Jan Cox Talk 1494

Where Life Grows–It Is Complex–Only the Past & Dead Are Simple…

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News Item Gallery = jcap 95099 (1494)
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Summary

#1494 – 09/29/95:
Notes by TK

The division of man into thought and movement. The mystic struggle requires no movement.


The News

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MAN’CONSISTS OF INSTINCT.AND OF THOUGHT,
WITH INSTINCT BEING SIMPLE, AND THOUGHT) MORE COMPLEX – ….LEAST THAT’S HOW IT’S S’POSED TO BE.
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As HE WOULD LAY IN BED A’MORNING, AFTER AWAKENING,
ONE KNIGHT WOULD RUN THROUGH HIS MIND, THE EVENTS OF YESTERDAY, AND HIS DREAMS FOR THE DAY, AND PLANS FOR THE MORROW, ALL THE WHILE SINGING AN UNRELATED SONG IN THE BACKGROUND.
HE EVENTUALLY GOT TIRED OF DOING THIS.
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THE SIMPLE ALWAYS SEEM SICK AND WITH NO CURE IN SIGHT,
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IN ONE CITY,
THE NOISE OF BATTLE WAS GREATER THAN THE ACTUAL TROOP MOVEMENT.
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INSTINCTIVE CREATURES POSSESS THE INBORN ABILITY TO DETECT PHYSICAL DANGER, WHILE MENTAL ONES, (AS REGARDS THEIR UNIQUE AREA), SEEM IN NEED OF INSTRUCTION
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ONE WELL-DRESSED MAN HAD BUT A SINGLE PAIR OF PANTS, AND ONE LEG WAS RED, AND THE OTHER YELLOW,
….WHAT DIVA MAKE OF THAT!?
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SIMPLICITY IS TO THE PAST AS COMPLEXITY IS TO FUTURE-PROMISE.
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WHILE INSTINCT IS FIXED AND FINITE, MAN’S MIND IS A BOTTOMLESS WELL-SPRING,
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WHILE INSTINCT IS FIXED AND FINITE, MAN’S MIND IS A BOTTOMLESS WELL SPRING, BUT ONE WHEREIN, THE SIMPLE FEAR TO SWIM.
95099-10
THE VOICE DECLARED: “LET THIS BE A WARNING TO YOU!”, AND THE MAN REPLIED:”WHO SAID THAT?”,
AND THE VOICE REPLIED: “ME, LIFE.”,
AND THE MAN ASKED: “To WHAT DOES YOUR WARNING REFER?”, AND LIFE REPLIED: “To ME, YOU DUNCE — TO ME!”
95099-11
THERE WAS ONCE A KNIGHT WHO TOOK AS HIS INNER CHARGE
THE CONTINUAL REMEMBRANCE OF, THOUGHT —
HE LATER CHANGED IT TO THE CONSTANT RECOLLECTION OF MOVEMENT, WHAT MAY HAVE COME AFTER THAT IS NOT RECORDED.
95099-12
WHERE LIFE GROWS — IT IS COMPLEX -ONLY THE PAST AND THE DEAD ARE SIMPLE.
95099-13
AFTER HEARING A COMMENTATOR SAY THAT WE SHOULD READ SUCH-&-SUCH BOOK, OR SEE SUCH-&-SUCH PLAY
TO “REMIND US OF OUR HUMANITY.”, ONE MAN THOUGHT:
“WHAT THE HELL FOREIGN PLANET DOES HE IMAGINE WE LIVE ON!?”
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SINCE INSTINCT IS INBORN IT REQUIRES LITTLE MEMORY, WHILE THE MENTAL IS ALMOST TOTALLY DEPENDENT THEREON.
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95099-14
ONE KING DIVIDED HIS ARMY INTO TWO DIVISIONS:
THE FIRST IN CHARGE OF PLANNING, AND THE OTHER RESPONSIBLE FOR ACTION,
AND WHILE THE FIRST SEEMED OBVIOUSLY COMPETENT AND OF FOREMOST IMPORTANCE — IT WAS ALL A GRAND ILLUSION.
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HORMONES ARE SIMPLE, NEURONS, COMPLEX, ALTHOUGH NEURONS DON’T SEE HORMONES THAT WAY.
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THERE WAS ONCE A RACE OF PUPPETS, PROGRAMMED TO BELIEVE THEY WEREN’T, THUS, NONE SAW THEIR STRINGS AND WENT ON ABOUT THEIR CONTROLLED BUSINESS.
95099-17
TO WHINE, DRIFT AND SUFFER IS SIMPLE —
TO STAND UP AND MOVE, CHALLENGING AND COMPLEX,
95099-18
ONE MAN LOOKED OUT AT LIFE AND THOUGHT:
“ONE DOWN, TWO TO GO.”,
THEN LATER SAID:
“Two DOWN, THREE TO GO.”,
THEN CONCLUDED:
