The Truth Is

eric mccarty
2 min readFeb 25, 2024
The Truth Is — Headless Now — Consciousness — Awakening — Lyrical Prose — Moca McCarty Photo — Turtles All The Way Down

The truth is:

the truth is, I have no idea where or how consciousness emerges from, if it’s all pervading or just an aspect of my brain produced through a neurochemical reaction. The truth is, it doesn’t matter much to me, both being miracles of equal proportions and importance. Indeed, I find that if matter can be arranged in such a particular way as to produce the wave of astonishment and awe that sweeps through me with every sunrise —…

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eric mccarty

Writer, prose poetry, meditation teacher and lifetime student