How to really love a human being?

It’s not so much about the body, the flesh, the eyes. It’s about something behind the eyes. And when that something behind is not there, when there is death or unconsciousness or madness, then you don’t feel that magnetism, that charm anymore.

One then gets to know that just as one discovered that one likes the consciousness behind the body, similarly, what consciousness itself likes is its own…




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