The Three-click path to freedom through laughter.

Via Karl Saliter
on Feb 13, 2012
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Monty Pythonlightenment.

There is no way the content of this post will fit into your mind.

But have a go anyway: it doesn’t have to. If Carl Sagan was right in claiming that

“If you want to make an apple pie, you must first create the universe”

well this post is one big creative aid for your Monday Morning.

I’m deferring to three of my teachers tonight: they are way more on the ball at present.

Call it a three-click path to freedom through laughter. Pour some coffee.

There is a lot to be said for understanding that we are tiny.

And huge too. It starts by clicking here. Scroll up and down the whole trip: take it back

and forth and back again. Tasty. Quietly educational. Gooood for you. Take a breath.

Vastly enjoy the visual knowing of your place in this thing, sizewise.

Bask in it like a walrus sunning herself on a flat rock in August.

Drink it in like a marathon runner accepting cold water from a fawning admirer.

Then have a look at this:

Because you know and I know, those guys were on to something.

Ok, following me so far? Now wrap it up with this little number:

So that’s what I’m tossing around, like so many windblown thoughtseeds*, this evening.

Hope it serves.

*Yes I know that word did not exist until just now. I love you too.





About Karl Saliter

Karl is a circus artist sculptor writer miscreant gypsy, living in Mexico. He has written two novels, "Compassion's Bitch," and "Breakfast In A Cloud," and has published neither. He often feels as if he was born under a silver whale of a frisbee moon in the back of a red cartoon pickup truck. That careening down route 66 at speed, he leapt up into the cab, took the wheel, stuck his baby elbow out the rolled-down window, and that though the truck had awesome chrome mirrors, he never looked back. He hopes you frequently feel the same.


10 Responses to “The Three-click path to freedom through laughter.”

  1. Andréa Balt says:

    Haha. You're awesome.

  2. Haha. You're NUTS.

    And I shall now inflict you on more of the universe by posting it on "Featured Today" on the Elephant Spirituality Homepage.

    Braja Sorensen
    Lost & Found in India
    Editor, Elephant Spirituality
    Please go and "Like" Elephant Spirituality on Facebook

  3. Andréa Balt says:

    Hey Braja, do you want to fight over the rights to feature Karl's article? Because I just posted it to "Featured Today" on the brand new elephant culture homepage.

    Andréa Balt
    Please "like" Elephant Culture on Facebook and follow @MindfulCulture on Twitter.

  4. karlsaliter says:

    Big grins over to you, Andrea!

  5. karlsaliter says:

    Whoohoo! My kind of fight. Any chance it will include hair-pulling, name-calling, and be filmed?
    Thanks, you two.

  6. mysticriverlinda says:

    No surprise my favorite part is The Meaning of Life segment from our old advanced Course days. It has remained my favorite gauge for measuring a persons sense of human, wisdom and delightfulness caslculus. Confessing to have not yet seen all the other components but will do. Best, as always. L.

  7. karlsaliter says:

    No, no surprise. That little snippet resurfaces for me about once a year. I love it to bits. Maru liked the elephants getting drunk fact, btw.

  8. karlsaliter says:

    Whoohoo! Editor's Choice! Let's all have a meteor.

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