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.
Love is at the root of what we are. When children are born, they are soaked in love. This is why we adore babies. Love radiates from their every glance, every movement. They remind us of what lies within.
What we call science has always been a process within metaphysics. Once we make the metaphysical assumption that I, as an inquirer, can objectively study a world that is external to me, we have laid the foundation for what we call science.
The key to experiencing oneness with fundamental consciousness is making the mind subtle through practice. I'll describe exactly how to do that at the end of this post, but for now, let's learn more about what happens in the process.