What we have forgotten is that thoughts and words are conventions, and that it is fatal to take conventions too seriously. 

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You are an aperture through which the universe is looking at and exploring itself.

You are an aperture through which the universe is looking at and exploring itself.

Our consciousness is almost completely preoccupied with memory and expectation. We do not realize that there never was, is, nor will be any other experience than present experience.

Our consciousness is almost completely preoccupied with memory and expectation. We do not realize that there never was, is, nor will be any other experience than present experience.

Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.

Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.

Just as true humor is laughter at oneself, true humanity is knowledge of oneself.

Just as true humor is laughter at oneself, true humanity is knowledge of oneself.

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