Proverbs from the void
All objects in nature are without character.
must accept that the characters we ascribe to objects in nature
communion with wondrous nature is illusion.
The object of our love reflects our earthly nature.
The mountain has no interest in the climber.
particular form of an object acts as a reflecting screen.
The painted veil of the temple has been drawn back
We must judge which of our gods are worthy of our worship.
be born again once is not enough.
those ordered to cling to the wreckage of faith could see that the
All holy books demonstrate the triumph of art over morals.
To become a god one must become less than human.
playful gods, tired of being the centre of attention, have gone
We are the source and target of our own lightning.
you see an eagle soaring or a murderous gun, you see a portion of
We cannot see that which we are not.
ages past two things ruled - ourselves and the mirror.
Seek thine own image with diligence.
music breathe and feel limbs move.
There is no point in having a stage without having the drama.
Abstraction is the stage set - where are the players?
As dream tone is to the dream, so abstraction is to the image.
It is light and light only which reflects accurately.
work of art should not refer to other things.
beginning of all creation is ecstasy.
Ecstasy which is not all inclusive is sleep.
The blank eye shall see a blank world.
In snow white fields we shall plant our visions of summer.
like an inherited physical feature,
Inherited tradition is not culture. Culture is what is done now.
To escape from shadows come out from under the lights of others.
vigilant. If you stare too long into Ariel's face,
Energy without compassion is evil.
They live in dark caves, who fear the dark night.
across the sea to your friend.
Stand alone - there is nothing else possible.
Measures measure. Visions see.
Science has produced a boundless screen - the void.
One should not confuse how something is with why something is.
We should not confuse that which is life with that which is living.
Evolution disregards tears.
Nature has no interest in the things that make human life worth living.
Consciousness has caught nature in the act.
We cannot possess the things we love. We can only be self-possessed.
avoid undue damage we must agree with the world that it is not
suffering we bear is usually created by our taking the truths of
suffering we cause is usually created by our attemps to make
The screams of others fly from our own throats.
All the world's a mirror.
single mirror of the infant must be shattered into a thousand
recognise each of the thousand million facets of the mirrored surface
of the world
only see ones own face in the world's mirrors is to become an
persona is a distorted image made by the refraction of our light
is in our nature to be able to reflect reflections
When we mistake the void for a mirror we see our enslaving gods.
When we see the void as the void we see ourselves.
We shall all hold hands in the dark and sing the songs of our lives.
We shall sleep whether we are tired or not.