This brief and simplified discernment is to complement the following https://www.edge.org/conversation/philip_goff-a-post-galilean-paradigm as well as past discernments:
1.0 The physical body is mean to create, nurture, develop, transform, and purify the subtle body-mind or emerging form-formless or spirit-soul potentialities of possibilities beyond the known physical world or pertaining to the immaterial (presently unknown and unobservable) realm and world .
2.0 And therefore, the physical body is mean for the subtle body-mind to experience the known physical world. And the subtle body-mind or the real self, is mean for potentialities of possibilities to experience All That Exist and Ever Exist or the greater whole. The physical body is local and cannot experience non-locality without the subtle body-mind. In other words, when the many sentient body-mind system is in superposition (such as in diverse transcended, OBE, and NDE experience), it is through the manifestation of the subtle body-mind. And therefore, they or physical and subtle complement each other. Another way of saying is the intertwinement and entanglement of the physical body and subtle body-mind allows perception and experience potentialities of possibilities of both the known physical world and beyond or of the whole (facilitating through nature wholeness intertwinement and entanglement process and mechanism). In simple world, the many sentient composite body-mind system would not be able to intertwined and entangled with the local and non-local cosmos without the subtle body-mind. And as well as the infinite potentialities of possibilities of being and becoming facilitating through nature universal process.
3.0 From 1.0-2.0, the outer or physical senses and inner or subtle senses are intertwined and entangled which allow wholeness perception and experience potentialities of possibilities of All That Exist and Ever Exist. In other words, continuous interactive dynamic and transformative interaction through universal intertwinement and entanglement with the local and non-local cosmic or the greater whole or All That Exist and Acer Exist would not be possible without the subtle body-mind.
4.0 Thoughts, feelings, emotions, cognition, perception, and experience are collective or sum of parts of wholeness process of being and becoming of individual and collective consciousness and awareness or mind. And which are manifestation from all the senses or physical and subtle body-mind or many sentient composite body-mind system. In other words, they are not just functions of the brain, heart, and of other organs or physical body alone. But rather in conjunction with the subtle body-mind or they complement each other since the physical body is more about the known physical world. And the subtle body-mind more about the immaterial world.
5.0 The just mentioned functions and processes allow evolution and transition of life and existence beyond the known physical world. And which implies or validates that the mind belongs to the subtle body-mind rather than the physical body. In other words, the subtle body-mind is the real and true self while the physical body, as already mentioned, is only mean to create, nurture, develop, transform, and purify the subtle body-mind or emerging spirit-soul (or natural form-formless beyond the known physical world) potentialities of possibilities.
6.0 From 1.0-5.0, the physical body cannot experience non-local phenomena or process and mechanism without the subtle body-mind. As mentioned in 2.0, the body-mind or many sentient composite body-mind system can be not only in superposition but literally 2 places at the same time or the physical body in the local (limited by nature laws and processes due mainly to nature of reams and worlds as well as process of being and becoming) or known material realm. And the subtle body-mind can be in either local or non-local (or immaterial) realms. However, since there is only 1 mind, mind can only be in one location or mind has to be with the real and true self which would be the subtle body-mind (or emerging spirit-soul potentialities of possibilities). And which is why, even when brain, heart, or both stopped (temporary and subtly as in diverse NDE which also implied OBE), the individual is still conscious and aware. In other words, indicated that subtle body-mind is real. And mind belongs to the subtle body rather than the physical body.
7.0 And from 1.0-6.0, evolution is beyond known physical world. And the real and true self is the subtle body-mind. And which is the emergence form-formless of the many sentient composite body-mind system. Otherwise, where would the mind be when the physical body is returned to nature in the known physical would after physical life.
8.0 Furthermore, the physical body is not only mean to create, nurture, develop, transform, and purify the subtle body-mind. But also as mean or mechanism for daily living and thriving in the physical world. And which can easily be falsely perceived and experienced as the real and true self.
9.0 And as mentioned, the essence, nature, and ground of being are facilitated by process based on the essence, nature, and ground of nature or by fractal process (and mechanisms) of sum of parts of the whole process.
What discerned here are aspects of the essence, nature, and ground of being. And nature (which are timeless). And many phenomena are empirical or known science. Even through material and immaterial worlds are interdependent and connected parts of sum of parts of the greater whole. Living experience out of the known physical world such as spiritual realms, OBE, and NDE guarantee existence of the subtle body-mind. In other words, can NEVER be possible through the physical body alone based on experiential or scientific empirical extrapolation, interpolation, and correlation empirical data of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd person as well as core fundamental sciences and process based science. And beyond.
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