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Useful Meaning Of You

Useful Meaning Of You

You really are “a thing in a given context”: your life is bound to your body and you will die and that’s the end of any useful meaning of “you”.

If we understand that the Monopoly game metaphor does not refer to the physical universe, it refers to the “realm of meaning” which gives the self its context, then we’re back on solid ground and we’re not trying to violate the laws of nature.

Reality is what it is. We create the meaning, and being unaware of our own role in that we “see ourselves” reflected in the meanings that we have assigned to our experience and model of objective reality.


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