Jan Cox Talk 1430

No Sadder Words: “I’ll Think About It”

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Summary

#1430 – 5/01/95:
Notes by TK

“Give no thought for the morrow” = give no THOUGHT period!


The News

95048-1
FOR MANY YEARS, ONE MAN ENGAGED IN EXTRAORDINARY ACTIVITIES IN THE ATTEMPT TO PEEL AWAY THE MANY LAYERS FROM HIMSELF) ONLY TO ULTIMATELY DISCOVER THAT THERE WAS Bar: ONE.
— HONE” ONE” .. ARE YOU SERIOUS” ARE YOU PUTTIN’ ME ON!?”
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THE TRUE ORIGINS OF RELIGION, PSYCHOLOGY, PHILOSOPHY, UNCERTAINTY, AND ALL CONSPIRATOR THEORIES
AS SOON AS MAN COULD THINK,
THE VERY FIRST THING HE THOUGHT WAS: “WHAT’S GOING ON HERE?”, AND IMMEDIATELY REALIZED HE HAD NO IDEA.
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,….••^•
95048-3
ONE MAN’S HOLDING THIS SECRET, DEEPLY GRAVE SUSPICION THAT
IF HE COULD SOME HOW GET A SCREWDRIVER, OR WEDGE, OR SOMETHING
IN BETWEEN WHAT HE THINKS OF AS HIS BODY & MIND, AND SOME HOW, PRY ‘EM APART, — THEN LET ‘EM COME BACK TOGETHER IN A NEW WAY, THAT HE’D BE ON TO SOMETHING.
95048-4
IF YOU ACT LIKE AN IDIOT, EVERYONE WILL BELIEVE YOU ARE ONE —
IF YOU DON’T ACT LIKE AN IDIOT, EVERYONE WILL STILL THINK YOU ARE.
ANOTHER IN OUR CONTINUING, “SO THERE!” SERIES.
95048-5
IF YOU WEIGH YOUR THOUGHTS, THEY’RE ALL THE SAME.
IF YOU WEIGH YOUR THOUGHTS, THEY’LL ALL STAY THE SAME.
IF YOU WEIGH YOUR THOUGHTS, YOU’RE STUCK WITH ‘EM FOR LIFE.
“THAT’S RIGHT LEROY, WAVE GOOD BYE TO CHANGE. BYE, CHANGE.”
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A SHORT ESSAY: ONCE YOU GET ON BOARD, YOU CAN’T HARDLY EVER GET OFF. …(YOU GUESS WHAT IT’S ABOUT!)
95048-7
MORE THEORIES FROM THE CITY
A’s ONE GUY OVER THERE SAYS THAT
DOING STUFF TO TRY AND MAKE YOURSELF MORE CONSCIOUS CAN END UP MAKING YOU LESS SO.
Do DE CITY LOOK AFTER ITS OWN OR WHAT!?
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….P.P,
95048-8
A BRIEF TREATISE: ONCE YOU BUY A WATCH) YOU CAN’T HARDLY EVER THROW IT AWAY. …(YOU STILL GUESSIN’ THE TOPIC!?!)
95048-9
OKAY, AN EVEN HARSHER, MORE DISTURBING THEORY FROM THE CITY
ONE MAN THEREIN CLAIMS THAT THE, (QUOTE), “NEAT THING” ABOUT BEING A MYSTIC IS THAT AFTER YOU’VE FIGURED OUT WHAT’S REQUIRED TO ACTUALLY BE ONE,
AND FURTHER REALIZED, (SHALL WE SAY), “THE EXTREMELY SLIM POSSIBILITY THAT” YOU’LL EVER SUCCEED AT IT,
YOU CAN THEN JUST MOVE ON TO HELPING OTHERS ACHIEVE IT.
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IS IT NOT CUTE HOW EASILY WEEK-END WARRIORS CAN BE SHOCKED TO THEIR SOCKS BY NOTHING MORE THAN, (CAN YOU BELIEVE IT) – WORDS!?, ARRANGED IN AN ORDER THEY DIDN’T EXPECT!
