Tag Archives: reality and illusion

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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Snake and rope – Reality, illusion, and non-existence

‘Seeing’ a snake in a rope is one thing, and ‘the ego’ is another thing, though both are ‘mistakes’, mistaken perceptions. The 1st is a mis-perception through the sense of vision producing a (temporary) wrong belief, whereas the 2nd (the … Continue reading

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The universe, illusion? (It depends…)

Bhagavan: At the level of the spiritual seeker you have got to say that the world is an illusion. There is no other way. When a man forgets that he is Brahman, who is real, permanent and omnipresent, and deludes … Continue reading

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