You would think I would know this by now. It was never as apparent as it is now. This difference between brain power and soul self-identification is not the same. I am discovering my soul anew because my power to use my brain to discover authenticity of my Ātman has increased (for more about the meaning of Ātman see below the reproduction of yesterday's drawing).
I used the Buddhist term above because the use of the word soul does not adequately fit my meaning. Ātman is an essence of things that do not depend on others; it is an intrinsic nature. In Buddhism this is NOT a good thing: In the Abhidharmapiṭaka, a treatise on metaphysics, the prime doctrine which allows pure Buddhist philosophy to successfully explain all phenomena is that all things happen with cause. Ātman is a conceptual attachment to oneself that promotes a belief that one is intrinsic and essential. This attachment further diverges one's route from the path to enlightenment and hence nirvāṇa, as all forms of attachment do.
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