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EVEN IN TODAY’S MORE SOPHISTICATED, MENTALLY DRIVEN WORLD, WHILE THE MYTHICAL KNIGHT MIGHT LIVE BY THE MIND^ HE STILL FOR SURE WON’T DIE BY IT.
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A TRUNCATED DISCOURSE: ONCE YOU START TAKING IT, IT’S HARD TO EVER STOP. …(BY NOW I’LL BET YOU KNOW WHAT THEY’RE ALL ABOUT.)
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AND NOW FOR A QUICK QUIZ:
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER YOU LOOK UP A METAPHOR’S SKIRT?
WELL, IT GETS ALL EMBARRASSED LIKE, AND LEAVES TOWN! — (THAT’S WHAT!)
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95048-11
AND NOW FOR
THE TRUE AND COMPLETE STORY OF,HEROES: ONLY THE WEAK HAVE ‘EM.
95048-12
WHILEST BROWSING AT A NEWS STAND
A MAN CAME UPON A BOOK ENTITLED: “WE ARE NOT ALONE”) —- AND HIS MIND THOUGHT:”E0Y, YOU CAN SAY THAT AGAIN!”
95048-13
TODAY’S MORALITY MYTH
ONCE ON ONE WORLD, THEIR MOST CONSCIOUS BEING TOLD EVERYONE WHAT WAS GOING ON WITH THEIR EXISTENCE – BUT NO ONE SEEMED TO HEAR HIM, AND EVERYTHING WENT ON — “JUST FINE’;
WHILE ON A SISTER PLANET, THE MOST CONSCIOUS BEING THERE TOLD EVERYONE WHAT THEIR LIVES WERE ACTUALLY ALL ABOUT, AND THEY DID SEEM TO HEAR HIM,
AND THE WHOLE PLACE JUST KINDA BLEW UP, (OR SOMETHING.)
SO! — LET THAT BE SOME KIND OF LESSON, (OR SOMETHING)) TO YOU!
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95048-14
PROVERB UPDATE FOR THE MORE UP-TO-DATE
THE SADDEST WORDS
OF TONGUE OR PEN,
ARE THOSE FOUR WORDS) “I’LL THINK ABOUT IT.”
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THE NEURAL LIFE OF AGRICULTURE
LOOKING OUT OVER HIS PARTIALLY PLANTED FIELDS, A MAN SO MUSED:
“You CAN LEAVE YOUR WIFE,
ABANDON YOUR KINDS,
EVEN GIVE UP THE FARM,
BUT HOW IN ‘GOD’S-TOP-FORTY’ DO YOU EVER GET AWAY FROM YOUR, WHAT-CHA-CALL-IT”
YES INDEED! — WORDS TO SOW-BY, AND DAMN-SURE, TO REAP-BY.
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95048-%,6
THE SIMPLE DOWN-PLAY COMPLEXITY SAME AS THEY DO SIMPLICITY.
ANOTHER IN OUR SERIES ENTITLED: “WHERE Do You Go WHEN YOU’VE ALREADY BEEN THERE”
95048-17
THE NEURAL LIFE OF HABERDASHERY
THERE WAS ONCE THREE BROTHERS WHO DECIDED TO TAKE OFF THEIR HATS:
THE FIRST ONE TRIED GINGERLY, BUT FAILED,
THE SECOND ONE TRIED FORCEFULLY, BUT FAILED,
AND THE THIRD ONE SEEING ALL THIS SAID TO HIMSELF: “WAIT A MINUTE!,…”
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ONE MAN THOUGHT HE WAS DEMON POSSESSED THEN REALIZED IT WAS JUST HIM.
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TODAY’S PITHY PROVERB — FOR Two
THE MIND IS AN INFINITE FOUNTAIN.,
(THANK GOD THE STOMACH’S NOT A BOTTOMLESS PIT.)