“THREE’DOWN, FOUR TO GO.”,
AND ULTIMATELY REALIZED:
“I DON’T KNOW WHAT COMES NEXT, BUT FOUR’S FOR SURE GOTTA GO.”
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THE INSTINCTIVELY SIMPLE WHO BELIEVE THEY’RE ON THE MYSTICAL QUEST ARE SIMPLY FOOLING THEM SELF•– (OR AS YOU MIGHT CARE TO PUT IT):
BEING FOOLED IN THE SIMPLEST MANNER POSSIBLE.
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BEFORE THEY EVER ACTUALLY RIDE OFF)
KNIGHTS ARE ENTANGLED IN A LARGE FISH NET, NORMALLY NOT SEEN, BUT WHICH MUST BE SO FOR THEM TO EVER BEGIN THE JOURNEY.
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95099-20
LOOKING OUT OVER THE CITY, A MAN THOUGHT: “EVERY LIFE TELLS ITS OWN STORY -OVER AND OVER AND OVER AGAIN.”
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IN SIMPLICITY IS NO CREATIVITY -EVEN IN RE-MIXES OF THE SIMPLISTIC.
WHICH IS WHY IT IS SO DIFFICULT TO TELL FOR SURE EXACTLY WHICH WAY A MYSTIC IS GOING.
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As SOME NOW SPECULATE:
THERE WAS A TIME WHEN ALL MEN SPOKE THE SAME LANGUAGE —
BUT IT WAS THE INSTINCTIVE TIME–WHEREIN NO ONE SAID ANYTHING.
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THE SIMPLE TEND TO TAKE THE LITERAL SERIOUSLY! — ….AND THE SERIOUS, LITERALLY.
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ONE MAN WOULD SOME TIMES TELL HIMSELF: “YOU’RE TOO COMPLEX FOR YOUR OWN GOOD!”, AND WOULD THEN BE PERPLEXED.
ANOTHER MAN WOULD SOME TIMES SAY TO HIMSELF: “You THINK TOO MUCH FOR YOUR OWN GOOD.”, AND HE WOULD THEN UNDERTAKE, MOVEMENT.
COMPLEXITY PURSUED WITHOUT THE PROPER BACKGROUND OF THOUGHT IS NOT COMPLEXITY AT ALL, BUT RATHER, COMPLICATIONS.
IT CAN ALL SOUND CERTAINLY ABSTRUSE, WHILE BEING QUITE SIMPLE.
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ONCE LIFE DECIDED THAT MEN NEEDED TO BE TEMPORARILY BLINDED IT ACCOMPLISHED THIS BY PUTTING EVERYTHING RIGHT OUT IN VIEW.
95099-25
MANY OF THOSE AT COURT SAY THEY KNOW WHAT THE SECRET IS — BUT ANY FOOL CAN TELL THEY DO NOT.
….(THAT IS/ ANY FOOL EXCEPT THOSE WHO TAKE COURT SERIOUSLY.)
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MANY CLAIM TO BE “LOOKING FOR IT”, BUT DAMN FEW ARE ACTUALLY SEARCHING!
INSTINCTIVE PLEASURES REQUIRE NO THOUGHT -WHICH IS WHY SIMPLE CREATURES DO NOT SMILE,
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A WOULD-BE MYSTIC ONCE LOOKED UPON THE SEVERAL”PLEASURES-OF-THE-FLESH”, AND SAID TO HIMSELF: “NO, I WILL SAVE MYSELF.”,
BUT THEN REALIZED THAT IF YOU’RE ALIVE, IT’S ALREADY TOO LATE. …(“AND, THANK GOD!”, HE ADDED.)
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THE INITIAL TREATMENT FOR ALL ILLS OF THE MENTAL IS INCREASED COMPLEXITY.
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IN ONE UNIVERSE WAS ONCE A REALITY,
TOTALLY CREATED AND SUPPORTED BY THE IMAGINATION OF ITS INHABITANTS, WHO WEREN’T AWARE OF THEIR COMPLICITY.
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IT IS IN ERROR TO CALL ONE FORM OF INSTINCTIVE BEHAVIOR MORE COMPLEX THAN ANOTHER INSTINCT IS INSTINCT —
ONLY WITH THE ADDITION OF THE MIND DO THINGS BECOME COMPLEX.
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A CERTAIN KNIGHT ONCE WENT TO THE COURT PHYSICIAN AND SAID:
“THERE IS THIS THING I DO THAT I AM TIRED OF DOING – WHAT WOULD YOU SUGGEST? AND THE HEALER REPLIED: “DID YOU SAY YOU WERE TIRED OF IT, OR SICK OF IT!?”, AND THE DEPTH OF THE REPLY INSTANTLY SPREAD WIDER THE EYES OF THE WARRIOR, AND HE DEPARTED, PLEASED WITH HIS NEW KNOWLEDGE.
95099-33
A MAN “AT ODDS WITH HIMSELF” IS AT PEACE WITH
CITY EXISTENCE,
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ONE MAN’S VOW OF FIDELITY TO HIMSELF WAS:
“IN SICKNESS OR IN HEALTH — BUT NEVER IN SIMPLICITY.”
