Do not be deceived by their immateriality. Thoughts are things—that is, objects in the mind. This is where the drive to de-clutter originates. Ah, subtraction! Thank you, Marie Kondo. Space is love.
Knowing about someone is not even remotely the same as knowing someone. My name is Keith. “You are the light of the world,” Jesus said.
Good communication is essential. Sometimes words may be necessary.
Soul is immortal, eternal, from everlasting to everlasting, as the clerics incant. It’s what flowed through Nisargadatta Maharaj when he blithely asserted that he’d never been born.
If it has a form, the first thing we do is name it. But what about the formless—consciousness, psyche, empty space? Surely this warrants a more serious and nuanced response than “Keith.”