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Conversation with ‘H’ – 6
Dear H: I realise that much of our disagreement has to do with the use of language – the meaning each one of us attaches to certain terms – and also to perspective. I base myself almost exclusively on Advaita … Continue reading
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Conversation with ‘H’ – 5
H. (… if I may, I shall just add a few follow-on remarks in connection with your particular, numbered points:) I originally said:“in my opinion there is always the risk of leaning too much on concepts that are not … Continue reading
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Three Q&As In Quora
Three Q/A from QUORA (on brain, philosophy, QM, NDE, consciousness) 1 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 … Continue reading
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Conversation with ‘H’- 3
H. The first thing to say is that I do not understand the question as regards ‘the witness’*, and so immediately agree with your opening statement, save to add that the invoking of a witness seems to connote a subject … Continue reading
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Enlightenment will only come to a very mature person.
‘… enlightenment will only come to a very mature person, regardless of his age. Usually, the self appears first as an object and then, keeping the mind on the self and repeatedly inquiring into it, the bedrock understanding eventually … 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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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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How could we merge absurdist and Buddhist philosophies?
http://www.quora.com/How-could-we-merge-absurdist-and-Buddhist-philosophies M. Provisionally we could put side by side ‘absurd’ (or illogical) and ‘unprovable’, even if they are not synonymous; and the main tenets of all religions are such. They are not ‘rational’. On the other hand, neither science, ‘common … Continue reading
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Vedanta and Quantum physics ll
I don’t mean to dismiss quantum physics, for its findings have applicability in terms of the apparent reality. Nor do I mean to disregard the relevance of understanding the non-dual nature of reality, for certainly non-dual vision provides the foundation … Continue reading
Philosophy vs. science
X. The philosophy that interests me – advaita vedanta – teaches that consciousness is the essence or ultimate reality of the universe, and that the world is contained in that consciousness (atman/Brahman) rather than consciousness being contained in the world, … Continue reading
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