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Unlearning…

…is actually what we need to be doing. There’s no other way to come to know what we don’t know.

It is the missing ingredient to move us from disorder to reorder.

And after we unlearn our habitual reflexes and responses, there’s always a period of unknowing.

That’s ok. And, actually, it (hopeful unknowing) just may be the point.

We’ve always connected the dots looking backwards.

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What explanation doesn’t do…

Think of the places where you’re currently operating in and out of awe and there will be the places you’re most likely in some state of love.

Now think of the places where you can justify, explain, and rationalize things. Chances are that is where you can most likely be offended, quick to defend, and dualistic in your thinking.

Eugene Ionesco said it better than I ever could…”Explanation separates us from astonishment, which is the only gateway to the incomprehensible.”

In the end, wonder has always better been a better friend to beauty than certitude ever has.

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