“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Pointing Out the Nature of Mind

People always ask me, "Tim, what is the nature of mind?" :) Not really.

What is the taste of sugar? Imagine you are a mute and are trying to describe it.

Since like everything else in the universe, you can't directly point to it, here is something that is as good as anything:

Listen to this first. It is the emptiness aspect:

Now listen to this. It is the display aspect:

Now dance to both. That is the moving love aspect. (As Anne Klein says, what a star.)

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