Materiality are Mutually Dependent:
Interdependence of Mentality and Materiality;
of the dual Name-and-Form:
Mentality alone has no efficient power, it cannot eat, drink, speak, nor
Materiality alone is also without sufficient power, since it cannot do
without orders and drive: It has neither desire to eat, drink, speak, nor
When materiality and mentality are joined together, these two twins can act:
When mentality (mind) has a desire to eat, a desire to drink, a desire to
or a desire to walk, it is materiality (body) that eats, drinks, speaks
Mentality is like the robot's software. Materiality
is like the robot's hardware.
Mentality and Materiality, Mind & Matter are
Therefore did the
Ancient Elders say:
The mental and the material does really exist,
but here there is no 'human being' to be found,
for it is void, and merely fashioned like a doll..
Just suffering piled up like grass and sticks...
The mental and the material: Name-and-Form
are Siamese Twins, that each supports the other:
When one dies, they both die, surely inseparable
due to their necessary mutual dependence...
They cannot come to be by their own strength,
or even maintain themselves by their own power..
Depending on other states, weak in themselves,
conditioned and constructed, they come into being;
They come to be, with others as crucial requirement...
They are activated by others as a controller!
They are thus produced by object and condition,
and each by something other, than itself...
And just as men
depend upon a ship for traversing the ocean, so does the mental mind need the
material body for real efficiency. And as the
ship depends upon the men for traversing the ocean,
so does the material body need the
mental mind for induction, guidance, manipulation and control.
Depending each upon the other both the ship and the men can sail the
And so do both mind and matter depend upon the
Is this phenomena Mind or
Matter or both or neither?
On this Mind-and-Matter Duality, Mentality-Materiality, Naming-and-Forming: