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PERFECT ACTION

When the fires are raging, don’t add fuel and the two worlds (the inner and the outer) subside into their natural state. When the dogs of dissension and desire are sleeping, don’t wake them and the world is already cool … Continue reading

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ATLAS

It is not Atlas who carries on his shoulders the world with all its teeming life forms, its cities and citizens its poets and fools. It is the breath of life which fans the vital heat each time it cools. … Continue reading

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JUDGE NOT, THAT YE BE NOT JUDGED

Long Wig up on his High Chair stares at Long Hair standing there below him in the dock. ‘I cannot deviate from the Law,’ he says, glancing at the clock. ‘This is my decision. Six months without remission. Oh, and … Continue reading

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WHAT SHALL I DO?

There’s a lot to be said for a balanced world stable and well-fenced-in, that plays early that prays late and industriously fills the within. This world’s a strange place to find one another with alien flesh labelled father and mother. … Continue reading

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PARADISE LOST (AND REGAINED)

In the Beginning. God walked with Adam in the cool of the day. Despite hearing the Truth from God’s own mouth, Adam did not heed him. Later, God sent prophets to be his tongues. Despite hearing the Truth from God’s … Continue reading

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HOW MANY ANGELS CAN STAND ON THE POINT OF A PIN

Although the Two Worlds are so intimately linked, how is it that they are completely distinct? See! A ten-ton elephant and a thousand soldiers reflected in a single mirror! Why doesn’t the glass shatter under the weight of such an … Continue reading

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THE FOUNTAIN

The Fountain The fountainreaches upwards into spaceand, finding nothingto sustain it there,falls back into its proper place. And in this endlessrise and fall,we see the start and finishof us all. Time fliesthrough summer and through wintry skies;measures elephants and butterflies,marks … Continue reading

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