Basic Human Knowledge
Basic human knowledge is knowing that you are alive. In other words, knowing what your mind and body are doing.
Knowing Being Alive VS Not Knowing It
There is a world of difference between living without knowing that you are alive and living with knowing it.
Living Without Knowing You Are Alive
If you are living without knowing that you are alive, you can not live as the owner of your life but live as a servant even though you have all the wealth and power in the world.
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Living without knowing that you are alive is living as a resource instead of a human.
Ways of Living
Living without knowing that you are alive is the human resource way of living. Living with wisdom is the human way of living.
When you are aware of your sitting, you will realize there are many things you did not know about your sitting. The more you are aware of your sitting, the more you will realize there are many things you did not know not only about your sitting, but also about yourself and your life. The same is true for standing, walking, breathing, eating, thinking and many other things that you do daily.
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When you know your sitting, you will gain insight about yourself, your life and the world. The insight will give you the wisdom you need to live your life well. The same is true for standing, walking, breathing and many other things that you do daily.
Rediscovering What You See
What you see is because of what you do not see. Knowing what you do not see is knowing what you see.
You are living truth. Truth is inside of you and outside of you.
Knowledge is about knowing nonself. Higher knowledge is about knowing self.
If knowledge is power, self-knowledge is higher power.
Knowledge can give you power. Self-knowledge can give you a new life.
Knowing yourself benefits yourself much even if it is as simple as your posture, breathing or walking.
You will be surprised if you experience firsthand that knowing yourself actually benefit you much.
Knowing What You See
What you see is a result of interaction between yourself and nonself. Unless you know yourself, you can not truly know what you see.
Seeking happiness without knowing oneself leads to unhappiness.
Knowing Self and Nonself
Knowing nonself is gaining knowledge. Knowing self is life changing.
Rediscovering Self and Nonself
Self is because of nonself and nonself is because of self. Self is found in nonself and nonself is found in self.
source: New Direction Archive