No longer than the ability to sincerely ask that question without intending to manipulate the experience

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how long how long
how long would you want to be in present-fear
how long would you want to be in present-disturbance
how long would you want to remain stuck in present-thinking
ability to ask to oneself
how long…
means the process is no longer unconscious
one is not trapped in automatic inner-doings
and therefore, the process is…

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The sleepwalking wanker

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I do not know
what I have to think
but I know that
I must think

— said that
sleepwalker thinker
who lived in order to
think thoughts into existence
to facilitate breeding of thoughts
and when he got tired, of course,
who would not get tired,
he indulged in purposeful productivity
and purposeful TV news watching
— yes, that sleepwalker…

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Be like water

At least you will check it out now. And water. Photo by Hanna Postova on…

we need hard things
not to show off we are hard
but to cultivate “softness”
to be like water
— as Bruce Lee told
we cannot cultivate
qualities of water
without being water
and encountering hard surfaces
if hard things just made us
more dull and concrete
congrats, we had wasted…

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habit of generating fear
via thought fantasies
is not something
that disappears
via unconscious tricks

one can catch themselves
generating fear
(having cultivated awareness
over the unconscious process)
one can see what it takes
to create fear
it requires thought fantasies
it requires involuntary attention
over such habitual thought fantasies

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Pretheesh Presannan

Pretheesh Presannan

Panic Attack Survivor. Just writing; so far so good. Plays cricket. You can find short stories, poems, humour, and nonfiction here. Gmail: pretheeshgp@gmail.com