LOCAL AND NON-LOCAL
-This brief and simplified discernment is ro complement the well written essay https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-neuroscience-of-reality which included this meaningful unique phenomena of sentient and being: ... Perhaps once we can better appreciate the diversity of experienced realities scattered among the billions of perceiving brains on this planet, we will find new platforms on which to build a shared understanding and a better future ...
Perception and experience are interdependent and interconnected. However, they are not the same, experience usually is referring to both the outer and inner senses while perception can be limited to the outer senses only. In simple words, perception is more about cognition and intellect or physical senses and brain based while experience is more about feelings, insights, intuition, and knowing or subtle body and heart based.
And therefore, heartful care (i.e. as mentioned, heart by nature would be more in tune with the subtle body-mind since the spectra-field sensing of the heart has far greater subtle sensing capability than the brain or any organs in the body) ways of life and practices as complementary to mindful care ways of life can greatly augment or enhance one perception of the world or construct of nature of reality and truth. And greater potential of living experience of the world as well as meanings and purposes of life and existence. And in particularly the heart and brain are in sync and resonate with its environment or the whole is far greater than sum of its parts..
And which was the main reason mindful ways of life was originally created as non-dual heartful care and mindful care or heartful-mindful ways of life and best practices when all the inner and outer senses are in sync and resonate as one rather than dualism or contradicting each other. And as ways to nurture, develop, transform, and purify the subtle body-mind of the many sentient composite body-mind system. However, over the years, the heartful care or the inner senses or subtle body-mind living was omitted. The most likely reason or at least main reason would be due to forbidden and hidden knowledge and practices rather than just complexity, struggles for development and living, lack of education and intellect, and lack of resources since heartful care is about feelings, intelligent emotion, meaningful states and ways of being such as loving-kindness, nobleness, compassion or virtues rather than basing on the intellect or just brain which would required education and development training.
Certainly, education or self learned would be helpful or even of great help. However, it is not pre-requisite and requirement as in the intellect. And which clearly indicated that heartful care and mindful care ways of life is an open and inclusive development and living not only to individual but also the collective or interdependent and interconnected ways of life of parts of sum of parts of the greater whole. And as well as solutions to inequality, inequity, injustice, and sufferings since even the uneducated, disadvantages, and lack of means or the least of these could still meaningfully transform and thrive or excel in the known physical world. And beyond.
And as such, integrating the heart (and therefore the subtle body-mind) with the brain would greatly enhance one experience. And therefore, perception of the world or nature of reality and truth. Thus, would help facilitate the realization and actualization of the essence and nature of being toward or in accordance with the essence, nature, and ground of nature. Therefore, would be meaningful, useful, practical, and effective for sustainable and regenerative holistic development and living as well as social engagement and activism for communal and social building and progresses.
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