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Old Yesterday, 03:35 PM
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i was thinking a person or ego or "I" can't have those qualities, the presence of ego or identification as a separate self obscures those qualities, the qualities of the divine or our true nature. : "i" surrendering the "i" takes wisdom and brings compassion.


As we strip away the Ego, so goes such things that can not be proven such as re-birth, etc. We are left with a belief system that probably is closer to a 'strip down' form of Animism.
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As we strip away the Ego, so goes such things that can not be proven such as re-birth, etc. We are left with a belief system that probably is closer to a 'strip down' form of Animism.

that would depend on what we are actually stripping away, not as an idea, but as a reality.
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The unproven things which we clutch to as if they are really, real.
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