Hindu and Zen, Heidegger, Pavel Florensky, Culture of Modernity,

Write one-page answers to each of the following questions: 1. Based on Hindu and Zen ideas, explain how the non-dual approach contributes to the sense of harmony and fulfillment. 2. What according to Heidegger are the differences between calculative or (technological) thinking and meditative thinking? How does he envisage the relationship between calculative and meditative types of thinking? 3. Explain how Pavel Florensky characterizes sin? How is sin associated with the psychological state of fragmentation? 4. Based on the ‘Culture of Modernity” reading and the text ‘There Must Be More Than This’, explain how subjectivism dominates the modern age. Discuss two specific examples. 5. Write half a page answer to the following question: Why according to the reading ‘I’=Awareness, our real self must be identified with pure awareness that is devoid of particularity associated with thoughts, desires, memories, feelings, sensations etc.?