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Perception

 

Kianoosh
September 23, 2004
iranian.com

 

I searched and asked
What is life?
I received many answers,
Long explanations of different theories, quotations from different
philosophers and on and on.
I realized the more words are used to explain life, the less that person
knows about life.
One day an old man, tossed a coin in the air and asked me how many sides
this coin has? Of course I said two! He laughed and said, "A coin has 3
sides"..... With his finger he pointed at the edge, the border of the coin
and said this is the side that most people don't see.
As soon as you choose a side (head or tail) it stops you from seeing the
other side, it puts a wall between you and the other "side".
If you can sit on the edge of the coin then you are sitting on the wall and
can see both side of the coin, therefore no more walls to separate
you from the "other"!!
I had the answer I had been searching for. A simple explanation with few
words,
LIFE IS A PERCEPTION.


September 2000

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