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The Real Self

The Real Self

The prevalent sensation of oneself as a separate ego enclosed in a bag of skin is a hallucination which accords neither with Western science nor with the experimental philosophy-religions of the East.

To define is to limit. The words we use in language are limits to the magnificence that is our presymbolic. The boundaries we set on the boundless make it impossible to properly define things like the universe.

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Alan Watts condenses eastern philosophy and spiritual teachings, providing insights in the language that the west understands.

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The Philosophy Of Alan Watts

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