Blog Articles

Recent blog articles on topics of interest to the author, or in response to questions.

On Love

By meestereric | Feb 27, 2019

What do you actually love? What do you have have faith in, show your devotion to, pray to, as you go about your daily life,…

NONDUALITY: MISSION IMPOSSIBLE

By meestereric | Feb 24, 2019

Your mission, if you should choose to accept it, is to keep in mind the totality, the whole, the One that you are. The infinite.…

A Dialogue With Francis Lucille Regarding Teaching and Life Coaching

By meestereric | Jan 22, 2019

This post is a record of, first, a question the well-renowned Advaita (non-duality) teacher Francis Lucille (Rupert Spira’s teacher) was asked online a number of years…

On Beyond Being Human: a Sort of Poem

By meestereric | Jan 7, 2019

Let’s consider this scenario: It’s all or nothing: because there is no partial Self, and self-realization is not for persons (egos) or separate entities. Since…

On Beyond Life and Career Advice (for Teens and Adults)

By meestereric | Jan 3, 2019

Reflecting on Life and Career Advice (for teens or adults): Last night I watched some old videos of a famous comic, brilliant, creative, very “successful”,…

On Beyond the Body Mind World (or, Liberation for Whom?)

By meestereric | Dec 18, 2018

Happiness and Pleasure Happiness from objects makes no sense. Where is the happiness experienced? Let’s not even talk about happiness, for the time being, let’s…

On Beyond (Academic) Philosophy

By meestereric | Dec 13, 2018

For a while when in school, I fantasizing myself to be a future professor. Then I realized no one (not even the world-class philosophers with…

Non-Duality is Not Idealism

By meestereric | Dec 9, 2018

Nor is it materialism…. But is it so obvious it’s not materialism? It will be obvious they are two sides of a mistaken coin, once…

Living For the Moment or In the Moment?

By meestereric | Dec 9, 2018

Journal missive from the balcony… another set of highly imperfect notes. I once said to a young friend who I let crash in my living…

"Earth Cradling Sky"

Dialogue With A Sage: The Thousand Deaths

By meestereric | Dec 2, 2018

This article, after a brief discussion to set the stage, follows with is an email dialogue with a living sage* (whose identity will remain anonymous…

"Cloudspiration"

On Beyond Being Born

By meestereric | Nov 27, 2018

I make fun of birthdays (my “birthday” is today – this calendar date – when I’m writing this), calling them “Unborn Days”. To distill the…

My Personal Misery Trainer

By meestereric | Nov 4, 2018

A guy in running pants, with a clipboard, gets up in front the of a group in a hall. He’s taking the opportunity to make…

Meditation: “Are We There Yet?”

By meestereric | Nov 4, 2018

The scene: a group in meditation. The teacher guides them to “Open their attention”, and “Simply be in awareness”, and observe, notice the thoughts going…

The Enlightenment Contest

By meestereric | Nov 4, 2018

The scene: a non-duality spiritual retreat, led my a teacher named “Francis” and his wife “Laura”. Someone gets up, in the evening, after the meditation…

On Beyond Cause and Effect

By meestereric | Oct 24, 2018

In practical mechanical affairs, cause and effect thinking can have utility. For example, your car suddenly loses power on the freeway. Using reason and your…

On Beyond Spiritual Bypassing

By meestereric | Oct 24, 2018

This article is not about showing you how not to do spiritual bypassing (or telling someone else how not to do it) but will make…

3P Brainwashing? A Response to Someone Distressed About a Family Member

By meestereric | Oct 24, 2018

I recently received this note from someone wanting some advice (“pick my brains”) about the Three Principles Psychology (3P), which I have written about in…

Kissing a Sweet Goodbye to The Three Principles

By meestereric | Oct 21, 2018

  From a recording: “If you’re listening to this in your car and you find yourself in a beautiful feeling, roll down your window, pop…

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