This morning I came across a quote in an excellent essay by Daniel Christian Wahl, frequently attributed to the renowned modern theoretical physicist Albert Einstein. Wahl did not misquote him, but it seems to be often misquoted when cited in full.
These quotes from Albert Einstein, the preeminent theoretical physicist, show that he was also a seer and mystic, who sought out the deepest truths in the universe, through his mind.
Many analogies can be used to help describe our nature, reality, the mind, and consciousness. Here are a few using waves.
The human mind itself may create the illusion of separation from God or Ultimate Reality, and all other dualities. But how? And why?
General Relativity and Quantum Mechanics are at polar odds with each other, and many physicists are trying to reconcile them in a grand unified theory. Perhaps they are not meant to be unified. Maybe unity is found elsewhere.
What can contemplation tell us about the speed of light or causality? Perhaps a lot, even All.
Transcending dualism back to the nondual unity of the One, of the Singularity, is something which we may approach from scientific, philosophical, and mystical perspectives.
A tradition of a “heavenly book” runs through many traditions, including Mormonism with its “gold plates.” What spiritual reality might these traditions be pointing to?
This fallacy says that people mistakenly believe that children are connected to the Divine in a similar way as those mystics who transcend ego. I don’t think this is mistaken at all.
We live at the crossroads of a dual-nature. How well we bear that cross, integrating these dualities into one, may define our life.