95099-35
SINCE INSTINCTIVE CREATURES DO NOT THINK. ABOUT THEIR ACTIONS, THEY LACK THE ABILITY TO MAKE FUN OF ONE ANOTHER’S.
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THE SIMPLE ARE IN CHARGE OF THE PAST,
THE MORE COMPLEX, KEEPERS OF DREAMS AND PLANS,
AND THOSE OF TRANSCENDENTAL BENT, SOMEWHERE BEYOND ANY COMBINATION OF THE TWO.
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IN THE EARLY STAGES OF LIFE – MOVEMENT IS FOR THE YOUNG & THOUGHT FOR THE OLDER, — AFTER THAT, IT’S EVERY POTENTIAL WARRIOR FOR HIMSELF.
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BY ANY MEANINGFUL STANDARD,
NO CREATURE IS SUPERIOR TO ANOTHER, SAVE IN THE MATTER OF COMPLEXITY,
95099-39
ONE MAN COULD TRIP AND FALL DOWN FASTER THAN HE COULD EVER GET UP — …OR WAS IT, MORE OFTEN!? OR DOES IT MATTER!?
95099-40
IN TERMS PERTINENT TO HUMANS:
THE SIMPLE NEED NOT BE SOLD ON ANYTHING — ONLY THE MORE COMPLEX.
95099-41
IN THE SURGERY ROOM OF A LONG AGO BURNED OUT CASTLE WAS FOUND THESE WORDS, SCRIBBLED ON A PRESCRIPTION PAD: “IF THOUGHT IS ILLNESS, IS INSTINCT HEALTH!?”
I LEAVE IT IN YOUR HANDS TO CONCLUDED AS TO WHY THIS FORTRESS WAS ABANDONED.
95099-42
THERE’RE TWO SIDES TO MAN’S BRAIN: THE SIMPLE SIDE, & THE MORE COMPLEX SIDE, AND THEY’RE HELD TOGETHER BY, THE-PROMISE-OF-TOMORROW.
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ANY ONE WHO SAYS THAT MAN WAS ONCE,
THIS-OR-THAT, SUPERIOR THING, IS LIVING IN A SHAMEFUL DREAM.
THE SPARKLING FACET TO ALL MENTAL CREATURES IS THAT
THEIR BEST DAYS ARE ALWAYS AHEAD OF THEM.
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THE SIMPLE SEEMED DOOMED TO REMAIN FASCINATED WITH THEIR OWN WEAKNESSES.
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No MATTER WHAT YOU CAN SAY ABOUT MAN, IT’S ALREADY BEEN THOUGHT BEFORE.
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OKAY, LOOKED AT FROM ANOTHER VIEW:
SICKNESS IS ALWAYS SIMPLE — HEALTH, COMPLEX,
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To MENTAL CREATURES, EVERYTHING IS DIVIDED INTO TWO) WHILE TO INSTINCTIVE ONES) INTO ONE.
IT REQUIRES A NEW LEVEL OF COMPLEXITY-OF-CONSCIOUSNESS TO MOVE BEYOND THIS.
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IN ONE PRISON, THE INMATES WHO HAD IT THE HARDEST WERE THOSE WHO DIDN’T KNOW WHERE THEY WERE.
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BAD NEWS IS SIMPLE NEWS, AND THUS MOST EASILY HEARD.
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THOUGH TRUE CHARITY MAY COMMENCE AND CONCLUDE “AT HOME” YOU MUST LOOK OUTWARD – AND MOVE
TO MAKE ADVANTAGE OF IT.
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THINGS CAN WORK FOR A MYSTIC THAT HAVE NO LOGICAL REASON TO DO SO.
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95099-49
As THEY AGE, EVEN THE MOST COMPLEX OF CREATURES TEND TOWARD SIMPLICITY -SO YOU — GOTTA WATCH IT!
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IF THINKING IS A TRAIN THEN MYSTICISM IS JESSE JAMES.
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BEYOND THE DICHOTOMOUS & BINARY ‘
IN ONE TRANSCENDENTAL, FUNDAMENTAL REALM
MAN IS STILL DIVIDED INTO TWO PARTS,
BUT AT THIS LEVEL, NEITHER PART CAN EVEN ATTEMPT TO SAY WHAT,THE OTHER ONE IS LIKE
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INSTINCT IS MOVEMENT — THOUGHT IS THOUGHT.
THE LAND OF THE MYSTIC —
WHERE SIMPLICITY & COMPLEXITY ULTIMATELY MEET,
AND WHERE THE SIMILARITIES OF ALL-THINGS FINALLY MERGE.
…”SAY JESSE, ISN’T THAT YOUR BROTHER FRANK OVER THERE!? — OH!, THAT IS YOU!
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TWO EARS, NOT ENOUGH TO HEAR TWO EYES, NOT SUFFICIENT TO SEE.
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