If the universe is a simulation, why can’t we notice any glitches? (Megan Duval, on Quora) TL;DR The actual, non-simulated universe is your immediate uninterpreted experience of now.The simulation is thought (i.e. your mental models; habitual, philosophical and scientific).The glitch in the simulation is your imagination, because it makes you think you are seeing things that you are not seeing...
a practical guide to exploring consciousness ▼
Everybody is aware, but very few people are conscious.
Unknowing is a book about you: you who are reading these words, you who wonder what life is all about, you who love and worry, you the eternal mystery at the centre of your being. This book is about knowing yourself.
Self-knowledge comes when you learn to direct your attention inwardly, towards the source of consciousness, love and life within you. This consciousness lies behind thinking and feeling and is inaccessible to these forms of external knowing. To access the deeper parts of yourself requires a different process — unknowing — in which you learn to look at what is inside you without interpretation.
Unknowing is the antidote to the confusion of the mind, a practical guide to finding your way back to your authentic being: the real you behind the concepts.