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There was a young man who said…


What is the use of asserting that things exist “independent of human observation”?   There was a young man who said “God, To you, it must seem very odd That a tree as a tree Simply ceases to be When … Continue reading

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Why is there ignorance?


Why does Brahman-Ātman deceive itself with Māyā, Avidyā, and Anātman? Why doesn’t consciousness simply manifest (in humans) with Vidyā, with innate knowledge of its true self from the beginning? Life is like a riddle or a play – it is … Continue reading

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Connection between spirituality and warriorship


A truly spiritual person is a seeker of/after truth… no matter what difficulties are in the way. For them truth is paramount and one is prepared to sacrifice everything for it. Needless to say courage is a distinctive mark: courage, … Continue reading

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Victim-centered society – my answer in Quora


Why are psychology and so many self-help ideologies perceived merely as blame-shifting gimmicks that are guilty of creating a “victim-centered society?”   I am not sure that psychology and self-help ideologies – and self-help books – are or ought to … Continue reading

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Can we live without technology?


How possible would it be for you to live without Technology? (From Quora) My answer. A given individual can live without technology – telephone, radio, TV, automobiles – but society in general can no longer go back (how far back?) … Continue reading

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Can Consciousness exist without time?


Can consciousness exist without time?  – My answer in Quora From the viewpoint of Advaita Vedanta (and I believe also zen and Dzogchen), time is not just something elusive, but ultimately unreal – only an idea or concept. The same … Continue reading

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Is everything said just an opinion? 


Is everything said just an opinion?  Mostly yes, except for mathematics, which is not theory-dependent. If you are appalled on reading this, wait a second. 1) All scientific statements are theory-dependent and subject to further developments in the empirical sciences. … Continue reading

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