Can we have one without the other? Possibly not. These may be polar opposites which only find expression when both are possible.
An exploration of questions proposed to mysticism as a potential source of solutions to the mind-body problem.
A friend asked me what my take was on the problem of evil, or theodicy, so I thought I'd write about it here.
Eternal life is not eternal if it doesn't exist right now, because that which is eternal has no beginning or end. We either have eternal life now, or we don't have it. Because you are reading this now, you can be sure you have it, even if you don't know it for yourself.
Crystal clear, sharp and bright,
my mind has no opening for evil to roost.
The morning sun shines in,
My mind, too, is clear and bright;