Alan Watts Boat Analogy

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Alan Watts Boat Analogy

Postby SandyJoy » Fri May 03, 2013 5:46 pm

Alan Watts --- He's such a charmer

and I love analogy

You've probably all seen this one.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4j6cUwC ... ture=share
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Re: Alan Watts Boat Analogy

Postby treasuretheday » Sat May 04, 2013 12:00 am

I dig it!
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Re: Alan Watts Boat Analogy

Postby SandyJoy » Sat May 04, 2013 1:45 am

:lol: Yeah, that was fun. It seems to me he had a great joy for Life and a love for Life as The Divine Mystery.
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Re: Alan Watts Boat Analogy

Postby ZenDrumming » Sat May 04, 2013 3:23 am

Love Watts. That video is nice. I like his framing of the shift from reacting to creating, from victim to willing participant. He certainly does have an attractive sense of stillness and wonder when he speaks.
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Re: Alan Watts Boat Analogy

Postby treasuretheday » Sat May 04, 2013 12:04 pm

I caught the video on my way out last night! Was sitting here in my little black dress & heels, hair up--my "Audrey" look, so I could go out with a group of people to a crazy, crowded restaurant. You know the kind...so noisy you can't hear the person seated next to you speak! Ugh. I have a hangover, & I didn't even drink anything! Coffee & Mr. Watts to the rescue! Very nice. Thanks for posting this SandyJoy.
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Re: Alan Watts Boat Analogy

Postby ZenDrumming » Sat May 04, 2013 6:10 pm

treasuretheday wrote:I caught the video on my way out last night! Was sitting here in my little black dress & heels, hair up--my "Audrey" look, so I could go out with a group of people to a crazy, crowded restaurant. You know the kind...so noisy you can't hear the person seated next to you speak! Ugh. I have a hangover, & I didn't even drink anything! Coffee & Mr. Watts to the rescue! Very nice. Thanks for posting this SandyJoy.


Isn't it nice to have something reel you back in? :D
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Re: Alan Watts Boat Analogy

Postby TSmith79 » Tue May 05, 2015 1:10 pm

Ah Alan Watts. He's got such a nice sounding voice, he reminds me of an old jedi master!
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