Category Archives: perception

The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. ~Aristotle Advertisements

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A few times in my life, I’ve had moments of absolute clarity, when for a few, brief seconds, the silence drowns out the noise and I can feel, rather than think… I could never make these moments last. I cling … Continue reading

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The world’s spiritual geniuses seem to discover universally that the mind’s muddy river, this ceaseless flow of trivia and trash, cannot be dammed, and that trying to dam it is a waste of effort that might lead to madness. Instead … Continue reading

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Sometimes a tree can tell you more than can be read in a book. ~Carl Jung

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The wider you open your eyes, the darker the world becomes. ~Bianca Nicole Valle

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One of the painful things about our time is that those who feel certainty are stupid, and those with any imagination and understanding are filled with doubt and indecision. ~Bertrand Russell

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Consider the possibility that you are not you. Or rather that you are not the little self that you perceive yourself to be, with your small story and your passing struggles. Consider the possibility that you are an instrument of … Continue reading

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