Here we further discuss Clip oen of the What if Movie – interesting stuff
This is one part of a 4 part series that looks at the movie called What if. This movie is rumoured to be the next big thing in the style of the award winning “What the bleep do we know”. Here I talk about science and the scientific method and introduce the first clip from the movie. In the next post we will talk about reductionism, materialism and an interesting analogy from Islamic philosopher Ibn Sina.
A Poem by Rumi read by Coleman Barks
In this post I share with you the train of thought I have been going through since reading the passge in The Last Barrier by Reshad Feild. The main point of my jeremiad here (joking) are the unity of all religion once one penetrates their essence through a mystic understanding of them. I use a passage from Among the Dervishes by O.M Burke where he illustrates that there are many levels to reading and understanding the Koran – the text itself, the allegorical, the metaphysical and the mystic. Burke makes a good point that”The meaning of the words alters in accordance with the experiences of the people using them”. I through in a Rumi poem to illustrate a point. Please check it out thanks
You must first of all understand that although I seem to be talking about an historical event, everything of which I speak is within you and is happening at this moment.
There is no other; and what happened, in our world, two thousand years ago is part of the unfoldment of this moment, not that moment but this very instant. It is neither a question of looking back two thousand years nor of trying to recapture the moment in your imagination. All you have to do is to be awake. …
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