Wednesday, 27 July 2011

OH YE INHERITORS OF IMMORTAL BLISS!

COMMENT:


Oh ye Inheritors of Immortal Bliss
what
are You
doing
with This?


Oh ye winners of lottery first prizes
what are your doings
with the winnings?

(Oh ye sinners of unexpected surprises
 what are you trawling up
 with your sinnings?)



NEW PROJECT: DOING

Monday, 18 July 2011

CHOOSING TO MUST

COMMENTS:

Choosing to must
choosing to can't
choosing to shall
choosing to shan't
choosing to lose
choosing to find
choosing to cruel
choosing to kind
choosing to wise
choosing to fool
choosing to see
choosing to blind
choosing to truth
choosing to lie
choosing to believe
choosing to why?
choosing to live
choosing to die
No!
choosing to die
NO!
choosing to born, choosing to die
choosing to born, choosing to die
choosing to born is choosing to die
choosing to born IS choosing to die
choosing to born IS choosing to die
YES



NEW PROJECT:

Oh ye Inheritors of Immortal Bliss
What
are You
doing
with This?

Monday, 11 July 2011

CHOOSING TO CAN'T

COMMENT:

A man is led by two others into a cell. They leave him there and lock the door, taking the key with them.

A man goes into a room, carrying a book. He locks the door behind him and puts the key on the table. Then he sits down, facing the open window, and starts reading.

The first man's mobile phone rings. "Yes, I realise that it is important." He looks at the door. "But I can't come."

The second man's phone rings. "Yes, I realise that it is important." He looks at his book. " But, I'm sorry, I can't come."

The operative word is "choose". If there is choice there is freedom to choose.

Can and can't have nothing to do with it.

If there is freedom to choose, you choose what you want. (Even if you choose to do your duty, it is because that is what you want to do).

If you choose to can't, it is because you don't want to can. So why not say, "I don't want to"?

In order to avoid accepting responsibility. It is part of the psychological culture of blame.



NEW PROJECT: CHOOSING TO MUST.

Monday, 4 July 2011

STRAIGHT STICK, CROOKED STICK

COMMENT:

It may be obvious if a stick is crooked or it may not.  It is most obvious if it is set alongside a straight stick. In the physical world there are standard measurements (straight sticks) such as the standard lengths on the wall of the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, with which potentially crooked sticks (shopkeepers' measures?) can be compared.

These straight sticks exist in the mental world too.  Variants in English spelling can be referred to the Oxford English Dictionary.

In ethics involving morality and right behaviour, for some people the equivalent of the wall of the Royal Observatory might be Moses' Stone Tablets of the Law.  The equivalent of the O.E.D. might be the Bible.

Or the Koran.  Or the Vedas.  Or the Avesta.  Or Das Kapital.

There lies the problem.  If there is more than one stick claiming to be straight and they are not identical, the adherents of each will view each of the others as crooked.  The result can only be trouble.  Today, now, look at the world.  You will see the kind of trouble it leads to.

This is a universally applicable straight stick:

Avoid Bad. Cultivate Good. Purify your mind.

Where
Bad is doing to other beings what you not like them to do to you.
Good is being helpful, kind and considerate.
Purify your mind is understood in the sense of purifying water; where all adulterants are removed, leaving pure water.


NEW PROJECT: CHOOSING TO CAN'T