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 …

Contempt Prior To Investigation

To view ‘thoughts about reality’ as distinct from ‘reality itself,’ is necessarily to view thoughts about reality as inherently unreliable. For one that ascribes to a worldview that presupposes thought to be unreliable, it is natural to dismiss all other worldviews – constituted of ‘thoughts’ or ‘systems of thought’ – as unreliable also. In short, Read More …

Our mind is not out to mug us

From the nondual perspective, our subjective capacities for knowledge or experience, and the objective elements that are known or experienced are a single unified reality. This mind (or Buddha) that sees, hears, smells, tastes, feels, and thinks, is the myriad dharmas that are seen, heard, smelled, tasted, felt, and thought. This mind/the myriad dharmas is Read More …