praut
quote Remember, if there is one core teaching at the heart of this philosophy, it's that we're not as smart and as wise as we'd like to think we are. If we ever do want to become wise, it comes from the questioning and from humility — not, as many would like to think, from certainty, mistrust, and arrogance.
praut
quote Death is not the problem. The problem is suppressing it, running away from it. We don't give it the respect that it deserves. It's the only fact of life of which we can be certain. Isn't it insane to look away from reality of our life? Death is not morbid. Denial is morbid.
praut
quote Getting upset is like continuing the dream while you're awake. The thing that provoked you wasn't real — but your reaction was. And so from the fake comes real consequences. Which is why you need to wake up right now instead of creating a nightmare.