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TOPICS
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Artifical_Intelligence
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creating_a_world
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daily_inspiration_video
Game
Game_Engine
IDS_(roomlist)
Integral_Discord_Server
integralperfection.weebly.com
joshs_notebooks
keys_(database)
lifeline
log_other
making_youtube_videos
memcards
memcards_(quotes)
memcards_(table)
project_0001
Pyramid_of_Works
Savitri_extended_toc
Savitri_Favorites_Section_Map
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School
small_binder
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Tablets_of_MEM
three_js
todo
wordlist
wordlist_(todo)
writing_a_book_on_Savitri
SEE ALSO


AUTH

BOOKS
Big_Mind,_Big_Heart
Blazing_the_Trail_from_Infancy_to_Enlightenment
City_of_God
Enchiridion_text
Full_Circle
General_Principles_of_Kabbalah
Heart_of_Matter
Infinite_Library
Initiation_Into_Hermetics
Modern_Man_in_Search_of_a_Soul
My_Burning_Heart
Plotinus_-_Complete_Works_Vol_01
Plotinus_-_Complete_Works_Vol_02
Plotinus_-_Complete_Works_Vol_03
Plotinus_-_Complete_Works_Vol_04
Process_and_Reality
Questions_And_Answers_1953
Savitri
Synergetics_-_Explorations_in_the_Geometry_of_Thinking
The_Atman_Project
the_Book_of_God
The_Categories
The_Divine_Milieu
The_Epic_of_Gilgamesh
The_Golden_Bough
The_Seals_of_Wisdom
The_Use_and_Abuse_of_History
The_Yoga_Sutras
Thought_Power
Toward_the_Future
Twilight_of_the_Idols

IN CHAPTERS TITLE

IN CHAPTERS CLASSNAME

IN CHAPTERS TEXT
00.04_-_The_Beautiful_in_the_Upanishads
000_-_Humans_in_Universe
0.00_-_INTRODUCTION
0.01f_-_FOREWARD
0.02_-_Letters_to_a_Sadhak
0.03_-_Letters_to_My_little_smile
0.07_-_Letters_to_a_Sadhak
0.08_-_Letters_to_a_Young_Captain
01.04_-_The_Poetry_in_the_Making
01.05_-_The_Yoga_of_the_King_-_The_Yoga_of_the_Spirits_Freedom_and_Greatness
01.12_-_Goethe
0.11_-_Letters_to_a_Sadhak
0_1955-04-04
0_1958-05-10
0_1958-11-22
0_1960-08-20
0_1960-10-08
0_1960-11-15
0_1961-03-04
0_1961-04-25
0_1961-06-02
0_1961-06-20
0_1961-08-18
0_1961-10-02
0_1962-02-27
0_1962-03-11
0_1962-06-20
0_1962-06-27
0_1962-07-07
0_1962-07-14
0_1962-10-06
0_1962-11-27
0_1962-11-30
0_1963-01-30
0_1963-02-15
0_1963-03-16
0_1963-05-03
0_1963-12-11
0_1964-03-25
0_1964-07-22
0_1964-08-29
0_1964-09-12
0_1964-09-26
0_1964-11-12
0_1965-04-07
0_1965-06-02
0_1965-06-23
0_1966-05-18
0_1967-02-18
0_1967-03-02
0_1967-03-04
0_1967-04-03
0_1967-04-05
0_1968-03-13
0_1968-04-24
0_1968-09-11
0_1969-01-18
0_1969-02-05
0_1969-02-22
0_1969-05-17
0_1969-07-30
0_1969-08-16
0_1969-09-13
0_1969-11-19
0_1970-01-03
0_1970-01-10
0_1970-01-17
0_1970-04-22
0_1970-07-29
0_1971-08-Undated
0_1971-12-25
0_1972-01-12
0_1972-03-11
0_1972-03-29a
0_1972-04-15
02.02_-_Lines_of_the_Descent_of_Consciousness
02.05_-_Robert_Graves
03.01_-_The_Pursuit_of_the_Unknowable
03.02_-_The_Gradations_of_Consciousness__The_Gradation_of_Planes
03.03_-_The_House_of_the_Spirit_and_the_New_Creation
03.04_-_The_Body_Human
03.05_-_Some_Conceptions_and_Misconceptions
03.17_-_The_Souls_Odyssey
04.08_-_An_Evolutionary_Problem
05.02_-_Physician,_Heal_Thyself
05.05_-_In_Quest_of_Reality
05.05_-_Man_the_Prototype
05.12_-_The_Revealer_and_the_Revelation
05.12_-_The_Soul_and_its_Journey
05.25_-_Sweet_Adversity
06.12_-_The_Expanding_Body-Consciousness
06.36_-_The_Mother_on_Herself
07.03_-_This_Expanding_Universe
07.11_-_The_Problem_of_Evil
07.12_-_This_Ugliness_in_the_World
07.21_-_On_Occultism
07.36_-_The_Body_and_the_Psychic
08.13_-_Thought_and_Imagination
09.01_-_Towards_the_Black_Void
09.05_-_The_Story_of_Love
09.09_-_The_Origin
100.00_-_Synergy
1.008_-_The_Principle_of_Self-Affirmation
1.009_-_Perception_and_Reality
1.00c_-_INTRODUCTION
1.010_-_Self-Control_-_The_Alpha_and_Omega_of_Yoga
1.013_-_Defence_Mechanisms_of_the_Mind
1.015_-_The_Rock
1.01_-_Archetypes_of_the_Collective_Unconscious
1.01_-_Newtonian_and_Bergsonian_Time
1.01_-_Prayer
1.01_-_SAMADHI_PADA
1.01_-_The_Human_Aspiration
1.01_-_The_Unexpected
1.020_-_The_World_and_Our_World
1.02.2.1_-_Brahman_-_Oneness_of_God_and_the_World
10.22_-_Short_Notes_-_5-_Consciousness_and_Dimensions_of_View
1.02.3.1_-_The_Lord
10.23_-_Prayers_and_Meditations_of_the_Mother
1.02_-_In_the_Beginning
1.02_-_MAPS_OF_MEANING_-_THREE_LEVELS_OF_ANALYSIS
1.02_-_Meditating_on_Tara
1.02_-_SADHANA_PADA
1.02_-_The_Necessity_of_Magick_for_All
1.02_-_The_Philosophy_of_Ishvara
1.02_-_The_Shadow
1.02_-_The_Three_European_Worlds
10.31_-_The_Mystery_of_The_Five_Senses
1.034_-_Sheba
1.037_-_The_Aligners
1.03_-_Concerning_the_Archetypes,_with_Special_Reference_to_the_Anima_Concept
1.03_-_PERSONALITY,_SANCTITY,_DIVINE_INCARNATION
1.03_-_Preparing_for_the_Miraculous
1.03_-_.REASON._IN_PHILOSOPHY
1.03_-_Supernatural_Aid
1.03_-_Sympathetic_Magic
1.03_-_The_House_Of_The_Lord
1.03_-_The_Sephiros
1.03_-_The_Sunlit_Path
1.03_-_The_Syzygy_-_Anima_and_Animus
1.03_-_The_Tale_of_the_Alchemist_Who_Sold_His_Soul
1.03_-_To_Layman_Ishii
1.04_-_A_Leader
1.04_-_Descent_into_Future_Hell
1.04_-_GOD_IN_THE_WORLD
1.04_-_Religion_and_Occultism
1.04_-_THE_APPEARANCE_OF_ANOMALY_-_CHALLENGE_TO_THE_SHARED_MAP
1.04_-_The_Crossing_of_the_First_Threshold
1.04_-_The_Divine_Mother_-_This_Is_She
1.04_-_The_Sacrifice_the_Triune_Path_and_the_Lord_of_the_Sacrifice
1.04_-_The_Self
1.04_-_The_Silent_Mind
1.052_-_Yoga_Practice_-_A_Series_of_Positive_Steps
1.056_-_Lack_of_Knowledge_is_the_Cause_of_Suffering
1.057_-_The_Four_Manifestations_of_Ignorance
1.05_-_BOOK_THE_FIFTH
1.05_-_CHARITY
1.05_-_Christ,_A_Symbol_of_the_Self
1.05_-_Problems_of_Modern_Psycho_therapy
1.05_-_THE_HOSTILE_BROTHERS_-_ARCHETYPES_OF_RESPONSE_TO_THE_UNKNOWN
1.06_-_Being_Human_and_the_Copernican_Principle
1.06_-_BOOK_THE_SIXTH
1.06_-_Dhyana
1.06_-_MORTIFICATION,_NON-ATTACHMENT,_RIGHT_LIVELIHOOD
1.06_-_The_Ascent_of_the_Sacrifice_2_The_Works_of_Love_-_The_Works_of_Life
1.06_-_THE_FOUR_GREAT_ERRORS
1.06_-_The_Sign_of_the_Fishes
1.072_-_The_Jinn
1.07_-_A_Song_of_Longing_for_Tara,_the_Infallible
1.07_-_THE_GREAT_EVENT_FORESHADOWED_-_THE_PLANETIZATION_OF_MANKIND
1.07_-_The_Literal_Qabalah_(continued)
1.07_-_The_Magic_Wand
1.08_-_BOOK_THE_EIGHTH
1.08_-_Independence_from_the_Physical
1.08_-_Introduction_to_Patanjalis_Yoga_Aphorisms
1.08_-_Origin_of_Rudra:_his_becoming_eight_Rudras
1.08_-_Psycho_therapy_Today
1.08_-_The_Four_Austerities_and_the_Four_Liberations
1.08_-_The_Splitting_of_the_Human_Personality_during_Spiritual_Training
1.08_-_The_Synthesis_of_Movement
1.094_-_Understanding_the_Structure_of_Things
1.097_-_Sublimation_of_Object-Consciousness
1.09_-_Concentration_-_Its_Spiritual_Uses
1.09_-_FAITH_IN_PEACE
1.09_-_Fundamental_Questions_of_Psycho_therapy
1.09_-_SELF-KNOWLEDGE
1.09_-_Sri_Aurobindo_and_the_Big_Bang
1.09_-_The_Absolute_Manifestation
1.09_-_The_Secret_Chiefs
11.03_-_Cosmonautics
1.1.04_-_The_Self_or_Atman
1.10_-_Concentration_-_Its_Practice
1.10_-_GRACE_AND_FREE_WILL
1.10_-_The_Absolute_of_the_Being
1.10_-_THE_FORMATION_OF_THE_NOOSPHERE
1.10_-_The_Magical_Garment
1.11_-_BOOK_THE_ELEVENTH
1.11_-_Oneness
1.11_-_The_Change_of_Power
1.11_-_The_Master_of_the_Work
1.1.2_-_Commentary
1.12_-_Delight_of_Existence_-_The_Solution
1.12_-_The_Sociology_of_Superman
1.13_-_Gnostic_Symbols_of_the_Self
1.13_-_Posterity_of_Dhruva
1.13_-_THE_MASTER_AND_M.
1.14_-_The_Structure_and_Dynamics_of_the_Self
1.14_-_The_Supermind_as_Creator
1.15_-_Index
1.15_-_The_Supramental_Consciousness
1.15_-_The_Supreme_Truth-Consciousness
1.15_-_The_Transformed_Being
1.16_-_Advantages_and_Disadvantages_of_Evocational_Magic
1.16_-_The_Triple_Status_of_Supermind
1.17_-_Astral_Journey__Example,_How_to_do_it,_How_to_Verify_your_Experience
1.17_-_DOES_MANKIND_MOVE_BIOLOGICALLY_UPON_ITSELF?
1.17_-_SUFFERING
1.18_-_The_Eighth_Circle,_Malebolge__The_Fraudulent_and_the_Malicious._The_First_Bolgia__Seducers_and_Panders._Venedico_Caccianimico._Jason._The_Second_Bolgia__Flatterers._Allessio_Interminelli._Thais.
1.18_-_The_Perils_of_the_Soul
1.19_-_The_Practice_of_Magical_Evocation
1.200-1.224_Talks
12.03_-_The_Sorrows_of_God
1.20_-_TANTUM_RELIGIO_POTUIT_SUADERE_MALORUM
1.21_-_IDOLATRY
1.21_-_Tabooed_Things
1.22_-_Ciampolo,_Friar_Gomita,_and_Michael_Zanche._The_Malabranche_quarrel.
1.23_-_Improvising_a_Temple
1.240_-_Talks_2
1.24_-_Matter
1.24_-_RITUAL,_SYMBOL,_SACRAMENT
1.24_-_The_Killing_of_the_Divine_King
1.25_-_ADVICE_TO_PUNDIT_SHASHADHAR
1.25_-_DUNGEON
1.25_-_Fascinations,_Invisibility,_Levitation,_Transmutations,_Kinks_in_Time
1.25_-_SPIRITUAL_EXERCISES
1.27_-_The_Sevenfold_Chord_of_Being
1.28_-_Supermind,_Mind_and_the_Overmind_Maya
1.29_-_What_is_Certainty?
1.300_-_1.400_Talks
13.02_-_A_Review_of_Sri_Aurobindos_Life
1.400_-_1.450_Talks
14.08_-_A_Parable_of_Sea-Gulls
1.439
1.43_-_Dionysus
1.450_-_1.500_Talks
1.45_-_The_Corn-Mother_and_the_Corn-Maiden_in_Northern_Europe
1.48_-_Morals_of_AL_-_Hard_to_Accept,_and_Why_nevertheless_we_Must_Concur
1.48_-_The_Corn-Spirit_as_an_Animal
1.550_-_1.600_Talks
1.58_-_Do_Angels_Ever_Cut_Themselves_Shaving?
1.62_-_The_Fire-Festivals_of_Europe
1.69_-_Farewell_to_Nemi
1914_05_22p
1914_08_29p
1929-04-21_-_Visions,_seeing_and_interpretation_-_Dreams_and_dreaml_and_-_Dreamless_sleep_-_Visions_and_formulation_-_Surrender,_passive_and_of_the_will_-_Meditation_and_progress_-_Entering_the_spiritual_life,_a_plunge_into_the_Divine
1951-01-04_-_Transformation_and_reversal_of_consciousness.
1951-02-24_-_Psychic_being_and_entity_-_dimensions_-_in_the_atom_-_Death_-_exteriorisation_-_unconsciousness_-_Past_lives_-_progress_upon_earth_-_choice_of_birth_-_Consecration_to_divine_Work_-_psychic_memories_-_Individualisation_-_progress
1951-03-01_-_Universe_and_the_Divine_-_Freedom_and_determinism_-_Grace_-_Time_and_Creation-_in_the_Supermind_-_Work_and_its_results_-_The_psychic_being_-_beauty_and_love_-_Flowers-_beauty_and_significance_-_Choice_of_reincarnating_psychic_being
1951-03-22_-_Relativity-_time_-_Consciousness_-_psychic_Witness_-_The_twelve_senses_-_water-divining_-_Instinct_in_animals_-_story_of_Mothers_cat
1951-03-24_-_Descent_of_Divine_Love,_of_Consciousness_-_Earth-_a_symbolic_formation_-_the_Divine_Presence_-_The_psychic_being_and_other_worlds_-_Divine_Love_and_Grace_-_Becoming_consaious_of_Divine_Love_-_Finding_ones_psychic_being_-_Responsibility
1951-04-26_-_Irrevocable_transformation_-_The_divine_Shakti_-_glad_submission_-_Rejection,_integral_-_Consecration_-_total_self-forgetfulness_-_work
1953-04-08
1953-04-15
1953-04-22
1953-04-29
1953-05-27
1953-07-29
1953-08-05
1953-08-26
1953-09-16
1953-09-23
1953-10-07
1953-10-14
1953-11-25
1953-12-30
1954-02-03_-_The_senses_and_super-sense_-_Children_can_be_moulded_-_Keeping_things_in_order_-_The_shadow
1954-02-17_-_Experience_expressed_in_different_ways_-_Origin_of_the_psychic_being_-_Progress_in_sports_-Everything_is_not_for_the_best
1954-03-03_-_Occultism_-_A_French_scientists_experiment
1954-04-07_-_Communication_without_words_-_Uneven_progress_-_Words_and_the_Word
1954-06-02_-_Learning_how_to_live_-_Work,_studies_and_sadhana_-_Waste_of_the_Energy_and_Consciousness
1954-08-18_-_Mahalakshmi_-_Maheshwari_-_Mahasaraswati_-_Determinism_and_freedom_-_Suffering_and_knowledge_-_Aspects_of_the_Mother
1954-09-22_-_The_supramental_creation_-_Rajasic_eagerness_-_Silence_from_above_-_Aspiration_and_rejection_-_Effort,_individuality_and_ego_-_Aspiration_and_desire
1954-10-20_-_Stand_back_-_Asking_questions_to_Mother_-_Seeing_images_in_meditation_-_Berlioz_-Music_-_Mothers_organ_music_-_Destiny
1954-12-08_-_Cosmic_consciousness_-_Clutching_-_The_central_will_of_the_being_-_Knowledge_by_identity
1955-03-30_-_Yoga-shakti_-_Energies_of_the_earth,_higher_and_lower_-_Illness,_curing_by_yogic_means_-_The_true_self_and_the_psychic_-_Solving_difficulties_by_different_methods
1955-04-27_-_Symbolic_dreams_and_visions_-_Curing_pain_by_various_methods_-_Different_states_of_consciousness_-_Seeing_oneself_dead_in_a_dream_-_Exteriorisation
1955-07-06_-_The_psychic_and_the_central_being_or_jivatman_-_Unity_and_multiplicity_in_the_Divine_-_Having_experiences_and_the_ego_-_Mental,_vital_and_physical_exteriorisation_-_Imagination_has_a_formative_power_-_The_function_of_the_imagination
1956-04-11_-_Self-creator_-_Manifestation_of_Time_and_Space_-_Brahman-Maya_and_Ishwara-Shakti_-_Personal_and_Impersonal
1956-12-12_-_paradoxes_-_Nothing_impossible_-_unfolding_universe,_the_Eternal_-_Attention,_concentration,_effort_-_growth_capacity_almost_unlimited_-_Why_things_are_not_the_same_-_will_and_willings_-_Suggestions,_formations_-_vital_world
1957-01-30_-_Artistry_is_just_contrast_-_How_to_perceive_the_Divine_Guidance?
1957-08-28_-_Freedom_and_Divine_Will
1958-01-08_-_Sri_Aurobindos_method_of_exposition_-_The_mind_as_a_public_place_-_Mental_control_-_Sri_Aurobindos_subtle_hand
1958-01-29_-_The_plan_of_the_universe_-_Self-awareness
1958-03-05_-_Vibrations_and_words_-_Power_of_thought,_the_gift_of_tongues
1958-03-26_-_Mental_anxiety_and_trust_in_spiritual_power
1958-09-03_-_How_to_discipline_the_imagination_-_Mental_formations
1961_05_21?_-_62
1962_02_27
1962_10_06
1964_03_25
1f.lovecraft_-_At_the_Mountains_of_Madness
1f.lovecraft_-_Hypnos
1f.lovecraft_-_Out_of_the_Aeons
1f.lovecraft_-_The_Crawling_Chaos
1f.lovecraft_-_The_Disinterment
1f.lovecraft_-_The_Dream-Quest_of_Unknown_Kadath
1f.lovecraft_-_The_Dreams_in_the_Witch_House
1f.lovecraft_-_The_Electric_Executioner
1f.lovecraft_-_The_Evil_Clergyman
1f.lovecraft_-_The_Mound
1f.lovecraft_-_The_Shadow_out_of_Time
1f.lovecraft_-_The_Shadow_over_Innsmouth
1f.lovecraft_-_The_Trap
1f.lovecraft_-_The_Whisperer_in_Darkness
1f.lovecraft_-_Through_the_Gates_of_the_Silver_Key
1f.lovecraft_-_Two_Black_Bottles
1.fs_-_Parables_And_Riddles
1.fs_-_The_Eleusinian_Festival
1.fs_-_The_Lay_Of_The_Bell
1.fs_-_The_Walk
1.jlb_-_Daybreak
1.kg_-_Little_Tiger
1.pbs_-_Fragments_Supposed_To_Be_Parts_Of_Otho
1.poe_-_Eureka_-_A_Prose_Poem
1.rajh_-_God_Pursues_Me_Everywhere
1.rajh_-_Intimate_Hymn
1.rajh_-_The_Word_Most_Precious
1.rb_-_By_The_Fire-Side
1.rb_-_Caliban_upon_Setebos_or,_Natural_Theology_in_the_Island
1.rb_-_Paracelsus_-_Part_III_-_Paracelsus
1.rb_-_Paracelsus_-_Part_I_-_Paracelsus_Aspires
1.rb_-_Paracelsus_-_Part_IV_-_Paracelsus_Aspires
1.rb_-_Rabbi_Ben_Ezra
1.rb_-_Sordello_-_Book_the_Fifth
1.rb_-_Sordello_-_Book_the_Fourth
1.rb_-_Sordello_-_Book_the_Third
1.rmr_-_The_Alchemist
1.rmr_-_The_Future
1.rwe_-_Alphonso_Of_Castile
1.rwe_-_Teach_Me_I_Am_Forgotten_By_The_Dead
1.rwe_-_The_Snowstorm
1.whitman_-_A_Broadway_Pageant
1.whitman_-_Apostroph
1.whitman_-_Brother_Of_All,_With_Generous_Hand
1.whitman_-_Crossing_Brooklyn_Ferry
1.whitman_-_Excelsior
1.whitman_-_In_Paths_Untrodden
1.whitman_-_O_Sun_Of_Real_Peace
1.whitman_-_Out_of_the_Cradle_Endlessly_Rocking
1.whitman_-_Passage_To_India
1.whitman_-_Sea-Shore_Memories
1.whitman_-_Song_of_Myself
1.whitman_-_Song_Of_Myself-_XXIX
1.whitman_-_Song_Of_Myself-_XXXVII
1.whitman_-_Song_Of_The_Broad-Axe
1.whitman_-_Starting_From_Paumanok
1.whitman_-_The_Wound_Dresser
1.whitman_-_To_A_Historian
1.whitman_-_Years_Of_The_Modern
1.ww_-_A_Wren's_Nest
1.ww_-_Book_Eighth-_Retrospect--Love_Of_Nature_Leading_To_Love_Of_Man
1.ww_-_Book_Fourth_[Summer_Vacation]
1.ww_-_Book_Sixth_[Cambridge_and_the_Alps]
1.ww_-_Book_Thirteenth_[Imagination_And_Taste,_How_Impaired_And_Restored_Concluded]
1.ww_-_Michael-_A_Pastoral_Poem
1.ww_-_The_Excursion-_IX-_Book_Eighth-_The_Parsonage
1.ww_-_The_Excursion-_VII-_Book_Sixth-_The_Churchyard_Among_the_Mountains
2.01_-_Habit_1__Be_Proactive
2.01_-_On_Books
2.01_-_The_Therapeutic_value_of_Abreaction
2.02_-_Brahman,_Purusha,_Ishwara_-_Maya,_Prakriti,_Shakti
2.02_-_Habit_2__Begin_with_the_End_in_Mind
2.02_-_On_Letters
2.02_-_THE_EXPANSION_OF_LIFE
2.02_-_The_Ishavasyopanishad_with_a_commentary_in_English
2.02_-_The_Mother_Archetype
2.02_-_THE_SCINTILLA
2.03_-_Karmayogin__A_Commentary_on_the_Isha_Upanishad
2.03_-_THE_ENIGMA_OF_BOLOGNA
2.03_-_The_Eternal_and_the_Individual
2.03_-_The_Mother-Complex
2.04_-_Positive_Aspects_of_the_Mother-Complex
2.04_-_The_Divine_and_the_Undivine
2.05_-_Apotheosis
2.05_-_Habit_3__Put_First_Things_First
2.06_-_Reality_and_the_Cosmic_Illusion
2.06_-_The_Synthesis_of_the_Disciplines_of_Knowledge
2.07_-_I_Also_Try_to_Tell_My_Tale
2.07_-_The_Cup
2.07_-_The_Triangle_of_Love
2.08_-_The_God_of_Love_is_his_own_proof
2.0_-_THE_ANTICHRIST
2.1.02_-_Nature_The_World-Manifestation
2.10_-_Conclusion
2.10_-_Knowledge_by_Identity_and_Separative_Knowledge
2.13_-_On_Psychology
2.1.4.2_-_Teaching
2.1.4.4_-_Homework
2.14_-_On_Movements
2.14_-_The_Origin_and_Remedy_of_Falsehood,_Error,_Wrong_and_Evil
2.14_-_The_Unpacking_of_God
2.1.5.1_-_Study_of_Works_of_Sri_Aurobindo_and_the_Mother
2.15_-_Reality_and_the_Integral_Knowledge
2.17_-_December_1938
2.17_-_The_Progress_to_Knowledge_-_God,_Man_and_Nature
2.19_-_Feb-May_1939
2.19_-_The_Planes_of_Our_Existence
2.2.02_-_The_True_Being_and_the_True_Consciousness
2.2.03_-_The_Psychic_Being
2.21_-_1940
2.21_-_The_Order_of_the_Worlds
2.22_-_Rebirth_and_Other_Worlds;_Karma,_the_Soul_and_Immortality
2.22_-_The_Supreme_Secret
2.26_-_Samadhi
2.26_-_The_Ascent_towards_Supermind
2.27_-_The_Gnostic_Being
2.28_-_The_Divine_Life
2.3.01_-_Concentration_and_Meditation
2.3.01_-_The_Planes_or_Worlds_of_Consciousness
2.3.02_-_Opening,_Sincerity_and_the_Mother's_Grace
2.3.07_-_The_Vital_Being_and_Vital_Consciousness
2.3.08_-_The_Physical_Consciousness
2.4.2_-_Interactions_with_Others_and_the_Practice_of_Yoga
3.00.2_-_Introduction
3.01_-_INTRODUCTION
3.01_-_The_Mercurial_Fountain
3.02_-_King_and_Queen
3.02_-_SOL
3.02_-_THE_DEPLOYMENT_OF_THE_NOOSPHERE
3.02_-_The_Formulae_of_the_Elemental_Weapons
3.02_-_The_Practice_Use_of_Dream-Analysis
3.02_-_The_Psychology_of_Rebirth
3.03_-_SULPHUR
3.03_-_The_Four_Foundational_Practices
3.03_-_The_Naked_Truth
3.04_-_Folly_Of_The_Fear_Of_Death
3.04_-_LUNA
3.05_-_SAL
3.05_-_The_Conjunction
3.05_-_The_Divine_Personality
3.06_-_Death
3.08_-_Purification
3.09_-_The_Return_of_the_Soul
3.1.02_-_Spiritual_Evolution_and_the_Supramental
3.10_-_The_New_Birth
3.11_-_Epilogue
3.11_-_Of_Our_Lady_Babalon
3.11_-_Spells
3.14_-_Of_the_Consecrations
3.16_-_THE_SEVEN_SEALS_OR_THE_YES_AND_AMEN_SONG
3.18_-_Of_Clairvoyance_and_the_Body_of_Light
31_Hymns_to_the_Star_Goddess
3.2.3_-_Dreams
33.10_-_Pondicherry_I
33.17_-_Two_Great_Wars
3-5_Full_Circle
3.7.2.03_-_Mind_Nature_and_Law_of_Karma
4.02_-_The_Psychology_of_the_Child_Archetype
4.03_-_The_Senses_And_Mental_Pictures
4.03_-_The_Special_Phenomenology_of_the_Child_Archetype
4.04_-_Conclusion
4.04_-_THE_REGENERATION_OF_THE_KING
4.06_-_THE_KING_AS_ANTHROPOS
4.07_-_THE_RELATION_OF_THE_KING-SYMBOL_TO_CONSCIOUSNESS
4.08_-_THE_RELIGIOUS_PROBLEM_OF_THE_KINGS_RENEWAL
4.0_-_NOTES_TO_ZARATHUSTRA
4.1.3_-_Imperfections_and_Periods_of_Arrest
4.23_-_The_supramental_Instruments_--_Thought-process
4.24_-_The_supramental_Sense
4.2.5_-_Dealing_with_Depression_and_Despondency
4.25_-_Towards_the_supramental_Time_Vision
4.4.2.07_-_Ascent_and_Going_out_of_the_Body
5.04_-_THE_POLARITY_OF_ADAM
5.06_-_THE_TRANSFORMATION
5.07_-_Beginnings_Of_Civilization
5.07_-_Mind_of_Light
5.08_-_ADAM_AS_TOTALITY
5.4.01_-_Notes_on_Root-Sounds
5.4.01_-_Occult_Knowledge
5_-_The_Phenomenology_of_the_Spirit_in_Fairytales
6.01_-_THE_ALCHEMICAL_VIEW_OF_THE_UNION_OF_OPPOSITES
6.02_-_STAGES_OF_THE_CONJUNCTION
6.05_-_THE_PSYCHOLOGICAL_INTERPRETATION_OF_THE_PROCEDURE
6.06_-_SELF-KNOWLEDGE
6.07_-_THE_MONOCOLUS
6.08_-_THE_CONTENT_AND_MEANING_OF_THE_FIRST_TWO_STAGES
6.09_-_THE_THIRD_STAGE_-_THE_UNUS_MUNDUS
6.0_-_Conscious,_Unconscious,_and_Individuation
6.10_-_THE_SELF_AND_THE_BOUNDS_OF_KNOWLEDGE
7.05_-_Patience_and_Perseverance
7_-_Yoga_of_Sri_Aurobindo
Aeneid
Apology
Appendix_4_-_Priest_Spells
Big_Mind_(ten_perfections)
Blazing_P1_-_Preconventional_consciousness
Blazing_P2_-_Map_the_Stages_of_Conventional_Consciousness
Blazing_P3_-_Explore_the_Stages_of_Postconventional_Consciousness
BOOK_III._-_The_external_calamities_of_Rome
BOOK_II._--_PART_I._ANTHROPOGENESIS.
BOOK_II._--_PART_III._ADDENDA._SCIENCE_AND_THE_SECRET_DOCTRINE_CONTRASTED
BOOK_I._--_PART_I._COSMIC_EVOLUTION
BOOK_I._--_PART_III._SCIENCE_AND_THE_SECRET_DOCTRINE_CONTRASTED
BOOK_I._--_PART_II._THE_EVOLUTION_OF_SYMBOLISM_IN_ITS_APPROXIMATE_ORDER
Book_of_Imaginary_Beings_(text)
BOOK_XIII._-_That_death_is_penal,_and_had_its_origin_in_Adam's_sin
BOOK_XXII._-_Of_the_eternal_happiness_of_the_saints,_the_resurrection_of_the_body,_and_the_miracles_of_the_early_Church
BS_1_-_Introduction_to_the_Idea_of_God
Conversations_with_Sri_Aurobindo
COSA_-_BOOK_VI
COSA_-_BOOK_XIII
DS3
ENNEAD_02.03_-_Whether_Astrology_is_of_any_Value.
ENNEAD_02.09_-_Against_the_Gnostics;_or,_That_the_Creator_and_the_World_are_Not_Evil.
ENNEAD_03.06_-_Of_the_Impassibility_of_Incorporeal_Entities_(Soul_and_and_Matter).
ENNEAD_03.07_-_Of_Time_and_Eternity.
ENNEAD_04.02_-_How_the_Soul_Mediates_Between_Indivisible_and_Divisible_Essence.
ENNEAD_04.04_-_Questions_About_the_Soul.
ENNEAD_06.04_-_The_One_Identical_Essence_is_Everywhere_Entirely_Present.
ENNEAD_06.05_-_The_One_and_Identical_Being_is_Everywhere_Present_In_Its_Entirety.345
Euthyphro
For_a_Breath_I_Tarry
Gorgias
Ion
Liber_111_-_The_Book_of_Wisdom_-_LIBER_ALEPH_VEL_CXI
Liber_46_-_The_Key_of_the_Mysteries
Liber_71_-_The_Voice_of_the_Silence_-_The_Two_Paths_-_The_Seven_Portals
Meno
MMM.01_-_MIND_CONTROL
MoM_References
P.11_-_MAGICAL_WEAPONS
Phaedo
r1914_03_24
r1914_06_12
Sophist
Symposium_translated_by_B_Jowett
Talks_001-025
Talks_026-050
Talks_051-075
Talks_076-099
Talks_100-125
Talks_125-150
Talks_176-200
Talks_500-550
Talks_600-652
Talks_With_Sri_Aurobindo_1
Talks_With_Sri_Aurobindo_2
The_Act_of_Creation_text
Theaetetus
The_Aleph
The_Anapanasati_Sutta__A_Practical_Guide_to_Mindfullness_of_Breathing_and_Tranquil_Wisdom_Meditation
The_Circular_Ruins
The_Divine_Names_Text_(Dionysis)
The_Dwellings_of_the_Philosophers
The_Gold_Bug
The_Library_of_Babel
The_Logomachy_of_Zos
The_Riddle_of_this_World
The_Shadow_Out_Of_Time
The_Theologians
Timaeus
Valery_as_Symbol
Verses_of_Vemana

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project assurance ::: The process of specifying the support system: techniques, internal standards, measurements, tools, and training for a project; counselling the project team in the application of these elements and monitoring the adherence to the standards.

project assurance The process of specifying the support system: techniques, internal standards, measurements, tools, and training for a project; counselling the project team in the application of these elements and monitoring the adherence to the standards.

projected ::: imp. & p. p. --> of Project

projected ::: thrust outward or forward; hurled.

projectile: An object purturbed from stationary by a force before being subjected to air resistance and gravity only - where the effects of air resistance is generally understood to not reduce the speed of the object.

projectile ::: a. --> Projecting or impelling forward; as, a projectile force.
Caused or imparted by impulse or projection; impelled forward; as, projectile motion. ::: n. --> A body projected, or impelled forward, by force;


projecting ::: p. pr. & vb. n. --> of Project

projection: Along a line, a mapping that identifies all points on the line to be the same point and applying the same to all lines parallel to the original line.

projection: defence mechanisms whereby which unwanted thoughts are externalised or projected onto someone else.

projection ::: n. --> The act of throwing or shooting forward.
A jutting out; also, a part jutting out, as of a building; an extension beyond something else.
The act of scheming or planning; also, that which is planned; contrivance; design; plan.
The representation of something; delineation; plan; especially, the representation of any object on a perspective plane, or such a delineation as would result were the chief points of the object


projection "theory" In domain theory, a {function}, f, which is (a) {idempotent}, i.e. f(f(x))=f(x) and (b) whose result is no more defined than its argument. E.g. F(x)=bottom or F(x)=x. In {reduction} systems, a function which returns some {component} of its argument. E.g. head, tail, \ (x,y) . x. In a {graph reduction} system the function can just return a pointer to part of its argument and does not need to build any new graph. (1997-01-29)

projection ::: (theory) In domain theory, a function, f, which is (a) idempotent, i.e. f(f(x))=f(x) and (b) whose result is no more defined than its argument. E.g. F(x)=bottom or F(x)=x.In reduction systems, a function which returns some component of its argument. E.g. head, tail, \ (x,y) . x. In a graph reduction system the function can just return a pointer to part of its argument and does not need to build any new graph. (1997-01-29)

projective plane "mathematics" The space of {equivalence classes} of {vectors} under non-zero {scalar} multiplication. Elements are sets of the form {kv: k != 0, k scalar, v != O, v a vector} where O is the origin. v is a representative member of this equivalence class. The projective plane of a {vector space} is the collection of its 1-dimensional {subspaces}. The properties of the vector space induce a {topology} and notions of {smoothness} on the projective plane. A projective plane is in no meaningful sense a plane and would therefore be (but isn't) better described as a "projective space". (1996-09-28)

projective plane ::: (mathematics) The space of equivalence classes of vectors under non-zero scalar multiplication. Elements are sets of the form {kv: k != 0, k scalar, v != O, v a vector} where O is the origin. v is a representative member of this equivalence class.The projective plane of a vector space is the collection of its 1-dimensional subspaces. The properties of the vector space induce a topology and notions of smoothness on the projective plane.A projective plane is in no meaningful sense a plane and would therefore be (but isn't) better described as a projective space. (1996-09-28)

projective test: a type of personality assessment during which an individual is asked to interpret an ambiguous, abstract stimulus and an individuals response will reveal unconscious and hidden feelings, motives and conflicts.

project management "project, job" The process of planning, organising, staffing, directing and controlling the production of a system. Software tools are available to help with this, e.g. {PERT} chart editors. (1998-12-12)

project management ::: (project, job) The process of planning, organising, staffing, directing and controlling the production of a system. Software tools are available to help with this, e.g. PERT chart editors. (1998-12-12)

projectment ::: n. --> Design; contrivance; projection.

project ::: n. --> The place from which a thing projects, or starts forth.
That which is projected or designed; something intended or devised; a scheme; a design; a plan.
An idle scheme; an impracticable design; as, a man given to projects. ::: v. t.


projector ::: n. --> One who projects a scheme or design; hence, one who forms fanciful or chimerical schemes.

project planning {project management}

projecture ::: n. --> A jutting out beyond a surface.

Project - A broad, complex, multidisciplinary approach to the production of a good or service.

Project Athena "project" A {distributed system} project for support of educational and research computing at {MIT}. Much of the software developed is now in wider use, especially the {X Window System}. (2000-02-24)

Project Athena ::: (project) A distributed system project for support of educational and research computing at MIT. Much of the software developed is now in wider use, especially the X Window System.(2000-02-24)

Project costing - A cost system that collects information on activities and costs associated with a specific activity, project, or program.

Project Guardian ::: (project, security) A project which grew out of the ARPA support for Multics and the sale of Multics systems to the US Air Force. The USAF wanted a Multics. The DoD Orange Book was influenced by the experience in building secure systems gained in Project Guardian. (1997-01-29)

Project Guardian "project, security" A project which grew out of the {ARPA} support for {Multics} and the sale of Multics systems to the US Air Force. The USAF wanted a system that could be used to handle more than one security classification of data at a time. They contracted with {Honeywell} and {MITRE Corporation} to figure out how to do this. Project Guardian led to the creation of the {Access Isolation Mechanism}, the forerunner of the {B2} labeling and star property support in Multics. The {DoD Orange Book} was influenced by the experience in building secure systems gained in Project Guardian. (1997-01-29)

Project Invictus: Secret group of Technocratic idealists purging Nephandic infection and hubris from within the Union. (See Friends of Courage.)

Projection - An approximation or prediction of future events. Usually a projection is based on the known information and then used to estimate a future period but also taking into consideration events that could affect or influence the possible outcomes.

Projection: In occult terminology, the releasing of the astral body from limitations of time and space. (See: astray projection.)

Projection ::: In Psychoanalytic Theory, the defense mechanism whereby we transfer or project our feelings about one person onto another.

Projection: (Lat. projectio, from projicere, to throw forward) The mental act of attributing to sensations or sense qualia, an external and independent existence. The projection theory of Condillac and other sensationalists (see Sensationalism) asserts that sensations are first experienced as subjective states and are subsequently externalized by a special act of mind. Helmholtz restricted projection to spatial projection (the localization of sensations in space at a certain distance from the body) but the more general usage is preferable. -- L.W.

Projective Techniques ::: A generic term for the psychological procedures used to measure personality which rely on ambiguous stimuli.

Project MAC "project" A project suggested by J C R Licklider; its founding director was {MIT} Prof. Robert M Fano. MAC stood for Multiple Access Computers on the 5th floor of Tech Square, and Man and Computer on the 9th floor. The major efforts were Corbato's {Multics} development and {Marvin Minsky}'s {Artificial Intelligence} Laboratory. In 1963 Project MAC hosted a summer study, which brought many well-known computer scientists to Cambridge to use {CTSS} and to discuss the future of computing. Funding for Project MAC was provided by the Information Processing Techniques Office of the {Advanced Research Projects Agency} (ARPA) of the US Department of Defense. See also {Early PL/I}, {MacLisp}, {MACSYMA}, {MDL}, {Multipop-68}, {OCAL}. (1997-01-29)

Project MAC ::: (project) A project suggested by J C R Licklider; its founding director was MIT Prof. Robert M Fano. MAC stood for Multiple Access Computers on the 5th well-known computer scientists to Cambridge to use CTSS and to discuss the future of computing.Funding for Project MAC was provided by the Information Processing Techniques Office of the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) of the US Department of Defense.See also Early PL/I, MacLisp, MACSYMA, MDL, Multipop-68, OCAL. (1997-01-29)

Project method: An education method which makes use of practical activities, organizing the scholastic work of the child about complex enterprises, such as making a garden, planning a circus. -- J.E.B.

PROJECT ::: Subsystem of ICES. Sammet 1969, p.616.

PROJECT Subsystem of ICES. Sammet 1969, p.616.


TERMS ANYWHERE

1. The doctrine that reality comprises a single being of which all things are modes, moments, members, appearances, or projections.

ABC 1. "computer" {Atanasoff-Berry Computer}. 2. "language" An {imperative language} and programming environment from {CWI}, Netherlands. It is interactive, structured, high-level, and easy to learn and use. It is a general-purpose language which you might use instead of {BASIC}, {Pascal} or {AWK}. It is not a systems-programming language but is good for teaching or prototyping. ABC has only five data types that can easily be combined; {strong typing}, yet without declarations; data limited only by memory; refinements to support top-down programming; nesting by indentation. Programs are typically around a quarter the size of the equivalent {Pascal} or {C} program, and more readable. ABC includes a programming environment with {syntax-directed} editing, {suggestions}, {persistent variables} and multiple workspaces and {infinite precision} arithmetic. An example function words to collect the set of all words in a document:  HOW TO RETURN words document:   PUT {} IN collection   FOR line in document:     FOR word IN split line:       IF word not.in collection:        INSERT word IN collection   RETURN collection {Interpreter}/{compiler}, version 1.04.01, by Leo Geurts, Lambert Meertens, Steven Pemberton "Steven.Pemberton@cwi.nl". ABC has been ported to {Unix}, {MS-DOS}, {Atari}, {Macintosh}. {(http://cwi.nl/cwi/projects/abc.html)}. {FTP eu.net (ftp://ftp.eu.net/programming/languages/abc)}, {FTP nluug.nl (ftp://ftp.nluug.nl/programming/languages/abc)}, {FTP uunet (ftp://ftp.uu.net/languages/abc)}. Mailing list: "abc-list-request@cwi.nl". E-mail: "abc@cwi.nl". ["The ABC Programmer's Handbook" by Leo Geurts, Lambert Meertens and Steven Pemberton, published by Prentice-Hall (ISBN 0-13-000027-2)]. ["An Alternative Simple Language and Environment for PCs" by Steven Pemberton, IEEE Software, Vol. 4, No. 1, January 1987, pp. 56-64.] (1995-02-09) 2. "language" Argument, Basic value, C?. An {abstract machine} for implementation of {functional languages} and its intermediate code. [P. Koopman, "Functional Programs as Executable Specifications", 1990]. (1995-02-09)

Abstract-Type and Scheme-Definition Language "language" (ASDL) A language developed as part of {Esprit} project {GRASPIN}, as a basis for generating {language-based editors} and environments. It combines an {object-oriented} type system, syntax-directed translation schemes and a target-language interface. ["ASDL - An Object-Oriented Specification Language for Syntax-Directed Environments", M.L. Christ-Neumann et al, European Software Eng Conf, Strasbourg, Sept 1987, pp.77-85]. (1996-02-19)

abut ::: v. i. --> To project; to terminate or border; to be contiguous; to meet; -- with on, upon, or against; as, his land abuts on the road.

ACCLAIM "project" A European Union {ESPRIT} {Basic Research Action}. [What's it about?] (1994-11-08)

Account Representative "job" A person in a company who identifies new accounts, analyses customer needs, proposes business solutions, negotiates and oversees the implementation of new projects. (2004-03-08)

actinophorous ::: a. --> Having straight projecting spines.

Active Measurement Project "networking, tool, project" (AMP) An {NLANR} project undertaking site-to-site measurement across the {HPC} networks. This work is intended to compliment the measurements taken by {MCI} and {Abilene} within the networks' infrastructure. Currently {round trip times}, {topology}, and {packet loss} are being measured. (2004-01-18)

Ada 95 "language" A revision and extension of {Ada} (Ada 83) begun in 1988 and completed on 1994-12-01 by a team lead by Tucker Taft of {Intermetrics}. Chris Anderson was the Project Manager. The printed standard was expected to be available around 1995-02-15. Additions include {object-orientation} ({tagged types}, {abstract types} and {class-wide types}), hierarchical libraries and synchronisation with shared data (protected types) similar to {Orca}. It lacks {multiple inheritance} but supports the construction of multiple inheritance type hierarchies through the use of {generics} and {type composition}. {GNAT} aims to be a free implementation of Ada 95. You can get the standard from the {Ada Joint Program Office (http://wuarchive.wustl.edu/languages/ada/ajpo/index.shtml)}. ["Introducing Ada 9X", J.G.P. Barnes, Feb 1993]. (1999-12-02)

Ada/Ed "language, education" An {interpreter}, editor, and {run-time environment} for {Ada}, intended as a teaching tool. Ada/Ed does not have the capacity, performance, or robustness of commercial Ada compilers. Ada/Ed was developed at {New York University} as part of a project in language definition and software prototyping. AdaEd runs on {Unix}, {MS-DOS}, {Atari ST}, and {Amiga}. It handles nearly all of {Ada 83} and was last validated with version 1.7 of the {ACVC} tests. Being an interpreter, it does not implement most {representation clauses} and thus does not support systems programming close to the machine level. A later version was known as {GW-Ada}. E-mail: Michael Feldman "mfeldman@seas.gwu.edu". {(ftp://ftp.wustl.edu/amiga/languages/ada)}, {(ftp://cnam.cnam.fr/pub/Ada/Ada-Ed)}. {For Amiga (ftp://cs.nyu.edu/pub/adaed)}. {RISC OS port (ftp://micros.hensa.ac.uk/micros/arch/riscos/c/c052)}. (1999-11-04)

Ada "language" (After {Ada Lovelace}) A {Pascal}-descended language, designed by Jean Ichbiah's team at {CII Honeywell} in 1979, made mandatory for Department of Defense software projects by the Pentagon. The original language was standardised as "Ada 83", the latest is "{Ada 95}". Ada is a large, complex, {block-structured} language aimed primarily at {embedded} applications. It has facilities for {real-time} response, {concurrency}, hardware access and reliable run-time error handling. In support of large-scale {software engineering}, it emphasises {strong typing}, {data abstraction} and {encapsulation}. The type system uses {name equivalence} and includes both {subtypes} and {derived types}. Both fixed and {floating-point} numerical types are supported. {Control flow} is fully bracketed: if-then-elsif-end if, case-is-when-end case, loop-exit-end loop, goto. Subprogram parameters are in, out, or inout. Variables imported from other packages may be hidden or directly visible. Operators may be {overloaded} and so may {enumeration} literals. There are user-defined {exceptions} and {exception handlers}. An Ada program consists of a set of packages encapsulating data objects and their related operations. A package has a separately compilable body and interface. Ada permits {generic packages} and subroutines, possibly parametrised. Ada support {single inheritance}, using "tagged types" which are types that can be extended via {inheritance}. Ada programming places a heavy emphasis on {multitasking}. Tasks are synchronised by the {rendezvous}, in which a task waits for one of its subroutines to be executed by another. The conditional entry makes it possible for a task to test whether an entry is ready. The selective wait waits for either of two entries or waits for a limited time. Ada is often criticised, especially for its size and complexity, and this is attributed to its having been designed by committee. In fact, both Ada 83 and Ada 95 were designed by small design teams to be internally consistent and tightly integrated. By contrast, two possible competitors, {Fortran 90} and {C++} have both become products designed by large and disparate volunteer committees. See also {Ada/Ed}, {Toy/Ada}. {Home of the Brave Ada Programmers (http://lglwww.epfl.ch/Ada/)}. {Ada FAQs (http://lglwww.epfl.ch/Ada/FAQ/)} (hypertext), {text only (ftp://lglftp.epfl.ch/pub/Ada/FAQ)}. {(http://wuarchive.wustl.edu/languages/ada/)}, {(ftp://ajpo.sei.cmu.edu/)}, {(ftp://stars.rosslyn.unisys.com/pub/ACE_8.0)}. E-mail: "adainfo@ajpo.sei.cmu.edu". {Usenet} newsgroup: {news:comp.lang.ada}. {An Ada grammar (ftp://primost.cs.wisc.edu/)} including a lex scanner and yacc parser is available. E-mail: "masticol@dumas.rutgers.edu". {Another yacc grammar and parser for Ada by Herman Fischer (ftp://wsmr-simtel20.army.mil/PD2:"ADA.EXTERNAL-TOOLS"GRAM2.SRC)}. An {LR parser} and {pretty-printer} for {Ada} from NASA is available from the {Ada Software Repository}. {Adamakegen} generates {makefiles} for {Ada} programs. ["Reference Manual for the Ada Programming Language", ANSI/MIL STD 1815A, US DoD (Jan 1983)]. Earlier draft versions appeared in July 1980 and July 1982. ISO 1987. [{Jargon File}] (2000-08-12)

Ada Programming Support Environment "tool, project" (APSE) A program or set of programs to support software development in the Ada language. [Examples?] (1997-06-30)

A Data Management System "software, tool" (ADAM) A suite of software tools intended to assist in the design and testing of military information processing systems. ADAM was developed by the {MITRE Corporation} in 1966. It consisted of 53 different programs which ran on an {IBM 7030} (STRETCH). It was targetted at systems that had to cope with large volumes of data with complex relationships with rapid response and increasing requirements. ADAM was part of the {Information Systems Tools and Software Techniques} project. [{"Evaluation of ADAM An Advanced Data Management System", R.A.J. Gildea, Aug 1967. (http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/661273.pdf)}]. (2015-08-14)

ADDD "tool" A Depository of Development Documents. A {public domain} Software Engineering Environment from {GMD} developed as part of the {STONE} project. (1995-02-03)

Aditi "database, project" The Aditi Deductive Database System. A multi-user {deductive database} system from the Machine Intelligence Project at the {University of Melbourne}. It supports base {relations} defined by {facts} (relations in the sense of {relational databases}) and {derived relations} defined by {rules} that specify how to compute new information from old information. Both base relations and the rules defining derived relations are stored on disk and are accessed as required during query evaluation. The rules defining derived relations are expressed in a {Prolog}-like language, which is also used for expressing queries. Aditi supports the full structured data capability of Prolog. Base relations can store arbitrarily nested terms, for example arbitrary length lists, and rules can directly manipulate such terms. Base relations can be indexed with {B-trees} or multi-level signature files. Users can access the system through a {Motif}-based query and database administration tool, or through a command line interface. There is also in interface that allows {NU-Prolog} programs to access Aditi in a transparent manner. Proper {transaction processing} is not supported in this release. The beta release runs on {SPARC}/{SunOS4}.1.2 and {MIPS}/{Irix}4.0. E-mail: "aditi@cs.mu.oz.au". (1992-12-17)

ADL 1. "games" {Adventure Definition Language}. 2. "language" {Ada} Development Language. R.A. Lees, 1989. 3. "programming" {API} Definition Language. A project for Automatic Interface Test Generation. (1995-11-17)

Advanced Network Systems Architecture "networking" (ANSA) A "{software bus}" based on a model for distributed systems developed as an {ESPRIT} project. {(http://ansa.co.uk/)}. (1996-04-01)

Advanced Research Projects Agency {Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency}

Advanced Research Projects Agency Network "networking" (ARPANET) A pioneering longhaul {wide area network} funded by {DARPA} (when it was still called "ARPA"?). It became operational in 1968 and served as the basis for early networking research, as well as a central {backbone} during the development of the {Internet}. The ARPANET consisted of individual {packet switching} computers interconnected by {leased lines}. {Protocols} used include {FTP} and {telnet}. It has now been replaced by {NSFnet}. [1968 or 1969?] (1994-11-17)

Aegis "programming, tool" A {CASE} tool for project {change management} written by Peter Miller, with minor contributions by a few others. Aegis is licensed using the {GNU GPL} but is not a GNU project. {Aegis Home (http://aegis.sourceforge.net/)}. (2005-03-24)

aeolipyle ::: n. --> An apparatus consisting chiefly of a closed vessel (as a globe or cylinder) with one or more projecting bent tubes, through which steam is made to pass from the vessel, causing it to revolve.

a flexible board from which a dive may be executed, secured at one end and projecting over water at the other. Also fig.

alestake ::: n. --> A stake or pole projecting from, or set up before, an alehouse, as a sign; an alepole. At the end was commonly suspended a garland, a bunch of leaves, or a "bush."

All things in existence or non-existence are symbols of the Absolute created in self-consciousness (Chid-Atman); by Its symbols the Absolute can be known so far as the symbols reveal or hint at it, but even the knowledge of the whole sum of symbols does not amount to real knowledge of the Absolute. You can become Parabrahman; you cannot know Parabrahman. Becoming Parabrahman means going back through self-consciousness into Parabrahman, for you already are That, only you have projected yourself forward in self-consciousness into its terms or symbols, Purusha & Prakriti through which you uphold the universe. Th
   refore, to become Parabrahman void of terms or symbols you must cease out of the universe. By becoming Parabrahman void of Its self-symbols you do not become anything you are not already, nor does the universe cease to operate. It only means that God throws back out of the ocean of manifest consciousness one stream or movement of Himself into that from which all consciousness proceeded.
   Ref: CWSA Vol. 12, Page: 103


alto-rilievo ::: n. --> High relief; sculptured work in which the figures project more than half their thickness; as, this figure is an alto-rilievo or in alto-rilievo.

Alvey "project, body" A funding programme for collaborative research in the UK. (1995-06-01)

AMP 1. "mathematics, tool" {Algebraic Manipulation Package}. 2. "networking, tool" {Active Measurement Project}.

amputate ::: v. t. --> To prune or lop off, as branches or tendrils.
To cut off (a limb or projecting part of the body)


amputation ::: n. --> The act of amputating; esp. the operation of cutting off a limb or projecting part of the body.

ana ::: intelligence; "the consciousness which holds an image of things before it as an object with which it has to enter into relations and to possess by apprehension and a combined analytic and synthetic cognition"; a subordinate operation of vijñana which "by its power of projecting, confronting, apprehending knowledge" is the "parent of that awareness by distinction which is the process of the Mind". praj ñanamaya anamaya vij ñana

analemma ::: n. --> An orthographic projection of the sphere on the plane of the meridian, the eye being supposed at an infinite distance, and in the east or west point of the horizon.
An instrument of wood or brass, on which this projection of the sphere is made, having a movable horizon or cursor; -- formerly much used in solving some common astronomical problems.
A scale of the sun&


Analogy Model "programming" A method of estimating the cost of a proposed software project by extrapolating from the costs and schedules of similar completed projects. (1996-05-28)

anamorphosis ::: n. --> A distorted or monstrous projection or representation of an image on a plane or curved surface, which, when viewed from a certain point, or as reflected from a curved mirror or through a polyhedron, appears regular and in proportion; a deformation of an image.
Same as Anamorphism, 2.
A morbid or monstrous development, or change of form, or degeneration.


Andrew File System "operating system, storage" (AFS) The distributed {file system} of the {Andrew Project}, adopted by the {OSF} as part of their {Distributed Computing Environment}. {Frequently Asked Questions (http://transarc.com/Product/AFS/FAQ/faq.html)}. (1994-11-24)

Andrew Message System "messaging" A {multimedia} interface to {electronic mail} and {bulletin boards}, developed as part of the {Andrew Project}. (1994-11-24)

Andrew Project "project" A distributed system project for support of educational and research computing at {Carnegie Mellon University}, named after Andrew Carnegie, an American philanthropist who provided money to establish CMU. See also {Andrew File System}, {Andrew Message System}, {Andrew Toolkit}, {class}. {Home FTP (ftp://emsworth.andrew.cmu.edu)}. {Usenet} newsgroup: {news:comp.soft-sys.andrew}. [More detail?] (1997-11-17)

Andrew Toolkit "tool" (ATK) A {portable} {user interface} toolkit developed as part of the {Andrew project}, running on the {X Window System} and distributed with {X11R5}. (1995-11-24)

"A new humanity means for us the appearance, the development of a type or race of mental beings whose principle of mentality would be no longer a mind in the Ignorance seeking for knowledge but even in its knowledge bound to the Ignorance, a seeker after Light but not its natural possessor, open to the Light but not an inhabitant of the Light, not yet a perfected instrument, truth-conscious and delivered out of the Ignorance. Instead, it would be possessed already of what could be called a mind of Light, a mind capable of living in the truth, capable of being truth-conscious and manifesting in its life a direct in place of an indirect knowledge. Its mentality would be an instrument of the Light and no longer of the Ignorance. At its highest it would be capable of passing into the supermind and from the new race would be recruited the race of supramental beings who would appear as the leaders of the evolution in earth-nature. Even, the highest manifestations of a mind of Light would be an instrumentality of the supermind, a part of it or a projection from it, a stepping beyond humanity into the superhumanity of the supramental principle. Above all, its possession would enable the human being to rise beyond the normalities of his present thinking, feeling and being into those highest powers of the mind in its self-exceedings which intervene between our mentality and supermind and can be regarded as steps leading towards the greater and more luminous principle. This advance like others in the evolution might not be reached and would naturally not be reached at one bound, but from the very beginning it would be inevitable: the pressure of the supermind creating from above out of itself the mind of Light would compel this certainty of the eventual outcome.” Essays in Philosophy and Yoga

“A new humanity means for us the appearance, the development of a type or race of mental beings whose principle of mentality would be no longer a mind in the Ignorance seeking for knowledge but even in its knowledge bound to the Ignorance, a seeker after Light but not its natural possessor, open to the Light but not an inhabitant of the Light, not yet a perfected instrument, truth-conscious and delivered out of the Ignorance. Instead, it would be possessed already of what could be called a mind of Light, a mind capable of living in the truth, capable of being truth-conscious and manifesting in its life a direct in place of an indirect knowledge. Its mentality would be an instrument of the Light and no longer of the Ignorance. At its highest it would be capable of passing into the supermind and from the new race would be recruited the race of supramental beings who would appear as the leaders of the evolution in earth-nature. Even, the highest manifestations of a mind of Light would be an instrumentality of the supermind, a part of it or a projection from it, a stepping beyond humanity into the superhumanity of the supramental principle. Above all, its possession would enable the human being to rise beyond the normalities of his present thinking, feeling and being into those highest powers of the mind in its self-exceedings which intervene between our mentality and supermind and can be regarded as steps leading towards the greater and more luminous principle. This advance like others in the evolution might not be reached and would naturally not be reached at one bound, but from the very beginning it would be inevitable: the pressure of the supermind creating from above out of itself the mind of Light would compel this certainty of the eventual outcome.” Essays in Philosophy and Yoga

angle ::: n. --> The inclosed space near the point where two lines meet; a corner; a nook.
The figure made by. two lines which meet.
The difference of direction of two lines. In the lines meet, the point of meeting is the vertex of the angle.
A projecting or sharp corner; an angular fragment.
A name given to four of the twelve astrological "houses."
A fishhook; tackle for catching fish, consisting of a line,


ansa ::: n. --> A name given to either of the projecting ends of Saturn&

anthelion ::: n. --> A halo opposite the sun, consisting of a colored ring or rings around the shadow of the spectator&

antiae ::: n. pl. --> The two projecting feathered angles of the forehead of some birds; the frontal points.

Apache Software Foundation "open source, body" (ASF) A consortium that manages the development of the {Apache} {web server}, dozens of {XML}- and {Java}-based projects (under the name {Jakarta}), the {Ant} build tool, the {Geronimo} {J2EE} server, the {SpamAssassin} anti-{SPAM} tool, and much more. {Apache Home (http://apache.org/)}. (2005-01-26)

Apache "web, project" A {open source} {HTTP} server for {Unix}, {Windows NT}, and other {platforms}. Apache was developed in early 1995, based on code and ideas found in the most popular HTTP server of the time, {NCSA httpd} 1.3. It has since evolved to rival (and probably surpass) almost any other {Unix} based HTTP server in terms of functionality, and speed. Since April 1996 Apache has been the most popular HTTP server on the {Internet}, in May 1999 it was running on 57% of all web servers. It features highly configurable error messages, {DBM}-based {authentication} {databases}, and {content negotiation}. {(http://apache.org/httpd.html)}. {FAQ (http://apache.org/docs/misc/FAQ.html)}. (1999-10-27)

apodeme ::: n. --> One of the processes of the shell which project inwards and unite with one another, in the thorax of many Crustacea.

Applications Development Manager "job" (Or "Director") The person in a company who plans and oversees multiple projects and {project managers}. The Applications Development Managers works with the {CIO} and senior management to determine systems development strategy and standards. He or she administers department budget and reviews project managers. (2004-03-06)

apse ::: n. --> A projecting part of a building, esp. of a church, having in the plan a polygonal or semicircular termination, and, most often, projecting from the east end. In early churches the Eastern apse was occupied by seats for the bishop and clergy.
The bishop&


arm ::: n. --> The limb of the human body which extends from the shoulder to the hand; also, the corresponding limb of a monkey.
Anything resembling an arm
The fore limb of an animal, as of a bear.
A limb, or locomotive or prehensile organ, of an invertebrate animal.
A branch of a tree.
A slender part of an instrument or machine, projecting from a


ARPA {Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency}

ARPANET {Advanced Research Projects Agency Network}

Ars Combinatoria: (Leibniz) An art or technique of deriving or inventing complex concepts by a combination of a relatively few simple ones taken as primitive. This technique was proposed as a valuable subject for study by Leibniz in De Arte Combinatoria (1666) but was never greatly developed by him. Leibniz's program for logic consisted of two main projects: (1) the development of a universal characteristic (characteristica universalis), and (2) the development of a universal mathematics (mathesis universalis (q.v.). The universal characteristic was to be a universal language for scientists and philosophers. With a relatively few basic symbols for the ultimately simple ideas, and a suitable technique for constructing compound ideas out of the simple ones, Leibniz thought that a language could be constructed which would be much more efficient for reasoning and for communication than the vague, complicated, and more or less parochial languages then available. This language would be completely universal in the sense that all scientific and philosophical concepts could be expressed in it, and also in that it would enable scholars m all countries to communicate over the barriers of their vernacular tongues. Leibniz's proposals in this matter, and what work he did on it, are the grand predecessors of a vast amount of research which has been done in the last hundred years on the techniques of language construction, and specifically on the invention of formal rules and procedures for introducing new terms into a language on the basis of terms already present, the general project of constructing a unified language for science and philosophy. L. Couturat, La Logique de Leibniz, Paris, 1901; C. I. Lewis, A Survey of Symbolic Logic, Berkeley, 1918. -- F.L.W.

aspect-oriented programming "programming" (AOP) A style of programming that attempts to abstract out features common to many parts of the code beyond simple functional modules and thereby improve the {quality} of software. Mechanisms for defining and composing {abstractions} are essential elements of programming languages. The design style supported by the abstraction mechanisms of most current languages is one of breaking a system down into parameterised components that can be called upon to perform a function. But many systems have properties that don't necessarily align with the system's functional components, such as failure handling, {persistence}, communication, replication, coordination, {memory management}, or {real-time} constraints, and tend to cut across groups of functional components. While they can be thought about and analysed relatively separately from the basic functionality, programming them using current {component-oriented languages} tends to result in these aspects being spread throughout the code. The {source code} becomes a tangled mess of instructions for different purposes. This "tangling" phenomenon is at the heart of much needless complexity in existing software systems. A number of researchers have begun working on approaches to this problem that allow programmers to express each of a system's aspects of concern in a separate and natural form, and then automatically combine those separate descriptions into a final executable form. These approaches have been called aspect-oriented programming. {Xerox AOP homepage (http://parc.xerox.com/csl/projects/aop/)}. {AspectJ (http://AspectJ.org/)}. {ECOOPP'99 AOP workshop (http://wwwtrese.cs.utwente.nl/aop-ecoop99/)}. (1999-11-21)

ASPECT "tool, programming" An {IPSE} developed by an {Alvey} project, using {Z} to specify the {object-management system} and tool interface. (1996-03-25)

Asset Source for Software Engineering Technology "project" (ASSET) A programme to promote software {reuse} by the US {DoD}. See also {ASSET Reuse Library}. (1996-08-19)

assignment problem "mathematics, algorithm" (Or "linear assignment") Any problem involving minimising the sum of C(a, b) over a set P of pairs (a, b) where a is an element of some set A and b is an element of set B, and C is some function, under constraints such as "each element of A must appear exactly once in P" or similarly for B, or both. For example, the a's could be workers and the b's projects. The problem is "linear" because the "cost function" C() depends only on the particular pairing (a, b) and is independent of all other pairings. {(http://forum.swarthmore.edu/epigone/comp.soft-sys.matlab/bringhyclu)}. {(http://soci.swt.edu/capps/prob.htm)}. {(http://mat.gsia.cmu.edu/GROUP95/0577.html)}. {(http://informs.org/Conf/WA96/TALKS/SB24.3.html)}. [Algorithms?] (1999-07-12)

astrolabe ::: n. --> An instrument for observing or showing the positions of the stars. It is now disused.
A stereographic projection of the sphere on the plane of a great circle, as the equator, or a meridian; a planisphere.


Athena {Project Athena}

Attributed File System "storage" (AtFS) The basis of the {Shape_VC} toolkit. Cooperative work within projects is supported by a status model controlling visibility of version objects, locking, and "long transactions" for synchronising concurrent updates. The concept of object attributes provides a basis for storing management information with versions and passing this information between individual tools. This mechanism is useful for building integrated environments from a set of unrelated tools. (2000-02-24)

audiographic teleconferencing "communications" (Or "electronic whiteboarding", "screen sharing") A form of {teleconferencing} in {real time} using both an {audio} and a data connection. The computer screen is shared by more than one site, and used as an electronic blackboard, overhead projector or still video projector. Some systems allow for sharing software also. (1995-10-06)

auriculated ::: a. --> Having ears or appendages like ears; eared. Esp.: (a) (Bot.) Having lobes or appendages like the ear; shaped like the ear; auricled. (b) (Zool.) Having an angular projection on one or both sides, as in certain bivalve shells, the foot of some gastropods, etc.

autoprojector "theory" A self-applicable {partial evaluator}. (2001-09-16)

autoconfiscate "software, jargon" A term coined by Noah Friedman meaning to set up or modify a {source-code} distribution so that it configures and builds using the {GNU project}'s {autoconf}/automake/libtools suite. (2002-09-20)

autoconf "software, tool" The {GNU project}'s tool that configures a source code distribution to compile and run on a different platform. Among {open source} {hackers}, a mere running {binary} of a program is not considered a full release; what's interesting is a source tree that can be built into binaries using standard tools. Since the mid-1990s, autoconf, {automake}, and {libtools} have been the standard way to make a distribution portable so that it can be built on multiple {operating systems} without change. (2002-09-20)

BABYLON "artificial intelligence" A {development environment} for {expert systems}. BABYLON includes {frames}, {constraints}, a {prolog}-like logic formalism and a description language for diagnostic applications. It requires {Common Lisp}. Version 2.3, 1994-06-22 included ports to {MCL}, {TI CL}, {Allegro CL}, {CLisp}, {CMU CL}. Contact: Juergen Walther, AI Research Division, {GMD}. {CMU AI archive (http://www-cgi.cs.cmu.edu/afs/cs/project/ai-repository/ai/areas/expert/systems/babylon/0.html)} (2019-05-27)

balcony ::: a platform that projects from the wall of a building and is surrounded by a railing, balustrade, or parapet.

balcony ::: n. --> A platform projecting from the wall of a building, usually resting on brackets or consoles, and inclosed by a parapet; as, a balcony in front of a window. Also, a projecting gallery in places of amusement; as, the balcony in a theater.
A projecting gallery once common at the stern of large ships.


baldachin ::: n. --> A rich brocade; baudekin.
A structure in form of a canopy, sometimes supported by columns, and sometimes suspended from the roof or projecting from the wall; generally placed over an altar; as, the baldachin in St. Peter&


ballistic ::: a. --> Of or pertaining to the ballista, or to the art of hurling stones or missile weapons by means of an engine.
Pertaining to projection, or to a projectile.


ball ::: n. --> Any round or roundish body or mass; a sphere or globe; as, a ball of twine; a ball of snow.
A spherical body of any substance or size used to play with, as by throwing, knocking, kicking, etc.
A general name for games in which a ball is thrown, kicked, or knocked. See Baseball, and Football.
Any solid spherical, cylindrical, or conical projectile of lead or iron, to be discharged from a firearm; as, a cannon ball; a


barb ::: n. --> Beard, or that which resembles it, or grows in the place of it.
A muffler, worn by nuns and mourners.
Paps, or little projections, of the mucous membrane, which mark the opening of the submaxillary glands under the tongue in horses and cattle. The name is mostly applied when the barbs are inflamed and swollen.
The point that stands backward in an arrow, fishhook, etc.,


bargecourse ::: n. --> A part of the tiling which projects beyond the principal rafters, in buildings where there is a gable.

bartizan ::: n. --> A small, overhanging structure for lookout or defense, usually projecting at an angle of a building or near an entrance gateway.

bas-relief ::: n. --> Low relief; sculpture, the figures of which project less than half of their true proportions; -- called also bassrelief and basso-rilievo. See Alto-rilievo.

bastion ::: n. --> A work projecting outward from the main inclosure of a fortification, consisting of two faces and two flanks, and so constructed that it is able to defend by a flanking fire the adjacent curtain, or wall which extends from one bastion to another. Two adjacent bastions are connected by the curtain, which joins the flank of one with the adjacent flank of the other. The distance between the flanks of a bastion is called the gorge. A lunette is a detached bastion. See Ravelin.

bay window ::: --> A window forming a bay or recess in a room, and projecting outward from the wall, either in a rectangular, polygonal, or semicircular form; -- often corruptly called a bow window.

beaker ::: n. --> A large drinking cup, with a wide mouth, supported on a foot or standard.
An open-mouthed, thin glass vessel, having a projecting lip for pouring; -- used for holding solutions requiring heat.


beak ::: n. --> The bill or nib of a bird, consisting of a horny sheath, covering the jaws. The form varied much according to the food and habits of the bird, and is largely used in the classification of birds.
A similar bill in other animals, as the turtles.
The long projecting sucking mouth of some insects, and other invertebrates, as in the Hemiptera.
The upper or projecting part of the shell, near the hinge of a bivalve.


