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Old 06-13-2012, 12:31 AM   #15
mathewjgano
 
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Re: My Spiritual Aikido.

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Robert M Watson Jr wrote: View Post
Those unable to lovingly embrace death have no aptitutde to truly love.
I'm not sure I agree...but I'm not sure I understand, either. I accept death as apparently inevitable. When I stop worrying about things like it (i.e. embrace the fact of its apparent inevitability), I feel more free to embrace the moment, to be in the middle of now. I think if I had no experience/awareness with/of death I could still truly love though...and that is why I am inclined to think I might disagree.
Who knows? Surely not me...and if I do, I'm not aware of it.
Take care,
Matt

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