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    Do you like Alan Watts?

    I am in one of those moods tonight. There is a lot going on inside.

    I thought I would share some Alan Watts stuff.


    Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lYyVCyRQXho


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    Another version of the above... luv this one too.

    We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience. - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
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    OK one more I love you...

    We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience. - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
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    The first video at the 1.56sec point there is an aircraft that tasks off over a mountains edge, that is a small drop off and emergency airstrip on the jonsom treck Nepal . Its pretty hairy going . the video shows quite a lot of footage from Nepal .A good place to reflect on the themes that is inspired on the vid.

    Love this guy. I like his thoughts ,his voice but most of all his ability to present the higher truths in its simpler of formats that can reach your soul . Even if it is not fully understood it is felt and you remind yourself that yes I am alive and yes I matter.

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    Quote Originally posted by Tonz View Post
    Love this guy. I like his thoughts ,his voice but most of all his ability to present the higher truths in its simpler of formats that can reach your soul .
    A nice voice is a very important criteria for people to decide if they want to listen to someone.

    btw, I like him, Alan Watts.

    Thanx, MrCasual!
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    So glad to hear the words about dreams. And from such a great voice.

    Thought of Bruce Lee. Be Water.

    Loved the words the same but much preferred the first of the pair. I find the natural scenery more appealing and my dreams are often in natural settings.

    Interestingly, I generally let my dreams unfold naturally. That's been my way. If I take control it's for a specific reason.

    In this context, Mr. Casual, your name is spot on.

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    That first video reminds me of this one...

    I (as us all) am (are)
    simply the All that Is
    that found a way to trick Itself
    that It wasn't Itself
    and simultaneously
    hid Itself within Itself
    such that It might (re)discover Itself
    alive and individuated
    within Its self-created Magick Kingdom.

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    Don't Ignore Your Dignity and Purpose
    A Metaphorical Rumi Poem spoken by Britain's best reciter - Duncan Mackintosh

    "When good information comes - you know it right away

    it is medicine to you,
    it brings colour to your face,
    strength to your body,
    your eyes brighten,
    your feet get lively and agile

    You say thank you my friend -
    this truth you give me is like freedom to me

    Please go in front and you be the leader

    You have the scent of my camel better than I do

    But the imitator does not feel the intensity of these clues."


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    Alan Watts

    I love this guy. I read several of his books all the way back in the 80's and as best I can recall my two favorites of his are Cloud Hidden:Whereabouts Unknown, and The Book:On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are. Back in the day before the internet the only way to get acquainted with original thinkers was reading, which I did plenty of. He was definitely one of the great ones!

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