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05 January 2010 @ 10:05 am
Yes, please!  
"If desire causes suffering, it may be because we do not desire wisely, or that we are inexpert at obtaining what we desire. Instead of hiding our heads in a prayer cloth and building walls against temptation, why not get better at fulfilling desire? Salvation is for the feeble, that's what I think. I don't want salvation, I want life, all of life, the miserable as well as the superb. "
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Brother Claymore of Desirable Mindfulness: blonde cat gunslifecollage on January 5th, 2010 03:28 pm (UTC)
I want life, all of life, the miserable as well as the superb

Absolutely, though this is the hardest thing to remember to want some days.
Chipceo on January 5th, 2010 04:26 pm (UTC)
I like this. Source?
ruthless compassion: martini handsaroraborealis on January 6th, 2010 03:28 pm (UTC)
Jitterbug Perfume by Tom Robbins
TWPyouvebeenpixied on January 5th, 2010 05:19 pm (UTC)
This is perfect on so many levels. Thank you.
David Policardpolicar on January 5th, 2010 07:32 pm (UTC)
(nods)
I absolutely encourage anyone who is made happier by getting the things they want to go on doing so.

And also encourage anyone who is not made happier to try doing something else instead. Desire different things, maybe, or desire things differently, maybe.

Or give up desiring so much, maybe.

Whatever works.