Category Archives: Oneness

From Language 2.0 to Language ∞

We’re immersed in language like fish in water. I often use that analogy to describe how blind we are to the linguistic world in which we swim, how its structure enables our being in the way that the ocean enables … Continue reading

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Meditation to Become One With Space

This meditation is from a presentation I gave at the Lifwynn Foundation conference recently. It is intended to help you get past the boundaries of subject, object, and space. Hence it is clear that the space of physics is not, … Continue reading

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My Questions for Paul Frommer, Creator of the Na’vi Language in Avatar

Na’vi, the language of the Pandorans in the movie Avatar, perhaps can help us look at our own languages and find ways to express the kinds of interconnectedness we saw on Pandora. Continue reading

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How Do We Speak from Wholeness?

Did you choose to believe that you’re a separate being from everybody else? No, that was so firmly established both by your experience of yourself as a young child and by how others treated you, then reinforced by language that separates I from You, that you just take it for granted that we’re all separate. If we’re not separate, how do cast aside the language crutch that keeps us thinking and talking as if we are separate? How do we speak from wholeness–both individual wholeness and wholeness of the Universe? Continue reading

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Before Speaking from Oneness, Feeling It

How do we become “one with” other sentient beings? It seems so much easier to become one with things, such as the spinnaker that I trim while sailing. What fear must we conquer in order to be so present to our oneness as a human body, that we respond the way our individual bodies do, ie, when we have an itch, we automatically scratch it? How do we become one with each other in such a way that we know our connectedness the way my body and your body each knows its own connectedness? How do we become “the human body”? Continue reading

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The Default State of Being Human

Arjuna Ardagh asks, “What have we come to accept as the default state of being human?” then answers, “Most agree that human consciousness is characterized by an unnatural sense of separateness, a sense of a ‘me’ and a ‘not me.’ We act as though we are separate from the source itself, from the divine. On the basis of this feeling of separation stands everything else that feels abhorrent to the heart—child abuse, domestic violence, people lying to and cheating each other, environmental degradation, war. All of these things arise from this feeling of ‘me’ and ‘them’ as separate, or ‘me’ and ‘the planet’ as separate” Continue reading

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