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posticon Reality and Illusion

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A few weeks ago, Berna and Spirit had a discussion about the question of what is real, and what is illusion.

Berna and Spirit

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On the subject of reality and illusion, I thought I really had it clear with all the reading I have done. But recently I’m confused about it again. So what is really real in the material world we see? I know our perception forms the illusion—the idea we are separate is an illusion.

But the material world itself, like the trees and the mountains and the chairs we make, and the bicycles, the material stuff—is that all real or is it also an illusion?Read more

posticon Law of Attraction by John Cali

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Steve Bhaerman, a.k.a. Swami Beyondananda, tells a wonderful story about Albert Einstein.

A reporter came to Einstein’s laboratory at Princeton to interview him. She was surprised to see a horseshoe above his door. “Professor Einstein,” she asked, “surely a man of science like you doesn’t believe a horseshoe will bring you good luck?”… Read more