Every cultural bromide eventually succumbs to its own fatuity. Now on deathwatch: ‘thoughts and prayers’. If intercessory prayer had any efficacy at all, would there not by now be some evidence for it?
An emotion is a response in the body to a thought in the head. They cause a lot of mischief, thoughts do.
D-type males (men who are negative about pretty well everything) have more heart attacks than anyone else.
The mind is exclusively interested in thoughts. Consciousness has no thought process.
Ministry of Natural Resources: Don’t feed the wildlife.
Zen: Don’t feed your thoughts.
Don’t get involved with your thoughts. Let them come. And let them go.