I talk a lot about how Andy uses meditation to relax into a mystical state where he can access the delta quanta at the centre of being in order to manipulate probability and spell out new reality. Of course, the probability manipulation part is just sorcerous science fantasy fun — but I feel the conception of meditation I use in the story is valuable.
Below is a diagram I created to convey my thoughts about a skill we should all take much more seriously.
For me, meditation is not an add-on or an afterthought. It provides a foundational clarity that results in subtly forgoing shallow and self-destructive choices that benefit the consumption paradigm for a compulsion to undertake pursuits that are more beneficial to physical, mental and creative health.
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