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"Do we see things as they are? Or do we see them as we are?" Anais Nin


This quote of Anais Nin takes me to the woodcuts of Escher....what does this quote make you think off?

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Amberlim (Boundless Amber) says

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19 months ago
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    Threekeys 19 months ago

    Context is important to truth and having the willingness or ability to walk a mile in another's pair of mocassins increases understanding and tolerance. The poet Keats said-"truth is beauty, beauty is truth".


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    Norine Williams 19 months ago

    You should have "WAITED" (Acts 1:4) to see things (Spiritually) with the SAME MIND of JESUS CHRIST (Phil 2:5)! I Cor 1:10 asks us (Christians) to "Be of the SAME MIND & SAME JUDGMENT" which ONLY comes fm the Holy Spirit (aka JESUS)!


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    Threekeys 19 months ago

    Hi Breeana! It is hard to see the forest for the trees when media, rules of society want to shape and streamline us into a set way of viewing. To retain some independent objectivity in some way is to see as things are. How to keep on? Is the key.


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    Threekeys 19 months ago

    We can never be strictly objective because we have a Heart-we are Human. While we try to analyize and be discerning it can't be helped that a little part of our experiences filters through. But that is how we contribute to others would you say?


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    Norine Williams 19 months ago

    Yes, "We see things as we are." from a "carnal" standpoint & "confirmation) comes in the various forms of conception of "God" but there should be no "various forms of conceptions of God!" GOD has SAME MIND (Phil 2:5) & is ONE SPIRIT (I Cor 1


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19 months ago
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    Threekeys 19 months ago

    Hi roselinsojan!....nice to hear from you... circumstances can lie in the hands of serendipty...

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    Threekeys 19 months ago

    I too find when I have meditated or had a good night's sleep I see through a viewing lens of expansion and opitmism...i think it can be both but I would err on the side of "as we are"....


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19 months ago
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    Threekeys 19 months ago

    What would you do or say if Neuroscientists could access that part of your being we have called intuition or soul or spirit? and they put a "cap" on it and called it your "preverbal brain consciousness?" Is there still soul? Spirit? God?

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19 months ago
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    Threekeys 19 months ago

    Yes you are colourblind! Haha! No seriously I think I understand..we colour our view with our unique set of experiences which may be the same or different to another-it just depends...

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    saher-e-aman (Aamna sehar) 19 months ago

    I think so we see things as we are. it depends on what we want to see. If we want to see good things it would be good to us , but if we want to see its other side it would be different.

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