Many think God is a personal God, even a person. I suggest there is truth in that, but perhaps not as we usually think.
Tag: mystical experience
#48 Freeman Dyson’s “First Vision” Account
The scientist Freeman Dyson shared his mystical experience of "cosmic unity" he had as a teenager.
Therapeutic Benefits of Mysticism
Are the benefits of ketamine therapy related to the mystical experience they produce? An anesthesiologist offers some thoughts.
#47 Jordan Bates’ “First Vision” Account
He has a mystical experience in which he sees "Pure White Light" and feels an "All-Embracing Love."
The Mysticism of “I See the Light” in Disney’s Tangled
This song is almost like a "First Vision" in itself, full of mystical allusions and symbols, suddenly realizing the Light, the Love, the One.
#45 David R. Hawkins’ “First Vision” Account
A mystical experience of a boy in 1939 Wisconsin remarkably resembles many other such "First Vision" experiences in history.
Can Atheists be Mystics or have Mystical Experience?
Does mysticism mandate theism? Or can one be an atheistic mystic? Is mysticism either theistic or atheistic, or something else?
Apprehending the Infinite in the Finite?
Is it possible for us, as finite beings, to experience the Infinite? How?
Confessions quote, BHT: My Late Love!
A famous quote from St. Augustine's Confessions, newly translated.
The Problem with ESP, the Paranormal, and Parapsychology: A Mystical View
I am skeptical of the traditional paranormal interpretations, but I do think there is something profoundly real in this phenomena, but it is that which we cannot ever openly demonstrate.