Monday, April 20, 2009

Perception etc.

This idea – that we do not see the world the way it is, but rather the way we are – has heavily influenced the way I've come to look at the world over the past while. I constantly notice how pride, vanity and all sorts of other vices seem to block our abilities to encounter the truth as it really is rather than as we wish it was. Someone suggested to me the other day that they think most people operate out of a desire to be right, rather than out of a desire to do what is right. And it is because of this that most people are in chains – trapped by their own limited views and opinions on reality. I really hope that I'm not one of them. I really, really hope ...

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