Light doesn’t exclude darkness. Darkness is part of light.
This leaf is a symbol, a window into our world. Look closely and you will see the whole world drawn as this leaf. So it is for every object, each a portal. Now look more closely
What we call mental illness is a range of mental experiences that would not seem so strange and intractable were we to see it in a more complete context.
Science represents a process within non-duality. One way to see the relationship between the two is to examine the process of perception.
In recent conversations with scientists and philosophers, I've seen that even using these two words, mind and matter, causes problems. One usually implies the existence of the other, and creates a rivalry.
Beyond each individual i is the boundless I, the I that shares us. That I says…
I am aware of the world around me. I see sights. I hear sounds. I feel textures. I taste flavors. I smell scents.
This week we'll explore one of the most important issues we face as a society: 'mental illness.' I don't see mental illness as being restricted to a formal diagnosis. Every person falls somewhere on the spectrum of mental wellness and illness, and all of us experience times when we can use support and insight. This conversation is about all of us.