Manage episode 289810027 series 2284883
"There are thousands of eyes in the moment before the body. There are thousands of eyes in the moment before the mind. There are thousands of eyes of death in death. There are thousands of eyes of life in life. ...we should know that the entire universe is eyeballs." - Eihei Dogen
What is sentience and is the universe alive? Brad takes on the big life questions with a reading from Dogen's "The Insentient Preach the Dharma." What is the difference between sentience and insentience (not so much...)? Are fish less sentient than plants (depends what you want for dinner)? Are crystals alive (hmmm...)? Is reality an illusion, and where do we find reality when you're lost in a dream?? Find out here!