The scientist Freeman Dyson shared his mystical experience of "cosmic unity" he had as a teenager.
Envisioning Reality: Beliefs Become our Communal Reality
Beliefs are not merely concepts in our mind, they actively shape our perception of reality, and even form that Reality.
The Downside of the Experience of God
The experience of God is not all joy and laughter. It has often been terrifying to those who experience it. Why?
The World is Made by the Trickster
The trickster archetype is often found in mythologies, and cultures of all kinds, including religions, and it is by these tricks that the world turns.
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.
The LDS “Prophet” Shares 5 “Absolute Truths”? My Commentary
President Russell M. Nelson of the LDS Church shared 5 "absolute truths" a few days ago, and I comment on where I think he was right, and where I believe he was unfortunately mistaken.
“Radical Honesty”: What if we told the truth?
What if we all told the truth? Why do we lie? What repercussions does this have in our lives? That's what this video from Like Stories of Old explores.
Letting go of our “truth” is how we find the Truth
It is perhaps the greatest paradox of all, which the mind will never understand. That is the point.
The Tension between Absolute Knowing and Mystical Uncertainty
Can we know anything absolutely? Is there an absolute objective truth out there? What does mysticism say about this?
The Mysticism of Relativity and the Absolute
Some thoughts on how we live in a relative world, which is an expression of a deeper divine Absolute.