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  •  consider it a koan (2+ / 0-)
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    88kathy, MeToo

    like that "what is the sound of one hand clapping?" riddle.

    ;)

    Touch all that arises with a spirit of compassion

    by Mindful Nature on Thu May 02, 2013 at 02:56:37 PM PDT

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    •  I made up my own. When you are fishing, (1+ / 0-)
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      MeToo

      the fish line goes in the water. It seems to jump over a couple of inches and continue on down in the water. That place where it jumps over, is like religion. The air and water fish line will never ever ever match up, it will always jump over.

      Validate my parking Validate my parenting Validate my politics Validate my religion And I will be happy.

      by 88kathy on Thu May 02, 2013 at 03:57:32 PM PDT

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      •  What you see in the water (1+ / 0-)
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        88kathy

        there is a reflection of your mind.  : )

        I did mean for my initial reply to be abstract :  you're 180 degrees from center with all this... circular logic, never resolves. Love the idea that it's a koan!

        The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution. Paul Cezanne

        by MeToo on Thu May 02, 2013 at 05:52:11 PM PDT

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