Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E flat major Op. 73 is the prototype of concerting perfection. The orchestra being the woman; the piano, the man; their music together, lovemaking.
Research shows that psychedelic trances are not accompanied by increases in brain activity. What does it mean for the doctrine of physicalism?
CBD is a molecular component of the cannabis plant. If just 10% of what research doctors are now saying about CBD is true, then this is a discovery with significance similar in medical impact to the discovery of antibiotics. Soon you will hear doctors (not just cannabis physicians) advising their patients to “exercise, and get your CBD.”
Savants show us that it is possible to access transpersonal aspects of consciousness
that are currently denied in conventional science. Are the occasional strobe-like
bursts of insight, creativity, and epiphany that some people experience
reminders of what we are capable of?
Physicalism asserts that only that which is the subject of physics can be held to be real. If physical reality does not comprise the whole of what is real,
then it is possible to accept the truths of physics while asserting the falsity
social activism and consciousness revolution of the 1960s and '70s moved toward social change through individual spiritual transformation. This new sensibility is growing; we can perceive that a genuine evolutionary transformation of human personality
is already well under way.
What's your position on making love? Do you regard it as one of the nicer fringe benefits of being alive? Or are you more inclined to see it as a central proof of the primal magnanimity of the universe? I'm more aligned with the latter view. Imagine yourself in the fluidic blaze of that intimate spectacle right now. . . Part One of a three-part series.