I know a man who went from fearing everything to fearing nothing. He tells me that his senses have sharpened, that he sees and hears with more acuity and that food tastes better.
Apple founder Steve Jobs’s last six words: “Oh wow. Oh wow. Oh wow.”
Soul cannot be summoned to manage a crisis. Soul is the crisis. Hells bells, it’s an earthquake, a precipitating principle, the reason why obtuseness and immoderacy self-destruct.
The sudden awakening of Marlon James took him out of his culture and into himself. “When it comes to being who I am, I don’t have an allegiance or a duty to anybody.”
Were this all he’d said or written, it would be enough. “Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside awakes.”