In a truly stunning paradox, extremes can flip around into their shadow opposites. They can also reveal a transcendent unity, or greater Whole.
It can be difficult to understand the difference between organized religion and the mystical experience. An analogy can help.
Is there an Absolute? Postmodernism says no. But perhaps there is more nuance to reality.
In the debate between science (or materialism) and spirituality, there are few who embrace both sides of the coin, who can see that they are One.
We are not separate from the universe. We are part of this one great whole. Mike Rugnetta discusses this from various philosophical and spiritual perspectives on his PBS Idea Channel video below.