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so on. The brain has developed from the primitive state and 


however refined, intelligent, technical, it will be within the 


confines of space-time.


Anonymity is humility; it does not lie in the change of name, 



cloth or with the identification with that which may be anonymous, 


an ideal, a heroic act, country and so on. Anonymity is an act of the 


brain, the conscious anonymity; there's an anonymity which comes 


with the awareness of the complete. The complete is never within 



the field of the brain or idea.


21st Woke up about two and there was a peculiar pressure and 


the pain was more acute, more in the centre of the head. It lasted 


over an hour and one woke up several times with the intensity of 



the pressure. Each time there was great expanding ecstasy; this joy 


continued - Again, sitting in the dentist's chair, waiting, suddenly 


the pressure began. The brain became very quiet; quivering, fully 



alive; every sense was alert; the eyes were seeing the bee on the 


window, the spider, the birds and the violet mountains in the 


distance. They were seeing but the brain was not recording them. 


One could feel the quivering brain, something tremendously alive, 



vibrant and so not merely recording. The pressure and the pain was 


great and the body must have gone off into a doze.


Self-critical awareness is essential. Imagination and illusion 


distort clear observation. Illusion will always exist, so long as the 



urge for the continuation of pleasure and the avoidance of pain 


exist; the demand for those experiences which are pleasurable to 


continue or be remembered; the avoidance of pain, suffering. Both 


these breed illusion. To wipe away illusion altogether, pleasure and 



sorrow must be understood, not by control or sublimation,






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