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 Post subject: Each love is unique
PostPosted: Tue Jun 17, 2014 3:26 pm 
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Each love is unique
Not a sliding scale from not-love to love;
it's love.


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 Post subject: Re: Each love is unique
PostPosted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 12:04 am 
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Perhaps.

Is that so unique? :popcorn:

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 Post subject: Re: Each love is unique
PostPosted: Fri Jun 20, 2014 5:48 pm 
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Good question! :smile:

If each love is not unique, then we might conclude that love must be entirely formless and empty; but we know from experience that life and love cannot express itself without form... so love must be form as much as it is emptiness, and so love must be as unique as it is universal.

Love loves form as well as emptiness!

What do you think? Does this make any sense at all?

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 Post subject: Re: Each love is unique
PostPosted: Fri Jun 20, 2014 6:10 pm 
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There is a very topic-fitting German poem by Erich Fried: "It Is What It Is, says love"

Here are many translations but none in English :(
http://www.erichfried.de/Was%20es%20ist.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;



What it is

It is nonsense, says Reason.
It is what it is, says Love.

It is harm, says Computation.
It is nothing but pain, says Fear.
It is desperate, says Insight.
It is what it is, says Love.

It is ridiculous, says Pride.
It is reckless, says Wariness.
It is impossible, says Experience.
It is what it is, says Love.

Erich Fried

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 Post subject: Re: Each love is unique
PostPosted: Wed Sep 10, 2014 6:58 pm 
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Rainboyo wrote:
Good question! :smile:

If each love is not unique, then we might conclude that love must be entirely formless and empty; but we know from experience that life and love cannot express itself without form... so love must be form as much as it is emptiness, and so love must be as unique as it is universal.

Love loves form as well as emptiness!

What do you think? Does this make any sense at all?

Mark


The first bit, well, I thought "wow !.. :good: "

Then the second bit, well, I thought "hmmm that's a bit of a mouthful".

How about... Love's compassion for ignorance is infinite.


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