Category Archives: Nature of Reality

Matter vs. mind: which came first?

A theoretical solution to the “hard problem”, by modelling consciousness as a dimension alongside space and time.

Time travel using a webcam

Am I a voice from the present talking to the future, or am I a voice from the past talking to the present? A thought experiment to trigger a transformation in your understanding of time.

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God is a monster (and atheism is not the answer)

It’s not a dilemma with only two options. Learn an important metaphysical lesson from the goldfish.

Clip of Stephen Fry interviewed on The Meaning of Life:

Why are we selfish? Can we change?

Examining the root of selfishness in our evolutionary history, and why altruism is important for humans.

Is consciousness a function of the human mind, or an aspect of Universal Mind?

This is my submission for The Dark Wheel, a collaborative vlogging project that I’m in the process of getting off the ground. Please check the site out for videos made by others on the same question. Better still, submit your own.

The importance of a mystical perspective

… because there is an impenetrable mystery at the heart of everything.

Check out the videos of YouTube user imyouandurme.

Reality: personal or impersonal?

Examining the nature of the Ground of Being.

Spiritual hoaxes and the suffering they inflict

Response to a viewer who is suffering the effects of false spiritual ideas.

The universe is screwed (and what that means for YOU)

“Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.” Can there be ultimate meaning in a transient universe? We try to find significance in wealth, possessions, achievements, people, altruisic actions, but the whole notion of meaning through attainment is a red herring.

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