Imagination and Reality(CD)


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The speaker examines those subtle workings of consciousness that we describe as "imagination." Consciousness in a pure state means simply to be aware. It mirrors or reflects the object before it. But when the thinking process begins, that state of consciousness is no longer "pure." Thinking involves a projection of mental images upon the screen of the mind. The Voice of the Silence states, "The mind is like a mirror; it gathers dust while it reflects. It needs the gentle breeze of Soul-Wisdom to brush away the dust of our illusions." Images formed by the mind may be forms of illusion or truth; the nature of experience determines the degree of reality. What is the role that imagination plays in our search for truth or reality? 1958. 42 minutes.