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March 18, 2011


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Over time, your comments on opposite thinking have helped a lot, not that I've stopped making opposites, but thank you!


Hi :)

I couldn't understand these recent posts completely :(

First I want to ask:is "not making opposites" equal to "having doubt"?then I know doubt is one of the 5 hindrances.

But,does it mean "not labeling" events?

I'm confused and that's why I can't understand this video of Larry and Rachel too.


Actually by re-reading the "this and that" post , once again I got the rope!It's like a rope,when I reach it ,my mind is set and I understand most of the things you say about the opposites , but suddenly the rope is gone and I'm again confused :)
I really appreciate it if you explain all this opposite stuff with an example,etc.

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