“We shall continue to cling to our habitual ways of life with all the helplessness of addicts to a destroying passion.” -Alan Watts
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“I always feel like I’m struggling to become someone else. Like I’m trying to find a new place, grab hold of a new life, a new personality. I guess it’s part of growing up, yet it’s also an attempt to reinvent myself. By becoming a different me, I could free myself of everything. I seriously believed I could escape myself- as long as I made the effort. But I always hit a dead end. No matter...
“However, scientific measures for the removal of suffering are here beside the point, for it is doubtful whether the resulting increase of comfort would be welcomed if it were sufficient to upset the balance of the opposites. Just as too much light blinds the eyes, too much pleasure numbs the senses; to be apparent it needs contrast. But the problem of man’s conflict with the...
Every human being speaks a different language and that sometimes it seems as if words were made to conceal thoughts. -Alan W. Watts
“…the present moment is infinitely small; before we can measure it, it has gone and yet it exits forever…” -Alan Watts
“We whisper in the secrecy of our own four walls” -Vivre Sa Vie