Category Archives: Radical Non-Duality

A Continuous Reassemblage of Model, Meaning and Reality

yet another article on Radical Non-Duality image of human cortical neurons and glia from Zeiss Microscopy on Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 So here’s what I think happens: When a baby is born, there is no separate ‘self’ there. It is … Continue reading

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Links of the Month: May 2020

(Reza at poorlydrawnlines has a new book) Last month I led off the monthly links post with the lyrics to “When’s It Going to End?” So maybe I’ll lead this one off with another song about bewilderment and uncertainty, Bob … Continue reading

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Beyond Belief

This is another post on the subject of radical non-duality. Caveat lector. image from a reproduction of a destroyed neon work by artist Joe Rees; photo by Steve Rhodes CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 I’ve been thinking about how and why we … Continue reading

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Links of the Month — April 2020

Too many links to wait ’til quarter’s end again, so I’m planning on reverting to a monthly schedule of the best recent links. Thanks to the many readers who point me to these, so I can almost keep up. Cartoon … Continue reading

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No Choice But to Misbehave

In my now decades-long exploration of what it means to be human, some things now seem quite clear to me, while others continue to puzzle me. Some of the things that are clear, though I once thought them preposterous: After … Continue reading

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Links of the Quarter: March 2020

The mass of mankind is ruled not by its own intermittent moral sensations, still less by self-interest, but by the needs of the moment. It seems fated to wreck the balance of life on Earth — and thereby to be … Continue reading

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Nothing ‘You’ Would Be Interested In

This is a transcription of the introduction to Jim Newman’s ‘radical non-duality’ meeting in Vienna last month. Its message will never really make ‘sense’ to the individual, but I thought it one of the most articulate statements yet about what … Continue reading

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whispers of what was remembered

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What Happened Here

this is a work of fiction image by Vietnamese-American artist Dang My Linh from DeviantArt (I bought a copy of it — please support artists whose work you love!) The work of historians is strange work. History is the telling … Continue reading

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Conversations on Radical Non-Duality

If you’re really into radical non-duality — the idea that there is no ‘you’ and that nothing separate is ‘real’, just an appearance in a limitless field of possibilities — you might want to subscribe to Frank McCaughey’s treasure trove … Continue reading

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