Reconsidering Attachments

Attachments
Attachments

Brad Warner, author of ZEN Wrapped in Karma and Dipped in Chocolate said: “True nonattachment is understanding that you are fundamentally attached to everything and, through that understanding, dropping your attachment to the view that you are detached from that which you encounter.

At the same time, real nonattachment means not clinging to things or people. It means dropping the idea that if you don’t have this or if you can’t get that, your life will be a catastrophe.”

I wish I read that before I went shopping for a new car this week, the decision would have been much easier and probably much less expensive. Or not.

8 thoughts on “Reconsidering Attachments

  1. If there’s no such an idea “if you don’t have this or if you can’t get that, your life will be a catastrophe” it’s still not very cool to be attached sometimes. Though for me it’s worse when there’s no attachments at all. It looks like I’m dead then. It’s not a catastrophe but it looks like depression or too much stress.

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