One of our problems today it to try and find an adequate, satisfying, image of the world. Not only what image of the world to have but, how we can get our sensations and our feelings in accordance with the most sensible images and feelings of the world we can manage to conceive… Ceramic Model of the Universe vs Fully Automated Model  of the Universe  “If you awaken from this illusion, and you understand that black implies white, self implies other, life implies death — or shall I say, death implies life — you can feel yourself. Not as a stranger in [More]
Alan Watts, popularizing Eastern philosophy to the Western world in a speech about our relationship to the universe. “Why don’t you really know what you want? Two reasons that you don’t really know what you want: #1 You have IT! #2 You don’t know yourself, because you never can. The Godhead is never an object of it’s own knowledge. Just as a knife doesn’t cut itself, fire doesn’t burn itself, light doesn’t illumine itself. It’s always an endless mystery to itself.” – Alan Watts “That which IS the Knower, the Ground of All knowledge, is never Itself an object of [More]