The human mind is littered with the recycling of the ever-present ego. Humans appear naive and superficial, carnal and precarious, as we are swift to judge each other by the arbitrary content of our psyches. Indeed, it is essential for us to intuit the state of others’ minds, so that we may interact and react to them with spontaneous propriety. But it is common to get so absorbed in the conditional states of others (and ourselves), that we entirely forget the unconditional essence which abides beneath the content.
If you take even the most egregious individual, and for one moment penetrate the egoic mania induced by their neglect or abuse-filled history, you will find the same stoic and loving essence that is, above all, the definitive trait of humankind. We are all sojourned by varying mental and environmental modes of Oneness, which in turn influence the quality of our demeanor. But the one thing that unites us all is the one thing which is constant, and thus epitomizing, in every one of us.
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