The Importance of Understanding Awareness

Awareness is the very medium through which we have any experience, understanding, and expression. Considering this, understanding Awareness itself is of crucial importance, for this understanding provides the key context which provides the ability to truly understand other matters. To proceed from a strictly material basis is to take the cart before the horse, to neglect the fundamentals in favor of the superfluous. Integralism is founded in the observation that Awareness, being Divine Essence itself, is more fundamental than Nature …

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Integralism & Nature

Human beings find beauty in Natural phenomena. Generally, we implicitly recognize the “rightness” of Nature and its expressions, despite any reservations we may have about our individual experience, or our place in the Natural order. We even go so far as to apply the labels “artificial” or “unnatural” to any phenomena that we believe conflicts with or diminishes this Natural beauty. But what exactly is Nature, and what role does it play in Integralism? To understand Nature, we must ask, …

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