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THE NEURAL LIFE OF NOTHINGNESS
IF THERE IS NOT SOME WHERE IN YOU, THE DESIRE TO SOME HOW, BE BLANK, YOUR DESIRE IS NOT YET — RIGHT ON TARGET,
95048-21
To TRY AND REHABILITATE THE WITNESS ON RE-EXAM, THE D.A. ASKED THE RAT:
“IS IT NOT TRUE THAT IN SOME AREAS YOU ARE KNOWN AS A SQUIRREL!?”
AND FOR THOSE OF YOU GIVING GOOD INTEREST TO THIS PROCEEDING,
You SHOULD TRANSPOSE THIS COURTROOM SCENE REGARDING THE POSSIBI.TY OF NAME CHANGE FOR RODENTS, INTO A HINT CONCERNING HOW THE SO-CALLED, “KNOWLEDGE” OF MAN’S ORDINARY MIND IS KNOCKED ABOUT.
95048-22
MARCHERS ENJOY HEARING NOISES FROM THE REAR OF THE PARADE,
AND WILL EVEN TOLERATE SOME FROM THE FRONT,
“–. BUT AS FAR AS .ANYTHING FROM UP THE STREET, AHEAD OF WHERE THEY’D GOING —- FORGET IT.
“PAPA, ARE THERE RETIREMENT HOMES FOR MYSTICS?”
“NOT AS SUCH, BUT THERE IS A PLACE FOR THOSE WHO ONCE SAW SOMETHING)
THEN LET THEMSELVES BECOME BITTER AND SLACK.”
“WHAT IS SUCH A PLACE CALLED, PAPA?”
“EVERYDAY EXISTENCE, MY BOY — BACK TO: EVERYDAY EXISTENCE,”
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95048-23
THE SIMPLE STAY MARGINALLY SANE AND STABLE
By THEIR NEED TO ACT — NOT ANY REQUIREMENT TO THINK.
95048-24
“WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE IN: REAL, WOULD-BE MYSTICS & THE FAKE WOULD-BE,’ERS?” THE REAL WOULD-BE-ERS KNOW WHAT TO DO & THE FAKE ONES DON’T.
,.;’OKAY THEN
WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE IN REAL MYSTICS & WOULD-BE ONES? “
THE WOULD-BES KNOW WHAT TO DO BUT CAN’T SEEM TO,
WHILE THE REAL ONES, (SOMEHOW, ODIN ONLY KNOWS) – ACTUALLY DO IT.
“You KNOW”, SAID FATIMA TO DOGENIA,
“HEARING STUFF LIKE THAT’S ALMOST ENOUGH TO GIVE YOU THE BLUES!”, TOWHICH THE REPLY WAS HEARD:
“YES, BUT ME SUSPECTS IT IS BUT ANOTHER WAY YOU CAN DISTINGUISH THOSE WITH EXTREME EARS FROM THOSE WITH THE ROUTINE VARIETY.”
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95048-25
IF YOU’RE GONNA LIVE AMONG THE CIVILIZED
BE PRPARED TO HAVE SOMEBODY ALL THE TIME — TALKIN’ 10 YOU.
95048-26
TODAY’S:”INSPIRATIONAL VERSE” (SENT IN BY SOMEBODY, OR THE OTHER):
“I WAS SAD BECAUSE
I HAD NO GLOVES)
‘TIL I MET A MAN WHO
HAD NO FEET,
SO I LENT HIM MY HANDS,
AND HE GAVE ME HIS SHOES,
AND IF I GET ANY BETTER AT THIS,
MAYBE SOME DAY I’LL PULL BOTH SIDES OF MY MIND TOGETHER
…AND BE LIKE, YOU KNOW,
A WHOLE PERSON, MENTALLY ALSO.”
(COPYRIGHT 1995: THE I.B.I. INSTITUTE, (I BE INSPIRED.)
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95048-27
REPORTERS REPORT ON THE EXTERNAL WORLD, MYSTICS, ON THE INNER ONE.
