Reports from Near and Far (And Don’t Forget Pomona).
The father said to his son:
“Folklore throughout the world has always held that making constant noise will keep away evil spirits.” And the lad complained: “But we were talkingabout consciousness.” And the old man just grinned at him.
Ordinary men’s concern regarding the polluting of the planet is an externally directed reflection of an internal problem – the pollution of the mind by meaningless preferences, and futile concerns for one’s inherent temperament.
Attention nailed to the door will clear the air.
If you don’t know what you’re doing – talk about what you think you’re doing.
If you don’t know your real name – talk about other people.
Gossip: A substitute for not having a bank account of your own.