Re: memetics-digest V1 #1011

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    >On Sunday, April 7, 2002, at 04:33 , Jarmo Pystynen wrote:
    >>"Have you ever realized that in the perfect state of observation you,
    >>observer, you the thinker, the center cease to exist?"
    >And I wrote not three days ago, to another, a concerningly similar-
    >"The true act of observation is done in silence- no thoughts impede- it
    >is a totally receptive state. And, within this state, what flows in the
    >mind, and what processes congeal and form to bring sense to this
    >silence, is the creative process, and, it works as well upon the field
    >of science (and as validly) as it does upon the field of art and poetry,
    >each with their own tools and experiences and cultures and technologies
    >and practitioners and traditions. But it is where one takes the fruits
    >of this silence that determines what is to be next- science or poetry.
    >Facts or feelings."
    >- Wade
    I liked that description. From the quote marks around it I guess it was not
    original or was from something you wrote earlier. But I'm glad you were
    able to pass it along anyway.


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