Integrating Your 4 Freedoms (Part 4 of 9) - Ultimate Reality: Consciousness
Consciousness is original and fundamental, everything considered to be “reality” comes out of that consciousness. As the forgoing examples illustrate, Western science is moving closer to Eastern perceptions of reality, wherein all is one. Body, mind, and spirit are not separate entities.
Ultimate Reality: Consciousness
If the difference between particles and waves is so slippery, and if time and space are so easily transcended, what is the fundamental nature of reality? What is real? One answer is consciousness. Consciousness is original and fundamental, everything considered to be “reality” comes out of that consciousness. In his book The Self-Aware Universe,i Dr. Goswami presents a philosophical argument known as monistic idealism to explain his theory that both matter and mind have their origin in consciousness. He draws on the ancient Indian philosophy of Advaita Vedanta as his authority for using the term consciousness, as The Ground of All Being.
Consciousness is fundamental.
the forgoing examples illustrate, Western science is moving closer to
Eastern perceptions of reality, wherein all is one. Body, mind, and
spirit are not separate entities. Not only mystics but also an
increasing number of scientists, philosophers, and medical doctors are
talking openly about subtle energy, consciousness, and God. Candace
Pert refers to subtle energy as “a still mysterious fifth force beyond
the four conventional forces of physics…to scientifically explain
anomalies such as the power of love.” And according to Robert
Excerpted from our new book Sensual Love Secrets for Couples: The Four Freedoms of Body, Mind, Heart and Soul, by Al Link and Pala Copeland, Llewellyn, 2007.
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