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October 05, 2010

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Steve

Hopelessness - the end of the perpetual thinking machine - trust - learn to stop shopping - keep going straight. I love this stuff - Thanks Barry

Barry Briggs

Thanks, Steve. Roshi's discussion of hopelessness just blew me away. This is the practice of looking directly into "what is" and then continuing straight ahead.

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