In the study of psychology, one learns that even the more delusional psychopaths have a justification for their actions. If you were to ask them, they would probably answer that they were “only putting things right”.
If, as we have proposed, loneliness is the painful acute perception of the passing of each moment in the expectation of something other than ourselves that will remove the condition of solitude, then the cure for loneliness is not the attaining of that thing, for that thing will not remove the condition of solitude -which is an ontological necessity of being a subject in the world-.
This is the noblest thing in which men and women can collaborate. To stand next to each other and proclaim the truth; to recognize, magnify and worship their Lord; to help each other purifying the inner and the outer; to protect each other from that which is abominable, low and vulgar and to be generous with one another and with everyone else without expecting anything in return.
Essentially, a T.A.Z. moment is a period of time, whether it be a few seconds or a few days, in which we experience a different possibility of being in the world after which we go back to our ‘reality’ ready to make changes and adjustments.
It was really cold and the prospect of making wudu with freezing water and praying on the ground was not very enthusing, but I wasn’t able to come out with a good enough excuse
The moment that you and I come together with a project of living together we are funding a state. The aim of our state should be that the human being finds the context and the tools to express its highest potential, both inwardly and outwardly, spiritually and materially.
Feng Mian sat under the mandarin tree and fell asleep in the woods as the breeze swished through the branches and sang a song with the ever-green leaves.
A joy that is found at the breakfast table, that is made out of fresh croissants and coffee or of a piece of hard bread in the forest; because the highest this world has to offer is the company of those with whom you share your food.
One of them said in an interview: “I’m not interested in dying having been good, I’m interested in dying having done something good”. Being good and doing good are two very different things. Like being a revolutionary and acting out a revolution; it is not the same.
Occurrences is life, and occurrences is change. Change is the only constant in the universe, and I’m quoting here many people that have said this before me (and I could expand the argument of why to quite a few pages, but I think you get the gist of it).