Peace requires us to surrender our illusions of control. We can love and care for others but we cannot possess our children, lovers, family, or friends. We can assist them, pray for them, and wish them well, yet in the end their happiness and suffering depend on their thoughts and actions, not on our wishes.
Language—by means of imaginal vivacity has no other motion than to open itself to “sidereal immensity.”
Happiness does not come from consumption of things.
DESIGN: Optical Illusions by Akiyoshi Kitaoka
Akiyoshi Kitaoka, a professor of psychology at the Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan, specializes in visual illusion, visual completion, motion perception and stereopsis.
Sound complicated? To put it in layman’s terms, Kitaoka is interested in how your brain interprets signals it receives from your eyes.
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