Your life. My life. And the nature of the universe.
Calvin Luther Martin, PhD
Click open the video, below
Sit with it for awhile
Turn up your speakers
You’re watching the universe. “The indivisible and un-analysable wholeness in flowing movement,” in the words of physicist David Bohm. The universe in torrential motion on YouTube, if you like.
You’re not a spectator — the observer seemingly standing outside it, commenting on it. Quantum physics teaches us that there is no such thing as a spectator. By merely looking at something or thinking about it or commenting on it, you influence it — you change it. Whether you like it or not, whether you acknowledge it or not, you are profoundly participating in and shaping the universe in equal measure as it participates in you and shapes you.
Come, get into this canoe. We’re going to paddle out into this “wholeness in ﬂowing movement” so I can demonstrate how you participate in it. Before we do, I ask you to lay aside everything you’ve believed about death and dying. You can retrieve all that stuff later. In the Stream, where we’re headed, most of what you’ve been taught or thought is either irrelevant or dead wrong.
(Don’t worry about life preservers; in this journey,