The Scale of Observation creates the Phenomenon
Phenomena only appear to us as they do as a result of the focal range at which they are placed in relation to our sense organs. At another focal range we should perceive galaxies of atoms and their satellites where now we perceive what we describe as a tea-cup. At the closer focal range no independent forms, no separate phenomena would be perceptible, or knowable even by inference. At a longer focal range they would again become indistinguishable. Even in physics Form and Substance are dependent on a physical adjustment, and only exist subject to an artificial arrangement of our sensorial apparatus.
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If Cause and Effect are one whole thing in Reality - the effect being the obverse of the cause, then, since no Effect has a single Cause in Space-Time, a vast linkage emerges, Time and Space close up like a concertina, and assume the appearance (in thought) of a solid motionless block.
Reincarnation and Recurrence...2
'IN REALITY THERE ARE NO LIVING BEINGS TO BE LIBERATED BY THE TATHAGATA'
- The Buddha, in the Diamond Sutra XXV
'Rebirth' could be the result of dying without having transcended the three dimensions plus time (dying with the fourth dimension still perceived as time).
So dying the event of death would not relieve us of that limitation and our consciousness might have to continue (as far as it itself was concerned) subject to that illusion - which in itself constitutes what we know as life.
But since consciousness is based on memory, and since memory is not 're-born' (carried over from birth to birth), what would be left to reincarnate apart from the capacity for awareness?
The four-dimensional consciousness once realised, we live out our 'lives' but we could not be 'reborn'.
When there is no longer time (no Past or Future), i.e. once our 'life' is over, having realised that 'time' is non-existent as such and is only the fourth dimension of space - how could there be re-birth?
'Life' is itself an illusion, i.e. the process of 'living' is not real. The Diamond Sutra tells us that, and, perhaps, little else.