Stuck Where We Are

Anything we don’t understand about our life we can consider a mystery of nature. We are 100% natural organisms that follow physical laws as is everything else in the universe, just a variation on the theme, a different arrangement of molecules, as biologist Jerry Coyne once put it. So, our behavior abides by laws of […]

Where Is There?

“There” is the place we yearn to be, the place that isn’t here. It seems clear to our mind, that “other” place we long for, that inner wanting of things to be different, something to be different. What is that state of differentness? All I know is that it isn’t “here.” Even when we get […]

The Moving Now

“Now” is made up of milliseconds and beyond. Now, or “this” moment isn’t a fixed time. Time doesn’t stand still. What’s more interesting is the way now feels. It’s always the same quality, and always happening. If we stare at a second-hand moving as we say “now,” we can realize the movement aspect of now. […]

Where Is What

You cannot not be where your body is because there is no “you” other than the organism that is your body in space. This whereabouts is our only action, “I am standing in the kitchen making coffee.” There is no additional action occurring by our person the way it feels. Those feelings are thoughts, distractions, […]