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Conversation with ‘H’ – 4


First, I agree with you concerning technical vocabulary (including Sanskrit!); it really is not required, normal English being sufficient for understanding, I should say, any subject matter, though there are terms from another language which don’t have a direct correspondence … Continue reading

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Conversation with H – Cont.


12.3.16 In my previous comments as a preliminary reply to H – taking into consideration his   scruples on the use of language and of certain anthropomorphic-sounding expressions in particular – I accepted that much of the language in Eastern texts … Continue reading

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Conversation with H (Knower, Witness)


H. ‘… as regards the somewhat artificial distinction (ontologically speaking) that I make between awareness and consciousness, then this is something I do of my own choosing, accepting that there is an objectless state of mind that cannot correctly be … Continue reading

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Consciousness, science (NDEs), and philosophy


Debate In Quora: What are some scientific arguments for consciousness being able to preserve itself after the death of body. Seemingly, there is still a long way for the rapprochment between empirical science and philosophy to be a fact. Actually, … Continue reading

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Is the subjective point of view the actual “you”?


(Originally published in QUORA – with slight modifications). Title was provided by them. It would have been more correct to say ‘subject’ or ‘subjectivity’ instead of ‘subjective point of view’, which amounts to circularity or redundancy.   QUESTIONER – I … Continue reading

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The status of concepts in Plato and Shankara


Parallel account of the ontological status of concepts in Plato and Shankara. Continue reading

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Relationship between quantum physics and consciousness/the mind (?)


Consciousness/awareness does not need proof and is indefinable, whatever quantum physics and neurophysiology may disclose. Continue reading

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