Category Archives: Radical Non-Duality

No Free Will, No Freedom

Ah, here we go again, down the “free will” rabbit hole. photo by Pavel Danilyuk, for Pexels, CC0 In a recent post, Caitlin Johnstone got to the heart of why we continue to tolerate the massive dysfunction, corruption and inequality … Continue reading

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You Have My Divided Attention

image from piqsels, CC0 Since I first wrote about Paying Attention to What We Pay Attention To, eighteen months ago, there has been a lot of, well, attention in the media about the business and importance of paying attention. As I’m … Continue reading

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The Things That We Call Love

I‘ve been using the chart above for many years, and it’s evolved somewhat, but what it’s basically saying is: Everything we call love is a conditioned chemical response to sensory stimuli. Nature, in order to propagate the species effectively, hooks … Continue reading

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The 40 Missing Minutes

propofol molecular structure, per wikipedia, CC0 Last week I went to the hospital for a colonoscopy. I was given a general anaesthetic called Propofol, a relatively new (1990) drug that has received a lot of publicity, and is in wide-spread … Continue reading

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Is ‘Consciousness’ an Autoimmune Disease?

Dave’s craziest idea yet. More radical non-duality non-sense. Dilbert, by Scott Adams Especially in more affluent nations, there is an epidemic of autoimmune diseases sweeping the globe. These diseases, of which there are over 100, now affect 10% of the … Continue reading

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Exploiting Our Conditioning

image by Mike Licht on flickr, CC BY 2.0 Several people have been urging me of late to look at switching to alternatives to Facebook and Twitter that supposedly are less “evil” — less fertile ground for hate-mongering, racism and … Continue reading

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I Doubt It

Caravaggio’s 1601 painting The Incredulity of St Thomas, based on the biblical story that gave rise to the expression “Doubting Thomas”. Image from wikipedia, in the public domain. You’re probably tired of hearing me say how all our behaviour and … Continue reading

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The Other Side of ‘No Me’

For seven years now, I have been watching/listening to radical non-duality speakers. Although I write about it a lot, I’m really not trying to convince anyone of anything — I’m just trying to sort it out in my own mind. … Continue reading

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No Reason

This is a fairly deep dive into the message of radical non-duality, and some of the more exasperating and enduring questions it gives rise to. Definitely not easy going, or in any way useful. You’ve been warned! cartoon by Michael … Continue reading

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This Body Takes Me for a Walk

another radical non-duality post, for no reason So I watch this apparent body as it rides down the elevator and takes ‘me’ for a 90-minute round-trip walk to the shores of Burrard Inlet, the closest reach of the Salish Sea … Continue reading

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