Pattern Interruption Non-News has no informational value, just potential experiential value. [Food-for-thought, by definition, comes with indigestion. If food-for-thought goes down easy, it's not food-for-thought but just brain-candy.]
I write this freely, unafraid of self-contradiction. And I encourage you to read this blog with the same attitude of interpretive freedom.
Walt Whitman: Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself. I am large: I contain multitudes.
Confusion* is enlightenment [of sorts].
confusion = letting go of the known + stepping into the unknown = openness of mind
My problem, I think, is that I lack imagination to be a good soldier of the Abstract. Which allows me to see things as they are, more or less. Or, perhaps, I am just imagining that I lack imagination and see things as they more or less are.
Look inside. Find where you experience yourself to be. That is am-ness, a living field of awareness. The rest is just info. (Mine feels like a vertical, out-looking plane of presence, a couple of inches in diameter, a discus of am-ness of sorts, fading out into "sensation" on periphery.)
i'll tell you why we watch majestic flocks of birds and the educational schools of fish... because each of us is a fragmented whole moving in unisson. so, we resonate with vectors.
more about MINDSTREAM:
News programming conditions. Non-News Mindstream de-conditions and de-programs.
Do I stand by any of these thoughts? Not when I sit (in meditation).