Besides these transcriptions or impresses the psychical vision receives thought Images and other forms created by constant activity of consciousaess in ourselves or in other human beings, and these may be according to the character of the activity, images of truth or falsehood or else mixed things, partly true, partly false, and may be too either mere shells and representa- tions or images inspired wth a temporary life and consciousness and, it may be, canjing in them in one way or another some kind of beneficent or maleficent action or some willed or unwilled effectiveness on our minds or vital being or through them e^'cn on the body. These transcriptions, impresses, thought images, life images, projections of the consciousness may also be representa- tions or creations not of the physical wxtrJd, but of vital, psychic or mental worlds beyond us, seen in our own minds or projected from other than human beings. And as there is this psychical vision of which some of the more cxremaf ana’ ordinary marrr- festaUons arc well enough known by the name of clairvoyance, so there is a psychical hearing and psychical touch, taste, smell

Bezier curve "graphics" A type of curve defined by mathematical formulae, used in {computer graphics}. A curve with coordinates P(u), where u varies from 0 at one end of the curve to 1 at the other, is defined by a set of n+1 "control points" (X(i), Y(i), Z(i)) for i = 0 to n. P(u) = Sum i=0..n [(X(i), Y(i), Z(i)) * B(i, n, u)] B(i, n, u) = C(n, i) * u^i * (1-u)^(n-i) C(n, i) = n!/i!/(n-i)! A Bezier curve (or surface) is defined by its control points, which makes it invariant under any {affine mapping} (translation, rotation, parallel projection), and thus even under a change in the axis system. You need only to transform the control points and then compute the new curve. The control polygon defined by the points is itself affine invariant. Bezier curves also have the variation-diminishing property. This makes them easier to split compared to other types of curve such as {Hermite} or {B-spline}. Other important properties are multiple values, global and local control, versatility, and order of continuity. [What do these properties mean?] (1996-06-12)

biauriculate ::: a. --> Having two auricles, as the heart of mammals, birds, and reptiles.
Having two earlike projections at its base, as a leaf.


bicarinate ::: a. --> Having two keel-like projections, as the upper palea of grasses.

bidigitate ::: a. --> Having two fingers or fingerlike projections.

Bidouilleurs Sans Argent "body" (BSA, French for "Moneyless Hackers") An association which aim is to help computer users who can't afford to buy commercial software. The main purpose of the association is the promotion of {free software}, and distribution of ex-commercial software. This is clearly an answer to the repressive attitude of the "other" {BSA}. Among BSA members are {Richard Stallman}, creator of the {GNU} project. {(http://bsa.lu/)}. (1998-10-27)

bilection ::: n. --> That portion of a group of moldings which projects beyond the general surface of a panel; a bolection.

bizet ::: n. --> The upper faceted portion of a brilliant-cut diamond, which projects from the setting and occupies the zone between the girdle and the table. See Brilliant, n.

blade ::: n. --> Properly, the leaf, or flat part of the leaf, of any plant, especially of gramineous plants. The term is sometimes applied to the spire of grasses.
The cutting part of an instrument; as, the blade of a knife or a sword.
The broad part of an oar; also, one of the projecting arms of a screw propeller.
The scapula or shoulder blade.


BLISS-11 "language" A {cross-compiler} for the {PDP-11} running on a {PDP-10}. Written at {CMU} to support the {C.mmp}/{Hydra} project. (2002-02-01)

blockhouse ::: n. --> An edifice or structure of heavy timbers or logs for military defense, having its sides loopholed for musketry, and often an upper story projecting over the lower, or so placed upon it as to have its sides make an angle wit the sides of the lower story, thus enabling the defenders to fire downward, and in all directions; -- formerly much used in America and Germany.
A house of squared logs.


blowgun ::: n. --> A tube, as of cane or reed, sometimes twelve feet long, through which an arrow or other projectile may be impelled by the force of the breath. It is a weapon much used by certain Indians of America and the West Indies; -- called also blowpipe, and blowtube. See Sumpitan.

Boehm B. Proposed the COCOMO technique for evaluating the cost of a software project.

bolection ::: n. --> A projecting molding round a panel. Same as Bilection.

bongrace ::: n. --> A projecting bonnet or shade to protect the complexion; also, a wide-brimmed hat.

bonnet ::: n. --> A headdress for men and boys; a cap.
A soft, elastic, very durable cap, made of thick, seamless woolen stuff, and worn by men in Scotland.
A covering for the head, worn by women, usually protecting more or less the back and sides of the head, but no part of the forehead. The shape of the bonnet varies greatly at different times; formerly the front part projected, and spread outward, like the mouth of a funnel.


boom ::: n. --> A long pole or spar, run out for the purpose of extending the bottom of a particular sail; as, the jib boom, the studding-sail boom, etc.
A long spar or beam, projecting from the mast of a derrick, from the outer end of which the body to be lifted is suspended.
A pole with a conspicuous top, set up to mark the channel in a river or harbor.
A strong chain cable, or line of spars bound together,


bossage ::: n. --> A stone in a building, left rough and projecting, to be afterward carved into shape.
Rustic work, consisting of stones which seem to advance beyond the level of the building, by reason of indentures or channels left in the joinings.


boss ::: n. --> Any protuberant part; a round, swelling part or body; a knoblike process; as, a boss of wood.
A protuberant ornament on any work, either of different material from that of the work or of the same, as upon a buckler or bridle; a stud; a knob; the central projection of a shield. See Umbilicus.
A projecting ornament placed at the intersection of the ribs of ceilings, whether vaulted or flat, and in other situations.


bottom-up model "programming" A method for estimating the cost of a complete software project by combining estimates for each component. (1996-05-28)

bowsprit ::: n. --> A large boom or spar, which projects over the stem of a ship or other vessel, to carry sail forward.

projected ::: imp. & p. p. --> of Project

projected ::: thrust outward or forward; hurled.

projectile ::: a. --> Projecting or impelling forward; as, a projectile force.
Caused or imparted by impulse or projection; impelled forward; as, projectile motion. ::: n. --> A body projected, or impelled forward, by force;


projecting ::: p. pr. & vb. n. --> of Project

projection ::: n. --> The act of throwing or shooting forward.
A jutting out; also, a part jutting out, as of a building; an extension beyond something else.
The act of scheming or planning; also, that which is planned; contrivance; design; plan.
The representation of something; delineation; plan; especially, the representation of any object on a perspective plane, or such a delineation as would result were the chief points of the object


projectment ::: n. --> Design; contrivance; projection.

project ::: n. --> The place from which a thing projects, or starts forth.
That which is projected or designed; something intended or devised; a scheme; a design; a plan.
An idle scheme; an impracticable design; as, a man given to projects. ::: v. t.


projector ::: n. --> One who projects a scheme or design; hence, one who forms fanciful or chimerical schemes.

projecture ::: n. --> A jutting out beyond a surface.

bracket ::: n. --> An architectural member, plain or ornamental, projecting from a wall or pier, to support weight falling outside of the same; also, a decorative feature seeming to discharge such an office.
A piece or combination of pieces, usually triangular in general shape, projecting from, or fastened to, a wall, or other surface, to support heavy bodies or to strengthen angles.
A shot, crooked timber, resembling a knee, used as a support.


brad ::: n. --> A thin nail, usually small, with a slight projection at the top on one side instead of a head; also, a small wire nail, with a flat circular head; sometimes, a small, tapering, square-bodied finishing nail, with a countersunk head.

Brooks's Law "programming" "Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later" - a result of the fact that the expected advantage from splitting work among N programmers is O(N) (that is, proportional to N), but the complexity and communications cost associated with coordinating and then merging their work is O(N^2) (that is, proportional to the square of N). The quote is from Fred Brooks, a manager of {IBM}'s {OS/360} project and author of "{The Mythical Man-Month}". The myth in question has been most tersely expressed as "Programmer time is fungible" and Brooks established conclusively that it is not. Hackers have never forgotten his advice; too often, {management} still does. See also {creationism}, {second-system effect}, {optimism}. [{Jargon File}] (1996-09-17)

-browed ::: adj. dark-browed, deep-browed, great-browed, Queen-browed. ::: rough-browed. [In this instance, -browed refers to the projecting edge of a cliff or hill.]

brow ::: n. --> The prominent ridge over the eye, with the hair that covers it, forming an arch above the orbit.
The hair that covers the brow (ridge over the eyes); the eyebrow.
The forehead; as, a feverish brow.
The general air of the countenance.
The edge or projecting upper part of a steep place; as, the brow of a precipice; the brow of a hill.


brute force attack "cryptography" A method of breaking a cipher (that is, to decrypt a specific encrypted text) by trying every possible {key}. The quicker the brute force attack, the weaker the cipher. Feasibility of brute force attack depends on the key length of the cipher, and on the amount of computational power available to the attacker. Brute force attack is impossible against the ciphers with variable-size key, such as a {one-time pad} cipher. {Breaking ciphers with many workstations (http://distributed.net/projects.html.en)}. (2000-01-16)

bug tracking system "programming" (BTS) A system for receiving and filing {bugs} reported against a {software} project, and tracking those bugs until they are fixed. Most major software projects have their own BTS, the {source code} of which is often available for use by other projects. Well known BTSs include {GNATS}, {Bugzilla}, and {Debbugs}. (2002-06-12)

Bugzilla "programming" The web-based {bug tracking system} used by the {Mozilla} project. {Bugzilla home (http://bugzilla.mozilla.org/)}. (2002-06-12)

build "programming, systems" To process all of a project's {source code} and other digital assets or resources in order to produce a deployable product. In the simplest case this might mean compiling one file of {C} source to produce an {executable} file. More complex builds would typically involve compiling multiple source files, building library modules, packaging intermediate build products (e.g. {Java} {class files} in a {jar file}), adding or updating version information and other data about the product (e.g. intended deployment {platform}), running tests and interacting with a {source code control} system. The build process is normally automated using tools such as {Unix} {make}, {Apache} {ant} or as part of an {integrated development environment}. This is taken one step further by {continuous integration} set-ups which periodically build the system while you are working on it. (2011-12-16)

bulge ::: a rounded projection, bend or protruding part; protuberance; hump.

bumkin ::: n. --> A projecting beam or boom; as: (a) One projecting from each bow of a vessel, to haul the fore tack to, called a tack bumpkin. (b) One from each quarter, for the main-brace blocks, and called brace bumpkin. (c) A small outrigger over the stern of a boat, to extend the mizzen.

burn-in period 1. "testing" A factory {soak test} intended to increase the chance that components that fail early due to {infant mortality} will fail before the system leaves the factory. 2. "jargon" When one is so intensely involved in a new project that one forgets basic needs such as food, drink and sleep. Excessive burn-in can lead to burn-out. See {hack mode}, {larval stage}. [{Jargon File}] (2007-01-17)

buttress ::: n. --> A projecting mass of masonry, used for resisting the thrust of an arch, or for ornament and symmetry.
Anything which supports or strengthens. ::: v. t. --> To support with a buttress; to prop; to brace firmly.


calibre ::: n. --> The diameter of the bore, as a cannon or other firearm, or of any tube; or the weight or size of the projectile which a firearm will carry; as, an 8 inch gun, a 12-pounder, a 44 caliber.
The diameter of round or cylindrical body, as of a bullet or column.
Fig.: Capacity or compass of mind.


caltrap ::: n. --> A genus of herbaceous plants (Tribulus) of the order Zygophylleae, having a hard several-celled fruit, armed with stout spines, and resembling the military instrument of the same name. The species grow in warm countries, and are often very annoying to cattle.
An instrument with four iron points, so disposed that, any three of them being on the ground, the other projects upward. They are scattered on the ground where an enemy&


CamelCase "programming" The practice of concatenating words with either all words capitalised (e.g. "ICantReadThis" - sometimes called "UpperCamelCase" or "PascalCase") or all except the first ("iCantReadThis" - called "lowerCamelCase"). It is used in contexts where space characters are not allowed, such as identifiers in {source code}. Modern best practice separates words in identifiers with {underscore} for readability (like_this_example). CamelCase is probably a historical throw-back to systems that had no underscore or when the length of identifiers was constrained either by the programming language or by the width of computer displays. Unfortunately it has infected many projects, origanisations and programming languages such as {Java} where the uniniated create identifiers like "MemberSubmissionAddressingWSDLParserExtension". (2014-12-02)

camera lucida ::: --> An instrument which by means of a prism of a peculiar form, or an arrangement of mirrors, causes an apparent image of an external object or objects to appear as if projected upon a plane surface, as of paper or canvas, so that the outlines may conveniently traced. It is generally used with the microscope.

cam ::: n. --> A turning or sliding piece which, by the shape of its periphery or face, or a groove in its surface, imparts variable or intermittent motion to, or receives such motion from, a rod, lever, or block brought into sliding or rolling contact with it.
A curved wedge, movable about an axis, used for forcing or clamping two pieces together.
A projecting part of a wheel or other moving piece so shaped as to give alternate or variable motion to another piece against which


canopy ::: n. --> A covering fixed over a bed, dais, or the like, or carried on poles over an exalted personage or a sacred object, etc. chiefly as a mark of honor.
An ornamental projection, over a door, window, niche, etc.
Also, a rooflike covering, supported on pillars over an altar, a statue, a fountain, etc. ::: v. t.


cantalever ::: n. --> A bracket to support a balcony, a cornice, or the like.
A projecting beam, truss, or bridge unsupported at the outer end; one which overhangs.


cantle ::: n. --> A corner or edge of anything; a piece; a fragment; a part.
The upwardly projecting rear part of saddle, opposite to the pommel. ::: v. t. --> To cut in pieces; to cut out from.


cantoned ::: imp. & p. p. --> of Canton ::: a. --> Having a charge in each of the four corners; -- said of a cross on a shield, and also of the shield itself.
Having the angles marked by, or decorated with, projecting moldings or small columns; as, a cantoned pier or pilaster.


Capability Maturity Model "software" (CMM) The {Software Engineering Institute}'s model of {software engineering} that specifies five levels of maturity of the processes of a software organisation. CMM offers a framework for evolutionary process improvement. Originally applied to software development (SE-CMM), it has been expanded to cover other areas including Human Resources and Software Acquitition. The levels - focii - and key process areas are: Level 1 Initial - Heroes - None. Level 2 Repeatable - Project Management - Software Project Planning, Software Project Tracking and Oversight, Software Subcontract Management, Software Quality Assurance, Software Configuration Management, Requirements Management. Level 3 Defined - Engineering Process - Organisation Process Focus, Organisation Process Definition, Peer Reviews, Training Program, Inter-group Coordination, Software Product Engineering, Integrated Software Management. Level 4 Managed - Product and Process Quality - Software Quality Management, Quantitative Process Management. Level 5 Optimising - Continuous Improvement - Process Change Management, Technology Change Management, Defect Prevention. {(http://www.sei.cmu.edu/cmm/cmm.html)}. (2001-04-28)

Career Limiting Move "jargon" (CLM, Sun) Any action endangering one's future prospects of getting plum projects and raises, and possibly one's job. E.g. "His Halloween costume was a parody of his manager. He won the prize for "best CLM"." A severe bug discovered by a customer might be a "CLM bug". (2000-08-09)

carina ::: n. --> A keel
That part of a papilionaceous flower, consisting of two petals, commonly united, which incloses the organs of fructification
A longitudinal ridge or projection like the keel of a boat.
The keel of the breastbone of birds.


carronade ::: n. --> A kind of short cannon, formerly in use, designed to throw a large projectile with small velocity, used for the purpose of breaking or smashing in, rather than piercing, the object aimed at, as the side of a ship. It has no trunnions, but is supported on its carriage by a bolt passing through a loop on its under side.

Cartesian coordinates "mathematics, graphics" (After Renee Descartes, French philosopher and mathematician) A pair of numbers, (x, y), defining the position of a point in a two-dimensional space by its perpendicular projection onto two axes which are at right angles to each other. x and y are also known as the {abscissa} and {ordinate}. The idea can be generalised to any number of independent axes. Compare {polar coordinates}. (1997-07-08)

cascabel ::: n. --> The projection in rear of the breech of a cannon, usually a knob or breeching loop connected with the gun by a neck. In old writers it included all in rear of the base ring. [See Illust. of Cannon.]

case shot ::: --> A collection of small projectiles, inclosed in a case or canister.

CASE tools Software tools to help in the application of CASE methods to a software project.

Categorical Abstract Machine Language "language" (Originally "CAML" - Categorical Abstract Machine Language) A version of {ML} by G. Huet, G. Cousineau, Ascander Suarez, Pierre Weis, Michel Mauny and others of {INRIA} and {ENS}. CAML is intermediate between {LCF ML} and {SML} [in what sense?]. It has {first-class} functions, {static type inference} with {polymorphic} types, user-defined {variant types} and {product types}, and {pattern matching}. It is built on a proprietary run-time system. The CAML V3.1 implementation added {lazy} and {mutable} data structures, a "{grammar}" mechanism for interfacing with the {Yacc} {parser generator}, {pretty-printing} tools, high-performance {arbitrary-precision} arithmetic, and a complete library. CAML V3 is often nicknamed "heavy CAML", because of its heavy memory and CPU requirements compared to {Caml Light}. in 1990 Xavier Leroy and Damien Doligez designed a new implementation called {Caml Light}, freeing the previous implementation from too many experimental high-level features, and more importantly, from the old Le_Lisp back-end. Following the addition of a {native-code} compiler and a powerful {module} system in 1995 and of the {object} and {class} layer in 1996, the project's name was changed to {Objective Caml}. ["The CAML Reference Manual", P. Weis et al, TR INRIA-ENS, 1989]. (2003-04-12)

cathead ::: n. --> A projecting piece of timber or iron near the bow of vessel, to which the anchor is hoisted and secured.

cat ::: n. --> An animal of various species of the genera Felis and Lynx. The domestic cat is Felis domestica. The European wild cat (Felis catus) is much larger than the domestic cat. In the United States the name wild cat is commonly applied to the bay lynx (Lynx rufus) See Wild cat, and Tiger cat.
A strong vessel with a narrow stern, projecting quarters, and deep waist. It is employed in the coal and timber trade.
A strong tackle used to draw an anchor up to the cathead of a


cavo-rilievo ::: n. --> Hollow relief; sculpture in relief within a sinking made for the purpose, so no part of it projects beyond the plain surface around.

Chalmers University of Technology "body, education" A Swedish university founded in 1829 offering master of science and doctoral degrees. Research is carried out in the main engineering sciences as well as in technology related mathematical and natural sciences. Five hundred faculty members work in more than 100 departments organised in nine schools. Chalmers collaborates with the University of Göteborg. Around 8500 people work and study on the Chalmers campus, including around 500 faculty members and some 600 teachers and doctoral students. About 4800 students follow the master degree programs. Every year 700 Masters of Science in Engineering and in Architecture graduate from Chalmers, and about 190 PhDs and licentiates are awarded. Some 40% of Sweden's engineers and architects are Chalmers graduates. About a thousand research projects are in progress and more than 1500 scientific articles and research reports are published every year. Chalmers is a partner in 80 EC research projects. {(http://chalmers.se/Home-E.html)}. Address: S-412 96 Göteborg, Sweden. (1995-02-16)

chameleon ::: any of numerous Old World lizards of the family Chamaeleontidae, characterized by the ability to change the colour of their skin, very slow locomotion, and a projectile tongue.

Characteristica Universalis: The name given by Leibniz to his projected (but only partially realized) "universal language" for the formulation of knowledge. This language was to be ideographic, with simple characters standing for simple concepts, and combinations of them for compound ideas, so that all knowledge could be expressed in terms which all could easily learn to use and understand. It represents an adumbration of the more recent and more successful logistic treatment of mathematics and science. It is to be distinguished, however, from the "universal calculus," also projected by Leibniz, which was to be the instrument for the development and manipulation of systems in the universal language. -- W.K.F.

chart ::: n. --> A sheet of paper, pasteboard, or the like, on which information is exhibited, esp. when the information is arranged in tabular form; as, an historical chart.
A map; esp., a hydrographic or marine map; a map on which is projected a portion of water and the land which it surrounds, or by which it is surrounded, intended especially for the use of seamen; as, the United States Coast Survey charts; the English Admiralty charts.
A written deed; a charter.


cheliform ::: a. --> Having a movable joint or finger closing against a preceding joint or a projecting part of it, so that the whole may be used for grasping, as the claw of a crab; pincherlike.

CHEOPS "communications" A satellite-based batch data dissemination project between {CERN} and member state institutes. (2006-06-21)

chicken-breasted ::: a. --> Having a narrow, projecting chest, caused by forward curvature of the vertebral column.

chimerical ::: a. --> Merely imaginary; fanciful; fantastic; wildly or vainly conceived; having, or capable of having, no existence except in thought; as, chimerical projects.

chimney-breast ::: n. --> The horizontal projection of a chimney from the wall in which it is built; -- commonly applied to its projection in the inside of a building only.

chine ::: n. --> A chink or cleft; a narrow and deep ravine; as, Shanklin Chine in the Isle of Wight, a quarter of a mile long and 230 feet deep.
The backbone or spine of an animal; the back.
A piece of the backbone of an animal, with the adjoining parts, cut for cooking. [See Illust. of Beef.]
The edge or rim of a cask, etc., formed by the projecting ends of the staves; the chamfered end of a stave.


chronoscope ::: n. --> An instrument for measuring minute intervals of time; used in determining the velocity of projectiles, the duration of short-lived luminous phenomena, etc.

CICERO "project" Control Information system Concepts based on Encapsulated Real-time Objects. A {CERN} {DRDC} proposal. (1995-01-25)

CIL 1. "project" {Component Integration Laboratories}. 2. "language" {Common Intermediate Language}.

CIP Language language" (CIP-L, Computer-aided Intuition-guided Programming Language) A {wide-spectrum language} for incremental {program transformation}. There are {ALGOL}- and {Pascal}-like variants. ["The Munich Project CIP, v.I: The Wide Spectrum Language CIP-L", LNCS 183, Springer 1984. Version: CIP85]. (2006-09-20)

cittakasa. These may be transcriptions there or impresses of physical things, persons, scenes, happenings, whatever is, was or will be or may be in the ph^ical universe. These images are very variously seen and under all kinds of conditions ; in samadhi or in the waking stale, and in the latter with the bodily eyes closed or open, projected on or into a physical object or medium or seen as if materialised in the physical atmosphere or only in a psychical ether revealing itself through this grosser physical atmosphere ; seen through the physical eyes themselves as a secondary instrument and as if under the conditions of the physical vision or by the psychical vision alone and indepen- dently of the relations of our ordinary sight to space. The real agent is always the psychical sight and the power indicates that the consciousness is more or less awake, intermittently or nor- mally and more or less perfectly, in the psj’chical body. It is possible to see In this way the transcriptions or impressions of things at any distance beyond the range of the physical vision or the images of the past or the future.

class 1. "programming" The prototype for an {object} in an {object-oriented language}; analogous to a {derived type} in a {procedural language}. A class may also be considered to be a set of objects which share a common structure and behaviour. The structure of a class is determined by the {class variables} which represent the {state} of an object of that class and the behaviour is given by a set of {methods} associated with the class. Classes are related in a {class hierarchy}. One class may be a specialisation (a "{subclass}") of another (one of its "{superclasses}") or it may be composed of other classes or it may use other classes in a {client-server} relationship. A class may be an {abstract class} or a {concrete class}. See also {signature}. 2. "programming" See {type class}. 3. "networking" One of three types of {Internet addresses} distinguished by their most significant bits. 3. "language" A language developed by the {Andrew Project}. It was one of the first attempts to add {object-oriented} features to {C}. (1995-05-01)

clinographic ::: a. --> Pertaining to that mode of projection in drawing in which the rays of light are supposed to fall obliquely on the plane of projection.

collapse ::: v. i. --> To fall together suddenly, as the sides of a hollow vessel; to close by falling or shrinking together; to have the sides or parts of (a thing) fall in together, or be crushed in together; as, a flue in the boiler of a steam engine sometimes collapses.
To fail suddenly and completely, like something hollow when subject to too much pressure; to undergo a collapse; as, Maximilian&


console ::: v. t. --> To cheer in distress or depression; to alleviate the grief and raise the spirits of; to relieve; to comfort; to soothe. ::: n. --> A bracket whose projection is not more than half its height.
Any small bracket; also, a console table.


contrate ::: a. --> Having cogs or teeth projecting parallel to the axis, instead of radiating from it.

cordon ::: n. --> A cord or ribbon bestowed or borne as a badge of honor; a broad ribbon, usually worn after the manner of a baldric, constituting a mark of a very high grade in an honorary order. Cf. Grand cordon.
The cord worn by a Franciscan friar.
The coping of the scarp wall, which projects beyong the face of the wall a few inches.
A line or series of sentinels, or of military posts, inclosing or guarding any place or thing.


cornice ::: n. --> Any horizontal, molded or otherwise decorated projection which crowns or finishes the part to which it is affixed; as, the cornice of an order, pedestal, door, window, or house.

cornices ::: prominent, continuous, horizontally projecting features surmounting a wall or other construction, or dividing it horizontally for compositional purposes; i.e. to crown or complete a building.

corona ::: n. --> A crown or garland bestowed among the Romans as a reward for distinguished services.
The projecting part of a Classic cornice, the under side of which is cut with a recess or channel so as to form a drip. See Illust. of Column.
The upper surface of some part, as of a tooth or the skull; a crown.
The shelly skeleton of a sea urchin.


counterfort ::: n. --> A kind of buttress of masonry to strengthen a revetment wall.
A spur or projection of a mountain.


countermine ::: n. --> An underground gallery excavated to intercept and destroy the mining of an enemy.
A stratagem or plot by which another sratagem or project is defeated. ::: v. t. --> To oppose by means of a countermine; to intercept


cowfish ::: n. --> The grampus.
A California dolphin (Tursiops Gillii).
A marine plectognath fish (Ostracoin quadricorne, and allied species), having two projections, like horns, in front; -- called also cuckold, coffer fish, trunkfish.


craggy ::: a. --> Full of crags; rugged with projecting points of rocks; as, the craggy side of a mountain.

crane ::: n. --> A measure for fresh herrings, -- as many as will fill a barrel.
A wading bird of the genus Grus, and allied genera, of various species, having a long, straight bill, and long legs and neck.
A machine for raising and lowering heavy weights, and, while holding them suspended, transporting them through a limited lateral distance. In one form it consists of a projecting arm or jib of timber or iron, a rotating post or base, and the necessary tackle, windlass,


Creation ::: Creation is not a making of something out of nothing or of one thing out of another, but a self-projection of Brahman into the conditions of Space and Time. Creation is not a making, but a becoming in terms and forms of conscious existence
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creation ::: “Creation is not a making of something out of nothing or of one thing out of another, but a self-projection of Brahman into the conditions of Space and Time. Creation is not a making, but a becoming in terms and forms of conscious existence.” The Upanishads

crocket ::: n. --> An ornament often resembling curved and bent foliage, projecting from the sloping edge of a gable, spire, etc.
A croche, or knob, on the top of a stag&


crow ::: v. i. --> To make the shrill sound characteristic of a cock, either in joy, gayety, or defiance.
To shout in exultation or defiance; to brag.
To utter a sound expressive of joy or pleasure.
A bird, usually black, of the genus Corvus, having a strong conical beak, with projecting bristles. It has a harsh, croaking note. See Caw.
A bar of iron with a beak, crook, or claw; a bar of iron


davit ::: n. --> A spar formerly used on board of ships, as a crane to hoist the flukes of the anchor to the top of the bow, without injuring the sides of the ship; -- called also the fish davit.
Curved arms of timber or iron, projecting over a ship&


Defenses (Defense Mechanisms) ::: Psychological forces which prevent undesirable or inappropriate impulses from entering consciousness (e.g., forgetting responsibilities that we really didn&

demi-rilievo ::: n. --> Half relief; sculpture in relief of which the figures project from the background by one half their full roundness.
A work of sculpture of the above character. See Alto-rilievo.


dentated ::: a. --> Toothed; especially, with the teeth projecting straight out, not pointed either forward or backward; as, a dentate leaf.
Having teeth or toothlike points. See Illust. of Antennae.


denticle ::: n. --> A small tooth or projecting point.

denticulated ::: a. --> Furnished with denticles; notched into little toothlike projections; as, a denticulate leaf of calyx.

dentil ::: n. --> A small square block or projection in cornices, a number of which are ranged in an ornamental band; -- used particularly in the Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite orders.

departure ::: 1. The act of leaving. 2. A project, course of action, venture, etc. departure"s.

design ::: n. --> To draw preliminary outline or main features of; to sketch for a pattern or model; to delineate; to trace out; to draw.
To mark out and exhibit; to designate; to indicate; to show; to point out; to appoint.
To create or produce, as a work of art; to form a plan or scheme of; to form in idea; to invent; to project; to lay out in the mind; as, a man designs an essay, a poem, a statue, or a cathedral.
To intend or purpose; -- usually with for before the remote


device ::: n. --> That which is devised, or formed by design; a contrivance; an invention; a project; a scheme; often, a scheme to deceive; a stratagem; an artifice.
Power of devising; invention; contrivance.
An emblematic design, generally consisting of one or more figures with a motto, used apart from heraldic bearings to denote the historical situation, the ambition, or the desire of the person adopting it. See Cognizance.


diglyph ::: n. --> A projecting face like the triglyph, but having only two channels or grooves sunk in it.

dimension ::: n. --> Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference; extension; measurement; -- usually, in the plural, measure in length and breadth, or in length, breadth, and thickness; extent; size; as, the dimensions of a room, or of a ship; the dimensions of a farm, of a kingdom.
Extent; reach; scope; importance; as, a project of large dimensions.
The degree of manifoldness of a quantity; as, time is


disk ::: n. --> A discus; a quoit.
A flat, circular plate; as, a disk of metal or paper.
The circular figure of a celestial body, as seen projected of the heavens.
A circular structure either in plants or animals; as, a blood disk; germinal disk, etc.
The whole surface of a leaf.
The central part of a radiate compound flower, as in


dogtooth ::: n. --> See Canine tooth, under Canine.
An ornament common in Gothic architecture, consisting of pointed projections resembling teeth; -- also called tooth ornament.


ear ::: n. --> The organ of hearing; the external ear.
The sense of hearing; the perception of sounds; the power of discriminating between different tones; as, a nice ear for music; -- in the singular only.
That which resembles in shape or position the ear of an animal; any prominence or projection on an object, -- usually one for support or attachment; a lug; a handle; as, the ears of a tub, a skillet, or dish. The ears of a boat are outside kneepieces near the


echauguette ::: n. --> A small chamber or place of protection for a sentinel, usually in the form of a projecting turret, or the like. See Castle.

Effectiveness: See Logistic system, and Logic, formal, § 1. Effluvium: See Effluxes, Theory of. Effluxes, Theory of: (Lat. efflux, from effluere, to flow out) Theory of early Greek thinkers that perception is mediated by effluvia or simulacra projected by physical objects and impinging upon the organs of sense. Thus Empedocles developed the theory of effluxes in conjunction with the principle that "like perceives only like" (similia similibus percipiuntur); an element in the external world can only be perceived by the same element in the body. (See Aristotle, De Gen. et Corr. I, 8, 324b26; Theophrastus, De Sens. 7.) Democritus' theory of images is a form of the theory of effluxes. -- L.W.

Eject: (Lat. pp. of ejicere, to throw out) Term intioduced by W. K. Clifford to designate another conscious subject conceived as an outward projection of the knowing subject. -- L.W.

electro-ballistics ::: n. --> The art or science of measuring the force or velocity of projectiles by means of electricity.

elevation ::: a drawing of a building or other object made in projection on a vertical plane, as distinguished from a ground plan.

ellipse ::: n. --> An oval or oblong figure, bounded by a regular curve, which corresponds to an oblique projection of a circle, or an oblique section of a cone through its opposite sides. The greatest diameter of the ellipse is the major axis, and the least diameter is the minor axis. See Conic section, under Conic, and cf. Focus.
Omission. See Ellipsis.
The elliptical orbit of a planet.


embossed ::: imp. & p. p. --> of Emboss ::: a. --> Formed or covered with bosses or raised figures.
Having a part projecting like the boss of a shield.
Swollen; protuberant.


Empathy: (Gr. en + pathein, to suffer) The projection by the mind into an object of the subjective feeling of bodily posture and attitude which result from the tendency of the body to conform to the spatial organization of the object (e.g. the tendency to imitate the outstretched hands of a statue). The phenomenon is of particular significance for aesthetics. See H. S. Langfeld, The Aesthetic Attitude. The term was introduced to translate the German Einfühlung. See Lipps, Raumaesthetik und geometrisch-optische Täuschungen. See Eject. -- L.W.

endostyle ::: n. --> A fold of the endoderm, which projects into the blood cavity of ascidians. See Tunicata.

enterprise ::: n. --> That which is undertaken; something attempted to be performed; a work projected which involves activity, courage, energy, and the like; a bold, arduous, or hazardous attempt; an undertaking; as, a manly enterprise; a warlike enterprise.
Willingness or eagerness to engage in labor which requires boldness, promptness, energy, and like qualities; as, a man of great enterprise.


epicleidium ::: n. --> A projection, formed by a separate ossification, at the scapular end of the clavicle of many birds.

epicondyle ::: n. --> A projection on the inner side of the distal end of the numerus; the internal condyle.

Epistemological theory of Descartes, Locke, Berkeley that the individual mind is confined to the circle of its ideas, and that it cognizes an external world and other minds only by an outward projection of its inner representations. The term was employed by Avenarius, (Kritik der reinen Erfahrung, 1888) who criticized the theory and proposed as an alternative his own theory of pure experience which emphasizes the essential solidarity between knowing subject and object known and has been introduced into English philosophy by Ward, Stout and others. -- L.W.

epitrochlea ::: n. --> A projection on the outer side of the distal end of the humerus; the external condyle.

excurrent ::: a. --> Running or flowing out
Running or extending out; as, an excurrent midrib, one which projects beyond the apex of a leaf; an excurrent steam or trunk, one which continues to the top.
Characterized by a current which flows outward; as, an excurrent orifice or tube.


executable ::: a. --> Capable of being executed; feasible; as, an executable project.

exedra ::: n. --> A room in a public building, furnished with seats.
The projection of any part of a building in a rounded form.
Any out-of-door seat in stone, large enough for several persons; esp., one of curved form.


exserted ::: a. --> Standing out; projecting beyond some other part; as, exsert stamens.

extancy ::: n. --> The state of rising above others; a projection.

Externalization: (Lat. externus, external from exter, without) The mental act by which sensory data originally considered to be internal arc projected into the external world. See Introjection. The problem of externalization was formulated by Condillac in these words: "If one admits that sensations are only modifications of the mind, how does it come about that the mind apprehends them as objects independent of and external to it." Traite de sensations, Part III. -- L.W.

extrastapedial ::: a. --> Pertaining to a part of the columella of the ear, which, in many animals, projects beyond the connection with the stapes. ::: n. --> The extrastapedial part of columella.

exude ::: to project or display conspicuously or abundantly; radiate.

fanciful ::: a. --> Full of fancy; guided by fancy, rather than by reason and experience; whimsical; as, a fanciful man forms visionary projects.
Conceived in the fancy; not consistent with facts or reason; abounding in ideal qualities or figures; as, a fanciful scheme; a fanciful theory.
Curiously shaped or constructed; as, she wore a fanciful headdress.


fasces ::: pl. --> A bundle of rods, having among them an ax with the blade projecting, borne before the Roman magistrates as a badge of their authority.

fence ::: n. --> That which fends off attack or danger; a defense; a protection; a cover; security; shield.
An inclosure about a field or other space, or about any object; especially, an inclosing structure of wood, iron, or other material, intended to prevent intrusion from without or straying from within.
A projection on the bolt, which passes through the tumbler gates in locking and unlocking.


fetlock ::: n. --> The cushionlike projection, bearing a tuft of long hair, on the back side of the leg above the hoof of the horse and similar animals. Also, the joint of the limb at this point (between the great pastern bone and the metacarpus), or the tuft of hair.

field ::: n. --> Cleared land; land suitable for tillage or pasture; cultivated ground; the open country.
A piece of land of considerable size; esp., a piece inclosed for tillage or pasture.
A place where a battle is fought; also, the battle itself.
An open space; an extent; an expanse.
Any blank space or ground on which figures are drawn or projected.


Fi'il-i Muhammad :::   the example Muhammad (pbuh) projected in living according to Allah's wishes; Muhammad’s (pbuh) implementation of sharia

fillet ::: n. --> A little band, especially one intended to encircle the hair of the head.
A piece of lean meat without bone; sometimes, a long strip rolled together and tied.
A thin strip or ribbon; esp.: (a) A strip of metal from which coins are punched. (b) A strip of card clothing. (c) A thin projecting band or strip.
A concave filling in of a reentrant angle where two


fillip ::: v. t. --> To strike with the nail of the finger, first placed against the ball of the thumb, and forced from that position with a sudden spring; to snap with the finger.
To snap; to project quickly. ::: n. --> A jerk of the finger forced suddenly from the thumb; a


finger ::: n. --> One of the five terminating members of the hand; a digit; esp., one of the four extermities of the hand, other than the thumb.
Anything that does work of a finger; as, the pointer of a clock, watch, or other registering machine; especially (Mech.) a small projecting rod, wire, or piece, which is brought into contact with an object to effect, direct, or restrain a motion.
The breadth of a finger, or the fourth part of the hand; a measure of nearly an inch; also, the length of finger, a measure in


flanker ::: n. --> One who, or that which, flanks, as a skirmisher or a body of troops sent out upon the flanks of an army toguard a line of march, or a fort projecting so as to command the side of an assailing body. ::: v. t. --> To defend by lateral fortifications.
To attack sideways.


flare ::: v. i. --> To burn with an unsteady or waving flame; as, the candle flares.
To shine out with a sudden and unsteady light; to emit a dazzling or painfully bright light.
To shine out with gaudy colors; to flaunt; to be offensively bright or showy.
To be exposed to too much light.
To open or spread outwards; to project beyond the


foliated ::: imp. & p. p. --> of Foliate ::: a. --> Having leaves, or leaflike projections; as, a foliated shell.
Containing, or consisting of, foils; as, a foliated arch.
Characterized by being separable into thin plates or


forecast ::: v. t. --> To plan beforehand; to scheme; to project.
To foresee; to calculate beforehand, so as to provide for. ::: v. i. --> To contrive or plan beforehand.


fougasse ::: n. --> A small mine, in the form of a well sunk from the surface of the ground, charged with explosive and projectiles. It is made in a position likely to be occupied by the enemy.

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friend ::: n. --> One who entertains for another such sentiments of esteem, respect, and affection that he seeks his society aud welfare; a wellwisher; an intimate associate; sometimes, an attendant.
One not inimical or hostile; one not a foe or enemy; also, one of the same nation, party, kin, etc., whose friendly feelings may be assumed. The word is some times used as a term of friendly address.
One who looks propitiously on a cause, an institution, a project, and the like; a favorer; a promoter; as, a friend to commerce,


fringe ::: n. --> An ornamental appendage to the border of a piece of stuff, originally consisting of the ends of the warp, projecting beyond the woven fabric; but more commonly made separate and sewed on, consisting sometimes of projecting ends, twisted or plaited together, and sometimes of loose threads of wool, silk, or linen, or narrow strips of leather, or the like.
Something resembling in any respect a fringe; a line of objects along a border or edge; a border; an edging; a margin; a


gagtooth ::: n. --> A projecting tooth.

gargoyle ::: n. --> A spout projecting from the roof gutter of a building, often carved grotesquely.

geranium ::: n. --> A genus of plants having a beaklike tours or receptacle, around which the seed capsules are arranged, and membranous projections, or stipules, at the joints. Most of the species have showy flowers and a pungent odor. Called sometimes crane&

gibbet ::: n. --> A kind of gallows; an upright post with an arm projecting from the top, on which, formerly, malefactors were hanged in chains, and their bodies allowed to remain asa warning.
The projecting arm of a crane, from which the load is suspended; the jib. ::: v. t.


gnomonically ::: adv. --> According to the principles of the gnomonic projection.

goggle ::: v. i. --> To roll the eyes; to stare.
A strained or affected rolling of the eye.
A kind of spectacles with short, projecting eye tubes, in the front end of which are fixed plain glasses for protecting the eyes from cold, dust, etc.
Colored glasses for relief from intense light.
A disk with a small aperture, to direct the sight forward, and cure squinting.


graphics ::: n. --> The art or the science of drawing; esp. of drawing according to mathematical rules, as in perspective, projection, and the like.

groin ::: n. --> The snout of a swine.
The line between the lower part of the abdomen and the thigh, or the region of this line; the inguen.
The projecting solid angle formed by the meeting of two vaults, growing more obtuse as it approaches the summit.
The surface formed by two such vaults.
A frame of woodwork across a beach to accumulate and retain shingle.


guerite ::: n. --> A projecting turret for a sentry, as at the salient angles of works, or the acute angles of bastions.

gunnery ::: n. --> That branch of military science which comprehends the theory of projectiles, and the manner of constructing and using ordnance.

gun ::: --> of Gin ::: n. --> A weapon which throws or propels a missile to a distance; any firearm or instrument for throwing projectiles by the explosion of gunpowder, consisting of a tube or barrel closed at one end, in which the projectile is placed, with an explosive charge behind, which is

gyropigeon ::: n. --> A flying object simulating a pigeon in flight, when projected from a spring trap. It is used as a flying target in shooting matches.

hammerhead ::: n. --> A shark of the genus Sphyrna or Zygaena, having the eyes set on projections from the sides of the head, which gives it a hammer shape. The Sphyrna zygaena is found in the North Atlantic. Called also hammer fish, and balance fish.
A fresh-water fish; the stone-roller.
An African fruit bat (Hypsignathus monstrosus); -- so called from its large blunt nozzle.


haunch ::: n. --> The hip; the projecting region of the lateral parts of the pelvis and the hip joint; the hind part.
Of meats: The leg and loin taken together; as, a haunch of venison.


headland ::: n. --> A cape; a promontory; a point of land projecting into the sea or other expanse of water.
A ridge or strip of unplowed at the ends of furrows, or near a fence.


hemisphere ::: n. --> A half sphere; one half of a sphere or globe, when divided by a plane passing through its center.
Half of the terrestrial globe, or a projection of the same in a map or picture.
The people who inhabit a hemisphere.


hernia ::: n. --> A protrusion, consisting of an organ or part which has escaped from its natural cavity, and projects through some natural or accidental opening in the walls of the latter; as, hernia of the brain, of the lung, or of the bowels. Hernia of the abdominal viscera in most common. Called also rupture.

hersillon ::: n. --> A beam with projecting spikes, used to make a breach impassable.

hip ::: n. --> The projecting region of the lateral parts of one side of the pelvis and the hip joint; the haunch; the huckle.
The external angle formed by the meeting of two sloping sides or skirts of a roof, which have their wall plates running in different directions.
In a bridge truss, the place where an inclined end post meets the top chord.
The fruit of a rosebush, especially of the English dog-rose


hob ::: n. --> The hub of a wheel. See Hub.
The flat projection or iron shelf at the side of a fire grate, where things are put to be kept warm.
A threaded and fluted hardened steel cutter, resembling a tap, used in a lathe for forming the teeth of screw chasers, worm wheels, etc.
A fairy; a sprite; an elf.
A countryman; a rustic; a clown.


holdback ::: n. --> Check; hindrance; restraint; obstacle.
The projection or loop on the thill of a vehicle. to which a strap of the harness is attached, to hold back a carriage when going down hill, or in backing; also, the strap or part of the harness so used.


hood moulding ::: --> A projecting molding over the head of an arch, forming the outermost member of the archivolt; -- called also hood mold.

horn ::: n. --> A hard, projecting, and usually pointed organ, growing upon the heads of certain animals, esp. of the ruminants, as cattle, goats, and the like. The hollow horns of the Ox family consist externally of true horn, and are never shed.
The antler of a deer, which is of bone throughout, and annually shed and renewed.
Any natural projection or excrescence from an animal, resembling or thought to resemble a horn in substance or form; esp.:


horny ::: superl. --> Having horns or hornlike projections.
Composed or made of horn, or of a substance resembling horn; of the nature of horn.
Hard; callous.


hound ::: n. --> A variety of the domestic dog, usually having large, drooping ears, esp. one which hunts game by scent, as the foxhound, bloodhound, deerhound, but also used for various breeds of fleet hunting dogs, as the greyhound, boarhound, etc.
A despicable person.
A houndfish.
Projections at the masthead, serving as a support for the trestletrees and top to rest on.


howitzer ::: n. --> A gun so short that the projectile, which was hollow, could be put in its place by hand; a kind of mortar.
A short, light, largebore cannon, usually having a chamber of smaller diameter than the rest of the bore, and intended to throw large projectiles with comparatively small charges.


hub ::: n. --> The central part, usually cylindrical, of a wheel; the nave. See Illust. of Axle box.
The hilt of a weapon.
A rough protuberance or projecting obstruction; as, a hub in the road. [U.S.] See Hubby.
A goal or mark at which quoits, etc., are cast.
A hardened, engraved steel punch for impressing a device upon a die, used in coining, etc.


huckle ::: n. --> The hip; the haunch.
A bunch or part projecting like the hip.


hydrocorallia ::: n. pl. --> A division of Hydroidea, including those genera that secrete a stony coral, as Millepora and Stylaster. Two forms of zooids in life project from small pores in the coral and resemble those of other hydroids. See Millepora.

hyperapophysis ::: n. --> A lateral and backward-projecting process on the dorsal side of a vertebra.

Impersonalistic Idealism identifies ontological reality essentially with non-conscious spiritual principle, unconscious psychic agency, pure thought, impersonal or "pure" consciousness, pure Ego, subconscious Will, impersonal logical Mind, etc. Personalistic Idealism characterizes concrete reality as personal selfhood, i.e., as possessing self-consciousness. With respect to the relation of the Absolute or World-Ground (s.) to finite selves or centers of consciousness, varying degrees of unity or separateness are posited. The extreme doctrines are radical monism and radical pluralism. Monistic Idealism (pantheistic Idealism) teaches that the finite self is a part, mode, aspect, moment, appearance or projection of the One. Pluralistic Idealism defends both the inner privacy of the finite self and its relative freedom from direct or causal dependence upon the One. With respect to Cosmology, pure idealism is either subjective or objective. Subjective Idealism (acosmism) holds that Nature is merely the projection of the finite mind, and has no external, real existence. (The term "Subjective Idealism" is also used for the view that the ontologically real consists of subjects, i.e., possessors of experience.) Objective Idealism identifies an externally real Nature with the thought or activity of the World Mind, (In Germany the term "Objective Idealism" is commonly identified with the view that finite minds are parts -- modes, moments, projections. appearances, members -- of the Absolute Mind.) Epistemological Idealism derives metaphysical idealism from the identificition of objects with ideas. In its nominalistic form the claim is made that "To be is to be perceived." From the standpoint of rationalism it is argued that there can be no Object without a Subject. Subjects, relations, sensations, and feelings are mental; and since no other type of analogy remains by which to characterize a non-mental thing-in-itself, pure idealism follows as the only possible view of Being.

impresario ::: n. --> The projector, manager, or conductor, of an opera or concert company.

infrastapedial ::: a. --> Of or pertaining to a part of the columella of the ear, which in many animals projects below the connection with the stapes. ::: n. --> The infrastapedial part of the columella.

In its nature and law the Overmind is a delegate of the Supermind Consciousness, its delegate to the Ignorance. Or we might speak of it as a protective double, a screen of dissimilar similarity through which Supermind can act indirectly on an Ignorance whose darkness could not bear or receive the direct impact of a supreme Light. Even, it is by the projection of this luminous Overmind corona that the diffusion of a diminished light in the Ignorance and the throwing of that contrary shadow which swallows up in itself all light, the Inconscience, became at all possible. For Supermind transmits to Overmind all its realities, but leaves it to formulate them in a movement and according to an awareness of things which is still a vision of Truth and yet at the same time a first parent of the Ignorance. A line divides Supermind and Overmind which permits a free transmission, allows the lower Power to derive from the higher Power all it holds or sees, but automatically compels a transitional change in the passage. The integrality of the Supermind keeps always the essential truth of things, the total truth and the truth of its individual self-determinations clearly knit together; it maintains in them an inseparable unity and between them a close interpenetration and a free and full consciousness of each other: but in Overmind this integrality is no longer there. And yet the Overmind is well aware of the essential Truth of things; it embraces the totality; it uses the individual self-determinations without being limited by them: but although it knows their oneness, can realise it in a spiritual cognition, yet its dynamic movement, even while relying on that for its security, is not directly determined by it. Overmind Energy proceeds through an illimitable capacity of separation and combination of the powers and aspects of the integral and indivisible all-comprehending Unity. It takes each Aspect or Power and gives to it an independent action in which it acquires a full separate importance and is able to work out, we might say, its own world of creation. Purusha and Prakriti, Conscious Soul and executive Force of Nature, are in the supramental harmony a two-aspected single truth, being and dynamis of the Reality; there can be no disequilibrium or predominance of one over the other. In Overmind we have the origin of the cleavage, the trenchant distinction made by the philosophy of the Sankhyas in which they appear as two independent entities, Prakriti able to dominate Purusha and cloud its freedom and power, reducing it to a witness and recipient of her forms and actions, Purusha able to return to its separate existence and abide in a free self-sovereignty by rejection of her original overclouding material principle. So with the other aspects or powers of the Divine Reality, One and Many, Divine Personality and Divine Impersonality, and the rest; each is still an aspect and power of the one Reality, but each is empowered to act as an independent entity in the whole, arrive at the fullness of the possibilities of its separate expression and develop the dynamic consequences of that separateness. At the same time in Overmind this separateness is still founded on the basis of an implicit underlying unity; all possibilities of combination and relation between the separated Powers and Aspects, all interchanges and mutualities of their energies are freely organised and their actuality always possible.

intermediary ::: a. --> Lying, coming, or done, between; intermediate; as, an intermediary project. ::: n. --> One who, or that which, is intermediate; an interagent; a go-between.

Introjection: (Lat. intro. within + jacere, to throw) In Epistemology, theory of the knowledge process, that objects of knowledge are represented in consciousness by images. A name given by R. Avenarius (1843-1896) to the doctrine of perception which he rejected. The doctrine of representative perception. In psychology, the ascription to material objects of some of the properties of life. More specifically, in psycho-analysis, the act of absorbing other personalities into one's own, of assuming that external events are internal. Opposite of: projection. -- J.K.F.

intuition ::: direct perception of truth, fact, etc., independent of any reasoning process. intuition"s, intuitions, half-intuition.

Sri Aurobindo: "Intuition is a power of consciousness nearer and more intimate to the original knowledge by identity; for it is always something that leaps out direct from a concealed identity. It is when the consciousness of the subject meets with the consciousness in the object, penetrates it and sees, feels or vibrates with the truth of what it contacts, that the intuition leaps out like a spark or lightning-flash from the shock of the meeting; or when the consciousness, even without any such meeting, looks into itself and feels directly and intimately the truth or the truths that are there or so contacts the hidden forces behind appearances, then also there is the outbreak of an intuitive light; or, again, when the consciousness meets the Supreme Reality or the spiritual reality of things and beings and has a contactual union with it, then the spark, the flash or the blaze of intimate truth-perception is lit in its depths. This close perception is more than sight, more than conception: it is the result of a penetrating and revealing touch which carries in it sight and conception as part of itself or as its natural consequence. A concealed or slumbering identity, not yet recovering itself, still remembers or conveys by the intuition its own contents and the intimacy of its self-feeling and self-vision of things, its light of truth, its overwhelming and automatic certitude.” *The Life Divine

   "Intuition is always an edge or ray or outleap of a superior light; it is in us a projecting blade, edge or point of a far-off supermind light entering into and modified by some intermediate truth-mind substance above us and, so modified, again entering into and very much blinded by our ordinary or ignorant mind-substance; but on that higher level to which it is native its light is unmixed and therefore entirely and purely veridical, and its rays are not separated but connected or massed together in a play of waves of what might almost be called in the Sanskrit poetic figure a sea or mass of ``stable lightnings"". When this original or native Intuition begins to descend into us in answer to an ascension of our consciousness to its level or as a result of our finding of a clear way of communication with it, it may continue to come as a play of lightning-flashes, isolated or in constant action; but at this stage the judgment of reason becomes quite inapplicable, it can only act as an observer or registrar understanding or recording the more luminous intimations, judgments and discriminations of the higher power. To complete or verify an isolated intuition or discriminate its nature, its application, its limitations, the receiving consciousness must rely on another completing intuition or be able to call down a massed intuition capable of putting all in place. For once the process of the change has begun, a complete transmutation of the stuff and activities of the mind into the substance, form and power of Intuition is imperative; until then, so long as the process of consciousness depends upon the lower intelligence serving or helping out or using the intuition, the result can only be a survival of the mixed Knowledge-Ignorance uplifted or relieved by a higher light and force acting in its parts of Knowledge.” *The Life Divine

  "I use the word ‘intuition" for want of a better. In truth, it is a makeshift and inadequate to the connotation demanded of it. The same has to be said of the word ‘consciousness" and many others which our poverty compels us to extend illegitimately in their significance.” *The Life Divine - Sri Aurobindo"s footnote.

"For intuition is an edge of light thrust out by the secret Supermind. . . .” The Life Divine

". . . intuition is born of a direct awareness while intellect is an indirect action of a knowledge which constructs itself with difficulty out of the unknown from signs and indications and gathered data.” The Life Divine

"Intuition is above illumined Mind which is simply higher Mind raised to a great luminosity and more open to modified forms of intuition and inspiration.” Letters on Yoga

"Intuition sees the truth of things by a direct inner contact, not like the ordinary mental intelligence by seeking and reaching out for indirect contacts through the senses etc. But the limitation of the Intuition as compared with the supermind is that it sees things by flashes, point by point, not as a whole. Also in coming into the mind it gets mixed with the mental movement and forms a kind of intuitive mind activity which is not the pure truth, but something in between the higher Truth and the mental seeking. It can lead the consciousness through a sort of transitional stage and that is practically its function.” Letters on Yoga


“Intuition is always an edge or ray or outleap of a superior light; it is in us a projecting blade, edge or point of a far-off supermind light entering into and modified by some intermediate truth-mind substance above us and, so modified, again entering into and very much blinded by our ordinary or ignorant mind-substance; but on that higher level to which it is native its light is unmixed and therefore entirely and purely veridical, and its rays are not separated but connected or massed together in a play of waves of what might almost be called in the Sanskrit poetic figure a sea or mass of ``stable lightnings’’. When this original or native Intuition begins to descend into us in answer to an ascension of our consciousness to its level or as a result of our finding of a clear way of communication with it, it may continue to come as a play of lightning-flashes, isolated or in constant action; but at this stage the judgment of reason becomes quite inapplicable, it can only act as an observer or registrar understanding or recording the more luminous intimations, judgments and discriminations of the higher power. To complete or verify an isolated intuition or discriminate its nature, its application, its limitations, the receiving consciousness must rely on another completing intuition or be able to call down a massed intuition capable of putting all in place. For once the process of the change has begun, a complete transmutation of the stuff and activities of the mind into the substance, form and power of Intuition is imperative; until then, so long as the process of consciousness depends upon the lower intelligence serving or helping out or using the intuition, the result can only be a survival of the mixed Knowledge-Ignorance uplifted or relieved by a higher light and force acting in its parts of Knowledge.” The Life Divine

Intuition is always an edge or ray or outleap of a superior light; it is in us a projecting blade, edge or point of a far-off supermind light entering into andmodified by some intermediate truth-mind substance above us and, so modified, again entering into and very much blinded by our ordinary or ignorant mind substance; but on that higher level to which it is native its light is unmixed and th
   refore entirely and purely veridical, and its rays are not separated but connected or massed together in a play of waves of what might almost be called in the Sanskrit poetic figure a sea or mass of stable lightnings.
   Ref: CWSA Vol. 21-22, Page: 983


inutility ::: n. --> Uselessness; the quality of being unprofitable; unprofitableness; as, the inutility of vain speculations and visionary projects.

jetty ::: a. --> Made of jet, or like jet in color. ::: n. --> A part of a building that jets or projects beyond the rest, and overhangs the wall below.
A wharf or pier extending from the shore.
A structure of wood or stone extended into the sea to html{color:


Jhumur: “It is the very principle of life which is a projection and emanation of the Divine Force. Wings symbolise freedom of movement joining various planes and the coming down of the Angel bringing the divine principles with her.”

jib ::: v. i. --> A triangular sail set upon a stay or halyard extending from the foremast or fore-topmast to the bowsprit or the jib boom. Large vessels often carry several jibe; as, inner jib; outer jib; flying jib; etc.
The projecting arm of a crane, from which the load is suspended.
To move restively backward or sidewise, -- said of a horse; to balk.


Jodl, Friedrich: (1848-1914) His central interest was research in the field of ethics; engaged in developing a humanistic and naturalistic ethic. Made his most notable contribution in the history of ethical theories. Following the positivists Feuerbach, Comte and Mill, he projected a new religion of national culture. Main works: Gesch. der Ethik, 1906; Wissensch u. Religion, 1909; Der Monismus u.d. Kulturprobleme, 1911. -- H.H.

jutted ::: extended outward or upward beyond the limits of the main body; projected; protruded.

jutting ::: p. pr. & vb. n. --> of Jut ::: a. --> Projecting, as corbels, cornices, etc.

jutty ::: n. --> A projection in a building; also, a pier or mole; a jetty. ::: v. t. & i. --> To project beyond.

jut ::: v. i. --> To shoot out or forward; to project beyond the main body; as, the jutting part of a building.
To butt. ::: n. --> That which projects or juts; a projection.
A shove; a push.


kerned ::: imp. & p. p. --> of Kern ::: a. --> Having part of the face projecting beyond the body or shank; -- said of type.

kern ::: n. --> A light-armed foot soldier of the ancient militia of Ireland and Scotland; -- distinguished from gallowglass, and often used as a term of contempt.
Any kind of boor or low-lived person.
An idler; a vagabond.
A part of the face of a type which projects beyond the body, or shank.
A churn.


keystone ::: n. --> The central or topmost stone of an arch. This in some styles is made different in size from the other voussoirs, or projects, or is decorated with carving. See Illust. of Arch.

knobbing ::: n. --> Rough dressing by knocking off knobs or projections.

knop ::: n. --> A knob; a bud; a bunch; a button.
Any boldly projecting sculptured ornament; esp., the ornamental termination of a pinnacle, and then synonymous with finial; -- called also knob, and knosp.


knurl ::: n. --> A contorted knot in wood; a crossgrained protuberance; a nodule; a boss or projection.
One who, or that which, is crossgrained. ::: v. t. --> To provide with ridges, to assist the grasp, as in the edge of a flat knob, or coin; to mill.


labiate ::: v. t. --> To labialize. ::: a. --> Having the limb of a tubular corolla or calyx divided into two unequal parts, one projecting over the other like the lips of a mouth, as in the snapdragon, sage, and catnip.
Belonging to a natural order of plants (Labiatae), of


launched ::: started (a person, project, etc.) off on a course.

launch ::: v. i. --> To throw, as a lance or dart; to hurl; to let fly.
To strike with, or as with, a lance; to pierce.
To cause to move or slide from the land into the water; to set afloat; as, to launch a ship.
To send out; to start (one) on a career; to set going; to give a start to (something); to put in operation; as, to launch a son in the world; to launch a business project or enterprise.
To move with force and swiftness like a sliding from the


ledge ::: n. --> A shelf on which articles may be laid; also, that which resembles such a shelf in form or use, as a projecting ridge or part, or a molding or edge in joinery.
A shelf, ridge, or reef, of rocks.
A layer or stratum.
A lode; a limited mass of rock bearing valuable mineral.
A piece of timber to support the deck, placed athwartship between beams.


ligule ::: n. --> The thin and scarious projection from the upper end of the sheath of a leaf of grass.
A strap-shaped corolla of flowers of Compositae.
A band of white matter in the wall of fourth ventricle of the brain.


linch ::: n. --> A ledge; a right-angled projection.

lip ::: n. --> One of the two fleshy folds which surround the orifice of the mouth in man and many other animals. In man the lips are organs of speech essential to certain articulations. Hence, by a figure they denote the mouth, or all the organs of speech, and sometimes speech itself.
An edge of an opening; a thin projecting part of anything; a kind of short open spout; as, the lip of a vessel.
The sharp cutting edge on the end of an auger.


Lipps, Theodor: (1851-1914) Eminent German philosopher and psychologist. The study of optical illusions led him to his theory of empathy. Starts with the presupposition that every aesthetic object represents a living being, and calls the psychic state which we experience when we project ourselves into the life of such an object, an empathy (Einfühlung) or "fellow-feeling". He applied this principle consistently to all the arts. The empathic act is not simply kinaesthetic inference but has exclusively objective reference. Being a peculiar source of knowledge about other egos, it is a blend of inference and intuition. Main works: Psychol. Studien, 1885; Grundzüge d. Logik, 1893; Die ethische Grundfragen, 1899; Aesthetik, 2 vols., 1903-06; Philos. u. Wirklichkeit, 1908; Psychol. Untersuch., 2 vols., 1907-12. -- H.H.

lobe ::: n. --> Any projection or division, especially one of a somewhat rounded form
A rounded projection or division of a leaf.
A membranous flap on the sides of the toes of certain birds, as the coot.
A round projecting part of an organ, as of the liver, lungs, brain, etc. See Illust. of Brain.
The projecting part of a cam wheel or of a non-circular gear


lotus ::: any aquatic plant of the genus Nelumbo, of the water lily family, having shieldlike leaves and showy, solitary flowers usually projecting above the water. lotuses, lotus-bud, lotus-cup, lotus-heart, lotus-leaf, lotus-pools, lotus-throne.

lug ::: n. --> The ear, or its lobe.
That which projects like an ear, esp. that by which anything is supported, carried, or grasped, or to which a support is fastened; an ear; as, the lugs of a kettle; the lugs of a founder&


lump ::: n. --> A small mass of matter of irregular shape; an irregular or shapeless mass; as, a lump of coal; a lump of iron ore.
A mass or aggregation of things.
A projection beneath the breech end of a gun barrel. ::: v. i. --> To throw into a mass; to unite in a body or sum without


lyrie ::: n. --> A European fish (Peristethus cataphractum), having the body covered with bony plates, and having three spines projecting in front of the nose; -- called also noble, pluck, pogge, sea poacher, and armed bullhead.

machicolation ::: n. --> An opening between the corbels which support a projecting parapet, or in the floor of a gallery or the roof of a portal, shooting or dropping missiles upen assailants attacking the base of the walls. Also, the construction of such defenses, in general, when of this character. See Illusts. of Battlement and Castle.
The act of discharging missiles or pouring burning or melted substances upon assailants through such apertures.


Madhav: “… the perfect beings—the archetypes that project themselves in the form of Ideals on the mental horizons of man….” Readings in Savitri Vol. I.

malleolus ::: n. --> A projection at the distal end of each bone of the leg at the ankle joint. The malleolus of the tibia is the internal projection, that of the fibula the external.
" A layer, " a shoot partly buried in the ground, and there cut halfway through.


manufacturing ::: p. pr. & vb. n. --> of Manufacture ::: a. --> Employed, or chiefly employed, in manufacture; as, a manufacturing community; a manufacturing town.
Pertaining to manufacture; as, manufacturing projects.


maya. ::: "that which is not"; "that which does not exist"; the superimposition without beginning; the illusion; the illusive power of Brahman that makes the false appearance of the unreal world appear to be real; illusory creation; the veiling and the projecting power of the universe; time and space; doubt; the sense-world of manifold phenomena which conceals the unity of absolute being &

mesognathous ::: a. --> Having the jaws slightly projecting; between prognathous and orthognathous. See Gnathic index, under Gnathic.

metacromion ::: n. --> A process projecting backward and downward from the acromion of the scapula of some mammals.

metapophysis ::: n. --> A tubercle projecting from the anterior articular processes of some vertebr/; a mammillary process.

minaret ::: n. --> A slender, lofty tower attached to a mosque and surrounded by one or more projecting balconies, from which the summon to prayer is cried by the muezzin.

minaret (s) ::: a tall slender tower attached to a mosque, having one or more projecting balconies from which a muezzin summons the people to prayer.

mind ::: Sri Aurobindo: "The ‘Mind" in the ordinary use of the word covers indiscriminately the whole consciousness, for man is a mental being and mentalises everything; but in the language of this yoga the words ‘mind" and ‘mental" are used to connote specially the part of the nature which has to do with cognition and intelligence, with ideas, with mental or thought perceptions, the reactions of thought to things, with the truly mental movements and formations, mental vision and will, etc., that are part of his intelligence.” *Letters on Yoga

"Mind in its essence is a consciousness which measures, limits, cuts out forms of things from the indivisible whole and contains them as if each were a separate integer.” The Life Divine

"Mind is an instrument of analysis and synthesis, but not of essential knowledge. Its function is to cut out something vaguely from the unknown Thing in itself and call this measurement or delimitation of it the whole, and again to analyse the whole into its parts which it regards as separate mental objects.” The Life Divine

"The mind proper is divided into three parts — thinking Mind, dynamic Mind, externalising Mind — the former concerned with ideas and knowledge in their own right, the second with the putting out of mental forces for realisation of the idea, the third with the expression of them in life (not only by speech, but by any form it can give).” Letters on Yoga

"The difference between the ordinary mind and the intuitive is that the former, seeking in the darkness or at most by its own unsteady torchlight, first, sees things only as they are presented in that light and, secondly, where it does not know, constructs by imagination, by uncertain inference, by others of its aids and makeshifts things which it readily takes for truth, shadow projections, cloud edifices, unreal prolongations, deceptive anticipations, possibilities and probabilities which do duty for certitudes. The intuitive mind constructs nothing in this artificial fashion, but makes itself a receiver of the light and allows the truth to manifest in it and organise its own constructions.” The Synthesis of Yoga

"He [man] has in him not a single mentality, but a double and a triple, the mind material and nervous, the pure intellectual mind which liberates itself from the illusions of the body and the senses, and a divine mind above intellect which in its turn liberates itself from the imperfect modes of the logically discriminative and imaginative reason.” The Synthesis of Yoga

"Our mind is an observer of actuals, an inventor or discoverer of possibilities, but not a seer of the occult imperatives that necessitate the movements and forms of a creation. . . .” *The Life Divine

"The human mind is an instrument not of truth but of ignorance and error.” Letters on Yoga

"For Mind as we know it is a power of the Ignorance seeking for Truth, groping with difficulty to find it, reaching only mental constructions and representations of it in word and idea, in mind formations, sense formations, — as if bright or shadowy photographs or films of a distant Reality were all that it could achieve.” The Life Divine

The Mother: "The true role of the mind is the formation and organization of action. The mind has a formative and organizing power, and it is that which puts the different elements of inspiration in order for action, for organizing action. And if it would only confine itself to that role, receiving inspirations — whether from above or from the mystic centre of the soul — and simply formulating the plan of action — in broad outline or in minute detail, for the smallest things of life or the great terrestrial organizations — it would amply fulfil its function. It is not an instrument of knowledge. But is can use knowledge for action, to organize action. It is an instrument of organization and formation, very powerful and very capable when it is well developed.” Questions and Answers 1956, MCW Vol. 8.*


mirage ::: n. --> An optical effect, sometimes seen on the ocean, but more frequently in deserts, due to total reflection of light at the surface common to two strata of air differently heated. The reflected image is seen, commonly in an inverted position, while the real object may or may not be in sight. When the surface is horizontal, and below the eye, the appearance is that of a sheet of water in which the object is seen reflected; when the reflecting surface is above the eye, the image is seen projected against the sky. The fata Morgana and looming are

miserere ::: n. --> The psalm usually appointed for penitential acts, being the 50th psalm in the Latin version. It commences with the word miserere.
A musical composition adapted to the 50th psalm.
A small projecting boss or bracket, on the under side of the hinged seat of a church stall (see Stall). It was intended, the seat being turned up, to give some support to a worshiper when standing. Called also misericordia.


missile ::: a. --> Capable of being thrown; adapted for hurling or to be projected from the hand, or from any instrument or rngine, so as to strike an object at a distance. ::: n. --> A weapon thrown or projected or intended to be projcted, as a lance, an arrow, or a bullet.

module ::: n. --> A model or measure.
The size of some one part, as the diameter of semi-diameter of the base of a shaft, taken as a unit of measure by which the proportions of the other parts of the composition are regulated. Generally, for columns, the semi-diameter is taken, and divided into a certain number of parts, called minutes (see Minute), though often the diameter is taken, and any dimension is said to be so many modules and minutes in height, breadth, or projection.


mutule ::: n. --> A projecting block worked under the corona of the Doric corice, in the same situation as the modillion of the Corinthian and Composite orders. See Illust. of Gutta.

muzzle ::: the forward, projecting part of the head of certain animals, such as dogs, including the mouth, nose, and jaws; the snout.

muzzle ::: v. i. --> The projecting mouth and nose of a quadruped, as of a horse; a snout.
The mouth of a thing; the end for entrance or discharge; as, the muzzle of a gun.
A fastening or covering (as a band or cage) for the mouth of an animal, to prevent eating or vicious biting.
To bring the mouth or muzzle near.


narwhal ::: n. --> An arctic cetacean (Monodon monocerous), about twenty feet long. The male usually has one long, twisted, pointed canine tooth, or tusk projecting forward from the upper jaw like a horn, whence it is called also sea unicorn, unicorn fish, and unicorn whale. Sometimes two horns are developed, side by side.

neck ::: n. --> The part of an animal which connects the head and the trunk, and which, in man and many other animals, is more slender than the trunk.
Any part of an inanimate object corresponding to or resembling the neck of an animal
The long slender part of a vessel, as a retort, or of a fruit, as a gourd.
A long narrow tract of land projecting from the main body, or


nib ::: n. --> A small and pointed thing or part; a point; a prong.
The bill or beak of a bird; the neb.
The points of a pen; also, the pointed part of a pen; a short pen adapted for insertion in a holder.
One of the handles which project from a scythe snath; also, [Prov. Eng.], the shaft of a wagon. ::: v. t.


nicker ::: v. t. --> One of the night brawlers of London formerly noted for breaking windows with half-pence.
The cutting lip which projects downward at the edge of a boring bit and cuts a circular groove in the wood to limit the size of the hole that is bored.


nipple ::: n. --> The protuberance through which milk is drawn from the breast or mamma; the mammilla; a teat; a pap.
The orifice at which any animal liquid, as the oil from an oil bag, is discharged.
Any small projection or article in which there is an orifice for discharging a fluid, or for other purposes; as, the nipple of a nursing bottle; the nipple of a percussion lock, or that part on which the cap is put and through which the fire passes to the charge.


nose ::: n. --> The prominent part of the face or anterior extremity of the head containing the nostrils and olfactory cavities; the olfactory organ. See Nostril, and Olfactory organ under Olfactory.
The power of smelling; hence, scent.
A projecting end or beak at the front of an object; a snout; a nozzle; a spout; as, the nose of a bellows; the nose of a teakettle. ::: v. t.


nosing ::: p. pr. & vb. n. --> of Nose ::: n. --> That part of the treadboard of a stair which projects over the riser; hence, any like projection, as the projecting edge of a molding.

nozzle ::: n. --> The nose; the snout; hence, the projecting vent of anything; as, the nozzle of a bellows.
A short tube, usually tapering, forming the vent of a hose or pipe.
A short outlet, or inlet, pipe projecting from the end or side of a hollow vessel, as a steam-engine cylinder or a steam boiler.


olecranon ::: n. --> The large process at the proximal end of the ulna which projects behind the articulation with the humerus and forms the bony prominence of the elbow.

omosternum ::: n. --> The anterior element of the sternum which projects forward from between the clavicles in many batrachians and is usually tipped with cartilage.
In many mammals, an interarticular cartilage, or bone, between the sternum and the clavicle.


