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The Limits of Science and Consciousness. Part Two. A Critique of the Limits of Consciousness

Part One. The Limits of Science (See earlier blog. Go to Search in top right-hand side of page)

PART TWO: A CRITIQUE OF THE LIMITS OF CONSCIOUSNESS Continue reading 



The Limits of Science. The Limits of Consciousness. Part One. A Critique of the Limits of Science. 2535 words

PART ONE: A CRITIQUE OF THE SCIENTIFIC VIEW OF REALITY

Dear Reader,

This critique falls into two parts. The Limits of Science. The Limits of Consciousness. Foot of the page has a link to Part Two in the subsequent blog.

In this article, I draw upon decades of experience of consciousness and its inter-action with the rest of the mind, the body and past/ present/ future. Mindfulness, depths of meditation, reflection and more continue to contribute to my understanding of the dynamic of consciousness. Continue reading 



CAN LOVE REVEAL ULTIMATE REALITY? Zoom. Sangha Live. 20.00-21.30. CET (19.00 – 20.30. UK time). Sunday 19 December 2021

We know the cost to the reality of life through deprivation of love. Human beings, other sentient creatures and all of life suffers through withdrawal of love, abuse and violence.

Science has eliminated love from its analysis of reality. Science perceives reality through the limited constructs of the mind. You will rarely find the word love in scientific textbooks. We cannot know ultimate reality though highlighting the mind and dismissing the heart or vice-versa.

The Buddha made frequent reference to metta with its three-fold meaning of love, kindness and friendship according to context. He made powerful statements on love – Metta is a Brahma Vihara (literally Abiding/Dwelling  with/in God).

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Guidelines for the Blog and Comments on Social Media

Certain lengthy comments on my social media platforms sometimes reveal an aggressive tone. I have received concern about such Comments from other readers, especially on Facebook.

Such hostility in the comments deter others from writing a comment. I see in recent months a significant drop in the number and diversity of Comments. Continue reading 



What is the Ultimate Truth? Video/Audio. 90 mins. with Christopher. Guided Meditation. Talk. Q and A. Via Sangha Live. Sunday 5 June 2022

The world of mind-body, mindfulness, meditation and well-being maximises priority in the language of conventional or relative truth.

The relative truth consists of a perception that certain conditions have arisen. For example, certain conditions generate stress, problems or intense suffering. This requires wise attention and change relative to the experience. Continue reading 




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