The man with no questions has a depth problem. The deeper you go, the shallower it gets.
Anything that draws us out of the mainstream is a good thing. The mainstream is a near-total state of identification with work, relationships, politics, religion, sex, dogs, cats, money, cars, boats, travel plans, dogs, money markets—even furniture! Sickness takes us out of the mainstream. So does rejection, loss, crisis, sexual confusion, left-handedness and loneliness. We can also step out of the mainstream in silence. In silence we don’t know who we are.
Nobody can make me happy. Somebody might make me conscious.
The things we think are important are not that important. Life is a series of little things set against the vastness of no-thing.
Resistance invigorates your opponent. (You can watch it happen.) Therefore, resist nothing.
What happens to darkness when light floods the room? Where does it go? What went?