“The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.”
~ Alan Watts
Dirty Hippies. Useless Hipsters. Broke Artists. No good.
“Insecure societies are the most intolerant.”
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Via Reddit: “I highly recommend Alan Watt’s “The Book” for those interested in an introductory course in Zen. Here’s the .pdf for anyone interested.”
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