In Zen, there are two domains of reality—the domain of emptiness and the domain of form. The wave-particle theory of quantum physics recognizes two similar domains—the domain of potentiality and the domain of actuality.
It is getting harder to keep a secret these days. The collective shadow of our society, once safely relegated to the dark basement of the unmentionable, is now exposed to daylight, forcing us to face our contradictions.
Rather than just enhancing current human thinking skills, is the neurosingularity (the idea that future human brains will surpass ours of today) also likely to increase the kinds and number of our brain-based information systems? How might psychedelics contribute?
Most of us have, at some point or another, experienced certain unusual coincidences so startling they compel us to wonder about their possible significance or purpose. Do these strange occurrences hold some deep meaning for our lives?
The perspective of not having a physical body, and knowing that death is not real, makes even the anticipation of inevitable pain a minor consideration. From this shared perspective, it’s all good, since the journey is all about the learning.