One may say that these are projections of the Jivatman put there to uphold Prakriti on the various levels of the being. The Upa- nishad speaks also of a Supramental and a Bliss Purusha, and if the Supramental and the Bliss Nature were organised in the evolution on earth, we could become aware of them upholding the movements here.

orillon ::: n. --> A semicircular projection made at the shoulder of a bastion for the purpose of covering the retired flank, -- found in old fortresses.

orthographically ::: adv. --> In an orthographical manner
according to the rules of proper spelling
according to orthographic projection.


orthography ::: n. --> The art or practice of writing words with the proper letters, according to standard usage; conventionally correct spelling; also, mode of spelling; as, his orthography is vicious.
The part of grammar which treats of the letters, and of the art of spelling words correctly.
A drawing in correct projection, especially an elevation or a vertical section.


outjet ::: n. --> That which jets out or projects from anything.

outrigger ::: n. --> Any spar or projecting timber run out for temporary use, as from a ship&

outstand ::: v. i. --> To stand out, or project, from a surface or mass; hence, to remain standing out. ::: v. t. --> To resist effectually; to withstand; to sustain without yielding.
To stay beyond.


overhang ::: v. t. --> To impend or hang over.
To hang over; to jut or project over. ::: v. i. --> To jut over. ::: n.


overwhelm ::: v. t. --> To cover over completely, as by a great wave; to overflow and bury beneath; to ingulf; hence, figuratively, to immerse and bear down; to overpower; to crush; to bury; to oppress, etc., overpoweringly.
To project or impend over threateningly.
To cause to surround, to cover. ::: n.


palanquin ::: n. --> An inclosed carriage or litter, commonly about eight feet long, four feet wide, and four feet high, borne on the shoulders of men by means of two projecting poles, -- used in India, China, etc., for the conveyance of a single person from place to place.

palate ::: n. --> The roof of the mouth.
Relish; taste; liking; -- a sense originating in the mistaken notion that the palate is the organ of taste.
Fig.: Mental relish; intellectual taste.
A projection in the throat of such flowers as the snapdragon. ::: v. t.


papilla ::: n. --> Any minute nipplelike projection; as, the papillae of the tongue.

passegarde ::: n. --> A ridge or projecting edge on a shoulder piece to turn the blow of a lance or other weapon from the joint of the armor.

pecten ::: n. --> A vascular pigmented membrane projecting into the vitreous humor within the globe of the eye in birds, and in many reptiles and fishes; -- also called marsupium.
The pubic bone.
Any species of bivalve mollusks of the genus Pecten, and numerous allied genera (family Pectinidae); a scallop. See Scallop.
The comb of a scorpion. See Comb, 4 (b).


pendent ::: a. --> Supported from above; suspended; depending; pendulous; hanging; as, a pendent leaf.
Jutting over; projecting; overhanging.


perfoliate ::: a. --> Having the basal part produced around the stem; -- said of leaves which the stem apparently passes directory through.
Surrounded by a circle of hairs, or projections of any kind.


persevere ::: v. i. --> To persist in any business or enterprise undertaken; to pursue steadily any project or course begun; to maintain a purpose in spite of counter influences, opposition, or discouragement; not to give or abandon what is undertaken.

phenakistoscope ::: n. --> A revolving disk on which figures drawn in different relative attitudes are seen successively, so as to produce the appearance of an object in actual motion, as an animal leaping, etc., in consequence of the persistence of the successive visual impressions of the retina. It is often arranged so that the figures may be projected upon a screen.

pier ::: n. --> Any detached mass of masonry, whether insulated or supporting one side of an arch or lintel, as of a bridge; the piece of wall between two openings.
Any additional or auxiliary mass of masonry used to stiffen a wall. See Buttress.
A projecting wharf or landing place.


pig-jawed ::: a. --> Having the upper jaw projecting beyond the lower, with the upper incisors in advance of the lower; -- said of dogs.

pilaster ::: n. --> An upright architectural member right-angled in plan, constructionally a pier (See Pier, 1 (b)), but architecturally corresponding to a column, having capital, shaft, and base to agree with those of the columns of the same order. In most cases the projection from the wall is one third of its width, or less.

piper ::: n. --> See Pepper.
One who plays on a pipe, or the like, esp. on a bagpipe.
A common European gurnard (Trigla lyra), having a large head, with prominent nasal projection, and with large, sharp, opercular spines.
A sea urchin (Goniocidaris hystrix) having very long spines, native of both the American and European coasts.


plan ::: a. --> A draught or form; properly, a representation drawn on a plane, as a map or a chart; especially, a top view, as of a machine, or the representation or delineation of a horizontal section of anything, as of a building; a graphic representation; a diagram.
A scheme devised; a method of action or procedure expressed or described in language; a project; as, the plan of a constitution; the plan of an expedition.
A method; a way of procedure; a custom.


PLANES. ::: If we regard the gmdatton of worlds or planes as a whole, we see them as a great connected complex move- ment ; the higher precipitate their influences on the lower, the lotver react to the higher and develop or manifest in themselves within their own formula something that corresponds to the superior power and its action. The material world has evolved life in obedience to a pressure from the vital plane, mind in obedience to a pressure from the mental plane. It is now trying to evolve supermind in obedica^ to a pressure from the supra- mental plane. In more detail, particular forces, movements, powers, beings of a higher world can throw themselves on the lower to establish appropriate and corresponding forms which will connect them with the material domain and, as it were, reproduce or project their action here. And each thing created here has, supporting it, subtler envelopes or forms of itself which make it subsist and connect it with forces acting from above. Man, for instance, has, besides his gross physical body, subtler sheaths or bodies by which he lives behind the s’eil in direct connection with suprapbysical planes of consciousness and can be influenced by their powers, movements and beings. What takes place in life has always behind it pie-existeni movements and forms in the occult vital planes ; what takes place in mind presupposes prc-cxistcnt movements and forms in the occult mental planes. That is an aspect of things which becomes more and more evident, insistent and important, the more we progress in a dynamic yoga.

planner ::: n. --> One who plans; a projector.

planted ::: imp. & p. p. --> of Plant ::: a. --> Fixed in place, as a projecting member wrought on a separate piece of stuff; as, a planted molding.

platband ::: n. --> A border of flowers in a garden, along a wall or a parterre; hence, a border.
A flat molding, or group of moldings, the width of which much exceeds its projection, as the face of an architrave.
A list or fillet between the flutings of a column.


point-blank ::: n. --> The white spot on a target, at which an arrow or other missile is aimed.
With all small arms, the second point in which the natural line of sight, when horizontal, cuts the trajectory.
With artillery, the point where the projectile first strikes the horizontal plane on which the gun stands, the axis of the piece being horizontal. html{color:


pollicate ::: a. --> Having a curved projection or spine on the inner side of a leg joint; -- said of insects.

porch ::: n. --> A covered and inclosed entrance to a building, whether taken from the interior, and forming a sort of vestibule within the main wall, or projecting without and with a separate roof. Sometimes the porch is large enough to serve as a covered walk. See also Carriage porch, under Carriage, and Loggia.
A portico; a covered walk.


postclavicle ::: n. --> A bone in the pectoral girdle of many fishes projecting backward from the clavicle.

prakamya ::: a heightened power of mind and senses by which the prakamya consciousness can exceed the limits normally imposed by the body and project itself into other persons and objects to know what is in them, one of the two siddhis of knowledge whose combination constitutes telepathy. pr prakamya akamya trik trikaladrsti

praxinoscope ::: n. --> An instrument, similar to the phenakistoscope, for presenting to view, or projecting upon a screen, images the natural motions of real objects.

prickle ::: n. --> A little prick; a small, sharp point; a fine, sharp process or projection, as from the skin of an animal, the bark of a plant, etc.; a spine.
A kind of willow basket; -- a term still used in some branches of trade.
A sieve of filberts, -- about fifty pounds. ::: v. t.


pro- ::: --> A prefix signifying before, in front, forth, for, in behalf of, in place of, according to; as, propose, to place before; proceed, to go before or forward; project, to throw forward; prologue, part spoken before (the main piece); propel, prognathous; provide, to look out for; pronoun, a word instead of a noun; proconsul, a person acting in place of a consul; proportion, arrangement according to parts.

process ::: n. --> The act of proceeding; continued forward movement; procedure; progress; advance.
A series of actions, motions, or occurrences; progressive act or transaction; continuous operation; normal or actual course or procedure; regular proceeding; as, the process of vegetation or decomposition; a chemical process; processes of nature.
A statement of events; a narrative.
Any marked prominence or projecting part, especially of a


prognathism ::: n. --> Projection of the jaws.

prognathous ::: a. --> Having the jaws projecting beyond the upper part of the face; -- opposed to orthognathous. See Gnathic index, under Gnathic.

Projection ::: In Psychoanalytic Theory, the defense mechanism whereby we transfer or project our feelings about one person onto another.

Projection: (Lat. projectio, from projicere, to throw forward) The mental act of attributing to sensations or sense qualia, an external and independent existence. The projection theory of Condillac and other sensationalists (see Sensationalism) asserts that sensations are first experienced as subjective states and are subsequently externalized by a special act of mind. Helmholtz restricted projection to spatial projection (the localization of sensations in space at a certain distance from the body) but the more general usage is preferable. -- L.W.

Projective Techniques ::: A generic term for the psychological procedures used to measure personality which rely on ambiguous stimuli.

Project method: An education method which makes use of practical activities, organizing the scholastic work of the child about complex enterprises, such as making a garden, planning a circus. -- J.E.B.

projet ::: n. --> A plan proposed; a draft of a proposed measure; a project.

prominent ::: a. --> Standing out, or projecting, beyond the line surface of something; jutting; protuberant; in high relief; as, a prominent figure on a vase.
Hence; Distinctly manifest; likely to attract attention from its size or position; conspicuous; as, a prominent feature of the face; a prominent building.
Eminent; distinguished above others; as, a prominent character.


promontory ::: n. --> A high point of land or rock projecting into the sea beyond the line of coast; a headland; a high cape.
A projecting part. Especially: (a) The projecting angle of the ventral side of the sacrum where it joins the last lumbar vertebra. (b) A prominence on the inner wall of the tympanum of the ear.


pronged ::: a. --> Having prongs or projections like the tines of a fork; as, a three-pronged fork.

prong ::: n. --> A sharp-pointed instrument.
The tine of a fork, or of a similar instrument; as, a fork of two or three prongs.
A sharp projection, as of an antler.
The fang of a tooth.


prosiliency ::: n. --> The act of leaping forth or forward; projection.

protrude ::: v. t. --> To thrust forward; to drive or force along.
To thrust out, as through a narrow orifice or from confinement; to cause to come forth. ::: v. i. --> To shoot out or forth; to be thrust forward; to extend beyond a limit; to project.


pseudopod ::: n. --> Any protoplasmic filament or irregular process projecting from any unicellular organism, or from any animal or plant call.
A rhizopod.


public-spirited ::: a. --> Having, or exercising, a disposition to advance the interest of the community or public; as, public-spirited men.
Dictated by a regard to public good; as, a public-spirited project or measure.


radial ::: a. --> Of or pertaining to a radius or ray; consisting of, or like, radii or rays; radiated; as, (Bot.) radial projections; (Zool.) radial vessels or canals; (Anat.) the radial artery.

radiolaria ::: n. pl. --> Order of rhizopods, usually having a siliceous skeleton, or shell, and sometimes radiating spicules. The pseudopodia project from the body like rays. It includes the polycystines. See Polycystina.

ramus ::: n. --> A branch; a projecting part or prominent process; a ramification.

realize ::: v. t. --> To make real; to convert from the imaginary or fictitious into the actual; to bring into concrete existence; to effectuate; to accomplish; as, to realize a scheme or project.
To cause to seem real; to impress upon the mind as actual; to feel vividly or strongly; to make one&


relief ::: 1. Projection of a figure or part from the ground or plane on which it is formed, as in sculpture or similar work. 2. Prominence, distinctness or vividness of outline due to contrast of colour.

resistance ::: n. --> The act of resisting; opposition, passive or active.
The quality of not yielding to force or external pressure; that power of a body which acts in opposition to the impulse or pressure of another, or which prevents the effect of another power; as, the resistance of the air to a body passing through it; the resistance of a target to projectiles.
A means or method of resisting; that which resists.
A certain hindrance or opposition to the passage of an


rise ::: v. --> To move from a lower position to a higher; to ascend; to mount up. Specifically: -- (a) To go upward by walking, climbing, flying, or any other voluntary motion; as, a bird rises in the air; a fish rises to the bait.
To ascend or float in a fluid, as gases or vapors in air, cork in water, and the like.
To move upward under the influence of a projecting force; as, a bullet rises in the air.


rocket ::: n. --> A cruciferous plant (Eruca sativa) sometimes eaten in Europe as a salad.
Damewort.
Rocket larkspur. See below.
An artificial firework consisting of a cylindrical case of paper or metal filled with a composition of combustible ingredients, as niter, charcoal, and sulphur, and fastened to a guiding stick. The rocket is projected through the air by the force arising from the


Rorschach Inkblot Test ::: A projective technique utilizing ambiguous inkblots as stimuli.

rough-browed ::: [In this instance, -browed refers to the projecting edge of a cliff or hill.] See also browed.

round-shouldered ::: a. --> Having the shoulders stooping or projecting; round-backed.

ruinous ::: a. --> Causing, or tending to cause, ruin; destructive; baneful; pernicious; as, a ruinous project.
Characterized by ruin; ruined; dilapidated; as, an edifice, bridge, or wall in a ruinous state.
Composed of, or consisting in, ruins.


rūpa ::: form; image; a non-material (sūks.ma) form, any of "those rupa sensible forms of which only the subtle grasp of the inner consciousness can become aware", which may be of either of two principal kinds, "mere image" (pratimūrti) or "actual form" (mūrti); the sūks.ma vis.aya of subtle form; (short for rūpadr.s.t.i) the faculty of seeing subtle images. Such images "are very variously seen and under all kinds of conditions; in samadhi [especially svapnasamadhi] or in the waking state [jagrat], and in the latter with the bodily eyes closed [antardarsi] or open [bahirdarsi], projected on or into a physical object or medium [sadhara] or seen as if materialised in the physical atmosphere or only in a psychical ether revealing itself through this grosser physical atmosphere [akasarūpa]".

sabot ::: n. --> A kind of wooden shoe worn by the peasantry in France, Belgium, Sweden, and some other European countries.
A thick, circular disk of wood, to which the cartridge bag and projectile are attached, in fixed ammunition for cannon; also, a piece of soft metal attached to a projectile to take the groove of the rifling.


sadhara ::: (subtle sense-perception) with the support (adhara) of a sadhara physical sensation; (rūpa or lipi) seen on a background or "projected on or into a physical object or medium"; short for sadhara akasa, sadhara lipi or sadhara rūpa. ssadhara adhara ak akasa

salience ::: n. --> The quality or condition of being salient; a leaping; a springing forward; an assaulting.
The quality or state of projecting, or being projected; projection; protrusion.


salient ::: v. i. --> Moving by leaps or springs; leaping; bounding; jumping.
Shooting out or up; springing; projecting.
Hence, figuratively, forcing itself on the attention; prominent; conspicuous; noticeable.
Projecting outwardly; as, a salient angle; -- opposed to reentering. See Illust. of Bastion.
Represented in a leaping position; as, a lion salient.


samadhi ::: samadhi in the waking state, "when in the waking consciousness, we are able to concentrate and become aware of things ... beyond our [normal] consciousness". This has two forms, antardarsi(inward-looking) and bahirdarsi (outward-looking), in which images are seen "with the bodily eyes closed or open, projected on or into a physical object or medium or seen as if materialised in the physical atmosphere or only in a psychical ether revealing itself through this grosser physical atmosphere; seen through the physical eyes themselves as a secondary instrument and as if under the conditions of the physical vision or by the psychical vision alone and independently of the relations of our ordinary sight to space". jjagrat agrat suksmavisaya

sawyer ::: n. --> One whose occupation is to saw timber into planks or boards, or to saw wood for fuel; a sawer.
A tree which has fallen into a stream so that its branches project above the surface, rising and falling with a rocking or swaying motion in the current.
The bowfin.


schematist ::: n. --> One given to forming schemes; a projector; a schemer.

scheme ::: n. --> A combination of things connected and adjusted by design; a system.
A plan or theory something to be done; a design; a project; as, to form a scheme.
Any lineal or mathematical diagram; an outline.
A representation of the aspects of the celestial bodies for any moment or at a given event.


schemer ::: n. --> One who forms schemes; a projector; esp., a plotter; an intriguer.

sciagraphy ::: n. --> The art or science of projecting or delineating shadows as they fall in nature.
Same as Sciagraph.


sconce ::: p. p. --> A fortification, or work for defense; a fort.
A hut for protection and shelter; a stall.
A piece of armor for the head; headpiece; helmet.
Fig.: The head; the skull; also, brains; sense; discretion.
A poll tax; a mulct or fine.
A protection for a light; a lantern or cased support for a candle; hence, a fixed hanging or projecting candlestick.


scout ::: n. --> A swift sailing boat.
A projecting rock.
A person sent out to gain and bring in tidings; especially, one employed in war to gain information of the movements and condition of an enemy.
A college student&


screen ::: n. 1. A moveable or fixed device, usually consisting of a covered frame, that provides shelter, serves as a partition, etc. 2. Something interposed as a partition so as to conceal from view. 3. A window or door insertion or framed wire or plastic mesh used to keep out insects and permit air flow. 4. A specially prepared, light reflecting, flat vertical surface for the reception of images as from a slide or motion picture projector. screens. v. 5. To conceal from view with or as if with a screen. screens, screened.

sessile ::: a. --> Attached without any sensible projecting support.
Resting directly upon the main stem or branch, without a petiole or footstalk; as, a sessile leaf or blossom.
Permanently attached; -- said of the gonophores of certain hydroids which never became detached.


shading ::: p. pr. & vb. n. --> of Shade ::: n. --> Act or process of making a shade.
That filling up which represents the effect of more or less darkness, expressing rotundity, projection, etc., in a picture or a drawing.


shaper ::: n. --> One who shapes; as, the shaper of one&

shelf ::: v. i. --> A flat tablet or ledge of any material set horizontally at a distance from the floor, to hold objects of use or ornament.
A sand bank in the sea, or a rock, or ledge of rocks, rendering the water shallow, and dangerous to ships.
A stratum lying in a very even manner; a flat, projecting layer of rock.
A piece of timber running the whole length of a vessel inside the timberheads.


sheth ::: n. --> The part of a plow which projects downward beneath the beam, for holding the share and other working parts; -- also called standard, or post.

shoulder ::: n. --> The joint, or the region of the joint, by which the fore limb is connected with the body or with the shoulder girdle; the projection formed by the bones and muscles about that joint.
The flesh and muscles connected with the shoulder joint; the upper part of the back; that part of the human frame on which it is most easy to carry a heavy burden; -- often used in the plural.
Fig.: That which supports or sustains; support.
That which resembles a human shoulder, as any


Shristi ::: Creation is not a making of something out of nothing or of one thing out of another, but a self-projection of Brahman into the conditions of Space and Time. Creation is not a making, but a becoming in terms and forms of conscious existence.
   Ref: CWSA Vol. 17, Page: 24


silhouette ::: n. --> A representation of the outlines of an object filled in with a black color; a profile portrait in black, such as a shadow appears to be. ::: v. t. --> To represent by a silhouette; to project upon a background, so as to be like a silhouette.

skiffling ::: n. --> Rough dressing by knocking off knobs or projections; knobbing.

snag ::: n. --> A stump or base of a branch that has been lopped off; a short branch, or a sharp or rough branch; a knot; a protuberance.
A tooth projecting beyond the rest; contemptuously, a broken or decayed tooth.
A tree, or a branch of a tree, fixed in the bottom of a river or other navigable water, and rising nearly or quite to the surface, by which boats are sometimes pierced and sunk.
One of the secondary branches of an antler.


snout ::: n. --> The long, projecting nose of a beast, as of swine.
The nose of a man; -- in contempt.
The nozzle of a pipe, hose, etc.
The anterior prolongation of the head of a gastropod; -- called also rostrum.
The anterior prolongation of the head of weevils and allied beetles.


spina bifida ::: --> A congenital malformation in which the spinal column is cleft at its lower portion, and the membranes of the spinal cord project as an elastic swelling from the gap thus formed.

spine ::: n. --> A sharp appendage to any of a plant; a thorn.
A rigid and sharp projection upon any part of an animal.
One of the rigid and undivided fin rays of a fish.
The backbone, or spinal column, of an animal; -- so called from the projecting processes upon the vertebrae.
Anything resembling the spine or backbone; a ridge.


spong ::: n. --> An irregular, narrow, projecting part of a field.

sponson ::: n. --> One of the triangular platforms in front of, and abaft, the paddle boxes of a steamboat.
One of the slanting supports under the guards of a steamboat.
One of the armored projections fitted with gun ports, used on modern war vessels.


spur ::: n. 1. Anything that goads, impels, or urges, as to action, speed, or achievement; stimulus, incentive, or incitement. 2. A lateral ridge projecting from a mountain or mountain range. v. 3. Fig. To incite or stimulate. spurs.

spur ::: n. --> A sparrow.
A tern.
An implement secured to the heel, or above the heel, of a horseman, to urge the horse by its pressure. Modern spurs have a small wheel, or rowel, with short points. Spurs were the badge of knighthood.
That which goads to action; an incitement.
Something that projects; a snag.
One of the large or principal roots of a tree.


squarrose ::: a. --> Ragged or full of lose scales or projecting parts; rough; jagged
Consisting of scales widely divaricating; having scales, small leaves, or other bodies, spreading widely from the axis on which they are crowded; -- said of a calyx or stem.
Divided into shreds or jags, raised above the plane of the leaf, and not parallel to it; said of a leaf.
Having scales spreading every way, or standing upright,


*Sri Aurobindo: "Creation is not a making of something out of nothing or of one thing out of another, but a self-projection of Brahman into the conditions of Space and Time. Creation is not a making, but a becoming in terms and forms of conscious existence.” The Upanishads*

srishti. ::: creation; projection or gradual unfoldment of what exists potentially in the cause; evolution of the universe from its seed state

srsta ::: projected, [created].

srsti ::: projection (of a part from the whole); creation, release or bringing forth of what is held in.

stalking-horse ::: n. --> A horse, or a figure resembling a horse, behind which a hunter conceals himself from the game he is aiming to kill.
Fig.: Something used to cover up a secret project; a mask; a pretense.


steeve ::: v. i. --> To project upward, or make an angle with the horizon or with the line of a vessel&

stereomonoscope ::: n. --> An instrument with two lenses, by which an image of a single picture projected upon a screen of ground glass is made to present an appearance of relief, and may be viewed by several persons at once.

strategy ::: n. --> The science of military command, or the science of projecting campaigns and directing great military movements; generalship.
The use of stratagem or artifice.


Strict implication: As early as 1912, C. I. Lewis projected a kind of implication between propositions, to be called strict implication, which should more nearly accord with the usual meaning of "implies" than does material implication (see logic, formal, § 1). should make "p implies q" synonymous with "q is deducible from p," and should avoid such so-called paradoxes of material implication as the theorem [p ⊃ q] ∨ [q ⊃ p]. The first satisfactory formulition of a calculus of propositions with strict implication appeared in 1920, and this system, and later modified forms of it. have since been extensively investigated. An essential feature is the introduction of modalities through the notation (say) M[p], to mean "p is possible" (Lewis uses a diamond instead of M). The strict implication of q by p is then identified with ∼M[p ∼q], whereas the material implication p ⊃ q is given by ∼[p ∼q]. In 1932 Lewis, along with other modifications, added a primitive formula (involving the binding of propositional variables by existential quantifiers) which renders definitively impossible an interpretation of the system which would make Mp the same as p and strict implication the same as material implication. Consistency of the system, including this additional primitive formula, may be established by means of an appropriate four-valued propositional calculus, the theorems of the system being some among the tautologies of the four-valued propositional calculus. -- A.C.

stringcourse ::: n. --> A horizontal band in a building, forming a part of the design, whether molded, projecting, or carved, or in any way distinguished from the rest of the work.

strout ::: v. i. --> To swell; to puff out; to project. ::: v. t. --> To cause to project or swell out; to enlarge affectedly; to strut.

tabling ::: n. --> A forming into tables; a setting down in order.
The letting of one timber into another by alternate scores or projections, as in shipbuilding.
A broad hem on the edge of a sail.
Board; support.
Act of playing at tables. See Table, n., 10.


tailing ::: n. --> The part of a projecting stone or brick inserted in a wall.
Same as Tail, n., 8 (a).
Sexual intercourse.
The lighter parts of grain separated from the seed threshing and winnowing; chaff.
The refuse part of stamped ore, thrown behind the tail of the buddle or washing apparatus. It is dressed over again to secure


tang ::: n. --> A coarse blackish seaweed (Fuscus nodosus).
A strong or offensive taste; especially, a taste of something extraneous to the thing itself; as, wine or cider has a tang of the cask.
Fig.: A sharp, specific flavor or tinge. Cf. Tang a twang.
A projecting part of an object by means of which it is secured to a handle, or to some other part; anything resembling a tongue in form or position.


tappet ::: n. --> A lever or projection moved by some other piece, as a cam, or intended to tap or touch something else, with a view to produce change or regulate motion.

target ::: n. --> A kind of small shield or buckler, used as a defensive weapon in war.
A butt or mark to shoot at, as for practice, or to test the accuracy of a firearm, or the force of a projectile.
The pattern or arrangement of a series of hits made by a marksman on a butt or mark; as, he made a good target.
The sliding crosspiece, or vane, on a leveling staff.
A conspicuous disk attached to a switch lever to show its


Teichmüller, Gustav: (1832-1888) Strongly influenced by Leibniz and Lotze and anticipating some recent philosophic positions, taught a thoroughgoing personalism by regarding the "I", given immediately in experience as a unit, as the real substance, the world of ideas a projection of its determinations (perspectivism). Nature is appearance, substantiality being ascribed to it only in analogy to the "I". Consciousness and knowledge are clearly separated, the latter being specific and semiotic. Reality is interpreted monadologically. -- K.F.L.

television ("s) ::: the broadcasting of a still or moving image via radio waves to receivers that project a view of the image on a picture tube.

tenon ::: n. --> A projecting member left by cutting away the wood around it, and made to insert into a mortise, and in this way secure together the parts of a frame; especially, such a member when it passes entirely through the thickness of the piece in which the mortise is cut, and shows on the other side. Cf. Tooth, Tusk. ::: v. t.

terebratula ::: n. --> A genus of brachiopods which includes many living and some fossil species. The larger valve has a perforated beak, through which projects a short peduncle for attachment. Called also lamp shell.

“The difference between the ordinary mind and the intuitive is that the former, seeking in the darkness or at most by its own unsteady torchlight, first, sees things only as they are presented in that light and, secondly, where it does not know, constructs by imagination, by uncertain inference, by others of its aids and makeshifts things which it readily takes for truth, shadow projections, cloud edifices, unreal prolongations, deceptive anticipations, possibilities and probabilities which do duty for certitudes. The intuitive mind constructs nothing in this artificial fashion, but makes itself a receiver of the light and allows the truth to manifest in it and organise its own constructions.” The Synthesis of Yoga

::: "The inner mind is something very wide projecting itself into the infinite and finally identifying itself with the infinity of universal Mind.” Letters on Yoga*

"The inner mind is something very wide projecting itself into the infinite and finally identifying itself with the infinity of universal Mind.” Letters on Yoga*

“The inner mind is something very wide projecting itself into the infinite and finally identifying itself with the infinity of universal Mind.” Letters on Yoga

The physical centre is also the sex-centre. The apex of it is at the end of the spine and It projects for\vard from there,— com- manding -the organ and its action.

the shadow ::: The sum total of dynamically dissociated first-person impulses or disowned aspects of one’s self. The shadow can manifest in any number of ways, one of which is projection. When a person disowns and projects their own negative qualities onto other people, they end up “shadow boxing” with others. And when a person disowns and projects their own positive qualities onto other people, they end up “shadow hugging.”

The term appeared in the later 17th century to name (a) the theory of archetypal Ideas, whether in the original Platonic teaching or as incorporated into Christian Platonic and Scholastic theism; (b) the epistemological doctrine of Descartes and Locke, according to which "ideas," i.e., direct objects of human apprehension, are subjective and privately possessed. Since this latter view put in doubt the very existence of a material world, the term began to be used in the early 18th century for acosmism (according to which the external world is only the projection of our minds), and immaterialism (doctrine of the non-existence of material being). Its use was popularized by Kant, who named his theory of knowledge Critical or Transcendental Idealism, and by his metaphysical followers, the Post-Kantian Idealists.

thorn ::: n. --> A hard and sharp-pointed projection from a woody stem; usually, a branch so transformed; a spine.
Any shrub or small tree which bears thorns; especially, any species of the genus Crataegus, as the hawthorn, whitethorn, cockspur thorn.
Fig.: That which pricks or annoys as a thorn; anything troublesome; trouble; care.
The name of the Anglo-Saxon letter /, capital form /. It was


Thought-images of themselves projected, often by people at the moment of death, which appear at that time or a few hours afterwards to their friends or relatives.

.Thus the soul or psychic essence, which is the Purusha entering into the evolution and supporting it, carries in itself all the divine potentialities ; but the individual psychic being which it puts forth as its representative assumes the imperfection of Nature and evolves in it till it has recovered its full psychic essence and united itself with the Self above of which the soul is the individual projection in the evolution. This duality in the being on all its planes, — for it is true in different ways not only of the Self and the psychic, but of the mental, vital and physical

thysanura ::: n. pl. --> An order of wingless hexapod insects which have setiform caudal appendages, either bent beneath the body to form a spring, or projecting as bristles. It comprises the Cinura, or bristletails, and the Collembola, or springtails. Called also Thysanoura. See Lepisma, and Podura.

tilt hammer ::: --> A tilted hammer; a heavy hammer, used in iron works, which is lifted or tilted by projections or wipers on a revolving shaft; a trip hammer.

Tliought-imagcs of themselves projected, often by people at the moment of death, which appear at that time or a few’ hours afterwards to ibclr frleadv or relatives.

toe ::: n. --> One of the terminal members, or digits, of the foot of a man or an animal.
The fore part of the hoof or foot of an animal.
Anything, or any part, corresponding to the toe of the foot; as, the toe of a boot; the toe of a skate.
The journal, or pivot, at the lower end of a revolving shaft or spindle, which rests in a step.
A lateral projection at one end, or between the ends, of a


tongue ::: 1. The fleshy, movable, muscular organ, attached in most vertebrates to the floor of the mouth, that is the principal organ of taste, an aid in chewing and swallowing, and, in humans, an important organ of speech. 2. A spoken language or dialect. 3. Style or quality of utterance 4. Any long thin projection that is transient, as a flame. 5. A long and narrow projecting strip of something. tongues.

toothed ::: imp. & p. p. --> of Tooth ::: a. --> Having teeth; furnished with teeth.
Having marginal projecting points; dentate.


toothing ::: p. pr. & vb. n. --> of Tooth ::: n. --> The act or process of indenting or furnishing with teeth.
Bricks alternately projecting at the end of a wall, in order that they may be bonded into a continuation of it when the remainder is carried up.


toothlet ::: n. --> A little tooth, or like projection.

tooth ::: n. --> One of the hard, bony appendages which are borne on the jaws, or on other bones in the walls of the mouth or pharynx of most vertebrates, and which usually aid in the prehension and mastication of food.
Fig.: Taste; palate.
Any projection corresponding to the tooth of an animal, in shape, position, or office; as, the teeth, or cogs, of a cogwheel; a tooth, prong, or tine, of a fork; a tooth, or the teeth, of a rake, a


tower ::: n. --> A mass of building standing alone and insulated, usually higher than its diameter, but when of great size not always of that proportion.
A projection from a line of wall, as a fortification, for purposes of defense, as a flanker, either or the same height as the curtain wall or higher.
A structure appended to a larger edifice for a special purpose, as for a belfry, and then usually high in proportion to its


transept ::: n. --> The transversal part of a church, which crosses at right angles to the greatest length, and between the nave and choir. In the basilicas, this had often no projection at its two ends. In Gothic churches these project these project greatly, and should be called the arms of the transept. It is common, however, to speak of the arms themselves as the transepts.

trefle ::: n. --> A species of time; -- so called from its resemblance in form to a trefoil. ::: a. --> Having a three-lobed extremity or extremities, as a cross; also, more rarely, ornamented with trefoils projecting from the edges, as a bearing.

triglyph ::: n. --> An ornament in the frieze of the Doric order, repeated at equal intervals. Each triglyph consists of a rectangular tablet, slightly projecting, and divided nearly to the top by two parallel and perpendicular gutters, or channels, called glyphs, into three parts, or spaces, called femora. A half channel, or glyph, is also cut upon each of the perpendicular edges of the tablet. See Illust. of Entablature.

trippet ::: n. --> A cam, wiper, or projecting piece which strikes another piece repeatedly.

True Being ::: The true being mental, vital or subtle physical has always the greater qualities of its plane—it is the Purusha and like the psychic, though in another way, the projection of the Divine, th
   refore in connection with the Higher Consciousness and
   reflects something of it, though it is not altogether that—it is also in tune with the cosmic Truth.
   Ref: CWSA Vol. 35, Page: 126


trunnion ::: n. --> A cylindrical projection on each side of a piece, whether gun, mortar, or howitzer, serving to support it on the cheeks of the carriage. See Illust. of Cannon.
A gudgeon on each side of an oscillating steam cylinder, to support it. It is usually tubular, to convey steam.


tusk ::: n. --> Same as Torsk.
One of the elongated incisor or canine teeth of the wild boar, elephant, etc.; hence, any long, protruding tooth.
A toothshell, or Dentalium; -- called also tusk-shell.
A projecting member like a tenon, and serving the same or a similar purpose, but composed of several steps, or offsets. Thus, in the illustration, a is the tusk, and each of the several parts, or offsets, is called a tooth.


tut-mouthed ::: a. --> Having a projecting under jaw; prognathous.

typhlosole ::: n. --> A fold of the wall which projects into the cavity of the intestine in bivalve mollusks, certain annelids, starfishes, and some other animals.

umbonated ::: a. --> Having a conical or rounded projection or protuberance, like a boss.

umbo ::: n. --> The boss of a shield, at or near the middle, and usually projecting, sometimes in a sharp spike.
A boss, or rounded elevation, or a corresponding depression, in a palate, disk, or membrane; as, the umbo in the integument of the larvae of echinoderms or in the tympanic membrane of the ear.
One of the lateral prominence just above the hinge of a bivalve shell.


umbra ::: n. --> The conical shadow projected from a planet or satellite, on the side opposite to the sun, within which a spectator could see no portion of the sun&

umbriere ::: n. --> In ancient armor, a visor, or projection like the peak of a cap, to which a face guard was sometimes attached. This was sometimes fixed, and sometimes moved freely upon the helmet and could be raised like the beaver. Called also umber, and umbril.

unarmed ::: a. --> Not armed or armored; having no arms or weapons.
Having no hard and sharp projections, as spines, prickles, spurs, claws, etc.


underhung ::: a. --> Resting on a track at the bottom, instead of being suspended; -- said of a sliding door.
Having the lower jaw projecting.


undershot ::: a. --> Having the lower incisor teeth projecting beyond the upper ones, as in the bulldog.
Moved by water passing beneath; -- said of a water wheel, and opposed to overshot; as, an undershot wheel.


undertaker ::: n. --> One who undertakes; one who engages in any project or business.
One who stipulates or covenants to perform any work for another; a contractor.
Specifically, one who takes the charge and management of funerals.


undertaking ::: p. pr. & vb. n. --> of Undertake ::: n. --> The act of one who undertakes, or engages in, any project or business.
That which is undertaken; any business, work, or project which a person engages in, or attempts to perform; an


utopian ::: a. --> Of or pertaining to Utopia; resembling Utopia; hence, ideal; chimerical; fanciful; founded upon, or involving, imaginary perfections; as, Utopian projects; Utopian happiness. ::: n. --> An inhabitant of Utopia; hence, one who believes in the perfectibility of human society; a visionary; an idealist; an optimist.

vasana. ::: latent tendency; an inherent tendency and inclination due to conditioning which impels the mind to project and witness an illusory world; subtle impressions that lead to desires; mental conditioning or habit, such as like and dislike, that make the mind behave the way it does; subtle desire which is the cause of birth and experience in general

Veblen and Young, Projecthe Geometry, vol. 1, 1910 (see the Introduction).

velocimeter ::: n. --> An apparatus for measuring speed, as of machinery or vessels, but especially of projectiles.

vergeboard ::: n. --> The ornament of woodwork upon the gable of a house, used extensively in the 15th century. It was generally suspended from the edge of the projecting roof (see Verge, n., 4), and in position parallel to the gable wall. Called also bargeboard.

veto ::: n. --> An authoritative prohibition or negative; a forbidding; an interdiction.
A power or right possessed by one department of government to forbid or prohibit the carrying out of projects attempted by another department; especially, in a constitutional government, a power vested in the chief executive to prevent the enactment of measures passed by the legislature. Such a power may be absolute, as in the case of the Tribunes of the People in ancient Rome, or limited, as in the case of


vikshepa. ::: distractions; dispersion; scattering; illusory projection; the tossing of the mind which obstructs concentration; consequent bewilderment or perplexity bringing agitation; the mental activity which brings upon the screen of the Self enveloping illusions producing the apparently real appearance of an external world

visionary ::: a. --> Of or pertaining to a visions or visions; characterized by, appropriate to, or favorable for, visions.
Affected by phantoms; disposed to receive impressions on the imagination; given to reverie; apt to receive, and act upon, fancies as if they were realities.
Existing in imagination only; not real; fanciful; imaginary; having no solid foundation; as, visionary prospect; a visionary scheme or project.


visor ::: n. --> A part of a helmet, arranged so as to lift or open, and so show the face. The openings for seeing and breathing are generally in it.
A mask used to disfigure or disguise.
The fore piece of a cap, projecting over, and protecting the eyes.


vulva ::: n. --> The external parts of the female genital organs; sometimes, the opening between the projecting parts of the external organs.
The orifice of the oviduct of an insect or other invertebrate.


vulviform ::: a. --> Like a cleft with projecting edges.

vyapti ::: [one of the astasiddhis]: reception, communication; the power of receiving other men's thoughts, powers and feelings and projecting one's own thoughts etc. or personality into others. ::: vyaptih [nominative]

water table ::: --> A molding, or other projection, in the wall of a building, to throw off the water, -- generally used in the United States for the first table above the surface of the ground (see Table, n., 9), that is, for the table at the top of the foundation and the beginning of the upper wall.

whisker ::: n. --> One who, or that which, whisks, or moves with a quick, sweeping motion.
Formerly, the hair of the upper lip; a mustache; -- usually in the plural.
That part of the beard which grows upon the sides of the face, or upon the chin, or upon both; as, side whiskers; chin whiskers.
A hair of the beard.
One of the long, projecting hairs growing at the sides of


willow ::: n. --> Any tree or shrub of the genus Salix, including many species, most of which are characterized often used as an emblem of sorrow, desolation, or desertion. "A wreath of willow to show my forsaken plight." Sir W. Scott. Hence, a lover forsaken by, or having lost, the person beloved, is said to wear the willow.
A machine in which cotton or wool is opened and cleansed by the action of long spikes projecting from a drum which revolves within a box studded with similar spikes; -- probably so called from having


windage ::: n. --> The difference between the diameter of the bore of a gun and that of the shot fired from it.
The sudden compression of the air caused by a projectile in passing close to another body.


wing-shell ::: n. --> Any one of various species of marine bivalve shells belonging to the genus Avicula, in which the hinge border projects like a wing.
Any marine gastropod shell of the genus Strombus. See Strombus.
Any pteropod shell.


wiper ::: n. --> One who, or that which, wipes.
Something used for wiping, as a towel or rag.
A piece generally projecting from a rotating or swinging piece, as an axle or rock shaft, for the purpose of raising stampers, lifting rods, or the like, and leaving them to fall by their own weight; a kind of cam.
A rod, or an attachment for a rod, for holding a rag with which to wipe out the bore of the barrel.


xebec ::: n. --> A small three-masted vessel, with projecting bow stern and convex decks, used in the Mediterranean for transporting merchandise, etc. It carries large square sails, or both. Xebecs were formerly armed and used by corsairs.

zoopraxiscope ::: n. --> An instrument similar to, or the same as, the, the phenakistoscope, by means of which pictures projected upon a screen are made to exhibit the natural movements of animals, and the like.

Zoroastrianism: (from Zoroaster) A life-affirming Indo-Iranian religion, also known as Mazdaism, Bah Din, Parsiism, and Fire-worship, established by Zarathustra (q.v.), weakened by the conquests of Alexander the Great, resuscitated, then practically extinguished by the advance of Mohammedanism, but still living on in the Gabar communities of Persia and the Parsis of Bombay. It is ethical and dualistic in that the struggle between good and evil is projected into cosmology and symbolized by a warfare between light and darkness which is conceived on the one hand naturalistically and manifesting itself in a deification of the shining heavily bodies, veneration of fire, fear of defilement, and purificatory rites, and, on the other, mythologically as the vying for supremacy between Ormazd and Ahriman (q.v.) and their hosts of angels and demons. Man must choose between light and darkness, truth and falsehood, moral right and wrong, and thus gain either eternal bliss or agony. -- K.F.L.



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1:Human thought creates what it imagines; the phantoms of superstition project their deformities on the astral light, and live upon the same terrors which give them birth.
   ~ Eliphas Levi,
2:The higher we project our view and our aspiration, the greater the Truth that seeks to descend upon us. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Life Divine, The Sevenfold Chord of Being,
3:Nothing is impossible in this world. Firm determination, it is said, can move heaven and earth. Things appear far beyond one's power, because one cannot set his heart on any arduous project due to want of strong will. ~ Yamamoto Tsunetomo,
4:A Nirmita (sprul-pa) is an emanation or a manifestation. A Buddha or other realized being is able to project many such Nirmitas simultaneously in an infinite variety of forms. ~ John Myrdhin, The Golden Letters: The Three Statements of Garab Dorje,
5:We need way more intimacy than nearly anyone considers normal. Always hungry for it, we seek solace and sustenance in the closest available substitutes: television, shopping, pornography, conspicuous consumption - anything to ease the hurt, to feel connected, or to project an image by which we might be seen and known, or at least see and know ourselves.
   ~ Charles Eisenstein,
6:To put it all very plainly, evolution can continue. It has already brought forth humans from amoebas- why on earth should we think that after that prodigious feat lasting billions of years, evolution just petered out and wound down? And if the ratio "amoeba to human" is repeated, the result could only be God. The mystics simply show us the stages of higher evolution leading to that Summit. ~ Ken Wilber, The Atman Project,
7:The High-Subtle Self ::: "...cognitive style- actual intuition and literal inspiration, archetypal Form, audible illumination, revelations of light and sound affective elements- rapture, bliss, ecstatic release into superconsciousness motivational/conative factors-karuna, compassion, overwhelming love and gratefulness temporal mode- transtemporal, moving into eternity mode of self- archetypal-divine, overself, overmind." ~ Ken Wilber, The Atman Project pg.80,
8:I AM NOW CLOSE TO 88 and I am confident that the only thing important about me is that I am an average healthy human. I am also a living case history of a thoroughly documented, half-century, search-and-research project designed to discover what, if anything, an unknown, moneyless individual, with a dependent wife and newborn child, might be able to do effectively on behalf of all humanity that could not be accomplished by great nations, great religions or private enterprise, no matter how rich or powerfully armed. ~ Buckminster Fuller, 1983,
9:A bit of Prime, a bit of Matter, and a fair understanding of Life installs cybernetic devices and allows them to function; a blend of Forces and Prime conjures fire, wind, and light. With Correspondence alone, a skilled mage can step from one place to another without passing through the intervening space; add Time, and she can see past events in a distant place as well; add Forces, and she could project the images she sees upon a wall; use Matter and Correspondence instead, and she could open a door in one place, open another door in the next, and step between two doors that had not existed - and could not have existed - until that moment. ~ Mage 20th Anniversary Edition,
10:We already saw that in evolution each of these structures emerges as a substitute gratification, and is abandoned when it ceases to gratify. And we can see now that each of them emerges as a substitute in evolution because each was created as substitute in involution. The self can climb back up this involved chain of substitutes only by tasting them, finding them lacking, accepting their death, and thus transcending them (all of which the self in involution refused to do). But the self will evolve up the chain of being only to the point at which it will accept the substitute gratifications as satisfactory (bodily substitutes, or mental substitutes, or subtle ones, or causal ones). At that particular level, its incest settles in, it accepts its substitutes as real, its Eros wins out over Thanatos, it will not undergo the separation anxiety of transcending and dying to that level, and so evolution stops cold (for this lifetime). The self has, in this life, gotten as close as it can to the Source (while still imagining it is the Source)
   ~ Ken Wilber, The Atman Project,
11:Integral Psychology presents a very complex picture of the individual. As he did previously in The Atman Project, at the back of the book Wilber has included numerous charts showing how his model relates to the work of a hundred or so different authors from East and West.57

57. Wilber compares the models of Huston Smith, Plotinus, Buddhism, Stan Grof, John Battista, kundalini yoga, the Great Chain of Being, James Mark Baldwin, Aurobindo, the Kabbalah, Vedanta, William Tiller, Leadbeater, Adi Da, Piaget, Commons and Richards, Kurt Fisher, Alexander, Pascual-Leone, Herb Koplowitz, Patricia Arlin, Gisela Labouvie-Vief, Jan Sinnot, Michael Basseches, Jane Loevinger, John Broughton, Sullivan, Grant and Grant, Jenny Wade, Michael Washburn, Erik Erikson, Neumann, Scheler, Karl Jaspers, Rudolf Steiner, Don Beck, Suzanne Cook-Greuter, Clare Graves, Robert Kegan, Kohlberg, Torbert, Blanchard-Fields, Kitchener and King, Deirdre Kramer, William Perry, Turner and Powell, Cheryl Armon, Peck, Howe, Rawls, Piaget, Selman, Gilligan, Hazrat Inayat Khan, mahamudra meditation, Fowler, Underhill, Helminiak, Funk, Daniel Brown, Muhyddin Ibn 'Arabi, St. Palamas, classical yoga, highest tantra yoga, St Teresa, Chirban, St Dionysius, Patanjali, St Gregory of Nyssa, transcendental meditation, Fortune, Maslow, Chinen, Benack, Gardner, Melvin Miller, Habermas, Jean Houston, G. Heard, Lenski, Jean Gebser, A. Taylor, Jay Early, Robert Bellah, and Duane Elgin. ~ Frank Visser, Ken Wilber Thought as Passion,
12:Something happened to you before you were born, and this is what it was:
   STAGE ONE: THE CHIKHAI
   The events of the 49-day Bardo period are divided into three major stages, the Chikhai, the Chonyid, and the Sidpa (in that order). Immediately following physical death, the soul enters the Chikhai, which is simply the state of the immaculate and luminous Dharmakaya, the ultimate Consciousness, the BrahmanAtman. This ultimate state is given, as a gift, to all individuals: they are plunged straight into ultimate reality and exist as the ultimate Dharmakaya. "At this moment," says the Bardo Thotrol, "the first glimpsing of the Bardo of the Clear Light of Reality, which is the Infallible Mind of the Dharmakaya, is experienced by all sentient beings.''110 Or, to put it a different way, the Thotrol tells us that "Thine own consciousness, shining, void, and inseparable from the Great Body of Radiance, hath no birth, nor death, and is the Immutable Light-Buddha Amitabha. Knowing this is sufficient. Recognizing the voidness of thine own intellect to be Buddhahood ... is to keep thyself in the Divine Mind."110 In short, immediately following physical death, the soul is absorbed in and as the ultimate-causal body (if we may treat them together).
   Interspersed with this brief summary of the Bardo Thotrol, I will add my commentaries on involution and on the nature of the Atman project in involution. And we begin by noting that at the start of the Bardo experience, the soul is elevated to the utter heights of Being, to the ultimate state of Oneness-that is, he starts his Bardo career at the top. But, at the top is usually not where he remains, and the Thotrol tells us why. In Evans-Wentz's words, "In the realm of the Clear Light [the highest Chikhai stage] the mentality of a person . . . momentarily enjoys a condition of balance, of perfect equilibrium, and of [ultimate] oneness. Owing to unfamiliarity with such a state, which is an ecstatic state of non-ego, of [causal] consciousness, the . . . average human being lacks the power to function in it; karmic propensities becloud the consciousness-principle with thoughts of personality, of individualized being, of dualism, and, losing equilibrium, the consciousness-principle falls away from the Clear Light."
   The soul falls away from the ultimate Oneness because "karmic propensities cloud consciousness"-"karmic propensities'' means seeking, grasping, desiring; means, in fact, Eros. And as this Erosseeking develops, the state of perfect Oneness starts to "break down" (illusorily). Or, from a different angle, because the individual cannot stand the intensity of pure Oneness ("owing to unfamiliarity with such a state"), he contracts away from it, tries to ''dilute it," tries to extricate himself from Perfect Intensity in Atman. Contracting in the face of infinity, he turns instead to forms of seeking, desire, karma, and grasping, trying to "search out" a state of equilibrium. Contraction and Eros-these karmic propensities couple and conspire to drive the soul away from pure consciousness and downwards into multiplicity, into less intense and less real states of being. ~ Ken Wilber, The Atman Project,
13:STAGE TWO: THE CHONYID
   The Chonyid is the period of the appearance of the peaceful and wrathful deities-that is to say, the subtle realm, the Sambhogakaya. When the Clear Light of the causal realm is resisted and contracted against, then that Reality is transformed into the primordial seed forms of the peaceful deities (ishtadevas of the subtle sphere), and these in turn, if resisted and denied, are transformed into the wrathful deities.
   The peaceful deities appear first: through seven successive substages, there appear various forms of the tathagatas, dakinis, and vidyadharas, all accompanied by the most dazzlingly brilliant colors and aweinspiring suprahuman sounds. One after another, the divine visions, lights, and subtle luminous sounds cascade through awareness. They are presented, given, to the individual openly, freely, fully, and completely: visions of God in almost painful intensity and brilliance.
   How the individual handles these divine visions and sounds (nada) is of the utmost significance, because each divine scenario is accompanied by a much less intense vision, by a region of relative dullness and blunted illuminations. These concomitant dull and blunted visions represent the first glimmerings of the world of samsara, of the six realms of egoic grasping, of the dim world of duality and fragmentation and primitive forms of low-level unity.
   According to the Thotrol. most individuals simply recoil in the face of these divine illuminations- they contract into less intense and more manageable forms of experience. Fleeing divine illumination, they glide towards the fragmented-and thus less intense-realm of duality and multiplicity. But it's not just that they recoil against divinity-it is that they are attracted to the lower realms, drawn to them, and find satisfaction in them. The Thotrol says they are actually "attracted to the impure lights." As we have put it, these lower realms are substitute gratifications. The individual thinks that they are just what he wants, these lower realms of denseness. But just because these realms are indeed dimmer and less intense, they eventually prove to be worlds without bliss, without illumination, shot through with pain and suffering. How ironic: as a substitute for God, individuals create and latch onto Hell, known as samsara, maya, dismay. In Christian theology it is said that the flames of Hell are God's love (Agape) denied.
   Thus the message is repeated over and over again in the Chonyid stage: abide in the lights of the Five Wisdoms and subtle tathagatas, look not at the duller lights of samsara. of the six realms, of safe illusions and egoic dullness. As but one example:
   Thereupon, because of the power of bad karma, the glorious blue light of the Wisdom of the Dharmadhatu will produce in thee fear and terror, and thou wilt wish to flee from it. Thou wilt begat a fondness for the dull white light of the devas [one of the lower realms].
   At this stage, thou must not be awed by the divine blue light which will appear shining, dazzling, and glorious; and be not startled by it. That is the light of the Tathagata called the Light of the Wisdom of the Dharmadhatu.
   Be not fond of the dull white light of the devas. Be not attached to it; be not weak. If thou be attached to it, thou wilt wander into the abodes of the devas and be drawn into the whirl of the Six Lokas.
   The point is this: ''If thou are frightened by the pure radiances of Wisdom and attracted by the impure lights of the Six Lokas [lower realms], then thou wilt assume a body in any of the Six Lokas and suffer samsaric miseries; and thou wilt never be emancipated from the Ocean of Samsara, wherein thou wilt be whirled round and round and made to taste the sufferings thereof."
   But here is what is happening: in effect, we are seeing the primal and original form of the Atman project in its negative and contracting aspects. In this second stage (the Chonyid), there is already some sort of boundary in awareness, there is already some sort of subject-object duality superimposed upon the original Wholeness and Oneness of the Chikhai Dharmakaya. So now there is boundary-and wherever there is boundary, there is the Atman project. ~ Ken Wilber, The Atman Project, 129,
14:For instance, a popular game with California occultists-I do not know its inventor-involves a Magic Room, much like the Pleasure Dome discussed earlier except that this Magic Room contains an Omniscient Computer.
   To play this game, you simply "astrally project" into the Magic Room. Do not ask what "astral projection" means, and do not assume it is metaphysical (and therefore either impossible, if you are a materialist, or very difficult, if you are a mystic). Just assume this is a gedankenexperiment, a "mind game." Project yourself, in imagination, into this Magic Room and visualize vividly the Omniscient Computer, using the details you need to make such a super-information-processor real to your fantasy. You do not need any knowledge of programming to handle this astral computer. It exists early in the next century; you are getting to use it by a species of time-travel, if that metaphor is amusing and helpful to you. It is so built that it responds immediately to human brain-waves, "reading" them and decoding their meaning. (Crude prototypes of such computers already exist.) So, when you are in this magic room, you can ask this Computer anything, just by thinking of what you want to know. It will read your thought, and project into your brain, by a laser ray, the correct answer.
   There is one slight problem. The computer is very sensitive to all brain-waves. If you have any doubts, it registers them as negative commands, meaning "Do not answer my question." So, the way to use it is to start simply, with "easy" questions. Ask it to dig out of the archives the name of your second-grade teacher. (Almost everybody remembers the name of their first grade teacher-imprint vulnerability again-but that of the second grade teacher tends to get lost.)
   When the computer has dug out the name of your second grade teacher, try it on a harder question, but not one that is too hard. It is very easy to sabotage this machine, but you don't want to sabotage it during these experiments. You want to see how well it can be made to perform.
   It is wise to ask only one question at a time, since it requires concentration to keep this magic computer real on the field of your perception. Do not exhaust your capacities for imagination and visualization on your first trial runs.
   After a few trivial experiments of the second-grade-teacher variety, you can try more interesting programs. Take a person toward whom you have negative feelings, such as anger, disappointment, feeling-of-betrayal, jealousy or whatever interferes with the smooth, tranquil operation of your own bio-computer. Ask the Magic Computer to explain that other person to you; to translate you into their reality-tunnel long enough for you to understand how events seem to them. Especially, ask how you seem to them.
   This computer will do that job for you; but be prepared for some shocks which might be disagreeable at first. This super-brain can also perform exegesis on ideas that seem obscure, paradoxical or enigmatic to us. For instance, early experiments with this computer can very profitably turn on asking it to explain some of the propositions in this book which may seem inexplicable or perversely wrong-headed to you, such as "We are all greater artists than we realize" or "What the Thinker thinks, the Prover proves" or "mind and its contents are functionally identical."
   This computer is much more powerful and scientifically advanced than the rapture-machine in the neurosomatic circuit. It has total access to all the earlier, primitive circuits, and overrules any of them. That is, if you put a meta-programming instruction into this computer; it will relay it downward to the old circuits and cancel contradictory programs left over from the past. For instance, try feeding it on such meta-programming instructions as: 1. I am at cause over my body. 2. I am at cause over my imagination. 3.1 am at cause over my future. 4. My mind abounds with beauty and power. 5.1 like people, and people like me.
   Remember that this computer is only a few decades ahead of present technology, so it cannot "understand" your commands if you harbor any doubts about them. Doubts tell it not to perform. Work always from what you can believe in, extending the area of belief only as results encourage you to try for more dramatic transformations of your past reality-tunnels.
   This represents cybernetic consciousness; the programmer becoming self-programmer, self-metaprogrammer, meta-metaprogrammer, etc. Just as the emotional compulsions of the second circuit seem primitive, mechanical and, ultimately, silly to the neurosomatic consciousness, so, too, the reality maps of the third circuit become comic, relativistic, game-like to the metaprogrammer. "Whatever you say it is, it isn't, " Korzybski, the semanticist, repeated endlessly in his seminars, trying to make clear that third-circuit semantic maps are not the territories they represent; that we can always make maps of our maps, revisions of our revisions, meta-selves of our selves. "Neti, neti" (not that, not that), Hindu teachers traditionally say when asked what "God" is or what "Reality" is. Yogis, mathematicians and musicians seem more inclined to develop meta-programming consciousness than most of humanity. Korzybski even claimed that the use of mathematical scripts is an aid to developing this circuit, for as soon as you think of your mind as mind 1 , and the mind which contemplates that mind as mind2 and the mind which contemplates mind2 contemplating mind 1 as mind3, you are well on your way to meta-programming awareness. Alice in Wonderland is a masterful guide to the metaprogramming circuit (written by one of the founders of mathematical logic) and Aleister Crowley soberly urged its study upon all students of yoga. ~ Robert Anton Wilson, Prometheus Rising,
15:
   Mother, when one imagines something, does it not exist?

When you imagine something, it means that you make a mental formation which may be close to the truth or far from the truth - it also depends upon the quality of your formation. You make a mental formation and there are people who have such a power of formation that they succeed in making what they imagine real. There are not many of these but there are some. They imagine something and their formation is so well made and so powerful that it succeeds in being realised. These are creators; there are not many of them but there are some.

   If one thinks of someone who doesn't exist or who is dead?

Ah! What do you mean? What have you just said? Someone who doesn't exist or someone who is dead? These are two absolutely different things.

   I mean someone who is dead.

Someone who is dead!

   If this person has remained in the mental domain, you can find him immediately. Naturally if he is no longer in the mental domain, if he is in the psychic domain, to think of him is not enough. You must know how to go into the psychic domain to find him. But if he has remained in the mental domain and you think of him, you can find him immediately, and not only that, but you can have a mental contact with him and a kind of mental vision of his existence.

   The mind has a capacity of vision of its own and it is not the same vision as with these eyes, but it is a vision, it is a perception in forms. But this is not imagination. It has nothing to do with imagination.

   Imagination, for instance, is when you begin to picture to yourself an ideal being to whom you apply all your conceptions, and when you tell yourself, "Why, it should be like this, like that, its form should be like this, its thought like that, its character like that," when you see all the details and build up the being. Now, writers do this all the time because when they write a novel, they imagine. There are those who take things from life but there are those who are imaginative, creators; they create a character, a personage and then put him in their book later. This is to imagine. To imagine, for example, a whole concurrence of circumstances, a set of events, this is what I call telling a story to oneself. But it can be put down on paper, and then one becomes a novelist. There are very different kinds of writers. Some imagine everything, some gather all sorts of observations from life and construct their book with them. There are a hundred ways of writing a book. But indeed some writers imagine everything from beginning to end. It all comes out of their head and they construct even their whole story without any support in things physically observed. This truly is imagination. But as I say, if they are very powerful and have a considerable capacity for creation, it is possible that one day or other there will be a physical human being who realises their creation. This too is true.

   What do you suppose imagination is, eh? Have you never imagined anything, you?

   And what happens?

   All that one imagines.


You mean that you imagine something and it happens like that, eh? Or it is in a dream...

   What is the function, the use of the imagination?

If one knows how to use it, as I said, one can create for oneself his own inner and outer life; one can build his own existence with his imagination, if one knows how to use it and has a power. In fact it is an elementary way of creating, of forming things in the world. I have always felt that if one didn't have the capacity of imagination he would not make any progress. Your imagination always goes ahead of your life. When you think of yourself, usually you imagine what you want to be, don't you, and this goes ahead, then you follow, then it continues to go ahead and you follow. Imagination opens for you the path of realisation. People who are not imaginative - it is very difficult to make them move; they see just what is there before their nose, they feel just what they are moment by moment and they cannot go forward because they are clamped by the immediate thing. It depends a good deal on what one calls imagination. However...

   Men of science must be having imagination!


A lot. Otherwise they would never discover anything. In fact, what is called imagination is a capacity to project oneself outside realised things and towards things realisable, and then to draw them by the projection. One can obviously have progressive and regressive imaginations. There are people who always imagine all the catastrophes possible, and unfortunately they also have the power of making them come. It's like the antennae going into a world that's not yet realised, catching something there and drawing it here. Then naturally it is an addition to the earth atmosphere and these things tend towards manifestation. It is an instrument which can be disciplined, can be used at will; one can discipline it, direct it, orientate it. It is one of the faculties one can develop in himself and render serviceable, that is, use it for definite purposes.

   Sweet Mother, can one imagine the Divine and have the contact?

Certainly if you succeed in imagining the Divine you have the contact, and you can have the contact with what you imagine, in any case. In fact it is absolutely impossible to imagine something which doesn't exist somewhere. You cannot imagine anything at all which doesn't exist somewhere. It is possible that it doesn't exist on the earth, it is possible that it's elsewhere, but it is impossible for you to imagine something which is not already contained in principle in the universe; otherwise it could not occur.

   Then, Sweet Mother, this means that in the created universe nothing new is added?

In the created universe? Yes. The universe is progressive; we said that constantly things manifest, more and more. But for your imagination to be able to go and seek beyond the manifestation something which will be manifested, well, it may happen, in fact it does - I was going to tell you that it is in this way that some beings can cause considerable progress to be made in the world, because they have the capacity of imagining something that's not yet manifested. But there are not many. One must first be capable of going beyond the manifested universe to be able to imagine something which is not there. There are already many things which can be imagined.

   What is our terrestrial world in the universe? A very small thing. Simply to have the capacity of imagining something which does not exist in the terrestrial manifestation is already very difficult, very difficult. For how many billions of years hasn't it existed, this little earth? And there have been no two identical things. That's much. It is very difficult to go out from the earth atmosphere with one's mind; one can, but it is very difficult. And then if one wants to go out, not only from the earth atmosphere but from the universal life!

   To be able simply to enter into contact with the life of the earth in its totality from the formation of the earth until now, what can this mean? And then to go beyond this and enter into contact with universal life from its beginnings up to now... and then again to be able to bring something new into the universe, one must go still farther beyond.

   Not easy!
   That's all?
   (To the child) Convinced?
   ~ The Mother, Questions And Answers 1955, [T1],
16:
   The whole question.


The whole question? And now, do you understand?... Not quite? I told you that you did not understand because it was muddled up; in one question three different ideas were included. So naturally it created a confusion. But taken separately they are what I explained to you just now, most probably; that is to say, one has this altogether ignorant and obliterated consciousness and is convinced that he is the cause and effect, the origin and result of himself, separate from all others, separate with a limited power to act upon others and a little greater capacity to be set in movement by others or to react to others' influence. That is how people think usually, something like that, isn't that so? How do you feel, you? What effect do you have upon yourself? And you? And you?... You have never thought about it? You have never looked into yourself to see what effect you exercise upon yourself? Never thought over it? No? How do you feel? Nobody will tell me? Come, you tell me that. Never tried to understand how you feel? Yes? No? How strange! Never sought to understand how, for example, decisions take place in you? From where do they come? What makes you decide one thing rather than another? And what is the relation between a decision of yours and your action? And to what extent do you have the freedom of choice between one thing and another? And how far do you feel you are able to, you are free to do this or that or that other or nothing at all?... You have pondered over that? Yes? Is there any one among the students who has thought over it? No? Nobody put the question to himself? You? You?...

Even if one thinks over it, perhaps one is not able to answer!

One cannot explain?

No.

It is difficult to explain? Even this simple little thing, to see where in your consciousness the wills that come from outside meet your will (which you call yours, which comes from within), at what place the two join together and to what extent the one from outside acts upon that from within and the one from within acts upon that from outside? You have never tried to find this out? It has never seemed to you unbearable that a will from outside should have an action upon your will? No?

I do not know.

Oh! I am putting very difficult problems! But, my children, I was preoccupied with that when I was a child of five!... So I thought you must have been preoccupied with it since a long time. In oneself, there are contradictory wills. Yes, many. That is one of the very first discoveries. There is one part which wants things this way; and then at another moment, another way, and a third time, one wants still another thing! Besides, there is even this: something that wants and another which says no. So? But it is exactly that which has to be found if you wish in the least to organise yourself. Why not project yourself upon a screen, as in the cinema, and then look at yourself moving on it? How interesting it is!

This is the first step.

You project yourself on the screen and then observe and see all that is moving there and how it moves and what happens. You make a little diagram, it becomes so interesting then. And then, after a while, when you are quite accustomed to seeing, you can go one step further and take a decision. Or even a still greater step: you organise - arrange, take up all that, put each thing in its place, organise in such a way that you begin to have a straight movement with an inner meaning. And then you become conscious of your direction and are able to say: "Very well, it will be thus; my life will develop in that way, because that is the logic of my being. Now, I have arranged all that within me, each thing has been put in its place, and so naturally a central orientation is forming. I am following this orientation. One step more and I know what will happen to me for I myself am deciding it...." I do not know, I am telling you this; to me it seemed terribly interesting, the most interesting thing in the world. There was nothing, no other thing that interested me more than that.

This happened to me.... I was five or six or seven years old (at seven the thing became quite serious) and I had a father who loved the circus, and he came and told me: "Come with me, I am going to the circus on Sunday." I said: "No, I am doing something much more interesting than going to the circus!" Or again, young friends invited me to attend a meeting where we were to play together, enjoy together: "No, I enjoy here much more...." And it was quite sincere. It was not a pose: for me, it was like this, it was true. There was nothing in the world more enjoyable than that.

