Conversations August 17, 2010

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

5:30 AM. All right, let’s talk more about threads.

We are proceeding in a straight-line direction. First we showed that you as individuals aren’t individual in any meaningful description — despite how a life feels separate, often alone. Then we showed that — as in so many things — it isn’t significantly different on this side. Despite popular mythology of many kinds, there aren’t the individuals on this end that you may be tempted to think us, any more than on your side. All this, though, certainly should raise the question in your minds — where is the continuity among so much flow? Where is the source of the feeling of individuality that is an inseparable part of life? Further questions should include that of traditional religious belief — how is it that people have believed in reincarnation or in judgment followed by heaven or hell, if we are not individuals in the way such ideas seem to require?

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Conversations June 26, 2010

Saturday, June 26, 2010

5:15 AM. Early mornings with the windows all open (as they have been all night to cool the house), my morning is set to the alternating calls of various songbirds, going back and forth. One more feature of the early morning I wouldn’t gladly do without. A simple thing, really.

Okay, here we are, coffee is brewing, I just added Wayne to our Papa list, what’s our topic today? Papa?

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