• BupSahn
    Is the universe conscious? It seems impossible until you do the maths Michael Brooks – New Scientist The question of how the brain gives rise to subjective experience is the hardest of all. Mathematicians think they can help, but their first attempts have thrown up some eye-popping conclusions THEY call
  • BupSahn
    Panpsychism is the view that mind or soul (Greek: ψυχή) is a universal feature of all things, and the primordial feature from which all others are derived and this is a common theme in Zen.  Master Mangong Wolmyeon described it as [2] : “What is referred as ‘mind-only’ in Buddhism—
  • BupSahn Sunim
    Park Kunsunim: highly trusted teacher Ideally you need a meditation teacher, but not any teacher, a knowledgeable teacher and one you trust also. A tall order especially as many who set themselves up as teachers are ego-driven with little or no insight creating an epistemic catch-22. This catch-22 is a
  • BupSahn Sunim
    “Like a star at dawn, a flash of lightning in a cloud, or flickering lamp. A bright illusion, and a phantom and a dream, or a passing cloud. A shining dewdrop, reflecting the morning scene, or a running stream. A fleeting bubble, joyfully alighting high, in the morning sky. “
  • BupSahn Sunim
    Sarcasm is not [always] wrong speech and is often a systematic shortcut for philosophical analysis. Sarcasm can be found among philosophical discourse such as when Socrates pleaded with Euthyphro to teach him what the latter knows (quite clearly making fun of the guy for the benefit of the audience) and