And I am so convinced that anybody who does it in that way, with the same freshness and sincerity, will obtain most interesting results.... To put all that on a screen in front of yourself and look at what is happening. And the first step is to know all that is happening and then you must not try to shut your eyes when something does not appear pleasant to you! You must keep them wide open and put each thing in that way before the screen. Then you make quite an interesting discovery. And then the next step is to start telling yourself: "Since all that is happening within me, why should I not put this thing in this way and then that thing in that way and then this other in this way and thus wouldn't I be doing something logical that has a meaning? Why should I not remove that thing which stands obstructing the way, these conflicting wills? Why? And what does that represent in the being? Why is it there? If it were put there, would it not help instead of harming me?" And so on.

And little by little, little by little, you see clearer and then you see why you are made like that, what is the thing you have got to do - that for which you are born. And then, quite naturally, since all is organised for this thing to happen, the path becomes straight and you can say beforehand: "It is in this way that it will happen." And when things come from outside to try and upset all that, you are able to say: "No, I accept this, for it helps; I reject that, for that harms." And then, after a few years, you curb yourself as you curb a horse: you do whatever you like, in the way you like and you go wherever you like.

It seems to me this is worth the trouble. I believe it is the most interesting thing.

...

You must have a great deal of sincerity, a little courage and perseverance and then a sort of mental curiosity, you understand, curious, seeking to know, interested, wanting to learn. To love to learn: that, one must have in one's nature. To find it impossible to stand before something grey, all hazy, in which nothing is seen clearly and which gives you quite an unpleasant feeling, for you do not know where you begin and where you end, what is yours and what is not yours and what is settled and what is not settled - what is this pulp-like thing you call yourself in which things get intermingled and act upon one another without even your being aware of it? You ask yourself: "But why have I done this?" You know nothing about it. "And why have I felt that?" You don't know that, either. And then, you are thrown into a world outside that is only fog and you are thrown into a world inside that is also for you another kind of fog, still more impenetrable, in which you live, like a cork thrown upon the waters and the waves carry it away or cast it into the air, and it drops and rolls on. That is quite an unpleasant state. I do not know, but to me it appears unpleasant.

To see clearly, to see one's way, where one is going, why one is going there, how one is to go there and what one is going to do and what is the kind of relation with others... But that is a problem so wonderfully interesting - it is interesting - and you can always discover things every minute! One's work is never finished.

There is a time, there is a certain state of consciousness when you have the feeling that you are in that condition with all the weight of the world lying heavy upon you and besides you are going in blinkers and do not know where you are going, but there is something which is pushing you. And that is truly a very unpleasant condition. And there is another moment when one draws oneself up and is able to see what is there above, and one becomes it; then one looks at the world as though from the top of a very very high mountain and one sees all that is happening below; then one can choose one's way and follow it. That is a more pleasant condition. This then is truly the truth, you are upon earth for that, surely. All individual beings and all the little concentrations of consciousness were created to do this work. It is the very reason for existence: to be able to become fully conscious of a certain sum of vibrations representing an individual being and put order there and find one's way and follow it.

And so, as men do not know it and do not do it, life comes and gives them a blow here: "Oh! that hurts", then a blow there: "Ah! that's hurting me." And the thing goes on like that and all the time it is like that. And all the time they are getting pain somewhere. They suffer, they cry, they groan. But it is simply due to that reason, there is no other: it is that they have not done that little work. If, when they were quite young, there had been someone to teach them to do the work and they had done it without losing time, they could have gone through life gloriously and instead of suffering they would have been all-powerful masters of their destiny.

This is not to say that necessarily all things would become pleasant. It is not at all that. But your reaction towards things becomes the true reaction and instead of suffering, you learn; instead of being miserable, you go forward and progress. After all, I believe it is for this that you are here - so that there is someone who can tell you: "There, well, try that. It is worth trying." ~ The Mother, Questions And Answers 1953, 199,

*** WISDOM TROVE ***

1:Life is a do-it-yourself project. ~ napoleon-hill, @wisdomtrove
2:The road is long fro the project to its completion. ~ moliere, @wisdomtrove
3:Man is the being whose project it is to be God. ~ jean-paul-sartre, @wisdomtrove
4:Life is a do-it-for-others, do-it-yourself project. ~ denis-waitley, @wisdomtrove
5:Find a happy person, and you will find a project. ~ sonja-lyubomirsky, @wisdomtrove
6:My fun is working on a project and solving the problems. ~ walt-disney, @wisdomtrove
7:The aim of art is to project an inner vision into the world. ~ bruce-lee, @wisdomtrove
8:You always project on the outside how you feel on the inside. ~ denis-waitley, @wisdomtrove
9:The project you are most resisting carries your greatest growth. ~ robin-sharma, @wisdomtrove
10:This living, this living, this living Was never a project of mine. ~ dorothy-parker, @wisdomtrove
11:Every person is, in part, &
12:I'm only interested in people engaged in a project of self-transformation. ~ susan-sontag, @wisdomtrove
13:It takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project. ~ napoleon-hill, @wisdomtrove
14:One can't dull a project better than by discussing it repeatedly. ~ johann-wolfgang-von-goethe, @wisdomtrove
15:A lack of patience in trifling matters might lead to the disruption of great project. ~ confucius, @wisdomtrove
16:What you don't see and don't acknowledge in yourself, you project onto someone else. ~ gary-zukav, @wisdomtrove
17:If you want a job done well, call it a project by Rob Morse, www.sfgate.com. June 4, 1999. ~ tom-peters, @wisdomtrove
18:When you're working on a project, make sure at least one person knows what they are doing. ~ walt-disney, @wisdomtrove
19:One characteristic of winners is they always look upon themselves as a do it yourself project. ~ denis-waitley, @wisdomtrove
20:Start with just one small task from the project, instead of trying to tackle everything at once. ~ leo-babauta, @wisdomtrove
21:I feel that the whole Western World will benefit by the resurrection of the neutron bomb project. ~ ronald-reagan, @wisdomtrove
22:There are lots of good reasons to abandon a project. Having a little competition is not one of them. ~ seth-godin, @wisdomtrove
23:The &
24:All white-collar work is project work. The single salient fact that touches all of our lives is that work is being reinvented. ~ tom-peters, @wisdomtrove
25:The amount of time people waste dwelling on failures rather than putting that energy into another project, always amazes me ~ richard-branson, @wisdomtrove
26:People hold an image of you and project that image when they feel you are changing. Disappear for a while. Break up your routines. ~ frederick-lenz, @wisdomtrove
27:People project a grey energy that is very destructive to weaken you, to drain you - just as the snake uses position to capture its victim. ~ frederick-lenz, @wisdomtrove
28:Enthusiasm is that ingredient of vitality mixed with a firm belief in what you are doing that ensures the success of any project you undertake. ~ dale-carnegie, @wisdomtrove
29:As you grow in self-esteem, your face, manner, way of talking and moving will tend naturally to project the pleasure you take in being alive. ~ nathaniel-branden, @wisdomtrove
30:When we look at our lives, we can see that our past is projected as a future. There's no way to have a future other than to project an unquestioned past. ~ byron-katie, @wisdomtrove
31:When you smile and project an aura of warmth, kindness, and friendliness, you will attract warms, kindness, and friendliness. Happy people will be drawn to you. ~ joel-osteen, @wisdomtrove
32:If my aim is to prove I am &
33:If we are in earnest about giving the Union energy and duration we must abandon the vain project of legislating upon the States in their collective capacities. ~ alexander-hamilton, @wisdomtrove
34:But to proceed in this reconciling project with regard to the question of liberty and necessity; the most contentious question of metaphysics, the most contentious science. ~ david-hume, @wisdomtrove
35:What means the most to me changes through the years. There was a time when movies meant the most. But when I'm concentrating on a project, that's what means the most to me. ~ steve-martin, @wisdomtrove
36:Have an outcome in mind. How will you know when your project is complete? Visualize what the project will look like when you’re done. Then write this down in a sentence or two. ~ leo-babauta, @wisdomtrove
37:The history of mankind is a perennial tragedy; for the highest ideals which the individual may project are ideals which he can never realize in social and collective terms. ~ reinhold-niebuhr, @wisdomtrove
38:Most of us have, in the past seventy-two hours, received more change-producing, project-creating, and priority-shifting inputs than our parents did in a month, maybe even in a year. ~ david-allen, @wisdomtrove
39:As project chief you are creating a narrative, a story, a good yarn. If you look at the process-journey that way, you and your gang will ... dramatically up the odds of a WOW outcome! ~ tom-peters, @wisdomtrove
40:If literature has engaged me as a project, first as a reader, then as a writer, it is as an extension of my sympathies to other selves, other domains, other dreams, other territories. ~ susan-sontag, @wisdomtrove
41:Make an extensive table of project &
42:The most satisfying project you will ever undertake&
43:The film project has been twenty years of constipation, and he likens the Hollywood process to trying to grill a steak by having a succession of people coming into the room and breathing on it. ~ douglas-adams, @wisdomtrove
44:If you overcome your fear to ask someone for a date, a raise, or help with a project, that is an act of self-assertiveness. You are moving out into life rather than contracting and withdrawing. ~ nathaniel-branden, @wisdomtrove
45:Perhaps your challenge isn't finding a better project or a better boss. Perhaps you need to get in touch with what it means to feel passionate. People with passion look for ways to make things happen. ~ seth-godin, @wisdomtrove
46:You create a God to your own Image, however dismal the image. Through the film of your mind you project a world and also a God to give it cause and purpose. It is all imagination -step out of it. ~ sri-nisargadatta-maharaj, @wisdomtrove
47:People frequently fail when they try to do everything at once. They approach a massive project and quickly get discouraged. Taking small, but high-value steps takes less time, and you learn more in the long run. ~ tim-ferris, @wisdomtrove
48:The most exciting and, by far, the most important part of our Florida project, in fact, the heart of everything well be doing in Disney World, will be our experimental prototype city of tomorrow. We call it EPCOT. ~ walt-disney, @wisdomtrove
49:To begin with the end in mind means to begin each day, task, or project with a clear vision of your desired direction and destination, and then continue by flexing your proactive muscles to make things happen.   ~ stephen-r-covey, @wisdomtrove
50:Happy people don't sit around, they strive for something personally meaningful, whether it's learning a new language, retraining in their careers or raising good kids. Find a happy person, and you will find a project. ~ sonja-lyubomirsky, @wisdomtrove
51:If we are hungry enough for God, we will find a way into His presence. We should be so hungry for the presence of God that we absolutely will not go out of our house or tackle any kind of project until we have spent some time with Him. ~ joyce-meyer, @wisdomtrove
52:The only thing that guarantees an open-ended collaboration among human beings, the only thing that guarantees that this project is truly open-ended, is a willingness to have our beliefs and behaviors modified by the power of conversation. ~ sam-harris, @wisdomtrove
53:I choose a project based on whether it feels worthwhile working on when it comes to me. But secondly I choose it if it sounds like fun. Projects are determined by just how they strike me at the moment, as they have done throughout my whole life. ~ steve-martin, @wisdomtrove
54:We learn to be right and to make everyone else wrong. The need to be right is the result of trying to protect the image we want to project to the outside. We have to impose our way of thinking, not just onto other humans, but even upon ourselves.   ~ don-miguel-ruiz, @wisdomtrove
55:Do I believe, for example, that by using magic I could fly? No. How would you get around gravity? Impossible. Do I believe that I might be able to project my consciousness into a very, very vivid simulation of flying? Yeah. Yes, I've done that. Yes, that works. ~ alan-moore, @wisdomtrove
56:When we consider a project, we really study it-not just the surface idea, but everything about it. And when we go into that new project, we believe in it all the way. We have confidence in our ability to do it right. And we work hard to do the best possible job. ~ walt-disney, @wisdomtrove
57:You are not likely to bring out the best in people or nurture their creativity if every time you hear about their problems you instantly offer a solution Encourage people to look for their own solutions-and project the knowledge that they are capable of doing so. ~ nathaniel-branden, @wisdomtrove
58:Take a moment to reflect upon the existence of the musical The Book of Mormon. Now imagine the security precautions that would be required to stage a similar production about Islam. The project is unimaginable—not only in Beirut, Baghdad, or Jerusalem, but in New York City. ~ sam-harris, @wisdomtrove
59:The aim of art is to project an inner vision into the world, to state in aesthetic creation the deepest psychic and personal experiences of a human being. It is to enable those experiences to be intelligible and generally recognized within the total framework of an ideal world. ~ bruce-lee, @wisdomtrove
60:The founders of a new colony, whatever Utopia of human virtue and happiness they might originally project, have invariably recognized it among their earliest practical necessities to allot a portion of the virgin soil as a cemetery, and another portion as the site of a prison. ~ nathaniel-hawthorne, @wisdomtrove
61:you can take action to make the future different. But even then, remember that most of the factors that shape the future are out of your hands. You can do everything right, and still the glass will break, the project will go nowhere, you’ll catch the flu, or a friend will remain upset. ~ rick-hanson, @wisdomtrove
62:A writer's problem does not change. He himself changes and the world he lives in changes but his problem remains the same. It is always how to write truly and having found what is true, to project it is such a way that it becomes a part of the experience of the person who reads it. ~ ernest-hemingway, @wisdomtrove
63:The purpose of romantic relationships is to encourage you to grow spiritually. Romantic relationships can do this because they are interactions in which you come to see those parts of yourself that are constructive, healthy and creative. You see them because you project them onto someone else. ~ gary-zukav, @wisdomtrove
64:I've often hesitated in beginning a project because I've thought, &
65:One of the traditional methods of imposing statism or socialism on a people has been by way of medicine. It’s very easy to disguise a medical program as a humanitarian project, most people are a little reluctant to oppose anything that suggests medical care for people who possibly can’t afford it. ~ ronald-reagan, @wisdomtrove
66:Staying focused on a project or plan is one of the most difficult challenges we face. There is always the house to clean, calls to make, laundry to fold, deadlines to meet. Actually, there is only one thing that keeps us from our goals - lack of focus. And very often, lack of focus is caused by fear. ~ lyania-vanzant, @wisdomtrove
67:Focus on guilt will always breed fear, and focus on innocence will always breed love. Any time we project guilt onto someone else, we are fortifying the experience of guilt within ourselves. Like blood on Lady MacBeth's hands, we cannot remove our own guilty feelings as long as we are judging others. ~ marianne-williamson, @wisdomtrove
68:One of my teachers once said that the way you know you're on the right path is that it works. Now, that doesn't mean you don't run into blocks and brick walls, but it does mean that you can find a way around them or find a way to change yourself or your project in order to find the flow again and have it work. ~ james-redfield, @wisdomtrove
69:I have seen something of the project of M. de St. Pierre, for maintaining a perpetual peace in Europe. I am reminded of a device in a cemetery, with the words: Pax perpetua ; for the dead do not fight any longer: but the living are of another humor; and the most powerful do not respect tribunals at all. ~ gottfried-wilhelm-leibniz, @wisdomtrove
70:Why don't you conceive of God as an ally who is coming, who has been approaching since time began, the one who will someday arrive, the fruit of a tree whose leaves we are? Why not project his birth into the future, and live your life as an excruciating and lyrical moment in the history of a prodigious pregnancy? ~ rainer-maria-rilke, @wisdomtrove
71:In every moment we make a decision - whether conscious or unconscious. Will I choose to open my heart, send love, withhold judgment and thus free myself from fear? Or will I close my heart, project fear instead of extending love, judge others, and thus bind myself to fear? The choice is mine and mine alone. ~ marianne-williamson, @wisdomtrove
72:If you think that people should be nice to one another, then by all means be nice. But when you project that belief onto the people and the world around you as if it were an objective reality, or worse still, as if it were their job to be nice to you, you put yourself at odds with what is, and suffering will surely follow. ~ adyashanti, @wisdomtrove
73:My mother always taught me never to look back in regret but to move on to the next thing. The amount of time people waste dwelling on failures rather than putting that energy into another project, always amazes me. I have fun running all the Virgin businesses-so a setback is never a bad experience, just a learning curve. ~ richard-branson, @wisdomtrove
74:I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth. No single space project... will be more exciting, or more impressive to mankind, or more important... and none will be so difficult or expensive to accomplish. ~ john-f-kennedy, @wisdomtrove
75:When a warrior is present and awake to all that she is, she is able to take on any challenge, any project, or any future that she desires. Her daily prayer is to have the strength to love all of herself, the courage to listen to what she is guided to do and the confidence to go out, stand tall and deliver her gifts to the world. ~ debbie-ford, @wisdomtrove
76:I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth. No single space project... will be more exciting, or more impressive to mankind, or more important... and none will be so difficult or expensive to accomplish... ~ john-f-kennedy, @wisdomtrove
77:All you have to do is say "yes." Don't make some big project out of it. Don't make some big deal out of it. Just say "yes." You don't even know what it means to say "yes," but you say it anyway. You'll never know what it means to say "yes," but you do it anyway. Freedom and Love arise when you die into the unknown mystery of being. ~ adyashanti, @wisdomtrove
78:If you don’t put the big rocks in first, you’ll never get them in at all. What are the big rocks in your life? A project that you want to accomplish? Time with your loved ones? Your faith, your education, your finances? A cause? Teaching or mentoring others? Remember to put these Big Rocks in first or you’ll never get them in at all. ~ stephen-r-covey, @wisdomtrove
79:If you're running a 26-mile marathon, remember that every mile is run one step at a time. If you are writing a book, do it one page at a time. If you're trying to master a new language, try it one word at a time. There are 365 days in the average year. Divide any project by 365 and you'll find that no job is all that intimidating. ~ charles-r-swindoll, @wisdomtrove
80:If your project or organization depends on knowing things that other people don't know (but could find out if they wanted to), your days are probably numbered. Ask a travel agent The alternative, while difficult, is obvious. Provide enough non-commodity service and customization that it doesn't matter if the ideas spread. In fact, it will help you when they do. ~ seth-godin, @wisdomtrove
81:In all probability the Human Genome Project will, someday, find that I carry some recessive gene for optimism, because despite all my best efforts I still can't scrape together even a couple days of hopelessness. Future scientists will call it the Pollyanna Syndrome, and if forced to guess, I'd say that mine has been a way-long case history of chasing rainbows. ~ chuck-palahniuk, @wisdomtrove
82:Ideas come at any moment - except when you demand them. Most ideas come while I'm physically active, at the gym, with friends, gardening, so I always carry pen and paper. My first draft is always written in longhand. But once the first dozen chapters, more like short stories, are written, then momentum builds until I can't leave the project until it's done. ~ chuck-palahniuk, @wisdomtrove
83:The process of Deliberate Creation is twofold: It involves the thought that you project, and the corresponding feeling that comes forth. You offer the thought from your conscious, physical perspective - and your Inner Being offers you a corresponding feeling. Therefore, you are literally co-creating: You, the physical you, and you, the inner, Non-physical you. ~ esther-hicks, @wisdomtrove
84:Innovative efforts should never report to line managers charged with responsibility for ongoing operations. The new project is an infant and will remain one for the foreseeable future, and infants belong in the nursery. The &
85:The sad truth is, if you push hard enough, and if you’re so stubborn that you must have things your way, God will sometimes allow you to undertake a project without His blessing or at the wrong time. The problem with that, of course, is when you start something in your own strength and in your own timing, you’re going to have to finish it and maintain it in your own strength. ~ joel-osteen, @wisdomtrove
86:Well, think of what I’m doing to you right now. For me I’m the self, and you’re the object. For you, of course, it’s the exact opposite you’re the self to you and I’m the object. And by exchanging self and object, we can project ourselves onto the other and gain self-consciousness. Volitionally.I still don’t get it, but it sure feels good.That’s the whole idea,the girl said. ~ haruki-murakami, @wisdomtrove
87:Choose one project that is new or stuck or that could simply use some improvement. Think of your purpose. Think of what a successful outcome would look like: where would you be physically, financially, in terms of reputation, or whatever? Brainstorm potential steps. Organize your ideas. Decide on the next actions. Are you any clearer about where you want to go and how to get there? ~ david-allen, @wisdomtrove
88:Well, there was stuff going on, heroic events. One was what used to be, and probably still is, the largest moving project in history. The headquarters of the Bell Telephone Company used to be brick. What they did was take the old brick building - with the operators in there saying, "Number please" and all that - and they put it through a quarter of a turn and moved it half a block! ~ kurt-vonnegut, @wisdomtrove
89:When someone new comes into your life and suddenly you feel more alive, more beautiful, more sexual, more creative, more desirable and more engaged; you feel that this new person is the key to those feelings. But actually, you have these qualities too. What you don't see and don't acknowledge in yourself, you project onto someone else. Carl Jung explored this very well. He called it projection. ~ gary-zukav, @wisdomtrove
90:We rush through our days in such stress and intensity, as if we were here to stay and the serious project of the world depended on us. We worry and grow anxious; we magnify trivia until they become important enough to control our lives. Yet all the time we have forgotten that we are but temporary sojourners on the surface of a strange planet spinning slowly in the infinite night of the cosmos. ~ john-odonohue, @wisdomtrove
91:There's little in taking or giving, There's little in water or wine: This living, this living, this living, Was never a project of mine. Oh, hard is the struggle, and sparse is The gain of the one at the top, For art is a form of catharsis, And love is a permanent flop, And work is the province of cattle, And rest's for a clam in a shell, So I'm thinking of throwing the battle - Would you kindly direct me to hell? ~ dorothy-parker, @wisdomtrove
92:Discouragement destroys hope, so naturally the devil always tries to discourage us. Without hope we give up, which is what the devil wants us to do. The Bible repeatedly tells us not to be discouraged or dismayed. God knows that we will not come through to victory if we get discouraged, so He always encourages us as we start out on a project by saying to us, Don’t get discouraged. God wants us to be encouraged, not discouraged. ~ joyce-meyer, @wisdomtrove
93:From the first days of my career as an entrepreneur, I have always used my own and my team's lack of experience to our advantage. In fact, at our first venture, Student magazine, we used our newcomer status to secure great interviews and generate publicity - people were excited about our new project and wanted to get involved. Our inexperience fed our restless enthusiasm for trying new things, which became part of our core mission. ~ richard-branson, @wisdomtrove
94:It boils down to studenthood-in-perpetuity / curiosity-in-perpetuity / applied fanatic restlessness. That is, a belief that life is ONE BIG LEARNING EXPERIENCE. Something mysterious happens to a curious, fully engaged mind - and it happens as often as not, subconsciously. Strange little sparks are set off, connections made, insights triggered. The results: an exponentially increased ability to tune up / reinvent / WOW-ize today's project at work. ~ tom-peters, @wisdomtrove
95:After we had conducted thousands of experiments on a certain project without solving the problem, one of my associates, after we had conducted the crowning experiment and it had proved a failure, expressed discouragement and disgust over our having failed to find out anything. I cheerily assured him that we had learned something. For we had learned for a certainty that the thing couldn’t be done that way, and that we would have to try some other way. ~ thomas-edison, @wisdomtrove
96:The hope with Tipping Point was it would help the reader understand that real change was possible. With Blink, I wanted to get people to take the enormous power of their intuition seriously. My wish with Outliers is that it makes us understand how much of a group project success is. When outliers become outliers it is not just because of their own efforts. It's because of the contributions of lots of different people and lots of different circumstances. ~ malcolm-gladwell, @wisdomtrove
97:One of the greatest challenges facing civilization in the twenty-first century is for human beings to learn to speak about their deepest personal concerns-about ethics, spiritual experience, and the inevitability of human suffering-in ways that are not flagrantly irrational. We desperately need a public discourse that encourages critical thinking and intellectual honesty. Nothing stands in the way of this project more that the respect we accord religious faith. ~ sam-harris, @wisdomtrove
98:It's not reckless, because when we leap, when we dive in, when we begin, only begin, we bring our true nature to the project, we make it personal and urgent. And it's not abandon, not in the sense that we've abandoned our senses or our responsibility. In fact, abandoning the fear of fear that is holding us back is the single best way not to abandon the work, the pure execution of the work. Later, there's time to backpedal and water down. But right now, reckless please. ~ seth-godin, @wisdomtrove
99:It is this idea &
100:You can be loved by your family, your mate, and your friends yet not love yourself. You can be admired by your associates yet regard yourself as worthless. You can project an image of assurance and poise that fools almost everyone yet secretly tremble with a sense of inadequacy. You can fulfill the expectations of others yet fail your own. You can win every honor yet feel that you have accomplished nothing. What shall it profit a person to gain the esteem of the whole world yet lose his or her own? ~ nathaniel-branden, @wisdomtrove
101:Substances like LSD, which give away a secret about the nature of the social game - the human game and what underlies it - are potentially dangerous, of course, like any good thing is. Electricity is dangerous, fire is dangerous, cars are dangerous, planes are dangerous, but not so dangerous as driving on the freeway. The only way to handle danger is to face it. If you start getting frightened of it, then you make it worse. Because you project onto it all kinds of bogeys and threats which don't exist in it at all. ~ alan-watts, @wisdomtrove
102:The individual (no matter how well-meaning he might be, no matter how much strength he might have, if only he would use it) does not have the passion to rip himself away from either the coils of Reflection or the seductive ambiguities of Reflection; nor do the surroundings and times have any events or passions, but rather provide a negative setting of a habit of reflection, which plays with some illusory project only to betray him in the end with a way out: it shows him that the most clever thing to do is nothing at all. ~ soren-kierkegaard, @wisdomtrove
103:There is a relentless search for the factual and this quest often lacks warmth or reverence. At a certain stage in our life we may wake up to the urgency of life, how short it is. Then the quest for truth becomes the ultimate project. We can often forage for years in the empty fields of self-analysis and self-improvement and sacrifice much of our real substance for specks of cold, lonesome factual truth. The wisdom of the tradition reminds us that if we choose to journey on the path of truth, it then becomes a sacred duty to walk hand in hand with beauty. ~ john-odonohue, @wisdomtrove
104:I cannot project the degree of hatred required to make those women run around in crusades against abortion. Hatred is what they certainly project, not love for the embryos, which is a piece of nonsense no one could experience, but hatred, a virulent hatred for an unnamed object... Their hatred is directed against human beings as such, against the mind, against reason, against ambition, against success, against love, against any value that brings happiness to human life. In compliance with the dishonesty that dominates today's intellectual field, they call themselves "pro-life". ~ ayn-rand, @wisdomtrove
105:Recognize the fleeting nature of rewards and that they usually aren’t actually all that great. See, too, that painful experiences are transient and usually not that awful. Neither pleasure nor pain is worth claiming as your own or identifying with. Further, consider how every event is determined by countless preceding factors so that things can not be any other way. This is not fatalism or despair:you can take action to make the future different. But even then, remember that most of the factors that shape the future are out of your hands. You can do everything right, and still the glass will break, the project will go nowhere, you’ll catch the flu, or a friend will remain upset. ~ rick-hanson, @wisdomtrove
106:Turn positive facts into positive experiences. Good things keep happening all around us, but much of the time we don’t notice them; even when we do, we often hardly feel them. Someone is nice to you, you see an admirable quality in yourself, a flower is blooming, you finish a difficult project—and it all just rolls by. Instead, actively look for good news, particularly the little stuff of daily life: the faces of children, the smell of an orange, a memory from a happy vacation, a minor success at work, and so on. Whatever positive facts you find, bring a mindful awareness to them—open up to it—dig in! Savor the experience. It’s delicious! Make it last by staying with it for 5, 10, even 20 seconds. ~ rick-hanson, @wisdomtrove
107:For example, Christianity has been responsible for great crimes such as the Inquisition, the Crusades, the oppression of native cultures across the world, and the disempowerment of women. A Christian might take offence at this and retort that all these crimes resulted from a complete misunderstanding of Christianity. Jesus preached only love, and the Inquisition was based on a horrific distortion of his teachings. We can sympathise with this claim, but it would be a mistake to let Christianity off the hook so easily. Christians appalled by the Inquisition and by the Crusades cannot just wash their hands of these atrocities – they should rather ask themselves some very tough questions. How exactly did their ‘religion of love’ allow itself to be distorted in such a way, and not once, but numerous times? Protestants who try to blame it all on Catholic fanaticism are advised to read a book about the behaviour of Protestant colonists in Ireland or in North America. Similarly, Marxists should ask themselves what it was about the teachings of Marx that paved the way to the Gulag, scientists should consider how the scientific project lent itself so easily to destabilising the global ecosystem, and geneticists in particular should take warning from the way the Nazis hijacked Darwinian theories. ~ yuval-noah-harari, @wisdomtrove

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1:business project work as one. ~ Gene Kim,
2:Shall I project a world? ~ Thomas Pynchon,
3:What we project, we get back. ~ Tony Clark,
4:Digital Youth Project by Mizuko ~ Henry Jenkins,
5:Each project changes you a bit. ~ Kit Harington,
6:I wasn't a project; I was his friend. ~ Bob Goff,
7:I get beat up on every project. ~ Casper Van Dien,
8:Every project starts with a story. ~ Colleen Atwood,
9:Sanctification is a community project. ~ John Piper,
10:Mega rail project set to link East Africa ~ Anonymous,
11:all honest trades are equally honorable ~ Project Itoh,
12:Boys do what they can; men do what they want ~ Project Pat,
13:Project VOTE!, had begun saying privately ~ Michelle Obama,
14:I’m more of a project than a person, really. ~ Amy Spalding,
15:My whole damn life
is my passion project. ~ Alicia Cook,
16:My favorite project is always the next one. ~ Michael Graves,
17:Project X now, but it started as a Hunger Game. ~ Joe Budden,
18:No one who waves a big flag is up to any good. ~ Project Itoh,
19:The road is long fro the project to its completion. ~ Moliere,
20:This project of theirs was about resetting life. ~ Hugh Howey,
21:I'm very confident in how I project my personality. ~ Megan Fox,
22:Project Hot To Trot

Operation Sex Appeal ~ Rachel Harris,
23:What You Project Will Always Come Back to You ~ Joshua P Warren,
24:You can complete a project by dropping it. ~ Arianna Huffington,
25:A consultant is only as good as their last project. ~ Jon Taffer,
26:It's important in any project to remain focused. ~ Jehane Noujaim,
27:For me marketing is about how to present a project. ~ Pedro Winter,
28:It is a fact that you project what you are. ~ Norman Vincent Peale,
29:I wish I could just project everything on the paper, ~ Patti Smith,
30:I wish I could just project everything on the paper. ~ Patti Smith,
31:Man is the being whose project it is to be God. ~ Jean Paul Sartre,
32:Passion isn’t project-specific. It’s people-specific. ~ Seth Godin,
33:Project Hollywood had reached a new nadir. MYSTERY: ~ Neil Strauss,
34:World peace is one project that we have to do together. ~ Yoko Ono,
35:If you believe in the project, you have to support it. ~ Vin Diesel,
36:I think that I'm always open to any kind of project. ~ Katie Holmes,
37:The EU project is to create a country called Europe. ~ John Redwood,
38:A dream project is anything I do when I'm awake. ~ Charles Fleischer,
39:Seeing ourselves clearly is the project of a lifetime. ~ Nathan Hill,
40:The best project is one that asks a novel question. ~ Walter Gilbert,
41:But then again, what do I know. I project. Then I judge. ~ Marc Maron,
42:Find a happy person, and you will find a project. ~ Sonja Lyubomirsky,
43:It's not what you project... it's what you don't show. ~ Lisa Kleypas,
44:It was like a class project in the structure of reality. ~ Don DeLillo,
45:My fun is working on a project and solving the problems. ~ Walt Disney,
46:Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later ~ Fred Brooks,
47:I'm spending all my time and energy on the project at hand. ~ Eric Bana,
48:Only in death are we no longer part of project mayhem ~ Chuck Palahniuk,
49:Smiling back at her seemed like such a huge project, ~ Jessica Sorensen,
50:supports controversial rail project on Florida's east coast ~ Anonymous,
51:Always write from your gut, no matter what the project is. ~ Paul Haggis,
52:Becoming me was the greatest creative project of my life. ~ Lev Grossman,
53:I did not seem to have any special project to animate me. ~ Oliver Sacks,
54:Jesus's resurrection is the beginning of God's new project. ~ N T Wright,
55:The aim of art is to project an inner vision into the world. ~ Bruce Lee,
56:Every time you do a project, you learn something new. ~ Justin Timberlake,
57:My ultimate life dream project is my kids. My family. ~ Denzel Washington,
58:Building a project should be a single trivial operation. ~ Robert C Martin,
59:I'm actually developing a project so that I can have a lead. ~ Rachel True,
60:My first payback to society in life, was The Dolphin Project. ~ Rick Danko,
61:The first thing we know about any project is the deadline—at ~ Ron Jeffries,
62:The best way to get a project done faster is to start sooner ~ Jim Highsmith,
63:Violet Markey, I’d like to be your partner on this project. ~ Jennifer Niven,
64:You wouldn't recognize me from one project to the next. ~ Rachael Leigh Cook,
65:A model needs to know how to project herself into the camera. ~ China Machado,
66:Any project can be estimated accurately (once it’s completed). ~ Peter Taylor,
67:no project is completed until its objective has been achieved. ~ Paulo Coelho,
68:Two things I ain't ever seen, a U.F.O. and a hoe that won't go. ~ Project Pat,
69:Your dislike for the project will be duly noted, and ignored. ~ John Flanagan,
70:I've never really been a part of anything but my own project. ~ Lady Sovereign,
71:the house picked up again its long, slow project of decay. ~ Diane Setterfield,
72:You are an endless project...changing, evolving, surprising. ~ James Patterson,
73:Don’t stop paying attention to a project because it gets boring. ~ Guy Kawasaki,
74:Every person is, in part, 'his own project' and makes himself. ~ Abraham Maslow,
75:Isn´t it cool? Words, books, fiction all have the power to kill. ~ Project Itoh,
76:It's really a drag to do the same project over and over again. ~ David Johansen,
77:The project you are most resisting carries your greatest growth. ~ Robin Sharma,
78:All improvement happens project by project and in no other way. ~ Joseph M Juran,
79:Every project you do, you hope you learn something more as an actor. ~ Ken Jeong,
80:God has made us study partner. We need to talk about our project. ~ Isaac Marion,
81:I'm trying to simplify my life, I guess that's my latest project. ~ Jeremy Jones,
82:Rumor has it that Palpatine has some secret project in the works. ~ James Luceno,
83:There's always a project around, but you have to pick and choose. ~ Dustin Clare,
84:The whole project of European Union is one in deep trouble. ~ Timothy Garton Ash,
85:You never know when you start a project just how good it can be. ~ Jenifer Lewis,
86:Bad leaders believe that they have to project control at all times. ~ Simon Sinek,
87:My goal, whenever entering a project, is always to gain 12 pounds. ~ Bob Odenkirk,
88:Schleip, head of the Fascia Research Project at Germany’s ~ Christopher McDougall,
89:The project you are most resisting carries your greatest growth. ~ Robin S Sharma,
90:Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later. ~ Frederick P Brooks Jr,
91:Do you know what it takes to do [a global art project]? People, energy, glue. ~ JR,
92:Every writing project must be reduced before you start to write. ~ William Zinsser,
93:I actually built a tiny computer as a junior high school project. ~ Mitchell Kapor,
94:I'm going to have a project-based life rather than a job-based life. ~ David Plotz,
95:I'm not lying, every single project I've done, they've all been great. ~ Ken Jeong,
96:Never worry about the facts. Just project an image to the public. ~ Diana Vreeland,
97:When I've finished one project, I start thinking about the next. ~ Mike Rutherford,
98:Adding manpower to a late software project, makes it later. ~ Frederick P Brooks Jr,
99:This living, this living, this living Was never a project of mine. ~ Dorothy Parker,
100:And if it was a project, would it be a chance to show his talent? ~ Charles Belfoure,
101:I always think that the project I'm working on will be the best. ~ Patricia Urquiola,
102:I'm a project manager, not a magician. Magicians have way cooler hats. ~ Merlin Mann,
103:I really put a lot of and emotion into my project in order to evoke emotion. ~ Drake,
104:The middle of every successful project looks like a disaster. ~ Rosabeth Moss Kanter,
105:The reality we can accept is limited to our consciousness, after all. ~ Project Itoh,
106:How does a project get to be a year behind schedule? One day at a time. ~ Fred Brooks,
107:No matter what it is, pick yourself up and go on to the next project ~ Shelley Duvall,
108:The audience is the source of the energy that I project back to them. ~ Blixa Bargeld,
109:The Mozilla project is big in terms of lines of code and complexity. ~ Mitchell Baker,
110:Anything that I'm doing I'm writing specifically for a particular project. ~ Nick Cave,
111:Project Johnathon Lee Ashfield, AKA Sade. That answered a lot for Mercy. ~ Lucian Bane,
112:The role of the painter . . . is to project that which sees itself in him. ~ Max Ernst,
113:[When I photograph] I project what I'm not. What I would like to be. ~ Lillian Bassman,
114:away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included ~ Anonymous,
115:The Japanese have a saying that all honest trades are equally honorable. ~ Project Itoh,
116:The more we love ourselves, the less we project our pain onto the world. ~ Louise L Hay,
117:When you have small children, packing is a challenge, a project, an ordeal ~ Kim Brooks,
118:You should've seen my big hair in the 80's, that was a real project. ~ Mariska Hargitay,
119:Brook’s Law: “Adding more programmers to a late project makes it later. ~ Eric S Raymond,
120:I always listen to a lot of different music when I am working on a project. ~ Bill Wyman,
121:I project a definite innocence. A lot of that is just the way I grew up. ~ River Phoenix,
122:I think painting has that unique potential to project opposing viewpoints. ~ Joe Bradley,
123:To move Nigeria forward, we must define our interest in the Nigeria project ~ Okey Ndibe,
124:We are just collections of DNA optimized for particular places and times. ~ Project Itoh,
125:Brilliant. The Ontology Project is a post-graduate course in card magic. ~ Jim Steinmeyer,
126:Even the Jonestown Peoples’ Temple Agricultural Project built community. ~ Leigh Phillips,
127:Heaven, for me, is one focused project - it's like a weird form of autism. ~ Jon Krakauer,
128:I don't try to project any image at all, other than the person that I am. ~ Tracy Chapman,
129:If there's somebody you love, tell them. The world always needs more love. ~ Project Itoh,
130:I'm only interested in people engaged in a project of self-transformation. ~ Susan Sontag,
131:Tests are stories we tell the next generation of programmers on a project. ~ Roy Osherove,
132:What people project to the world never shows what's lurking on the inside ~ Katie McGarry,
133:You'll get more support on a hard, important, project than a derivative one. ~ Sam Altman,
134:Has given me no choice but to advocate for the termination of this project. ~ Greg Nickels,
135:I am only interested in people engaged in a project of self-transformation. ~ Susan Sontag,
136:I hibernate. I hibernate until the next project takes shape in my mind. ~ Paolo Sorrentino,
137:On the other hand, I have no project. My project is to live until I die. ~ Esm Weijun Wang,
138:the attempt to become a compassionate human being is a lifelong project. ~ Karen Armstrong,
139:These days i tend to use one project I do as a kind of offshoot to the next. ~ Marc Almond,
140:After two weeks of working on a project, you know whether it will work or not. ~ Bill Budge,
141:Don't make your own life your project in your own life: total waste of time. ~ Lorrie Moore,
142:Instead, he would make death his final project, the center point of his days. ~ Mitch Albom,
143:As soon as one project is finished I like to go straight on to something else. ~ Marc Almond,
144:critical path is the shortest sequence of work that can complete the project. ~ Scott Berkun,
145:Get yourself a goal worth working for. Better still, get yourself a project. ~ Maxwell Maltz,
146:I like the team effort of everyone pulling together to make one good project. ~ Gregg Sulkin,
147:Writing a novel is not so much a project as a journey, a voyage, an adventure. ~ Tom Robbins,
148:You do not equal the project. Criticism of the project is not criticism of you. ~ Seth Godin,
149:Cavanagh had made over fifty trips overseas related to CIA Project ARTICHOKE. ~ H P Albarelli,
150:Fashion never stops. There is always the new project, the new opportunity. ~ Carolina Herrera,
151:It takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project. ~ Napoleon Hill,
152:The majority of the cost of a software project is in long-term maintenance. ~ Robert C Martin,
153:Waking up and having a project to work on is one of life's great pleasures. ~ Kelly Reichardt,
154:Believing in the project to a certain extent always makes things more affordable. ~ Steve Pink,
155:Don't wait for someone to green light your project, build your own intersection. ~ Tyler Perry,
156:I admire the ambition of the project, and the generosity of many of the lines. ~ Robert Fagles,
157:I'd much rather do an obviously commercial writing project than get a day job. ~ Poppy Z Brite,
158:I generally make a sort of playlist for my iPod for whatever project I'm doing. ~ Carla Gugino,
159:I’ve learned to envision the ideal end to any project before I begin it now— ~ Timothy Ferriss,
160:I want another idea, another project, but you can't make them up. They show up. ~ Greil Marcus,
161:One can't dull a project better than by discussing it repeatedly. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,
162:Project is a self-contained phrase and may or may not be capable of elaboration. ~ R K Narayan,
163:We do. Or re-create the ones we have, and project. My whole life is projection. ~ James Ellroy,
164:After you finish the first 90% of a project, you have to finish the other 90%. ~ Michael Abrash,
165:Don't undertake a project unless it is manifestly important and nearly impossible. ~ Edwin Land,
166:Every baby is born beautiful. It's what we project on them that makes them ugly. ~ Jodi Picoult,
167:every baby is born beautiful. It’s what we project on them that makes them ugly. ~ Jodi Picoult,
168:Is there a better example of natural selection in action than 'Project Runway?' ~ Jamais Cascio,
169:The larger the project, the more dead code you’ll have. It’s not a sign of failure. ~ Anonymous,
170:The middle of every successful project looks like a disaster. —Rosabeth Moss Cantor ~ Anonymous,
171:The way I look at a solo project is, I create what I want with whoever I want. ~ Sebastian Bach,
172:You have experience in C programming?  That’s mainly what we need on that project. ~ Mike Wells,
173:But now I really don't want to work unless I really, really care about a project. ~ Jodie Foster,
174:I have a level of fear going into every project, and that's what keeps me going. ~ Gerard Butler,
175:It is always said that Europe is a project of the elite. That's incorrect. ~ Jean Claude Juncker,
176:Pareto's Principle: you generally spend 80% of your time on 20% of the project. ~ Joseph M Juran,
177:You provoke a “No” with this one-sentence email. Have you given up on this project? ~ Chris Voss,
178:A lack of patience in trifling matters might lead to the disruption of great project. ~ Confucius,
179:By signing up for the project you agreed to do whatever was necessary for success. ~ Tracy Kidder,
180:I always need a couple of highlights to really spark the passion for a project. ~ Lasse Hallstrom,
181:If you listen to one project and think that's everything I do, you're completely wrong. ~ Klayton,
182:If you're going to undertake any project, like a book, you have to show up to give. ~ Simon Sinek,
183:Making movies can be a creative exciting project for director and rest of staff. ~ Philip Kaufman,
184:Making movies is never going to get better than working on a Coen brothers project. ~ Sam Elliott,
185:One of an actor's fears is that your current project could be your last project. ~ Katharine Ross,
186:The future is needed as a space to project your desires. To project, future is needed. ~ Rajneesh,
187:What you don't see and don't acknowledge in yourself, you project onto someone else. ~ Gary Zukav,
188:aken’ is a really difficult project because it was a big surprise for everybody. ~ Olivier Megaton,
189:Every time I'm not on a project, I'm writing or in the studio or doing gigs DJing. ~ Taryn Manning,
190:I have the attention span of a 2-year-old. I like to jump from project-to-project. ~ Reba McEntire,
191:Men, through the ideas they have, project a field of attention that limits women. ~ Frederick Lenz,
192:My great project is to undo the moral and intellectual damage of most universities ~ Dennis Prager,
193:My system for staying young is to work a lot, to always have a project on the go. ~ Carlos Fuentes,
194:Of course, love has no respect for questionnaires. As The Rosie Project tells us. ~ Graeme Simsion,
195:Project Runway, chocolate and margaritas and suddenly all is right with the world ~ Sarah Pekkanen,
196:To recreate a new aristocracy is the eternal task of every revolutionary project. ~ Guillaume Faye,
197:What really excites me in a project is when it goes in a way you haven't been before. ~ Idris Elba,
198:You cannot make promises because you never know what your next project will be. ~ Denis Villeneuve,
199:developer testing should probably take 8 to 25 percent of the total project time. ~ Steve McConnell,
200:Even if you’re surrounded by people you love, figuring out grief is a solo project. ~ Nora McInerny,
201:Every time you start a project, you're hopeful that the critics receive it warmly. ~ Bryan Cranston,
202:I love thinking about the film, the project and committing myself as much as possible. ~ Vin Diesel,
203:It’s never clear what turns a space into a home, and a life-project into a life. ~ Valeria Luiselli,
204:Kindness was her new project. She hoped it might be gentler on the soul than anger. ~ Paula Hawkins,
205:Nor had I realized until that moment how much of a group project it was to grow up.  ~ Rose Christo,
206:Preston Nichols and Peter Moon’s 1992 book The Montauk Project: Experiments in Time ~ David Wilcock,
207:The constant project of our girl selves seeming to require odd and precise attentions. ~ Emma Cline,
208:The Fairness Project is endeavoring to try to do what we can to make a fairer society. ~ Mike Lowry,
209:We have to embrace the good over the bad. That has to be one's personal project. ~ Yusef Komunyakaa,
210:You just see a good project and want to be involved in it, and thats what Dexter was. ~ David Zayas,
211:Imaginative writers often project their own monsters and meanings on basic facts. ~ Christopher Bram,
212:I'm not in a hurry to do a lot of projects. I am very resolved in each project I take on. ~ Maya Lin,
213:My faith is very personal. It's not something that I want to project on other people. ~ Jim Gaffigan,
214:The more people you have to ask for permission, the more dangerous a project gets. ~ Alain de Botton,
215:The thing to judge in any jazz artist is, does the man project and does he have ideas. ~ Miles Davis,
216:When I was eleven, I got cast in the last directorial project of Christopher Reeve. ~ Vanessa Marano,
217:Every project and goal deserves an approach fitted perfectly to what needs to be done. ~ Ryan Holiday,
218:Every project has its own challenges and rewards. If it's not challenging, why do it? ~ Howard Berger,
219:I face every project the same way - do it right and give 110%. 100% isn't good enough. ~ Debra Wilson,
220:Strategic planning for projects management using a project management maturity model ~ Harold Kerzner,
221:We lived in a housing project graced by the architectural style of Early Chicken Coop. ~ Clara Fraser,
222:We project our ideas about ourselves into the heavens and call them ideas about God. ~ Richard Curtis,
223:With classical singing you have to put out so much air - you project, you emit force. ~ Renee Fleming,
224:With each project, whether it's an album or a mixtape, I try to learn more in the process. ~ Yo Gotti,
225:How to manage a project: Limit it in scope. Make it simple. Get success. Then iterate. ~ Auren Hoffman,
226:If the project piques my interest and scares me a little bit, then it's got me hooked. ~ Ray Stevenson,
227:I tend to think of writing as a more collaborative project than I think some people do. ~ Emily Barton,
228:It is not the project but the living process that will be the measure of our actions. ~ David Holmgren,
229:To carry out any project to which you attach your own name you have to love yourself. ~ Elena Ferrante,
230:We do not project power from bankruptcy court. We're borrowing a million dollars a minute. ~ Rand Paul,
231:I've done TV and I've done film, and I'm not snobby about it. It's about the project. ~ Kelly Macdonald,
232:I wouldn't take on the project unless I could have complete creative control in casting. ~ Craig Brewer,
233:one of the quirkier cognitive disorders to which software project management is prone. ~ Charles Stross,
234:The average human's fundamental project is to find someone else to blame for their problems. ~ Jim Goad,
235:Violating human rights is integral to the project of neoliberalism and global hegemony. ~ Arundhati Roy,
236:But Josh was no less concerned about the mishap occurring under his nose, to his project. ~ Molly McLain,
237:Expect to get more than you expected [from Crash Landing project]. Expect more than a mixtape. ~ Kid Ink,
238:I don't have a dream project. I don't really think in those terms, to tell you the truth. ~ Robert Barry,
239:I love the producer, Joel Rice. We worked together years ago putting a project together. ~ Marilu Henner,
240:It is still important that every project I do I do something real, that feels true to me. ~ Garance Dore,
241:Robert Schleip, head of the Fascia Research Project at Germany’s Ulm University, ~ Christopher McDougall,
242:When you're working on a project, make sure at least one person knows what they are doing. ~ Walt Disney,
243:Eighty percent of the errors are found in 20 percent of a project's classes or routines ~ Steve McConnell,
244:I am a star because I have always felt so alienated and I project this feeling to others. ~ Candy Darling,
245:I am not a finisher, I am a starter. And I am always thinking, what is the next project. ~ Peter Eisenman,
246:If you don't have people that care about usability on your project, your project is doomed. ~ Jeff Atwood,
247:This new project of hers was in experimental theology. But so is all of science she thought. ~ Carl Sagan,
248:Confrontation is something that I accept as part of the project though not its purpose. ~ Andy Goldsworthy,
249:I'm always trying to find something unique or a project that I can do something unique in. ~ Josh Hartnett,
250:Is this part of the geography project? Are you wandering the riverbed or just each other? ~ Jennifer Niven,
251:Maybe I should start my happiness project by trying to be more grateful for what I’ve got, ~ Helen Russell,
252:See Bible verse 1 Kings 19:7 in reference to the HOUSE OF HOPE INTERNATIONAL COOKBOOK project. ~ Anonymous,
253:She cannot love, nor take no shape nor project or affection, she is so self-endeared ~ William Shakespeare,
254:Suppose we blasted all politicians into space. Would the SETI project find even one of them? ~ Erik Naggum,
255:The day Tarzan opened in London, I sat in a hotel room and discussed the project in detail. ~ Phil Collins,
256:To self-righteously project without a thought of listening is a form of constant selfishness ~ Paul Isaacs,
257:For a mother the project of raising a boy is the most fulfilling project she can hope for. ~ Andrea Dworkin,
258:I developed some unique software to public it on the web that I call the Folklore Project. ~ Andy Hertzfeld,
259:I find the best things are done for yourself or start as a small project and become a big thing. ~ Tom Lenk,
260:Maybe in the future I'll put out someone's one-off project, but generally I don't have time. ~ Michael Gira,
261:Start a huge, foolish project, like Noah…it makes absolutely no difference what people think of you. ~ Rumi,
262:The Venus Project is not about new cities or new architecture. It's about a way of thinking ~ Jacque Fresco,
263:(1) give me a project to keep me occupied so he could have Benny all to himself over Christmas ~ Rachel Cohn,
264:Do you know what's the politics? -It's a big project for sale a conscience, buy a position and make money! ~,
265:Film is the best way to capture an image and project that image. It just is, hands down. ~ Christopher Nolan,
266:...if you project the image you wish the world to see, eventually it will become reality. ~ Tera Lynn Childs,
267:In the nine years I’d known Snake, this was the first time I’d heard him reference Star Wars. ~ Project Itoh,
268:Project Orion, is detailed in the excellent book of the same name by Freeman’s son, George. ~ Randall Munroe,
269:Every time he’s fired someone and taken their job, he’s delivered on whatever the project was. ~ Ashlee Vance,
270:If I could do shoes for anyone, it would be a special project for the Queen of England. ~ Christian Louboutin,
271:If you say someone is thrilled, it implies talk of an exciting project. I'm wary of such talk. ~ Frank Dobson,
272:I think it's the most extraordinary studio around. I would love to do my next project with Pixar. ~ Brad Bird,
273:Karl remembered his great truth, learned in the project: Never pass by a chance to shut up. ~ Gregory Benford,
274:Undertake a quest or any long, challenging project, and you won't come out of it the same. ~ Chris Guillebeau,
275:We each project to others a reflection of the world which includes our choices of perception. ~ Bryant McGill,
276:When you just cannot stop working. When completing this one project is all you can imagine. ~ Chuck Palahniuk,
277:At times as an actor, it's often times unclear as to what the directors envision for a project. ~ Carmen Ejogo,
278:Each project matters, and the only degrading part is giving less than one is capable of giving. ~ Ryan Holiday,
279:If the government mandates anything with a price tag on it, then it ought to fund the project. ~ Jesse Ventura,
280:I prefer consider Stromae as a collective project. Stromae is not me. Or at least it is not only me. ~ Stromae,
281:When a project has an ample budget, I am interested now in using bigger units of materials. ~ Yoshio Taniguchi,
282:Will she ever understand this? Who knows. Seeing ourselves clearly is the project of a lifetime. ~ Nathan Hill,
283:A project such as this depends heavily on the expertise and toil of archivists and librarians. ~ Niall Ferguson,
284:Getting a project started is like moving a ship. It takes a lot of energy to build up momentum. ~ Susan Collins,
285:I project myself so deeply into the characters in novels that I'm not thinking about my own life. ~ Paul Auster,
286:I stay true, because whatever the project is, I'm still looking for inside of that character. ~ Forest Whitaker,
287:Richard Helms, had reconstituted the MKULTRA Project and changed its name to Project MK-SEARCH. ~ H P Albarelli,
288:'Twilight' is such an amazing project, and I think it opened up doors for all of us cast members. ~ Kellan Lutz,
289:I float from one project to another project, so you miss people and you don't see them for years. ~ Ciaran Hinds,
290:If you don't have that trust in the backbone of the project, you may not know what you're making. ~ Lily Collins,
291:People think a lot, but most of that thinking is of a problem, project or situation - not about it ~ David Allen,
292:People think a lot, but most of that thinking is of a problem, project, or situation—not about it. ~ David Allen,
293:Project Xanadu is essentially my trademark. It was originally, and has returned to my arms as that. ~ Ted Nelson,
294:The fifth risk did not put him at risk of revealing classified information. “Project management, ~ Michael Lewis,
295:With every project I start out on, there's no footage. It's always a big slog to find the footage. ~ Alex Gibney,
296:A long project is like a secret houseguest, hidden in your study, waiting to be fed and visited. ~ John Hollander,
297:I feel that the whole Western World will benefit by the resurrection of the neutron bomb project. ~ Ronald Reagan,
298:If you fall in love with somebody you're working with, fine, but wait till your project is over. ~ Liev Schreiber,
299:I'm going to be pitching Andy Cohen on a new show for Bravo. We can call it 'Project Pantsuit.' ~ Hillary Clinton,
300:Indeed, most of us realize that the requirements are the most volatile elements in the project. ~ Robert C Martin,
301:I would like to work in any country in an interesting project. The country is not so important. ~ Tomas Lemarquis,
302:There are lots of good reasons to abandon a project. Having a little competition is not one of them. ~ Seth Godin,
303:We always project into the future or reflect in the past, but we are so little in the present. ~ Marina Abramovic,
304:When our name is on a project, our ego pushes us over the hump and drives us to do even better work. ~ Seth Godin,
305:Whether we like to admit it or not, as artists, we do project our own worldview on to what we do. ~ David Oyelowo,
306:You are so filled with your faith that you must push it upon us as well. And this is why we fight. ~ Project Itoh,
307:You need to stop this defeatist aura around you. When you project sadness, you push people away. ~ Felice Stevens,
308:Dillon’s project partner had a ruptured appendix, thus blowing their chances of finishing the midterm ~ Kait Nolan,
309:Human beings are co-partners with deity in the project of being. This is the basis of all magic. ~ Terence McKenna,
310:Never would I have thought that I would meet Mick Jagger, much less be working on the same project. ~ Ato Essandoh,
311:Not all of our work is dark, but when we are working on a dark project, we really tend to go there. ~ Erich Hoeber,
312:When you decide you're going to join a project, it's all about the gift you're giving the audience. ~ Joyce DeWitt,
313:Who cares and who doesn't care about a project, is going to shape the project in a significant way. ~ Jesse Schell,
314:Ground was broken last week on the $375 million project that is expected to be completed by early 2016. ~ Anonymous,
315:I believe in paying special attention to every project that you do and supporting the projects you do. ~ Vin Diesel,
316:Kanban is not a software development lifecycle methodology or an approach to project management. ~ David J Anderson,
317:My mom was a seamstress, and I wish I'd learned to sew because I'm obsessed with 'Project Runway!' ~ Carmen Electra,
318:What's interesting is that my style is a lot crazier than what I project out there. It's a lot edgier. ~ Eva Mendes,
319:When you're a producer or director, there's so much sweat that goes into any given project. ~ Joseph McGinty Nichol,
320:Why are we doing this project? Where do we want to be six months, a year, or even five years from now? ~ Jake Knapp,
321:Even if the project requires you to have all the ducks in a line, I can't do that. I don't create way. ~ Erykah Badu,
322:For me the road became a zone, in places like Saint Marks poetry Project where I worked for 12 years. ~ Anne Waldman,
323:I see myself as a technical person who chose a great project and a great way of doing that project. ~ Linus Torvalds,
324:It was about this time I conceiv'd the bold and arduous project of arriving at moral perfection. ~ Benjamin Franklin,
325:Objects do not have meaning. But if an object is thoughtful we project meaning onto it in daily life. ~ Karim Rashid,
326:Our tendency is to project out of our own autobiographies what we think other people want or need. ~ Stephen R Covey,
327:You don't even know the sequences to the Human-Gnome Project, you haven't come to terms with your God yet. ~ Canibus,
328:Every book is a new journey. I never felt I was an expert on a subject as I embarked on a project. ~ David McCullough,
329:I don't work on a project unless I believe that it will dramatically improve life for a bunch of people. ~ Dean Kamen,
330:If you could ever do a project that really has magic in it, and justifiable magic, you should do it. ~ Robert Redford,
331:I think for me to find that project is going to be something that I'm going to have to develop for myself. ~ Nia Long,
332:My perception is that I'm a guy who really does a lot of homework surrounding any project that I do. ~ Nolan Bushnell,
333:Nobody knows how Honda is organized, except that it uses lots of project teams and is quite flexible. ~ Kenichi Ohmae,
334:The only way to reduce the variability in the estimate is to reduce the variability in the project. ~ Steve McConnell,
335:We need to talk. All of us About what we're going to do now." "I was going to watch Project Runway. ~ Cassandra Clare,
336:But she project vitality - you knew that she was there. I could feel vibrations running between us. ~ Charles Bukowski,
337:My favorite part of any project is the preparation. It's where you get to meet the people, the experts. ~ Jason Clarke,
338:Relationships fail when people take their own insecurities and project them as their partner's flaws. ~ Steve Maraboli,
339:War was not dependent on personal volition; it was an unceasing imperial project, authorized by Islam. ~ Roger Crowley,
340:As soon as I'm finished with it, it feels like an impersonal project. Like, "Well, I did another book." ~ Daniel Clowes,
341:Don’t project his mistakes from the past onto him now. Don’t let past choices define present actions. ~ Nicole Williams,
342:Few people have physically and emotionally survived more than one SAP implementation project.42 ~ Clayton M Christensen,
343:I'm doing a play, a musical. The musical follows the Mamma Mia concept. It's my first LA theater project. ~ Tatyana Ali,
344:In any project the important factor is your belief. Without belief, there can be no successful outcome. ~ William James,
345:It's amazing how much resilience you can have when you're passionate about a project that you're doing. ~ Tamara Mellon,
346:That's what I love. I love thinking about the film, the project and committing myself as much as possible. ~ Vin Diesel,
347:Throughout the Dog Project, I had been struck by how perfectly dogs and humans complemented each other. ~ Gregory Berns,
348:When people speak of creating superhumanly intelligent beings, they are usually imagining an AI project. ~ Vernor Vinge,
349:When we complain, we often project onto others the dissatisfaction of how we're dealing with our own lives. ~ P M Forni,
350:Your mission isn't a project to check off your list. It's a commitment to which to dedicate your life. ~ Victoria Moran,
351:Ideas are really what interest me in producing a band, if I can bring something productive to the project. ~ Mark Hoppus,
352:I have to believe that when I finish a project, that I will not only grow as an artist, but as a person. ~ Jerry Pinkney,
353:My mother was really my partner in every project that I had. She was just the great enabler of my dreams. ~ Diane Keaton,
354:My philosophy is, don't take no for an answer and be willing to sacrifice your entire project for freedom. ~ Tim Robbins,
355:The time it will take to finish a programming project is twice as long as the time you've allotted for it. ~ Alan Cooper,
356:We need to talk. All of us About what we're going to do now."
"I was going to watch Project Runway. ~ Cassandra Clare,
357:We've got to make sure that our economy is strong at home so that we can project military power overseas. ~ Barack Obama,
358:And so what if it takes a while? What’s the hurry? Great things take time, and your life is a project. ~ Bethenny Frankel,
359:Every project is an opportunity to learn, to figure out problems and challenges, to invent and reinvent. ~ David Rockwell,
360:Ignore the junk news - work on a worthwhile project, make a plan, or do something to enhance your life. ~ Jeffrey Gitomer,
361:It just goes to show you: every baby is born beautiful. It’s what we project on them that makes them ugly. ~ Jodi Picoult,
362:It's always lovely to be part of a project that, on a creative level, is done for all the right reasons. ~ Elaine Cassidy,
363:Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure project temporally the Upper Heavens, Lower Heavens and Earth consecutively. ~ Ibrahim Ibrahim,
364:The ideal project does not exist, each time there is the opportunity to realize an approximation. ~ Paulo Mendes da Rocha,
365:When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bonds. ~ Patanjali,
366:As with purpose itself, we should be careful not to project our individual wishes onto the organization. ~ Frederic Laloux,
367:Don’t just do something “fun.” Find a way to create structure around a project and build in a timeline. ~ Chris Guillebeau,
368:If art's a seismographic project, when that project meets with failure, failure must become the subject too. ~ Chris Kraus,
369:I was hired to do this one great script called 'Cap'n Ricky' and that project is up in the air at the moment. ~ David Wain,
370:National Writing Project sites: “Students need to read like writers and they need to write like readers. ~ Kelly Gallagher,
371:The 'clean energy' challenge deserves a commitment akin to the Manhattan project or the Apollo moon landing. ~ Martin Rees,
372:Whatever it was that I felt was the weak link in my previous project gave me inspiration for the next one. ~ Joni Mitchell,
373:What is needed is an all-out science project to get vehicles off of gasoline, rather than off of the earth. ~ Brad Sherman,
374:Every labourer is a father, his labour is his child. Choose your project carefully and achieve it worthily ~ Haile Selassie,
375:If the kids did want to get into showbiz then so be it, but I would never project anything on to my children. ~ Sadie Frost,
376:I'm actually in my 22-year-old son Jason's band, After Midnight Project. The music is like Coldplay-ish rock. ~ Greg Evigan,
377:It just goes to show you: every baby is born beautiful. It’s what we project on them that makes them ugly. — ~ Jodi Picoult,
378:It's probably the most personal project [The Fourth Phase] I've done, which changed the dynamic a little bit. ~ Travis Rice,
379:Moving on, as a concept, is for stupid people, because any sensible person knows grief is a long-term project. ~ Max Porter,
380:One of the hardest things I’ve ever had to do is accept and acknowledge my privilege. It’s an ongoing project. ~ Roxane Gay,
381:That's the fantasy dream project, to collaborate with someone who preaches the gospel of art through music. ~ Frances Stark,
382:The body is not a thing, it is a situation: it is our grasp on the world and our sketch of our project ~ Simone de Beauvoir,
383:This was the goal of Project Mayhem, Tyler said, the complete and right-away destruction of civilization. ~ Chuck Palahniuk,
384:What draws me to a project is how sympathetic I am toward it, so that I can relax into it and give up myself. ~ Erykah Badu,
385:A brand is an emotional construct. It helps you to project an image to the world which you'd like to own. ~ Martin Lindstrom,
386:Charles Dickens [Project Gutenberg Editor's Note: There is also another version of this work etext98/grexp10.txt ~ Anonymous,
387:Every new project I do is a new invention of myself and reinvigorates me as to why I love the industry. ~ David Gordon Green,
388:If the most important thing for your project is to put on a circus, then you have less chance of winning things. ~ Luis Figo,
389:I'm just trying to find a good project. Work with a good director, someone I really admire. Find a good role. ~ Logan Lerman,
390:It just goes to show you: every baby is born beautiful.
It's what we project on them that makes them ugly. ~ Jodi Picoult,
391:I was so exhausted after fighting for the project for five years, shooting it was like the Bataan Death March ~ Tom Berenger,
392:Pick a big enough project, something that's really hard, something that over the years you can work on. ~ Jessica Livingston,
393:When every team expedites their work, the net result is that every project ends up moving at the same slow crawl. ~ Gene Kim,
394:admiring remarks of my team as I track down the latest obscure but in the Project Mercury Monitor System. ~ Gerald M Weinberg,
395:As I teach, I project the condition of my soul onto my students, my subject, and our way of being together. ~ Parker J Palmer,
396:If the boss is constantly pulling people off one project to chase another, nobody’s going to get anything done. ~ Jason Fried,
397:I have all the patience in the world about Sirens. For me it's not a Grateful Dead project, it's a Me project. ~ Jerry Garcia,
398:I like being free to take on any project that inspires me and to trust that the work will speak for itself. ~ Gugu Mbatha Raw,
399:It's going to be hugely depressing and you know I like to project a fearless and happy face to the world. ~ Maggie Stiefvater,
400:I would rather do a project that I've invested so much time to, rather than try to get a part on another show. ~ Emily Kinney,
401:Learning that you have stamina is an excellent thing to know. If a project fails, I know I can pick myself up. ~ Eddie Izzard,
402:Most of the time, you find that the smaller the budget, the more the project is about something substantive. ~ Robert Carlyle,
403:People have an overbearing need to project their inward doubt and hatred and emotions onto the outside world. ~ Vince Staples,
404:Well, I got to have a project. I'm not a blue-sky guy at all. I'd never let anybody like me loose in a company. ~ Gordon Bell,
405:It’s hard to start a project from scratch, and it’s also hard each time you re-enter a project after a break. ~ Jocelyn K Glei,
406:Leave it to him to finally find somebody he wanted, and have her be a project. Good thing he liked a project. ~ Rosalind James,
407:Therefore, for every public job created by the bridge project a private job has been destroyed somewhere else. ~ Henry Hazlitt,
408:You can’t dwell on problems too early, or they will swamp the virtues and you will decide not to do the project. ~ Steven Levy,
409:A person who can't finish their literature review might have a curiosity problem, not a project management problem. ~ Anonymous,
410:But one of the responsibilities of leadership is to mask one’s own fears, to project confidence at all times. ~ Neal Stephenson,
411:It’s not a bird project,” Brooke said. “It’s a people project. The birds are an excuse for doing something good. ~ Jon Mooallem,
412:It's not often as an actor you get to be involved with a project that seems to be on the right side of history. ~ Justin Bartha,
413:It's not the style that motivates me, as much as an attitude of openness that I have when I go into a project. ~ Herbie Hancock,
414:Never, ever, ever wear anything you are uncomfortable in. Because that is what you'll project: 'I look like a fool.' ~ Tom Ford,
415:There’s a difference between having a sense of where the project is headed and truly understanding the objectives, ~ Todd Henry,
416:There’s no one correct deep work ritual—the right fit depends on both the person and the type of project pursued. ~ Cal Newport,
417:Don't write something that is your passion project because all it will do is get the passion stomped out of you. ~ Thomas Lennon,
418:For her own breakfast she'll project a scheme,  Nor take her tea without a strategem. ~ Edward Young, Love of Fame (1725-1728),
419:His unfinished project stared back at Nick from the computer screen, the cursor accusing him with every blink. ~ Richard L Mabry,
420:I’m working on a large project which I hope will become a book. A war book.’ ‘Hasn’t someone already written that one? ~ Jo Nesb,
421:I put the sweat of my life into this project, and if it's a failure, I'll leave the country and never come back. ~ Howard Hughes,
422:I turned away. I couldn't hold his gaze for fear that my eyes would project the hurt, the pain I kept buried inside. ~ Sarah Jio,
423:The Phoenix Project is a must read for business and IT executives struggling with the growing complexity of IT. ~ Jim Whitehurst,
424:Autonomous Christianity never works, because our spiritual life was designed by God to be a community project. ~ Paul David Tripp,
425:But just as an actor needed a breakout role to become a star, an architect needed a career-making project. And ~ Charles Belfoure,
426:Have we,” he wondered, “conceived a merely human project and then imagined it to be a decree of the Almighty? ~ Barbara W Tuchman,
427:ISIS has a caliphate the size of Indiana! Also, US military has been totally gutted. Can't even project power anymore. ~ Jeb Bush,
428:Most of the work of project management is correctly prioritizing things and leading the team in carrying them out. ~ Scott Berkun,
429:Sometimes a step back or away from an idea, task or project brings even more perspective, insight and clarity. ~ Rasheed Ogunlaru,
430:The most challenging project I've ever done, I think, is every single thing I've ever tried to do. It's never easy. ~ Paul Auster,
431:Until we see ourselves from the outside objectively, we will automatically project our motives on other people. ~ Stephen R Covey,
432:What I wanna do with Methods is keep that around as sorta my freak out, creative free for all- anything goes project. ~ Tommy Lee,
433:You go home happy, you go to work happy, you make a better project because everybody loves it and loves each other. ~ Aldis Hodge,
434:Acting is acting, but acting is different in almost always every project, and very, very different in this context. ~ Helen Mirren,
435:After Psychonauts went on to be very, very popular in Europe, I got busy with my next big project: being unemployed. ~ Erik Wolpaw,
436:Bobby Martin has another project. He's building a house. He's out there at 6 o'clock in the morning hammering nails. ~ Frank Zappa,
437:I don't think things through very often - I don't project into the future about how a situation will turn out. ~ Michelle Williams,
438:If you cannot be on the project each day to check on things, then you should not try and be your own contractor. ~ Robert Metcalfe,
439:I like to go into the studio and start work on a project when it's time. I don't like to do it too early or too late. ~ Eric Benet,
440:I'm no good at down-time. I panic slightly and then plan a project or set up a meeting about starting a project. ~ David Morrissey,
441:The fifth risk did not put him at risk of revealing classified information. “Project management,” was all he said. ~ Michael Lewis,
442:There was no time to stick around to stroke a couple of alpha males’ egos. That kind of project could take all day.  ~ Gena D Lutz,
443:The things we buy and the brands we use are just another way for us to project our preconceptions onto one another. ~ Tanner Colby,
444:When you are inspired by some great purpose, some extraordinary project, all your thoughts break their bounds. ~ A P J Abdul Kalam,
445:When you take on a project, you have to be certain that you can make the best version of whatever it is youre given. ~ Jake Kasdan,
446:Good planning avoids the need for fixing up a project that plowed ahead without thought... about potential pitfalls. ~ Bobby Knight,
447:Here’s what I had to accept: Cleaning my house is not a project. It’s a series of boring, mundane, repetitive tasks. ~ Dana K White,
448:I am not opposed to doing a side project, like Death Cab for Cutie, where it's completely different from my own band. ~ Ryan Tedder,
449:I have always been trying to shrink myself, fix myself, a project not so much of self-improvement but obliteration. ~ Hannah Howard,
450:I'm a project-based photographer; I think in narrative terms, the way a writer thinks of a book, or a filmmaker a film. ~ Alec Soth,
451:I was part of a group that had a cinema club so every week we would project two or three movies on 16 or 35mm. ~ Guillermo del Toro,
452:Resistance gets us to plunge into a project with an overambitious and unrealistic timetable for its completion. ~ Steven Pressfield,
453:What is most decisive is God's Joy Project is not that we fully grasp it, but that our sovereign God fully grasps us. ~ Tony Reinke,
454:what you deserve, is a guy who adores you for what you are. Who doesn’t see you as a project, but a prize. You know? ~ Sarah Dessen,
455:When I'm offered a role, I look at what I think I can do with it. I look to see if I can project myself into it. ~ Louis Gossett Jr,
456:Xander, that's nothing but a glorified work project. They want some free labor and they're bribing us with ice cream. ~ Ally Condie,
457:You’ve never reacted to someone else. You project meaning onto nothing. And you react to the meaning you’ve projected ~ Byron Katie,
458:I never planned to win an Oscar. When I auditioned for Ray, I was just thinking about what a great project it would be. ~ Jamie Foxx,
459:In hock to the excitements and commercial advantages of rage, the news cruelly ignores the project of consolation. ~ Alain de Botton,
460:Ive learned the truth in these sayings: Luck is when opportunity meets preparation and The right project will find you. ~ Tony Oller,
461:Loving dogs is a question of anthropomorphism. We become attached to dogs because of the feelings we project on them. ~ Pierre Berge,
462:My whole goal in my film career is to project a positive image on the screen, that I hope people will enjoy watching. ~ Chuck Norris,
463:Overall, going to the moon is a daunting project because of the amount of fuel it takes to send a payload from Earth. ~ Walter Smith,
464:Sexual fulfillment goals, to make them happen, you have to work on them as a project. I don't think it's a bad thing. ~ Margaret Cho,
465:When a new writer comes onto a project, he'll make wholesale changes just to mark the territory or for greater credit. ~ Jon Spaihts,
466:You can keep waiting to get plucked from obscurity, or you can learn how to champion your project one person at a time. ~ Seth Godin,
467:Annie qualified as being far more interesting than his planned house-rewiring project. Probably more dangerous, too. ~ HelenKay Dimon,
468:As a producer, you can't break up w/your own project. It's like sleeping with someone that you don't like... Forever. ~ Nina Jacobson,
469:Each project, I suffer like I'm starting over again in life. There's a lot of healthy insecurity that fuels this stuff. ~ Frank Gehry,
470:I consider C++ the most significant technical hazard to the survival of your project and do so without apologies. ~ Alistair Cockburn,
471:I don't like to use a microphone around my head while I'm teaching so I had to learn how to project from my stomach more. ~ Gonjasufi,
472:If the World Series runs until election day, the networks will run the first one-half inning and project the winner. ~ Lindsey Nelson,
473:I had this movie, Death Race, that was a passion project for me that I'd had in development for almost ten years. ~ Paul W S Anderson,
474:Just doing a project because its an opportunity wont create meaning. As an artist, I need something to communicate. ~ Marco Brambilla,
475:Regardless of the project, whenever you're working on something, the best you can hope for is to be around good people. ~ Aldis Hodge,
476:The Christian sees the world as a transitional home badly in need of rehab, and we are active agents in that project. ~ Philip Yancey,
477:whatever problem you have with someone, project yourself into the other person and see it from their point of view. ~ Anderson Cooper,
478:Winkler-Koch benefited directly from this project, which was designed to help enable the fuel policy of the Third Reich. ~ Jane Mayer,
479:A typical software project can present more opportunities to learn from mistakes than some people get in a lifetime. ~ Steve McConnell,
480:In photo shoots, I rely on instinct. Which is not to say I don't bring ideas to a project or consider it beforehand. ~ Carine Roitfeld,
481:It's an ancient and honorable term for the final step in any engineering project. Turn it on, see if it smokes. ~ Lois McMaster Bujold,
482:One of the pieces of advice that we give at YC is: try to work together on a project rather than just doing an interview. ~ Sam Altman,
483:The cause of laughter is simply the sudden perception of the incongruity between a concept and the real project. ~ Arthur Schopenhauer,
484:The typical project design time for a large company like IBM - and they keep track of this - is a little over four years. ~ Bill Gates,
485:When you are inspired by some great purpose, some
extraordinary project, all of your thoughts break their
bonds ~ Robin S Sharma,
486:As a director, you just have to kind of like just get through the first project before starting on the next one. ~ Joshua Michael Stern,
487:Europe must dissipate any doubts over the euro, affirm that the euro is an irreversible project and act in consequence. ~ Mariano Rajoy,
488:Every so often a book comes along that has the power to alter the course of history. Project Animal Farm is that potent. ~ John Robbins,
489:I have a secret project which adds four hours every day to the 24 hours we have. There's a bit of time travel involved. ~ Sundar Pichai,
490:It's important to find what really suits who you are, because style isn't only what you wear, it's what you project. ~ Carolina Herrera,
491:It's really funny, because if you make up words, then people project their own meanings onto it, which I find interesting. ~ Aphex Twin,
492:Organize your project, your life, and your organization around the minimum. What’s the smallest market you can survive on? ~ Seth Godin,
493:Part of the artist's job is to make the commonplace singular, to project a different interpretation onto the conventional. ~ Sally Mann,
494:Peel back the facade of rigorous methodology projects and ask why the project was successful, and the answer is people. ~ Jim Highsmith,
495:Pushing forward his own project, the peripatetic Goertzel divides his time between Hong Kong and Rockville, Maryland. On ~ James Barrat,
496:The age of the skyscraper is gone. This is the age of the housing project. Which is always a prelude to the age of the cave. ~ Ayn Rand,
497:When you have a project, do it exactly as you see fit; then fit the facts around the event, not the other way around. ~ Robert Sheckley,
498:I love 3D a lot, I have a great interest in 3D, so if I am given the tools to do a project with 3D, it's a dream for me. ~ Michel Gondry,
499:Children involved in project work are encouraged to serve the group needs and share responsibility for what's accomplished. ~ Lilian Katz,
500:Fear only exists when you do not understand that you have the power to project thought and that the Universe will respond. ~ Esther Hicks,
501:Id like to do Broadway if the right project came along, but my mission in life is that I want to help change peoples lives. ~ Derek Hough,
502:I hope I'm as graceful and gracious as [my parents] are. It's hard for me to project how I'm gonna be if I make it to 86. ~ George W Bush,
503:I'm extremely compassionate, loving, all of those warm fuzzy things, but the outer shell doesn't project that all the time. ~ Frank Ocean,
504:I'm not the kind of actor that gets crazy with [directors'] names, what draws me toward a project is the material itself. ~ Javier Bardem,
505:I never had a “project.” I would go out and shoot, follow my eyes... I tried to capture with my camera, for others to see. ~ Helen Levitt,
506:I've been offered lots of movies. There's always some actor who's doing a project and would like to have me do it. ~ Francis Ford Coppola,
507:Percussion is the most adaptable family of instruments. The biggest challenge is to project percussion in a lyrical way. ~ Evelyn Glennie,
508:The Clinton camp has been able to project that kind of neo-McCarthy hysteria: that Russia is responsible for everything. ~ Julian Assange,
509:To put a lot of hard work and effort into a project or character and for it to be recognised, how can it not be nice? ~ Leonardo DiCaprio,
510:With every project you do, you bring out a part of yourself, and it seems to be quite a good way of expanding a person. ~ Kate Beckinsale,
511:Fear only exists when you do not understand that you have the power to project thought and that the Universe will respond. ~ Richard Dotts,
512:Have you given up on this project? The point is that this one-sentence email encapsulates the best of “No”-oriented questions ~ Chris Voss,
513:I feel like we want women to be simpler, less complex, so we project a lot of versions of simplicity onto them to fit that. ~ Sarah Polley,
514:If you want me to be straight, gay, into monkeys, dating Kylie, whatever, I'm happy for people to project whatever onto me! ~ Darren Hayes,
515:Most of my books are a two-year project. I tend to follow my heart and my mind and research materials where they take me. ~ Nikki Giovanni,
516:Whenever something good comes up that sounds like I could be part of the project, my manager and my agents send me in on it. ~ Tyler Posey,
517:Without the Project I was nothing but a secretary on a road to nowhere, drifting toward frosted hair and menthol addiction. ~ Julie Powell,
518:All white-collar work is project work. The single salient fact that touches all of our lives is that work is being reinvented. ~ Tom Peters,
519:I'm really proud of Blair Witch Project as a film, but as far as the cultural phenomenon of it - that was just weird luck. ~ Joshua Leonard,
520:I'm working on a project called Lemons, produced by Killer Films. The director has a great perspective on character development. ~ Nia Long,
521:I thought it would be nice to marry Virgil [Thomson] to have a musical background, but I never got far with the project. ~ Peggy Guggenheim,
522:Project The Forgotten Room Impact The Third Gate The Monster of Florence Terminal Freeze    (with Mario Spezi) Deep Storm ~ Douglas Preston,
523:The image you project, in many circumstances, is far more valuable than your skills or your record of past accomplishments. ~ Michael Korda,
524:The need to project an image of power at the expense of one’s true feelings is characteristic of narcissistic personalities. ~ Edward Klein,
525:this seemed to be that time in his life when he could suck the life out of any project no matter how promising it appeared ~ Mike McCormack,
526:We as visual artists need to continue to be renegades and say, "Yes I am here to do a project, but what is the social service?" ~ Nick Cave,
527:We call this widespread tendency to project contemporary culture proclitivities into the distant past "Flintstonization. ~ Christopher Ryan,
528:I didn't really think of role in those terms, like 'quirky best friend', when I read the script and when I came to the project. ~ Judy Greer,
529:If you can keep hope and worry balanced, they will drive a project forward the same way your two legs drive a bicycle forward. ~ Paul Graham,
530:I have a strong sense that every project is an invention, which is not a word I hear being used in architecture courses ~ Thomas Heatherwick,
531:I'm a working woman of 80 trying to work out what the image I can project is. How I can do it with, you know, dignity. ~ Carmen Dell Orefice,
532:It is impossible for me to get involved in films that I don't like, so I just wait for a project that really tickles my fancy. ~ Lou Doillon,
533:Lise, too, had been invited to join the Project but declined. She knew what they were developing. She wanted no part of it. ~ Denise Kiernan,
534:Tell me about your project.” “It’s a surprise,” I said loudly over the siren. “I don’t like surprises.” No surprise there. ~ Jennifer Echols,
535:You start a project as a young person and then at the end you are another person. You are ready to go for your pension. ~ Santiago Calatrava,
536:A year after its publication, it was optioned by Completion Films with Kenyan director Wanuri Kahiu attached to the project. ~ Nnedi Okorafor,
537:Because we see only what we already know. We project our own capacities—for good as well as evil—onto the other person. ~ Jan Philipp Sendker,
538:I decided I ought to pick a project that would not be controversial, that would not really cost the government a lot of money. ~ Barbara Bush,
539:It's important to push yourself to get better at your craft - whatever that is. It's important to grow and evolve with each project. ~ G Eazy,
540:It's nothing. A school project. My go-to answer for anything. Staying out late? School project. Need extra money? School project. ~ Jay Asher,
541:Rushing into action, you fail. Trying to grasp things, you lose them. Forcing a project to completion, you ruin what was almost ripe. ~ Laozi,
542:The amount of time people waste dwelling on failures rather than putting that energy into another project, always amazes me ~ Richard Branson,
543:We are undoing a pattern... It's the human pattern: we project onto the world a zillion possibilities of attaining resolution. ~ Pema Chodron,
544:Almost every project could be done better, and an infinite quantity of information is now available that could make that happen. ~ David Allen,
545:As the old saying went, the Manhattan Project wasn't built in a day. Or was that Rome? Something to do with Earth, anyway. ~ Alastair Reynolds,
546:For me a current lover has always been like whatever current book I'm writing - an obsessive project orienting all my thoughts. ~ Edmund White,
547:Only work with projects you love. That will make your creativity blend with your vitality, and the project will create itself. ~ Lisa Langseth,
548:Our natural tendency is to project onto other people our own belief and value systems, in ways in which we are not even aware. ~ Robert Greene,
549:Rust is the failure of the work of man. The project, the venture, the experiment: failed, given up on, and not cleaned up after. ~ Martin Amis,
550:Seen from the outside, death was a very gradual process of cell decomposition. It took time. Death didn't happen in an instant. ~ Project Itoh,
551:That sounds really interesting. I’m working on A, B, and C right now. Which should I set aside in order to focus on this project? ~ Kate White,
552:The job done least well by project managers is to utilize the technical genius who is not strong on management talent. ~ Frederick P Brooks Jr,
553:the smartest things you can do is talk to someone who has done a similar project before and confirm what those steps are. Perhaps ~ Kate White,
554:You learn something from everything you do. With every project I've ever done, I've always treated it like I'm still in school. ~ Kim Basinger,
555:I am in constant search for that project that speaks to me personally. And when all the pieces come together properly, it'll happen. ~ Nia Long,
556:I love every aspect of the performing arts and can't imagine myself doing anything different. I give my heart to every project. ~ Kelly Stables,
557:I think everyone has their own secret Dawn Wall to complete one day, and maybe they can put this project in their own context. ~ Kevin Jorgeson,
558:I try every time for a project to have a natural ending. As much as I can, I try to follow the story and to give it its own end. ~ Sophie Calle,
559:Law Number XXXIX: Never promise to complete any project within six months of the end of the year, in either direction. ~ Norman Ralph Augustine,
560:taught myself how to convert fractions into decimal points by going online. I’ve done every school project pretty much by myself. ~ R J Palacio,
561:The trust we build over the years if of tremendous help to me when I start in a new project and need to find associates. ~ Yann Arthus Bertrand,
562:The Venus Project presents a bold, new direction for humanity that entails nothing less than the total redesign of our culture. ~ Jacque Fresco,
563:Whether a project is large or small, it doesn't matter much to me as long as I feel I can serve the story as best as possible. ~ James Ponsoldt,
564:A Federal research project selected 1,600 children who had been abused or neglected and followed them for nearly twenty years. ~ Gavin de Becker,
565:I just want to escape my own body and project sunlight on to the walls for her to see, so she warms up and yearns for my arms. ~ Mathias Malzieu,
566:I like to audition for good projects because if it's a good project, it's an opportunity to get in front of a casting director. ~ Krysten Ritter,
567:In the end, a lack of focus is usually just fear: fear that whatever project I’m attempting will go nowhere or fail miserably. ~ Timothy Ferriss,
568:I think when I say universal, it means making a project that everybody can enjoy but also a project where they're getting closer to you. ~ Mario,
569:I've always been taught to care what other people think. My grandmother and mother taught me to project a positive image of myself. ~ Lamar Odom,
570:New recruits coming into the project (like myself) were stunned by the complexity and unable to get to grips with what was going on. ~ Anonymous,
571:There's no greater honor, as an actor, to be a part of a project that changes lives, and awakens and enlightens and entertains. ~ Wendell Pierce,
572:You can't take a dying project, sprinkle it with the magic pixie dust of "open source," and have everything magically work out. ~ Jamie Zawinski,
573:Creative Artists Agency put together a project of extraordinary mediocrity and colossal stupidity. Otherwise, it was great. ~ Mikhail Baryshnikov,
574:Failure to critique US empire allows feminist projects to be used and mobilized as handmaidens in the imperial project. ~ Chandra Talpade Mohanty,
575:I would never sign on to a project that was male-bashing, because first and foremost I'm a man... what guy would sign on for that? ~ Michael Ealy,
576:One of the big lessons of a big project is you don't want people that aren't really programmers programming, you'll suffer for it! ~ John Carmack,
577:The good thing about the European Union is that the joint project ultimately benefits all Member States and not just a few. ~ Jean Claude Juncker,
578:To be acceptable, it seems, a project must often be billed as a pure replica of a successful venture in an advanced country. ~ Albert O Hirschman,
579:We look at each one [project] and consider the context - what it is and what it can be - beyond the strictly functional concerns. ~ Richard Meier,
580:I don't need to work right away. I'd rather wait for something really good; to be excited about a role, or a director, or a project. ~ Nina Dobrev,
581:I like to have a project. I live to have something to waste my energy on, something to think about. To figure out like a puzzle. ~ Kelly Reichardt,
582:I project myself out through the glasses and across the street, a ghost in the morning sunlight, torn with disembodied lust. ~ William S Burroughs,
583:I’ve learned that fear is simply an illusion based on past experiences that we project into the present and onto the future. ~ Gabrielle Bernstein,
584:What you need, what you deserve, is a guy who adores you for what you are. Who doesn't see you as a project, but a prize. you know? ~ Sarah Dessen,
585:With a project like 'Teachers Lounge,' you're wearing a lot of hats, so it demands hard work and focus if you want to do it right. ~ Ted Alexandro,
586:Without dreams we would be cows in a field, and I don't want to live like that. I live my life or I end my life with this project. ~ Werner Herzog,
587:I can't like watching Project Runway with Heidi Klum. There's just something wrong about a German woman saying who goes and who stays ~ Joan Rivers,
588:I want to have babies one day but not right now. When I do it I want to do it really well. I want it to be my best project in life. ~ Penelope Cruz,
589:My rule was I will not answer a question that attempts to project how I will rule in a case that might come before the court. ~ Ruth Bader Ginsburg,
590:Part of the punk attitude was that you should project your music through your whole body... show your personality as much as possible. ~ Billy Idol,
591:People hold an image of you and project that image when they feel you are changing. Disappear for a while. Break up your routines. ~ Frederick Lenz,
592:People just project their idea of my character on to me and they just seem to assume that I'm the same, when in reality I'm not. ~ Robert Pattinson,
593:The Unity Band project has been life-changing for me. I have led many groups of talented musicians, but this is unlike anything else. ~ Pat Metheny,
594:The Venus Project is a concept that could happen today but it is not up to me, it depends on what others do to help bring it about. ~ Jacque Fresco,
595:Today, our sexuality is an open-ended personal project; it is part of who we are, an identity, and no longer merely something we do. ~ Esther Perel,
596:Certainly, for me, and it's gone this way on every project I've worked on, the "writing" never ends until you're done with the movie. ~ Danny Strong,
597:I'm a task-oriented actor. A pretender. And I try to invent my process anew each time I make a new project. So I frown on any method. ~ Willem Dafoe,
598:I want to explore new ideas and put myself in a place where I can finish a project that is more unusual or that doesn't seem doable. ~ Michel Gondry,
599:MKULTRA series of projects—there were 144 in all—did not replace Project ARTICHOKE. Instead, the two projects operated concurrently. ~ H P Albarelli,
600:Nothing seemed to me more appropriate than to project an image of our time with absolute fidelity to nature by means of photography. ~ August Sander,
601:Not only does investing in your infrastructure provide very good construction jobs, at the end of the project, you have something. ~ Shelley Berkley,
602:The instruments, glassware, and chemical reagents necessary for my project were the same as my 19th-century predecessors had. ~ Rita Levi Montalcini,
603:The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci (#3 in our series by Leonardo Da Vinci) ~ Anonymous,
604:There is nothing real about film. Nothing. Even the light particles that project the film can't be proven to exist. Nothing is there. ~ Richard Gere,
605:Encouragement of sedentarism is perhaps the oldest "state project," a project related to the second-oldest state project of taxation. ~ James C Scott,
606:I always believe it's better to have 30 imaginations working on a project, rather than one imagination telling the other 29 what to do. ~ Trevor Nunn,
607:I'm obsessed with low end, its kind of my religion. In a way it has given me a chance to explore more than I have in any other project. ~ Max Richter,
608:I never had a lot of ideas. I always have exactly one that is the next project; the idea of a project beyond that project is ludicrous. ~ Annie Baker,
609:I think every actor is looking for a challenge, and to play something different, and to be a part of a project with other great actors. ~ Hilary Duff,
610:It’s the reason we become enamored of certain singers, I think, because they project the voice we wish to summon within ourselves. His ~ Steve Almond,
611:The philosopher seeks to hear within himself the echoes of the world of symphony and to re-project them in the form if concepts ~ Friedrich Nietzsche,
612:The secret is you need a director who refuses to walk away and you need a director willing to put their whole career behind the project. ~ Ruba Nadda,
613:Every time I complete a major project I reward myself with two full days of just reading and coffee! I do justify that it is my work! ~ Delia J Colvin,
614:Making a movie is like getting married. You're like, "Am I going to marry this project? Am I ready for that kind of commitment?" ~ Thomas Ian Nicholas,
615:The argument that a particular project will be "self-financing" is usually the first refuge of politicians defending the indefensible. ~ George F Will,
616:The big car companies are so derivative. They want to see it work somewhere else before they will approve the project and move forward. ~ Ashlee Vance,
617:The EU is an unique project that replaced war with peace, hate with solidarity. Overwhelming emotion for awarding of Nobel prize to EU ~ Martin Schulz,
618:The wilderness that has come to us out of the eternity of the past, we have the boldness to project into the eternity of the future. ~ Howard Zahniser,
619:understand emerging threats, project power globally, conduct operations, support diplomatic efforts, and enable global economic viability. ~ Anonymous,
620:We must each achieve greater individual consciousness and self-knowledge, and project mindful kindness toward everything and everyone. ~ Bryant McGill,
621:Being consistent is way less interesting than being yourself. And if you're not interesting? Good luck with your Big Consistency Project. ~ Merlin Mann,
622:came. Despite the huge challenge, it was also a project right after my heart and fired my imagination too. We moved from the design ~ A P J Abdul Kalam,
623:I feel like I've really earnt my stripes - I feel ready to play a lead. I would just love to prove I'm good enough to carry a project. ~ Natalie Dormer,
624:Muslim and non-Muslim from across the world flocked to Baghdad to be part of Al-Ma'mun's project "Bait Al-Hekmah" or "House of Wisdom ~ Firas Alkhateeb,
625:The only way I can work is if I care and am passionate about a project, so the challenge is to find projects that I feel that way about. ~ David Heyman,
626:As a director, you should choose a project that will educate you and enrich your life, because you're going to be doing it for two years. ~ Rob Marshall,
627:Every play I do, every book I write, every painting I paint, I will struggle with. I don't know what it's like for a project to come easy. ~ Antony Sher,
628:For me, leadership has always been much more about rallying people around a project or cause than about being held up as the Boss. ~ Alyssa Mastromonaco,
629:If your project has real substance, ultimately the money will follow you like a common cur in the street with its tail between its legs. ~ Werner Herzog,
630:modern statecraft is largely a project of internal colonization, often glossed, as it is in imperial rhetoric, as a “civilizing mission. ~ James C Scott,
631:Profit in business comes from repeat customers, customers that boast about your project or service, and that bring friends with them. ~ W Edwards Deming,
632:The goal was to teach each man in the project that he had the power to control history. We, each of us, can take control of the world. ~ Chuck Palahniuk,
633:The more you focus on control, the more likely you're working on a project that's striving to deliver something of relatively minor value. ~ Tom DeMarco,
634:We must each achieve greater individual consciousness and self-knowledge, and project mindful kindness toward everything and everyone. ~ Bryant H McGill,
635:We think about project's public nature and how that can be enhanced, how the spaces we create can enliven the experience of being there. ~ Richard Meier,
636:You have to wait for a big star to come in and generate interest on a project, and now that has become me, which is an amazing blessing. ~ Jeremy Renner,
637:I was living "every girl's" dream. But I had yet to find my own passion, my personal project, the thing that would help make Paris mine. ~ Elizabeth Bard,
638:Few people find their purpose in life. Yet the real tragedy is finding your purpose but not a lifestyle that can project it to the world. ~ Zachary Koukol,
639:For a man who walks in the light, to stay humble is not to walk in the dark; you don't need to project yourself to be thought an honest man. ~ Mike Norton,
640:He is, I think, already pondering a magisterial project: that of buggering the English language, the ultimate revenge of the colonialised. ~ Angela Carter,
641:I have always been quite careful when I have been approached to do a television project to have the option of writing the accompanying book. ~ Neil Oliver,
642:I like the Growth and Opportunity Project. These are good conservative values, proving the core of the GOP is just that: conservative. ~ L Brent Bozell Jr,
643:One day you have Einstein, puzzling over the theory of relativity, the next you’ve got the Manhattan Project and a big hole in the ground. ~ Justin Cronin,
644:The war has become institutionalized. It is no longer a special program or politicized project; it is simply the way things are done. ~ Michelle Alexander,
645:Write a list of 10 things you need to finish or start that you haven’t. It may be a home improvement project or a plan to get out of debt. ~ Stacia Pierce,
646:If I'm working on one thing, then that's all that there is going on, and there's no such thing as a side project to me. It's 100 percent. ~ Alison Mosshart,
647:I have a kind of remarkable ability to, for want of a better phrase, get what I want. I kind of project. I guess it's called dreaming. ~ Christine Baranski,
648:incremental development can be disconcerting for teams and management who aren’t used to it because it front-loads the stress in a project. ~ Steve Freeman,
649:I taught myself to tune in to another persons wavelength, figure out what they were looking for, and try to project that thing back at them. ~ Wolfman Jack,
650:People project a grey energy that is very destructive to weaken you, to drain you - just as the snake uses position to capture its victim. ~ Frederick Lenz,
651:Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Centre is a genuine project and a living proof of generosity of the people of Pakistan. ~ Hadiqa Kiani,
652:When you start off, you have to deal with the problems of failure. You need to be thickskinned, to learn that not every project will survive. ~ Neil Gaiman,
653:I definitely am the kind of person that fluctuates up and down. I work really hard for a certain project and then I'm like, 'Oh, I'm done.' ~ Julianne Hough,
654:If there's a therapist who wants a writing project, I think there's a need for a book about how the culture affects the mental health of boys. ~ Mary Pipher,
655:Karma simply means that whatever type of energy you project, or you allow to pass through your being, you will become for a period of time. ~ Frederick Lenz,
656:One very interesting project she took up involved mapping the holdings and investments of politicians and their families in corporate India. ~ Rashmi Bansal,
657:We are a society of excuses, shame and blame; we avoid accountability and often project our responsibility when involving domestic violence. ~ Asa Don Brown,
658:As long as I had easy access to psychedelics at the government-sponsored research project, most of my energy went into psychedelic sessions. ~ Stanislav Grof,
659:But, I do think, on a very simplistic level, that we can project onto dogs because they are so innocent. They don't come with a lot of baggage. ~ Kevin Kline,
660:I actually have very girly taste in television. I like a chicky relationship show probably more than anything. I really like 'Project Runway'. ~ David Nevins,
661:I'm selfish when it comes to work. I'm like, "Oh, that will be fun! I wanna do that!" I never think beyond my participation in a project. ~ Holliday Grainger,
662:Simply do something else and return to it later to find the problem wasn't a problem at all. Ruptures almost always lead to a stronger project. ~ Anne Carson,
663:some of our traits are more fixed and automatic, but many are “free traits” that we can adjust in order to advance a core project in our lives. ~ Mel Robbins,
664:Sometimes, deciding not to pursue a promising project or deliberately turning away business is one of the most powerful things you can do. ~ Chris Guillebeau,
665:whenever liberalism goes off the tracks and turns into something bad or despotic, it’s because real liberals have abandoned the project. The ~ Jonah Goldberg,
666:However depressed I may be I am not in the habit of giving up a project without having tried everything, even the 'impossible', to gain my end. ~ Paul Gauguin,
667:I'd love to do a film with Michael Fassbender. He's one of my heroes. I think he's absolutely amazing and I would love to do a project with him. ~ Jack Reynor,
668:If you're not willing to have somebody hauled off at gunpoint over the project, then it's probably not a legitimate concern of the state. ~ Kevin D Williamson,
669:I have to make a dress out of recycled materials for my kid's preschool 'Project Runway' - like assignment. I'm currently fusing plastic bags. ~ Busy Philipps,
670:It's certainly a lot more difficult to get a project made if you're talking about something progressive. That's just the nature of the industry. ~ Tim Robbins,
671:I've never seen most of the fashion reality shows. The only one I've seen is 'Project Runway,' which is great, but I don't watch television. ~ Kelly Wearstler,
672:Most actors have a process that they can go through, that they rely on, or that they've discovered, and that can evolve from project to project. ~ Thomas Jane,
673:Sandy told him Jennie was part of a secret government scientific project and that if they did anything to her the FBI would put him in jail. ~ Douglas Preston,
674:You know, I've never been much of a method actor. I feel like, with every project I go in extremely prepared and I like to have a good time. ~ Elisha Cuthbert,
675:Because one has to be an optimist to begin an ambitious project, it is not surprising that underestimation of completion time is the norm. ~ Fernando J Corbato,
676:Enthusiasm is that ingredient of vitality mixed with a firm belief in what you are doing that ensures the success of any project you undertake. ~ Dale Carnegie,
677:I didn't want to think about a project that I couldn't finish. That's a kind of temptation. One has to realize one's limitations. Why kid yourself?  ~ I M Pei,
678:I’m probably getting ahead of myself. Probably reading into things again.

