quiz 5 - HUMA 201(A) Study Guide for Quiz # 5 Age of...

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HUMA 201(A) Study Guide for Quiz # 5 Age of Aquarius a time of great peace (New Age utopia) Astrology belief that the orientation of planets at the time of one’s birth and location of that birth predicts individual’s future and personality Aura an energy field radiated by the body Calculability emphasis on quantitative aspects of products sold and services offered Channeling a method similar to that used by spiritists in which a spirit of a long dead individual is conjured up Divination the use of various techniques to foretell the future Efficiency the optimum method for getting from one point to another Karma the good and bad deeds that we do adds and subtracts from our accumulated record Meditating a process of blanking out the mind and releasing oneself from conscious thinking Pantheism God is all that exists; God is at once the entire universe, and transcends the universe as well Predictability the assurance that products and services will be the same over time an din all locales Reincarnation after death, we are reborn and live another life as a human (cycle repeats itself many times) The role of the objective and the subjective in existentialism (Two forms of reality): Objective: world of material, of inexorable law, cause and effect, chronological time, flux, mechanism Subjective: world of mind, of consciousness, of awareness, of freedom, of stability The seven components of Eastern Pantheistic Monism 1. Atman is Brahman, that is, the soul of each and every human being is the soul of the cosmos 2. Some things are more one than others 3. Many (if not all) roads lead to the one 4. To realize one’s oneness with the cosmos is to pass beyond personality 5. To realize one’s oneness with the cosmos is to pass beyond knowledge. The principle of non-contradiction does not apply where ultimate reality is concerned 6. To realize one’s oneness with the cosmos is to pass beyond good and evil; the cosmos is
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