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Alan Watts

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Biography : British philosopher, writer and speaker.
Born: 1915 - Died: 1973
Period:
20th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
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The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance."
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You can't live at all, unless you can live fully now."
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You are the big bang, the original force of the universe, coming on as whoever you are."
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You are the big bang, the original force of the universe, coming on as whoever you are.

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No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now."
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Ego is a social institution with no physical reality. The ego is simply your symbol of yourself. Just as the word "water" is a noise that symbolizes a certain liquid without being it, so too the idea of ego symbolizes the role you play, who you are, but it is not the same as your living organism."
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A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with reality, and lives in a world of illusion."
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Our deeds, our feelings, our thoughts, and our sensations just happen of themselves, as the rain falls and the water flows along the valley."
Alan Watts - In My Own Way
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Faith is a state of openness or trust."
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But at any rate, the point is that God is what nobody admits to being, and everybody really is."
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But to me nothing - the negative, the empty - is exceedingly powerful."
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I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is."
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You don't look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you."
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Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes."
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And the attitude of faith is the very opposite of clinging to belief, of holding on."
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The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it's only money... they don't know how to enjoy it, because they have no imagination."
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So then, the relationship of self to other is the complete realization that loving yourself is impossible without loving everything defined as other than yourself."
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No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now."
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The difficulty for most of us in the modern world is that the old-fashioned idea of God has become incredible or implausible."
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You are that vast thing that you see far, far off with great telescopes."
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