Can spirituality be an escape from reality?


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Today I would like to raise a quite controversial topic, especially on the blog, which concerns, among others, personal development. But I believe that it is by examining different perspectives, by carefully listening to our opponents and not rejecting their opinions at once, that we have a chance to take another step forward and become fuller. Thanks to this, we learn, expand both our knowledge and our awareness.


Today I would like to ask: can spirituality be an escape from reality?


Following Socrates' good advice, I will begin by defining what in this post I will understand by:


spirituality - the sphere of human inner life related to the search for answers to the questions: Who am I? What is the meaning of life? Is there a God?


reality - here understood in a colloquial way. The "world" external to us. Space and time we live in here on Earth. The people w