fall down and worship each other.

“Then it was as if I suddenly saw the secret beauty of their hearts, the depths of their hearts where neither sin nor desire nor self-knowledge can reach, the core of their reality, the person that each one is in God’s eyes. If only they could all see themselves as they really are. If only we could see each other that way all the time. There would be no more war, no more hatred, no more cruelty, no more greed…I suppose the big problem would be that we would fall down and worship each other.”

Conjectures, page 155 (and in other editions, pages 157-158)


Determined to grasp happiness, I plunged into relationships, rebellion, compliance, sex, intoxicants, achievements, social and political activism, psychological systems and spiritual paths: paradoxically, all these attempts to gain happiness resulted in suffering for myself and others.

Finally, waving the white flag of surrender to the Cosmos, I gave up”

Happiness, documented