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All Is Mind: A Fresh Look at Spinozan Panpsychism, Part 1

“So then, who are you? The organism is inseparable from its environment, so you are the organism-environment. You are no less than the whole universe. Each one of you is the universe expressed in the place you feel as here and now. So when you feel that you are a lonely, isolated, little stranger confronting … Continue reading

Fellow Inmates of the Asylum: Poffo Ortiz

Poffo Ortiz –author, artist, philosopher, HA! contributor and resident Biopantheist– opens up about his background, history and life experiences in this “unofficial” autobiography. I’m an ex-Christian, one-time aspiring youth minister, with an extensive, self-taught knowledge in biblical studies, history, theology, psychology, philosophy, mythology, folklore, metaphysics and the occult. I also have a strong background in … Continue reading

Reasons

There are millions of reasons to be an atheist–go back twenty-five years in time and I’ll tell you most of them–but they don’t add up to the one reason not to be: the love of God.The most ambiguous phrase ever spoken, a perfect void of meaning, you say?Empty as a blank canvas….Well, you can paint … Continue reading

The Forever All, by Guyus Seralius

This is an introductory video expressing some of the core ideas of my philosophical views. I believe the universe has always been here and always will be and that all things in the universe are ultimately connected. I believe that the universe is infinite and indestructible. I believe it is balanced and conserved. Below I … Continue reading

Further Thoughts on Pantheism by Poffo Ortiz

“Pantheism first and foremost is about AWARENESS.. awareness of the natural world and our true place within it. We are not above Nature, we are part of Nature, and Nature is a part of us. As many have aptly stated, the earth and everything in it is sacred and we are all connected. The God … Continue reading

Aldous Huxley and the Perennial Philosophy

I will let Wikipedia handle the finer details of Aldous Huxley’s biography, and stick with the themes most pertinent to our inquiry. Though most famous for his early satirical and pacifist writing (Brave New World being his signature work), and later for his pioneering experiments in opening “the doors of perception” through conscientious use of … Continue reading

The Beforedeath and Afterlife of Joe Self

A fellow named Joe Self recently asked the Biopantheism Facebook group about our thoughts on an afterlife. Here’s what I wrote to Joe Self: Before trying to determine what happens to us in the afterlife, I suspect, we need to be very clear about what we are in the beforedeath. You can think of Joe … Continue reading

Rethinking the Omnis: How Monism Saves God From Being Smooshed By His Own Rock

POSTULATE: The perception of the absolute attributes of a monotheistic “God” is none other than precognitive, intuitive awareness of the non-dual, pantheistic All (aka Brahman, Tao, al haqq, the Godhead etc), filtered through a cognitive process that, by its nature, renders the All as an object conceived by a separate subject. Pantheism offers a monist … Continue reading

Organismic Philosophy and Biotheism

From the description of the “BIOSOPHY” group on Facebook, in the words of group founder Peter Moriarty: “Biotheism and Organismic Philosophy is a form of Pantheism… but it is biocentric, ethical, Earth based Pantheism, which embraces humanist solutions to contemporary issues of biodiversity, sustainability, and living ‘the good life’ — now, on this planet, with … Continue reading

Biopantheism

The following is an introduction written for the Biopantheism discussion group on Facebook by its founder, pantheist author Poffo Ortiz. Biopantheism is a nascent movement in its very early stages (as of Sept 2015) seeking to codify pantheist values and deep ecology perspective into a sustainable spiritual community serving the Life common to us all. … Continue reading

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