Colin Wilson and “The Robot” – by Gary Lachman

Wilson tells us he is often oblivious to the scenery because his robot has taken over the task of cutting out irrelevant details so he can get through a day’s work. Yet when his day is over and he wants to relax, he often finds that he can’t. His automatic pilot—the robot—is in gear and … Continue reading Colin Wilson and “The Robot” – by Gary Lachman

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Dorothea Tanning’s “foray into imaginative botany,”

Dorothea Tanning's “foray into imaginative botany," "In the months before beginning this series, at the age of 86, the artist thought she had finished painting in her New York studio but then remembered a set of stretched Lefebvre-Foinet canvases, which she had purchased years earlier while living in Paris, and was compelled to use one. … Continue reading Dorothea Tanning’s “foray into imaginative botany,”

The Real Practice of Mindfulness – Lion’s Roar

Just as a tree removed from the forest is no longer a tree but a piece of lumber, so also the caring attentiveness of mindfulness, extracted from its matrix of wholesome co-arising factors, degenerates into mere attention. Source: The Real Practice of Mindfulness - Lion's Roar