this blog is the continuation of a genuine mystical tradition, unless you get in daily contemplative time and abstain to a significant degree from "entertainment" then you are just wasting your time and mine !
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"but i almost certainly never read the entire book, only portions and i find that is enough"No. You have to sit down and read the book deeply. You can't do this for every book, correct, but it is important to approach the important texts with rigor, otherwise you technically haven't read them.
still full of bullshit sepehr ?pompous know nothing ass !
You're the one that told me to be rigorous and flesh out all details.
sepeher, i feel like i am having to do "explain like i am five all the time"do i have to tell you the disconnect between your replies and the disconnect between your first reply and my post ?its really depressing that you so thoughtlessly burden my time this way, just entitled freeloading !
Have you read all the books on your list in full?
i don't even think there is such a thing as full reading, for instance i am re-reading "essays in idleness", the tsurezuregusa of kenko translated by donald keene and this time around its like a different book, much more opened up, gentler !
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lol, why should andrew be nice and sweet ? especially when sepehr is coming off like he knows how reading should be done ?
what does being nice accomplish ?
zakaj, is that you or your wife speaking ?iʼm not henpecked !
zakaj, you really should look into your history, for her generation it could be lethal to say what you think !i notice you younger east europeans seem to have complete cultural amnesia about life under the various soviet style dictators and governments!
It's not like Eternal Anglos are any better.
zakaj, sepehr doesn't need defending, actually he's really smart and well ahead of the play as you see it !you would be better to look at what happens and give us both some credit for knowing what we are doingits patronising to step in unasked as you have done, and actually you misperceive, all you guru chasing etc and you still don't have any questions about your judgement !
I'm very much looking forward to read Iris Grace.I want to save up money for a good 22" Cintiq because my wife is illustrating a children's story I wrote.
'good 22" Cintiq' unreal, a fully fledged art studio !https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrNlouI7gL0
you really have been writing very well on reddit zen, and reading it in almost real time makes a differencedefinitely agree on the sad situation of having to reply to complete idiots, it's my main deterrent from posting on reddit zen !