Do This Now – The Anatomy of Happiness – Part II

Written by Philip Walter on Nov 23 at 9:47 am in audio, do this now, iSPIRITself, weMINDculture

Do This Now - The Anatomy of Happiness - an audio series from

You, me, or perhaps your mother, from the perspective of a bubble chamber.

At long last, here’s Part 2 of my ongoing series of conversations with my longtime friend and yoga teacher, Matt Krepps, about the nature of happiness. This part is called, “Macro vs. Micro: The Lessons of Modern Physics.” Below is a point-by-point outline of our discussion:

  • Overview of the perspectives of modern and classical physics
  • A thought experiment – Schrodinger’s Cat
  • J.J. Abrams’ Mystery Box and the creative collapse of the wavefunction
  • Another thought experiment – The Levitating Camera
  • The Yamas as a description of Awareness (your True Nature)

I actually got my “production guy” shit together on this one, so the sound quality is far superior to Part I. I must warn you, however, we come across a bit schizophrenic at times. Sometimes we speak as the True Self, other times as the small self. Sometimes we address the True Self in you, other times we address your small self. Either way, there’s a lot of great info packed in here. I hope you enjoy listening, and as always, please ask any questions you might have below.

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Click here to download the audio file to your computer, or use the player below. Part II runs about an hour in length, so get comfy. As always, your comments are encouraged. And if you like what you hear, don’t forget to subscribe to the blog either by rss or e-mail, so you won’t miss the next installment of this informative audio series.

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PS – Here’s your Moment of Zen from this installment: Matt blowing his own mind with the following words of profundity, and my rudely moving on without acknowledging them to get to my thought experiment … that’s why he’s the teacher, and I am but the padouin.

“I am not inside this body looking out. This body is inside me. I am not in the world. The world in inside Me. Nothing has ever existed apart from the Awareness that creates matt. The I Am. The basic Thing that cannot not be … The Being [as a verb] that knows Itself, that wants to be.”


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