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Post by Chosen-one » February 20th, 2018, 4:27 am

Is reality dualism or non dualism . Why? What explain mind and reality more accurately?

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Re: Dualism

Post by WiseGodCeeTruth » March 4th, 2018, 3:45 pm

Everything exists in a triune. Reality is perception, and perception can either associate itself with dualism, or transcend dualism. Reality exists in 3's, not 2's. Dualism is a case of the human condition (or rather, the condition of being an intelligent, sentient being).

This question can be asserted in Morality, but is that truly something we must discuss? Essentially, having a perception 'Beyond Good and Evil" is having a perception which transcends the notion of duality - although duality itself, is still necessary.

Clearly, it's 1-2-3 and not 1-3.

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Re: Dualism

Post by Spectrum » March 4th, 2018, 10:47 pm

Reality is the complementarity and entanglement of dualism and non-dualism [monism].

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Re: Dualism

Post by Big Boss » March 5th, 2018, 12:00 am

Chosen-one wrote:
February 20th, 2018, 4:27 am
Is reality dualism or non dualism . Why? What explain mind and reality more accurately?
Can you clarify by what you mean by this? I want to get on the discussion but am not sure what this means.

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Re: Dualism

Post by QuarterMaster69 » March 5th, 2018, 9:54 am

Reality is holistic. However, to comprehend it the mind needs to view it as dual.

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Re: Dualism

Post by Burning ghost » March 5th, 2018, 10:41 am

There is certainly a dichotomy, and embedded within the opposing poles we find ourselves being.

The whole business of "dualism" is merely one thread of our need to play thing off against thing, and by doing so fulfill, in part, our exporative instinct (which could well be said to be "instinct" itself.)
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Re: Dualism

Post by Atreyu » March 5th, 2018, 6:42 pm

I'm not sure what you mean by 'dualism', but certainly most of the Universe is more complex than reducing things to only two alternatives or possibilities.

'Dualistic thinking' is simplistic thinking, and normally leaves out many salient variables and considerations concerning the matter under investigation.

For example, we like to think that something must be either true of false, up or down, left or right, real or imaginary, inside or outside, strong or weak, essential or non-essential, etc, etc, but in reality things can be said to be both or neither, and only appear to be one or the other based on the limitedness of our perception/cognition in relation to the matter in question.

Take 'left' and 'right'. Obviously something can be either on the left or on the right depending on your perspective. This is easy to see. Also, 'inside' or 'outside'. Obviously something can be said to be 'inside' or 'outside' of something else, depending on the POV of the perceiver.

What's not so easy to see is that something can 'exist' or 'not exist', be 'real' or 'imaginary', or be 'true' or 'false', depending on perspective. But it is so...

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Re: Dualism

Post by Eduk » March 5th, 2018, 7:44 pm

The nature of reality is unknown. In a sense dualism (whatever that means) could technically be a possibility but I honestly feel even a infinitely small chance feels like too large a chance.
I am reminded of the million monkeys with a million type writers writing Shakespeare. It is seen as possible that with enough monkeys and enough time there would be a chance. I think it would take far more than a million though. Far far more. And obviously no monkey would ever realise that they had regardless of number.
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