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TREE OF KNOWLEDGE

EGO’s been on his perchin the old Knowledge Treefor more than a million yearsand, through the power of its corrupted fruit,has eased its way into millions of human minds,filling them and their bodiesand everything elsewith millions and millions of tears. … Continue reading

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PARADISE LOST (AND REGAINED?)

In the Beginning, God walkedwith Adam in the cool of the day.Despite hearing the Truthfrom God’s own mouth,Adam did not heed Him. Later, God sent prophetsto be his tongues.Despite hearing the Truthfrom God’s own prophets,Adam’s descendants did not heed them.Many … Continue reading

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SQUARING THE CIRCLE

How glad I amthat I am hereand not somewhere else. (If I weresomewhere else,I’d be here.) No escape, then! .

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HERE NOW

Here exists in SpaceNow exists in Time,so how can they be the same? New York exists in America (space).New York exists at five o’clock (time)say the Americans.But you can’t sayNew York IS five o’clockor New York IS America!(Unless you are … Continue reading

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HOPE AND DESPAIR

In the Presenteverything gets donehere. From the window of the mind,the Future is therewhere the consequences wait. The mind invents this Futurein order to see consequencesthere, not here,and move towards them. If these consequencesare seen as essentialand realisable,the mind is … Continue reading

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EGO EGO LORD OF THE JUNGLE

My task(and yours)is(and always has been); to get rid of you and meto get rid of us and themto get rid of was and will beto get rid of should and shouldn’t beto get rid of might and mightn’t. Is(and … Continue reading

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TOMORROW AND TOMORROW

The pulling string,which is Time’s tether,bringsand bindsall thingstogetherin the contoured galleries of our minds. Piaf has been deadthese thirty years or moreand yet her voice is boughtand sold in any CD store. Yesterday and tomorrow,mingled joy and sorrow,are raw material … Continue reading

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WHICHEVER

Whichever path you followyou will always end up here;and neverover there. And hereis always now;neveryesterdayor tomorrow. .

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JUPITER SPINS

Jupiter spins, they say, three times as fastas earth and thus enjoys a shorter day.They say the sun will grow and then, at last,burn up the planets which lie in its way. They say, the universe is growingor perhaps has … Continue reading

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SCALES OF JUSTICE

It is not easy to sympathise with the victimand not blame his oppressor.It is not easy to sympathise with the oppressorand not say that the victim was asking for it. If the inescapable future is seen, however, Verily I say … Continue reading

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