How To Tell If You’re Civilized Without Having To Travel To The State Capital:
You are indeed civilized if you take symbolism for substance, and allegory for the absolute. (And, oh yes, if per chance you’d be interested in the possibility of becoming “super-civilized” – no, let us better call it, “Trans-civilized” or even “neo so.” At any rate, if you’re interest in something beyond the routine, though perfectly normal and acceptable state, then you must personally recognize the all-invasive and persuasive nature of the mind’s myths, symbols and allegories, and be able to look directly into the sun: the creative, local light that’s the origins of all mental shadows.)
Light is non critical, and thus remains at a distance from man’s ordinary thinking.
All of the world’s great thinkers lived only once – and disappeared as soon as possible.
There are two ways to be conscious: In the collective manner, (which is everyone’s ordinary consciousness), and another way.
Oh, okay, ole Mister Softy gives in again; there are two ways to be conscious: In the collective manner, (which is everyone’s ordinary consciousness), and in another way – which is personal and private. Now, remember me in your will.