About M. Chitty

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  • M. shared from On Dialogue by David Bohm
    We are partaking of the planet, and to plunder it would be absurd. Deep down in the unconscious such thinking must be part of us all, because the human race has had maybe a million years of that way of thinking, and a comparatively short time in which literal thought has been dominant.
  • M. shared from On Dialogue by David Bohm
    boundaries are not really separations, but that they are there for descriptive purposes.
  • M. shared from On Dialogue by David Bohm
    Normally we don’t see that our assumptions are affecting the nature of our observations.
  • M. shared from On Dialogue by David Bohm
    you have to watch out for the notion of truth. Dialogue may not be concerned directly with truth – it may arrive at truth, but it is concerned with meaning. If the meaning is incoherent you will never arrive at truth. You may think, “My meaning is coherent and somebody else’s isn’t,” but then we’ll never have meaning shared. You will have the “truth” for yourself or for your own group, whatever consolation that is. But we will continue to have conflict.
  • M. shared from On Dialogue by David Bohm
    You may find that the answer is not in the opinions at all, but somewhere else. Truth does not emerge from opinions; it must emerge from something else – perhaps from a more free movement of the tacit mind.