Tag: Questions and Answers

Why do enlightened people say that we are one with everything?

From a philosophical point of view, it’s not just modern mystics and the enlightened that…

Mysticism: Instant manifestations? Are they real or are they just weird coincidences?

Sadly they are just coincidences. There is no such thing as mind over matter, there…

How to use philosophy to deal with bad OCD and anxiety

You can start by making a simple list of things that are worrying you then…

Is there a universal meaning of life?

There is one and that is simply to exist. Anything other and beyond that can…

What is life? What is the meaning of life? What is the purpose behind our lives?

Many dedicated thinkers over many hundreds of years have invested all of their mental energies…

What happens after you die? What is death to you?

Speaking as a mystic philosopher I personally think that when you die you will rest…

Without God or some other divine source of morality, what is the point of being good to anyone or anything else?

The stoic position is that virtue is it’s own reward. Think about it for a…

How do I forget my desire?

Don’t try to, because all that will do is just create an attachment for the…

I accepted the fact that there is no God. What do I do now?

As a mystic I’d simply say look again, but inside not outside. You won’t find…

Have you ever heard God audibly speak to you?

Yes, whilst dreaming. It had been at a time in my life when just about…

Will my life repeat when I die?

It depends how you look at it. I take the mystic position that all things…

People claim, often after a spiritual awakening, that we are all connected and everything is one. What is your understanding of this concept?

I was recently asked this on Quora, the answer follows. That one is pretty easy…

Can a perfect being create imperfect beings?

How can a creative being that is perfect create lesser beings that are not perfect,…

What is Mysticism?

I posted this in answer to a question on the Quora website.  A questioner asked…

How do mystics experience the world?

Speaking as a mystic, I would say that we don’t experience it any differently to…

Questions and Answers: What would happen in the afterlife to a person who intentionally did wrong to so many others?

Depends on what the afterlife actually is, in traditional Judaeo/Christian religions the bad person might…

Why Did God Make Such a Vast Universe

This one is surprisingly simple… How can a limitless spirit ever make anything that is…

The fact that Innocent People suffer implies that God does not care. Is this true?

Not at all.  It’s a complicated debate but the only religion that has directly dealt…

Why does my past haunt me?

Everyone goes through life making mistakes, some mistakes might be minor, others more serious, some…

Why do I see myself as being different to others?

Be yourself, everyone else has been taken… We are all different to everyone else and…

Where is God?

God is all about you, beneath your feet and to your left or right. God…