Objective Reality and Subjective Reality are Coessential Elements of a Single Unified Reality

  It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into. ~Jonathan Swift   Do not misunderstand Buddhism by believing the erroneous principle ‘a special tradition outside the scriptures.’ ~Zen Master Dogen, Shobogenzo, Bukkyo   The criticism of specific doctrines and literary expressions has frequently been superficially Read More …

Neglecting the Facts

The biggest scientific delusion of all is that science already has the answers. The details still need working out but, in principle, the fundamental questions are answered. Rupert Sheldrake, The Science Delusion, Coronet Books; First edition & printing in this form edition (December 6, 2012), p.6 If we take something to be the truth, we Read More …

Perniciousness of False Views in Zen and Cosmology

In recent decades our knowledge of the cosmos as well as our knowledge of Zen has greatly improved – and greatly altered – our understanding of both. New discoveries, advances in technology and methodology, and more extensive research have revealed much in both realms that was formerly unsuspected. As a result, whole new avenues of Read More …