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The Experiential Basis of the Spiritualist/Materialist Duality

Steven E. Kaufman


It is the nature of experience as being the product of a relation that creates the Spiritualist/Materialist duality as an extension of the fundamental Existence/experience mental-conceptual duality, while it is the unavoidable and inviolable limitation inherent in the Individual's creation of experience that blinds the Materialist, through their attachment to the reality of experience, to the Reality apprehended by the Spiritualist. It is also true that the Spiritualist can be blind to the reality of the Materialist if they hold to tightly to what they, from their perspective, create as experience. Experiential reality is not unreal, it's just not as real as the Existential Reality which, through relation to Itself, both creates and apprehends it.

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ISSN: 2153-8212