our greatest blessings come to us by way of madness Phaedr. 244a

2014/05/27

First, you have to see it


Woke up thinking and wrote down "First, you have to see it." Later, awake, I thought it was saying Campbell's "Consciousness, first; then, you." And remembered the internet meme I saw a few days ago -- image of a radio and something about (how did they put it?) mistaking our -- no, thinking that our thoughts come from us is like a radio thinking it thinks. Or something.

So -- the “universe is a hologram”?

How to think about thinking?

Is there some underlying constant, which we each reshape and expand? A metaphor here: Imagine, shape, expand: Carl Sagan: "We are a way for the Cosmos to know itself."