Once sensual desire has overcome, right, nothing left to abond further then mind. Today people tend to go after Sea Squirt methods, which, if good, leads to the undesirable state if "mindless being", but for most cases just "perfect sensual consumer", good householder. So gross hunger, gross food (given by eye, ear, nose, tongue, body) has to be penetrated first, before rejecting the intellect as well. Food and sources aren't for sure, and really a burden if not really free and caught mindless in the desert.Sushan wrote: ↑July 9th, 2022, 6:43 am This topic is about the July 2022 Philosophy Book of the Month, The Truth Is Beyond Belief!: Some thoughts to make you think about the power of your thoughts…by Jerry Durr
(Location 24 - Kindle version)"The One, when viewed from below, appears to be the many. The many, when viewed from above, is seen to be The One."
This “lofty” perspective has, to this day, inspired me to explore the power and role of the human mind with its magical ability to so seamlessly impose its own subjective, separating beliefs overtop an objective, unified reality - Existence Itself.
This author highlights the ability of our mind to form subjective and controversial ideas not only about vague facts and theories, but also regarding obvious and clearly proven points (e.g. Flat-earth believers). It is okay for anyone to have any personal opinion, but people often tend to argue and quarrel upon such facts.
Thinking about this, I got the idea that there will be no more arguments if we do not let our minds to act on their own. What do you say?
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