Excerpt About Reality

Objective Reality
In objective reality there is no such thing as the physical world that we know. If we experience our body without the filter of ordinary knowledge, we will not experience a physical body; we will experience a fluid patterning of luminosity. Our experience is so conditioned and determined, that not only do we believe we have and are a body, we believe in something more basic that underlies this belief: that the body is that body as we take it to be. For most people this is absolutely true: the body is physical matter that is born and hurts and dies. From that kind of view, how can we possibly think of it as a fluid patterning of luminosity? This is just an example, maybe a little extreme, to tell us how far the patterning of ordinary knowledge goes.

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