“Once upon a time people were born into communities and had to find their individuality. Today people are born individuals and have to find their communities.” — K-Hole, “Youth Mode”
the distance between two bodies is
itself a body too.
— Abbas Beydoun, The Distance Between Two Boats
Understanding of the self only arises in relationship, in watching yourself in relationship to people, ideas, and things; to trees, the earth, and the world around you and within you. Relationship is the mirror in which the self is revealed. Without self knowledge there is no basis for right thought and action.