There’s No Such Thing As Mental Awareness
“Mental alertness will help enhance your ability to survive in this world. But what is useful in self-preservation need not be useful in self-exploration.”
Two priests were standing with a signboard which read, ‘The End is Near -- Turn Around Before it is too Late.’ A speeding car came along. The driver saw the sign, stuck his head out of the window, yelled, ‘Leave us alone, you religious nuts’, and sped on. He turned the corner. The priests heard the screech of tires and a huge crash. One priest turned to the other and said, ‘Maybe we should just have the signboard read ‘Bridge is out’?’
The problem is wrong signs have been shown to you for far too long. People have talked about ‘mental awareness’ for far too long. There is no such thing. Mental alertness will help enhance your ability to survive in this world. But what is useful in self-preservation need not be useful in self-exploration.
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