let our self-doubts, failings, shame, fear, or anger hold us back? Can we be determined, persevering toward key life goals, but just as importantly, have the insight and courage to recognize when these goals are not serving us, and adapt?

According to this week’s guest, the key to successfully navigating our inner world isn’t immunizing ourselves against stress and setbacks. And it doesn’t involve ignoring uncomfortable feelings. Instead, it’s developing something called emotional agility – the teachable ability to confront difficult emotions, gain critical self-insight from these feelings, and ultimately use this newfound awareness to adaptively align our values with our actions and make changes to bring the best of ourselves forward…

[This is a conversation] about how and why our emotional landscape, the everyday thoughts and stories we often hide from the world and oftentimes ourselves, are the single most important determinant of life success. And why navigating life’s twists and turns with self-acceptance, clear-sightedness, and an open mind leads to empowerment and agency.

It’s about why we must overcome the urge to ignore difficult emotions and behaviors to instead face them willingly, as a neutral observer, with curiosity and kindness. It’s about identifying your core values as a path to willpower, resilience and effectiveness. And it’s about how developing this skill called emotional agility – essentially mastery over our emotions, thoughts and stories… But more than anything, this is a conversation about the perils of avoiding uncomfortable feelings. Because the tough emotions are the price we pay for a meaningful life.”

Susan David’s TED Talk: The Gift and Power of Emotional Courage.

Neil Kramer & Niles Heckman: Transmutation, The Divine Mysteries & The Path Of The Mystic

https://www.thehighersidechats.com/neil-kramer-niles-heckman-transmutation-the-divine-mysteries-the-path-of-the-mystic/

“[I]t’s easy to feel disenfranchised with our cog in the wheel society and the life sucking Empire perched above it. Draining us spiritually, emotionally, and in every other sense of the word. Stifling our innovation and development., and filling us with the aggressive indoctrination that if you seek a path outside of normalcy you will no doubt, crash and burn.

However, we still see some people outside of that cage who seem different: Freer, happier, enlightened and at peace – and we hear these outliers telling us that freedom is only a few brave choices away… that the Universe rewards the bold, and there isn’t much holding us back except our own fear. It’s a tough message to adopt, but there’s no denying the persistent call to tear down those cubical walls, shatter the shackles of the Empire, and orient our lives towards our True Will and the path of the Esoteric Tradition…

[Today, we’re joined by Neil Kramer,] a philosopher, teacher, and esotericist. His work focuses on spirituality, mysticism, and metaphysics. He is a faculty member at the Omega Institute in New York, where he teaches spiritual philosophy, mysticism, esoteric studies, and self-development… [W]e’re also joined by Niles Heckman. A talented film maker and documentarian who has worked on several projects in line with the spiritual path including his episodic series, “Shamans of the Global Village.”

Together, they’ve just released a new documentary entitled Transmutation. Written and Narrated by Neil and Directed by Niles, Transmutation is a documentary about becoming your best self, rejecting the Empire, discovering the beauty and dangers of a hidden spiritual path, and hearing from those who have transformed themselves by walking it.”

http://neilkramer.com/

Neil Kramer : Everything Under the Sun

http://neilkramer.com/roamcast-23-everything-under-the-sun/

“Most people in the world demonstrate that they prefer going with the sleepy program of mainstream hogwash than waking to the awesomeness of their own individual excellent life… They choose unknowing instead of knowing. They cannot be bothered to know anything about real politics, real society, real intellect, real sexuality, real freedom, real independence, real anything. How weird.

Still, there they are — driving around, doing things, going to church, going to work, listening to the news, eating things, buying things, saying things, and I look at them: are they really alive? Are they real? Are they our brothers and sisters? Should we look upon them without conceit and radiate our human compassion and understand that everyone is on a journey, everyone is on their own special journey, OR ARE THEY DEAD? Are they soulless? Are they non player characters (npc’s), artificial intelligences like in video games, there simply to fill out the landscape, following programs; no free will, no capacity to self determine?

When I was sixteen, I hated everyone.  And now, thirty years later, I still fucking hate everyone. The only difference is, now I know why. I understand the problem much better. I see how they damage and deprive themselves, and I hate that… My hate is a surge of care and sorrow, very human…

Our society is mentally ill, cracked, insane to all thinking feeling souls that move through it. What a peculiar training ground we are in. The land is good, the society is stupid. What a bizarre place.

How can we do something about that? By accepting the mystery of life, by moving deeper and deeper into the heart of reality, we begin to slowly dispel the madness. Our reason, our experience, the goodness of our presence brings order to everything it touches, in small ways and in massive ways. Our wisdom is in our footsteps. Sometimes that means tackling really difficult things, head on. We must never be scared to talk about anything — race, immigration, guns, violence, hate, education, families, sex, history, death. No political correctness, no censorship, simply to know what is true.” ~Neil Kramer

Neil Kramer – Life In The Age Of Horus

http://neilkramer.com/kramer-on-the-free-zone-life-in-the-age-of-horus/

“Human beings have chosen to live in falsehood on a massive scale, to follow the bad scriptures of mainstream culture.  And in so doing, have created Empire as this necessary administration of deceit…

All this drama about moronic sportsmen kneeling at anthems, people disrespecting flags, divisions between races, nuclear talk from North Korea, the constant global specter of terrorist bombings and shootings, the total fairy tale that the police are bad, that hospitals are good, that fake organizations, ‘grassroots organizations,’ are credible things, like Black Lives Matter; all this mayhem, all these lies, all these stories [are] absolute total fabricated fantasy.

