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An explorer discovered a most unusual mountain, but it was
covered with a slippery veneer that made a lengthy stay near
impossible; and more difficult yet was trying to describe the
place to others.
How Physical Reality & Words Work Together, Or More: The
report stated that the victim had been stabbed almost three
times. Why Let Your Reality Fall Prey To Such An Attack!?
Is To: Science is to art as thinking is to consciousness;
art is to science as thinking is to consciousness; cooking is to
sewing as thinking is to consciousness, and, driving a cab is to
thinking as being dead is to consciousness, and no more need be
said on the matter…at this time.
Well, Okay — MAybe One More Thing Could Be Said: One of
the truly distinguishing facets of man is his ability, after
hearing about something and discovering that he can’t do it, to
immediately begin offering to instruct others in its exercise.
…..A man eating a drop-stitched cobbler, paused in mid-bite
and pondered: “Why do so many of the observations possible to be
made concerning man end up sounding so critical?” He then burnt
his tongue, cursed and threw down his pie, and stormed off,
looking for Captain Irony! — or, Cynicism, The Boy-Wonder.
Just being alive makes some people wish they were dead.
…..Yet another unannotated example of why such things as
Psychology and Neurosurgery remain more popular than plain-talk &
In the private, personal marketplace of the individual
thinker — “big business” is not necessarily good business.
Once men had concluded that they’d never be as good as they
thought they should be, they said: “Hey, let’s come up with
myths, heroes and the idea of gods!”
Those who don’t understand man — condemn man.
Life wants most men to be civilized and to take life
seriously; life wants — okay, it allows — a few to take it even
more seriously, then finally, not serious at all. …(Life told
me I could say this — okay, life made me say it! …Oh, alright:
I just said it while life wasn’t looking!) Remember, shoppers!
— no one speaks for life but life! — and we is its lips &
tongue. — Yuck-a-rama!
Attention: A man named Harold Cheapskate is looking for
people to invest in his ideas. You’ll have no difficulty finding
him, he has the same phone number as you.
He looked from the mirror, into his own thinking and said:
“Best check the calendar — I believe I’m late for my shots.”
…..And from the Vet Exam comes this question: “Where does the
mind go when it calms down?!”
…..Getting into a thoroughly uncomfortable position, to get
the deed done, a dog mused: “Are thoughts but a metaphor for
And now one from the “Think About It” Exam: Everyone’s mind
can count to two, some to one, or even three; but where is the
one that can count to none!?
“Honey, while you’re up, would you bring me back a glass of
milk, and tell me if there is a difference between ‘life’ and
…..Headlines: “Not only do the crime statistics continue to
climb, but also the public’s concern and outrage.” When life
talks — everyone listens — they just don’t know who they’re
One man says he doesn’t much understand things, but rather
has a “take” on them; but he says not to worry, that it’s gotten
him along in life just fine.
Those who consider themselves important never have any idea
what the mind is all about — much less, consciousness.
…..Real Travelers Must Keep On Traveling On: What’s once
understood must be soon abandoned. …(See! — you don’t feel so
A man’s mind sang: “I’m irritated when hungry — pissed,
when full.” The correct title of the tune may be: “We Are What
The supreme in a dieter’s dream would be of course, a food
that was totally satisfying, but with no calories or nourishment
whatsoever. But, wait! — men have already accomplished this in
their intellectual ingestion!
Except for entertainment, why should anyone listen to what
anyone else has to say!?
…..If we move from its moons directly to the planet Jupiter we
can then reasonably ask why dogs sniff one another? Why hands
are automatically drawn to pastry counters? And why cats always
include an R.S.V.P. in their communiques with the robins?
…..Some men hide behind fear, some behind bravado, others
cover themselves in reputation, while a thinker starts out
pulling allegory behind him in an attempt to erase his tracks,
then ultimately struggles to strip himself bare, and be privately
nude, and rude in the woods alone.
Regarding the “Need-For-Feel In Your New-Thinking-Deal”:
There is no passion in plagiarism.
Another man says that people with dumb names should stay
home! — also those with stupid ideas.
A distinctive sign of the depth to which one is civilized is
how readily one treats individual aspects of civilization as
though they had a discrete, objective existence of their own.
Cats always get nervous if they hear birds singing a tune
they’re not familiar with.
…..In a thinker’s world — fowl of a feather should stick
together — if there’s a reason for it — and if no one notices.
Ordinary people have only ordinary feelings — about
ordinary things — at least that’s what they say.
A certain man stopped and thought: “With increasing clarity
do I suspect the thrust of my special hunger, and the efforts I
make: It is to become plain, calm and point-blank, even amidst
the noisy, confused and unfocused conditions of normal mental
The fundamental laws of reality have little to do with the
local, physical laws of the universe — but, just enough to
dazzle and bamboozle the ole mind-er-roonie.
The idea of “arm chair travel” came about when men
discovered it was easier to get an arm chair than it was to
…..The mind can be a wonderful pet — as long as you keep it
inside, or else make it stay out of doors.
If there is “one thing wrong with man” — nobody knows what
You are fully civilized when you want to start playing:
“Hey, look at me” — for what appear to be, non-sexual reasons.
University Of The Air: Lesson Three In The Course: “Look
Over Here 102″: One unique aspect of becoming a new being in
consciousness is that you cannot prove to anyone that you have
accomplished it, or provide any evidence that it is profitable.
What More Can You Ask For Your Tuition Dollar!?
The ordinary like to note that there are no infidels
awaiting execution, but look over here, dear: There are no myths
in an empty stomach.
…..Feed a cold,
Starve a fever;
Strip my mind —
“I’m a believer!”
How The Singular, Non Physical Side Of Mortals Expands:
“What can you say about man once you’ve said everything that can
be said?” “Something else.”
After many — and I do mean “many” — starts, stops, starts,
hesitations, successes, failures, triumphs, then set-backs, one
man summed it up in a rhyme:
Life’s act of charity.
After having thought this for himself, he felt no better for it,
nor any worse either — for such is not the purpose of thinking
…..And yet, on another planet was a certain man who each day
set his watch to buzz at three o’clock to remind him when it was
three o’clock. Ring-g-g: You can either think for yourself, or
you can’t — and without such a background, an expansion of
consciousness is foolish to discuss.
A Bonus Question from next year’s “Dry Waller’s &
Appaller’s” exam: A two-dimensional mind in a three dimensional
world will never reach its full potential.
The simple are disturbed by indigestion, the more complex by
irony and uncertainty; opossums and birch trees laugh in the
face of the scientific method.
…..Theories were the first form of space travel — minds, the
Notice: Everybody’s in show business — everybody’s an
How You Need To Look At Even This “Point-Blank”: The
question is not whether the gamble will ever pay off or not, but
rather whether you’ll ever even find the right place to lay down
…..”Sweetums! — as long as you’re in the kitchen would you go
ahead and tell me if that was supposed to be good news, or bad!?”
The human inclination is to tell people about the neat
vacation spot you traveled to, but the too-human danger is that
you’ll try to show them snap-shots of the place which are not in
Regarding A Thinker’s Aesthetics: It is only the “new” that
is the “joy forever.”
A man thought: “If I could locate the center of the storm
perhaps I cold stabilize it.” Perhaps.
Testing, Testing; Crib Note For The Three, Five and Six-
Eyed: You do realize that everyone may have it backwards! — and
it could be that myths invented men!
How “Travel-Smarts” Operate On The “Not-Quite-Possible-Yet
Level”: A man who already “has-it-in-him” can direct himself —
in fact — only he can.
When all becomes metaphor, even the grandest of plans run
All philosophy is bullshit, and all bullshit, somebody’s