The quality of any experiential state is either reduced or expanded by the identifiable contrast between conceptual expectation (future) versus a recapitulation of outcome (past). Where does the concept of love (the Now) figure into this conversation. These are my thoughts...
The mind has an inherent inability to know itself in the Now. It can only know itself within a construct of time. Without contrast from the Now no-thing readily exists as tangible to the mind. The discerning mind needs contrast (time/space) in order to conceptualize anything.
Life hosts an elephant in the room so big that we've turned something that is the penultimate spiritual experience - while also being the only resoundingly absolute experience you know that you'll have - into the subtext of life's unease and neurosis. The psychological dilemma itself is death, which can only exist to the mind as an abstraction attempting to amend the absolute.
"The point is to let go of closed-system, binary thinking and remain open-minded to the complexities of human nature and creativity and be the catalyst for human awareness and understanding."
More recently, Justin has completed a ten-year passion project involving self-inquiry, consciousness studies, shamanism and alternative health that resulted in the writing of his first book, a Consciousness Manifesto titled, The Pathology of Reason: Mechanisms of Mind, published here and available as an eBook.