As the dweller is not the dwelling, the soul is not the body. One is time-bound and limited; the other is timeless and free.
“You are the sky,” observed Pema Chodron. “Everything else—it’s just weather.” Oh, how we love to talk about the weather. And to do so with the ardency of children in a sandbox.
My Self is vast, oceanic. Myself is a bubble speeding to the surface.
It’s estimated that the material cost of a standard-issue human body is $160.
The universe has been evolving for 14 billion years. “As for man, his days are like grass; he flourishes like a flower of the field; for the wind passes over it, and it is gone, and its place knows it no more.”
No doubt about it: The first absurdity is anger.