Friday, June 11, 2010


A quote from Eckhart Tolle's Book A New Earth, from Chapter EGO: THE CURRENT STATE OF HUMANITY

"To "own" something - what does it really mean? What does it mean to make something "mine"? If you stand on a street in New York, point to a huge skyscarper and say, "That building is mine. I own it," you are either very wealthy or you are delusional or a liar. In anycase you are telling a story in which the thought form "I" and the thought form "building" merge into one. That's how the mental  concept of ownership works. If everybody agrees with your story, there will be signed pieces of paper to certify their agreemenr with it. You are wealthy. If nobody agrees with the story, they will send you to psychiatrist. You are delusional, or a compulsive liar."


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