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(Multi-Photo)*** Beyond friction in the mind…

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Ideals cause conflict and friction in the mind.  Existing without them and without conflict is true intelligence.  Instead of having (and “being”) mere ideals… observe what is taking place from moment to moment (without the conflict that occurs between the “ideal” and the “actuality”… or the conflict that occurs between “fantasized images of the watcher” and the “watched”) and let understanding  and learning (beyond conflict) flower.  Ideals cause friction between “what you actually are” and what “you wish to be.”  Profound understanding trumps ideals every time!  When you clearly understand that a certain snake is venomous and extremely poisonous, you naturally avoid getting bitten; you don’t need an ideal about not kissing that snake;  intelligence and understanding naturally have you act with (and “as”) caution (beyond lame, fabricated ideals).

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Green in green (1). Photo by Thomas Peace 2015

Green in green (1). Photo by Thomas Peace 2015

Green in green (2). Photo by Thomas Peace 2015

Green in green (2). Photo by Thomas Peace 2015

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My Blog primarily consists of close-up nature photos (that I've taken locally) combined with original mindfulness sayings and/or poetry that deals with mindfulness/awareness. I love nature and I love understanding the whole (not merely the parts and the details). I'm a retired teacher of the multiply handicapped. I have a number of interesting hobbies, such as fossil collecting, sport-kite flying, 3D and 2D close-up photography, holography, and pets. Most of all, I am into holistic self-awareness, spontaneous insight, unconventional observation/direct perception, mindfulness, meditation, world peace, non-fragmentation, population control, vegetarianism, and green energy. To follow my unique Blog of "Nature Photos and Mindfulness Sayings" and for RSS feeds to my new posts, please access at: tom8pie.com (On my regular Blog posting pages, for additional information and to follow, simply click on the "tack icon" at the upper right corner... or, on my profile page, you can click on the "Thomas Peace" icon.) Stay mindful, understanding, and caring!...

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