A book review.........The Geography of Thoughts.... interesting reading..
On 8/5/2010 10:48 AM, ED wrote:
For whatever reasons, you appear to possess (an allegedly East Asian)
perceptual mind rather than (the allegedly Western) discursive mind. Is
one superior to the other, and if so, why?
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"roloro1557" <roloro1...@...> wrote:
Morning. . .
This morning I followed my usual routine. I splashed cold water on my
coffee, and took my cup out onto the veranda. The sky was palest
blue-gray-lavendar, nearly white, backlit by the sun behind the thick
Mist hugged the earth, dragon's breath, turning some of the trees that
more-gray-than-green and making others a bright, vibrating green. The
morning choir of cicadas was silent in the dimness, the night crickets
singing mutedly. The birds were hushed too. My spirit expanded and
sighed with deep happiness as I sipped my coffee and let myself be
the mists. . .
A little while later, after breakfast, I went out again to leave what
of the morning meal for the neighborhood strays and fill the bird
the sun, a little higher and stronger, had thinned the clouds and mist
sky was bluer. The mist looked like thin veils made of pearl, shining
muted rainbow light, as pearls do. The trees and plants looked as though
had been hung with nets of diamonds as the sunlight prisimed through the
moisture clinging to them and making hundreds of sparkling little points
And I was caught up, soaring into pure joy. . . . .
"The mountains, rivers, earth, grasses, trees, and forests, are always
a subtle, precious light, day and night, always emanating a subtle,
sound, demonstrating and expounding to all people the unsurpassed
Be Enlightened In This Life - We ALL Can