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Sometimes what you look at looks back at you

By Exuvia 2016

Don´t you think

May 13, 2013

“Don´t you think

that if I was mistaken

I would realize it?”

 

“No crees,

que si no estuviera en lo correcto

me daría cuenta?”

 

“Tror du ikke

at hvis jeg ikke havde ret

så ville jeg indse det?”

Within within

April 27, 2013

Inhabits

The Spirit the mind, the mind the body,
the body the world…

We live within within …within

 

Within within -

 

What matters most

October 17, 2011

“Yes, I understood when Noam spoke of the power of his work. I had always thought of intelligence as power, the supreme power. Understanding is not the means of mastery, but the end itself (see Spinoza). This belief, pushed through the dark channels of the libido, emerged as the determinant of my sexual preferences. I am only attracted to men who I believe to be more intelligent than I am. A detected mistake in logic considerably cools my desire. They can be shorter, they can be weaker, they can be poorer, they can be meaner, but they must be smarter. For the smart are the masters in my mattering region. And if you gain power over them, then through the transitivity of power you too are powerful.”

The Mind-Body Problem by Rebecca Goldstein

Short, weak, poor and mean! you would have to be blond to hanker after diamonds.

…Though I imagine there would be nothing wrong with having it all: gold assets, a strong libido and a fierce intelligence. Jack pot! in terms of attraction. You would be the honey where it matters; the master of secure attachment.

 

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Divinity

April 27, 2010

We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality.

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.

Albert Einstein

(1879-1955)

Reason dreams of an empire of knowledge, a mansion of the mind. Yet sometimes we end up living in a hovel by its side.

Reason has shown us our capacity for power, both to create and to destroy. Yet how we use that power rests on our deeper capacities which lie beyond the reach of reason…

Heinz R. Pagels

(1939-1988)

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The myth of Why

September 18, 2009

arcanum-10-wheel_of_fortune

The opportunity to ‘discover-decide’  why ones soul is bleeding allows a person to make sense of the situation.

In this ‘discovering-deciding’, do we lead, as in creating a meaning, or do we follow as in discovering a meaning? Both take place a posteriori; events have already occurred. It is a matter, now, of who gets to say why things have happened, I or destiny?

Which of the two paths to peace we take, in assisted mental metabolism or therapy, is of no functional importance; psychology does not reach out to the soul, it is about helping a mind in anguish.

When you carry a burden, meaning is helpful, whether you make it up or find it.

I usually tell myself:  “I found it”

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“O Fortune, like the moon

you are changeable,

ever waxing

and waning;

hateful life

first oppresses

and then soothes

as fancy takes it”

FROM: O Fortuna – Carmina Burana – by Carl Orff