The Sound of Silence

Silence, true silence, is not something that we often hear. On the few occasions in which I have been confronted by it, it felt like exactly that: a confrontation. In my experience, pure silence does not manifest itself in human awareness as the mere absence of something, but as an oppressive presence unto itself, a … Continue reading

Science, Religion, and the Over-valuing of Words: A letter to two friends.

By John Dave, the other day you were mentioning how you felt a little uncomfortable with Eckhart Tolle’s term, ‘pain-body’ and it reminded me of my own struggles with Tolle. I can’t remember if I mentioned this or not, but in the past, I’ve felt the same unease about said term and even occasionally at … Continue reading