The Madness Of Politics

by Nick Andrea

Last night before the election results were in, I was very anxious because I was so identified with my candidates winning. For a moment, however, I was able to withdraw from that and see the Earth as a whole, which is when I realized how identified with form I had become – my party, my candidate.

As a human being that exists in two worlds, the formless and form, it is necessary to engage with form. In other words, sometimes I have to take a stand. However, this election season has taught me how maddening identification with that stand can be. I wonder, is there a way to be in the world of form, with all its anxieties, conflicts, and dramas, but not be of it?

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About NickAndrea19

My goal has always been and continues to be the liberation of minds, my own and what influence I may have on others, to perceive the extraordinary beauty all around us. To this end, I write, play music, and design websites. Don't hesitate to contact me for more information about any of these activities. :)
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