5th September 2016
Contributing writer for Wake Up World
“Make no mistake about it – Enlightenment is a destructive process. It has nothing to do with becoming better or becoming happier. Enlightenment is the crumbling away of untruth. It is seeing through the façade of pretense. It is the complete eradication of everything we imagined to be true.” ~ Adyashanti
It has been repeatedly demonstrated by quantum physics that the world we live in is an illusion, or a dream. So, if the reality that we perceive to be ‘real’ is actually an illusion and the entire world is actually dreaming, how can they be woken up? The same way most of us wake from our sleep every morning… by the sound of the alarm clock.
September 11, 2001
It was my junior year of college; I remember being stuck in some psychology class watching a boring video, which gives me a chance to sleep off my hangover from the night before. The kid in front of me has tuned out and is listening to the radio through some headphones, and nodding in-and-out of wakefulness. Then suddenly he pops his head up and says out loud, “A plane just hit the World Trade Center.”