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by PaulMichael
Tue Oct 12, 2021 5:07 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: The Dimensionless Consciousness of Analytic Idealism (and Advaita)
Replies: 1
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The Dimensionless Consciousness of Analytic Idealism (and Advaita)

After reading many of Bernardo’s writings on analytic idealism and also becoming absorbed in Advaita Vedanta philosophy á la Rupert Spira, I realized that they both acknowledge the inherent dimensionless quality of the one consciousness, which is reality itself. What I mean by the term ‘dimensionles...
by PaulMichael
Sun Apr 25, 2021 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Is necessitarianism true under idealism?
Replies: 2
Views: 238

Is necessitarianism true under idealism?

Necessitarianism is a metaphysical principle which essentially claims that everything is metaphysically necessary; there is exactly one way for the world to be. It’s the denial of brute and contingent facts. It’s stronger than hard determinism in the sense that the determinist would still claim that...
by PaulMichael
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:07 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: No Objective Space or Time = No Free Will or Events
Replies: 85
Views: 6357

Re: No Objective Space or Time = No Free Will or Events

Ben, that’s pretty interesting. I don’t deny that we experience thoughts and dreams, that would be silly. I’m also intrigued by the idea of there being a mental space where thoughts and dreams are experienced. But they don’t take place anywhere but within mind-at-large, where time doesn’t exist. If ...
by PaulMichael
Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:33 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: No Objective Space or Time = No Free Will or Events
Replies: 85
Views: 6357

No Objective Space or Time = No Free Will or Events

Bernardo says in part 2 of More Than Allegory that there is no such thing as objective space or time. He talks about how it is impossible to define space or time without the definition being circular, so these words don’t actually point to anything “out there”. I agree with him. If there’s no space ...