10.23 Pursuing Consciousness

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Any single aspect isn’t enough to create a self-identity because any one aspect could be true of any human. Just as ice crystals themselves don’t make a snowflake—it is the individual shape of the many crystals that make it unique and a snowflake—so it is with you. -Peter Ralston   Buy the books at Amazon. Learn more […]

10.12 The Book Of Not Knowing

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If we don’t project onto the tree the attributes of a human mind, the “tree-self” appears vastly different from our own. Since trees don’t harm us, and give themselves without a whimper to our needs, the common consensus is that they are benign. So we might imagine a rather benevolent selfless creature, infinitely patient and […]

3.72 Genius of Being

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You may wonder why you should puzzle over this tricky absolute stuff. Your self is not absolute, and you live in a relative world. Everything that is important to you is relative, so what’s the big deal? If you’re not absolute and care only about you, that may be valid, but find out what you […]