Gaia Community

compassion, collaboration & cooperation iN transistion

Comment by Michael Grove on January 17, 2011 at 16:37

SILENCE as John Cage has so eloquently described his understanding thereof ...

provides THE supreme example of Alan Watts own understanding of the fact that ...

NOTHING is what brings SOMETHING into FOCUS.

Alan Wilson Watts (January 6, 1915 – November 16, 1973) was a philosopher, writer, speaker, and expert in comparative religion. He was in the forefront of popularizing Eastern religions and philosophies (especially Zen Buddhism, Taoism and Hinduism) and making them accessible for Western audiences - WHO would no doubt have agreed with the statement that - 


IT IS NO MEASURE of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society

Comment by Michael Grove on March 19, 2011 at 14:15

Widespread among human habits is the perception that we are human beings having a spiritual (consciousness) experience.

We need to turn that perception on its head.

We are beings of consciousness, living in a realm of information and having a material experience – not just a human one, but an experience of participating in the entirety of material creation.

The universe is continually generating fresh knowledge of itself, creating new structure and new relationships. So too are we – embedded in it, and it embedded in us.

Add a Comment

You need to be a member of Gaia Community to add comments!

Join Gaia Community

© 2020   Created by Michael Grove.   Powered by

Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service