Sub Atomic Physics and Daily Life – A Practical Guide
The implications of modern physics can seem puzzling because the phenomena they observe are far removed from your daily experience. The joy of Science is that it’s a window into reality that irrevocably alters our perception of life in ways that often have far reaching significance.
The heart of modern subatomic or theoretical physics apart from fermions and pions is that the mathematical constructs used to describe reality, illuminate a non physical realm as the foundation of all that exists, as matter melts into probability waves in the mind of the observer.
Here’s an interesting parallel. In the Bible, St. Paul remarks that things which are seen are made of things which do not appear. Here again, the idea of something solid behind and beneath the seeming solidity we perceive – isn’t solid at all.
Let’s hasten to add, this in no way diminishes substantiality, it only means Reality is not finite.
What actually holds up the moon? Surely it’s heavier than a large shovel full of dirt, and the answer is not an invisible string. We know the earth revolves around the sun, but why doesn’t it feel that way when we see the sunrise?
There’s an extraordinary way of answering questions that seem incomprehensible. Alan Watts posed the idea that if a question persists in being unanswerable, it may be the wrong question. Once you have the right question, there is an aspect of your Mind often overlooked that you can access directly.
In its simplest use for example, Thomas A. Edison would take catnaps and ideas would come to him. We’ve all experienced a “Eureka” epiphany when conscious thought had been stymied. We can access this faculty directly with guidance.
Often, in early childhood, our minds are trained to be incessantly in action. In Eastern thought, the mind is likened to a monkey constantly jumping from one branch to another. Meditation occurs when the mind is still. It’s like finding the “off” switch for random thought.
Christmas Humphreys authored a book called Concentration, Contemplation, Meditation and this progression in the title provides a useful framework to understanding the progressively deeper thought that leads to the meditative state where previously unseen aspects are revealed, and we probe beneath labels to direct knowledge and the heart of Reality.
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