Re: [Meditation Society of America] Meditation and Non-Duality
On 12-02-2012 04:15, Bruce Morgen wrote:
On 2/11/2012 5:29 AM, Sandeep wrote:
Very pertinent and succinct.
Some comments in-between as below.
On 09-02-2012 08:39, medit8ionsociety wrote:
The Witness factor
Reality can only take place NOW, so any event that doesn't take place in the now can be excluded in any discussion about reality. As an example,
most people spend about 99% of their mental time fantasizing about the future or rehashing the past, so all of these thoughts have nothing to do with
The fantasizing of a future..........is happening now.
The re-hashing of a past is happening now.
Ergo fantasizing and re-hashing
The act of fantasizing and re-hashing.........also........as-if.
while a future and a
past are imaginary. In fact, the
fantasizing of a future is
essentially yet another re-
hashing of the past, because
memories (rather unreliably
stored data and images) by
definition reference the past,
and memories are all the
fantasizer (aka "thought") has to
The future is only a modification.......... a reactive creativity........ of the past.