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REPORTERS TELL WHAT MEN DID,
MYSTICS TELL WHY LIFE MADE ‘EM DO IT.
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95048-28
ONCE UPON A TIME
THE KING OF ONE LAND, (WHO CONSIDERED HIMSELF SOME WHAT OF A, “THINKER),
“- CHALLENGED THE ROYAL FLOOR-WAXER TO POSE HIM A QUESTION HE. COULD NOT ANSWER,
SO THE BUFFETED ONE THOUGHT FOR A MOMENT, THEN POSED:
“HOW MANY MEN ON EARTH HAVE EVER UNDERSTOOD WHAT LIFE IS ABOUT?”,
AND HIS GRACE THEN FELL INTO SOME BRIEF THOUGHT, THEN BARKED:
“WHAT KIND OF TRICK QUESTION DO YOU CALL THAT,
To ASK OF SUCH A GRAND MIND AS MINE!?”,
AND THE GUY IMMEDIATELY FIGURED HE’D PROBABLY BLOWN IT.
95048-29
THOUGH RHETORICALLY IT SOUNDS IMPOSSIBLE, NOW,
ORIGINALITY CAN BE MANUFACTURED!
…WELL, NOT ACTUALLY MADE FROM SCRATCH,
BUT ALL YOU NEED IS THE RIGHT COMBINATION OF WHAT YOU’VE GOT
AND GOO-BACIOUS GOBS OF UNCONTROLLABLE, IRREVERENT GREASE.
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THERE WAS ONE MAN WHO COULDN’T ARRANGE HIS LIFE TO BE ABLE TO FOLLOW A GURU, …S0 HE JUST TOOK TO PERIODICALLY CHASING AFTER A NEIGHBORHOOD GARBAGE TRUCK. (ALWAYS BEING EXTREMELY CAREFUL TO RUN RIGHT THROUGH THAT SLICK SPOT.)
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ONCE UPON A THING, THERE WAS A MYSTIC WHO WAS SO-0-0 CONCERNED WITH
NEVER MISLEADING THOSE WHO SOUGHT HIM OUT,
THAT HE PERPETUALLY KEPT AN UNLISTED PHONE AND HOUSE NUMBER,
(AND JUST TO MAKE DOUBLY SURE),
HE ALSO HAD. NO PHONE OR PLACE OF RESIDENCE,
(WHICH CERTAINLY WAS BENEFICIAL FOR THE FEW WHO
SOUGHT-HIM-OUT-KNOWING-MORE-OR-LESS-WHAT-THEY-WERE-DOING.)
95048-30
SIMPLE MINDS BELIEVE THAT IF THEY KNOW WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE WORLD THEY MAY FIGURE OUT WHAT’S GOING ON WITH THEM
— WHICH IS ACTUALLY HALF RIGHT….
…IF THEY BUT HALF HALF AN IDEA WHAT THEY’RE DOING.
95048-31
A GUY WENT TO VISIT A REPUTED WISE MAN AND ASKED HIM:
“IF IT HARD TO BE SMART AND NOT TAKE YOURSELF SERIOUSLY?”,
AND THE MAN REPLIED:
“YEAH – BUT HELL!, IT’S HARD NOT TO IF YOU’RE STUPID.”,
AND THE GUY REALIZED WHAT HE MEANT! ,…BUT JUST FOR A MOMENT,…
…THEN HE GOT OVER IT.
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A FACT NOT VISIBLE FROM CITY LEVEL
—‘ NO CRITICISM IS EVER BASED ON COMPREHENSION OF WHAT’S GOING ON.
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ONE MAN WAS SO DENSE AND TORPID THAT THEY GAVE HIM HIS OWN NEWSPAPER COLUMN. ,.,”WELL, HEY, THAT’S NOT SO WEIRD ONE GUY CLAIMS TO HAVE HIS OWN MIND!”
