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How Is This Even Possible?

By Eric Platt / September 21, 2023 /

To see light. To Be. To Exist. To have any experience at all. Sidebar: What’s the point of suffering in order to not suffer – to sort of refine our happiness through trials and tribulations, refinement-by-fire, hone away the imperfections of the diamond, to prepare, burn away – as if there was anyone (separate) to…

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Reflections on “There is no such thing as human love”

By meestereric / February 28, 2022 /

On more than one occasion I’ve heard the Advaita (non-duality) teacher Francis Lucille (or his wife Laura also) say “There is no such thing as human love.”  What on Earth are they talking about? This would seem to go against our “normal” way of thinking, and may provoke a reaction amongst listeners. After all, isn’t…

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Why Nonduality? Or, The Last Stop (to Freedom)

By meestereric / December 22, 2020 /

As I was puttering around the place with various projects this morning I was pondering: why be into nonduality? Why be interested? Why not just let it go and forget about all this stuff? Why attend groups or listen to videos or discuss it with friends (like minded friends hopefully)? I’d been feeling a bit…

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Why Write? Notes About Writing and Love

By meestereric / May 13, 2020 /

Someone asked their spiritual teacher about writing a book about their story, the remarkable experiences they’ve had that brought them to where they are now. The felt they should write about it. But they had trouble doing it, or even getting started. So here are this writer’s reflections on this.   Why write? How to…

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