Category Archives: Radical Non-Duality

The Three Daves

scene from Le Roi de Coeur We all have multiple personas, and, except for those who have severe cognitive disabilities, we navigate between them rather effortlessly. The way we speak, carry ourselves and even think, when we’re in our ‘work … Continue reading

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What We Think We Know, and Who We Think We Love

image from piqsels, CC0 The human brain is an amazing instrument. Brains didn’t evolve to be the “command centre” of the body. Rather, they evolved as a “feature detection system“, a “lookout” for the benefit of the 30 trillion cells … Continue reading

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Seventy

Old friends | Sat on their park bench like bookends A newspaper blown through the grass Falls on the round toes | On the high shoes | Of the old friends Old friends | Winter companions the old men Lost … Continue reading

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Never Felt Safe

I‘ve been simultaneously reading two books of essays, largely autobiographical, whose authors’ courage at admitting the truth about themselves is disarming, even startling. Melissa Faliveno’s Tomboyland describes growing up in rural Wisconsin and evolving as a queer feminist; here are … Continue reading

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Links of the Month: May 2021

For readers who only have time to peruse a few articles from the links below, the five I think are most important to read are *** highlighted. Just a caution that this month’s top five make for rather grim reading. … Continue reading

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Homo Lapsus

cartoon by the late, wonderful Charles Barsotti Lapsus (L. adj.) falling into error; in rapid decline It seems that most of the people I know, especially men, as they get older, and learn and know more, become more and more … Continue reading

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The Unhinged Apes

Image from wikimedia by Nick Hobgood, CC-BY-SA 3.0 In the article in which scientist EO Wilson famously said “Darwin’s dice have rolled badly for Earth”, he speculates on what an alien species observing us for a billion years might have … Continue reading

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The Emperor’s New Weavers

More on radical non-duality. Caveat lector. Illustration by Arthur Rackham of an early version of the fairy tale. Public domain. OK, I admit that the fairy tale The Emperor’s New Clothes (which can be found in multiple cultures and predates … Continue reading

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Compassion

This is a sequel to Bark Bark Bark Bark Bark Bark Bark. image from piqsels, CC0 One of the reasons I like talking with, and reading the works of, radical non-duality speaker Tim Cliss, is his compassion. He comes by it … Continue reading

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Need to Know

cartoon by the late Charles Barsotti One of the most interesting insights that arises from studying radical non-duality and our lack of free will, is that all of our attempts to make sense of things, to know things, so that … Continue reading

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