I do that. I project my hopes and reveries onto other people. ~ Winter Renshaw,
679:Rather than making that a good project, I like to make the kinds of films that children can understand in five minutes what the film is about. ~ Hayao Miyazaki,
680:Congress passes bills that appropriate money. Congress says, 'We're building this bridge or funding that defense project, and they cost this much.' ~ Jay Carney,
681:If we single-task on the most important project for two weeks and still aren’t able to make a big dent, then I think we should all find new day jobs. ~ Gene Kim,
682:Our modern understanding of life as an autobiographical project is undoubtedly linked to the emergence of the modern novel as a literary form. ~ Svend Brinkmann,
683:Unless somebody who's already eleven thousand times platinum is like, "We're ushering this project in," it's not really gonna pop commercially. ~ Pharoahe Monch,
684:As you grow in self-esteem, your face, manner, way of talking and moving will tend naturally to project the pleasure you take in being alive. ~ Nathaniel Branden,
685:But here he was, at the point of finding his treasure, and he reminded himself that no project is completed until its objective has been achieved. ~ Paulo Coelho,
686:His vanity required constant stimulation, and constant proof that the ongoing creation of his selfhood was a project that he himself controlled. ~ Eleanor Catton,
687:I care about being paid fairly for what I do. When I approach a project, I put my whole heart and soul into it. Because I really care about it. ~ Michael Jackson,
688:I'm still learning. I've never done a digital project before. And I'm pretty sure I did things to the software that weren't supposed to be done. ~ Don Hertzfeldt,
689:In his excitement, Jobs began to take over the daily management of the Lisa project, which was being run by John Couch, the former HP engineer. ~ Walter Isaacson,
690:State formation has been a brutal project, with many hideous consequences. But the results exist, and their pernicious aspects should be overcome. ~ Noam Chomsky,
691:Well, I'm writing everything that isn't my final project, so that when I actually sit down to write it, that's all that will be left in my mind. ~ Rainbow Rowell,
692:Focusing on skills, communications, and community allows the project to be more effective and more agile than focusing on processes and plans. ~ Alistair Cockburn,
693:I always feel like everything I shoot is a student project and nobody else knows about it. I forget, in the moment, that other people will see it. ~ Holland Roden,
694:I sort of feel I'm only as good as the last record I made. I was on as soon as I finish it I immediately put it aside and move on to the next project. ~ Butch Vig,
695:It turns out that we determine who our leaders are by unconscious undertones we all project with our voices - and of which we're completely unaware. ~ Nick Morgan,
696:mankind has a tendency to project his own guilt and his own errors upon a father-god image, who it seems must grow weary of so many complaints. The ~ Jane Roberts,
697:Which means that you stand a greater chance of dying while dealing crack in a Chicago housing project than you do while sitting on death row in Texas. ~ Anonymous,
698:I guess I just take things as they come now, as far as that goes. I get really excited to do the project, but I don't think too much beyond that. ~ Brigid Brannagh,
699:Im always interested in working with people who are good team players - that are selfless that way in their interests and dedication to the project. ~ Diane Paulus,
700:The Hawaii project represents another step for NASA : a test of group dynamics and morale to help design systems that will send a team into deep space. ~ Anonymous,
701:The National Park Service and the Yosemite Conservancy are teaming on a $36 million project to improve the lot of giant sequoias in the Mariposa Grove. ~ Anonymous,
702:The revolution will survive. It does not rely solely on oil for its survival. There is a national will, there is a national idea, a national project. ~ Hugo Chavez,
703:These passes were used so frequently that it is incorrect to project the north-western mountains as barriers. They were corridors of communication. ~ Romila Thapar,
704:We did not begin this project with a theory to test or prove. We sought to build a theory from the ground up, derived directly from the evidence. ~ James C Collins,
705:We get a better book when everyone's allowed to do their best work on it. I don't want to prevent anybody from bringing their ideas to a project. ~ Brian Azzarello,
706:When I performed the songs in front of an audience at the end of each project and I knew the storytellers were in the crowd listening, that was hard. ~ Jens Lekman,
707:With every project, you feel like you're trying to find your place to vent. For any actor, that's typically the feeling that drives you to do it. ~ Kristen Stewart,
708:You can be whoever you choose to become in the future, just do it. Just see it and visualize it and every day of your life project that about yourself. ~ Lady Gaga,
709:Anyone who writes knows that ultimately the majority of your time is spent alone in a room with a piano or a guitar, no matter what the project is. ~ Trey Anastasio,
710:critical pedagogy becomes a project that stresses the need for teachers and students to actively transform knowledge rather than simply consume it. ~ Henry A Giroux,
711:I always look forward to the next project. That is one of the wonderful things about architecture - you always can hope for another project to design. ~ Cesar Pelli,
712:I'm just a huge fan of Joe Carnahan. He's such a charismatic individual and somebody that just applies every part of himself to the project he's in. ~ Ryan Reynolds,
713:[On culture] It's living the core values when you hire; when you write an email; when you are working on a project; when you are walking in the hall. ~ Brian Chesky,
714:Only prisoners have time to read, and if you want to engage in a twenty-year long research project funded by the state, you will have to kill someone. ~ Mark Fisher,
715:Passion isn’t project-specific. It’s people-specific. Some people are hooked on passion, deriving their sense of self from the act of being passionate. ~ Seth Godin,
716:people are sometimes willing to sacrifice the pleasure they get from a particular consumption experience in order to project a certain image to others. ~ Dan Ariely,
717:She started to explain her project to him again but the words stopped in her throat. 'You don't have to understand it,' she said. 'It's mine. ~ Emily St John Mandel,
718:She started to explain her project to him again but the words stopped in her throat. “You don’t have to understand it,” she said. “It’s mine. ~ Emily St John Mandel,
719:The fixed mindset says yes. You can simply measure the fixed ability right now and project it into the future. Just give the test or ask the expert. ~ Carol S Dweck,
720:The world is full of bands and bullshit, and if I'm doing a stupid art project like rock 'n' roll then I want to spare my audience as much as possible. ~ Ariel Pink,
721:And sometimes the question that you pose or the project that you start yourself turns into something else, you know, but at least it gets you started. ~ Bruce Nauman,
722:As long as you're in an environment where the worth of the project isn't based on the project but what its predecessors did, it's not truly inclusive. ~ Ava DuVernay,
723:Each project draws you in on its own merits as opposed to an intellectual choice of, "Well, I'm going to shift from vérité filmmaking to more archival." ~ Liz Garbus,
724:Heidrich and Himmler tried to eliminate obesity among the SS, Professor Saeki said. Himmler's dream was that one day, all Germans would be vegetarians ~ Project Itoh,
725:If you can create an environment where people are invited to do their best work and the best ideas always win, then the project itself will win. ~ Jennifer Carpenter,
726:If you live by the same values and priorities [Jesus] had, you will find evangelism happening naturally. It becomes a life-style and not a project. ~ Rebecca Pippert,
727:That's common in our industry, where some songs make the cut, some don't. It's bad when it doesn't make the cut and you don't get in on the project. ~ Rodney Jerkins,
728:Bezos insisted the company needed to master anything that touched the hallowed customer experience, and he resisted any efforts to project profitability. ~ Brad Stone,
729:Directors are our teachers, and I'm always craving to work with a great director. They're pretty much the first thing that interests me about a project. ~ Naomi Watts,
730:During the early stages of a project, don’t study how the task has been approached in the company, industry, field, or region where you are working. ~ Robert I Sutton,
731:Entrepreneurs usually don't listen to people. Trust them to do their job. Remember, you invested with the understanding the project was likely to fail. ~ Dave McClure,
732:He kept room for errors and instead tried to analyze how we could make them manageable, so that we ruled the project, and not our fear of failure. ~ A P J Abdul Kalam,
733:I always feel a bit vulnerable when I begin a new project, especially when I am playing a character with either a troubled past or unique personality. ~ Jake T Austin,
734:If we are known mostly for our ability to poke holes in every human project, we will probably not be known as people who bear the hope and mercy of God. ~ Andy Crouch,
735:I’m thinking about words all the time as I continue this project. Words on their own. Words in sentences. The histories and changing meanings of words. ~ John Freeman,
736:In Germany, you would be hanged if you cracked a joke about Hitler and you would be killed by the state if you were insane in a project of euthanasia. ~ Werner Herzog,
737:that enjoyment-based intrinsic motivation, namely how creative a person feels when working on the project, is the strongest and most pervasive driver. ~ Daniel H Pink,
738:a project leader should always work with proven technologies in most of the systems as far as possible and experiment only from multiple resources. ~ A P J Abdul Kalam,
739:I am very conservative. I don't invest in anything that is risky. If someone comes to me with a project idea, I let them risk their money, not mine. ~ Claudia Schiffer,
740:Maimonides taught that it is better that 10 criminals go free than let one innocent man be executed. The Innocence Project represents that point of view. ~ Norman Lamm,
741:Marriage is a difficult project. When seven years have passed and all your body's cells have been replaced, you're meant to experience that seven-year itch. ~ Yoko Ono,
742:The higher we project our view and our aspiration, the greater the Truth that seeks to descend upon us. ~ Sri Aurobindo, The Life Divine, The Sevenfold Chord of Being,
743:The most ambitious war project in military history rested squarely on the shoulders of tens of thousands of ordinary people, many of them young women. ~ Denise Kiernan,
744:The woman got shit done, and she was not one to abandon a project (say, her fixer-upper husband, for instance), even if she decided she didn’t like it. ~ Gillian Flynn,
745:We are trained to analyze problems and create solutions. We forget that marriage is a relationship, not a project to be completed or a problem to solve. ~ Gary Chapman,
746:I went to a Catholic high school and it seemed like every time I drew something for a class project, it either got thrown away by the teacher or something. ~ Mike Judge,
747:Part of being a writer is feeling that constant dissatisfaction, thinking about what else you could do, and also knowing when it's time to leave a project. ~ Leni Zumas,
748:...the NCI...Annual planning Project Requirements (says that) by July 1, 1975, it is estimated that 670,000 people in the US will be working on cancer. ~ June Goodfield,
749:There's only so many small shows you can do. A lot of the smaller things are more side project things. Not everything is appropriate for Sonic Youth to do. ~ Kim Gordon,
750:What is your big project in the New Year? You don’t have one? No dream, no reality! Get a big dream for yourself now to get a big reality tomorrow! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan,
751:As far as the welfare of every other living form on earth was concerned, the human project was not just a failure, it was a mistake from the very beginning. ~ Ian McEwan,
752:Every project for me is a risk that I bet on. I believe my senses, and hopefully it will be successful. But sometimes you make it, and sometimes you fail. ~ Stephen Chow,
753:I define anxiety as experiencing failure in advance…and if you have anxiety about initiating a project, then of course you will associate risk with failure. ~ Seth Godin,
754:I did a filmstrip on pollution in the Davison area as my Eagle Scout project and showed it around town. Businesses who were the polluters were mad at me. ~ Michael Moore,
755:I know that I'm only as good as I am because of the things that I allow into myself and into my soul, because that's the stuff that I project back out. ~ Charlize Theron,
756:It seems to me that the binary opposition that is so much embedded in Western thought and language makes it nearly impossible to project a complex response. ~ bell hooks,
757:I was never meant to save a soul, and no one was purposed as a project. We were meant to be comrades, mutually passing around whatever we have to offer. ~ Shannan Martin,
758:Make up your mind to live differently; praise your way to victory; give God the construction project; and understand that your history is not your destiny. ~ Joyce Meyer,
759:Some software is actually pretty good, by any standard. Think of the Mars Rovers, Google, and the Human Genome Project. Now, that's quality software! ~ Bjarne Stroustrup,
760:Television and film acting is really fun because you are working with other people and you are not completely responsible for the outcome of the project. ~ Alex Borstein,
761:There's the concept that if I do this big budget project, then that will help me do the things I really want to do and bring more money to those films. ~ Giovanni Ribisi,
762:What surprises me most in architecture, as in other techniques, is that a project has one life in its built state but another in its written or drawn state. ~ Aldo Rossi,
763:file. You can find this project installed on your machine here:C:\Users\YourUserName\Documents\ComponentOne Samples\Studio for WinRT XAML 8.1\C1.Xaml.FlexGrid ~ Anonymous,
764:Getting to share a project with Anthony Hopkins is incredible. It's like watching Da Vinci paint or something - you're reminded why you do what you do. ~ Evan Rachel Wood,
765:It was a dream project for Tesla, and Westinghouse was awarded the contract. Construction began immediately, and Tesla would oversee it. Progress was slow. ~ Sean Patrick,
766:That’s why the Blue Zones Project was so valuable. It shifted the focus to the environment, to making it easier to obtain healthy foods and to stay active. ~ Dan Buettner,
767:This is funny because I just had a job over the summer for VH1, a project I did called Strange Frequency where I got to play a Goth rock band singer. ~ Charisma Carpenter,
768:When someone offers me a job or a project, I always ask myself, "What does it tell me about the world?" and "Have I seen it before?" Two good questions. ~ Thomas Bidegain,
769:You hear people say: "One day, when I'm in a good position I can make my passion project." I've seen a lot of people get into that position and not make it. ~ Judd Apatow,
770:Any time you do a project you never really know how people are going to take it especially on TV. I think they used to be more forgiving with shows. ~ Jennifer Love Hewitt,
771:If my aim is to prove I am 'enough,' the project goes on to infinity-because the battle was already lost on the day I conceded the issue was debatable. ~ Nathaniel Branden,
772:If my aim is to prove I am “enough,” the project goes on to infinity—because the battle was already lost on the day I conceded the issue was debatable. ~ Nathaniel Branden,
773:If you're going to immerse yourself in a project for three years, why not stake out a chunk of the world that is completely alien to you and go traveling? ~ Richard Powers,
774:It’s so hard to balance in our minds the knowledge that ‘the world’ is mundanely ‘a planet.’ The former is so holy; the latter merely a science project. ~ Douglas Coupland,
775:I wish for you to stand up for what you care about by participating in a global art project, and together we'll turn the world inside out. And this starts right now. ~ JR,
776:When President Rutledge had decided to mount the Apex Project to battle terrorists on their own terms, he wooed Gary away from the Bureau to put him in charge. ~ Brad Thor,
777:Because I was a woman, I was vulnerable. It was easy to vilify me and project me as a woman who was not following the tradition of a 'good African woman.' ~ Wangari Maathai,
778:For every hour of brains, you will be charged three hours. The other two hours go to management and project management, which is to say they are wasted. ~ Robert X Cringely,
779:How hard it is to project oneself into the future. We are always prone to think of the conditions which are with us today as being permanent conditions. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt,
780:If we don't interact with the anima or animus in our inner work, we inevitably project them into areas of our lives where they don't belong. ~ Robert A. Johnson, Inner Work,
781:I think I'm better wired for television. I love variety as far as a project. I'm easily bored and the schedule of a television show, it just keeps you going. ~ Brad Garrett,
782:I've been saying for almost 20 years that I need to do a jazz project and it ought to be either big band or I should do some jazz songs with a trio or quartet. ~ Al Jarreau,
783:made from a lovely piece of Liberty fabric ordered years ago, not because Saffy had a project in mind, but because it was simply too beautiful not to possess. ~ Kate Morton,
784:There are no secrets on an successful software project. Both good and bad news must be able to move up and down the ptoject hierarchy without restriction. ~ Steve McConnell,
785:When you use an excuse for not accomplishing something or not completing a project, you are actually giving power to someone or something outside of yourself. ~ Bob Proctor,
786:You know, I don't really do that much looking inside me when I'm working on a project. Whatever I am becomes what that film is. But I change; you change. ~ Steven Spielberg,
787:At my age, I know myself. If I make a project, it's a way to help me. I don't do it for therapeutic reasons, but I know that the therapy can be a side profit. ~ Sophie Calle,
788:It's always flattering when somebody you really respect and like wants you to be involved in their project - let alone writes a part with your voice in mind. ~ Chris Messina,
789:MKULTRA had been authorized in 1953 by then-CIA Director Allen Dulles, and that “normal procedures for project approval, funding, and accounting were waived. ~ H P Albarelli,
790:The number of months of a project depends upon its sequential constraints. The maximum number of men depends upon the number of independent subtasks. ~ Frederick P Brooks Jr,
791:The process of producing a project is one long string of delight and anxiety, but I think the real thrill of animation would have to be drawing the pictures. ~ Mamoru Hosoda,
792:While fashion is exciting because it changes all the time, it is also fleeting. Film, though, is forever. In a way therefore, film is the ultimate design project. ~ Tom Ford,
793:Although it may not seem finished to anyone else, it’s finished to you. It’s your project. You did it by choice. You have the right to decide when you’re done. ~ Barbara Sher,
794:Concorde fallacy,” the conviction that it’s less wasteful to keep on throwing money into a failing project than to cut your losses and do something else. ~ John Michael Greer,
795:Culture is more and more consciously becoming a project carried out in the domain of language by, for instance, propaganda both governmental and commercial. ~ Terence McKenna,
796:discouraging as he’d been, hadn’t actually hit on my real worry about my project: Was it supremely self-centered to spend so much effort on my own happiness? ~ Gretchen Rubin,
797:Every new thing you make will be (should be) the nicest thing you’ve made so far, because you’re learning and getting better with each and every new project. ~ Jessica Hische,
798:I love to act, I love to sing and I love to entertain, so if I am passionate about a certain project and I want to do it, I hope to stretch my acting skills. ~ Julianne Hough,
799:Now, I've been known to be attractive on special occasions, and I do my best to project as much beauty as I can muster from deep inside, though I often fail. ~ Terry McMillan,
800:The other project was, a scheme for entirely abolishing all words whatsoever; and this was urged as a great advantage in point of health, as well as brevity. ~ Jonathan Swift,
801:Australia as a nation, as a set of cities and some regional centres, that project died a death and we didn't get it up, but I still think there's merit in that. ~ Susan Oliver,
802:Could Henry Ford produce the Book of Kells? Certainly not. He would quarrel initially with the advisability of such a project and then prove it was impossible. ~ Flann O Brien,
803:My recommendation is that you complete the project in a week to ten days, enough time to finish this book and to do the exercise that establishes automatic control. ~ Tom Bunn,
804:Radical and violent manifestations of Islamist ideology, which sometimes appear to threaten Pakistan’s stability, are in some ways a state project gone wrong. ~ Husain Haqqani,
805:Time passes faster and faster, but with every project I always want to find the next challenge and the next challenge is just as exciting as the previous one. ~ Alexander Wang,
806:When I'm approached by brands I use the kind of philosophy - I don't really get into a project unless I feel I can make something that will be honest for me. ~ Marco Brambilla,
807:Gottlieb’s MKULTRA project would fund the offshoot of QKHILLTOP, the Society for the Investigation of Human Ecology (later shortened to the Human Ecology Fund). ~ H P Albarelli,
808:I definitely wouldn't shy away from doing another action based project, but I feel like my forte is more like playing real, ordinary people. I'm a girl's girl. ~ Rachael Taylor,
809:I get offered a lot of science fiction work and there is a new project in the pipeline called Master Race, set in World War II, but thats a little way off yet. ~ Jeremy Bulloch,
810:I have no idea what the next project will be and if there's a next project. I don't even know if we're all going to be here tomorrow, but I'm pretty optimistic. ~ Oren Moverman,
811:I make a project and I panic. Which is good, it can be a method. First, panic. Second, conquer panic by working. Third, find ways to solve your doubts. ~ Eduardo Souto de Moura,
812:Make an extensive table of project 'deliverables'. Label one column 'as requested'. Create another column labeled 'could be'. Make each 'could be' wild and woolly! ~ Tom Peters,
813:No other organism on Earth does that. Yes, yes, I understand that dolphins are very smart, but I don’t think they build libraries or even contemplate such a project. ~ Bill Nye,
814:started the Thrive Project with a group of mental health professionals. We trained mentors from different cultures to be cultural brokers on mental health issues. ~ Mary Pipher,
815:This was fortunate. He would have made a poor notary: he got bored and distracted too easily, especially when a project became routine rather than creative.14 ~ Walter Isaacson,
816:You think of luxury when you think of Calvin Klein. He created this lifestyle that's really desirable, so our whole project has that quality of being lasting. ~ Francisco Costa,
817:I am hands-on in any project that I am associated with. I just don't want to put my face or name and lend it to a product that I'm not behind a hundred percent. ~ Kim Kardashian,
818:I think Clinton fatigue was a real thing. It's just hard to get comfortable with Gore - it was hard for him to project who he is, the person people know in private. ~ Al Franken,
819:The players never think they project enough. In a hall that seats 3,300 people, it's a very scary thing to play so quietly that you can barely hear yourself. ~ Esa Pekka Salonen,
820:The saint is precisely one who has no “I” to protect or project. His or her “I” is in conscious union with the “I AM” of God, and that is more than enough. Divine ~ Richard Rohr,
821:The Trevor Project is committed to providing all young people, regardless of sexual identity, the opportunity to be heard and the encouragement to be themselves. ~ James Lecesne,
822:Each project ship must maintain its coefficient of frustration,” went the private admonition. “Frustration must come from both human and mechanical sources.” They ~ Frank Herbert,
823:Every project has its things to be overcome, but I didn't find that there was anything particularly impossible about what we were doing - it was all quite exciting. ~ James Frain,
824:It depends on the project, what's happening that day on the project, at what stage were in on the project; it various from project to project and where we're needed. ~ Bryan Burk,
825:Our goal is to leverage what is already out in the field in terms of partners, but then hire in project management capability and a bit of technical capability. ~ Kevin B Rollins,
826:The White Mars [project] is a bold move that will add significantly to our understanding of how to deal with the challenge of human exploration of the Red Planet. ~ Robert Zubrin,
827:The wise person knows it is fruitless to project hopes and fears on the future. This only leads to forming melodramatic representations in your mind and wasting time. ~ Epictetus,
828:they found “that enjoyment-based intrinsic motivation, namely how creative a person feels when working on the project, is the strongest and most pervasive driver. ~ Daniel H Pink,
829:And I'll never forget the first time I took the possibility to project sound every day for six or seven hours with special devices which were built for me. ~ Karlheinz Stockhausen,
830:Every hour that you spend doing something, even if you love it more than anything, you're not with your family. Every project that you take on, that's another choice. ~ J J Abrams,
831:Freedom Summer, the massive voter education project in Mississippi, was 1964. I graduated from high school in 1965. So becoming active was almost a rite of passage. ~ Danny Glover,
832:He asked that everyone limit themselves to one piece of chicken.” Things didn’t improve much from there. Every project at Boeing felt large, cumbersome, and costly. ~ Ashlee Vance,
833:Hollywood embraced me in the late '80s because there was a good project I was in and it was different. Nowadays, it's about corporate mentality, box office, youth. ~ Marlee Matlin,
834:I'd done a very long project on Bridges To Babylon. I was on the road for ages with that. When I came off the road, I thought, the next thing I want to do on my own. ~ Mick Jagger,
835:If you know all possible conditions of a physical system you can, in theory (though not, as we saw, in practice), project its behavior into the future. But ~ Nassim Nicholas Taleb,
836:I'm the freaky version of that superhero who says, wherever there is injustice, I shall be there. Whenever there is a difficult project, I'd like to be there. ~ Guillermo del Toro,
837:I start every dance with a box. I write the project name on the box, and as the piece progresses I fill it up with every item that went into the making of the dance. ~ Twyla Tharp,
838:It's important to balance the drudgery with inspiration. It's a nightmare if you are just existing in the present project - you don't feel a sense of your own growth. ~ Peter Wolf,
839:Look through the prayer books. You'll see lots of dates. You'll see names of Native Americans remembered. This was an open-sourcing project among so many people. ~ Shane Claiborne,
840:The essays in The Great Taos Bank Robbery were my project to win a Master of Arts degree in English when I quit being a newspaper editor and went back to college. ~ Tony Hillerman,
841:While President Bush likes to project an image of strength and courage, the real truth is that in the presence of his large financial contributors, he is a moral coward. ~ Al Gore,
842:... a nervous, undernourished girl who continually looked down the front of her gown as though there was some sort of construction project going on under her clothes. ~ Philip Roth,
843:If we are in earnest about giving the Union energy and duration we must abandon the vain project of legislating upon the States in their collective capacities. ~ Alexander Hamilton,
844:People project their own dreams, fantasies, and prejudices onto my life. So people are either fans, or jealous, or disagree. Everybody marches to a different drummer. ~ Hugh Hefner,
845:Save a life this Thanksgiving, and join me in starting a new tradition by adopting a turkey instead of eating one through Farm Sanctuary's Adopt-A-Turkey Project. ~ Ellen DeGeneres,
846:The hardware and the software used in the Breakthrough project will be compatible with other telescopes around the world, so they too can search for intelligent life. ~ Yuri Milner,
847:When you start a new project, no matter if it's a movie like Enigma or an album like Goddess, you are always learning something. While I search, I find something new. ~ Mick Jagger,
848:You can't get back to power by defining your project in negative terms. But it helps to have somebody in office who represents the opposite of what you believe. ~ Michael Ignatieff,
849:Be fluid. Treat each project differently. Be water, man. The best style is no style. Because styles can be figured out. And when you have no style they can't figure you out. ~ Jay Z,
850:[C]ollaborative production is simple: no one person can take credit for what gets created, and the project could not come into being without the participation of many. ~ Clay Shirky,
851:I think being a doctor is really hard, and it's really this thankless, never-ending job. It's not even that you get done with a project. There are always sick people. ~ Jim Gaffigan,
852:Mishka has his “project”; and this young architect, unable to build buildings, takes pride and pleasure from the careful drafting of hotel interiors in his sketchbook. ~ Amor Towles,
853:Project management is the art of creating the illusion that any outcome is the result of a series of predetermined, deliberate acts when, in fact, it was dumb luck. ~ Harold Kerzner,
854:Tell me, Anna, if man is capable of projecting his belief onto the cosmos, isn't it possible by the same token, that he can project his unbelief onto the cosmos? ~ Michael D O Brien,
855:The well-being of the biosphere is measured over millennia of history and necessitates a human consciousness that can reflect and project along a similar time table. ~ Jeremy Rifkin,
856:As a gut thing, my next project is always the complete opposite of the thing I've just done. So if I've spent a lot of time doing film, I might then do some radio. ~ Armando Iannucci,
857:I do have a concern about projecting. I've never projected or had any reason to project before. In fact, the camera has only gotten closer to me going from TV to film. ~ Topher Grace,
858:It's essential for me to be working on a nonfiction sort of research project simultaneous with multiple projects that are in different realms of art practice or not. ~ Jonathon Keats,
859:It turns out that welcome is solidarity. We’re glad you’re here, and we’re with you. This whole project called you being alive, you finding joy? Well, we’re in on that. ~ Anne Lamott,
860:Patience," he said, his eyes intent on his project.
"Patience is no' a virtue I have, Dash. I'm very sorry ta tell ye, but ye would have found out soon enough anyway. ~ Lydia Dare,
861:Science fiction was never my thing. I have no interest in it. So I don't think I could successfully pull off being on a project like that without really losing my mind. ~ Denis Leary,
862:We are embarking on the biggest project in human civilisation," he said. "We must ensure that the United States ... is part of such post-2012 arrangements. ~ Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono,
863:Endings don’t have to be failures, especially when you choose to end a project or shut down a business. . . . Even the best gigs don’t last forever. Nor should they. ~ Timothy Ferriss,
864:I directed a half hour comedy pilot, 'Upgrade,' and had one of the best times ever! I had such a great time directing; I would love to get to direct another project. ~ Daniella Alonso,
865:I do tend to apply myself to projects that make me uncomfortable because usually when that happens I try to find a way of existing in the project that is more creative. ~ Nicolas Cage,
866:In fact, my main conclusion after spending ten years of my life working on the TEX project is that software is hard. It's harder than anything else I've ever had to do. ~ Donald Knuth,
867:I think my view is that whenever you project into the future you're never likely to be accurate in the details, or the paraphernalia and style. It's in the spirit of it. ~ Stephen Fry,
868:Real project work is work that is chosen by children and done by children, with the help of attentive adults who are there to mentor, facilitate, and support. ~ Lori McWilliam Pickert,
869:'The Client List' is my baby. I always tell people, 'It took nine months to put this project together because it is my baby.' And, it really did take that long! ~ Jennifer Love Hewitt,
870:Wait, Project Heaven? Project Heaven? I’m afraid to ask.” “Habitable Earths Abiogenic Vessel Exploration Network. Please remember that I don’t think these things up. ~ Dennis E Taylor,
871:By bringing Little Sun to Tate Modern and the London Olympics, I hope to realise an art project for those who typically have no access to global events of this scale. ~ Olafur Eliasson,
872:I tend to overuse the word "project" only because "book" is terrifying while I'm still in the middle of something. A project can fail. I don't want a book to fail. ~ Rigoberto Gonzalez,
873:It is a beautiful thing when folks in poverty are no longer just a missions project but become genuine friends and family with whom we laugh, cry, dream and struggle. ~ Shane Claiborne,
874:The creative act is like writing a letter. A letter is a project; you don't sit down to write a letter unless you know what you want to say and to whom you want to say it. ~ Lukas Foss,
875:The way you build momentum is by getting something done and then moving on to the next thing. No one likes to be stuck on an endless project with no finish line in sight. ~ Jason Fried,
876:This header should be the first thing seen when viewing this Project Gutenberg file.  Please do not remove it.  Do not change or edit the header without written permission. ~ Anonymous,
877:As part of Depeche Mode, I don't think it's right for me to be using my own songs for a solo project. I'm not a very prolific songwriter, so I keep those for Depeche Mode. ~ Martin Gore,
878:Because they dream so strongly in themselves, their superiority and women's inferiority, they project an image that a woman finds very, very difficult to fight against. ~ Frederick Lenz,
879:But to proceed in this reconciling project with regard to the question of liberty and necessity; the most contentious question of metaphysics, the most contentious science. ~ David Hume,
880:Doing multiple tasks at the same time is less effective than single-tasking. But doing multiple projects at once is sometimes more effective than only one project at once. ~ Leo Babauta,
881:Every time I've gotten myself into trouble, it's because I'm choosing a project based on a long-term career goal as opposed to something that speaks to me at the moment. ~ Ryan Reynolds,
882:Honestly, I feel like I am a leading man, and it's just going to take the right project, the female and the right studio. It's got to all gel together, you know what I mean? ~ Mike Epps,
883:I believe each incoming freshman [in college] must be started at once on his own research project if we are to preserve his secret dream of greatness and make it come true. ~ Edwin Land,
884:I love the challenge of playing characters forced on life-changing emotional journeys. To work on a project with Billy Crudup and Sam Rockwell is just a dream come true. ~ Douglas Booth,
885:I'm really very self-confident when it comes to my work. When I take on a project, I believe in it 100%. I really put my soul into it. I'd die for it. That's how I am. ~ Michael Jackson,
886:Instead, they spent considerable time accomplishing almost nothing—until they experienced a surge of activity that always came at “the temporal midpoint” of a project.14 ~ Daniel H Pink,
887:In today's world of official religious fanaticism, corruption and repression, it should be easy for the United States to improve and project our democracy as an alternative. ~ Anonymous,
888:I think it is important to be present in the places where you are working. It is not only about doing a project, but following the project through its construction. ~ Santiago Calatrava,
889:It's everyday for a woman to project a very strong wave of sexual energy through her second attention into a man, for him to assume that the energy he feels is his own. ~ Frederick Lenz,
890:I undertake the same project as Montaigne, but with an aim contrary to his own: for he wrote his Essays only for others, and I write my reveries only for myself. ~ Jean Jacques Rousseau,
891:Maturity is perseverance-the ability to sweat out a project or a situation, in spite of heavy opposition and discouraging setbacks, and stick with it until it is finished. ~ Ann Landers,
892:Maybe they're planning the next Project. They could mail snowballs to the weather-deprived children in Texas. They could knit goat-hair blankets for shorn sheep. ~ Laurie Halse Anderson,
893:they tend to project responsibility for their lives onto others. They use various means of control to motivate others to carry the load intended by God to be theirs alone. ~ Henry Cloud,
894:This much I know already: When Tommy and the Big Brains, in whispered, wry asides, talk about Project 88715, they call it something else. They call it the "Adam Project. ~ Michael Grant,
895:Under Chairman Mao, every Chinese family was obliged to kill a sparrow a week to stop them eating all the rice. The project was ineffective because sparrows don’t eat rice. ~ John Lloyd,
896:I'm just looking for a kind of project that will have a decent role and is something that I'll really enjoy doing. There are a lot more opportunities in television. ~ Penelope Ann Miller,
897:I think it is important to maintain a sense of self and confidence, not letting either falter for the sake of a particular part or project, no matter how great it might be. ~ Fred Savage,
898:It took three years to put Shakespeare's words together, there were a lot of words to be studied and a lot of words to be sorted out, and it proved to be a major project. ~ David Crystal,
899:first arrested last July after distributing digital files containing a 3D scan of her genitalia to people in return for donations to her project to create the unusual artwork. ~ Anonymous,
900:Germany achieved unification as an affirmation of liberal democracy; it reaffirmed its commitment to European unity as a project of common values and shared development. ~ Henry Kissinger,
901:Hamilton supervised the entire Federalist project. He dreamed up the idea, enlisted the participants, wrote the overwhelming bulk of the essays, and oversaw the publication. ~ Ron Chernow,
902:He knelt to pet the friendlier of Zehun’s two cats, Fenez. The other one was hiding, as usual. Fenez still bore a scary resemblance to a knitting project gone horribly awry. ~ Yoon Ha Lee,
903:Human thought creates what it imagines; the phantoms of superstition project their deformities on the astral light, and live upon the same terrors which give them birth.
   ~ Eliphas Levi,
904:It’s a problem, you know, Paul, dealing with stupid people. You project your own intelligence and rationality onto a person who is a complete idiot, and he lets you down. ~ Nelson DeMille,
905:Life is too short to be doing work that doesn't make you feel happy and fulfilled. I'd rather wait for the right project, as opposed to just taking whatever is handed to me. ~ Amanda Crew,
906:Love thyself, so that you can love another. Love thyself so that you cannot project fear. Love thyself so as to let others love you. Love thyself so as to let people near. ~ Robert Holden,
907:One of the responsibilities faced by the Environmental Genome Project is to provide the science base upon which society can make better informed risk management decisions. ~ Samuel Wilson,
908:So learn a lesson – don’t project worlds. They create frustrations and misery and anguish. Just live this moment, that’s all. Then wait, and when the next moment comes we will see. ~ Osho,
909:the story of a flatus research project carried out by the extremely appropriately named Colin Leakey, at a food science facility in Chipping Campden, near Stratford-upon-Avon. ~ Anonymous,
910:Tonight I see no spheres, but project myself
and gaze back, an important trick
because the goal is to be on both sides of the poem,
shuttling between the you and I. ~ Ben Lerner,
911:What means the most to me changes through the years. There was a time when movies meant the most. But when I'm concentrating on a project, that's what means the most to me. ~ Steve Martin,
912:Drama is my sweet spot, but the thing about being an actor is that you want to do a variety of things. I definitely love fantasy and would want to be in a fantasy project. ~ Lupita Nyong o,
913:I can see that cinema seems to be finished. Everybody has a bigger screen at home. I'm assuming eventually you won't need a screen at all - these iPhones will just project. ~ David Hockney,
914:I do like any kind of project that has both comedy and drama in it because in life you don't have one day where everything is funny then the next day everything is dramatic. ~ Topher Grace,
915:In my book (and this is my book!) magical thinking is the alchemy that you can use to visualize and project yourself into the professional and personal life that you want. ~ Sophia Amoruso,
916:In short: the space of color information is infinite-dimensional, but we perceive, as color, only a three-dimensional surface, onto which those infinite dimensions project. ~ Frank Wilczek,
917:I was brought up in many different cultures, moving around all the time, and I find my identity in my songs. I project the identity I want to have throughout the songs that I write. ~ Mika,
918:Just remember, the language of gesture is more effective than the spoken word. Body language is very powerful. Bring the balance within you and project that balance. ~ Harbhajan Singh Yogi,
919:My biggest project right now is trying to be a really great mom and learning how to balance family and career. I'm just trying to spend as much time with my family as I can. ~ Idina Menzel,
920:Public art is ephemeral by nature. Google 's new project not only catalogs an artist's work but archives it and allows people to see the art long after it has disappeared. ~ Shepard Fairey,
921:Science is taught like the history of science, and it's boring. Doing science fair, anything that's project-based learning, that involves field trips, that's really valuable. ~ Megan Smith,
922:There was a rumor that Project 9 engineers had figured out a way to replace the random jumble of our nighttime dreaming with organized thinking and real-life problem solving. ~ Dave Eggers,
923:To succeed at any ambitious project, you had to assess all of the intricate ramifications of an action, weigh probabilities, share information, organize people, and more. ~ Walter Isaacson,
924:What's interesting about my project recently is that I'm going out into broader global spaces but then isolating at the same time - sort of pushing out but then pulling in. ~ Kehinde Wiley,
925:When I was teaching at Harvard in the 1970s, I went to Project Incorporated in Cambridge and took photography classes. I didn't even know how to aim the camera in those days. ~ Ann Beattie,
926:• A “Projects” list • Project support material • Calendared actions and information • “Next Actions” lists • A “Waiting For” list • Reference material • A “Someday/Maybe” list ~ David Allen,
927:As should be clear by now, perhaps no national project has had more of an incidentally beneficial effect on science than the Interstate Highway System has had on geology. In ~ Peter Brannen,
928:I approach this project in the spirit of a fast: an intentional reduction, a deliberate abstinence to summon God's movement in my life. A fast creates margin for God to move. ~ Jen Hatmaker,
929:I don’t have that kind of confidence. My voice is loud and piercing, and I project like I was once told by a doctor during a childhood illness that I would never speak again. ~ Mindy Kaling,
930:It was a terrible psychic blow... Ebbets Field was replaced by a housing project. How could a father tell his son where Duke Snider used to hit one? Point out Apartment 5Q? ~ Joe Flaherty,
931:On one project I was hanging out with Brad Pitt, and Ryan Gosling, and Steve Carrel, and Christian Bale, and trying to explain economics to them for a movie I'm an advisor on. ~ David Plotz,
932:Studios are an assembly line. They can be a very good assembly line. As a producer, you concentrate on one project at a time. As an executive, you're in charge of a slate. ~ Michael De Luca,
933:The most satisfying project you will ever undertake-and a mark of a complete human being-is to discover how to build a sense of happiness that no one can take away from you. ~ Deepak Chopra,
934:What really put me over the top was receiving a packet of hundreds of hand-written thank you notes, telling me how the kids were inspired and excited about the [Cube] project. ~ Scott Cohen,
935:When you put a great amount of energy and hope in a big project, you can be destroyed if you don't do it. But myself, I say: "To fail is only to see the way to fail." ~ Alejandro Jodorowsky,
936:Haters' don't hate you, they hate self and project the energy outward because there is no courage to confront internal fears. Therefore, ignore hate or else it becomes you, also. ~ T F Hodge,
937:I am constantly thinking ahead to what I want to write about in the future, and when I'm done with one project, I give myself a little time and then start the next one. ~ Francesca Lia Block,
938:If someone down-votes you, or you don't get a like, or someone says something not cool, you project onto it the person or the people who have hurt you the most in life. ~ Bryce Dallas Howard,
939:I have half a dozen designers who work for me, they 'realise' most of the design work, and I act as the design director and the main point of client contact on each project. ~ Michael Bierut,
940:I'm always learning from experiences because each one is different and there are different players involved in the project at the time with their own way of doing things ~ Christopher Meloni,
941:I'm doing a collaborative project with another artist, Mary Hamill. My project is to gather the oral history of war widows, starting with the women of my village, Kop Nymit. ~ Chath Piersath,
942:Nolan has long been a devout subscriber to the cause. A director famed for being able to get a multimillion dollar project off the ground with only his own name as collateral, he ~ Anonymous,
943:Teenagers make it clear that games, worlds, and social networking (on the surface, rather different) have much in common. They all ask you to compose and project an identity. ~ Sherry Turkle,
944:This time at Birmingham turned me into a general biologist, and ever since then I have always tried to take a biological approach to any research project that I have undertaken. ~ Paul Nurse,
945:What we feel is the only thing that exists for us, and we project it into the past, into the future, without letting ourselves be stopped by the fictitious barriers of death. ~ Marcel Proust,
946:While I am sympathetic to the political project of an all-encompassing utopian inclusivity, I am less sanguine about its feasibility and more worried about
its cruelty. ~ Joseph A Massad,
947:  Word For The Day BOONDOGGLE (BOON dahg’uhl) n. A pointless project. Work of no value, done merely to appear busy. Alternate Word ICKY (IK ee) adj. Very distasteful; disgusting. ~ Deb Baker,
948:You project a version of yourself to the public to protect and insulate yourself a little bit. Actors come up with a version of themselves in order to protect the real person. ~ Steve Carell,
949:An early lesson I learned in my career was that whenever a large organization attempts to do anything, it always comes down to a single person who can delay the entire project. ~ Ben Horowitz,
950:Before I joined the project most of the English people with whom I had made personal contacts were left wing and affected to some degree or other by the same kind of philosophy. ~ Klaus Fuchs,
951:I lived in a project and...didn't have a good education. But...I'd listen to the preacher, who said that God would show me the way. Everything starts from that confidence. ~ Evander Holyfield,
952:The history of mankind is a perennial tragedy; for the highest ideals which the individual may project are ideals which he can never realize in social and collective terms. ~ Reinhold Niebuhr,
953:We love the flexibility that print and digital formats give us, and diving deep on a print feature can be one step in a longer project that generates a lot of digital stories. ~ Clara Jeffery,
954:What saved the economy, and the New Deal, was the enormous public works project known as World War II, which finally provided a fiscal stimulus adequate to the economy’s needs. ~ Paul Krugman,
955:As filmmakers, you're not working on just one project, you're producing something, directing something, shooting something, and so it becomes hard to do it by yourself. ~ Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy,
956:Discovery is so important, we won’t take a project at Mule if a client won’t do it. Research isn’t an optional phase of design; it’s the keystone under which everything else rests. ~ Anonymous,
957:He once gave a speech advising anyone who wanted to complete a power project to “get all the lawyers in one room, then shoot ’em—in the mouth, because it’s impossible to miss. ~ Bethany McLean,
958:I felt expendable, throw-away, swallowed by a big biological project that I didn't initiate or choose, that produced me but would also chew me up and spit me out. I felt used. ~ Lionel Shriver,
959:I hate the idea of repeating myself. I need new perspectives and challenges for each project, and I'm very happy that many people are able to follow me without any problem. ~ Christian Fennesz,
960:I miss my mother very much, and I feel closest to her when I have dinner in the oven and the children are nearby playing and I'm reading a book or doing some little project. ~ Caitlin Flanagan,
961:I project love, music and love, and I pray for peace. A good song cuts straight to the heart; sometimes it doesn't need to be too many lines - of course, I do love a good story. ~ Cass McCombs,
962:It is true that many of the Sea Shepherd crewmembers are inexperienced, but the fact is that these volunteers bring a passion to the project that cannot be found in a hired crew. ~ Paul Watson,
963:It's always been difficult for me to find funding for a story that I want to follow in real time. Financiers are hesitant to support a project when they don't know the outcome. ~ Chris Hegedus,
964:I was supposed to do The Joy Of Sex with John Belushi, but the week before we were gonna start filming, he died. So that was really tragic. That put the whole project on the shelf. ~ P J Soles,
965:Since March 16, 2011, CoffeeScript has been on GitHub’s list of most-​watched projects,[4] and as of 2013 was the 12th[5] most popular language on GitHub in terms of project-​count ~ Anonymous,
966:The more resistance you experience, the more important your unmanifested art/project/enterprise is to you - and the more gratification you will fell when you finally do it. ~ Steven Pressfield,
967:Waterhouse is going to fix the church’s organ. This project will be sure to have side benefits for his own organ, a single-pipe instrument that needs attention just as badly. ~ Neal Stephenson,
968:We project our own capacities—for good as well as evil—onto the other person. Then we acknowledge as love primarily those things that correspond to our own image thereof. ~ Jan Philipp Sendker,
969:We've always been the development project that lived in a time pressured setting and always where commercial entities were relying heavily on releases in a certain time frame. ~ Mitchell Baker,
970:What I want to bring back to superheroes with this project is a sense of play. Things have gotten so dreary. The heroes have gotten so ugly that even their muscles have muscles. ~ Frank Miller,
971:next actions. Those ideas fall into the broad category of “project support materials,” and may be anything from a notion about something you might want to do on your next vacation ~ David Allen,
972:Oftentimes when I do a project I do get influenced by the wardrobe. I certainly learned a lot from 'Mad Men' and from Janie (Bryant) in particular. She's just so fabulous. ~ Christina Hendricks,
973:This common prayer project has taken years of energy, but we see it not as a way to leave our individual churches, but as a movement we hope to see permeate the larger Church. ~ Shane Claiborne,
974:Throughout my career, if I have done anything, I have paid attention to every note and every word I sing - if I respect the song. If I cannot project this to a listener, I fail. ~ Frank Sinatra,
975:When I was 15 and then 16 years old, I spent two summers in Nicaragua for a service project. I took Spanish classes the first week and got acclimated to Central America. I loved it. ~ Eden Sher,
976:You did a politics project on a government that got overthrown on the due date? Man, did anybody ever tell you you've got no luck?"
"I suspected it," said Raymond ironically. ~ Gordon Korman,
977:After my first visit to Japan, in 1960, to work on a joint model building project at Osaka University, I maintained a continuing interest in the country and the entire Far East. ~ Lawrence Klein,
978:Every age has its peculiar folly: Some scheme, project, or fantasy into which it plunges, spurred on by the love of gain, the necessity of excitement, or the force of imitation. ~ Charles Mackay,
979:I just want her to look at me and know that she's not just beautiful because of the strength she tries to project, but also because of the things she thinks make her look weak. ~ Melanie A Smith,
980:Many schools include a service project as part of their curriculum, and many corporations have in-house projects for their employees or give them time off to do volunteer work. ~ George H W Bush,
981:There's an anxiety of wanting to please the studios. You want to prove to them that you can do it and sometimes you might jump at a project that you're not totally passionate about. ~ Justin Lin,
982:To work with Kaz on this kind of project is a fascinating process...He seems to be Dogen himself when offering the translations that we Western collaborators then refine with him. ~ Joan Halifax,
983:Cygwin is currently (circa 2012) managed by a wide variety of volunteers both within and outside of the IT industry. The two project leads are Corinna Vinschen and Christopher Faylor. ~ Anonymous,
984:Doing anything in Japan as a sort of architecture - related project is just fantastic because they do everything so perfectly and so quickly. It's unlike anywhere else in the world. ~ Marc Newson,
985:Get punctual, bring energy and creativity to your work, and stay with a project until it's completed (and then double-check the results). These habits will make you indispensable. ~ Bill O Reilly,
986:GREAT EXPECTATIONS [1867 Edition] by Charles Dickens [Project Gutenberg Editor's Note: There is also another version of this work etext98/grexp10.txt scanned from a different edition] ~ Anonymous,
987:I just don't want to repeat the same thing over and over again, so I'm always looking for something that's going to be challenging and make me nervous every time I start a project. ~ Logan Lerman,
988:I keep doing specials because I think there are a lot of people who make movies and TV who are fans of comedy - if they start to like you, they'll get a project going and call you in. ~ Bill Burr,
989:In hacking, like painting, work comes in cycles. Sometimes you get excited about a new project and you want to work sixteen hours a day on it. Other times nothing seems interesting. ~ Paul Graham,
990:Most of us have, in the past seventy-two hours, received more change-producing, project-creating, and priority-shifting inputs than our parents did in a month, maybe even in a year. ~ David Allen,
991:To project yourself into a consciousness of a person essentially your opposite requires the audacity of great genius; and even men of genius are cautious in approaching the problem. ~ Henry James,
992:[Working with survivors] it's just a whole different level of concern and that is something that was categorically different working on this film than any other project we had done. ~ Amy Ziering,
993:As project chief you are creating a narrative, a story, a good yarn. If you look at the process-journey that way, you and your gang will ... dramatically up the odds of a WOW outcome! ~ Tom Peters,
994:Culture is a thousand things, a thousand times. It’s living the core values when you hire; when you write an email; when you are working on a project; when you are walking in the hall. ~ Anonymous,
995:In order to create an alternative an oppressed group must at once shatter the self-reflecting world which encircles it and, at the same time, project its own image onto history. ~ Sheila Rowbotham,
996:I’ve always feared growing older because I thought I’d run out of interests, but what this project has taught me is that I’ve barely scratched the surface of what I could try next. ~ Jen Lancaster,
997:Law Number XXIV: The only thing more costly than stretching the schedule of an established project is accelerating it, which is itself the most costly action known to man. ~ Norman Ralph Augustine,
998:Since I started making art, I've always had some kind of project that was really about and for other people, because I think I just need that balance to feel sane myself — you know? ~ Miranda July,
999:To put it in layman's terms, crazy is crazy. And crazy will find a way to do something crazy. Racist is racist. And racist people will find a way to project their racism onto the world. ~ Nia Long,
1000:Unless you have multiple accounts that you need to negotiate and you think the project is just too big to tackle on your own, you're better off just calling your creditors directly. ~ Jean Chatzky,
1001:We are placed here in this world to manage a project that is equivalent to building a new universe every day. Creating yourself is not just a full-time job, it is a staggering one. ~ Deepak Chopra,
1002:When you find any great project - if it's onstage or it's a movie or a television show or whatever it might be, if it's wonderful, then that sort of transcends what the medium is. ~ Justin Hartley,
1003:He’s only going out with you because he feels sorry for you,” she whispers as she invades my personal space on a classroom ramp. “You’re, like, his community service project. ~ Wendelin Van Draanen,
1004:If the script is not so good and it is a great director you're more likely to do it. But generally speaking, my passion for a project starts or stops with the quality of the script. ~ Dougray Scott,
1005:I knew I wanted to shoot in Japan early on. Years ago, we did a Japan segment in "The Community Project," and at the time I felt it was one of the better Japan segments ever captured. ~ Travis Rice,
1006:Just enough sense to stick with something-a chore, task, project, until its completed pays off much better than idle intelligence, even if idle intelligence be of genius caliber. ~ David J Schwartz,
1007:Leadership is a group project, and all of us are necessary to fill it. Wise leaders will realize this and encourage their groups to develop their own evolving leadership potential. ~ Arnold Mindell,
1008:Most of us have, in the past seventy-two hours, received more change-producing, project-creating, and priority-shifting inputs than our parents did in a month, maybe even in a year. I ~ David Allen,
1009:My project was retarded by laws of nature. The world was not prepared for it. It was too far ahead of time. But the same laws will prevail in the end and make it a triumphal success. ~ Nikola Tesla,
1010:You work hard and you pray, and you do something where you know the energy around the project is right, but you never really know if it's going to hit and resonate with audiences. ~ Jussie Smollett,
1011:Architects love to rethink a project - that's what we do. If something is successful, like a house or a kettle, in this case, it's a great compliment when someone wants another one. ~ Michael Graves,
1012:Fieldwork is probably always more likely to be holistic than lab work or mathematical modeling because in the field you can’t get away from the whole when a research project starts. ~ Temple Grandin,
1013:If literature has engaged me as a project, first as a reader, then as a writer, it is as an extension of my sympathies to other selves, other domains, other dreams, other territories. ~ Susan Sontag,
1014:I oppose the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline. It's an ill-conceived project that would lock us into further dependence on some of the dirtiest fossil fuels on the planet. ~ Elizabeth Warren,
1015:I project myself to love and devote my time and attention to someone without a reason, so at least I can give someone the feelings of being the most special person in someone’s life. ~ M F Moonzajer,
1016:I shall praise those faces which seem to project out of the picture as though they were sculptured, and I shall censure those faces in which I see no art but that of outline. ~ Leon Battista Alberti,
1017:Perhaps we project on to starlings that which we deplore in ourselves: our numbers, our aggression, our greed, and our cruelty. Like starlings, we are taking over the world. ~ Terry Tempest Williams,
1018:See... What I felt they should have done, for our first public works project, is build a giant wall... across the entire border of Canada. Because that's where the cold air comes from. ~ Lewis Black,
1019:The ancient Egyptians assigned the measurement unit of the Royal Cubit a value of PI over 6 days to project the divine function of creation onto Earth by the human act of Building. ~ Ibrahim Ibrahim,
1020:We have a project with Unocal here in Los Angeles, where we as an environmental organization, the oil company, and the state all get together to promote the recycling of used motor oil. ~ Ted Danson,
1021:What I'm fighting for now in my work... for an expression relevant to all manner of blacks, poems I could take into a tavern, into the street, into the halls of a housing project. ~ Gwendolyn Brooks,
1022:Another Harvard research project concluded bluntly that by 2004, American schools were just as segregated as they were in 1969, the year after Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated. ~ Jared Taylor,
1023:At this time, my work on the SPS power supplies had just come to an end; I joined a study group on the pp project and an experimental team studying cooling in a small ring (ICE). ~ Simon van der Meer,
1024:Each thing leapfrogs. I do a Genesis project - like now, we're just finishing off an album - and then by the time the album is doing its thing, I could do nothing or I could do a film. ~ Phil Collins,
1025:For example, to browse the history of the project, Git doesn’t need to go out to the server to get the history and display it for you—it simply reads it directly from your local database. ~ Anonymous,
1026:It is time to extend planning to a wider field, in this instance comprehending in one great project many states directly concerned with the basin of one of our greatest rivers. ~ Franklin D Roosevelt,
1027:Our judgments betray our expectations, and our expectations betray our experience. What we project about the future reveals a lot—about the world we live in, and about our own past. ~ Brian Christian,
1028:Peer reviewers were then asked to rate (using a slider on the screen) how well they knew that particular project and how large the individual’s impact was, and to add any comments. Over ~ Laszlo Bock,
1029:The default movement on a software project should be in the direction of taking elements of the software away to make it simpler rather than adding elements to make it more complex. ~ Steve McConnell,
1030:The work is at such a high level and is so well executed, it really is a matter of taste... [Source: Project Runway — but consider, applied to the theme of book reviews, it seems apropos!] ~ Tim Gunn,
1031:When you start a new project and they say, "Your director is going to be Joe Blo," you're hoping that Joe Blo will be the next Martin Scorsese, but it doesn't always work out that way. ~ Martin Short,
1032:Why don't you make your whole body into a string and play the music of the vibratory electromagnetic self, which is your creativity, and project to the heart of another person? ~ Harbhajan Singh Yogi,
1033:Your creative work is not your baby; if anything, you are its baby. Everything I have ever written has brought me into being. Every project has matured me in a different way. I am ~ Elizabeth Gilbert,
1034:Everything looks like a failure in the middle. In neary every change project, doubt is cast on the original vision because problems are mounting and the end is nowhere in sight. ~ Rosabeth Moss Kanter,
1035:Freud gave these conceptions spatial form because he still thought, as in his ‘Project’, that it would eventually be possible to locate them within the brain as described by neurology. ~ Sigmund Freud,
1036:I don't think I've ever worked on a project [Paper Girls] that is this personal. We draw so much on our memories of growing and we're putting so much of our present day into it as well. ~ Cliff Chiang,
1037:I find that in preparation for a drama you can do a lot of character work and develop the character and know what you want to achieve and project throughout the course of the film. ~ Michelle Monaghan,
1038:indeed that is what our lives are, a project of recovery and restitution; or we have to ironize our always wanting to get something back that we never had and that never existed anyway ~ Adam Phillips,
1039:In the film business, when you're young, you just want to work. But when you're older, it has more to do with who's involved with the project - who you're going to get in the boat with. ~ Alec Baldwin,
1040:My students frequently ask what their next project should be. My advice: immerse yourself in the music you love and you will find what you want to do; you will discover your next project. ~ Lukas Foss,
1041:Project: Potential was a separate class that the gifted students went to for an hour each day. The name was supposed to make it exciting, like Code Name: Cursive or Mission: State Capitals. ~ Adam Rex,
1042:The best user experiences are enchanting. They help the user enter an alternate reality, whether it's the world of making music, writing, sharing photos, coding, or managing a project. ~ Kathy Sierra,
1043:The left, to be quite blunt about it, has something to conserve. It is the right that has inherited the ambitious modernist urge to destroy and innovate in the name of a universal project. ~ Tony Judt,
1044:The process of "emptying the heavens" does not mean that archetypal personages have disappeared completely, but rather that it is no longer possible to project them in the ancient manner. ~ Luigi Zoja,
1045:Any architectural project we do takes at least four or five years, so increasingly there is a discrepancy between the acceleration of culture and the continuing slowness of architecture. ~ Rem Koolhaas,
1046:Create some psychological space between you and your project by imagining you're doing it for someone else or contemplating what advice you'd give to another person in your predicament. ~ Daniel H Pink,
1047:I really do seek to create music that is timeless, ... Each project takes on its own life, and the songs from A Time To Love are the most appropriate for the statement I wanted to make. ~ Stevie Wonder,
1048:I think there are lots of ways to make good work. You can throw big bucks at a project and make what some would call crap, or you can work very modestly with eloquently moving results. ~ Barbara Kruger,
1049:... one of art photography's most vigorous enterprises--[is] concentrating on victims, on the unfortunate--but without the compassionate purpose that such a project is expected to serve. ~ Susan Sontag,
1050:Some people read the Bible as if its passages were Rorschach inkblots. They see what is in their head. In more sophisticated language, they project onto the Bible what they want to see. ~ Scot McKnight,
1051:symbolically, nobody can deliver wisdom to you except you. The being who finds peace inside himself needs nobody to tell him what to do, nobody to project their own fantasies onto him. ~ James Altucher,
1052:The beginning of a project or anything is what makes me feel vulnerable. How to take that first step. And the ending of anything. How to release what you know and leap into the unknown. ~ Regina Taylor,
1053:I'm getting good offers, as good as ever sometimes. I just finished a thing with Billy Bob Thornton that was the most unique part I've ever played in my life, in the most unique project. ~ Robert Duvall,
1054:I'm not a big dreamer. I never have been. I remember fragments of my dream, and I try to take a traditional sort of approach to researching this project and doing preparation for it. ~ Leonardo DiCaprio,
1055:I project that this next election - the 2016 election - if it is about anything thematically, it is going to be about that sense of rage and displacement among white working-class voters. ~ Joy Ann Reid,
1056:Is saying yes to this project, activity, or commitment going to better me or my family? Do I really want to do this? A friend once said to me, “If it isn’t a heck yes, then it’s a no. ~ Jessica N Turner,
1057:I think that's become passe, but if you can surround yourself with a kind of monument to yourself and your family - a statement - and you can afford it, then that's a noble project. ~ Sylvester Stallone,
1058:Marketing is what gets you noticed, and that side of it something - this side of it, if you like, doing interviews - is the side of it that I least enjoy, and yet is 50% of the project. ~ Rowan Atkinson,
1059:The main reason for choosing a project is not really the renown of the director that's making the project. I feel like it's the fact of an actor to constantly want to do different things. ~ Song Kang Ho,
1060:When you are joyful, when you say yes to life and have fun and project positivity all around you, you become a sun in the center of every constellation, and people want to be near you. ~ Shannon L Alder,
1061:a dog as mad which simply has a fit, or is so frightened at being pursued by those who are afraid of it, and who project their state of mind to its brain, that it appears to be mad. ~ Orison Swett Marden,
1062:Conflict is the essential core of a free and open society. If one were to project the democratic way of life in the form of a musical score, its major theme would be the harmony of dissonance ~ Anonymous,
1063:Finally I got to the point where I said, I'd like to start a project where we can actually talk about race and poverty, not through the lens of a particular case, but much more broadly. ~ Bryan Stevenson,
1064:Generally, Hollywood makes the same stories over and over. I've never wanted to do the same thing twice. If a script doesn't surprise me in some way, I simply can't commit to the project. ~ Sherilyn Fenn,
1065:I never go about a new project as if I'm trying ot redefine myself. I just like to work, and I'm excited by material I find challenging and - if it's a comedy - exceptionally funny. ~ Julia Louis Dreyfus,
1066:[ Lady Susan novel by Jane Austen is] extremely difficult to adapt. I worked on it for years, for, like, ten years, before I started showing it to people. This was my back-burner project. ~ Whit Stillman,
1067:Most of the time I've worked with directors who write their own scripts. The story is more important to me than the part. The project of the film has always been more important to me. ~ Catherine Deneuve,
1068:The most durable thing in writing is style. It is a projection of personality and you have to have a personality before you can project it. It is the product of emotion and perception. ~ Raymond Chandler,
1069:You can find a lot of reasonable buys at Wal-Mart. But one key to making it on a budget is by donating your time and labor to the project. Do-it-yourself projects will always help you save. ~ Nate Berkus,
1070:any effort at large-scale reorganization - that is, any project spanning more than two years and, more generally, anything that has not already been done - is inevitably doomed to failure. ~ Corinne Maier,
1071:Before I undertake a lengthy project, I have usually given much thought to it over a period of years. My files are filled with likely subjects - which perhaps, one day, I will develop. ~ Joyce Carol Oates,
1072:By far the most common project risks in software development are poor requirements and poor project planning, thus preparation tends to focus on improving requirements and project plans. ~ Steve McConnell,
1073:I do find it sometimes that people project their own feelings on to the characters and I think that there is a certain amount of sexism - I mean the proprietary nature, for men and women. ~ Matthew Weiner,
1074:I'm involved in Project ALS which is trying to get money for stem cell research. That's one I've been pretty involved with because if you can cure that, you can cure so many other diseases. ~ Gina Gershon,
1075:I'm working with UNESCO on a project called 'Thirst,' which educates children all over China and promotes awareness to the fact that 300 million people in China do not have access to water. ~ Joyce Giraud,
1076:It follows that your advertising should consistently project the same image, year after year. This is difficult to achieve, because there are always forces at work to change the advertising ~ David Ogilvy,
1077:Langley would never complete his newspaper project. I knew that and I'm sure he knew it as well. It was a crazy foolish hand-rubbing scheme that kept his mind in the mood he liked to be in. ~ E L Doctorow,
1078:The cool thing about doing films and being different characters is that it's new everyday and new every project. So, you're always learning something different and you get to do research. ~ Julianne Hough,
1079:The Internet is part of this ongoing, species-long project we've been working on since we climbed down out of the trees in the savanna. We've been working on it without really knowing it. ~ William Gibson,
1080:There are chakras in the hands; you've seen me use those quite frequently when I meditate. I project the shakti, the kundalini, through the chakras in the hands to people I meditate with. ~ Frederick Lenz,
1081:The Venus Project is a translation of all religions: The end of war, the end of poverty, the brotherhood of humanity. If that isn't spiritual, like I've said before, I don't know what is. ~ Jacque Fresco,
1082:At the heart of each of these mass atrocities, he argues, was a state-building project in which traitorous inconvenient minorities were perceived as a threat and ultimately were destroyed. ~ Thomas de Waal,
1083:By the time a writer comes onto a project (if they're being hired as a contractor) the main character has usually been designed, as that's always done during a project's pitching stage. ~ Rhianna Pratchett,
1084:For people living in fear, moderation just doesn't cut it. And most of the people in my world are fearful. It's like keeping a piggy bank when you never empty your wallet in the first place. ~ Project Itoh,
1085:He had been eight years upon a project for extracting sunbeams out of cucumbers, which were to be put into vials hermetically sealed, and let out to warm the air in raw, inclement summers. ~ Jonathan Swift,
1086:IBM is helping to greatly advance and expedite quality sampling while providing our project investigators peace of mind that the information they are gathering is securely stored and protected. ~ H G Wells,
1087:It’s important to me that people hear my music on its own merit and not in relation to another project I’ve done. Ultimately, the music has its own energy and message and stands on its own. ~ Bryce Dessner,
1088:Microbusinesses aren’t new; they’ve been around since the beginning of commerce. What’s changed, however, is the ability to test, launch, and scale your project quickly and on the cheap. ~ Chris Guillebeau,
1089:No matter how neutral the initial presentation of information, people do tend to gradually recruit the stereotypes and the associations that are prevalent in a culture and then project that, ~ Angela Saini,
1090:The professional tackles the project that will make him stretch. He takes on the assignment that will bear him into uncharted waters, compel him to explore unconscious parts of himself. ~ Steven Pressfield,
1091:The same year that Dawkins’s The God Delusion was published, Francis Collins published The Language of God. Collins is an eminent research scientist and head of the Human Genome Project. ~ Timothy J Keller,
1092:a professional project, relationship, or school assignment doesn’t turn out the way that was expected, we can always learn from our experiences and do things differently the next time around. ~ Gregg Braden,
1093:Everyone has a desire, if not a need, to use their individual signatures. Whenever people meet to talk about a project, even stuffy old businessmen, they say they want to create something new. ~ Frank Gehry,
1094:In the end it is the musician who actually plays the notes. The impresario - or the project leader - is only there to make sure that happens. That is a very different type of management mind-set. ~ John Kao,
1095:I wanted to do an hour-long show, and I wanted to something that was dramatic and sometimes funny and humorous, as well. I'm just delighted to have this opportunity to be a part of this project. ~ Ron Glass,
1096:Moving on, as a concept, is for stupid people, because any sensible person knows grief is a long-term project. I refuse to rush. The pain that is thrust upon us let no man slow or speed or fix. ~ Max Porter,
1097:So do less. Your project won’t suffer nearly as much as you fear. In fact, there’s a good chance it’ll end up even better. You’ll be forced to make tough calls and sort out what truly matters. ~ Jason Fried,
1098:That experience taught me to take agency in my own professional narratives, and that endings don’t have to be failures, especially when you choose to end a project or shut down a business. ~ Timothy Ferriss,
1099:There's this emotion we all feel of being overwhelmed at times, feeling that you can't get ahead. For me it's self-imposed because I'm so driven and I'm always going from project to project. ~ Kenny Chesney,
1100:Henceforth he would project himself into opponents’ minds and comprehend their fears and anxieties instead of blowing them up into all-powerful bugaboos, giving him courage when others quailed. ~ Ron Chernow,
1101:Nïx lay on her side, bending her elbow to casually prop her head in her hand. With a sigh she said, “Bowen, I took you on as my pet project because I like to ogle you. Due to your rowr factor. ~ Kresley Cole,
1102:The conclusion is simple: if a 200-man project has 25 managers who are the most competent and experienced programmers,
fire the 175 troops and put the managers back to programming. ~ Frederick P Brooks Jr,
1103:The person must be blind, indeed, who can not see, that here on earth a great project, a great plan, is executed, may work on the realization of which we participate as faithful servants. ~ Winston Churchill,
1104:The world does not need a better definition of issues, or better planning or project management. It needs the issues and the plans to have more of an impact, which is the promise of engagement. ~ Peter Block,
1105:Was my Solstad-Norwegian language project a misguided one? Should I not have been doing it? Did I not have other things I had planned to do? What things will I now never do because I did this? ~ John Freeman,
1106:When somebody manages to project a lot of strength and a lot of warmth, we say they're charismatic and magnetic, we want to be with that person, we want to be that person,' said Neffinger. ~ Rebecca Traister,
1107:I had a dozen years to act before starting a family then found that motherhood dwarfed everything else. Once or twice a year, I take a project that appeals to me for its redeeming social value. ~ Sissy Spacek,
1108:I've been working on something, just some jazz, relaxed stuff. It will be standard, just piano and voice. It started out as a fun project for me though, I'm still not sure about releasing it. ~ Justin Guarini,
1109:People notice it and they help you participate and see your work included in this project and when we ship our browser, you and millions of other people get to see the fruits of your efforts. ~ Mitchell Baker,
1110:When is a problem a project? Always. When you assess something as a problem instead of as something to simply be accepted as the way things are, you are assuming there is a potential resolution. ~ David Allen,
