Reality As It Is

Believing a reality exists in the absence of experience of that reality is idolatry; reifying a purely abstract concept (i.e. a hypothetical assumption). Idolatry entails accepting as ‘true’ or ‘real’ something one has not experienced, hence something that is in direct contrast to one’s actual knowledge. Idolatry, then, not only involves granting ‘truth’ to a Read More …

The second tree in the Garden of Eden

In the biblical creation stories, Adam and Eve lived in perfect unity with God and nature. They did not even know they were different from each other. This is how infants are; they do not discriminate between themselves and their mothers or the environment. When Adam and Eve ate the fruit of the knowledge of Read More …