Browsing All posts tagged under »Quantum Mechanics«

Just Peel the Potatoes: On the Birthday of Alan Watts

January 6, 2013

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Happy Birthday to Alan Watts, an important light along the Way. Biography, quotes and work here. “Zen … does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.”   “If you know that “I”, in the sense of the person, the front, the ego, […]

The Stars Have Eyes

January 2, 2013

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Current cosmology still speculates that all things as we know them burst forth into existence with the Big Bang some 13.75 billion years ago; from this natal explosion all matter and energy raced forth and spread out, creating the known Universe and everything in it. Quantum Physics has shown that in reality matter has little, […]

Original Vibration: Singing Bowls and Sacred Horns

July 16, 2011

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As Space Blobs continue to baffle scientists and Sun Ra paints my summer mindscape with intergalactic questions and answers, my thoughts turn once again to the exploration of fundamental concepts in Eastern thought, specifically Vedic philosophy. Earlier I posted an essay attempting to articulate the concept of nondualism  by creating an analogy with water drops […]

The Mysterious Wisdom of Dark Energy Pt. 2: Lao Tzu vs. Quantum Mechanics

June 23, 2011

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Anyone who has delved even superficially into the great philosophical traditions of the East is familiar with the apparently paradoxical encouragement to “embrace the void.” Indeed, the famous aphorism “Emptiness is form, form is emptiness” vexes and taunts the Western mind. In the TAOTECHING (as masterfully translated by Red Pine) Lao Tzu ruminates in verse […]

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