Sunday, April 4, 2010
Proceed clearly; Do not cloud the mind
Once we attach ourselves to a position (i.e. Republican or Democrat) we cloud the mind. We argue for or against this or that. We can not see clearly for we have to reject what doesn't support our view and accept what does.
My father said, "you can never move too slowly." Perhaps he was saying something similar. I'm noticing that I have less of a desire to move quickly since I've been sitting. My son was surprised that I could wait for him for hours sitting in a car while he was photographing. I just would stare out the window and watch the light change.
It is hard enough to proceed clearly. Do we need substances that make it even harder?
My graduate school classmate said that we don’t give artworks life, but rather they take on a life of their own. I really like this. Words...