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Consciousness and neuro-science
https://www.quora.com/What-makes-the-hard-problem-of-consciousness-so-unexpectedly-hard (Different from above) Prof. Donald Hoffman – The Case Against Reality . A professor of cognitive science argues that the world is nothing like the one we experience through our senses. Evolution has shaped us with perceptions that … Continue reading
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Why is there a word “why”? (Quora)
Empirical scientists deny purpose – and reject the question ‘why’ – in nature. If there is but one intelligent being in the universe, cannot it be said that the universe is intelligent? Continue reading
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Logic, anthropomorphism, and the ‘direct path’.
Awareness is the only real existent. Only what is sensed can be called knowledge. Higher logic is logic of the subject. What creation is is touched on, and the danger of anthropomorphism. Krishna Menon and his direct path brought to bear in the discussion. Continue reading
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What does knowledge of self give us?
Someone questions about the benefit of knowledge of self, introducing reincarnation and maya as unpromising components. (Who benefits?, etc. ).This is an unphilosophical question, and answers from advaita are given. Continue reading
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Creation and Dissolution
Is there ever a dissolution of the universe? What is illusion and what is not illusion? Sage Vasishta answers these questions. It is all about Liberation (from ignorance) Continue reading
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Bhagavad Gita (The song of the Lord)
Creation – maintenance – dissolution. “I am the silence of the mystery”.
Who can deny Me? Continue reading
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Revolt against existence – 1st answer
First answer. – Evil and suffering are undeniable, and there is no easy answer or remedy to this. Initially there are partial answers, but only an overall vision of things can afford understanding and, ultimately, serenity – a vision of … Continue reading
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One consciousness, not two or more
We are the divine consciousness that lives our lives. There are not two consciousnesses. This very ordinary consciousness, hearing these words right this moment, and understanding them, happens to be also the divine consciousness that lives all lives. There is … Continue reading
The moral law — Cont. (Confucius)
The moral law is a law from whose operation we cannot for one instant in our existence escape. A law from which we may escape is not the moral law. Wherefore it is that the moral man (or the superior … Continue reading
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