Science: The most grandiose and flamboyant flag ship on the planet. How amaze-ballz Science is. It's the truth! It's reality! Right...? Or is it more of a social club of turtle stacking enthusiasts? A conversation between the student and his guru [Student]: Hey doc? What the hell is carrying this big, flat earth? I … Continue reading The Infinite Tower of Turtles; The Guru; Susan; And Getting High as Shit
What's up reader! Here's a short story about this thing you'd call my life. Sit back and get a head ache. I was 22. My heart was shitty. I thought I would die on a few occasions. I didn't. I changed some life style things and it all worked out. Then I had a revelation … Continue reading The Awesome Evolution of Self-Love To Self-Hate
Reality is a story; a belief about something; it's a fairy tale; a religion; and everyone is a part of this sect, so it's cool; it's not weird. Until you break it down, at least... You want to know what's true? What's real? Consider this: In the seen exists the seen In the heard exists … Continue reading What Is Reality?
I'm always a bit cautious to use the word spirituality, since it's so poorly defined: Some people use the word to refer to their spirit, or soul. Whatever it may be, it's easy to negate the word with religion, dogma and weird stuff; unscientific stuff. This we can't have here at the Scientific Meditator network, y'all! So what … Continue reading What Is “Spirituality” Actually?
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 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
[Image from MagicJournal.ru] So far in this series of posts we have looked at what the meditator does, which is to investigate life at the level of the most basic awareness of sense-door phenomena in order to understand himself, his mind and his mind-body interaction better, so that he can live a life that will … Continue reading The units of reality | Scientifically Spiritiual 3