1111:While researching the project [The Fourth Phase] I stumbled across this amazing research by a scientist called Dr Gerard Pollack who had done studies on what he called a 'fourth phase' of water. ~ Travis Rice,
1112:don’t see what this has to do with us.” I say back, “Does everything have to be about you? Can you not project yourself outside yourself? Can you not take on another’s life for your own benefit? ~ Richard Ford,
1113:For me, I look at a project that has a story that's going to resonate in some way. It doesn't have to be about a message. It doesn't have to have some underlying theme of overwhelming importance. ~ Will Packer,
1114:If Christianity is dull and boring, if it is a burden and not a blessing, then most likely we are involved in a project, not a Person - a system not a Savior, rules rather than a relationship. ~ Joseph Stowell,
1115:I have jobs that I've preferred more than others simply because I've gotten to meet and make friends with great people. I've pulled at least one very close friend from every project I've done. ~ Nathan Fillion,
1116:I have never heard of the Wife Project. But I’m about to. In detail.’
‘Of course,’ I said. ‘But we should time-share it with pizza-consumption and beer-drinking.’
‘Of course,’ said Rosie ~ Graeme Simsion,
1117:It makes more sense to write one big book - a novel or nonfiction narrative - than to write many stories or essays. Into a long, ambitious project you can fit or pour all you possess and learn. ~ Annie Dillard,
1118:It was Rudolf Carnap's dream for the last three decades of his life to show that science proceeds by a formal syntactic method; today no one to my knowledge holds out any hope for that project. ~ Hilary Putnam,
1119:My background are acting, film production, directing, and I studied them for many years. Keep in mind that you need many other skills when you are starting any film project related to real life. ~ Tommy Wiseau,
1120:Once you make something that people enjoy then you are forced to promote it. Instead of just going right into the next project, you have to be where they need you to be and do what they need you to do. ~ Drake,
1121:There's something depressing about a young couple helplessly in love. Their state is so perfect, it must be doomed. They project such qualities on their lover that only disappointment can follow. ~ Roger Ebert,
1122:was a dream project for Tesla, and Westinghouse was awarded the contract. Construction began immediately, and Tesla would oversee it. Progress was slow. The project was perilous and fraught with ~ Sean Patrick,
1123:Well every moment, every project is different. I took a very slow approach to acting, trying to really work with people I could learn from. And I got something different out of each experience. ~ Mark Wahlberg,
1124:We spend a lot of time playing defence against bad things. So, in the US, one of the focusses has been this huge Keystone Pipeline project, another has been the coal ports on the Pacific Ocean. ~ Bill McKibben,
1125:We tell ourselves that intimacy (and marriage) takes two people who are willing to work at it-but, unfortunately, we rarely have the slightest inkling of our "job" assignments in this project. ~ David Schnarch,
1126:While crude survival from one day to the next might be every human's ultimate animal goal, for generations the Mandible family had managed to dress up the project as considerably more exalted. ~ Lionel Shriver,
1127:For whatever reason, every project I do becomes sort of a cult, or a cultish show, you know, like 'Battlestar,' or even a film I did years ago, 'Kalifornia,' people refer to it as a cult film. ~ Michelle Forbes,
1128:I never willfully want to write the same record twice, which is probably why I jump from project to project. But I can't ignore that there are things that inspire me, and I love celebrating those. ~ Alan Palomo,
1129:It is important to consider whether the sample size selected by the Environmental Genome Project will provide sufficient power to discover most alleles relevant to gene-environment interactions. ~ Samuel Wilson,
1130:I wasn't the kind of student that Pratt was looking for. They wanted patient people who would work on something forever. I didn't want to work on any project forever. I intended to get things done. ~ Jack Kirby,
1131:I would only take a role that I know I'm comfortable in and I can do. I've turned down plenty of things because I'd feel it's not me, and I wouldn't want to come on someone's project and flip that. ~ J B Smoove,
1132:Success is completion. Success is being able to complete what we set out to do - each individual action, each specific step, each desired experience whether a big project or a very small errand. ~ Susan Collins,
1133:The repentance that really changes your heart and your relationship with God begins when you recognize that your main sin, the sin under the rest of your sins, is your self-salvation project. ~ Timothy J Keller,
1134:Well, I’m not going to flunk this project,” Ashley said crossly, “just because Parker’s an idiot.”
Roo promptly frowned. “Where’s your compassion? Parker can’t help being an idiot. ~ Richie Tankersley Cusick,
1135:We share half our genes with the banana. [After the announcement Jun 2000 that a working draft of the genetic sequence of humans had been completed by the Human Genome Project.] ~ Robert May Baron May of Oxford,
1136:What I hope in my ideal world is that with each project, I'll either get to work with a really great script that would force me to grow, or work with a really great actor who will make me better. ~ Laura Linney,
1137:What you do is take the power [popularity] gives you - which is very temporary and minor but significant - and use it. The danger is that you use it on a vanity project that no one wants to watch. ~ Danny Boyle,
1138:With this project ["This Is Mike Stud"] in general, I tried to put my life on record. All of these things I'm going through right now, I used to dream about and didn't think could ever happen to me. ~ Mike Stud,
1139:All I'm saying is that it's shortsighted to blame TV. It's simply another symptom. TV didn't invent our aesthetic childishness here any more than the Manhattan Project invented aggression. ~ David Foster Wallace,
1140:Eliminating wickedness is a different project from eliminating violence. Eliminating violence - the destruction associated with wickedness - is a practical program that I'm very willing to pursue. ~ Jaron Lanier,
1141:Every new development, highway, railroad, steamship line, building operation, whether it be a drainage project in old Greece or a new water system in Peru, means an added use of the automobile. ~ Walter Chrysler,
1142:For me, it was a lot of pressure to make another movie after 'Inglourious Basterds' because I didn't want to do something wrong. I wanted to have a beautiful project for another American movie. ~ Melanie Laurent,
1143:I'm not very good at working for other people. I mostly make pictures because of some whim. With luck, I get a glimpse of something, and then it turns into an adventure, and then into a project. ~ Nicholas Nixon,
1144:I often concentrate on the eyes and lips, they are great indicators of mood and feeling, and I find that I can project character into my portraits by bringing the viewer's attention to these areas. ~ Robert Ryan,
1145:I stay glued to my piano and my work. I don't look up. I write, I produce, I do the next project, I do my job. I don't look up, and I try to be kind. I try to be kind to people. That's what I do. ~ Barry Manilow,
1146:It's much harder to play beloved than to play a rotten guy. Rotten guy is a piece of cake. So playing a beloved person really sets a high bar for your behavior and your acting and what you project. ~ Bill Murray,
1147:I want to understand everything," said Miro. "I want to know everything and put it all together to see what it means."
"Excellent project," she said. "It will look very good on your résumé. ~ Orson Scott Card,
1148:Okay, I’ll just design the header right now.” But after the header was done, I’d find myself moving on to other parts of the site. And before I knew it, I’d be energized and engaged in the project. ~ Mark Manson,
1149:-Before I started, when it was all in my head, the project was full of unlimited potential. Now that it's on film, it feels bordered by limitations.
-I suspect that's the way with most endeavors. ~ Kate Morton,
1150:I began thinking about the idea of a 24 hour concert. What if you tied songs to certain hours of the day - creating a 24 hour world of lyric and melody. So that was the inspiration for this project. ~ Jon Foreman,
1151:I'm not one of those actors who needs the media spotlight all the time to feel gratified. I'm happy to do one project a year and take the rest of the year off as long as that project is special. ~ Macaulay Culkin,
1152:In art or architecture your project is only done when you say it's done. If you want to rip it apart at the eleventh hour and start all over again, you never finish. I was one of those crazy creatures. ~ Maya Lin,
1153:I try to keep my life low key, and I don't like going to parties unless they're thrown by a friend of mine, or they're to do with a project I'm in, or it's because I've been nominated for an award. ~ James McAvoy,
1154:I would always say I'm doing a video project. About dancing or birthday parties. Of course, the video becomes more than that. It goes deeper than that. But it's not a lie. It's a starting point. ~ Laurel Nakadate,
1155:The ego is always alert to the dangers that the unconscious may over-throw it. It may try to intellectualize away unconscious urges, inhibit them, project them onto others, or deny them. Freud ~ Tom Butler Bowdon,
1156:The most durable thing in writing is
style. It is a projection of personality and you have
to have a personality before you can project it. It
is the product of emotion and perception. ~ Raymond Chandler,
1157:There is a sense then in which the self is a lifelong project, as long as we remember that it is a project that requires as much passivity as activity both receptivity and taking hold, yin and yang. ~ John Loudon,
1158:Those who are threatened by marriage equality are, many things suggest, as threatened by the idea of equality between heterosexual couples as same-sex couples. Liberation is a contagious project, ~ Rebecca Solnit,
1159:those who view themselves as superior in society (with White men generally at the apex) are compelled to deny their “vile” sexuality and project their own very real sexual desires on others, ~ Kelly Brown Douglas,
1160:with your thoughts and the feelings you project, and they’ll hear you. In fact, it’s your loved ones’ job in the afterlife to watch over, guide, and protect those they love on earth. True, Spirit ~ Theresa Caputo,
1161:A good estimate is an estimate that provides a clear enough view of the project reality to allow the project leadership to make good decisions about how to control the project to hit its targets. ~ Steve McConnell,
1162:Being an actor, when you sign onto a project - whether it's good, bad, or indifferent - you kind of fall in love with it. You fall in love with the experience, you fall in love with the memories. ~ Matthew Lillard,
1163:If you overcome your fear to ask someone for a date, a raise, or help with a project, that is an act of self-assertiveness. You are moving out into life rather than contracting and withdrawing. ~ Nathaniel Branden,
1164:I'll put out an album, and people review it, and some people love it, and some people tear it apart. By nature of the project, I've always wanted this to be something where people react strongly to it. ~ Girl Talk,
1165:It’s about building bridges with those who won’t come to us on Sunday, not as a project but because Jesus loves them and told us to. It’s a dangerous journey that requires honesty and vulnerability. ~ Jen Hatmaker,
1166:I wish I could abandon this project,” Ms. Kevarian said. “But several hundred miles of coastline and a hundred million people are in danger of attack by, I swear, giant moths, if I abandon my work. ~ Max Gladstone,
1167:My favorite TV show of all time is 'The Wire,' which has the feeling of a project-based show. You draw in people from disparate parts of the world, and they have to work together to achieve a goal. ~ Michael Schur,
1168:One of the best ways to stop the failed policies coming out of Congress is to bring in the ideas and the involvement of the American people, which the America Speaking Out project is designed to do. ~ Peter Roskam,
1169:Perhaps your challenge isn't finding a better project or a better boss. Perhaps you need to get in touch with what it means to feel passionate. People with passion look for ways to make things happen. ~ Seth Godin,
1170:The film project has been “twenty years of constipation,” and he likens the Hollywood process to “trying to grill a steak by having a succession of people coming into the room and breathing on it.” ~ Douglas Adams,
1171:For me to get to work with a writer-director over time in developing a project - my investment feels much more profound. I know that whatever is on the other end I'm going to feel that much closer to. ~ Maggie Siff,
1172:I believe that the more time we spend choosing to run the deep inner circuitries of our right hemispheres, the more peace we will project into the world and the more peaceful our planet will be. ~ Jill Bolte Taylor,
1173:I mean, we’ve got so many other things going on this month! That science fair project?” “I haven’t even started mine,” said Summer. “Me, neither!” I said, though that actually wasn’t true at all. Remo ~ R J Palacio,
1174:In every project, I always look for the depth of humanity inside of it. I'm just trying to say if we can help in some way heal the equation with [Afro-Americans] what's going on with us as people. ~ Forest Whitaker,
1175:I think it would be great to make a $2 million or $3 million art movie where nobody would really have to go to it. I thought that would be a good project to work on . . . do something really artistic. ~ Andy Warhol,
1176:One thing I've found in any project is almost universally about three quarters of the way through - or maybe a little father, maybe seventh eighths on the way through - any project will explode. ~ Steven Pressfield,
1177:Usually when I make music, in my head I'm like 'this isn't Grimes, this is just some other project that you can release later, so there's no pressure and it doesn't matter and no-one's ever gonna hear it'. ~ Grimes,
1178:White women have absolutely been accomplices to the American project of white supremacy, but their husbands, brothers, fathers, and sons have always been the masterminds. Let us never forget that. ~ Brittney Cooper,
1179:You have to be willing to put everything you've got towards the project. That to me is very important. And it may not be part of the fad, being the clichéd kind of film that's going to be successful. ~ Haile Gerima,
1180:I always wanted to create a project that would allow me to think about cross cultural relationships and hybridization but did not want to use my personal story or standard tropes of multiculturalism. ~ Saya Woolfalk,
1181:My happiness project was both. I wanted to perfect my character, but given my nature, that would probably involve charts, deliverables, to-do lists, new vocabulary terms, and compulsive note taking. ~ Gretchen Rubin,
1182:Not since the days of George W. Bush's 'Clear Skies' and 'Healthy Forests' initiatives has America been presented with a project as cravenly corporate and backward-looking as the Keystone XL pipeline. ~ Jeff Goodell,
1183:The people I'm working with tend to be people I know, who are my friends, and I like hanging out with them. There's nothing better than making a long-term project with your friends. It's just dreamy. ~ Tilda Swinton,
1184:We're on the brink of a world in which the wealthiest nations, from Canada to Norway to Japan, can barely project meaningful force to their own borders while the nickel 'n' dime basket-cases go nuclear. ~ Mark Steyn,
1185:When I started writing the script I thought that maybe someone else would direct it, but then I started to fall for it so much that I left the other project and I put all my time on The German Doctor. ~ Lucia Puenzo,
1186:You want to make a representative selection, but at the same time, you want to give a sense of the whole project. I have this big conflict in my writing life that I'm trying to work out all the time. ~ Barbara Hamby,
1187:Being an artist or an author or even as a filmmaker, I bring my All to every project as who I am - artist, mother, daughter, wife, friend, citizen, teacher, philosopher, believer, and human. - Kailin Gow ~ Kailin Gow,
1188:Good questions work on us, we don't work on them. They are not a project to be completed but a doorway opening onto greater depth of understanding, actions that will take us into being more fully alive. ~ Peter Block,
1189:I begin by imagining an artwork verbally. I try to describe in writing what the project is, what it is trying to do. I need to understand the artwork without giving it a specific materiality or solid form. ~ Maya Lin,
1190:I was in the shopping mall because that's where I go lately. For the last couple of weeks, I've been going there every day, trying to figure out why people go there. It's kind of a personal project. ~ Stephen Chbosky,
1191:I was in the shopping mall because that's where I go lately. For the last couple of weeks. I've been going there every day, trying to figure out why people go there. It's kind of a personal project. ~ Stephen Chbosky,
1192:Japanese animation tends to need high budgets. If I have a high budget for a movie, I usually make animation, but if the project has a low budget, then I would ask the producer to consider live action. ~ Mamoru Oshii,
1193:Just because I haven't yet had any project surgery, I'm not going to knock it, because I think women have the right to do whatever they want to their bodies that make them feel good about themselves. ~ Susan Sarandon,
1194:My next project will be a Christian album, another one. I wrote the songs for the ones you're referring to, but I want to do some of my old gospel favorites. That's what my next album's going to be. ~ Charlie Daniels,
1195:No one is doing something in your business - getting a sale, having a key customer, working on an R&D project - doing anything that's more important than something you say is going to change the company. ~ Jack Welch,
1196:We might say that both the artist and the neurotic bite off more than they can chew, but the artist spews it back out again and chews it over in an objectified way, as an external, active work project ~ Ernest Becker,
1197:When you're walking in, basically like a kid a candy store, to a project where there's an endless canon of material, you have to step back from it as a self-indulgence. You have to look at it neutrally. ~ Josh Groban,
1198:but I have come to see that when two people work closely together on a joint project—two intelligent people, I mean to say—a bond of communication develops between them that can enhance their work. ~ Diane Setterfield,
1199:Given that Luke's prologue (1:1-4) closely resembles other Greco-Roman prefaces in which a patron's name is mentioned, Theophilus is most likely a well-to-do Greek who funded Luke's writing project. ~ Craig L Blomberg,
1200:I'm strictly a one-project-at-a-time kind of guy. If I came up with a compelling idea for a different book while working on a project, I'd probably abandon the first project and go with the new idea. ~ Neal Stephenson,
1201:It hasn't taken them long, they began by telling us they would have a positive and patriotic case and they're back to project fear within minutes. There they go again they have nothing positive to say. ~ Boris Johnson,
1202:I've seen a lot of friends who have a lot of great projects, whether it's a script or a play or whatever, and it is a great project and they have great people involved, and they can't make it. ~ Philip Seymour Hoffman,
1203:Listening to the radio every day for an entire year was a prison sentence. It was the most depressing, annoying, debilitating project I have ever undertaken, and I have a master's degree in art history. ~ Sarah Vowell,
1204:One of the most interesting aspects of the film project was collaborating with so many people - directors, filmmakers, and writers - over a five-year period. I learned that there are two components to this. ~ Yo Yo Ma,
1205:The great thing about this project,” said Tim, “is that it’s software that talks to physical things rather than software that just talks to other software. You can see the effect of what you are doing. ~ Michael Lewis,
1206:Use your brains, your common sense, and do not become an object. The way you look is important, but who you are and how you project it is eventually who you will become and how you will appear. ~ Diane von Furstenberg,
1207:As far as executing work is concerned, you do it all in order. You do it in contractual order. There's no overlap, it's just continuation of your ordinary work. You move from one project into another. ~ William Monahan,
1208:But then there’s something theatrical in all our embraces, I think, as we weigh our responses against those we perceive or project; always we desire too much or not enough, and compensate accordingly. ~ Garth Greenwell,
1209:During my first few weeks in Italy, all my Protestant synapses were zinging in distress, looking for a task. I wanted to take on pleasure like a homework assignment, or a giant science fair project. ~ Elizabeth Gilbert,
1210:For any project, you must know what you are doing—and what you are not doing. You must also know who you are doing it for—and who you are not doing it for—to be able to say: THIS and for THESE PEOPLE. In ~ Ryan Holiday,
1211:Include and project the voices of underrepresented people in the spaces where their access is limited. Go love, and build, and restore, and speak, and engage, and create. Go be better and do better. ~ Kevin A Patterson,
1212:In my career, there have been roles I haven't taken because someone involved with the project gave me a bad vibe. I don't care how much money is on the table: No job is worth feeling uneasy every day. ~ Gabrielle Union,
1213:I've started a project called Planet Art. The purpose will be to remind people where I really believe we came from, which was a creative planet, and that everybody can be autonomous through their art. ~ Meredith Brooks,
1214:I was never really cut out to be a student, I prefer to actually work and get a project done and learn that way- but I have a huge respect for good teachers and even enjoy teaching...I am a conundrum! ~ Holly Golightly,
1215:I will have nothing to do with a bomb! [Response to being invited (1943) to work with Otto Robert Frisch and some British scientists at Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project to create the atomic bomb.] ~ Lise Meitner,
1216:Jesus's resurrection is the beginning of God's new project not to snatch people away from earth to heaven but to colonize earth with the life of heaven. That, after all, is what the Lord's Prayer is about. ~ N T Wright,
1217:Literature should not be exclusive, it should be inclusive. My general view is that you can't, based on your own experience, project what a book will do for someone else. That's why I don't review books. ~ Richard Ford,
1218:Perfectionism is a time waster - 20 percent of the effort you put into any project accomplishes 80 percent of the outcome - so this is a time to ask yourself when good enough is enough and then stop. ~ Mira Kirshenbaum,
1219:They were no fools-these Brahmins. They knew how to project even the mundane tasks of burning twigs as earth-shaking, scientific discoveries and claimed to tame the forces that controlled the world. ~ Anand Neelakantan,
1220:We might say that both the artist and theneurotic bite off more than they can chew, but the artist spews it back out again and chews it over in an objectified way, as an ex­ternal, active, work project. ~ Ernest Becker,
1221:We try to solve the problem by rushing through the design process so that enough time is left at the end of the project to uncover the errors that were made because we rushed through the design process ~ Glenford Myers,
1222:Who really can face the future? All you can do is project from the past, even when the past shows that such projections are often wrong. And who really can forget the past? What else is there to know? ~ Robert M Pirsig,
1223:With their own record of killing 12 million American Indians and supporting slavery for four decades after the British abolished it, Americans wish to project their historical guilt on to someone else. ~ Andrew Roberts,
1224:You can never really tell, it's kind of a red herring until you see the project I think. You just know if you like working with someone or not, and he does have a real sweetness about him, I think. ~ Mary Louise Parker,
1225:You know the horrible life of the alarm clock – it’s a monster that has always appalled me because of the number of things its eyes project, and the way that good fellow stares at me when I enter a room. ~ Jacques Vach,
1226:I believe that the more time we spend choosing to run the deep inner-peace circuitry of our right hemispheres, the more peace we will project into the world, and the more peaceful our planet will be. ~ Jill Bolte Taylor,
1227:I often urge patients to project themselves into the future and to consider how they can live now so that five years hence they will be able to look back upon life without regret sweeping over them anew. ~ Irvin D Yalom,
1228:My Rainforests Project ... has three main elements. Firstly, to determine how much funding the rainforest countries need to re-orientate their economies so that the trees are worth more alive than dead. ~ Prince Charles,
1229:Oblivion is something unique, an entertainment experience unlike anything I had seen before. I decided this was a project I really wanted to work on creatively, and I hope fans of the game enjoy the results. ~ Sean Bean,
1230:The primary purpose of software estimation is not to predict a project's outcome; it is to determine whether a project's targets are realistic enough to allow the project to be controlled to meet them. ~ Steve McConnell,
1231:You need, besides determination, all the other attributes that will push a project along. You must have application, you must be prepared to work hard, you must be prepared to get people to work with you. ~ Lee Kuan Yew,
1232:You're never where you want to be. There's always waiting. There's always some new project that's coming down the road - some new thing you're working on, some creative direction you're wanting to explore. ~ Laura Allen,
1233:But then there’s something theatrical in all our embraces, I think, as we weigh our responses against those we perceive or project; always we desire too much or not enough, and compensate accordingly. I ~ Garth Greenwell,
1234:But typically for a project like the Mac, the size we had was pretty good. And it has different stages. The team grows as you have to write manuals and do testing... though the Mac had no formal testing. ~ Andy Hertzfeld,
1235:I think we need to think of lots of ways to communicate. And we tried some at 350. We organised what they called the largest art project in the planet's history. We do a lot with art and music and things. ~ Bill McKibben,
1236:One answer is that the towns elected officials thought that the project served a public purpose and that the various subsidies and favors were worth the price. But they may or may not have thought this. ~ Michael Kinsley,
1237:People who will not turn a shovel full of dirt on the project nor contribute a pound of materials will collect more money...than will the people who will supply all the materials and do all the work.56 ~ G Edward Griffin,
1238:The 20th Century was a bloodbath, and for all the frustrations and failures of the project to unify Europe, the last five decades have been periods of unprecedented peace, growth, and prosperity in Europe. ~ Barack Obama,
1239:The social and physical construction of suburban America really was quite complex. It was a very elaborate system, and clearly a massive social engineering project that has changed U.S. society enormously. ~ Noam Chomsky,
1240:Unwilling wholly to abandon the project for which his wife had died, unable to maintain any longer the absolute belief which the enterprise required, Muhammad Din entered the station wagon of scepticism. ~ Salman Rushdie,
1241:We have no right to pick out all that is noblest and fairest in man, to project these qualities into space, and to call them God. We only thus create an ideal figure, a purified, ennobled, 'magnified' Man. ~ Annie Besant,
1242:We tend to take whatever’s worked in our particular set of circumstances (big family, small family, AP, Ezzo, home school, public school) and project that upon everyone else in the world as the ideal. ~ Rachel Held Evans,
1243:A third project you can do to help you surface your real strengths is to develop two job descriptions for yourself. Your first one should reflect current reality. The second one, your ideal job description. ~ Andy Stanley,
1244:Here’s what I had to accept: Cleaning my house is not a project. It’s a series of boring, mundane, repetitive tasks. The people whose homes are clean all the time do these boring, mundane, repetitive tasks. ~ Dana K White,
1245:If you get people to feel that they are putting something, that they are creating it and so on, their love for the project would increase. The more something is yours, the more you're willing to invest in it. ~ Dan Ariely,
1246:Many aspiring business owners make two common, related mistakes: thinking too much about where to get money to start their project and thinking too little about where the business income will come from. ~ Chris Guillebeau,
1247:Maybe I liked his sculpture more when I couldn’t get close to it, had to see it from a fixed position through a pane of glass, so that I had to project myself into the encounter with its three-dimensionality. ~ Ben Lerner,
1248:Remember: It doesn’t matter if you never do what you’re describing on these pages, because finishing a project is not the issue here. This is about your vision and the free play of ideas for pure enjoyment. ~ Barbara Sher,
1249:Right after I did 'The Fountain,' I wanted to go make a documentary or something that was less constructed - more natural. I was searching for a project, and sniffing around, 'The Wrestler' fit right in ~ Darren Aronofsky,
1250:The whole project of science,” she explains, “is to crush any notion of powerful nonhuman Others,” and the vocation of the scientist is “to keep all that was uncanny or unspeakable stuffed out of sight. ~ Jeffrey J Kripal,
1251:When I write a scientific treatise, I might reach 100 people. When the 'National Geographic' covers a project, it communicates about plants and fish and underwater technology to more than 10 million people. ~ Sylvia Earle,
1252:I'm committed to seeing this project done. To see if within this decade we can finally hold in our hands the rule for our universe, and know where our universe lies in the space of all possible universes. ~ Stephen Wolfram,
1253:I'm kind of balanced between excited about the potential of the project, and the knowledge that I shouldn't get my hopes up. I like to be practical, and the truth is, these deals fall apart all the time. ~ Patrick Rothfuss,
1254:It's designed to carry forward the neoliberal project to maximize profit and domination, and to set the working people in the world in competition with one another so as to lower wages to increase insecurity ~ Noam Chomsky,
1255:My motto is very personal and may not fit anyone else or any other company. It is: Don't do anything that someone else can do. Don't undertake a project unless it is manifestly important and nearly impossible. ~ Edwin Land,
1256:There are many outsiders that actively try to halt every natural resource development project in Alaska. Many of these same people have never even been to Alaska, yet they claim to know what's best for us. ~ Lisa Murkowski,
1257:We all know a mirror reflects us, if you look in it. If you move, the reflection moves. If you project from a mirror, meaning it will project an image, it's nothing to do with you. The world seen by nobody. ~ David Hockney,
1258:When you give people a choice about being a part of what’s happening, they’re more likely to be committed to a project. Is there a piece of something you are working on that you could open up to others? It ~ James M Kouzes,
1259:All I'm doing is photographing. When I was working on The Animals, I was working on a lot of other things too. I kept going to the zoo because things were going on in certain pictures. It wasn't a project. ~ Garry Winogrand,
1260:Cosmic reveries separate us from project reveries. They situate us in a world and not in a society. The cosmic reverie possesses a sort of stability or tranquility. It helps us escape time. It is a state. ~ Gaston Bachelard,
1261:Her eyes drift up and away, enlarging them, a beautiful copper color. It makes her look even younger. Less of the hardened image she’s trying to project and more the scared kid she must be, underneath it all. ~ Bill Clinton,
1262:I am actually in poor health due to chronic fatigue and immune dysfunction syndrome, and my ability to work is greatly diminished right now, so I have to get better before I can start another big project ~ Laura Hillenbrand,
1263:I’ll project myself into several futures simultaneously,” I should have said, “a minor tremor in my hand; I’ll work my way from irony to sincerity in the sinking city, a would-be Whitman of the vulnerable grid. ~ Ben Lerner,
1264:I love movies and I like a lot of good television. At the end of the project, I don't care if they changed [it from the book], I just want to look at it and go, "I loved that. That really turned out well." ~ James Patterson,
1265:In Stalinism the tragedy is that its origin is some kind of radical emancipatory project. In the origins you had a kind of workers' uprising; the true enigma is how this project of emancipation went so wrong. ~ Slavoj Zizek,
1266:I remembered seeing a media channel where they showed picture after picture of food items I had never seen before in my life. When I asked my father what it was, he said they called it the “Two Minutes’ Hate. ~ Project Itoh,
1267:I think sometimes people project things on you, but I'm trying to handle everything that's happened to me with a certain amount of grace, dignity and good manners. You just can't necessarily win all the time. ~ Katie Couric,
1268:I think there is more creative freedom as a solo artist by far because you might get a group push back on an idea because it's more of a democratic process. You can sink or swim on your own ideas on a solo project. ~ Myka 9,
1269:I've started a little independent record label called 'Six String Productions' and recorded a couple of tunes, and I hope to do some more with some future artists next year. It's a real passion project of mine. ~ Tom Felton,
1270:The root of any film project for me is this inner need to express something. What nurtures this root and makes it grow into a tree is the script. What makes the tree bear flowers and fruit is the directing. ~ Akira Kurosawa,
1271:What Giles discovered, I decided, is that a good mission-driven project must be remarkable in two different ways. First, it should be remarkable in the literal sense of compelling people to remark about it. To ~ Cal Newport,
1272:I do love improvisation, I love when I find an object in my studio or kitchen (look, a tea sample's tiny glass jar!) and instantly incorporate it in a project. It makes me feel creative on an every day basis. ~ Signe Baumane,
1273:I was open to anything. That doesn't mean I would do anything, it just means I was open to anything. I've met for dramas, single camera comedy, multi-camera comedy. I take each script as an individual project. ~ Skylar Astin,
1274:Rosie Dunne, you have been the longest project of my life, my eldest and longest-serving student, and although we may have had a rocky start and an even rockier middle, I am so glad to see you succeed at the end. ~ Anonymous,
1275:The main difference between commissioned work and work I do for myself is that if I'm doing for myself, I don't have to worry about sticking to an art description or working for a specific audience or project. ~ Julie Dillon,
1276:The privilege of a middle-class, stable, bourgeois life is that you can pretend that you are not complicated and project yourself as a solid, uncomplicated person, with refined life goals and achievements. ~ Aleksandar Hemon,
1277:TRANCE is Cathy O’Brien’s documented testimony she provided to US courts, US Congress, and the United Nations Commission on Human Rights Abuses of her existence as a CIA MK-Ultra mind control project’s slave. ~ Cathy O Brien,
1278:What about Josh?” he croaked. “Go ask him.” “He’s got another project.” Janet rolled her eyes. “He thinks he can use the Neitherlands to get to Middle-earth. He honestly believes he’s going to bone an elf.” “I ~ Lev Grossman,
1279:When it comes to Project Runway, for me the most memorable look ever presented goes back to season one, episode one, when Austin Scarlett created a ravishing cocktail dress out of cornhusks. It was really amazing. ~ Tim Gunn,
1280:I have to say that I approach every project with the same energy. I also think that, since I started producing, I see the process from a different perspective, which affects the way I jump on board immediately. ~ Olivia Wilde,
1281:I’ve at last come to know that forgiveness is much simpler than I could ever have imagined: whatever problem you have with someone, project yourself into the other person and see it from their point of view. ~ Anderson Cooper,
1282:Let us not project our own spiritual limitations onto the modern world, for it is not the world which prevents us from being religious. The kind of world we live in shapes the manner and mode of our religiousness ~ Harvey Cox,
1283:My faith is central to who I am as a human being, not just as an actor - so it informs every decision I make, whether it's deciding on a project or deciding on how to treat the guy who cuts me off in traffic. ~ Neal McDonough,
1284:People frequently fail when they try to do everything at once. They approach a massive project and quickly get discouraged. Taking small, but high-value steps takes less time, and you learn more in the long run. ~ Tim Ferriss,
1285:Software projects fail for one of two general reasons: the project team lacks the knowledge to conduct a software project successfully, or the project team lacks the resolve to conduct a project effectively. ~ Steve McConnell,
1286:Beyond its entertainment value, 'Baywatch' has enriched and, in many cases, helped save lives. I'm looking forward to the opportunity to continue with a project which has had such a significance for so many. ~ David Hasselhoff,
1287:Feelings are autonomous responses of the organism to how things are going from its perspective. We can choose to ignore feelings, project them onto others, anesthetize them, and so on, but we do not choose them. ~ James Hollis,
1288:Feuerbach argued that the function of religion was to project the essential human qualities of reason, love, and will onto the nonhuman and transcendent figure of God, who then becomes an object of worship. ~ Stephen Batchelor,
1289:Google famously funded a project to “solve death.”6 This is such a precisely religious pretension that I’m surprised the religions of the world didn’t serve Google with a copyright infringement take-down notice. ~ Jaron Lanier,
1290:Occasionally, I would focus on a particular school project and become obsessed with, what seemed to my mother, to be trivial details instead of apportioning the time I spent on school work in a more efficient way. ~ Steven Chu,
1291:People like rigid rules and prohibitions, you know. They make them for themselves and live in fear that, if they don't uphold the restrictions, then things will go back to the way they were -the dark ages,chaos. ~ Project Itoh,
1292:Regard it as just as desirable to build a chicken house as to build a cathedral. The size of the project means little in art, beyond the money matter. It is the quality of the character that really counts. ~ Frank Lloyd Wright,
1293:Rewriting a peace treaty," he said. "Semester project."
Talk about a thrill-a-minute. "Why are we moving the desks?"
He snorted. "Who the hell knows. He probably read about this in a teachers' magazine. ~ Brigid Kemmerer,
1294:sequined flapper dress. He smiled, happy to be celebrating, and with good cause, too: his project was successful, he was married to a smart, funny woman, and he had a great friend and technical lead in Mike. ~ William Hertling,
1295:Sluggish and sedentary peoples, such as the Ancient Egyptians-- with their concept of an afterlife journey through the Field of Reeds-- project on to the next world the journeys they failed to make in this one. ~ Bruce Chatwin,
1296:The more elaborate your narrative, the more the spectator shuts up and listens obediently. And if the filmmaker keeps quiet, the spectator will himself project his own assumptions and sentiments onto the screen. ~ Bruno Dumont,
1297:There's nothing more exciting than to have a project that you like, that you're proud of, and you're waiting for that validation for the world to see it and say, "Yeah! You know what? That was pretty damn funny!" ~ Will Packer,
1298:The tighter a deadline is, the more I'm inclined to be perverse and rebellious - I'll start thinking about another, different project, until it becomes the most fantastic thing which I must start immediately. ~ Errollyn Wallen,
1299:When I was 14 -years-old, I made this PowerPoint presentation, and I invited my parents into my room and gave them popcorn. It was called 'Project Hollywood 2004' and it worked. I moved to L.A. in January of 2004. ~ Emma Stone,
1300:Everybody has a down day, no one's perfect; no one's having the most idyllic life. I mean, I guess everybody wants to project positivity to the outside world, but if we're honest, no one's going to have 24/7 bliss. ~ Luke Evans,
1301:I am very active on the Internet. In 2007, I made one film every day and posted it on my website. That was a 365-day project, really exhausting, but I still put a lot of stuff on - from life, friends, my own life. ~ Jonas Mekas,
1302:I think the reason why I have so many movies to my credit is that I never say no to any project, I never veto anything. I sort of challenge myself to do stuff, even if it's something that I've never done before. ~ Takashi Miike,
1303:I've had projects before where everyone says 'This is going to be the big thing,' and it doesn't really turn out to be. Then there is a little project you do and forget about, and then it comes out, and it's huge. ~ Samm Levine,
1304:I want to create the largest-ever participatory art project and highlight the concept of Shadow Philanthropy, where people help others create work without taking credit for it - through this we can really change the world. ~ JR,
1305:The most exciting and, by far, the most important part of our Florida project, in fact, the heart of everything well be doing in Disney World, will be our experimental prototype city of tomorrow. We call it EPCOT. ~ Walt Disney,
1306:Unless you are genuinely interested in working with someone, don't. It doesn't matter how big an expert they are, or how much grant money the project would bring in. Stay away from things that do not interest you. ~ Ian Stewart,
1307:You realize true magic of cinema when you put the right people together, at the right time, with the right kind of project, where they're not worried about their salary, they're not worried about their caravan. ~ Jean Marc Barr,
1308:Salvation is a restoration project, not an evacuation project! Or as Thomas Merton put it, “Eschatology is not an invitation to escape into a private heaven: it is a call to transfigure the evil and stricken world. ~ Brian Zahnd,
1309:The aspiration to such uniformity and order alerts us to the fact that modern statecraft is largely a project of internal colonization, often glossed, as it is in its imperial rhetoric, as a 'civilizing mission'. ~ James C Scott,
1310:The general tendency to overestimate the probability of conjunctive events leads to unwarranted optimism in the evaluation of the likelihood that a plan will succeed or that a project will be completed on time. ~ Daniel Kahneman,
1311:The risk presented by these lethal wastes is like no other risk, and we should not be expected to accept it or to project it into the future in order for manufacturers and utilities to make a dollar killing now. ~ David R Brower,
1312:Actors, producers and directors have a responsibility. My personal pledge, since I became a mother 12 years ago, is that I won't be in any project my daughter can't watch. I'm trying to prepare her for the world. ~ Tichina Arnold,
1313:As long as hierarchy persists, as long as domination organises humanity around a system of elites, the project of dominating nature will continue to exist and inevitably lead our planet to ecological extinction. ~ Murray Bookchin,
1314:I could make a whole album with no one else involved at all. It would be a total, unadulterated expression of myself. Because whenever you have others playing on a project, their influence becomes a part of it. ~ Juliana Hatfield,
1315:I don't release many records just as "Fennesz," so when I do, I want to plan everything in detail. It's not that I want to really lead the listener somewhere; it's more about me being satisfied with a project. ~ Christian Fennesz,
1316:In doing so, he learned one of his pragmatic lessons about jealousy and modesty: he found that people were reluctant to support a “proposer of any useful project that might be supposed to raise one’s reputation. ~ Walter Isaacson,
1317:Post-national, welfare-state, cooperative, pacific Europe was not born of the optimistic, ambitious, forward-looking project imagined in fond retrospect by today's Euro-idealists. It was the insecure child of anxiety. ~ Tony Judt,
1318:The world is inseparable from the subject, but from a subject which is nothing but a project of the world, and the subject is inseparable from the world, but from a world which the subject itself projects. ~ Maurice Merleau Ponty,
1319:They say I was a bad Batman, that it was my fault, that I buried the franchise. But the truth is, it was a big project. I was pretty intimidated in that world. I did the best I could in the situation I was given. ~ George Clooney,
1320:Whenever you are setting up a new project, the most important thing is to surround yourself with people who are better than yourself, have different skills and a healthy combination of enthusiasm and experience. ~ Richard Branson,
1321:constant companions throughout the project: Stanley Weintraub’s A Stillness Heard Round the World, A. J. P. Taylor’s The First World War, John Keegan’s The First World War, and Malcolm Brown’s The Western Front. ~ Joseph E Persico,
1322:Generosity is self-existing openness, complete openness. You are no longer subject to cultivating your own scheme or project. And the best way to open yourself up is to make friends with yourself and with others. ~ Chogyam Trungpa,
1323:God is beyond time, but human beings live within time. We cannot take ourselves out of, say, the twenty-first century and project ourselves a thousand years from now. Inescapably, we live in the now, not eternity. ~ Jonathan Sacks,
1324:He was as yet not sufficiently experienced in ruffianism to know that one villain always sacrifices another to advance his own project; he was credulous enough to believe in the old adage of honor amongst thieves. ~ Emile Gaboriau,
1325:How do you know if you have A-players on your project team? You know it if they don’t just accept the strategy you hand them. They should suggest modifications to the plan based on their closeness to the details. ~ Timothy Ferriss,
1326:I feel like every project that I've been doing, I've learned something about myself. It's like I've cracked something, or my vision of myself has gotten wider. I'm just learning and growing, and overcoming the fear. ~ Agyness Deyn,
1327:I had also wanted to work with Aaron McGruder for a long time and there were a few other people on the project that I really wanted to work with,so it seems like a miracle of a project ['Black Jesus'] was handed to me. ~ Kali Hawk,
1328:It's thrilling to have the opportunity to work in different areas, whether it's on a project that has all the resources behind it like Harry Potter or James Bond and then to go somewhere there's very few resources. ~ Ralph Fiennes,
1329:The pacifist streak in German politics is a problem. But Greens and Social Democrats have to ask themselves: In an imperfect world, what do they prefer? The rise of the right or the success of the European project? ~ Anthony Glees,
1330:We project the lines of rejection we heard from our past on others and hold them accountable for words they never said. And worst of all, we catch ourselves wondering if God secretly agrees with those who hurt us. ~ Lysa TerKeurst,
1331:You know, 'Project Runway' was a really special show, and we had a great five seasons with it. We loved that show, and we loved the stories that it brought to Bravo and the creativity. And it was a magic five seasons. ~ Andy Cohen,
1332:Asian people have a unique way about them and a different sense of beauty. It's exotic to me. I like they way Asians project their feelings. There's a hardness to the culture, but at the same time there's a delicateness. ~ Paz Vega,
1333:I'm not saying Sonic Youth was a conceptual-art project for me, but in a way it was an extension of Warhol. Instead of making criticism about popular culture, as a lot of artists do, I worked within it to do something. ~ Kim Gordon,
1334:I think what gets you through a small writing project, is just one burst of inspiration. A book, especially a longer book, it's a different kind of force that pushes you through it. It's a vision of the whole thing. ~ Alan Lightman,
1335:The maker movement is mostly about building things (whether low-tech or high-tech), as well as creating art and music. But it’s driven by project-based, peer-to-peer learning, which tends to happen as novice “makers ~ Warren Berger,
1336:The most challenging work is producing. The physical act of getting a production up and running is extremely taxing, and you never have any guarantee that your years of work on any given project will ever bear fruit. ~ David Hayter,
1337:Allis Chalmers, an American manufacturing company, and the railway and lighting division of the Westinghouse Company contracted Tesla to build his flying machine, but the project never began for unknown reasons. After ~ Sean Patrick,
1338:As Thomas Hobbes observed in the 17th century, life under mob rule is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish and short. Life on a poorly run software project is solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and hardly ever short enough. ~ Steve McConnell,
1339:A well-functioning team of adequate people will complete a project almost regardless of the process or technology they are asked to use (although the process and technology may help or hinder them along the way). ~ Alistair Cockburn,
1340:Identity liberalism has ceased being a political project and has morphed into an evangelical one. The difference is this: evangelism is about speaking truth to power. Politics is about seizing power to defend the truth. ~ Mark Lilla,
1341:I got the job [in Moana project] about six months before we started rehearsals. No, seven and a half months before we started at the Public, and so, it's been my ocean of calm throughout the Hamilton phenomenon. ~ Lin Manuel Miranda,
1342:I plan years in advance, but I like to leave enough space in the narrative scheme to change things, because I always get my best ideas the closer I come to the end of a project, after I've lived with it for a while. ~ Grant Morrison,
1343:Passion is so contagious. When you're working on a project where people care, on every level, from the key grips to the main writer to the star of the show, you can't help but want to jump on board and create something. ~ Seth Gabel,
1344:Rewards can deliver a short-term boost—just as a jolt of caffeine can keep you cranking for a few more hours. But the effect wears off—and, worse, can reduce a person’s longer-term motivation to continue the project. ~ Daniel H Pink,
1345:When a new project comes along, I want to know that the experience is going to be challenging and exciting. Part of me is going to be drawn to doing something new and also the satisfaction of intellectual curiosity. ~ Tom Hiddleston,
1346:When I first started writing, I had a very difficult time switching between projects, but now it's not only second-nature, it's indispensable: If I stall on one project, I can switch to another and stay productive. ~ Marc Guggenheim,
1347:A more down-to-earth project run by the Soviets had determined that eight square meters of algae—an expanse of pond scum about the size of two ping-pong tables—was needed to keep a single human supplied with oxygen. ~ Neal Stephenson,
1348:Go to work and mess up a big project. Nothing big enough to get fired, of course. While your supervisor is lecturing you about responsibility, watch the clock and calculate how much she is paying you to listen to her. ~ Angela Nissel,
1349:Of the four project development variables - scope, cost, time and quality - quality isn't really a free variable. The only possible values are "excellent" and "insanely excellent", depending on whether lives are at stake. ~ Kent Beck,
1350:When all the mythologies have been set aside, we can see that, children or no children, the joke of evolution is that it is a teleology without a point, that we, like all animals, are a project that issues in nothing. ~ Maggie Nelson,
1351:When you get an idea, it's not going to be a great idea until you push it. You’ve got to push it until it’s uncomfortable. And then you’ve got to ask yourself, ‘Does my project say to my audience what I want it to say?’ ” ~ Neko Case,
1352:I am no longer haunted by my dead father. I am no longer haunted by childhood home. There's so many things I've cured myself of without realising and now when I'm embark on a project I know I'm going to cure myself of it. ~ Guy Maddin,
1353:Just, as I have traveled around from school to school, whether it's project-based learning or an outward bound curriculum, it's very hard to tell the difference between charters and public anymore. There's no fine line. ~ David Brooks,
1354:Limp Bizkit is my main priority, but my side project, Black Light Burns, is still a labor of love. We have a record written, so we'll see when that comes out. When we tour, we go out in a van and trailer with me driving. ~ Wes Borland,
1355:The overall view of the human genome project has been one of great excitement and positive press, but there are people who have concerns that are quite reasonable, and they are frightened of things they don't understand. ~ Thomas Cech,
1356:The sheer simplicity of the quadrant strategy had laid the foundation for an organization that would say no again and again—until it said yes, at which point it would attack the new project with fierce determination. ~ Brent Schlender,
1357:As he marched her to the second level, he heard muttering behind him. She really was going to have to work on her vocal range. If she wanted to make an impact when she called someone a “bossy prat,” she needed to project. ~ Lucy Parker,
1358:I'm allergic to money, because the choices that I make usually concern the people and the project itself, rather than the financial gain that is projected. I have the reputation for being the opposite of a money-grubber. ~ Martin Starr,
1359:Just as the sun does not leave its position in the sky to illuminate objects with its radiating light, so consciousness does not leave its center to project awareness onto the objects of form, thoughts, and emotions. ~ Michael A Singer,
1360:My most recent project for The Sims Label (2011 – 2012) involved creating detailed Flash mockups exploring game play and UI designs for two potential online versions of The Sims 4 (The Sims Olympus and The Sims Icarus). ~ Patrick Kelly,
1361:Nate looked at Veek. “How’d the project go?” “Shitty,” she said, “but it does what it’s supposed to and they’ll pay me for it.” “What’s it supposed to do?” “It writes ‘none of your business’ on the screen in big letters. ~ Peter Clines,
1362:Recent research shows that organizations that excel at project management meet their original goals two and a half times more often and waste about 13 times less money than organizations that are poor at project management. ~ Anonymous,
1363:The family is a vast project, so enormous and important, both for us personally and for the world at large, that it's worth putting up with all the incomprehensible cares of life, all that superfluous pain, for its sake. ~ S ndor M rai,
1364:To succeed in a business project, especially one you’re excited about, it helps to think carefully about all the skills you have that could be helpful to others and particularly about the combination of those skills. ~ Chris Guillebeau,
1365:What alarms me,” Aristide said, “is how this reflects on me.  My whole  life’s project has been to avoid megalomania, and now I’ve learned that under the right tragic circumstances I can become a flaming nut case. ~ Walter Jon Williams,
1366:I'd really like to have a family at some point. Not that I'm not focused on my career - of course I am... And if a great project comes my way, then of course I'll take it. But I'm not actively out seeking something specific. ~ Megan Fox,
1367:Stand up straight. If you stand up straight, you will instantly feel better about yourself, and you will project a better image to the world, one that says you don't feel like you have to be hunched over and closed off. ~ Chris Hardwick,
1368:As a director, you try to do things that are going to touch the human experience somehow, and emotions that mean something to people. You search for those projects and you hope to realize the potential in a project. ~ Catherine Hardwicke,
1369:I don't think that stuff is gone - I just don't want to dwell on it. There's a difference. As I said, I think we all have tendencies as writers, and I think we all have experience that we bring as readers to each project. ~ Chang Rae Lee,
1370:Man·hat·tan Pro·ject   the code name for the American project set up in 1942 to develop an atom bomb. The project culminated in 1945 with the detonation of the first nuclear weapon, at White Sands in New Mexico. ~ Oxford University Press,
1371:My schedule and social skills had now been brought into line with conventional practice, to the best of my ability within the time I had allocated. The Don Project was complete. It was time to commence the Rosie Project. ~ Graeme Simsion,
1372:On Saturday, Obama said, “I don’t think we’re going to solve this problem in weeks. This is going to be a long-term project.” That’s an open-ended commitment like the one he excoriated President Bush for in the 2008 campaign. ~ Anonymous,
1373:She half-remembered a summer's night in Michigan when she was a girl. She had feared she would fall into the sky. "Oh, it's not just us. This is a... cooperative project ofmany galaxies. That's what we mainly do--engineering. ~ Anonymous,
1374:A life lesson for me is, how do you muster the courage to take on a new risk? Whether it's starting up a business or taking on a new project or expedition. I think the risks that we take are all relative to the risk-taker. ~ Anne Bancroft,
1375:Delicious... Everything I'd hoped for in a new Wild Cards book. The character interactions and plot twists have exactly the complexity, surprise, and unsentimental realism I'd expect out of a George R. R. Martin project. ~ Austin Grossman,
1376:Especially noteworthy is his comment that new people added late in a development project must be team players willing to pitch in and work within the process, and not attempt to alter or improve the process itself! ~ Frederick P Brooks Jr,
1377:I love working with new directors. There's so much drive and effort. It still comes down to the character for me, but if it's a character I really want to play, I would never not do the project because of a new director. ~ Pauley Perrette,
1378:Nothing is impossible in this world. Firm determination, it is said, can move heaven and earth. Things appear far beyond one's power, because one cannot set his heart on any arduous project due to want of strong will. ~ Yamamoto Tsunetomo,
1379:When I go back to the core of my childhood, my cousin Lucy seems always to be in the peripheral vision of my memories. She is off to one side, always off to one side, with a book, with a scheme or a project or an enterprise. ~ Martin Amis,
1380:I mean, if you are directing actors to do one thing and then directing them to do something else entirely because the one thing you wanted them to do may not work, then you are just shattering their confidence in the project. ~ Atom Egoyan,
1381:I've seen lawyers who don't represent me and spokespeople who do not know me speaking for me. These characters always seem to surface with dreadful allegations just as another project, an album, a video is being released. ~ Michael Jackson,
1382:Nothing is impossible in this world. Firm determination, it is said, can move heaven and earth. Things appear far beyond one's power, because one cannot set his heart on any arduous project due to want of strong will. ~ Yamamoto Tsunetomo,
1383:Our first idea is a grand opening, a big launch, a press release, or major media coverage. We default to thinking we need an advertising budget. Our delusion is that we should be Transformers and not The Blair Witch Project. ~ Ryan Holiday,
1384:The common erotic project of destroying women makes it possible for men to unite into a brotherhood; this project is the only firm and trustworthy groundwork for cooperation among males and all male bonding is based on it. ~ Andrea Dworkin,
1385:Things change, constantly, as they should. And with change comes the need for adaptation, for fresh thinking, and, sometimes, for even a total reboot—of your project, your department, your division, or your company as a whole. ~ Ed Catmull,
1386:We originally developed 'The Client List' along with Lifetime as a TV movie - my manager and I became partners on the project. Then, we brought in Howard Braunstein on the project and produced it along with Lifetime. ~ Jennifer Love Hewitt,
1387:With film, I have to be a team player; it's a whole different thing. I can't just be a one-man show. I have to learn how to use people to the best of their ability and motivate them to be as passionate about the project as I am. ~ Ice Cube,
1388:A lot of people don't feel like doing very much. Or one project is really all they can do at one time. I can have five or six things going at the same time. It doesn't bother me or tire me, but sometimes it does rattle me. ~ Debbie Reynolds,
1389:If your career is not predicated on just your physical beauty, you're able to project a sophistication. You can take sophisticated to your grave. You can be that worldly woman, that woman who looks beautiful dressed up. ~ Christine Baranski,
1390:If you want a more democratic EU, communication has to be among its core tasks. There should be a legal foundation for it: Fifty years after the founding of the European project, communication belongs in the constitution. ~ Margot Wallstrom,
1391:In improv, the whole thing is that it is a relationship between the two people, as a back and forth. In standup, you don't really want to be listening to what somebody is saying; you want to project your jokes into their face. ~ John Oliver,
1392:Once, when we were discussing a world peace project with my teacher, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, somebody asked him, Where is all the money going to come from? And he replied without hesitation, From wherever it is at the moment. ~ Deepak Chopra,
1393:Sometimes it is claimed by those who argue that race is just a social construct that the human genome project shows that because people share roughly 99% of their genes in common, that there are no races. This is silly. ~ J Philippe Rushton,
1394:The risk is that you furnish the project with new suggestions to try and freshen it up; it's not always beneficial. You risk betraying the original intention with the story, forgetting what it is you really want to portray. ~ Lars von Trier,
1395:But with sea levels rising along the East Coast—a natural phenomenon accelerated by climate change—scientists project that in our lifetimes what was once considered a hundred-year flood will happen every three to twenty years. ~ Deborah Blum,
1396:I am a conservative Republican, a firm believer in free market capitalism. A free market system allows all parties to compete, which ensures the best and most competitive project emerges, and ensures a fair, democratic process. ~ Sarah Palin,
1397:If I had a project that I had auditioned for and I was getting close to getting it, I didn't want to tell anybody because I thought then I wouldn't get it, but in reality that really had no bearing on whether or not I got a part. ~ Amy Adams,
1398:Can you start with a small commitment rather than a big one? A small project for a client or perhaps an internship or trial period? That way, you can learn if there is an asshole problem before you sign up for the long term. ~ Robert I Sutton,
1399:Cards on a wall is a way of practicing transparency, valuing and respecting the input of each team member. The project manager has the task of translating the cards into whatever format is expected by the rest of the organization. ~ Kent Beck,
1400:Dead labour is far harder to control than the live stuff was, which is why the enlightenment project of interring gothic superstition was the royal road to the first truly vampiric civilization, in which death alone comes to rule. ~ Nick Land,
1401:I cannot believe that any man who deserved fame ever labored for it; that is, directly. For, as fame is but the contingent of excellence, it would be like an attempt to project a shadow, before its substance was obtained. ~ Washington Allston,
1402:If you are a libertine, if you're not given to long-term faithful relationships, you tend to project your behavior onto everyone else. It's like the person who knows they're not trustworthy; they tend to mistrust everyone else. ~ Ben Kingsley,
1403:Many persons are always kept poor, because they are too visionary. Every project looks to them like certain successes, and therefore they keep changing from one business to another, always in hot water, always ‘under the harrow’. ~ P T Barnum,
1404:AJ Jacobs, author of “Drop Dead Healthy” — “Fake it til you make it” — He was telling me sometimes when he begins a project he feels like, “Who am I fooling here? I can’t do this!” But then he acts like he can. And then he does it. ~ Anonymous,
1405:Here I am, just wandering down a deserted street in the middle of the night. I hope I don't run into any trouble. Goodness, that would just ruin my whole evening." I strolled and hummed, trying to project Innocent Victim. ~ MaryJanice Davidson,
1406:I think the fun thing about doing a project under your own name is that literally anything could be a follow up, it doesn't necessarily need to be a record, it could be film related, it could be book related, it could be anything. ~ Frank Iero,
1407:I was inspired by the Hole in the Wall project, where a computer with an internet connection was put in a Delhi slum. When the slum was revisited after a month, the children of that slum had learned how to use the worldwide web. ~ Sugata Mitra,
1408:Kanban is not a software development lifecycle methodology or an approach to project management. It requires that some process is already in place so that Kanban can be applied to incrementally change the underlying process. ~ David J Anderson,
1409:Netflix has such a knack for giving a new life to those B-movies that you thought and hoped no one would ever see. Especially when you have a new project coming out and they're looking to mine some of your lesser-known films. ~ Spencer Grammer,
1410:No matter how many scores I've written, the next project will hopefully be completely different. As hard as it is, I'm always trying to stay fresh, not repeat myself, and come up with original musical ideas and ways of scoring. ~ John Keltonic,
1411:We were developing an innovative Personal Information Manager called Chandler but a couple years ago I took off from that to do a project writing down my memoirs essentially, reminiscing about the development of the Macintosh. ~ Andy Hertzfeld,
1412:differently. Carrying on with a meaningless project delays this painful realization and keeps up appearances. The Concorde is a prime example of a government deficit project. Even though both parties, Britain and France, had long ~ Rolf Dobelli,
1413:I do not draw any of the pictures for my movies as an animator. The reason for that is that I am terribly lucky to have many staff members who I look up to, and who are overflowing with talent, that work with me on each project. ~ Mamoru Hosoda,
1414:In a novel there's not much autobiography. There are characters in transit. Naturally, I can project something of my experiences onto the characters, but they have their own autonomy, a personality that is often a mystery to me. ~ Dacia Maraini,
1415:I read a script or I read a project or I read a novel and I know that I'm going to spend two to three years of my life with that, exclusively. So you better like it. There better be an honorable, real need to make that movie. ~ Robert Schwentke,
1416:I would like to say when I turn the project over to the label that I have been successful. And that's truly the way I feel. But, in addition to the self-pride in 'making' a good album, to be honest, I'd love to have a hit record! ~ Chely Wright,
1417:The enslavement, humiliation, torture, and ultimate destruction of thousands upon thousands of human beings for a project for which there was ultimately no purpose is a horror that's very hard to imagine, far less understand. ~ Richard Flanagan,
1418:we unwittingly project onto God our own attitudes and feelings toward ourselves... But we cannot assume that He feels about us the way we feel about ourselves -- unless we love ourselves compassionately, intensely, and freely. ~ Brennan Manning,
1419:And that's the mission of The Innocence Project in New York, is to exonerate people who have been wrongfully convicted, and also work from a policy angle with Congress and state legislatures to prevent future wrongful convictions. ~ John Grisham,
1420:But people who think they can project themselves into deafness are mistaken because you can't. And I'm not talking about imagining what a deaf person's whole life is like I even mean just realizing what it is like for an instant. ~ Richard Masur,
1421:Donald Trump is going to go farther than other presidents have gone in terms of making us more dependent on ourselves energy-wise, and to create billions of dollars in revenue, millions of jobs, some people project, over time. ~ Kellyanne Conway,
1422:Even though Noah is in the Koran as well. But we knew going into this project that you can't make stories or render images about the Prophet. But I do believe people are missing out if they don't have the choice to see this film. ~ Russell Crowe,
1423:For one thing, everyone would insist that assumptions be stated explicitly and tested rigorously not as a stalling tactic or a form of make-work but out of a genuine desire to discover the truth that underlies every project’s vision. ~ Eric Ries,
1424:Increasingly, the real estate developers can't get bank loans for their project financing in China. They're now going into the Hong Kong market to raise money in the bond market at very, very high rates, as high as 15, 20 percent. ~ James Chanos,
1425:Wisdom is the awareness and acknowledgement of the gap between life as you perceive, project and wish it to be and life as it is - and being shrewd and able (moment to moment) to flow, shift, act, adapt or just be accordingly. ~ Rasheed Ogunlaru,
1426:As an actor on sets, Ive always clocked how hard the crew works, how much longer their days are, how much lesser their glory is - and the fact that their commitment to the work and project is unwavering, no matter the budget. ~ Jennifer Westfeldt,
1427:For a mission-driven project to succeed, it should be remarkable in two different ways. First, it must compel people who encounter it to remark about it to others. Second, it must be launched in a venue that supports such remarking. ~ Cal Newport,
1428:In “Shadow of a Doubt,” I was trying to describe the connection you feel when your eyes meet another person’s. You project all kinds of things on those eyes, feel them seeing into and past you, sometimes feel the sex behind them too. ~ Kim Gordon,
1429:Silent harmony is the gift you give yourself... As you push past the infinite, you can feel your own music, your own frequency, beginning to project itself past you, beyond infinity, into nowhere, starting to generate its own star. ~ Robert Young,
1430:Sometimes, being a feminist artist, there are times where I'm in a position where I just want to feel like I'm saying all the right things politically, or I feel like I have to mention my own project over other people's projects. ~ Kathleen Hanna,
1431:The most prevalent way of working in photography right now is project oriented: you go after an idea. I like the old way, the intuitive approach. You follow your nose and take pictures and see what emerges. It happens after the fact. ~ Mark Klett,
1432:The professional tackles the project that will make him stretch. He takes on the assignment that will bear him into uncharted waters, compel him to explore unconscious parts of himself. Is he scared? Hell, yes. He's petrified. ~ Steven Pressfield,
1433:The twin propositions of this book are that we are at the end of the American project as the founders intended it, but that opportunities are opening for preserving the best qualities of the American project in a new incarnation. ~ Charles Murray,
1434:When your boss assigns you a project, take good notes and ask questions regarding anything you’re not sure about. Over the years, I’ve noticed that junior staffers are often reluctant to ask too many questions about a project—perhaps ~ Kate White,
1435:Without this original, pre-political, and pre-social community, no common project could ever come to exist. For, no project of this kind can be formed independently from its rootedness in the organic structure of desire and action. ~ Michel Henry,
1436:Before I start a project, I always ask myself the following question. Why is this book worth a year of my life? There needs to be something about the theme, the technique, or the research that makes the time spent on it worthwhile. ~ David Morrell,
1437:Being an actor gives you a chance to play all kinds of roles, very moving and dramatic on one project, silly and girlish on another. That's the most interesting thing out this business, you get to keep reinventing yourself. ~ Sarah Michelle Gellar,
1438:Believing that our greatest need is for the general public to be able to get better information, to have an opportunity to learn better the real issues of the less fortunate, we centered the activities of the Fairness Project on that. ~ Mike Lowry,
1439:I firmly believe in the value of books: it's the way to pass on our work, and it allows us to explore new ways to express our creativity. In this specific case, Mariano Vivanco shot some images of David for this project's purpose. ~ Domenico Dolce,
1440:In the late 1960s a woman in the poorer countries of the world typically had six children. Today the average is fewer than three. In fact, demographers now project that the world’s population will begin to decline before 2050.47 ~ Stephanie Coontz,
1441:Judgement is either to confuse someone's unconscious behavior with who they are or to project your own unconsciousness onto another person and mistake that for who they are. ~ Eckhart Tolle (#ThePowerofNow pg.160)[ 📷 instagram.com/michellestock_…],
1442:The past is not a place I like to visit. This project is forcing me to go there, to tidy up my thoughts. I'm not normally a navel-gazer. I've always thought you find yourself in other people. I'm visiting here. I don't want to set up house. ~ Bono,
1443:The purpose of life is the expansion of happiness. It is the goal of every other goal. Ben Henretig has embarked on an ambitious project to document a country and culture that has embraced Happiness as a part of its national policy ~ Deepak Chopra,
1444:Whether it's a lower or higher budget project, a TV show or a film, the words on the page are the same to me and I approach the work in the same way. My job is to lift the character from the page, whether it's a TV or film script. ~ Michael Eklund,
1445:A Nirmita (sprul-pa) is an emanation or a manifestation. A Buddha or other realized being is able to project many such Nirmitas simultaneously in an infinite variety of forms. ~ John Myrdhin, The Golden Letters: The Three Statements of Garab Dorje,
1446:His letter to Rice began, “I have on hand a great project for the World’s Fair in Chicago. I am going to build a vertically revolving wheel 250’ in dia.” Nowhere in this letter, however, did he reveal the true dimension of his vision: ~ Erik Larson,
1447:It's kind of a rule of thumb for me to self-doubt going into any kind of project. I always think that I shouldn't be doing it and I don't know how to do it and I'm going to fail and that I fooled them. I always try to find a way out. ~ Heath Ledger,
1448:Of course, it's hard to support full-time programmers, so we do get funds from a set of companies that are interested in the health of the Mozilla project and so are willing to support the people working for the Foundation as well. ~ Mitchell Baker,
1449:She works on her never-ending project for hours at a time. In art school they talked about day jobs in tones of horror. She never would have imagined that her day job would be the calmest and least cluttered part of her life. ~ Emily St John Mandel,
1450:The only way to describe my involvement in Planes is that its an absolute dream come true for me. Getting to be a bad guy in any project is fun, let alone being a Disney villain. I cant imagine anything getting better than that! ~ Roger Craig Smith,
1451:What’s going on is data or death. GoogleX demands that all their projects be measurable and testable. They won’t start a project if they don’t have ways to judge its progress. And they do judge its progress—repeatedly. Sometimes ~ Peter H Diamandis,
1452:Bruce conducted some groundbreaking experiments showing that our genes do not control biology. The idea that genes control biology is a faulty scientific assumption that was debunked by the Human Genome Project around the year 2003, a ~ Louise L Hay,
1453:Count me in.” Jake put his things back in the rucksack, slung it over his shoulder, and stood up. “The kids can finish up this project.” “You’ve taught them how to make land mines?” “I wouldn’t be much of a grandfather if I didn’t. ~ Janet Evanovich,
1454:It seems that film-makers are being divided between those working in digital and those who are not. I think it's not something predetermined - it all depends on what project we have in mind, and on that basis we choose the medium. ~ Abbas Kiarostami,
1455:I've been compiling a list of art project ideas for a long time. These are ideas of things I would love to see someday. They range from the practical - jackets with woodstoves in them - to the sublime - images of nuns on waterslides. ~ Misha Collins,
1456:People ask what will happen if Mars One fails. There will be Mars Two, Mars Three, there will be Gliese 581 One, Proxima Centauri b One etc. If a project opens the path for other projects, it means that it has already triumphed! ~ Mehmet Murat ildan,
1457:That moment was the first time I heard the phrase Project Hollywood. I didn’t think much about it at the time. I figured it would end up like Project Bliss: another stillborn scheme consigned to the trashcan of mental masturbation. “I ~ Neil Strauss,
1458:We ourselves are co-called non-linear dynamical systems... I don't feel quite so pathetic when I interrupt a project to check on some obscure web site or newsgroup or derive an iota of cheer by getting rid of pocketful of change. ~ John Allen Paulos,
1459:Your cowboy persona meshed so well with the dreams Chris has of the torn and silent men she's been rejected by. The fact that you don't return messages turns your answerphone into a blank screen onto which we can project our fantasies. ~ Chris Kraus,
1460:A truly common culture is not one in which we all think alike, or in which we all believe that fairness is next to godliness, but one in which everyone is allowed to be in on the project of cooperatively shaping a common way of life. ~ Terry Eagleton,
1461:Frequency makes starting easier. Getting started is always a challenge. It’s hard to start a project from scratch, and it’s also hard each time you re-enter a project after a break. By working every day, you keep your momentum going. ~ Jocelyn K Glei,
1462:I dont separate my work with the band from this solo project-Im sure the group could have recorded any of these, and they would have if the Fleetwood Mac project had come up at this time. I dont have any finished songs lying around. ~ Christine McVie,
1463:No one can see God's face” (see Exodus 33:20). What do they mean when they say that no one can see God's face? They mean that we cannot see God as he is. We are not capable of this. We inevitably project our own fallenness onto God. ~ John Ortberg Jr,
1464:So." [Isobel] cleared her throat. "What are we doing?"

