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The Universe is Alive

The Universe is Alive

Everything is alive, like Allen Ginsberg’s Footnote to Howl. Everything’s holy, everything wholly, everything’s whole. Which is not to say that it’s perfect just as it is and that there isn’t a job for you to do. Well, it may be perfect. But that doesn’t let you off the hook!

Meditation is not mere passivity

Some things are best accessed by sitting meditation, other things by action.
But that’s for another time…

The universe is a hologram,

a metaphor, and a mirror for whoever is considering it

The Universe is AliveSome Buddhist teaching emphasizes the doctrine of rebirth. I hope this is an ethical device, rather than a metaphysical or ontological paradigm. Surely time, like space, as Einstein has taught us, does not travel in a straight line. Surely we are reborn into the past as much as into the future. Better still, can we not be reborn into the present. To become truly alive.

You just have to look at it, listen to it, imagine it, to know that the universe is alive, responsive .. then again, I only know the part of it that I experience. Then again, if it’s a hologram …

And if it is a choice, I choose to recognize the universe, every last part of it as alive, intelligent, and have no choice but to celebrate this living we do …

Everything is alive, like Allen Ginsberg’s Footnote to Howl. Everything’s holy, everything wholly, everything’s whole. Which is not to say that it’s perfect just as it is, and that there isn’t a job for you to do.

Meditation is not mere passivity. Some things are best accessed by sitting meditation, other things by action.

The universe is also a hologram, a metaphor, a mirror for whoever is considering it.

Some Buddhist teaching emphasizes the doctrine of rebirth. I hope this is an ethical device, rather than a metaphysical model. Surely time, like space, as Einstein has taught us, does not travel in a straight line. Surely we are reborn into the past as much as into the future. Better still, surely we are reborn into the present. To become truly alive.

You just have to look at it, listen to it, imagine it, to know that the universe is alive, responsive .. then again, I only know the part of it that I experience.

If it is a choice, I choose this.

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