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Authority and awareness

Authority and awareness Authority and awareness
Source: Victo Ngai
Freedom from the Known
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To be free of all authority, of your own and that of another, is to die to everything of yesterday, so that your mind is always fresh, always young, innocent, full of vigour and passion. It is only in that state that one learns and observes. And for this, a great deal of awareness is required, actual awareness of what is going on inside yourself, without correcting it or telling it what it should or should not be, because the moment you correct it you have established another authority, a censor.

To leave a mind unaffected by authority be ready to devote time just to the morally correct things. It is a difficult task and when living in the society one needs to authorize self to regulate the thoughts.

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