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    Interesting thought

    Lighting
    September 6, 2009
    10:22 AM
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    I found a book of Wittgenstein quotes on Scribd. "A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes." Wittgenstein My take is that life is proof the Divine has what we could call a sense of humor. ;-)

    Neomonist
    September 5, 2009
    9:35 PM
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    I posted that in relation to what I was getting about an earlier post "Two ways to Oneness". People mistook denying ideas about -O- for denying -O-. Our ideas about the Divine is not the Divine. As Alan Watts wrote: "If thou shalt not make any graven image of anything that is in the heavens above, then all these fixed notions of God are idolatrous … if, for example, you have a window on which there is a fine painting of the sun, your act of faith in the real sun will be to scrape the painting off so that you can let the real sunlight in. So, in the same way, pictures of God on the window of the mind need scraping off, otherwise they become idolatrous substitutes for the reality." Those who follow the via negativa keep their windows clean of all paintings/ideas other than 'is'. Student - "God is, right?" Master - "Yes but it is a shame to say so."

    Neomonist
    August 19, 2009
    6:47 PM
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    Thank you for the blog comment. The idea has been rattling around in my mind for a long time - got tired of the noise. ;-)

    Neomonist
    July 31, 2009
    7:39 PM
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