"We," [Varen] said at last, "are doing a project on Poe."

"Didn't he marry his cousin or something?"

"The man is a literary god and that's all you have to say? ~ Kelly Creagh,
1465:The screen is encroaching on the eye, from TVs to computer monitors to phone screens to smart watches to VR goggles to tiny LEDs that project images onto the retina to neural implants that communicate directly with the optic nerve. ~ Douglas Rushkoff,
1466:The success of any development project is based on encouraging people to shoulder their own responsibilities and become aware of their own capacities, their rights too, rather than providing them with ready-made solutions. ~ Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan,
1467:As soon as (Teddy Roosevelt) received an assignment for a paper or project, he would set to work, never leaving anything to the last minute. Prepared so far ahead "freed his mind" from worry and facilitated fresh, lucid thought. ~ Doris Kearns Goodwin,
1468:I wrote in The Eden Project of what I call the heroic summons -- namely, to lift off the intimate other the unfinished business of my own life. This I call heroic because it asks me to assume a burden much larger than feels comfortable. ~ James Hollis,
1469:Keep writing. Get to the end. Don’t allow yourself to abandon the project. You must finish what you write. But what, you ask, if I have a chaotic mess at the end? Celebrate. This is the way it usually is, even for veteran novelists. ~ James Scott Bell,
1470:So many people didn’t want to touch the project with a 10-foot pole. Literally, I had people laughing and saying, ‘You’re making an album? Good luck.’ … But if you sit down and talk music with me for 10 minutes, you know that’s my passion. ~ Lucy Hale,
1471:The only thing that guarantees an open-ended collaboration among human beings, the only thing that guarantees that this project is truly open-ended, is a willingness to have our beliefs and behaviors modified by the power of conversation. ~ Sam Harris,
1472:Use all your senses . Shut out everything. Focus solely on the projection in your mind... Once you have a strong hold of what you need to do, project your will into it, and if you’ve done so correctly, your magic should come through. ~ Rachel E Carter,
1473:(A unified) 'Europe' is the result of plans. It is, in fact, a classic utopian project, a monument to the vanity of intellectuals, a programme whose inevitable destiny is failure: only the scale of the final damage done is in doubt. ~ Margaret Thatcher,
1474:By interviewing at least one veteran, you can preserve memories that otherwise might be lost. My uncle was a downed fighter pilot and P.O.W. in World War II, and I am looking forward to recording his story for inclusion in the project. ~ Spencer Bachus,
1475:Philosopher John Gray, though himself an atheist, writes that “when atheism becomes a political project, the invariable result is an ersatz religion that can only be maintained by tyrannical means” 64—by secret police and death camps. ~ Nancy R Pearcey,
1476:Physically it's exhausting to cook every night. Existentially speaking, I have so much more energy having that time to myself in this project, this gift to myself at the end of the day. Even if it didn't go smoothly, it was still a gift. ~ Julie Powell,
1477:Those who are threatened by marriage equality are, many things suggest, as threatened by the idea of equality between heterosexual couples as same-sex couples. Liberation is a contagious project, speaking of birds coming home to roost. ~ Rebecca Solnit,
1478:We have the smallest navy since 1916, we have the lowest number of troops since the end of the Second World War. We've got to work with the congress and Donald Trump will, to rebuild our military and project American strength in the world. ~ Mike Pence,
1479:With the coming of radio as a mass medium, suddenly the world changed. It became about, 'Can this leader project emotional connection through the way he speaks on the radio?' And the anxiety about whether he could do that, we've inherited. ~ Tom Hooper,
1480:At a time when the European project is facing challenges, it's especially important to show the benefits of economic integration by continuing to invest in our people and working to reduce inequality, both within and across our countries. ~ Barack Obama,
1481:Imagine, to be studying and then suddenly come out of school and come into a project and quickly realize that it is a project that works really well and that the people really like. It is like, "What a nice gift life has given me, no?" ~ Alfonso Herrera,
1482:I put so much pressure on myself to raise the bar with each and every project. I treat it like every film is my last, and I make sure I pour everything I have into every film I make because if I'm not trying to improve, someone else will. ~ Scott Adkins,
1483:It's always fun to be able to have a voice, because it helps me to stay in tune with the project and the people that I am working with. Ther's nothing worse than being on a project and not being able to have a voice. I don't like that. ~ Martin Lawrence,
1484:While the Cold War made instant annihilation a credible threat in the 1950s, by the mid-1960s some were beginning to realize that even the everyday activities of our project of civilization were not, in total, going unnoticed by the planet. ~ Adam Frank,
1485:Everyone is always telling me that I must be exhausted, but I've learned how to use my time well, and that includes holidays to recharge. I always try to give myself big chunks of time to think about what the next project is going to be. ~ Wayne McGregor,
1486:I think about all these influences and musical cultures, then the opinion of the audience is of course important, but when I'm working on an album or a new project, I'm not all the time thinking about what the audience will think about it. ~ Rokia Traore,
1487:Product management, both in the context of a physical consumable and in the context of a digital product, is the process by which a product comes to life and the process by which it achieves and maintains success. It’s not project management. ~ Jon Kolko,
1488:The Veteran's History Project, a nationwide volunteer effort to collect oral histories from America's war veterans, provides an avenue to do just that. Now in its fifth year, the Project has collected more than 40,000 individual stories. ~ Spencer Bachus,
1489:I have always believed that the more educated the clients are, the easier they are to work with. Clients with a knowledge of decorating, and an ability to articulate what they want from the finished project, make the designer's job easier. ~ Albert Hadley,
1490:Memory really matters...only if it binds together the imprint of the past and the project of the future, if it enables us to act without forgetting what we wanted to do, to become without ceasing to be, and to be without ceasing to become. ~ Italo Calvino,
1491:People have often assumed that for music to be emotionally powerful it has to come directly from a human hand, whereas I disagree with that, and enjoy proving these people wrong. This project is an excellent way of exploring that area more. ~ Squarepusher,
1492:We need to do for clean energy what Kennedy did for space in the original Apollo Project: Set a bold vision that will light the fires of innovation and make a game-changing shift in how we use and produce energy. And nothing less is adequate. ~ Jay Inslee,
1493:I feel guilty if I'm not reading books, but I read scripts of movies or things that I know I'm committed to that I'm going to do the project. I tell myself, "I'm going to read this script like six times," and I only read it the initial time. ~ Jim Gaffigan,
1494:If you project hatred and jealousy, they will rebound on you with compound interest. No power can avert them; when once you have put them in motion, you will have to bear them. Remembering this will prevent you from doing wicked things. ~ Swami Vivekananda,
1495:I've done a few movies where I really liked the project, but I wasn't sure about the director, and I still did it and my instinct was right, in the beginning. Even though it was a good story, the guy still didn't really know what he was doing. ~ Ray Liotta,
1496:I work with a lot of production that's really positive and contains a lot of soul stuff. Those instrumentals project the happiness out of me. But, sometimes I get a darker beat, with some dark piano or something... and then I'll do darker tracks. ~ SonReal,
1497:Once a genetic component has been established, the search for the genes involved can begin. This is a time-consuming and complex process that has recently been greatly facilitated by the information obtained by the Human Genome Project.51 ~ Joseph E LeDoux,
1498:The extraordinary power of influence is now within everyone's reach. Recent graduates, executive assistants, project managers, and business leaders can all benefit from Monarth's simple steps for 'getting everyone to follow your lead.' ~ Marshall Goldsmith,
1499:When the revolution aborted the project, the rulers of the United Arab Emirates realized the need for such a city and created in their kingdom the unfulfilled dream of the Shah. Today’s Dubai is the child of yesterday’s aborted Kish project. ~ Abbas Milani,
1500:With nine degrees of warming, computer models project that Australia will look like a disaster movie. Habitats for most vertebrates will vanish. Water supply to the Murray-Darling Basin will fall by half, severely curtailing food production. ~ Jeff Goodell,

IN CHAPTERS [300/550]



  184 Integral Yoga
   61 Occultism
   56 Poetry
   52 Psychology
   35 Philosophy
   24 Yoga
   19 Christianity
   16 Fiction
   7 Mythology
   5 Hinduism
   4 Science
   4 Islam
   4 Integral Theory
   4 Education
   3 Philsophy
   1 Cybernetics
   1 Alchemy


  121 The Mother
   73 Sri Aurobindo
   71 Satprem
   55 Carl Jung
   35 Nolini Kanta Gupta
   16 Walt Whitman
   15 H P Lovecraft
   14 Aleister Crowley
   11 Swami Vivekananda
   11 Aldous Huxley
   10 Swami Krishnananda
   10 Plato
   9 Robert Browning
   8 William Wordsworth
   8 James George Frazer
   7 Plotinus
   7 Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
   7 Jorge Luis Borges
   7 A B Purani
   6 Sri Ramana Maharshi
   5 Saint Augustine of Hippo
   5 Friedrich Nietzsche
   4 Paul Richard
   4 Ovid
   4 Muhammad
   4 Friedrich Schiller
   4 Franz Bardon
   3 Sri Ramakrishna
   3 Ralph Waldo Emerson
   3 Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel
   3 Patanjali
   3 Nirodbaran
   3 Joseph Campbell
   3 George Van Vrekhem
   2 Vyasa
   2 Thubten Chodron
   2 R Buckminster Fuller
   2 Rainer Maria Rilke
   2 Peter J Carroll
   2 Lucretius
   2 Jordan Peterson
   2 Italo Calvino
   2 Edgar Allan Poe


   22 Mysterium Coniunctionis
   20 The Life Divine
   18 The Synthesis Of Yoga
   16 Whitman - Poems
   15 Lovecraft - Poems
   14 The Practice of Psycho therapy
   14 Questions And Answers 1953
   14 Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 03
   11 The Perennial Philosophy
   11 The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious
   10 The Study and Practice of Yoga
   10 Talks
   9 Questions And Answers 1954
   9 Browning - Poems
   9 Agenda Vol 03
   8 Wordsworth - Poems
   8 The Golden Bough
   8 Magick Without Tears
   8 Letters On Yoga I
   8 Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 04
   8 Aion
   8 Agenda Vol 10
   7 Questions And Answers 1957-1958
   7 Evening Talks With Sri Aurobindo
   6 Questions And Answers 1950-1951
   6 Liber ABA
   6 Agenda Vol 05
   6 Agenda Vol 02
   6 Agenda Vol 01
   5 The Secret Doctrine
   5 Some Answers From The Mother
   5 Bhakti-Yoga
   5 Agenda Vol 11
   5 Agenda Vol 08
   5 Agenda Vol 04
   4 Twilight of the Idols
   4 The Practice of Magical Evocation
   4 The Future of Man
   4 Sri Aurobindo or the Adventure of Consciousness
   4 Schiller - Poems
   4 Savitri
   4 Quran
   4 Plotinus - Complete Works Vol 02
   4 On Thoughts And Aphorisms
   4 On the Way to Supermanhood
   4 On Education
   4 Metamorphoses
   4 Letters On Yoga IV
   4 Labyrinths
   4 Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 02
   4 Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 01
   4 Agenda Vol 13
   3 Twelve Years With Sri Aurobindo
   3 The Phenomenon of Man
   3 The Hero with a Thousand Faces
   3 The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna
   3 The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
   3 Raja-Yoga
   3 Questions And Answers 1955
   3 Preparing for the Miraculous
   3 Patanjali Yoga Sutras
   3 Isha Upanishad
   3 Emerson - Poems
   3 City of God
   3 Agenda Vol 09
   3 Agenda Vol 06
   2 Words Of Long Ago
   2 Vishnu Purana
   2 The Divine Comedy
   2 The Confessions of Saint Augustine
   2 The Castle of Crossed Destinies
   2 Synergetics - Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking
   2 Rilke - Poems
   2 Record of Yoga
   2 Questions And Answers 1956
   2 Prayers And Meditations
   2 Of The Nature Of Things
   2 Maps of Meaning
   2 Liber Null
   2 How to Free Your Mind - Tara the Liberator
   2 Essays In Philosophy And Yoga
   2 Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 07
   2 Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 05
   2 Agenda Vol 12
   2 A Garden of Pomegranates - An Outline of the Qabalah
   2 Advanced Dungeons and Dragons 2E


00.04 - The Beautiful in the Upanishads, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 02, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   The form of a thing can be beautiful; but the formless too has its beauty. Indeed, the beauty of the formless, that is to say, the very sum and substance, the ultimate essence, the soul of beauty that is what suffuses, with in-gathered colour and enthusiasm, the realisation and poetic creation of the Upanishadic seer. All the forms that are scattered abroad in their myriad manifest beauty hold within themselves a secret Beauty and are reflected or projected out of it. This veiled Name of Beauty can be compared to nothing on the phenomenal hemisphere of Nature; it has no adequate image or representation below:
   na tasya pratimsti

000 - Humans in Universe, #Synergetics - Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking, #R Buckminster Fuller, #Science
  000.105 This new anticipatory science made large engineering projects possible,
  but it became known to, and then was employed by, only the world's richest
  --
  their enterprise was granted by royal decree, and its projects were thereafter
  militarily sustained and protected by Great Britain's Royal Navy and colonial

0.00 - INTRODUCTION, #The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna, #Sri Ramakrishna, #Hinduism
   According to the Tantra, Sakti is the active creative force in the universe. Siva, the Absolute, is a more or less passive principle. Further, Sakti is as inseparable from Siva as fire's power to burn is from fire itself. Sakti, the Creative Power, contains in Its womb the universe, and therefore is the Divine Mother. All women are Her symbols. Kali is one of Her several forms. The meditation on Kali, the Creative Power, is the central discipline of the Tantra. While meditating, the aspirant at first regards himself as one with the Absolute and then thinks that out of that Impersonal Consciousness emerge two entities, namely, his own self and the living form of the Goddess. He then projects the Goddess into the tangible image before him and worships it as the Divine Mother.
   Sri Ramakrishna set himself to the task of practising the disciplines of Tantra; and at the bidding of the Divine Mother Herself he accepted the Brahmani as his guru. He performed profound and delicate ceremonies in the Panchavati and under the bel-tree at the northern extremity of the temple compound. He practised all the disciplines of the sixty-four principal Tantra books, and it took him never more than three days to achieve the result promised in any one of them. After the observance of a few preliminary rites, he would be overwhelmed with a strange divine fervour and would go into samadhi, where his mind would dwell in exaltation. Evil ceased to exist for him. The word "carnal" lost its meaning. The whole world and everything in it appeared as the lila, the sport, of Siva and Sakti. He beheld held everywhere manifest the power and beauty of the Mother; the whole world, animate and inanimate, appeared to him as pervaded with Chit, Consciousness, and with Ananda, Bliss.
  --
   Sri Ramakrishna, on the other hand, though fully aware, like his guru, that the world is an illusory appearance, instead of slighting maya, like an orthodox monist, acknowledged its power in the relative life. He was all love and reverence for maya, perceiving in it a mysterious and majestic expression of Divinity. To him maya itself was God, for everything was God. It was one of the faces of Brahman. What he had realized on the heights of the transcendental plane, he also found here below, everywhere about him, under the mysterious garb of names and forms. And this garb was a perfectly transparent sheath, through which he recognized the glory of the Divine Immanence. Maya, the mighty weaver of the garb, is none other than Kali, the Divine Mother. She is the primordial Divine Energy, Sakti, and She can no more be distinguished from the Supreme Brahman than can the power of burning be distinguished from fire. She projects the world and again withdraws it. She spins it as the spider spins its web. She is the Mother of the Universe, identical with the Brahman of Vedanta, and with the Atman of Yoga. As eternal Lawgiver, She makes and unmakes laws; it is by Her imperious will that karma yields its fruit. She ensnares men with illusion and again releases them from bondage with a look of Her benign eyes. She is the supreme Mistress of the cosmic play, and all objects, animate and inanimate, dance by Her will. Even those who realize the Absolute in nirvikalpa samadhi are under Her jurisdiction as long as they still live on the relative plane.
   Thus, after nirvikalpa samadhi, Sri Ramakrishna realized maya in an altogether new role. The binding aspect of Kali vanished from before his vision. She no longer obscured his understanding. The world became the glorious manifestation of the Divine Mother. Maya became Brahman. The Transcendental Itself broke through the Immanent. Sri Ramakrishna discovered that maya operates in the relative world in two ways, and he termed these "avidyamaya" and "vidyamaya". Avidyamaya represents the dark forces of creation: sensuous desires, evil passions, greed, lust, cruelty, and so on. It sustains the world system on the lower planes. It is responsible for the round of man's birth and death. It must be fought and vanquished. But vidyamaya is the higher force of creation: the spiritual virtues, the enlightening qualities, kindness, purity, love, devotion. Vidyamaya elevates man to the higher planes of consciousness. With the help of vidyamaya the devotee rids himself of avidyamaya; he then becomes mayatita, free of maya. The two aspects of maya are the two forces of creation, the two powers of Kali; and She stands beyond them both. She is like the effulgent sun, bringing into existence and shining through and standing behind the clouds of different colours and shapes, conjuring up wonderful forms in the blue autumn heaven.

0.01f - FOREWARD, #The Phenomenon of Man, #Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, #Christianity
  the film I am projecting. When 1 try to picture the world before
  the dawn of life, or life in the Palaeozoic era, I do not forget that

0.02 - Letters to a Sadhak, #Some Answers From The Mother, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  on immediate realisation, the project could have been examined
  carefully before being carried out and its execution would have
  --
  the expenditures and workers needed for our project, as
  well as I could with my short and limited foresight. I
  --
  As soon as the project is completely ready, when you have
  worked everything out and can answer my questions, I shall
  --
  with his workers and work projects.)
  All that you say is quite true and there are still many other
  --
  2) Too many different projects undertaken at the same time.
  3) Lack of consciousness in some of the supervisors.
  --
  the number of projects undertaken at one time, in order to meet
  the difficulty of supervision.

0.03 - Letters to My little smile, #Some Answers From The Mother, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  turn your faculty of feeling inward instead of letting it project
  outward, and you will feel my presence as concretely (even more

0.07 - Letters to a Sadhak, #Some Answers From The Mother, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  the presence of the ocean which projected that wave.
  With that pot in hand when you called me, do you

0.08 - Letters to a Young Captain, #Some Answers From The Mother, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  expression, the objective projection of what we ourselves are,
  within and without. So we may say with certainty that what we

01.04 - The Poetry in the Making, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 02, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   In other words, the tension in the human consciousness has been raised to the nth power, the heat of a brooding consciousness is about to lead it to an outburst of new creationsah tapastaptva. Human self-consciousness, the turning of oneself upon oneself, the probing and projecting of oneself into oneselfself-consciousness raised so often to the degree of self-torture, marks the acute travail of the spirit. The thousand "isms" and "logies" that pullulate in all fields of life, from the political to the artistic or even the religious and the spiritual indicate how the human laboratory is working at white heat. They are breaches in the circuit of the consciousness, volcanic eruptions from below or cosmic-ray irruptions from above, tearing open the normal limit and boundaryBaudelaire's couvercle or the "golden lid" of the Upanishads-disclosing and bringing into the light of common day realities beyond and unseen till now.
   Ifso long the poet was more or less a passive, a half-conscious or unconscious intermediary between the higher and the lower lights and delights, his role in the future will be better fulfilled when he becomes fully aware of it and consciously moulds and directs his creative energies. The poet is and has to be the harbinger and minstrel of unheard-of melodies: he is the fashioner of the creative word that brings down and embodies the deepest aspirations and experiences of the human consciousness. The poet is a missionary: he is missioned by Divine Beauty to radiate upon earth something of her charm and wizardry. The fullness of his role he can only play up when he is fully conscious for it is under that condition that all obstructing and obscuring elements lying across the path of inspiration can be completely and wholly eradicated: the instrument purified and tempered and transmuted can hold and express golden truths and beauties and puissances that otherwise escape the too human mould.

01.05 - The Yoga of the King - The Yoga of the Spirits Freedom and Greatness, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  Its forms projected from the Unknowable,
  Its eyes dreaming of the Ineffable,

01.12 - Goethe, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 02, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   The total eradication of Evil from the world and human nature and the remoulding of a terrestrial life in the substance and pattern of the Highest Good that is beyond all dualities is a conception which it was not for Goe the to envisage. In the order of reality or existence, first there is the consciousness of division, of trenchant separation in which Good is equated with not-evil and evil with not-good. This is the outlook of individualised consciousness. Next, as the consciousness grows and envelops the whole existence, good and evil are both embraced and are found to form a secret and magic harmony. That is the universal or cosmic consciousness. And Goethe's genius seems to be an outflowering of something of this status of consciousness. But there is still a higher status, the status of transcendence in which evil is not simply embraced but dissolved and even transmuted into a supreme reality of which it is an aberration, a reflection or projection, a lower formulation. That is the mystery of a spiritual realisation to which Goe the aspired perhaps, but had not the necessary initiation to enter into.
   ***

0.11 - Letters to a Sadhak, #Some Answers From The Mother, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  and the secret Purusha in the heart are projections of it.
  The soul is the Purusha that enters into the evolution.
  --
  "In the spiritual order of things, the higher we project our view and our aspiration,
  the greater the Truth that seeks to descend upon us, because it is already there within us

0 1955-04-04, #Agenda Vol 01, #unset, #Zen
   I know that you do not like to write, Mother, but couldnt you say in a few words if you approve of my project or what I should do? In spite of all my rebellions and discouragements and resistances, I am your child. O Mother, help me!
   Signed: Bernard

0 1958-05-10, #Agenda Vol 01, #unset, #Zen
   When I had this experience, I understood that only a month ago I was still uttering mountain-sized imbecilities. And I laughed to the point of almost approving those who say, But all the same, the Supreme does not decide the number of sugar cubes you put in your coffee! That would be to project your own way of being onto the Supreme. But this is an Himalayan imbecility! It is a stupidity, the minds pretentious stupidity projecting itself onto the divine life and imagining that the divine life conforms to its own projection.
   The Supreme does not decide: He knows. The Supreme does not want: He sees. And it is so for each thousandth of a second, eternally. Thats all. And it is the only true condition.

0 1958-11-22, #Agenda Vol 01, #unset, #Zen
   Yes, I dont know, this project of the Belgian Congo,4 for example, it seemed to me
   Pardon me, but that is childishness!

0 1960-08-20, #Agenda Vol 01, #unset, #Zen
   Thats what happensthings change. Its not that the project stops, but its forced to take other paths.
   But this film project has been completely abandoned now, hasnt it?
   No, no. You see, it wasnt a studioit was a school, a school of photography, television and film. Its not at all buried.

0 1960-10-08, #Agenda Vol 01, #unset, #Zen
   The SOUND must be captured. There must be one sound at the origin of all language And then, to capture it and project it. To make it vibrate because it doesnt vibrate in the same way here as it does above.
   That would be an interesting work.

0 1960-11-15, #Agenda Vol 01, #unset, #Zen
   I had seen this earlier from another angle. In the beginning, when I started having the consciousness of immortality and when I brought together this true consciousness of immortality and the human conception of it (which is entirely different), I saw so clearly that when a human (even quite an ordinary human, one who is not a collectivity in himselfas is a writer, for example, or a philosopher or statesman) projects himself through his imagination into what he calls immortality (meaning an indefinite duration of time) he doesnt project himself alone but rather, inevitably and always, what is projected along with himself is a whole agglomeration, a collectivity or totality of things which represent the life and the consciousness of his present existence. And then I made the following experiment on a number of people; I said to them, Excuse me, but lets say that through a special discipline or a special grace your life were to continue indefinitely. What you would most likely extend into this indefinite future are the circumstances of your life, this formation you have built around yourself that is made up of people, relationships, activities, a whole collection of more or less living or inert things.
   But that CANNOT be extended as it is, for everything is constantly changing! And to be immortal, you have to follow this perpetual change; otherwise, what will naturally happen is what now happensone day you will die because you can no longer follow the change. But if you can follow it, then all this will fall from you! Understand that what will survive in you is something you dont know very well, but its the only thing that can survive and all the rest will keep falling off all the time Do you still want to be immortal?Not one in ten said yes! Once you are able to make them feel the thing concretely, they tell you, Oh no! Oh no! Since everything else is changing, the body might as well change too! What difference would it make! But what remains is THAT; THAT is what you must truly hold on to but then you must BE THAT, not this whole agglomeration. What you now call you is not THAT, its a whole collection of things..

0 1961-03-04, #Agenda Vol 02, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   They also had a sudden brainstorm to affiliate with the Sri Aurobindo Society. But the Sri Aurobindo Society has absolutely nothing to do with their project: its a strictly external thing, organized by businessmen to bring in moneyEXCLUSIVELY. That is, they want to put people in a position where they feel obliged to give (so far they have succeeded and I believe they will succeed). But this has nothing to do with working for an ideal, it is COMPLETELY practical.10 And of course, World Union has nothing to offer the Sri Aurobindo Society: they would simply siphon off funds. So I told them, Nothing doingits out of the question!
   But your name is there as President of the Sri Aurobindo Society, they said. My name is there to give an entirely material guarantee that the money donated will really and truly be used for the Work to be done and for nothing else; its only a moral and purely practical guarantee. These people arent even asked to understand what Sri Aurobindo has said but simply to participate. Its a different matter for those in World Union, who are working for an ideal: they want to prepare the world to receive (laughing) the Supermind! Let them prepare it! It doesnt matter, they will achieve nothing at all, or very little. Its unimportant. Thats my point of view and I have told them so.

0 1961-04-25, #Agenda Vol 02, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   After Mother's departure, this 'Society' would try to appropriate Auroville: 'Auroville is a project of the Sri Aurobindo Society.' (sic)
   The following is the exact text referred to, an extract from one of Sri Aurobindo's letters: 'I don't believe in advertisement except for books etc., and in propaganda except for politics and patent medicines. But for serious work it is a poison. It means either a stunt or a boom and stunts and booms exhaust the thing they carry on their crest and leave it lifeless and broken high and dry on the shores of nowhereor it means a movement. A movement in the case of a work like mine means the founding of a school or a sect or some other damned nonsense. It means that hundreds or thousands of useless people join in and corrupt the work or reduce it to a pompous farce from which the Truth that was coming down recedes into secrecy and silence. It is what has happened to the "religions" and is the reason of their failure....'

0 1961-06-02, #Agenda Vol 02, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   After that experience the decision was taken to come back to Indiaonly then could I manage to return. There were all sorts of projects and things we were even on the point of going to China and, oh! But after that it was decided to come back to India.
   ***

0 1961-06-20, #Agenda Vol 02, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   It was a large globe. Although no distinct rays could be seen, it appeared to be projecting innumerable rays like flashes of lightning. It was sparkling all over.
   What does it mean?

0 1961-08-18, #Agenda Vol 02, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   Balsam. Also called 'Impatiens' because of the fruit's irritability: the instant it is touched, it explodes and projects its seeds far and wide.
   Punica granatum (Pomegranate flower).

0 1961-10-02, #Agenda Vol 02, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   You know, it [Mothers consciousness] is an immobile mirror that projects things from below upwards and receives things from above to transmit them below. This mirror is two-surfaced, and absolutely immobile, not adding any vibration to what is received or transmitted: a perfect neutrality. In this mirror, therefore, you would be able to see your book a little more impersonally, outside yourself and your own creative power.
   (Satprem makes a face; he feels shy about reading his text aloud)

0 1962-02-27, #Agenda Vol 03, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   Anyway, to go back to what I was saying, depending on the plane of ones vision, one can judge approximately how much time it will take to be realized. Immediate things are already realized, they are self-existent and can be seen in the subtle physical they already exist there, and the reflection (not even transcription) or projection of this image is what will take place in the material world the next day or a few hours later. In this case you see the thing accurately, in all its details, because its already there. Everything hinges on the precision and power of your vision: if your vision is objective and sincere, you will see the thing as it is; if you add personal sentiments or impressions, it gets colored. Accuracy in the subtle physical depends exclusively on the instrument, the one who sees.
   But as soon as you move into a subtler realm, like the vital (and the mental even more so), there is a narrow margin of possibilities. You can see the rough outlines of what is going to take place, but in the details it can be this way or that way: it is possible for certain wills or influences to interfere and create discrepancies.
  --
   Some people also have the faculty of predicting things already existing on earth but at a distance, far from physical eyestheyre generally those who have the capacity to expand and extend their consciousness. Their vision is slightly more subtle than physical vision, and depends on an organ subtler than its purely material counterpart (what could be called the life of this organ). So, by projecting their consciousness, and having the will to see, they can clearly see things that already exist but are beyond our ordinary field of vision. Those who have this capacitysincere people who tell what they see, not blufferssee with perfect precision and exactness.
   Ultimately, absolute sincerity is the great deciding factor for those who predict or foresee. Unfortunately, because of peoples curiosity, their insistence and the pressure they exert (which very few can resist), an almost involuntary mechanism of inner imagination comes to add just that small missing element to something not seen with precision or exactness. Thats what causes flaws in prediction. Very few have the courage to say, Ah no, I dont know this, I dont see that, this eludes me. They dont even have the courage to say it to themselves! So then, with a tiny drop of imagination, which acts almost subconsciously, the vision or information gets rounded outit can turn out to be anything at all! Very few people can resist this tendency. I have known many, many psychics, many extraordinarily gifted beings, and only a handful were able to stop just at the point where their knowledge stopped. Or else they embellish. Thats what gives these faculties their slightly dubious quality. One would have to be a great saint, a great sage, and completely free from other peoples influences (I dont speak of those who seek fame: they fall into the most flagrant traps); because even goodwillwanting to satisfy people, please them, help themis enough to distort the vision.

0 1962-03-11, #Agenda Vol 03, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   Ah, they arent from the vital at all! Not at all! They are manifestations of Overmind2 beings, projected into the vital world for a specific action. But they arent vital beings: they have an Origin, they are still linked to a being from another world. Oh, no, not at all!
   The same goes for all those beings the Tantrics deal withtheir origin is not vital, they belong to Nature. They are personified natural forces obedient to the laws of Nature. In other words, they originate from below, not from the vital but the physical world. They are vital forces in the physical, but not of vital origin.

0 1962-06-20, #Agenda Vol 03, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   From this standpoint the standpoint of this body and its activities I am maintained in a state of utter indifference. Everything people want to do, all their programs and projects and so forth all that is far, far removed from me (gesture towards a distant shore); its all a distant blur. I dont even look at it. It only comes to me when someone tells me something (gesture of a thought floating momentarily by), and then it goes.
   The body itself senses that it must learn to live in eternity.

0 1962-06-27, #Agenda Vol 03, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   A projection of yoursan emanation?
   You know, mon petit, I said one day that in the history of earth, wherever there was a possibility for the Consciousness to manifest, I was there1; this is a fact. Its like the story of Savitri: always there, always there, always there, in this one, that oneat certain times there were four emanations simultaneously! At the time of the Italian and French Renaissance. And again at the time of Christ, then too. Oh, you know, I have remembered so many, many things! It would take volumes to tell it all. And then, more often than not (not always, but more often than not), what took part in this or that life was a particular yogic formation of the vital beingin other words something immortal.2 And when I came this time, as soon as I took up the yoga, they came back again from all sides, they were waiting. Some were simply waiting, others were working (they led their own independent lives) and they all gathered together again. Thats how I got those memories. One after the other, those vital beings camea deluge! I had barely enough time to assimilate one, to see, situate and integrate it, and another would come. They are quite independent, of course, they do their own work, but they are very centralized all the same. And there are all kindsall kinds, anything you can imagine! Some of them have even been in men: they are not exclusively feminine.

0 1962-07-07, #Agenda Vol 03, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   This is what I am doing (gesture of applying pressure with the thumb). Who knows, anything can happen! Some rather interesting things are happening in the world, showing me that after all, there is a response there is a little response. I do this (same gesture with the thumb), and the effort isnt completely wasted. The events in Algeria2 and certain things in America too. Theres a response. And then (I think Ive told you this), some people are suddenly having experiences out of all proportion to their inner state, as though theyd been projected into a curve absorbing several lifetimes. This seems to be whats happening individually. People with the least bit of trust are gaining lifetimes perhaps many lifetimesand the world as well.
   The work is getting done in double timeeven a lot more than double.

0 1962-07-14, #Agenda Vol 03, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   Just now I found myself projected into the future: Remember, over there? (Its always to the leftnow why?) Remember? Oh, we thought we were doing something, thought we knew something!
   What a laugh.

0 1962-10-06, #Agenda Vol 03, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   It is a fairly common experience. When it occurs, and for some time afterwards (not very long), everything seems to organize itself quite naturally around that Light. Then, little by little, it blends with all the rest. The intellectual awareness of it remains, formulated in one way or another that much is left but its like an empty husk. It no longer has the driving force that transforms all movements of the being in the image of that Light. And this is what Sri Aurobindo means: the world moves fast, the Lord moves ever forward, and all that remains is but a trail He leaves in His wake: it no longer has the same instantaneous and almighty force it had at the MOMENT He projected it into the world.
   Its like a rain of truth falling, and anyone who can catch even a drop of it receives a revelation. But unless they themselves advance at a fantastic pace, the Lord and His rain of truth will already be far, far away, and theyll have to run very fast to catch up!

0 1962-11-27, #Agenda Vol 03, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   And then I understood that it is one of lifes needs (there are several); and its what spurs the human being to get out of his present state and find another one. These needs are (whats the word?) the seeds, the germs of evolution. They compel us to progress. The whole time Sri Aurobindo was here, as I said, individual progress was automatic: all the progress Sri Aurobindo made, I made. But I was in a state of eternity, of absoluteness, with a feeling of such security, in every circumstance. Nothing, nothing unfortunate could happen, for he was there. So when he left, all at oncea fall into a pit. And thats what projected me wholly (Mother gestures forward).
   That is, I understood why he left. The whole terrestrial evolution had come to a halt. One progressedone can always progress, thats nothing but the entire TERRESTRIAL evolution was at a standstill. If there were permanence in life, nothing would budge. And these needs are the seeds of evolution. So thats what I saw: in the past, in the future, universally. It was very interesting.

0 1962-11-30, #Agenda Vol 03, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   The other day you were speaking of Sri Aurobindos departure, and you said, So when he left, all at oncea fall into a pit. And thats what projected me wholly. Did you mean it projected you into the evolution?
   I had never left it. But.
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   The real truth is that it projected me DIRECTLY towards the Supreme, with no intermediary.
   Id had the contact with the inner Divine, Id had the realization of Eternity, Id had all those realizations, but as long as I was living with Sri Aurobindo I felt the absolute through him, and (what shall I say?). All those imperative needs I called the seeds of evolution are the levers or springboards to make man realize that the ONE AND ONLY, the one and only absolute is the Supreme; the one and only permanence is the Supreme; the one and only security is the Supreme; the one and only immortality is the Supreme. That the only purpose of manifestation is to lead YOU THERE.
   Thats essentially it: from my experience of the Supreme through the manifestation of Sri Aurobindo, I was projected into a direct experience, with no intermediary.
   Its poorly expressed, thats not really it, but (Mother closes her eyes).

0 1963-01-30, #Agenda Vol 04, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   I may even keep the manuscript in pencil: the temptation to correct is very bad. Very bad because its the surface understanding that wants to correctliterary taste, poetical sense and all those things that are down there (gesture down below). You know, its as if (I dont mean the words themselves), as if the CONTENT of the words were projected on a perfectly blank and still screen (Mother points to her forehead), as if the words were projected on it.
   The trouble is writing, the materialization between the vision and the writing; the Force has to drive the hand and the pencil, and there is a slight theres still a very slight resistance. Otherwise, if I could write automatically, oh, how nice it would be!

0 1963-02-15, #Agenda Vol 04, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   Its an explanation of why the world is as it is. At the start he says, He worships her (here again, there are no words in French: Il lui rend un culte, but that makes a whole sentence). He worships her as something far greater than Himself. And then you are almost a spectator of the Supreme projecting Himself to take on this creative aspect (necessarily, otherwise it couldnt be done!), the Witness watching His own work of creation and falling in love with this power of manifestationyou see it all. And oh, He wants to give Her her fullest chance and see, watch all that is going to happen, all that can happen with this divine Power thrust free into the world. And Sri Aurobindo expresses it as though he had absolutely fallen in love with Her: whatever She wants, whatever She does, whatever She thinks, whatever She wills, all of itits all wonderful! All is wonderful. Its so lovely!
   And, I must say, I was observing this because, originally, the first time I heard of it, this conception shocked me, in the sense that (I dont know, it wasnt an idea, it was a feeling), as though it meant lending reality to something which in my consciousness, for a very long time (at least millennia perhaps, I dont know), had been the Falsehood to be conquered. The Falsehood that must cease to exist. Its the aspect of Truth that must manifest itself, its not all that: doing anything whatsoever just for the fun of it, simply because you have the full power. You have the power to do everything, so you do everything, and knowing that there is a Truth behind, you dont give a damn about consequences. That was something something which, as far back as I can remember, I have fought against. I have known it, but it seems to me it was such a long, long time ago and I rejected it so strongly, saying, No, no! and implored the Lord so intensely that things may be otherwise, beseeched Him that his all-powerful Truth, his all-powerful Purity and his all-powerful Beauty may manifest and put an end to all that mess. And at first I was shocked when Sri Aurobindo told me that; previously, in this life, it hadnt even crossed my mind. In that sense Theons explanation had been much more (what should I say?) useful to me from the standpoint of action: the origin of disorder being the separation of the primal Powers but thats not it! HE is there, blissfully worshipping all this confusion!

0 1963-03-16, #Agenda Vol 04, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   It may almost result (later, once modern science has run an ascending curve) in a MATERIAL knowledge. It wouldnt be that [Mothers experience], but the image of it: what Sri Aurobindo calls a figure, a representation; the closest word is image. An image: not the thing itself but its projection, as on a movie screen.
   (silence)

0 1963-05-03, #Agenda Vol 04, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   Putting it differently, you must become the Supreme in order to help in His action, in the changing of the world; you must have the supreme Vibration in order to participate in that Movement, which I am now beginning to feel in the bodys cellsa Movement which is a sort of eternal Vibration, without beginning or end. It has no beginning (the earth has a beginning, so that makes it easy; with the earths beginning, we have the beginning of the earths history, but thats not the case here), it has no beginning, it is something existing from all eternity, for all eternity, and without any division of time: its only when it is projected onto a screen that it begins to assume the division of time. But you cant say a second, or an instant. Its hard to explain. No sooner do you begin to feel it than its gone: something boundless, without beginning or end, a Movement so totaltotal and constant, constant that it is perceived as total immobility.
   Absolutely indescribable. Yet it is the Origin and Support of the whole terrestrial evolution.

0 1963-12-11, #Agenda Vol 04, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   When we speak of perception or knowledge through identity, it is still something that projects itself, identifies itself and OBSERVES itself while doing so; and it is conscious of the result. But my experience now isnt like that; it isnt something projecting itself: its an overall perception. So instead of being able to say, You think this way, THIS ONE thinks that way, THAT ONE feels this way, one thinks it or feels it with more or less clarity in the perception, more or less precision in the perception, but its always oneyou dont feel like saying I; theres no I, its one, its something. Listen, Ill give you an example: this morning I received that Italian, he started speaking, making gestures, telling me thingsNOT ONE sound reached my ears yet I knew perfectly well what he was saying. And I answered him in the same way, without speaking. I didnt feel it was someone else talking to me and that I was answering him: it was a totality of movements more or less conscious of themselves, a totality and an exchange, an interchange of movements more or less conscious of themselves, with some vibrations more conscious, some less conscious, but the whole thing very living, very active. But then, in order to speak, I would have had to put myself in the ordinary consciousness in which the Italian was over there and I was here but it didnt mean anything any more, it wasnt true. So there was something answering within, very actively, very distinctly, and all of it went on together (gesture showing movements of consciousness or waves of vibrations), and at the same time, there was a consciousnessa very, very vast consciousness which was watching it all [those exchanges of vibrations] and exerting a sort of control, a very, very slight but very precise control, so as to put each vibration in its place.
   Thats how it is now when I see people. And it seems to be becoming more and more constant.

0 1964-03-25, #Agenda Vol 05, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   To come back to that very easily understood example of the aborted accident, we may very well conceive that the intervention of the Truth-Consciousness had been decided from all eternity and that there isnt any new element; but that does nothing to alter the fact that this intervention is what stopped the accident (which gives an exact image of the power of this true consciousness over the other one). If we project our way of being onto the Supreme, we may conceive that He enjoys carrying out many experiments to see how it all plays (this is something else, it doesnt follow that there isnt an All-Consciousness that knows all things from all eternityall this with utterly inadequate words), but that does nothing to alter the fact that, when we look at the process, this intervention is what was able to make the accident miscarry: the substitution of a true consciousness for a false consciousness stopped the process of the false consciousness.
   And it seems to me it occurs often enoughmuch more often than people think. For example every time an illness is cured, every time an accident is avoided, every time a catastrophe, even a global one, is avoided, all that is always the intervention of the Vibration of Harmony into the vibration of Disorder, allowing Disorder to cease.

0 1964-07-22, #Agenda Vol 05, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   But its a fantastic discovery, in the sense that once you have discovered it, it wont leave you no matter what happens. You may have your attention turned elsewhere while you are at work, as for instance last night when I had a quite symbolic activity: for an hour I went around all the Ashram rooms, and I wanted to find an armchair in a corner where I could sit down and do a certain inner workit was impossible! I went from room to room, and in every room there was a group of people, one or two people, or several groups of several people, each with a marvelous discovery, a marvelous invention, a marvelous projecteach one had brought the most marvelous thing he had! And each one wanted to show it to me and demonstrate it. So I was looking and looking (they were people I know; it must be the expression of their best thoughts: it was really full of a great goodwill [Mother laughs]), but there were scores and scores of them! I would simply look, say a word or two, then I would take a few steps in the hope of finding a solitary corner and an armchair in which I could do my work; and I was going from room to room, from room to room. It lasted an hour. One hour of invisible life is extremely long. I woke up, in other words, I emerged from that state without having been able to find an armchair! I woke up just as I said to myself, Its no use trying (there were corners with armchairs, but with so many people that it was impossible to go there), No use trying, itll be the same everywhere, its useless, Ill go back into myself, and as soon as I decided to go back into myself, it was over.
   Obviously, in those activities, I dont have recourse to divine Love to find the solution of the problem I am not allowed to do so. So I understand that this is what was translated in peoples thought by the idea that divine Love cannot manifest entirely, otherwise there would be catastrophes3its not that at all, thats not at all the way it is. But its clear that in my consciousness the [supreme] contact has been made (with some degree of limitation, but still it has been made), and nothing takes placenothing, absolutely nothing, not even the most totally in-sig-nif-i-cant thingswithout, I cant even say the thought or the sensation (in English they say awareness, but its much fuller than that), the feeling (another impossible word), without the feeling of the Lords Presence, the supreme Presence, being there twenty-four hours a day. Throughout that activity of the night Ive just told you about, He was there, the Lords Presence was there all the time, every second, directing everything, organizing everythingBUT THAT WASNT THERE. And That, which I call Love, that Manifestation, is so formidably powerful that, as I once said, it is intolerant of anything elseThat alone exists. That exists, That isand its finished. Whereas the Lord (the Lord, what I call the Lord) is something else altogether; the Lord is all that has manifested, all that hasnt manifested, all that is, all that will be, and all, all is the Lordits the Lord. But the Lord (laughing) is necessarily tolerant of Himself! All is the Lord, but all is perceived by the Lord through the limitations of human perception!4 But everything, everything is thereeverything is there; everything, as it is every second; and with the perception of time, every second is different, in a perpetual becoming. This is supreme Tolerance: there is no more struggle, no more battle, no more destruction there is only He.

