Biocadence ~ Celebrating Wisdom

Alan Watts, Eckhart Tolle, and Rick Hanson on The Illusion of Self

Alan Watts, Eckhart Tolle, and Rick Hanson on The Illusion of Self

Let's interweave today, addressing a thrilling topic: Illusion of Self (Hindu: Anatman, Buddhist: Anatta). Following are three passages from books featured in my "A Book/Week" series. Each has precise sourcing data beneath it. Enjoy!

Alan Watts

"To be human is precisely to have that extra circuit of consciousness which enables us to know that we know, and thus to take an attitude towards all that we experience. The mistake which we have made—and this, if anything, is the fall of...


Alan Watts ~ 103 Quotes to Celebrate 103 Years of Influence

Alan Watts ~ 103 Quotes to Celebrate 103 Years of Influence

A heart FULL Happy Birthday to my favorite philosopher, Alan Watts. I'm overwhelmingly grateful for the enormous mine of wisdom Watts expressed to us—in ways that we can understand, and with humor that infuses joy. 

One intent here is to have minimal crossover with the article I published 2 years ago, featuring 101 favorite Watts quotes. Aside from a small handful of quotes (I'm giving myself a fail-safe cushion), I believe I've accomplished a fresh collection below. As such, I am featuring the content that has been the center of my focus in the recent years. That is to say, these are...