Basia's Thoughts

EP5 Moving Towards Reality We Move Away from Suffering

May 09, 2020 Basia Season 1 Episode 5
Basia's Thoughts
EP5 Moving Towards Reality We Move Away from Suffering
Show Notes

In this episode we continue talking about what is real.  But now we also take into consideration something that is of great importance to us, namely suffering.

Through intuitive thinking we joyfully tie together:

  • Computer simulations of evolutionary perception (see Donald Hoffman),  
  • The biology of perception,
  • The Amygdala as the Judge of Good and Bad,
  • The origin of suffering,
  • How judgements move us away from reality,
  • How judgements inflict violence on language (enter Marshall Rosenberg and nonviolent communication),
  • How to move toward our natural, real language and connect with Reality


The view presented is that Reality is our essence, and that which is of value to us.  When we move toward it, we become more alive and tend to move away from suffering.