Being a Scientific Meditator can be a bit lonely from time to time: For some reason, not a lot of people want to hear about these deep philosophico-practical truths of the universe. I don't really understand why... I mean, understanding these deep truths to life generates the most sincere and profound fascination and appreciation of … Continue reading I Applied For Mensa Just To Convince Myself I Wasn’t Stupid…😅
Have you ever heard of the "Hard problem"? The Hard problem is a popularized name for the struggle it is to fathom how conscious reality emerges from the physical world around us; It specifically comes down to how electrons moving around in our brain can give rise to our subjective, phenomenal experiences of taste, touch, … Continue reading The Hard Problem Is…Soft And Upside Down?
I normally spend an hour every morning and an hour every evening meditating; 2 hours in total every day! - That's an awful lot of time spent mediating! At least one should be able to say exactly why this time isn't spent doing other awesome things... It all comes down to what meditation yields the … Continue reading Why Do I Meditate?
Time is considered a linear, constant, fundamental, physical parameter that we so obviously can observe. And we feel very certain about what time is; we feel like we really, truly know what time is. Right? But when one really investigates it, time can show itself to be totally illusive, lending itself to being all kinds of things which … Continue reading Time = Movement (Ft. Einstein’s Dream)
The Scientific Meditator has one special goal in mind, one which he wishes to obtain with all the hours he spends on the meditation cushion. This goal is simply to become truly happy! In order to be successful on this quest towards happiness, it seems necessary to ask the question: "What is happiness?" Only then … Continue reading Understanding Happiness Fully: And How To Get It!
[Image taken from DailyGalaxy.com] Finally! The moment everyone has been waiting for has arrived. It's time to reveal to the world what exactly the Scientific Meditator works so hard for: Insights! In the previous posts in this series, Scientifically Spiritual, it was made clear that our experience of life is clearly different whether we observe … Continue reading The insights of a Meditator | Scientifically Spiritual 4
I started meditating at the end of 2016 without instructions, no knowledge about what meditation was, no preparation, no nothing! I simply sat down (in an uncomfortable cross-legged position), closed my eyes and let my curiosity guide me. I did this because I was awestruck with my thought process and my identification with it. I … Continue reading Altered states of consciousness and the eight Jhanas