alive spiritual presence or meaning, thought
puts together the image, the picture, the
idol, from the past, the old, which is dead.
But these maneuvers of thought--like savages
making straw models of airplanes--do not give
fresh life or the experiencing that is Truth.
The direct answer one needs, which is fresh
perception of the problem, cannot come as long
as one is seeking to apply a theory, a dogma,
an external authority, an answer or solution
from outside ..."