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How To Sit Quietly
In A Room Alone

 


 

 

 


Epigraph

Prologue

Foreword

Preface

Introduction

The Antics of a Fretful Two Year-Old

You Cannot Find Yourself 'Out There'

The Consciousness That Says 'I Am'

The Present Moment versus The Life Within

Feeling "Less" When Others Have "More"

Trying to Outrun the Sadness

Vincent Van Gogh: “When facing a flat landscape, I see nothing but eternity. Am I the only one to see it?”

Dr. Joseph Campbell: "You must have a room, a sacred place, a center of transformation."

How To Answer A Question

Eckhart Tolle: “You're in a room, you’re facing a wall, just sitting, and then you observe your mind, what it comes up with, and you learn to ‘just be with what is.’ This simple Zen meditation, some would say, is the most difficult meditation - just sitting and being with what is.”

How to Sit Quietly in a Room Alone

Conclusion: Kairissi and Elenchus, the "anthropic principle"

 

 

 

 

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