Originally posted by woodwytch
reply to post by darcon
In a nutshell ... I'd have to agree with everything CavemanDD said !
The tao that can be told
is not the eternal Tao.
The name that can be named
is not the eternal Name.
The unnamable is the eternally real.
Naming is the origin
of all particular things.
Free from desire, you realize the mystery.
Caught in desire, you see only the manifestations.
Yet mystery and manifestations
arise from the same source.
This source is called darkness.
Darkness within darkness.
The gateway to all understanding.
The World is shaped by Tao;
It cannot be shaped by Self.
If one tries to shape it, one damages it;
If one tries to possess it, one loses it.
All paths lead nowhere, so it is important
to choose a path that has heart.
Originally posted by scorps
reply to post by woodwytch
You realize the potential danger in this as well. I have felt powerful thinking about the philisophies that have brought me to where I am, but with that has come great ignorance. Don't get me wrong I am openminded but soon as we discover something great it engulfs us.
Theres been a few times where I sat there thinking about how wrong some people are and I wasn't respecting their personal views, I just felt as if I was right and they were far from the truth and needed guidance.
Im no longer like that, instead Im beginning to question my own sanity. More and more people are starting to feel this... power, presence, ideology, whatever it is people are realizing it. So maybe im half insane?