Could Multiple Personality Disorder Explain Life, the Universe and Everything? We may all be alters—dissociated personalities—of universal consciousness:

In 2015, doctors in Germany reported the extraordinary case of a woman who suffered from what has traditionally been called “multiple personality disorder” and today is known as “dissociative identity disorder” (DID). The woman exhibited a variety of dissociated personalities (“alters”), some of which claimed to be blind. Using EEGs, the doctors were able to ascertain … Continue reading Could Multiple Personality Disorder Explain Life, the Universe and Everything? We may all be alters—dissociated personalities—of universal consciousness:

How to understand why Buddhist rebirth does not require a self or soul

The basic reason no self or soul is reborn is neither exists independently of the mental universe that gave rise to our illusion of selfhood. The mental universe within which we all exist is dynamic and so are we. In Buddhist terms, this dynamism is action or karma. Buddhism does not say we do not exists. It only … Continue reading How to understand why Buddhist rebirth does not require a self or soul

How to understand why Buddhist rebirth does not require a self or soul

The basic reason no self or soul is reborn is neither exists independently of the mental universe that gave rise to our illusion of selfhood. The mental universe within which we all exist is dynamic and so are we. In Buddhist terms, this dynamism is action or karma. Buddhism does not say we do not … Continue reading How to understand why Buddhist rebirth does not require a self or soul

Making Sense of the Mental Universe

Try reading the following paper while keeping the Mind Only Buddhist interpretation of our world in mind. In 2005, an essay was published in Nature asserting that the universe is mental and that we must abandon our tendency to conceptualize observations as things. Since then, experiments have confi rmed that — as predicted by quantum mechanics … Continue reading Making Sense of the Mental Universe