There would be no more war, no more hatred, no more cruelty, no more greed. Many very sane and very normal human beings are involved in regular activities that hurt themselves. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness.
What business have I in the woods if I am thinking of something out of the woods? Forster - When is the last time that you had a great conversation, a conversation that wasn't just two intersecting monologues, which is what passes for conversation a lot in this culture?
Breathe out, look in, let go. First, we all have an inner teacher whose guidance is more reliable than anything we can get from a doctrine, ideology, collective belief system, institution, or leader.
But, you must also understand "and". No two branches the same to Wren. As little as you can do to make the sun rise in the morning. You have a choice whether to open or close, whether to hold on or let go, whether to harden or soften, whether to hold your seat or strike out.