As science seeks a unified theory of everything, of reality as a whole, we may need to focus more on contemplating the nature of consciousness and our own self to find the answer.
Mass-energy and spacetime may not be two separate things, but One thing manifesting itself in two different ways.
We tend to think of objects as self-contained things that move through something else we call spacetime, but this distinction may not be fundamental. We may actually be seeing something fundamentally changeless in excited states.
Many people want to reduce our life and consciousness to the physical brain today, but I think we can go much deeper to the Source of our Life and all things.
The Transcendent isn't somewhere else or something else, but is the divine ground within all things, the empty essence from which all things arise and take on form.
Many analogies can be used to help describe our nature, reality, the mind, and consciousness. Here are a few using waves.
General Relativity and Quantum Mechanics are at polar odds with each other, and many physicists are trying to reconcile them in a grand unified theory. Perhaps they are not meant to be unified. Maybe unity is found elsewhere.
Modern physics leads to mysticism. Why? What do we find when we pull apart reality? Perhaps that we can't ultimately pull it apart.
An intriguing conversation about mysticism in this globalized interspiritual world today.
Is there "one true church," and if so, who or what is it?