What is Consciousness? A Cosmic Mystical Perspective

Consciousness may be the "inner" experiential (spiritual) side of the "outer" material (physical) cosmos, these being two irreducible aspects of One thing.

Ken Wilber’s Fallacious “pre/trans fallacy” and the Condescension of Children

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.

Matthew 16:15-20, BHT: Jesus asks “Who I AM?”

An addition to the BHT, when Jesus and Simon/Peter converse about the identity of Jesus and of inner revelation. 15 Jesus then said to his followers, "But who do you say that I AM?" 16 Simon replied saying, "You are Christed, the anointed One, an incarnation of the living and breathing God." 17 Then Jesus [...]

On Lineages and Transmissions of Mystical Knowledge and Spiritual Power

Can mysticism or spirituality be transmitted from one person to another? I suggest yes and no.

Mystical Unity in Nonduality does Not Mean Uniformity in Duality

Oneness does not mean we must all become the same, but rather, that we have all manifested from the One, and it is in our differences that Beauty may be expressed.

Was Joseph Smith intentionally deceitful or lying about the “Gold Plates”? A Mystical View

If Joseph made the plates he had in his possession, then didn't he lie in saying otherwise? Maybe there is more to it, which ties into the mystical nature of his visions.