In my eyes, insight meditation has one firm and concrete objective: To gain insight into the no-self nature of reality. But many paths lead to this destination, and in my experience it may well be a gradual process to learn how to see this truth in everything. Gaining insight into the reality of emptiness and … Continue reading Guided Meditation For Insight
When I was into spiritual stuff, I never really knew exactly what I wanted out of it. It just felt so right at the time and I was so compelled to continue down that road, where ever it led me. Of course I was quickly familiarized with the concept of Enlightenment, and this was often times the … Continue reading Enlightenment: The most pointless shit
It is commonly believed that the brain gives rise to all sense impressions, and even consciousness itself. And so: Via the brain we experience the world around us! In the field of cognitive neuroscience it has become quite clear that each little part of the brain corresponds to some physiological or mental property: For instance, the … Continue reading The Brain/Existence Paradox
I'm done with meditation. I'm done with self-inquiry. I'm done with trying to figure it out. For three years I meditated for an average of 2 hours every day. I went on four 10-day meditation retreats in total silence with 10+ hours of meditation per day. I explored new-agey popular "spiritual practices" such as lucid … Continue reading What Comes After Spiritual Searching?
Perhaps you've heard this philosophy-sounding, cliché nonsense statement before. It's like Socrates said: That all he knows is that he knows nothing. But what the hell does it mean? I mean.. didn't he know that his name was Socrates? Or if he had underwear on or not? Obviously the statement must be an exaggeration, or … Continue reading I Know Nothing
I don't have morals anymore. I don't believe anything is right and wrong, but I know that everything is. Just is. Nothing else. Not good. Not bad. It just is.... And the moment we try to conclude something about that which just is (e.g. "good" or "bad"), we inevitably pretend it's more than that. Who … Continue reading Fuck Your Morals