The Dimensionless Consciousness of Analytic Idealism (and Advaita)

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PaulMichael
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The Dimensionless Consciousness of Analytic Idealism (and Advaita)

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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 ‘dimensionless’ is that the singular consciousness of reality is inherently spaceless and timeless.

It seems that, under analytic idealism and Advaita, the empirical universe of space and time which we all experience and live within as humans can be considered analogous to a ‘dream’ of the one consciousness and has no reality other than this. Thus, we are all the one dimensionless consciousness experiencing the same ‘dream’ from innumerable different perspectives, with the entire dream having existence only as an appearance within the one dimensionless consciousness.
— nothing more.

Is this a fair interpretation of these philosophies? Also, in my opinion, I believe that the dimensionless quality of the one consciousness should be emphasized more than it currently is.
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Re: The Dimensionless Consciousness of Analytic Idealism (and Advaita)

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PaulMichael wrote: Tue Oct 12, 2021 5:07 pm 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 ‘dimensionless’ is that the singular consciousness of reality is inherently spaceless and timeless.

It seems that, under analytic idealism and Advaita, the empirical universe of space and time which we all experience and live within as humans can be considered analogous to a ‘dream’ of the one consciousness and has no reality other than this. Thus, we are all the one dimensionless consciousness experiencing the same ‘dream’ from innumerable different perspectives, with the entire dream having existence only as an appearance within the one dimensionless consciousness.
— nothing more.

Is this a fair interpretation of these philosophies? Also, in my opinion, I believe that the dimensionless quality of the one consciousness should be emphasized more than it currently is.
If fundamental reality is timeless, there can be no change. If there is no change, how can a dream of change arise?
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