Well, I agree that consciousness is mysterious, although it does seem to depend on or at least to be processed by the brain. If spirit/consciousness is about being, what’s the opposite of that? Alienation? Not being in the sense of not being “present” in each moment? You might be interested in this article I wrote on Eckhart Tolle’s kind of mysticism.

Written by

Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. I learned that as an artistic writer who did a doctorate in philosophy. We should try to see the dark comedy in all things.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store