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Strangers in strange lands



We can remember between 5 and 9 digits.

So why do we value our self-images so much?

Would you rather look at the image of a flower or at the flower itself?

Gaze at the flower and it is marvelous. - Look at the image and you only see a representation.

The thought of a flower.

We imagine our lives - no wonder they feel empty.

We miss everything but the self-image. We miss us.

Let's marvel at the flowers instead.


  1. Very thought-provoking.
    Essentially: Pay attention to what is, to the moment, to life as it actually happens and unfolds before us, rather than focusing on our thoughts, on the meaning we attach and constantly construct. Did I get it? Interesting post. Thanks for the reminder. It's easy to forget and get caught up in thinking about life rather than experiencing it.

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