Category Archives: Radical Non-Duality

Links of the Month: July 2020

cartoon by the late Dana Fradon, in The New Yorker, way back in 1976 One of the signs of social collapse is, ironically, the simultaneous emergence of autocratic demagogues and a soaring distrust of perceived ‘leaders’ of all kinds — … Continue reading

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Evolution’s Misstep

another ramble about radical non-duality Radical non-duality is not a theory or an idea or a state. It’s a description of an utterly different sense of reality that is (apparently) obvious to those who do not share the perception of … Continue reading

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What I Wanted to Believe

Artwork from the collection of Nick Smith, “possibly by John Wareham”. At first I wanted to believe that the adults around me were just acting. Surely they didn’t believe what they were saying; surely it was just a big secret … Continue reading

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Links of the Month: June 2020

screenshot of top of a recent CBC headlines page A comment on free access to information: Over the past three months, more and more newspapers and other media sources have put paywalls, ad-blockers, compulsory ‘registrations’, article limits and other restrictions … Continue reading

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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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