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Links of the Quarter: December 2018

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There is no one, no time or space, no causality or agency, no life or death, no purpose or meaning. Our Culture / Ourselves Preparing for Civilization's EndNa Pali coast, Kaua’i — photo by me, taken two weeks ago.

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Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

The basic message of radical non-duality is that “all there is, is this”, inexplicable, timeless, eternal, and impossible for the human mind to fathom. That there is no time, space, purpose or meaning, no thing apart. Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

It’s just a hopeless wishful rant, but its tone of exhaustion and bewilderment is telling: My message, as an aging Gen X-er to millennials and those coming after them, is: Go get us. Is Civilization a Wetiko Culture?: image via Ulf Parczyk on Jim Newman’s Facebook Page.

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The Death of Truth: A World Where Lying Pays

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In our modern global human culture there are huge rewards for dishonesty. There is no meaning or purpose to anything, no reason ‘why’, no causality, and no time in which things change or evolve, although we want and believe there to be. Our Culture / Ourselves

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The Agnostic Game

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Students of such systems began to think of the evolution of the universe and of life on Earth as a type of game, and began to speculate on whether or not this game had a ‘purpose’ or not, with spiritualists and agnostics taking opposing sides.

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Self-Impression

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The message we shared was the same elegant, uncompromising, hopeless message I’ve written about ad nauseam on this blog. Mine has probably always been more comfortable than most, and my appreciation of the message of radical non-duality seems to have made it more so.

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Non-Duality Dude: A One-Act Play

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The apparent character or body continues to behave seemingly exactly as it did before, based on its embodied and cultural conditioning. There is only ‘this’, no thing apart, nothing separate, no time or space, no purpose or meaning, no life or death. It’s all the same message.

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On Gratefulness: A Self-Enquiry

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While I have come, for now, to enthusiastically accept the message of radical non-duality, my self does not give up easily, and it is (you may have noticed) quite enthralled with the idea and practice of self-enquiry. Our Culture / Ourselvesphoto by geralt at pixabay CC0.

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Curious About Radical Non-Duality But Hate Videos?

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T he essential message of radical non-duality, as opposed to more historical types of non-duality, is that there is no ‘you’ — no separate person or thing, no self, no ‘awareness’ or ‘consciousness’ or ‘enlightenment’ or liberation, no self-control or choice or volition or agency or responsibility, no time or space, no life or death, no path or process to get closer to the ‘truth’, no knowledge or experience, no meaning or purpose.

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