LOCAL AND NON-LOCAL
This brief and simplified discernment is to complement the following analysis https://medium.com/@aramis720/debunking-idealism-old-and-new-9fe9e25766f9. And as well as concerns here http://backreaction.blogspot.com/2019/06/a-conversation-with-lee-smolin-about.html:
Panpsychism contradicts process of transformation, evolution, and optimization process. And emergence (for example, the many why, how, and what of consciousness, mind, and form-formless). And therefore, Panpsychism or similar (and Idealism, Realism, Materialism or Physicalism, Dualism, and among others) would not be able to explain origin of nature, life, and existence or All That Exist and Ever Exist. In addition, Panpsychism or similar philosophy miss-perceived cosmic consciousness for what is considered matter and entities consciousness. A simple ways of saying is:
Nature essence are everywhere and in everything.
Consciousness is everywhere but not in everything.
Or interactions of potentialities of possibilities (or evolution through eons) give rise to or emerge consciousness (i.e. from simplicity to complexity. And beyond).
There are many diverse Buddhist traditions and practices. However, there are basically 3 main philosophies: metaphysical mind only (Idealism), metaphysical body-mind or heart-mind (Wholism Idealism), and non-metaphysical. An example of "Wholism Idealism" would be the Nalanda tradition philosophy (many other non-metaphysical Buddhist traditions were spun off from the Nalanda and other Buddhist core traditions). "Wholism Idealism" rather than realism since the philosophy after all, was based on the languages, interpretation, translation, knowledge, science, perception and experience of ancient days. However, by better interpreting or re-interpreting and revising texts using the scientific language and context (therefore, integrating with science is essential) for modern mind, the philosophy can be transformed from "Wholism idealism" to "Wholism Realism".
Lead by the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan community and alliance are taking wise and mindful care actions. And making meaningful progresses by integrating with science and reviving the Nalanda knowledge and wisdom. And which would provide more clarity to the philosophy and wisdom. Otherwise, they could easily be perceived as idealism
The solution or philosophy need to be based on the essence, nature, and ground of being. And nature or wholeness evolution process of sum of parts of the greater whole (https://www.epistemologyontologyfoundationinstitute.org/nature-decode/on-wholism-realism-or-epistemology-and-ontology and https://www.epistemologyontologyfoundationinstitute.org/nature-decode/may-06th-2019) or relevant and applicable to both epistemology and ontology as whole rather than just epistemology or ontology or their fragmentation. And thus, would properly inform, align, open up, transform, and guide the scientific concept, method, process, and quest to transcend the known observable world.
Initiative of Epistemology of Life and Ontology of Existence Foundation and Institute
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