“Independence created by philosophical insight is – in my opinion – the mark of distinction between a mere artisan or specialist and a real seeker after truth.” ~Albert Einstein
“I have no wish to defend my ‘vices’ with propaganda, making out that they are in fact virtues which others should follow. I am only saying that I distrust people who show no sign of naughtiness or self-indulgence.” ~Alan Watts
Strive to thrive rather than just survive, because surviving is not much fun when you aren’t thriving.
I love you,
Who is me,
Because I am you,
And I love me.
And who are we?
The one and only,
Meeting many people who think or behave in common ways helps you to appreciate the rarity of those who, by choice or nature, do not.
In the same manner that the word red has no real meaning to one who has not seen it, the word nirvana or any other experience has no real meaning until experienced. Communication happens by associating various memories of non-verbal experiences to words, and fidelity of the message requires all involved in the communication to have shared similar experiences.