A philosophy that sees the natural world as a reflection of a greater perfect spiritual world
direct intuitive awareness of the presence of Ultimate Spiritual Reality.
to go beyond our everyday experiences of the physical world.
One who follows the crowd.
The American Renaissance
the arrival of cultural maturity in the United States.
Transcendentalism "the belief"
belief that Ultimate Spiritual Reality can be known through intuition rather than reason or logic
Transcendentalism "the place"
the natural world is the doorway to the spiritual world.
Transcendentalism "the result"
alone in nature the logical part of the mind melts away allowing direct conscience contact to the spiritual world.
direct awareness of the presence of Ultimate Spiritual Reality.
Our scence of self ( the self as distinguished from others).
engaging in social, political, and religious traditions without getting anything out of it.
Doing the same stuff over and over again.