To straddle the fence must be extremely challenging. How on Earth do you piece together the religion/science dichotomy?
I remember when I was a kid living in Washington DC standing in the middle of Western Avenue, which borders the State of Maryland, and saying to myself that I was on both sides of that border. It felt expansive to me. Now that seems to indicate your position: both this world and the next. Or, is it really that simple??
The virtue of a highly evolved being embraces all people and things and dispels the darkness which isolates them.
Hua Hu Ching-primary lesson.