The urge to write seems to be a purge, to be taken from time to time to express what it is one believes one has learnt.
Most of us have developed a worldview but I wonder how many of us let doubt destroy it?
Many now hold that consciousness is a trick, wrought upon an illusory “us” by physics and you may therefore wish to contemplate whether you exist at all.
“What Am I” is the most important question I can ask and yet the answer may have to be discovered not by reasoning but by experience.
I am deeply disturbed to discover what a search on the word “consciousness” produces when you sift through Wordpress websites.
How damaging we are to each other. How grim the human condition can become, and it does not take war … More
I have felt with increasing certainty recently that the Buddhists are right. We have no separate existence, no soul, no fixed place in the universe.
Does it sound curious to link a vastly popular work of science fiction to the concept of mysticism?
If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, Infinite.
Unqualified objective truth can not exist. Heavily qualified objective truth probably does.
I have sometimes wondered whether art has any importance, and if so, what?
Evil cannot exist without consciousness and free will.
Anger is an invention of the selfish gene, an evolutionary tool for the survival of the fittest.
Epiphany is usually thought of in a religious context but it can equally be a secular phenomena where one is struck by some extreme beauty or revelation.
“Renaissance Men” were able to master and practice a number of widely different subjects. Can it still be done in today’s highly specialised world?
Consciousness can only be sought through science and empirical, rational thought.
Philosopher David Pearce has a message of overwhelming significance: The Abolition of Suffering can and will be achieved.
The question “what am I” is the most important avenue any sentient being can enter.