I especially appreciated this:
“Perhaps the one place where I can most powerfully exert my own will is in deciding how far towards either of these claims I decide to build my reality.”
A fine article. Thank you. I recently discovered (and you no doubt already knew) that there have now been quantum effects experimentally observed at the macro (real-world scale) level. This is actual evidence that our life experience at the human scale is well understood to not be limited to Newtonian mechanics.
Your readers might like to compare Bruce Lipton’s ‘The Biology of Belief”.