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95048-33
ONE SLOGANIC VIEW: IF THINKING DON’T KILL YOU, WORRYING ABOUT IT WILL,
95048-34
ONE MYSTIC WOULD PERIODICALLY MAKE JOKES ABOUT HIS LACK OF CHARISMA & CHARM, ,- AN ACTIVITY TO WHICH, A LOCAL WAG SAID, HE WAS MUCH ENTITLED.
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No MATTER HOW MUCH YOU BEAT UP STUPIDITY, IT’ LL ALWAYS BOUNCE BACK! —
AND NO MATTER HOW BAD YOU CUT UP IGNORANCE, IT’LL STILL SURVIVE!
AND NO MATTER HOW MANY SHOTS YOU FIRE INTO
ILL-FOUNDED OPINIONS AND FOOLISH BELIEFS —- THEY’LL RECOVER.
…THE ONLY GUARANTEED METHOD OF MEANINGFUL ATTACK IS: “THE BIG A” — ABANDONMENT.
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95048-3G
VIEWED IN HINDSIGHT, (FROM THE WORK-A-DAY LEVEL).
ADAM BLEW ORDINARY MENS’ CHANCE FOR FUTURE HAPPINESS BY THE SIMPLE ACT OF — SAYING THAT FIRST WORD.
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95048-37
HOW THE SPORTS OF MYSTICS DIFFER FROM THOSE OF THE CITY
ORDINARY MEN ENJOY PLAYING HANDBALL, AND JAI ALAI, WHILE THE FEW JUST WANT TO TEAR DOWN THE WALLS.
…”WHAT!? – AND RUIN THE WHOLE GAME!?” “HEY YOU STAY OUTTA THIS!”
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95048-38
AND NOW: A POEM.(ONE APPARENTLY HAVING TO DO WITH THE MIND, AND STUFF):
OF ALL THE DRUGS,
To TOUCH, YOU OUGHTN’T,
FOR SOME
THE VERY WORST IS – THOUGHT’ENS
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REMEMBER. GOOD CITIZENS,
WHEN THE LANGUAGE MANGLER COMES TO YOUR TOWN,
DON’T HESITATE! —
RUSH RIGHT OUT TO GREET HIM,
TAKING WITH YOU IDEAS AND SAUSAGES YOU NO LONGER CARE FOR.
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95048-39
MORE: MYSTERIES OF THE MYSTICS, REVEALED
THE SECRET IS IN YOUR POCKET — NO, NOT THAT ONE — THE OTHER ONE. OEM!,
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95048-40
A BIG TEST IS TO ASK YOURSELF JUST HOW DIFFERENT YOU THINK YOUR LIFE WOULD BE IF NO DIDN’T HAVE A MIND,
AND IF YOU THINK – “A LOT!” – THEN YOU’RE CIVILIZED.
ON THE OTHER HAND –
THOSE, PRESENTLY SANE, WHO CAN ANSWER OTHERWISE, SHOW SOME PROMISE.
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95048-41
IN MAN’S INTELLECTUAL WORLD THERE IS NO SUCH ANIMAL AS SELECTIVE IRRELEVANCY.
95048-42
THINGS NOT SEEN WITH CITY EYES
HARD WORK, EXERCISE, FASTING AND SEDENTARY MEDITATION
ALL CAN SERVE THE SAME END OF TEMPORARILY,”WEARING OUT THE MIND.”
THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO TRY AND CHANGE — BUT IN TRUTH, ONLY ONE CHANGE.
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95048-43
To SAY THAT THE WAY OF THE MYSTIC IS ONLY FOR THE FEW, IS NOT INCORRECT, BUT IT IS ALSO TRUE THAT THE MYSTICAL WAY OF FOREVER STRIVING TO EXPAND., IS ALSO THE WAY AND REAL NATURE OF ALL MEN.
…OH YEAH,
AND THIS ONE EXTRAORDINARY ACTIVITY REFERRED TO ITSELF AS:
THE SCHOOL OF THE UN-STUCK.
…WELL, YOU KNOW: ONCE YOU REALIZE THAT LIFE ITSELF IS ALIVE NOT MUCH CAN STICK TO YOU ANY WAY.
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