We think of a retreat as an opportunity to rest and recharge so that we may return to the fray reinvigorated. Let me suggest another purpose. While we are immersed in the routines and habits pushed on us by our current way of life – stuck in lives in which we are trapped by forcesContinue reading “On Retreat”
It appears simple: we know something because we are told of it and the sum of what we know becomes our body of knowledge to be held in books and in memory. What if this does not describe knowing at all, but simply belief?
The trouble with blind-spots is that we don’t see them. Our eyes have blind-spots where the optic nerve meets the retina. Without them our eyes would not see anything at all. Our perception, outside of a few limited cases, heals over this wound in our visual field. Two wounds, one for each eye.