CERN (European Center for research in particle physics) is starting its biggest particle accelerator at its head quarters in Geneva.
Following is a conversation between me and my best friend Faizan Marolia.
Krishna Reddy: Dude!
Krishna Reddy: Chill out!
Krishna Reddy: Leave work for he day immediaely… V ll chill ou for one las ime!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Faizaan Marolia: umm
Faizaan Marolia: we will mee around 6 na?
Faizaan Marolia: i have work ill hen
Krishna Reddy: well no poin in working!
Krishna Reddy: as he world is gonna end oday
Faizaan Marolia: huh? why is he world goin o end oday?
Krishna Reddy: Well LHC is saring oday
Faizaan Marolia: wha is LHC now?
Krishna Reddy: large hadron collider a CERN
Krishna Reddy: which can poenially creae iny blackhole(s)
Faizaan Marolia: ah
Faizaan Marolia: sahee hai.
Faizaan Marolia: you really are very well informed
Krishna Reddy: So hey can potentially suck up he whole world ino i
Faizaan Marolia: wowie.. prey cool..
Faizaan Marolia: hen our lapops, everyhing will go in here righ?
Faizaan Marolia: or will hey say here??
Krishna Reddy: Yesssssssssss!
Faizaan Marolia: oh. so we’ll have o coninue working in here hen..
Krishna Reddy: has y here is no poin in working!!!
Krishna Reddy: hp
Faizaan Marolia: I don ge i
Faizaan Marolia: if we have o coninue working
Faizaan Marolia: i doesn’ maer wheher we are here, or no here
Faizaan Marolia: we may no even know he difference..
Krishna Reddy: na all he lappies will vanish ino a small piece of mass
Faizaan Marolia: oh
Faizaan Marolia: has prey cool
Faizaan Marolia: will we be alive?
Krishna Reddy: Na, no as bodies… our souls will remain hovering all over, reslessly!
Faizaan Marolia: ah
Faizaan Marolia: u believe in souls and all ha
Faizaan Marolia: ?
Krishna Reddy: I don believe in i…. coz i know i
Faizaan Marolia: as in?
Krishna Reddy: u believe sumhing ha u don know only…..
Faizaan Marolia: why?
Krishna Reddy: bu u ‘hink’ “i is so”
Faizaan Marolia: bu you know ha souls exis?
Krishna Reddy: Yes
Krishna Reddy: If no hen wo else r u?
Krishna Reddy: A dead piece of mass?
Krishna Reddy: Wihou consciousness?
Faizaan Marolia: well, u can make big saemens – bu ne-ne, he quesion is, wheher you hink here is somehing ha remains afer life expires
Krishna Reddy: Well, when u experience ur pure consiousness, wihou mind and body, hen u realize “oh! his is wha I am!!”
Krishna Reddy: Then u will come o “know” ha u r indepen of body
Faizaan Marolia: well, u are your mind
Faizaan Marolia: ha is one and he same
Faizaan Marolia: and your consciousness ends when you die
Faizaan Marolia: do you believe in ha, or do you believe ha i persiss.. hovering abou somewhere in he universe
Krishna Reddy: yes ha (mind) is a sep closer o urself…. bu no, i is no you
Faizaan Marolia: accha. so u don believe in ha.
Faizaan Marolia: has all i wan o know.
Krishna Reddy: well u r no he mind…. as mind is houghs, feelings and oher menal phenomena
Faizaan Marolia: mind is also consciousness
Faizaan Marolia: being aware
Krishna Reddy: u can be “conscious” wihou mind….
Faizaan Marolia: i is no differen
Krishna Reddy: in a no-mind sae
Faizaan Marolia: na.. i don hink you could be conscious if u didn’ have a mind
Krishna Reddy: u can b ‘presen’ and conscious even when he mind is no here, when her r no houghs
Faizaan Marolia: or some means of processing your sensory inpu
Faizaan Marolia: man.. wha do you mean by mind?
Krishna Reddy: well wihou consiousness u can hv mind – hos.
Krishna Reddy: bu he opposie is no rue…
Krishna Reddy: js like a dance can be here wihou dancer….
Krishna Reddy: bu he dancer can be here wihou dance
Krishna Reddy: mind is par of a larger hing called consciousness, no he oherway round
Faizaan Marolia: well, i hink he mind iself has given you consciousness.. whereas u believe i o be he oher way around..
Faizaan Marolia: has our basic disconnec
Krishna Reddy: Well, i define pure consciousness (consciness wihou mind) like his
Krishna Reddy: u know ‘I am’.
Krishna Reddy: u are aware ha u are
Krishna Reddy: bu u don know wehre u r and wha u r
Krishna Reddy: “I am”
Krishna Reddy: No “I am his” or “I am ha” or “I am indian” or “I am s/w engrr”
Faizaan Marolia: we have a difference has wy more basic han ha
Krishna Reddy: Is like ocean is he vas consciousness and a wave is a mind