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Contemporary Issues Human Mind Reptilian Mind

Why a Drastic Change To Our Way of Life Could Make Us More Human

(Or at Least Less Reptilian) Some of my strongest memories of daily life are from when I lived in a new place. Everything was different. Everything required my attention.   Buying groceries, doing laundry, going shopping—none of it could be done by routine. I couldn’t go about my business mindlessly, as I didn’t yet know what my business was. As a result, I had to be aware of my various activities. […]

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Personal

QM, Wisdom, and the PhD Degree

If we want to know in which direction our life is heading, then we should pay attention to what we are enthusiastic about. The word “enthusiasm” comes from the Greek en + theos: the God within. What we feel enthusiasm for is what inspires us to put forth our best efforts to achieve our goals against any odds. […]

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Contemporary Issues Profile Reptilian Mind

QM and the Infantile Mentality of Donald Trump

The quadrune mind model has little value if we cannot use it to describe what we see in the real world. To that end, we believe that we can use what the model tells us about reptilian minded individuals—those who live life from an infantile mindset focused on instinctual, behavioral survival—to better understand the behaviors […]

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Contemporary Issues Human Mind

QM and the End of the World

It looks like the world is having a nervous breakdown. It had seemed quite anxious for a while. What can the quadrune mind model of spirituality have to say about that? Does it matter if we continue our quest for spiritual awakening in such dismal times? Don’t we have enough to do just to survive? […]

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Emotional Mind Old Mammalian

QM and Ugliness as Evil

A pretty little girl, about five years old, was out shopping with her attractive, well-dressed mother. The mother, who appeared rather in a hurry, was trying to get the girl to go with her more quickly. The girl, whose energy seemed to be drooping, resisted her mother’s verbal and slightly physical encouragement. Mother insisted, the […]

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Foundational

QM and the Study Guide

On this website, you’ll find the Quadrune Mind Study Guide. This blog provides background information to better understand the development and meaning of the Study Guide as an aid to our quest for spiritual understanding. This review of the Study Guide follows the headings and sections found in the Study Guide. Quadrune Mind (page 1) […]

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Foundational Spirituality

QM as a Model of Spirituality

The quadrune mind model has several basic points of view of spirituality and how the spiritual life is lived by a Human Being. It is secular. The model does not divide reality into sacred and secular parts. Because the quadrune mind is a secular model of spirituality, it sees everything that exists as sacred. There […]