Consciousness In Perspective

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Albert, who appears to have had a somewhat uniquely novel and insightful perspective on the nature of time, once famously called time a “persistent illusion”. Albert, however, did not exist in a vacuum. Albert was one of us. Albert’s ideas were not Albert’s alone.

Perhaps individuality is also a persistent illusion. Eastern mystics insist that the true self is the truly fundamental consciousness which exists…

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