If death delivers us from the binding constricts of time and space . . . why fear death when it is no more than a ticket back to the singularity of our one true home?
Like the guy says, as we get so easily lost in words, language has no way of revealing these truths to us, BUT meditation does.
The Tao Te Ching gives the best thought I believe . . . in the first chapter when it says:
(my interpretation, there are others more true to the original chinese I am sure))
Before the beginning there was the Unknown.
At the beginning the Unknown split into two parts.
One part remained the unknown, the other formed the (time and space) heavens and the earth.
Man, unable to understand the Unknown, either worships it or denies it’s existence.
There are some things in life that must be experienced in order to understand them.
Listening to music.
The taste of a fresh peach.
The touch of a lover.
The scent of fresh rain in a forest.
The view from the top of a mountain.
In all these cases, to deprive the senses from experiencing, is to deprive the knowing.
The Tao must also be experienced.
Give her a name and she becomes a religion.
Ignore her and she will never cease knocking at your door.
The purpose for time and space is for us to experience the wonders and the beauty of that unknown singularity from which we came . . . what we have created, because of the laws of duality governing it, is chaos . . . our chaos, our doing, our responsibility to fix it, nurture it, and restore it.
Time and space are one of the greatest conundrums of both science and philosophy, and have been so since we began to think about them self-reflectively. Many, especially in physics, see space-time as an objective thing, which can be bent and twisted. Others, namely in Eastern philosophy, see time and space as illusions, narratives in…