Posts Tagged ‘science’

The Primacy of Consciousness

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

I’ve been thinking about my next blog for a little while.  It’s on right view.  Anyway, I came across this video quite by chance.  Peter Russel is now a philosopher but as I understand it used to be a nuclear physicist.

I loved the explanation that light from lights point of view, doesn’t experience time, space or mass.  Sounds like consciousness to me.

What do you think?

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More brain matter

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

In Buddhist Meditation and Depth Psychology Douglas M. Burns writes

In 1963 a fascinating and unique report on Zen meditation was presented by Dr. Akira Kasamatsu and Dr. Tomio Hirai of the Department of Neuro-Psychiatry, Tokyo University. It contained the results of a ten-year study of the brain wave or electroencephalographic (EEG) tracings of Zen masters.[66,67]…

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Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

In Seeking: How the brain hard-wires us to love Google, Twitter, and texting. And why that’s dangerous. Yoffe talks about how the brain is hard-wired to seek. A little while ago, maybe in a some somewhat esoteric post, I addressed non-Seeking. But what’s interesting in this article is that the author suggests that we need to give the brain a rest from seeking. Again I think science has found a reflection of spiritual reality in the material form.

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