metaxu ~= "in between"

Posts tagged ‘consciousness’

alternate realities

Of course there are alternate realities. There are over 7 billion on this planet alone.

make me like you

You say we are all unique and wonderful human beings and yet you want to make me more like you. Who is “we” then?

be at ease with not knowing

Be at ease with the state of not knowing.

This takes you beyond mind because the mind is always trying to conclude and interpret. It is afraid of not knowing.

So, when you can be at ease with not knowing, you have already gone beyond the mind.

A deeper knowing that is non-conceptual then arises out of that state.

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we are all artists

We are all artists. We’re creating the story of our life in each moment.

the thing that wakes you

Remember, the thing that woke you up may not be the thing that wakes another.

the ego trick

The unity [of self that] we experience, which allows us legitimately to talk of “I”, is a result of the Ego Trick — the remarkable way in which a complicated bundle of mental events, made possible by the brain, creates a singular self, without there being a singular thing underlying it.

Julian Baggini, The Ego Trick, quoted in The Atlantic

flashing before your eyes

It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true. It’s called Life.

Terry Pratchett