No Escape

By Eric Platt / November 15, 2023 /

There is no escape from what you are. One thing stands out: how is it possible to have any experience at all? Such as an experience of robots, or brains, or computers, or birds, or animals, or plants, or rocks, or girlfriends, boyfriends, leaves, smoke, sunshine, dreams, reading, language, poets, mothers, cars, ferris wheels, art,…

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Non-Duality 101: How to Realize Oneself

By Eric Platt / April 30, 2023 /

This is a reminder (to myself and others – who don’t actually exist). How To Know And Realize What Is Eternal Q: What is Non-Duality? A: Non-duality means “not two”. How it works is, you look at what you are not. So, for example: you are not numbers in a bank account. You are not…

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Being Is, Non-Being is Not

By Eric Platt / January 21, 2023 /

This phrase is heard in Parmenides’, poem On Reality, and in a different form of language in the Bhagavad Gita, and in A Course in Miracles: Parmenides: Two paths are open to investigation. The first says: being is and non­being is not. It is the path of certainty, because it follows the truth. The other…

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The Living Question

By meestereric / June 28, 2022 /

An earlier article was entitled “Living the Question”. This current missive turns out to be more from the non-doer perspective, so to speak… In other words, there is no one living the question (no separate entity):   you are “being lived”. By what? By an ocean of light, of love… by Life… by that which…

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The Infinite Heart

By meestereric / March 7, 2021 /

In the experience of more and more opening, unfolding; in the loss of the illusion of boundaries that separate, a devolving of the filters of mind, there is an ease of being. Or you could say just Being. We call this experience of just Being “peace”. There can be joy too. A very simple joy…

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On Beyond Politics: the Radical Truth

By meestereric / October 7, 2020 /

For several years I was a leader involved in community issues a larger city, in an urban area.  I had been asked and then elected to a position of leadership by a “board” (I did not seek it). This happened after I’d demonstrating a natural enthusiasm for what was going on in my neighborhood, and…

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What Is Your Purpose?

By meestereric / August 10, 2020 /

What is your purpose on the planet? The dictionary definition of purpose is: purpose | ˈpərpəs | noun the reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists. Breaking it Down Purpose can be seen as having three levels: 1. Ultimate Purpose: Highest, Absolute, Universal purpose. The purpose of the universe,…

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On Beyond Resistance

By meestereric / May 18, 2020 /

This is a more an artistic, “synchronistic musing” as a friend called it, than a philosophical or logical exploration. So read it as such. Enjoy …  Sitting on the balcony, pondering a friend’s request to expand on the “RESISTANCE IS FUTLE” section in my “The Dawning of Love” post, saying “…to me that is most…

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The Dawning of Love

By meestereric / May 8, 2020 /

Just a short post to describe an experience – or attempt to.   I would sum up the week’s seeing as: All I Have To Give Is Love Stated more precisely: All I have is love (to give) and it’s not even really mine, or something that can be given away per se, it’s what…

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Will The Real Sage Please Stand Up?

By meestereric / April 29, 2020 /

Who Becomes Enlightened? Who Is The Real Sage? Topic: This article, this little foray, is about coming to grips with one of the the central paradoxes in a field of paradoxes*, of the spiritual game here on Earth, for the spiritual seeker who wants enlightenment, who thinks the messenger is in some way the message,…

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