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Originally posted by inforeal
Does a blind man know darkness?
He knows the yin but not the yang, therefore he can’t even know [the darkness] that he is immersed in all the time!
The Guru is trying to tell us that one knows something from its opposite, philosophically speaking, and if that opposite is absent and only half of the equation is present in the experience then the individual can’t know one side because he has nothing to compare it to.