Yeah, right, the Hindu idea of "the mind's projection of itself into the realm of maya" is simple. If it's simple, that's because it's a fairy tale.

I wasn't arguing just that the mind is an illusion. I was arguing against eliminativists who say that the illusion of subjectivity means that, in so far as it's commonly conceived of, the mind is unreal. I'm talking about the nature of the metaphysical distinction between reality and illusion.

We can tell stories about this and enjoy our myths, but that's not the same as understanding things at a philosophical level. Telling mythic stories isn't the same as knowing what we're talking about.

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.