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vertical line Posted on Jul.19.2008 @ 10:21PM EDT by IZIZIZ
I am reality, I am experience, I am mind. I am. Am I not.
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Reply from 9999999
Jul.20.2008
05:11PM EDT 
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I am not the thought "I am" and I am not the sense that I am.  What I am cannot separate itself from the thought "I am" and the sense that I am.  Any separation appears in thought, which cannot be separated from what I am.

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Reply from IZIZIZ
Jul.24.2008
07:43AM EDT 
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I am not the thought "I am" and I am not the sense that I am.  What I am cannot separate itself from the thought "I am" and the sense that I am.  Any separation appears in thought, which cannot be separated from what I am.

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So am I the all of I am, no more and no less, no matter what I may or may not think at any time about whatever, whoever or whether I am or I am not? 

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Reply from glorymind
Jul.24.2008
07:50AM EDT 
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I am not the thought "I am" and I am not the sense that I am.  What I am cannot separate itself from the thought "I am" and the sense that I am.  Any separation appears in thought, which cannot be separated from what I am.

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So am I the all of I am, no more and no less, no matter what I may or may not think at any time about whatever, whoever or whether I am or I am not? 

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Find it over here, but not quite there... or anywhere.

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Reply from ______
Jul.24.2008
09:59AM EDT 
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I am not the thought "I am" and I am not the sense that I am.  What I am cannot separate itself from the thought "I am" and the sense that I am.  Any separation appears in thought, which cannot be separated from what I am.


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So am I the all of I am, no more and no less, no matter what I may or may not think at any time about whatever, whoever or whether I am or I am not? 

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Who cares?
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Reply from ______
Jul.24.2008
10:05AM EDT 
vertical line Of course, you don't need to have worked out who you are before you telllme who you think I am.
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Reply from Woodsman
Jul.24.2008
12:01PM EDT 
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vertical line Snake on a stick.
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Reply from lehish
Jul.24.2008
05:37PM EDT 
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I am not the thought "I am" and I am not the sense that I am.  What I am cannot separate itself from the thought "I am" and the sense that I am.  Any separation appears in thought, which cannot be separated from what I am.

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So am I the all of I am, no more and no less, no matter what I may or may not think at any time about whatever, whoever or whether I am or I am not? 

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so what cares whether posts are responded to respectfully-notrespectfully ?

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