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Three questions & answers


Three Q/A from QUORA (on brain, philosophy, QM, NDE, consciousness) How does the brain understand philosophy? M. The brain… understanding philosophy? My reply to this is similar to the one I gave recently to another question and which was based … Continue reading

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Two answers in Quora: 1)Consciousness; 2)The spiritual path


https://www.quora.com/What-do-you-consider-the-most-apt-definition-of-consciousness/answer/Alberto-Mart%C3%ADn-2?__nsrc__=4&__snid3__=3630072118  (been repeated here? – 98 upvotes) re  consciousness   https://www.quora.com/How-can-the-heart-soul-be-unhardened/answer/Alberto-Mart%C3%ADn-2  (spiritual path only way)  

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I. Metaphysics. 2. Is Advaita a trap?


My position is that everything is metaphysical   /www.quora.com/search?q=everything+is+metaphysical So, everything that exists is metaphysical, including language and thought: sticks and stones, trees, all bodies, etc.; IOW there is nothing that is ‘material’ or physical per se (which is a … Continue reading

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1) Knowledge and the Vedas; 2) Is everything metaphysical?


Do the Vedas really contain any advanced knowledge as so many people claim they do? (Quora) I would say the Vedas contain the most fundamental and ‘advanced’ knowledge there is, though usually portrayed  in the form of paradox (analogy, metaphor, story, … Continue reading

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Atman and suffering


  Does Advaita Vedanta acknowledge the existential reality of suffering and non-suffering occurring in Atman even after the spiritual liberation, or suffering becomes impossible in Atman after the spiritual realization? Alberto Martín, Contributor to Advaita Vision and own blog: ‘Unanimous … Continue reading

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Two Q&As in Quora


What is the difference between truly understanding/integrating a truth and the thinking mind coming to a conclusion that this truth is true? The second part of the question – ‘the thinking mind coming to a conclusion’ is reminiscent of Plato’s … Continue reading

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Debate lll


[A]  Religiones/Sistemas filosóficos/partidos políticos/ideologías/paradigmas/cosmovisiones     Son sistemas o marcos (‘frameworks’) categoriales (coherentes en sí mismos – ‘self-contained’) con conceptos/percepciones/axiomas/premisas bien definidos     En conflicto unos con otros (o ‘alternativas a elegir’)     Compuestos de verdades relativas. No postulados absolutos are  … Continue reading

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