Wisdom of the Unknown Show more
Wisdom comes from deeply challenging your own views, everything that you think, everything that you thought you knew. It’s not that you’re necessarily wrong, it’s that you have to break the spell of belief, the spell of believing in your own thoughts, ideas, commitments. You must radically challenge everything you think and value, to understand it’s true nature, to go beyond what is known as J. Krishnamurti says.
Ancient mud dragons discovered. https://www.sott.net/article/409722-Mindblowing-haul-of-fossils-over-500-million-years-old-unearthed-in-China
Once again, I’m back to the notion that awakening is not about figuring out the right meaning of dharma, or the right meditative state of mind. There are no right answers, or even right questions. There’s just what lies beyond the known, the unknown. Enlightenment is a lot of ‘nothing’. Every once in a while, you get flashes of insight (poof!) and then it’s a lot of nothing for a long time. You get used to the nothingness of it.
A poem on race & the experience of a black woman Show more
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