Those fantasies are necessary for the people in the world who choose not to investigate reality for themselves.  People who cannot be bothered to discern and discriminate properly.  People who deny the actual living pulse of existence, who ignore the origins and nature of things, and instead simply want to choose from a menu – a menu of story lines – and they will choose one of these synthetic narratives that have almost no sense whatsoever to do with what is real… Just all prearranged, centrally approved propaganda, that’s what that is.

The men and women who participate in that are not necessarily aware of it, they are unconscious agents.  Always the best kind of agent, an unconscious one.  And the media, of course, are instructing them, especially CNN, BBC, NPR, New York Times, Washington Post, The Telegraph in England, The Guardian in England, The Economist, and then websites Politico, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Buzzfeed, Bloomberg, all these hideous, hideous vehicles of dishonor — total misinformation…

They are, most of them, even unaware that they are simply telegraphing and championing the messages of imperialist collectivist philosophy… Imperial Socialism.” ~Neil Kramer

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http://freemantv.com/life-in-the-age-of-horus-neil-kramer/

Neil Kramer : This Voluptuous Province

http://neilkramer.com/roamcast-22-this-voluptuous-province/

“Most people enter into spirituality as a lifestyle choice… People pretending to live spiritually, even to themselves, but who really are just adopting a fashion, going through the motions, however diligently, however long or short.  No inferno, no phoenix, no dark cavern, no harnessing, no cultivation,  no transformation.

So, it is with each passing year, I feel more and more, through meeting thousands of people across the world, that the true spiritual impulse embodied as a daily transmutational method is incredibly rare

People choose falsehood because it is easier

Are we to worry about judgment, discrimination, prejudice…?  No…  We are merely observing demonstrated behavior.  We ignore the words, we focus only on action. Being. The established evolutionary path of one person; how they have changed, how they have grown, matured, deepened. How they have attained equilibrium in their moment by moment being, and how they have attained alignment in their home, work, and fellowship.  These things can be judged very simply because they are impossible to conceal – very visible and prominent in a person’s life.  Only takes a few hours, maybe a few days, or at longest, a few weeks, to fairly establish the actuality of where someone is at. How they choose to live, how they evolve, or how they stay the same

Total quality judgment necessary… A conscious act of astute discrimination, essential to the spiritual human.  A crystal clear lens through which we may magnify all that is good and bad, and then make a decision. And we ought to use this magnificent instrumentation on ourselves a thousand times more than we ever turn it toward anyone else. The more we hone the seeing of our own internal state, the more we can comprehend what is outside, what is in the hearts of others

We are seeking to discern the authenticity of someone’s actions.  We want to know who is doing it for real; who has learned that, in transforming oneself in devotion to spirit, the secrets of the world are revealed – one by one.  In such a person, the wisdom is in their footsteps, not words.” ~Neil Kramer (Roamcast 22)

Neil Kramer : Population Weaponization

http://neilkramer.com/parapolitical-surgery-on-freeman-tv/

Neil Kramer talks to Freeman, host of Freeman TV.

“Discernment arises from, let’s say, 10 percent knowledge that is learned, that’s scholarly study information, but 90 percent, 90 percent, personal experience. That is: getting out in the world, speaking to people, listening, making mistakes, getting it wrong, collapsing, having triumphs, fostering excellence, forming friendships, knowing love. Life. Real life. How to conduct yourself. How to communicate. All of that juicy, fascinating foundation of life… That stuff is easy over the period of 100 years, if you’re left to it.

But if you go to school and college and then work, you miss all of it. You never get to sharpen that discernment through living because you can’t have the time and energy within the pathetic rigid structures of imperial education and commerce; they’re not there. So the system keeps people busy enough, too busy, that they’re always on this hamster wheel chasing around to simply – I mean, why are people doing it? Shelter, transport, clothing, food, and a bit of leisure. Pathetic. Absolutely retched way of living…

It’s ironic that you can’t see it while you’re in it… The compulsion to engage in commerce is the big trick of society. It takes your time away and without time, it’s almost impossible to develop discernment… No time, no discernment.

If you do have time, and you can sit outside the system – which is everybody’s privilege in creation to do that, it’s not fortune or good luck, it doesn’t happen to you just by mistake; you have to build your bridge out of the system – if you do that, and if you have time, discernment will begin to arise. But, you have to generate that.

Most people are so hopelessly entangled in this treachery of commerce in life, which is put upon them since infancy, that they can’t summon up the clarity or the strength to even identify that there’s a problem in their life, let alone fix it and move on to better ways.”
~Neil Kramer

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http://freemantv.com/population-weaponization-neil-kramer/