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
Tell me something true I dare you to... Whatever words you speak I will know that you're lying! How could you ever tell the truth when the means you are applying Is made of air; when existence itself is a lion Every word you utter will be clawed away Decay is all that you can … Continue reading Death: Your Best Poetic Pal
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 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?
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!