“If you do not annihilate yourself, you will never know love. Some part of you must die. That something else or somebody else has to occupy that space within you that was you all this time.”
Among the four aspects of who you are – your body, mind, emotion and energy – people generally know emotion as the strongest force within them. This is the reason why emotion is widely used in the religious and spiritual context, and love in particular, because it creates a conducive atmosphere around you. Let us look at it technically – not in terms of good or bad, right or wrong.
Love essentially means somebody else has become far more important to you than yourself. That may be distressing – your existence is threatened. The moment you say "I love you" to somebody, you will lose all your freedom, you will lose everything that you have. You can no longer do what you want in your life; there are innumerable problems. But at the same time, it drags you in. It is a sweet poison, a very sugary poison. It is self-annihilating.
If you do not annihilate yourself, you will never know love. Some part of you must die. That something else or somebody else has to occupy that space within you that was you all this time. If you do not let this happen, there is no love, only calculation.
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