Matt--Lukin
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Has anyone noticed that most atheists…

Started this discussion. Last reply by Humble Pie Jan 12, 2013. 66 Replies

Seem to criticize religion from a Christian or western religious perspective? In other words, those religions which have their basis in Hebraism, Judaism, and Islam; the so-called "Abrahamic…Continue

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Matt--Lukin commented on Amanda Ashcraft's blog post Do Your Best And God Will Do The Rest
"David Bohm, Albert Einstein, et al. would often use the word "God," but of course their conception of God probably wouldn't tally with the average Christian's conception of God. In the Tao of Physics, the "Brahman" of…"
Thursday
Matt--Lukin replied to Katie Cross's discussion Atheist role models?
"I like Sam Harris out of the "Four Horsemen of Atheism" bunch (Richard Dawkins, Daniel Dennett, Christopher Hitchens and Harris), because he's the only atheist out of these four that's willing to take risks, and yes I'm…"
Sep 14
Matt--Lukin replied to scott martins's discussion IS EVERYBODY 100% POSITIVE THERE IS NO GOD?
"The whole "lack of evidence" seems a ridiculous argument. Christopher Hitchens said it best, "Lac of evidence is not evidence of absence," and that's because what lack of "substantial proof" are people talking…"
Sep 14
Matt--Lukin replied to Scot Hinson's discussion Suicide ?!?
"Well, I believe "death" is meant in a very different sense than the French take. I believe it relates to the notion of "ego death." After all, all the Buddha demanded from the devotee was nothing less than the extinction of the…"
Aug 15
Matt--Lukin replied to Anthony Jordan's discussion Free Will [Sam Harris]
"Okay, this is precisely what I'm talking about when it comes to misconceptions and pre-conceived notions. -_- First of all, psychedelics aren't addictive substances, they do not create addiction. In fact, most people try 'em…"
Aug 13
Matt--Lukin replied to Anthony Jordan's discussion Free Will [Sam Harris]
"Depends on how you're defining truth here. I'm not sure if you've read the dialogue between Trick and I, but I describe in what sense can a psychedelic experience be related to truth.  What Alan Watts, McKenna, and Strassman are…"
Aug 13
Matt--Lukin replied to Anthony Jordan's discussion Free Will [Sam Harris]
"I whole-heartedly disagree. The so-called diatribe is basically the point-of-view or consensus in the psychedelic community. These things are seen as great tools for exploring consciousness. These substances aren't for everyone, and I do not…"
Aug 13
Matt--Lukin replied to Scot Hinson's discussion Suicide ?!?
"In Hinduism, from the standpoint of Brahman, time ceases to exist. I've been able to relate to a lot of eastern scripture and poetry because it seems to overlap with the experiences I've had with psychedelics, and I often wonder if…"
Aug 12
Matt--Lukin replied to Scot Hinson's discussion Suicide ?!?
"Perhaps you've heard of Rick Strassman's book "DMT: The Spirit Molecule," he speculates that the NDE may be a natural induction of endogenous N,N-DMT, that the dying brain is flooded with DMT, and you undergo a vast psychedelic…"
Aug 12
Matt--Lukin replied to Anthony Jordan's discussion Free Will [Sam Harris]
"You know, prior to psychedelics, I really had no interest in any of these things, fractals, determinism, religion, atheism, altered states, etc. Now, as a result of these psychedelic experiences, I've become obsessed with all these topics. A…"
Aug 12
Matt--Lukin replied to Scot Hinson's discussion Suicide ?!?
"In a way, even if there's no afterlife, death is like heaven. I mean, we think of death as this dreadful and depressive event, but that's only we're here still thinking about it. When you die, there's nothing left to think about,…"
Aug 12
Matt--Lukin replied to Anthony Jordan's discussion Free Will [Sam Harris]
"I'm not sure if you've read or heard about Dr. Rick Strassman's book "DMT: The Spirit Molecule," but he records his findings in his book that he gathered by intravenously dosing dozens of volunteers with pharmacologically…"
Aug 4
Matt--Lukin replied to Joan Denoo's discussion The cost of masculine crime
"Interesting to note that this article is written by two women. George Carlin once called "testosterone" the most dangerous drug on Earth. There was a special on H-B-O about transexuals who were born female and striving to be male by…"
Aug 4
Matt--Lukin replied to Anthony Jordan's discussion Free Will [Sam Harris]
"I want to respond to this more elaborately, unfortunately I do not have the time right now to do so. What you've expressed is a common cynical point-of-view of those who've not have such experiences. I know you've…"
Aug 1
Matt--Lukin replied to Anthony Jordan's discussion Free Will [Sam Harris]
"I'm not sure how familiar you are, Trick, with "mystical experience," or let alone the very topic of "mysticism." I have to assume that you've not had such an experience, so I'd like to go over some details about…"
Aug 1
Matt--Lukin replied to Anthony Jordan's discussion Free Will [Sam Harris]
"Trick, are you familiar with  McTaggart's descriptions of time, the A-series and B-series? I was wondering if you held a position on either the A-theory or B-theory. Judging by what you've typed here, I'd say that you agree…"
Aug 1

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Perennial Philosophy

Posted on June 25, 2014 at 9:00pm 2 Comments

Before I get started, I'd like to say that this post actually got me banned from the ThinkAtheist forum because it gave some people the impression that I was proselytizing an "LSD God." That is entirely a misinterpretation of what I'm attempting to convey here. So, I must make it clear right from the get go that I'm not trying to sell anyone any specific concept or ideology. These are simply my opinions, and so you're welcome to think…
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