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Offlinerowleyxx9
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We are each both the teacher and the student
    #4350146 - 06/29/05 12:37 PM (11 years, 6 months ago)

Life is a lesson taught to itself.

As fragments of itself, we strive towards REunion with the entirity of the whole.

On our path, as individual subjective awarenesses, each of us are equally a teacher as we are a student. There are no absolutes for either, and the only way a person is seen as more of one than another is through a biased perceptual filter.

Discuss? :/


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Re: We are each both the teacher and the student [Re: rowleyxx9]
    #4350169 - 06/29/05 12:48 PM (11 years, 6 months ago)

Ultimately, I believe you are right. It's all in how seperate you think things are.

I like the lines from Crowley: "I am seperated for the sake of love, for the chance of union." :mushroom2:


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"Don't believe everything you think". -Anom.

" All that lives was born to die"-Anom.

With much wisdom comes much sorrow,
The more knowledge, the more grief.
Ecclesiastes circa 350 BC


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Re: We are each both the teacher and the student [Re: rowleyxx9]
    #4350184 - 06/29/05 12:56 PM (11 years, 6 months ago)

We are each both the teacher and the student

:thumbup:

I only wish more self-proscribed "teachers" could realize this simple truth :rolleyes:


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You're here because you know something.
What you know you can't explain,
But you feel it;
You've felt it your entire life.
That there's something wrong with the world.
You don't know what it is, but it's there....
Like a splinter in your mind...
Driving you mad.


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Re: We are each both the teacher and the student [Re: trendal]
    #4350211 - 06/29/05 01:05 PM (11 years, 6 months ago)

Yeah, it's sorta like...

The greatest student is one who thinks (s)he's a teacher.

And the greater teacher is one who thinks (s)he's a student.


Or maybe...

Those who seek only to learn, have the most to teach.

And those who seek only to teach, have the most to learn.  :cool:

(or something)


Edited by rowleyxx9 (06/29/05 01:07 PM)


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Re: We are each both the teacher and the student [Re: rowleyxx9]
    #4350661 - 06/29/05 03:07 PM (11 years, 6 months ago)

The most interesting people seem to be the most interested.


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to do well always
set your sails, open
ride your waves, flowing
just relax, sober
leave you past, it's over
bind two hands, stronger
my soul waits, forward" - Arjun and Guardians


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Re: We are each both the teacher and the student [Re: trendal]
    #4351260 - 06/29/05 05:34 PM (11 years, 6 months ago)

Quote:

trendal said:
We are each both the teacher and the student






One of the most fundamental truths ever, in my opinion.


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Re: We are each both the teacher and the student [Re: rowleyxx9]
    #4351642 - 06/29/05 07:03 PM (11 years, 6 months ago)

It sure does represent something special.


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Re: We are each both the teacher and the student [Re: Rudra]
    #4352273 - 06/29/05 09:46 PM (11 years, 6 months ago)

Nice post! Our expereinces are the teacher and we are the student?


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Re: We are each both the teacher and the student [Re: felix4life]
    #4352874 - 06/29/05 11:29 PM (11 years, 6 months ago)

yes with each step we invest in both sides.


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