There is really no way to express the sense of relief and of total relaxation that arises with the realization that all of life, all of existence is without cause. All anxiety and trepidation are based in the false perception that there is a primal cause to existence and to our life, your life, my life. It is a very deeply rooted taboo to express the view that all that we perceive and conceive of arises spontaneously out of nothing.
Of course it is mind-boggling to imagine that all of life, indeed the entire cosmos in its vastness, complexity and intrinsic order could be completely spontaneous. That nonetheless may be the case, as mysterious and miraculous as it sounds.
Many have contemplated the original and fundamental character of life and have come to their own realizations. Continue reading