0 1964-08-29, #Agenda Vol 05, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   Again! Thats amusing. Not only the memory of the time when I was occupied with that, but an entire detailed knowledge of the different methods and the vision of what should be done and howall that has been coming back to me these last few days! It came in the same way as the story of Janaka (Mother indicates a sort of film being projected): it comes, so I am a spectator, I watch I watch all sorts of thingsuntil the work appears to be over, then it stops, and then it goes away just as it came I have absolutely no part to play in it.
   Its odd.
   And it happens every day, for all kinds of things. At times I have happened in that way to be a witness of certain incidents that corresponded to events taking place or about to take place in other countries. But it comes without the precise name or detail that would allow you to play the prophet. From that point of view, its very interesting. Different events taking place in different countries come in the same way as that story of Janaka (gesture of a film being projected): its a story being told (not always pretty stories: wars, quarrels, political struggles, all sorts of things that come and unfold). But there isnt the name of the country or the detail that would allow you to say, Oh, you know, such and such a thing is going to happen in such and such a country. Its only when the news comes from outside that I say to myself, Why, but thats what I saw!
   I suppose that the lack of precision is to protect you from the temptation to speak! But I never speak about those things, just because theyre uninteresting: there are no precise details.

0 1964-09-12, #Agenda Vol 05, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   Its growing more and more precise. I lack a very tiny thing in the receiving set a very tiny impersonalization. But maybe if it were there the attention wouldnt be caught: the thing would unfold (Mother shows a film being projected in front of her), and then it would go away.
   For the moment, it comes, I stop it [the film], and then I work on it to clarify the ideas, put things in their place, see all the relationships; and when the work is finished, it goes away.

0 1964-09-26, #Agenda Vol 05, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   There is a domain in which disease and cure no longer exist, but only disorder, confusion, and harmony, organization. A domain in which everything, but everything that takes place in the body works in that way, and necessarily, first of all, everything that involves the functioning of the organs themselves (disorder in the organs themselves). And there, there is a whole way of seeing things that leads you very close to the Truth. There remain only the diseases that come from outside, like diseases that are contagious through germs, microbes, bacilli, all that business, viruses thats still under the aspect of attacks from adverse forces, its another plane of action. But there is a point where it all meets. I would like, oh, I would very much like to discuss certain things or certain details of the bodys functioning and organization with a man who thoroughly knows anatomy, biology, physical and bodily chemistryall those things thoroughly and who UNDERSTANDS, who is ready to understand that all those things are a projection of other forces, subtler forces; who is able to feel things as I feel them in my own body. That would be very interesting.2
   (silence)

0 1964-11-12, #Agenda Vol 05, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   As a matter of fact, it was after I spoke to him (I mentioned it to him as a sort of dizzy spell) that I was able to perceive precisely those routes. I wondered if it wasnt the projection on a magnifying screen of phenomena taking place between different brain cells? Because those sorts of dizzy spells always follow (today there hasnt been anything at all), they always follow a moment or a day of intense aspiration for the transformation of the brain. It may be that. You know, all those brain cells in there are hitched together, and if those hitchings are disturbed, generally people become deranged; and it gave me the impression of a magnifying projection enabling me to follow the connections established between certain brain cells, so that the functioning may not be the automatic, semiconscious functioning of the old state anymore and the brain may truly become the instrument of the higher Force. Because the formula of my aspiration is always, Lord, take possession of this brain, and its always after this intense aspiration that those kinds of phenomena occur. So it is to prepare the brain to be the direct expression of the higher Force.
   This is what I have learned these last few days.

0 1965-04-07, #Agenda Vol 06, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   If I am given some prediction, its in a very symbolic form, or in a curious form: a form I could call analogous, meaning that I am shown analogous facts that occurred in the history of the earth (sometimes the history of the earth that isnt historical, thats prehistorical), and with a special coloration, a little more internal than the plain stark fact; there is along with it a vibration which is at the same time a mixture of thought, feeling and especially forcea force of action. It comes like that with a sort of power of projection into the future (Mother draws a trajectory going from the past event into the future), and in between the two, there is the curve resulting from the terrestrial progress. So, basically, it would be rather interesting provided there is nothing else to be done!
   But its clearly visible: for instance, a word or a sentence or a gesture or a thought or an impulse that has its vibratory point specifically somewhere [in the past], and then its whole line of consequences (same gesture of trajectory), its whole curve of consequences. The whole thing, seen at a glance (Mother depicts a screen on which a picture is suddenly frozen). The curve: such and such a thing goes brrt! over there. But the outcome (which would give a spectacular and high-sounding value producing a considerable effect) is never given to me. No, what would make a reputation of great prophet is never given to me (thats not what I am after, but its never given). Simply (same gesture of trajectory), such and such a thing will go this way, brrt! and then all this is going to happen, here, here (Mother marks various points along the trajectory); but as for the outcomesilence.

0 1965-06-02, #Agenda Vol 06, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   Its rather strange, this eyesight. There always seems to be a veil between me and things, constantly; I am so used to it; I see everything very well, but as if there were a slight veil. Then all of a sudden, without any apparent reason (an outwardly logical reason, I mean), a thing becomes clear, precise, sharp (gesture: leaping to the eyes)the next minute, its over. Sometimes its a word in a letter or written somewhere, sometimes its an object. And it is a different quality of vision, a vision (how can I explain it?) as if light were shining from within things instead of shining on them: it isnt a reflected light. It isnt luminous, it isnt like a candle, for instance, or a lamp, not that, but instead of being lit by a projected light, things have their own light, which doesnt radiate.
   Its becoming more and more frequent, but with perfect illogic. Which means that I dont understand the logic of it at all; I dont know why this thing [lights up] rather than that thing, or that rather than this: suddenly something leaps to the eyesAh!and its gone in a flash. And the vision is so precise! Extraordinary, with the full understanding of the thing seen while you are seeing it. Otherwise, everything is as if behind is it a veil? I dont know.
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   But I seemed to be told, Yes, you can. You no longer see this way, but you can see that way; you no longer see the ordinary way, but you can see (inward gesture). I have been left with enough vision to be able to move around freely, but this is clearly the preparation for a vision through the inner light rather than projected light. And it is oh, its warm, living, intense and of such precision! You see everything at the same time, not only the color and shape, but the character of the vibration: in a liquid, the character of its vibrationits marvelous. Only, it lasts a moment, its like promises that come and tell you (like when you make a promise to someone to comfort him and give him heart), It will be like this. Very well. (Mother laughs) In how many centuries, I dont know!
   But when I used to use this magnifying glass, I could read very well (I stopped because of those hemorrhages, though my eyes seem to be well again), but now its absolutely no use! (Mother looks at a file with the magnifying glass) It doesnt grow any clearer, there is always the same cloudiness. Its bigger, thats all. (Mother looks again) Strange, its bigger but its the same thing, there is the same veil of unreality.

0 1965-06-23, #Agenda Vol 06, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   Outside the walls, in my first formation there was on one side the industrial estate, and on the other the fields, farms, etc., that were to supply the city. But that really meant a countrynot a large one, but a country. Now its much more limited; its not my symbol anymore, there are only four zones, and no walls. And there will be money. The other formation, you know, was really an ideal attempt. But I reckoned it would take many years before we began: at the time, I expected to begin only after twenty-four years. But now, its much more modest, its a transitional experiment, and its much more realizable the other plan was I nearly had the land: it was at the time of Sir Akbar (you remember?) of Hyderabad. They sent me photographs of Hyderabad State, and there, among those photos, I found my ideal place: an isolated hill (a rather large hill), below which a big river flowed. I told him, I would like to have this place, and he arranged the whole thing (it was all arranged, they had sent me the plans, and the papers and everything declaring it to be donated to the Ashram). But they set a condition (the area was a virgin forest and uncultivated lands): they would give the place on condition, naturally, that we would cultivate it, but the products had to be used on the spot; for instance the crops, the timber had to be used on the spot, not transported away, we werent allowed to take anything out of Hyderabad State. There was even N. who was a sailor and who said he would obtain a sailing boat from England to sail up the river, collect all the products and bring them back to us hereeverything was very well seen to! Then they set that condition. I asked if it was possible to remove it, then Sir Akbar died and it was over, the whole thing fell through. Afterwards I was glad it hadnt worked out because, with Sri Aurobindo gone, I could no longer leave Pondicherry I could leave Pondicherry only with him (provided he agreed to go and live in his ideal city). At the time I told Antonin Raymond, who built Golconde, about the project, and he was enthusiastic, he told me, As soon as you start building, call me and I will come. I showed him my plan (it was on the model of my symbol, enlarged), and he was quite enthusiastic, he found it magnificent.
   It fell through. But the other project, which is just a small intermediate attempt, we can try.
   I am under no illusion that it will retain its purity, but we will try something.
   Much will depend on those you will entrust with the financial organization of the project.
   The financial organization, for the moment, is looked after by N., because he is the one who receives the money through that Sri Aurobindo Society and who has bought the landsthere is already a good amount of land bought. Thats going well. Naturally the difficulty is to find enough money, but for example, for the pavilions, its each country that will meet the expenses for its pavilion; for the industries, its each industry that puts its money into the business; for the residents, each will give the money necessary for his land. And the government (Madras has already promised it to us) gives between 60% and 80% (partly a grant, which means its given, and partly a loan, free of interest and repayable over ten years, twenty years, forty yearsa long-term repayment). N. knows his way about,4 he has already got results. But depending on whether money comes in fast or only little by little, it will go faster or slower.
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   The biggest difficulty is water, because there is no nearby river up there; but they are already trying to harness rivers. There is even a project to divert water from the Himalayas and bring it across the whole of India (L. had made a plan and discussed it in Delhi; of course, they objected that it would be a little costly!). But anyway, without going into such grandiose things, something has to be done to bring water; that will be the biggest difficulty, thats what will take the longest time. As for the restlight, powerit will be made on the spot in the industrial section but you cant manufacture water! The Americans have given serious thought to a way of using sea water, because the earth no longer has enough drinking water for people (the water they call fresh5 its ironical); the amount of water is insufficient for peoples use, so they have already started chemical experiments on a big scale to transform sea water and make it usableobviously that would be the solution to the problem.
   But it already exists.
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   Oh, you know, theres a flood of letters, mon petit! From everywhere, every country, people write to me, At last the project I have been waiting for! and so on. Its a flood.
   There is also a gliding club. We have already been promised an instructor and a glider thats promised. It will be in the cultural section, on top of the hill. Naturally the yacht club will be by the sea, not on the lake; but I thought (because there is a lot of talk of deepening the lake, it has almost silted up), I thought of a seaplane station there.
  --
   Not if there are seaplanes. Its not quite large enough for sailing. But it would be very nice for a seaplane station. But it will depend: if we have an airfield, it wont be necessary; if we dont have an airfield But in the Lake estate project, there was already an airfield. S., who has become a Squadron Leader, also sent me a plan for an airfield, but for small planes, while we want an airfield that can provide a Madras service regularly: an airfield for passengers. There has already been a lot of talk about this, there have been talks between Air India and another company, but then they didnt agreeall sorts of silly little difficulties. But all that will fall off naturally with Aurovilles growthpeople will be only too glad to have an airfield.
   No, there are two difficulties. The small sums of money, we have them (as I said, what the government can lend, what people give to have a plotall that is coming), but the problem is the massive sums: because it takes billions to build a city!
  --
   A few weeks later, on September 7, Mother was led to put the project of Auroville in perspective:
   Auroville wants to be a universal town

0 1966-05-18, #Agenda Vol 07, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   Ninety percent subjective. Regularly, for more than a year, every night at the same time and in the same way, I entered the vital to do a special work there. It wasnt the result of my own will: I was destined to do it. It was something I had to do. So then, the entry into the vital, for instance, is often described: there are passages where beings are stationed to stop you from entering (all those things are much talked about in all books of occultism). Well, I know from experience (not a passing one: an experience I learned repeatedly) that that opposition or ill will is ninety percent psychological, in the sense that if you dont anticipate it or dont fear it, or if there is nothing in you thats afraid of the unknown and none of those movements of apprehension and so on, its like a shadow in a picture, or a projected image: it has no concrete reality.
   I did have one or two real battles in the vital, yes, while going to rescue someone who had gone astray. And both times I got blows, and in the morning when I woke up, there was a mark (Mother points to her right eye). Well, I know that in both cases, there was in me, not a fear (I never had any fear there), but it was because I expected it. The idea that it may well happen and my expecting it caused the blow to come. I knew that in a definite way. And if I had been in what I might call my normal state of inner certitude, it couldnt have touched me, it couldnt. And I had that apprehension because Madame Thon had lost an eye in a battle in the vital and had told me so; so (laughing) it gave me the idea that it was possible, since it had happened to her! But when I am in my state (I cant even say that, its not personal: its a way of being), when you have the true way of being, when you are a little conscious and have the true way of being, it CANNOT touch you.

0 1967-02-18, #Agenda Vol 08, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   It can only be done This is my experience: if I want to express clearly what Sri Aurobindo says (he doesnt say, I dont know how to explain it its his consciousness doing thisgesture of projectionexpressing itself), well, first the mind must be silent, that goes without saying. But the difficulty is the passage to expression; thats what I have studied and where I have seen the extent of that sort of spontaneous and automatic attachment to the old habits.
   Yes!

0 1967-03-02, #Agenda Vol 08, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   I live amidst a growing confusion. It has one advantage, I see that very clearly: there can no longer be any automatism. When you live a well-organized life, things become automatic thats not possible anymore, at each minute the consciousness must be like a guiding light that is projected in order to know what must be done. I clearly see its meant to be like that. Its deliberate.
   Some of the things I said in the Talk youve just read to me today, were true at the time, are still true for the majority of people, but are no longer true for me.1 To the present vision, there is nothing that isnt willed and doesnt come purposely (not exactly deliberately, but with a precise aim in view), and it is AT THE SAME TIME a complete, multifaceted and integral whole (which is why its very difficult to grasp). But now the thing is very clearly felt. And that is since two or three days, following a very minute observationprecise and minute The centre of consciousness is fairly high up (gesture far above the head); in the past it was always there (gesture near the top of the head) and it would see things around and inside, but it seems to have ascended and the field of the consciousness is much vaster. Also, the body has become transparent, so to speak, and almost nonexistent; I dont know how to put it it doesnt obstruct the vibrations: all vibrations can go through. For example (Ill give an example to make myself understood, omitting details deliberately), I was asked for a certain amount of money, an increase. (On the material level a certain number of things are controlledby Motherfrom here, and which I have to pay for regularly.) So then, an increase was asked for. Not that the request was unreasonable, thats not it (it was an increase for something special, a daily increase), but I dont know why (because heregesture to the foreheadnothing happens, I am absolutely, not only blank, but transparent, and everything is allowed to go through unobstructed), when I had to take the decision, there was immediately a vision (but a vision, as I said, from above, which sees over a much larger field), of conflict, battle, and to the observation there was something (in Mother) very much displeased, like a protest. I wondered why. If it had been translated into words, there would have been indignation at that request (without there being in the consciousness the least reason for this indignation: it all becomes very, very impersonalvery impersonal). I went on looking with the vision of the consciousness, and then, as if automatically, through this mouth I asked how much this increase would amount to per week (because even the mental state that enables you to calculate isnt there at all: its only a question of consciousness). I asked someone who was there, and he told me. Then, there immediately came the decision: I will give so much once a week. And everything calmed down. Why and how and who? I havent the faintest idea.

0 1967-03-04, #Agenda Vol 08, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   Then there is the higher intellectual approach, which is the projection of a surpassing scientific mind and takes up the problem from below. It has its importance too. From the standpoint of the detail of the operation, it reduces approximation, it gives a more direct and precise action.
   If one can combine all three, then obviously the thing will go faster.

0 1967-04-03, #Agenda Vol 08, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   Then, at the same time, at the same moment, there came the experience (not an objectified one), the experience that the Will is on a much lower level than That, or rather, much more external. Because the Will sees and doessees AND doeswhereas there, its not seeing AND executing AND doing, or seeing AND being: its simultaneous. Its something above visionabove vision and above will something (silence) something that IS. And at that moment, simultaneously, that is to say, without any possible space (space or time, of course, its quite outside that, because its not a vision that sees itself seeing, its not a perception thats conscious of its perception, not a consciousness conscious of its consciousness), it IS, like that (one could say), such as it will be projected in space and time.
   So when we say, To want what God wants or To unite with the divine Will, its our way of looking (gesture from the bottom upwards, or from below to above). And its quite approximate. But there And the marvellous thing is that its not what we in our infirmity may conceive of as a simplification, its really the Whole: the manifested, the non-manifested, the yet-to-be-manifested, everything, but everything the Whole. At that second, when you are there, its omnipotence. Omnipotence, absolute freedom, the unforeseeable, and the existent whole. And that

0 1967-04-05, #Agenda Vol 08, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   I may add that you could adopt as motto for your first project this quotation of Sri Aurobindo:
   We do not belong to the past dawns, but to the noons of the future.

0 1968-03-13, #Agenda Vol 09, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   When one has got hold of that, the world will be able to change. And when I say one, I dont mean a person. There may be something equivalent to THE Person, but that That too, I am not sure its not a projection of our consciousness onto something eluding us.
   Sri Aurobindo always said that if you go far enough beyond the Impersonal, once you go beyond, you find something we may call the Person, but which has nothing at all to do with what we imagine the Person to be.

0 1968-04-24, #Agenda Vol 09, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   In the spiritual order of things, the higher we project our view and our aspiration, the greater the Truth that seeks to descend upon us, because it is already there within us and calls for its release from the covering that conceals it in manifested Nature.
   Sri Aurobindo

0 1968-09-11, #Agenda Vol 09, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   It strikes me as a kind of beacona beacon projecting the Lightand at the same time, a sort of receiving set that receives the vibrations. Its very, very accuratevery accurateas regards the quality of the vibrations of everything around it. Oh, its become far more accurate than before. A slight movement here, there, or there, or a waveall that is perceived very clearly, very clearly, with a consciousness which is highly receptive and at the same time without any reactions. There are no reactions, its like an extremely delicate (that is, sensitive) receiving set, but without any reaction. No reaction. Things come into a vast, immense, luminous movement.
   The consciousness is constantly like this: something very vastvery vastVERY peaceful, very luminous, like that, and everything gets registered in it.

0 1969-01-18, #Agenda Vol 10, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   Oh, did I tell you? The other day, when the [Jain] sadhu came, as soon as he came in (he stood there), this atmosphere came from here up to there (Mother draws a half circle in front of her), it surrounded me like a wall. It was thick, luminous, and what strength it had! But then, it was wholly directed at him (gesture of forward projection). For me, it was visible, very material, like a rampart, about this thick (gesture: about a foot and a half), and it remained there as long as he was there. It was as if to keep him still! (Mother laughs) It was very amusing.
   So this consciousness is very consciously active.
  --
   Today I saw Pondicherrys lieutenant governor (he comes now and then, every two weeks), and other people (a guard of Auroville, who is a Muslim), a bit of everything, and now this consciousness comes: the other day, I told you, it was like a rampart, but today with the governor it was much smaller, of limited proportions (gesture like a beam), but it was there, intact: it was the same thing, only the concentration was less. And it comes between the Action (Mother points to her own body) and the person. Its like a projection of power. And now it has become habitual.
   There is in it a consciousness (something VERY precious) that gives lessons to the body, teaches it what it has to do, that is, the attitude it should have, the reaction it should have. I had already told you a few times how difficult it is to find the procedure of the transformation when theres no one to give you indications; and its the response, as it were: he1 comes and tells the body, Have this attitude, do this, do that in that way. So then the body is happy, its quite reassured, it cant make a mistake anymore.

0 1969-02-05, #Agenda Vol 10, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   Strangely, one doesnt remember things in the same way; the memory works in quite another way, quite another way Its as if things came onto a screen (gesture of projection in front), imposing themselves; then some withdraw, go away (they are there [gesture behind Mother], but they dont draw the attention), then on some other occasion they come like that (same gesture of projection in front of Mothers eyes). A strange functioning. Its not a mental memory of words or not at all: its the things THEMSELVES that are projected.
   Maybe were changing a bit! (Laughing) That wouldnt be too soon!

0 1969-02-22, #Agenda Vol 10, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   I dont remember when it was, but I remember that I wrote it after I had the experience that the immobility of the Inconscient, of the beginning of the creation, is (I cant say a projection), is a sort of inanimate or inconscient symbol of Eternity, of Immobility (its not immobility, words are worthless, its between immobility and stability). Here I wrote peace, but peace is a poor word, its not that, its infinitely more than peace; its the something (even the word eternal gives a limited sense, all words are impossible), the something thats the Origin of everything and the start of the evolution of the manifestation to rejoin the Origin (Mother draws a curve joining the one to the other).
   I remember I had this experience I dont know, I thought I had had this experience at the Playground, but in 65 I no longer used to go there.

0 1969-05-17, #Agenda Vol 10, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   When people speak of individuality, theres always a sort of at least a background of separation, that is, something that exists independently and has its own destiny Now, as the body consciousness knows it, its almost like a pulsation of something which MOMENTARILY has a separate action, but which, deeply, essentially, is always ONE. Like something projected like this (gesture of expansion), momentarily with a form, and then (gesture of contraction) it can cancel that form at will. Its very hard to explain, but at any rate, the sense of the permanence of separation has completely disappeared, completely The universe is an exteriorization (same gesture of pulsation) of the Supreme Consciousness; its our incapacity of total vision that enables us to have that sense of fixity: there is none, its something like pulsations or really a play of formsthere is only ONE being. There is only one being. Theres only one, only one Consciousness, only one Being.
   Separation is really I dont know what happened. And thats what made all the mischiefall the misfortune, all the misery. For the last few days, this body has gone through a series of experiences (it would be much too long to tell), through all the states of consciousness one can go through, from the sense of the single reality of this (Mother pinches the skin of her hands), of the substance, with all the misery, all the suffering which is the consequence of seeing matter as the single realityfrom that to liberation. Hour after hour, it has been a whole work. And this incident of Pavitras departure has come as an example, as a demonstration.

0 1969-07-30, #Agenda Vol 10, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   They draw back, and then project themselves, like this [gesture of contraction and expansion].
   (Mother approves and looks)

0 1969-08-16, #Agenda Vol 10, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   This state From experience I know its the state in which ONE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD. One becomes a sort of instrument (which is even unaware of being an instrument, you understand), which is used for (gesture showing the flow of forces through the instrument) projecting forces (gesture in every direction from the central instrument). You know, the brain is far, far too smalleven when its very large, its too small to understand; thats why there is this blank in the mind. And the thing takes place.
   So then, you realize that for the purposes of the very small life you represent, it takes place automatically, and it simply makes you do every minute what you have to do, without without calculation, without speculation, without decision, without anything, like this (same gesture of flowing through the instrument).

0 1969-09-13, #Agenda Vol 10, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   RL. has seen something. He thinks what hes seen is me, but in fact its his own mental projection, I think. Anyway, it expresses clearly enough the problem he is facing. Basically, the thought that troubles him is to know whether he would do a better work by leaving the Church than by staying within it. Thats the problem he has been somewhat mulling over, because, for instance, next month in Rome, all the bishops are meeting in a synod, and on that occasion, a number of priests who are recalcitrant or refractory or rebellious, let us say, want to meet in Rome and hold a sort of anti-synod to publicly prod the Church towards a more revolutionary path. So the thought crossed his mind
   To join them. No.
  --
   Of course not! But anyway, since I am somehow the ideal representation of his quest, he must have projected me into that. And I supposedly told him, See, one must stay here to cast the light on this religious crowd.
   I dont think the time has come.

0 1969-11-19, #Agenda Vol 10, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   I might put it this way (for the convenience of expression, Ill say the Supreme and the creation): In the Supreme its a unity that contains all possibilities perfectly united, without differentiation. The creation is, so to speak, the projection of all that makes up that unity, by dividing all opposites, that is to say, by separating (thats what was caught by those who said that creation is separation), by separating: for instance day and night, white and black, evil and good, and so on (all that is our explanation). All together, all of it together is a perfect unity, immutable and indissoluble. The creation is the separation of all that makes up this unitywe might call it the division of the consciousness the division of the consciousness, which starts from unity conscious of its unity to arrive at unity conscious of its multiplicity IN UNITY.
   So then, this route is what, for us for the fragmentsis expressed as space and time.
   And for us as we are, each point of this Consciousness has the possibility of being conscious of itself AND conscious of the original Unity And thats the work now being accomplished, that is to say, each infinitesimal element of this Consciousness, while retaining this state of consciousness, is now recapturing the total original state of consciousness the result is the original Consciousness conscious of its Unity AND conscious of the whole play: all the innumerable elements of this Unity So for us, it gets expressed as the sense of time: going from the Inconscient to this state of consciousness. And the Inconscient is the projection of the primeval Unity (if we may say soall those words are completely stupid), of the essential unity unconscious of its own Unity thats the Inconscient. And this Inconscient is growing increasingly conscious in beings who are conscious of their infinitesimal existence and AT THE SAME TIMEthrough what we call progress or evolution or transformationwho manage to be conscious of the original Unity.
   And that, as it was seen, explained everything.
  --
   But I could note (thats the time when I wash up, when I take my breakfast, write the birthday cards and all that), I could note that all the work could be done without the consciousness being altered. Thats not what altered my consciousness: what veiled my consciousness was seeing people; that was when I began being here and doing what I do every day: projecting the divine Consciousness on people.
   But it has come back (what could I call it?) on the fringe, I mean that instead of BEING in it, when you asked me I began perceiving it. But the sensation is no longer therethere was nothing left BUT THAT, you understand! There was nothing left but that, and everything, everything had changedin appearance, in meaning, in

0 1970-01-03, #Agenda Vol 11, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   It was there (gesture of vision above), I still see it when I talk about it I SEE. As I see it, its very beautiful, really very beautiful. A sort of half-light: you can see, but its very peaceful, and with very clear and strong beams of light on that globe (the projected, artificial light will have to be slightly golden, it shouldnt be coldit will depend on the spotlights). A globe that will be made of plastic or I dont know.
   Crystal?

0 1970-01-10, #Agenda Vol 11, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   And then, no furniture, but first a wooden floor, probably (like here), then over the wooden floor, a thick foam rubber, and over it, a carpet, like here. We have to choose the color. The whole thing will be white. I am not sure if Sri Aurobindos symbols will be white I dont think so. I didnt see them white, I saw them with an undefinable color, between gold and orange. A color of that sort. They will stand upright, carved in stone. And a globe not transparent but translucent. Then, at the bottom [of the globe], a light will be projected upward and will enter the globe diffusely. And from outside, rays of light will fall onto the center. No other lights: no windows, an electric ventilation. And no furniture, nothing. A place to try and find ones consciousness.
   Outside, it will be something like this (Mother unrolls another plan). We dont know if the roof will have a pointed shape or

0 1970-01-17, #Agenda Vol 11, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   What would really please me is if they could agree with each other and present me with a project of the two together. That way, it would be easy to execute. I mean, if R. has adopted Paolos idea, why couldnt they see together how to execute it?
   Yes, that would make things simpler.

0 1970-04-22, #Agenda Vol 11, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   Ordinary life, the ordinary way is as if projected onto a screen (its not at all within, its), and constantly the disorder of ordinary life is as if showninsubstantial, but perceptible. And if there were something [in Mother] still open to that, or even (lets put it very simply), if there is something still open, the result is a fact: a discomfort, or quite unpleasant thingsmore and more its beginning to be unreal and unable to touch [Mother] but you cant be sure.
   Its a life which, described in detail, would be absolutely the life of [a madman]. Luckily, I still appear to have some common-sense! (laughter)

0 1970-07-29, #Agenda Vol 11, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   When she told me about her projects, I said absolutely nothing, but I looked, and I was very clearly told, She needs this experience.
   Yes.

0 1971-08-Undated, #Agenda Vol 12, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   The Ashram, founded and built up by the Mother, has been the first step towards the fulfilment of this goal. The project of Auroville is the next step, more exterior, seeking to widen the base of this endeavor to establish harmony between soul and body, spirit and nature, heaven and earth in the collective life of humanity.
   ***

0 1971-12-25, #Agenda Vol 12, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   There IS movement, there IS progression, there IS what is translated for us by time, that exists, its something somethingin the consciousness. Its hard to express. Its like an object and its projection. A little like that. All things ARE, but for us, we see them projected on a screen, as it were: one comes after another. Its a little like that.
   Yes, Sri Aurobindo said that in the supramental consciousness, past, present and future exist side by side on a single map of knowledge.1
  --
   Yes, its like something that IS, that is as a whole and is successively projected on a screen. And yet it exists as a whole and it is projected successively on a screen.
   (Mother goes into contemplation)

0 1972-01-12, #Agenda Vol 13, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   Progressive means (expanding gesture). No word, no image can convey the experience. It was a real comprehension, a real vision of the thing. This (Mother points to her note) seems hollow in comparison. To use a very childlike metaphor, its as if the creation unfolded on a screen, were projected on a screen. Or rather, the Supreme Consciousness is projecting itself on a sort of infinite screen.
   The experience was it was obviousness itself! That was IT. But it lasted only a moment. Then, I tried to put it in words. And these words had meaning, a special meaning.
   To a child, you could say that the Supreme unfolds himself before his own consciousness, like someone unreeling an endless film. He projects what is here (gesture pointing within, at heart level), in front of him, like that. And since the supramental being would have the capacity to be consciously one with the Divine, he would at once be the seer and the seen.
   There are just no words to say it.
  --
   I remember, the experience is still very vivid. As I told you, T.J. has a very childish consciousness, so I said to her: you see, its as if the Whole (not the Divine separate from the creation: the Whole) projected itself on a screen in order to see itself. Therefore its infinite, its foreverits never the same and it never ends. Its like a projection to visualize the details and be conscious of oneself in another way.8
   The metaphor is quite childlike, of course, but very evocative thats how I saw it then. Exactly the impression of an infinite Whole projecting itself endlessly.
   (Mother remains absorbed a long time)

0 1972-03-11, #Agenda Vol 13, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   It is in fact in connection with the Sri Aurobindo Ashram in Pondicherry that I am taking the liberty of writing Your Excellency. I am sure you are aware of the reputation it has earned beyond Indias borders; I have been following its work and achievements for years. Recently, I was told of the difficulties encountered by those in charge of the Ashram in regard to the proposed creation of a universitya project expressly favored by the Indian Government; some Catholic students, in conjunction with a few priests, are displaying a strong opposition to this project.
   I therefore request Your Excellency kindly to use his authority to avoid any incident that, at all events, would be highly detrimental to the harmony that His Holiness Pope Paul VI so much desires, in accord with the rules laid down by the Ecumenical Council Vatican II.

0 1972-03-29a, #Agenda Vol 13, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   He never came to India. He dropped his project after meeting Indira Gandhi [in Paris].
   Oh?

0 1972-04-15, #Agenda Vol 13, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
   I know I say will, but its neither a vision nor the will of the Divine, its His way of being. A particular way of beingsuccessive ways of being. We always think of a conscious will, but it isnt like that: its His way of being. The way of being of His consciousness. He has projected His consciousness into a creation: its His way of being. And its His way of being that changes.
   Then, one understands that the mind isnt necessaryits the way of being that changes. You follow?

02.02 - Lines of the Descent of Consciousness, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 03, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   The next stage of devolution is the Mind proper. There or perhaps even before, on the lower reaches of the Overmind, the gods have become all quite separate, self-centred, each bounded in his own particular sphere and horizon. The overmind gods the true godsare creators in a world of balanced or harmoniously held difference; they are powers that fashion each a special fulfilment, enhancing one another at the same time (parasparam bhvayantah). Between the Overmind and the Mind there is a class of lesser godsthey have been called formateurs; they do not create in the strict sense of the term, they give form to what the anterior gods have created and projected. These form-makers that consolidate the encasement, fix definitely the image, have most probably been envisaged in the Indian dhynamrtis. But in the Mind the gods become still more fixed and rigid, stereotyped; the mental gods inspire exclusive systems, extreme and abstract generalisations, theories and principles and formulae that, even when they seek to force and englobe all in their cast-iron mould, can hardly understand or tolerate each other.
   Mind is the birth-place of absolute division and exclusivismit is the own home of egoism. Egoism is that ignorant modea twist or knot of consciousness which cuts up the universal unity into disparate and antagonistic units: it creates isolated, mutually exclusive whorls in the harmonious rhythm and vast commonalty of the one consciousness or conscious existence. The Sankhya speaks of the principle of ego coming or appearing after the principle of vastness (mahat). The Vast is the region above the Mind, where the unitary consciousness is still intact; with the appearance of the Mind has also appeared an intolerant self-engrossed individualism that culminates, as its extreme and violent expression, in the asuraAsura, the mentalised vital being.
  --
   The formulation or revelation of the Psyche marks another line of what we have been describing as the Descent of Consciousness. The phenomenon of individualisation has at its back the phenomenon of the growth of the Psyche. It is originally a spark or nucleus of consciousness thrown into Matter that starts growing and organising itself behind the veil, in and through the movements and activities of the apparent vehicle consisting of the triple nexus of Body (Matter) and Life and Mind. The extreme root of the psychic growth extends perhaps right into the body, consciousness of Matter, but its real physical basis and tenement is found only with the growth and formation of the physical heart. And yet the psychic individuality behind the animal organisation is very rudimentary. All that can be said is that it is there, in potentia, it exists, it is simple being: it has not started becoming. This is man's speciality: in him the psychic begins to be dynamic; to be organised and to organise, it is a psychic personality that he possesses. Now this flowering of the psychic personality is due to an especial Descent, the descent of a Person from another level of consciousness. That Person (or Superperson) is the jvatman, the Individual Self, the central being of each individual formation. The Jivas are centres of multiplicity thrown up in the bosom of the infinite Consciousness: it is the supreme Consciousness eddying in unit formations to serve as the basis for the play of manifestation. They are not within the frame of manifestation (as the typal formations in the Supermind are), they are above or beyond or beside it and stand there eternally and invariably in and as part and parcel of the one supreme RealitySachchidananda. But the Jivatman from its own status casts its projection, representation, delegated formulationemanation, in the phraseology of the neo-Platonistsinto the manifestation of the triple complex of mind, life and body, that is to say, into the human vehicle, and thus stands behind as the psychic personality or the soul. This soul, we have seen, is a developing, organising focus of consciousness growing from below and comes to its own in the human being: or we can put it the other way, that is to say, when it comes to its own, then the human being appears. And it has come to its own precisely by a descent of its own self from above, in the same manner as with the other descents already described. Now, this coming to its own means that it begins henceforth to exercise its royal power, its natural and inherent divine right, viz, of consciously and directly controlling and organising its terrestrial kingdom which is the body and life and mind. The exercise of conscious directive will, supported and illumined by a self-consciousness, I that occurs with the advent of the Mind is a function of the I Purusha, the self-conscious being, in the Mind; but this self-conscious being has been able to come up, manifest itself and be active, because of pressure of the underlying psychic personality that has formed here.
   Thus we have three characteristics of the human personality accruing from the psychic consciousness that supports and inspires it:(1) self-consciousness: an animal acts, feels and even knows, but man knows that he acts, knows that he feels, knows even that he knows. This phenomenon of consciousness turning round upon itself is the hallmark of the human being; (2) a conscious will holding together and harmonising, fashioning and integrating the whole external nature evolved till now; (3) a purposive drive, a deliberate and voluntary orientation towards a higher and ever higher status of individualisation and personalisation,not only a horizontal movement seeking to embrace and organise the normal, the already attained level of consciousness, but also a vertical movement seeking to raise the level, attain altogether a new poise of higher organisation.
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   We have spoken of four lines of Descent in the evolution and organisation of consciousness. There yet remains a fifth line. It is more occult. It is really the secret of secrets, the Supreme Secret. It is the descent of the Divine himself. The Divine, the supreme Person himself descends, not indirectly through emanations, projections, partial or lesser formulations, but directly in his own plenary self. He descends not as a disembodied force acting as a general movement, possessing, at the most, other objects and persons as its medium or instrument, but in an embodied form and in the fullness of his consciousness. The Indian word for Divine Incarnation, avatra, literally means he who has descended. The Divine comes down himself as a terrestrial being, on this material plane of ours, in order to raise the terrestrial and material Nature to a new status in her evolutionary courseeven so He incarnated as the Great Boar who, with his mighty tusk, lifted a solid mass of earth from out of the waters of the Deluge. It is his purpose to effect ascension of consciousness, a transmutation of being, to establish a truly New Order, a New Dharma, as it is termed dharmasamsthpanrthya. On the human level, he appears as a human person for two purposes. First of all, he shows, by example, how the ascension, the transmutation is to be effected, how a normal human being can rise from a lower status of consciousness to a higher one. The Divine is therefore known as the Lord of Yoga for Yoga is the means and method by which one consciously uplifts oneself, unites oneself with the Higher Reality. The embodied Divine is the ideal and pattern: he shows the path, himself walks the path and man can follow, if he chooses. The Biblical conception of the Son of GodGod made fleshas the intermediary between the human and the Divine, declaring, I am the Way and the Goal, expresses a very similar truth. The Divine takes a body for anotheroccultreason also. It is this: Matter or terrestrial life cannot be changedchanged radically, that is to say, transformed by the pure spiritual consciousness alone, lying above or within; also it is not sufficient to bring about only that much of change in terrestrial life which can be effected by the mere spiritual force acting in a general way. It looks as if the physical transformation which is what is meant by an ascension or emergence in the evolutionary gradient were possible only by a physical impact embodying and canalising the spiritual force: it is with his physical body that the Divine Incarnation seems to push and lift up physical Nature to a new and higher status.
   The occult seers declare that we are today on the earth at such a crisis of evolution. Earth and Man and man's earthly life need to be radically transfigured. The trouble and turbulence, the chaos and confusion that are now overwhelming this earth, indicate the acute tension before the release, the dtente of a NEW MANIFESTATION.

02.05 - Robert Graves, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 02, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   Here in this connection one is naturally reminded of Sri Aurobindo's The Other Earths. The poem reveals other earths like this earth of ours as reflections or projections or prototypes: like the concretely visible earth here, they too are equally beautiful, with million colours and shades. We are blind and cannot see them. But when we learn to see with the eye of our eye there appear clear before us
   Calm faces of the Gods on background vast

03.01 - The Pursuit of the Unknowable, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  Seemed myths projected from the Unknowable;
  From It all sprang, in It is called to cease.

03.02 - The Gradations of Consciousness The Gradation of Planes, #The Integral Yoga, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  If we regard the gradation of worlds or planes as a whole, we see them as a great connected complex movement; the higher precipitate their influences on the lower, the lower react to the higher and develop or manifest in themselves within their own formula something that corresponds to the superior power and its action. The material world has evolved life in obedience to a pressure from the vital plane, mind in obedience to a pressure from the mental plane. It is now trying to evolve supermind in obedience to a pressure from the supramental plane. In more detail, particular forces, movements, powers, beings of a higher world can throw themselves on the lower to establish appropriate and corresponding forms which will connect them with the material domain and, as it were, reproduce or project their action here. And each thing created here has, supporting it, subtler envelopes or forms of itself which make it subsist and connect it with forces acting from above. Man, for instance, has, besides his gross physical body, subtler sheaths or bodies by which he lives behind the veil in direct connection with supraphysical planes of consciousness and can be influenced by their powers, movements and beings. What takes place in life has always behind it preexistent movements and forms in the occult vital planes; what takes place in mind presupposes preexistent movements and forms in the occult mental planes. That is an aspect of things which becomes more and more evident, insistent and important, the more we progress in a dynamic Yoga.
  But all this must not be taken in too rigid and mechanical a sense. It is an immense plastic movement full of the play of possibilities and must be seized by a flexible and subtle tact or sense in the seeing consciousness. It cannot be reduced to a too rigorous logical or mathematical formula.

03.03 - The House of the Spirit and the New Creation, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  In these new worlds projected he became
  A portion of the universal gaze,

03.04 - The Body Human, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 03, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   The Christian conception of God-man is also extremely beautiful and full of meaning. God became man: He sent down upon earth his own and only Son to live among men as man. This indeed is His supreme Grace, His illimitable love for mankind. It is thus, in the words of the Offertory, that He miraculously created the dignity of human substance, holding Himself worthy to partake of our humanity. This carnal sinful body has been sanctified by the Christ having assumed it. In and through Himhis divine consciousness it has been strained and purified, uplifted and redeemed. He has anointed it and given it a place in Heaven even by the side of the Father. Again, Marysymbolising the earth or body consciousness, as Christian mystics themselves declarewas herself taken up bodily into the heavenly abode. The body celestial is this very physical human body cleared of its dross and filled with the divine substance. This could have been so precisely because it was originally the projection, the very image of God here below in the world of Matter. The mystery of Transubstantiation repeats and confirms the same symbology. The bread and wine of our secular body become the flesh and blood of the God-Man's body. The human frame is, as it were, woven into the very fabric of God's own truth and substance. The human form is inherent in the Divine's own personality. Is it mere anthropomorphism to say like this? We know the adage that the lion were he self-conscious and creative, would paint God as a super-lion, that is to say, in his own image. Well, the difference is precisely here, that the lion is not self-conscious and creative. Man createsnot man the mere imaginative artist but man the seer, the Rishihe expresses and embodies, represents faithfully the truth that he sees, the truth that he is. It is because of this conscious personality, referred to in the parable of the Aitareya Upanishad,-that God has chosen the human form to inhabit.
   This is man's great privilege that, unlike the animal, he can surpass himself (the capacity, we may note, upon which the whole Nietzschean conception of humanity was based). Man is not bound to his human nature, to his anthropomorphism, he can rise above and beyond it, become what is (apparently) non-human. Therefore the Gita teaches: By thy self upraise thy self, lower not thy self by thy self. Indeed, as we have said, man means the whole gamut of existence. All the worlds and all the beings in all the worlds are also within his frame; he has only to switch or focus his consciousness on to a particular point or direction and he becomes a particular type in life. Man can be the very supreme godhead or at the other extreme a mere brute or any other intermediary creature in the hierarchy extending between the two.
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   The spirit, the pure self in man is formless; but his soul the spirit cast into the evolutionary mould in manifestationhas a form: it possesses a personal identity of its own. Each soul or Psyche is a contoured consciousness, as it were: it is not a vague indefinite charge of consciousness, but consciousness having magnitude and dimensions. And the physical body is a visible formula, a graph of that magnitude, an imagea faithful image or shadow thrown upon the wall of this cave of earthly life,of a reality above and outside, as Plato conceived the phenomenon. And the human appearance too is an extension or projection of an inner and essential reality which brings out or takes up that configuration when fronting the soul in its evolutionary march through terrestrial life. A mystic poet says:
   All dreams of the soul

03.05 - Some Conceptions and Misconceptions, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 03, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   Here we come to the very heart of the mystery. As we have put it thus far, the process of Involution would appear as a series of stages in a descending order, a movement along a vertical line, as it were, one stage following another, more or less separate from each other, the lower being ever more ignorant, more separative, more exclusive. But this is not the whole picture. At each lower stage the higher is not merely high above, but also comes down and stands behind or becomes immanent in the lower. Along with the vertical movement there is also a horizontal movement. In other words, even when we are sunk in the lowest stratum of Ignorancein the domain of Matterwe have also there all the other strands behind, even the very highest, not merely as passive or neutral entities, but as dynamic agents exerting their living pressure to the full. Indeed the Ignorance is not mere Ignorance, but Knowledge itself, the very highest Knowledge, but in a particular mode of activity. What appears ignorant is full of a secret Knowledgeit is just the outer surface, the facet that appears as its opposite because of a particular manner of concentration, a total self-abandonment in the object of Knowledge. That Knowledge stands revealed if the mask is put away, that is to say, if we get behind, If we release the exclusiveness of the concentration. This release or getting behind does not mean necessarily the dissolution of the status itself for it is the pressure from behind, the concentration of the hidden consciousness that creates the status and its truth-forms; with the exclusiveness goes away only the twist, the aberration produced by it. When the consciousness withdraws from its mode and field of exclusive concentration, it need not concentrate again on the withdrawal only, it can be an inclusive concentration also embracing both the status the frontal and the behind. Both can be held together in one single movement of consciousness possessing the double function of projection and comprehensionprajna and vijna.
   Such a synthetic poise is not a mere theoretical possibility: it is an actuality and is being demonstrated by the fact of evolution. The partial release of the absolutely exclusive concentration of consciousness in Matter has given rise to Life which is a double poise: Life plays in and through Matter and has not dissolved Matter. Likewise a further release of concentration has given birth to Mind which still bases itself upon and is woven into Life and Matter. The change-over from unconsciousness to consciousness and from consciousness to super-consciousness is the movement of consciousness from a unilateral towards an ever widening multiple poise and functioning of concentration.

03.17 - The Souls Odyssey, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 03, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   The deep spiritual truth we are referring to is the Odyssey of the human soul. And it is also an occult phenomenon happening in the world of the inner reality. The Soul's own home is in God, is God; for it is part and parcel of the divine consciousness, it is essentially one in being and nature with the supreme Reality. It is a nucleus, a centre of individuation, a projection in a particular name and form of the infinite and eternal Being and Consciousness and Bliss on this side of manifestation or evolutionary Nature. Being in and with the Divine, merged within it, the Soul has, at the same time, its own proper domain, exclusively its own, and its own inalienable identity. It is the domain where the Soul enjoys its swarjya, its absolute freedom, dwelling in its native light and happiness and glory. But the story changes, the curve of its destiny takes a sudden new direction when it comes down upon earth, when it inhabits a mortal body. Within the body, it no longer occupies its patent frontal position, but withdraws behind a veil, as it were: it takes its stand behind or within the depth of the heart, as spiritual practice experiences it. It hides there, as in a cavern, closed in now by the shades of the prison-house which its own body and life and mind build round it. Yet it is not wholly shut out or completely cut off; for from its secret home it exerts its influence which gradually, slowly, very slowly indeed, filters throughba thes, clarifies, illumines the encasement, makes it transparent and docile in the end. For that is the Soul's ultimate function and fulfilment.
   In the meanwhile, however, our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting. A physical incarnation clouds the soul-consciousness and involves loss of memory, amnesia. The soul's travail therefore in a physical body is precisely to regain the memory of what has been forgotten. Spiritual discipline means at bottom this remembering, and all culture too means nothing more than that that is also what Plato thought when he said that all knowledge, all true knowledge consists in reminiscence.

04.08 - An Evolutionary Problem, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 01, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   Evolution is purposive: not because it has had always a mentally conscious aim before it, for the mind is a later production, but because the purpose is latent within as an involved force and is gradually unrolled and worked out. It is not as indeterminate and unpredictable as Bergson would have it; it has a veiled determination, a disposition implanted in the very movement by the stress of an apparent unconsciousness seeking conscious formulation. We might also say, reverting to our analogy, that the seed sprouts towards light and air, because it had absorbed light and air in its original formation out of the flower blooming in the open space: the impress of that contact is taken into the very grain of its substance, in its chromosomes and genesit remains there as an indelible memory (although not of the human cerebral variety). It is no wonder therefore that an inner urge towards light gradually leads towards the formation of the instrument for sight. The organism may have no notion of the external eye, but the external eye is only a projection of an inner eye that lies imbedded in the sensory continuum. Behind the physical eye there is a subtle eye, the eye of the eye, as the Upanishad calls it, the secret gaze of an involved consciousness in the apparently unconscious.
   The whole articulation of the external organism is, as we know, contained in a secret disposition of elements within the cellnot in the way, as was once supposed, viz., that a whole full-grown tree lies in a miniature form within the seed andgrowth simply means a gradual enlargement of that form but that there is a pattern of ultimate particlesvital quantaa rhythm and vibration of life energy, that is the origin, the formal and efficient cause, of the material form. Deeper still, behind the blind instinctive urge of life, the unconsciousness that is the inertia of matter, there is a consciousness, a vision, a supernal self-conscious energy that inspires, guides, fashions the whole evolutionary scheme in the large as well as in all details.

05.02 - Physician, Heal Thyself, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 03, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   It should have been proved beyond doubt by now that the fact is not so. The only way to cure the world outside is to cure oneself first inside. The ancient proverb still holds good: the macrocosm is only an enlargement of the microcosm, the microcosm is the macrocosm in miniature. The universe is a transcript, a projection on a large scale of the individual nature within. What is there is here and what is not here is not found there. When we see some wrong in the world, something that has got to be set right, instead of rushing out and trying to tackle it in the external field, if one were to hold oneself back and look within, one would surely find, perhaps to his surprise I and enlightenment, a very similar movement, often an exact I replica in one's own consciousness and character of what one finds in the larger anonymous movements of nature and society. Now it may be admitted that one has no control or almost none over one's nature; the outside world is beyond our reach and we cannot order or mould it as we like. But the smaller world which is ourselves is not too far or too great for us; our own individual nature and character is ours and we have been given sufficient freedom and power to reform, renew and remake it. That is the secret, although it seems to be a very simple truth, almost a truism.
   And if we cannot correct and mould as we wish the little world within which is our own, how can we expect to correct or change the vaster outer world? To leave oneself to be as one is and to try to make others change is evidently an absurd and self-contradictory proposition. On the other hand, if the first thing that one does is to correct oneself, then one will find, much to one's surprise and satisfaction, that there is very little to correct in the world, everything has been already corrected automatically.

05.05 - In Quest of Reality, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 01, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   One remarkable thing in the material world that has always attracted and captivated man's attention, since almost the very dawn of his consciousness, is the existence of a pattern, of an artistic layout in the composition and movement of material things. When the Vedic Rishi sings out: "These countless stars that appear glistening night after night, where do they vanish during the day?" he is awed by the inviolable rhythm of the Universe, which other sages in other climes sang as the music of the spheres. The presence of Design in Nature has been in the eyes of Believers an incontrovertible proof of the existence of a Designer. What we want to say is not that a watch (if we regard the universe as a watch) presupposes the existence of a watch-maker: we say the pattern itself is the expression of an idea, it involves a conception not imposed or projected from outside but inherent in itself. The Greek view of the artist's mode of operation is very illuminating in this connection. The artist, according to this view, when he carves out a statue for example, does not impose upon the stone a figure that he has only in his mind, but that the stone itself contains the figure, the artist has the vision to see it, his chisel follows the lines he sees imbedded in the stone. It is why we say that the geometry in the structure of a crystal or an atom or an astronomical system, the balance and harmony, the symmetry and polarity that govern the composition of objects and their relations, the blend of colour schemes, the marshalling of lines and the building of volumes, in a word, the artistic make-up, perfect in detail and in the ensemble that characterise all nature's body and limbs and finally the mathematical laws that embrace and picture as it were Nature's movements, all point to the existence of a truth, a reality whose characteristic marks are or are very much like those of consciousness and Idea-Force. We fight shy of the wordconsciousness for it brings in a whole association of anthropomorphism and pathetic fallacy. But in our anxiety to avoid a ditch let us not fall over a precipice. If it is blindness to see nothing but the spirit, it is not vision to see nothing but Matter.
   A hypothesis, however revolutionary or unorthodox it may seem for the moment, has to be tested by its effective application, in its successful working out. All scientific discoveries in the beginning appear as inconveniences that upset the known and accepted order. Copernicus, Newton, Galileo, Kepler, Maxwell or Einstein in our day enunciated principles that were not obvious sense-given axioms. These are at the outset more or less postulates that have to be judged by their applicability.

05.05 - Man the Prototype, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 03, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   Not only so. Our limited mind and senses are accustomed to view and recognise individuals alone as persons. But there are group personalities too. Thus each species has a generic personality, a consciousness and an ideal or intrinsic form also: the individuals on the physical plane are its various incarnations, projections and formations. Old Plato was not so naive, as we of today are apt to believe, when he spoke of the real reality of general ideas. The attributes, qualities and functions of the generic personality are the source and pattern of what the individuals that form the group actually are. The group person is the king, he is also the body of the Dharma ruling the domain. Any change in the law of being of the group person is necessarily translated in a similar change in the nature and activity of the individuals of the species. What evolutionists describe as sudden variation or mutation and whose cause or genesis they are at a loss to trace, is precisely due to an occult change in the consciousness and will of the group soul.
   Man too as a species has a generic personality, his prototype. Only, in opposition to the scientific view, that is an earlier phenomenon belonging to the very origin of things. Man in his essential form and reality is found at the source and beginning of creation. When the unmanifest Transcendent steps forward to manifest, when there is the first expression of typal variations in the infinite as the basis of physical creation, then and there appears Man in his essential and eternal divine form. He is there almost as a sentinel, guarding the passage from the formless to form. Indeed, he is the first original form of the formless. A certain poet says that man is the archetype of all living forms. A bird is a flying man, a fish a swimming man, a worm a crawling man, even a plant is but a rooted man. His form belongs to a region beyond even the first principles of creation. The first principles that bring out and shape and uphold the manifested universe are the trinity: Life, Light and Delightin other terms, Sachchidananda. The whole complex of the manifest universe is resolvable into that unity of triple status. But behind even this supernal, further on towards the final disappearance into the absolute Unmanifestsumming up, as it were, in him the whole manifestationstands this original primordial form, this first person, this archetypal Man.
   The essential appearance of Man is, as we have said, the prototype of the actual man. That is to say, the actual man is a projection, even though a somewhat disfigured projection, of the original form; yet there is an essential similarity of pattern, a commensurability between the two. The winged angels, the cherubs and seraphs are reputed to be ideal figures of beauty, but they are nothing akin to the Prototype, they belong to a different line of emanation, other than that of the human being. We may have some idea of what it is like by taking recourse to the distinction that Greek philosophers used to make between the formal and the material cause of things. The prototype is the formal reality hidden and imbedded in the material reality of an object. The essential form is made of the original configuration of primary vibrations that later on consolidate and become a compact mass, arriving finally at its end physico-chemical composition. A subtle yet perfect harmony of vibrations forming a living whole is what the prototype essentially is. An artist perhaps is in a better position to understand what we have been labouring to describe. The artist's eye is not confined to the gross physical form of an object, even the most realistic artist does not hold up the mirror to Nature in that sense: he goes behind and sees the inner contour, the subtle figuration that underlies the external volume and mass. It is that that is beautiful and harmonious and significant, and it is that which the artist endeavours to bring out and fix in a system or body of lines and colours. That inner form is not the outer visible form and still it is that form fundamentally, essentially. It is that and it is not that. We may add another analogy to illustrate the point. Pythagoras, for example, spoke of numbers being realities, the real realities of all sensible objects. He was evidently referring to the basic truth in each individual and this truth appeared to him as a number, the substance and relation that remain of an object when everything concrete and superficial is extractedor abstractedout of it. A number to him is a quality, a vibration, a quantum of wave-particles, in the modern scientific terminology, a norm. The human prototype can be conceived as something of the category of the Pythagorean number.
   The conception of the Purusha at the origin of things, as the very source of things, so familiar to the Indian tradition, gives this high primacy to the human figure. We know also of the cosmic godhead cast in man's mouldalthough with multiple heads and feetvisioned and hymned by sages and seers. The gods themselves seem to possess a human frame. The Upanishads say that once upon a time the gods looked about for a proper body to dwell in, they were disappointed with all others; it is only when the human form was presented that they exclaimed, This is indeed a perfect form, a perfect form indeed. All that indicates the feeling and perception that there is something eternal and transcendent in the human body-frame.

05.12 - The Revealer and the Revelation, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 01, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   According to the Dean the qualities themselves are God, the living God whom one can worship. The True, the Good and the Beautiful the Hellenic trinity he adores more than the Holy Trinity. "The God of religion is rather the revelation than the revealer. The source of revelation cannot be revealed: the ground of knowledge cannot be known".2 This, one might say, almost echoes the Upanishadic mantra, "How can one know the knower?" (Vijtram are kena vijnyt). The Upanishad says indeed that he who thinks he knows does not certainly know, but he who says he knows not is the one who knows; he knows who knows not, he knows not who knows. This simply means that God, the supreme Reality, is apprehended in and through other channels than mind and reason. It is a commonplace of spiritual experience that the Spirit is directly, immediately realisable, although its indirect approaches are walled in by a thousand appearances. A direct non-rational experience is not however something vague, nebulous, inarticulate; it is even more concrete, precise and tangible than a sense experience or a rational idea. Not only so, a suprarational knowledge can be grasped and presented by the intellect if it is purified and illumined. A brain mind under the sway of the senses and the outgoing impulse is an obstacle: it disturbs and prevents the higher Light. But passive and transparent it can be a faithful mirror, a docile instrument and channel. That is why the Upanishad says in the first instance that the supreme Reality cannot be seized by the reason, but in another context, it declares that the mind, the intelligence too has to hold and realise the same. Normally intellect acts as a lid, but it can also be a reflector or projector.
   One knows the Revealer for one becomes it. Knowledge by identity is the characteristic of spiritual knowledge. If one keeps oneself separate and seeks to apprehend the Divine as an object outside, the Divine escapes or is caught only by the trail it leaves, its echoes and shadows, its apparent qualities and attributes. But one with the Divine, the being realises and possesses it in full consciousness, the Revealer reveals himself as such (vute tanum swm) and not merely in or as his phenomenal formulations.

05.12 - The Soul and its Journey, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 03, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   The psychic being is a packet of gathered power, a charged battery, as it were; when it comes down upon earth, it calls round itself elements of mind and vital and even subtle physical needed for the purpose of the particular life experience, and even those that would go to constitute the physical body. The psychic being usually picks up these elements of mind and life and body out of the universal store-house of earth's atmosphere as it needs them, in the same way as it returns them there on the journey back after death. But as I have already said, there are beings who have developed well-formed personalities of mind and life and even of the physical consciousness. These formations are not mere loose accretions, temporary arrangements for a life experience, but are welded, organised, given a more or less permanent shape, as the proper instrument of the psychic being, as its own expression. In such cases, the outer personality too continues to exist as an essential mode or vibration in and with the psychic consciousness itself and when the soul descends upon earth, is in contact with the earth's atmosphere, it projects out of I itself the external personality and formation. This does not I mean certainly that the personality remains something fixed and rigid, but that it has attained an essential fullness of form and yet retains the capacity for further change and growth through further growth of the psychic being in other life experiences.
   Now the time and occasion for a particular birth of the soul depends naturally on the inner need of that being. But it must be notedas it is a fact in the occult world that the souls are not so many absolutely separate unrelated autonomous self-sufficient entities, each one coming and going as and when it chooses and likes: on the contrary, the souls form groups or families according to some secret affinity. And when they come down, they do so not unoften in company. A call goes, a bell is rung as it were intimating that the hour is come and they rush down. And it may even happen that in rushing down a psychic being is not too careful or fastidious about the instrument, the vehicle he chooses to inhabit; whatever is handy and nearest and on the whole suitable to his purpose he takes up and goes forward. He takes it all as an adventure and has the joy of battle and the warrior spirit that can taste of victory only when hard fought and won. That is how we meet not unoften a considerable discrepancy between the inner being of a man and his earthly tenement, his soul and his external character and physical nature. There is a meaning in the choice, a significance in the utilisation of unfavourable conditions: there is a method in the madness.

05.25 - Sweet Adversity, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 01, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   To live in hope, to work in hope is not merely to live in illusion and to work for a chimera. On one consideration, to live otherwise, in hopelessness, cannot cure matters, even if the matter is truly and really as dark as it looks. To view a matter of fact solely and wholly in the matter of fact way does not give the right perspective of things, a proper appreciation of appearance and reality. It is well known that often we project our imagination and apprehension upon the external world and bring about or help to bring about results that were only a possibility. Our fear calls for the object feared and makes it a reality. Apart from that, however, and on a deeper consideration, to live in hope is to react against the danger apprehended, to call in a help and power that is or can be always at our disposal, which can not only console but save. Even if death be the end and there is no escape, yet we would be freed from the wounds and scars that it inflicts upon our being with its ignorance and unconsciousness, we would learn to pass over luminously and in the full freedom of the spirit.
   Hope is the image of the soul's prophetic vision. It is not just a way of escape from present sorrows, but a bridge-head leading to victory and fulfilment.

06.12 - The Expanding Body-Consciousness, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 03, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   The trains were smashed and all the passengers killed or mortally wounded. But, curious to say, the young woman, the fiance, was found, living and almost unscathed, in the midst of the debris, within a sort of cover made by a fallen beam that lay across over her. She was pulled out with only a few bruises upon her body. Here is, however, the young man's version of the story. He said that as he was working at the table, suddenly he heard the voice of his fiance calling loudly for help and he saw in a flash, as it were, the situation she was in, he rushed out, not physically indeed, and ran and threw himself over the body of his fiance to protect her; that is the only thing he could do. As a result he did in fact protect her. True, he did not rush out in his body, for that matter, if he had done, it would have been of no use. What rushed out of him was his vital body, a formation of that life energy which is most close to the body and almost as concrete as physical energy but much more powerful and effective. This vital power concentrated and projected out of him acted as a veritable shield over the woman. The young man himself, curious to say, bore marks of bruises upon his head as if a huge load had fallen upon it. A strong impact upon the vital can and does leave scars upon the material body: it is not an uncommon phenomenon. Many of the Christian saints (Saint Francis of Assisi, for example) are reported to have borne on their body the marks the stigmataof crucifixion of Christ's body; Ramakrishna, too, it is said, once showed marks of scourging on his back when a boy was whipped in his presence.
   All this means that the physical body is not man's sole means of action in the physical world. The physical extends and expands into more and more subtle modes of activity and all the more, not less, effective for that very reason. Behind the physical lies the subtle physical, behind which again is the vital physical and then the various grades of the vital. Indeed the vital or life energy as a whole is the real dynamism of all our physical activities and if it usually acts through its bodily instruments, it can act independently of them too; normally, too, it often acts in this way, only we are not conscious or observant enough to notice. A conscious concentration of the vital energy directed upon a material object can handle it with the effectivity of material energy. When it needs physical conditions it creates them, as the protective vital energy of the young man created the physical disposition of objects that formed a covert for the girl.

06.36 - The Mother on Herself, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 03, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   You will say if the truth I bring is supreme and omnipotent, why does it not compel the world to accept it, why can it not break the world's resistance, force man to accept the good it refuses? But that is not the way in which the world was created nor the manner in which it moves and develops. The origin of creation is freedom: it is a free choice in the consciousness that has projected itself as the objective world. This freedom is the very character of its fundamental nature. If the world denies its supreme truth, its highest good, it does so in the delight of its free choice; and if it is to turn back and recognise that truth and that good, it must do so in the same delight of free choice. If the erring world was ordered to turn right and immediately did so, if things were done in a trice, through miracles, there would be then no point in creating a world. Creation means a play of growth: it is a journey, a movement in time and space through graded steps and stages. It is a movement awayaway from its source and a movement towards: that is the principle or plan on which it stands. In this plan there is no compulsion on any of the elements composing the world to forswear its natural movement, to obey to a dictate from outside: such compulsion would break the rhythm of creation.
   And yet there is a compulsion. It is the secret pressure of one's own nature that drives it forward through all vicissitudes back again to its original source. When it is said that the Divine Grace can and should do all, it means nothing more and nothing less than that: the Divine Grace only accelerates the process of return and recognition. But on the side of the journeying element, the soul, there must be awakened a conscious collaboration, an initial consent and a constantly renewed adhesion. It is this that brings out, at least helps to establish outside on the physical level, the force that is already and has always been at work within and on the subtler and higher levels. That is the pattern of the play, the system of conditions under which the game is carried out. The Grace works and incarnates in and through a body of willing and conscious collaborators; these become themselves part and parcel of the Force that works.

07.03 - This Expanding Universe, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 03, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   But in between the two, on the borderland, as it were, there is a poise of consciousness which combines both in an integral perception, it is a single movement of both being and becoming. It is the Supermind. It is the point where what is or exists in the unmanifest just becomes in the manifest, the pure truth or reality above at standstill stirs and begins to come out or disengage itself through a play of possibles. It is like a cinema film that is rolled up and kept in a spool till it is put on the projector and rolled out gradually upon the screen of life and in life-size' presentation.
   The transcendent then is an integral reality, for it contains all and the whole, but it is of fixed dimensionavyaya, it neither increases, nor decreases: it is the Stable, the Stagnantsthnuracaloyam. The cosmos, on the other hand, is not only moving and changing, but also ever increasing or expanding. For new possibles are becoming reals here and adding to the sum of its factors. Out of the transcendent, the unmanifest, are constantly shooting down potentials and becoming dynamic in the universe making it richer and ever richer.

07.11 - The Problem of Evil, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 03, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   The universe and its creator are not separate things, they are one and identical in their origin. The universe is God himself projected into Space (and Time). So the universe is the Divine in one aspect or another. You cannot divide the two, making one the creator and the other, his work, the watch-maker and his watch. You put your idea of the Divine upon him and ask, why he has created such a nasty world. If the Divine were to answer, It is not I, it is yourself. Become myself again, you will no longer feel and see as you do now you are not yourself, therefore your question and your problem! Indeed, when you unite your consciousness with the divine consciousness there is no longer any problem. Everything appears then natural and simple, and correct and as it should be. It is when you cut yourself from your origin and stand outside, in front of him and against him that all the trouble begins. Of course you may ask, how is it that the Divine has tolerated a part of himself going out and separating itself and creating all this disorder? I would reply on behalf of the Divine, If you want to know, you had better unite yourself with the Divine, for that is the only way of knowing why he has done so. It is not by questioning him by your mind that you will get the answer. The mind cannot know. And repeat, when you come to this identification, all problems are solved. The feeling, one can explain, that things are not all right, that they should be otherwise comes precisely from the fact that there is a divine will unfolding itself in a continuous progression, that things that were and are have to give place to things that shall be and shall be better and better than they have been. The world that was good yesterday will no longer be so tomorrow. The universe might have appeared quite harmonious in some other age but now appears quite discordant: it is because we see the possibility of a better universe. If we found it as it should be, we would not do what we have to do, we would not try to make it better. Even so, we would conceive the Divine in a very human way; for we remain imprisoned within ourselves, confined to this consciousness of ours which is like a grain of sand in the infinite immensity. You want to understand the immensity? That is not possible. It is possible only under one condition; be one with the immensity. The drop of water cannot very well ask how the ocean is: it has to lose itself into the ocean.
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07.12 - This Ugliness in the World, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 03, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   Everything in the world has at its source a supreme truth, how is it then that the world has become ugly in its expression? Why are things at all ugly? Because there are other things that intervene between the Source and the manifestation. For example, if I asked you: Do you know your true being? what would you say? You do not know; it would be wonderful if you did. It is the same with all beings and things. And yet you are already a sufficiently developed being, a thinking being, and have gone through many stages of refinement; you are not quite the lizard crawling on the wall! Still you cannot tell what is the truth of your being. That is the secret of the deformation in the world. It is because there is all the unconsciousness the Inconscient that has been created by the fact of separation from one's origin. It is this inconscience which prevents the Source from manifesting in its own nature, although it is there always. It is there, therefore that all things exist, the world exists; but in its expression it is deformed, because it has to manifest itself through inconscience, through ignorance and obscurity. But how did it come about? The will to create was originally a will that projected itself towards individual formation; what it arrived at, however, was not the true individual (or individualisation) but a breaking up of the solid unity into infinitesimal fragments. The original indivisible unity became a sum of infinitely divided unities. These unities or units were individualisations of things separate and feeling and acting as such. It is precisely the feeling of separation from others that gives you the impression that you are an individual. Otherwise you would feel that you were only a fluid mass. That is to say, you are no longer conscious simply of your rigid outer form and all that cuts you off from others and makes of you a separate individual, you are conscious of the vital forces that move about everywhere, of the inconscient that is the foundation of all, you have the impression that you are a moving mass with all kinds of contradictory movements in it, which cannot be separated from each other. You would not have the impression that you are an individual being, but that you are something like one note or vibration in a whole complex. The original will was to form individual beings capable of becoming conscious again of their divine origin. This process of individualisation created the necessity that to be an individual one must feel oneself separate: that is why one is cut off from the original consciousness, at least apparently, and is fallen into inconscience. For the Life of life is the Origin alone and if it is separated from that source, consciousness naturally turns into unconsciousness and you lose trace of the truth of your being. That is the process of the creation or formation of the world by which the pure origin does not manifest directly in its essence and purity, but through deformation, that is to say, unconsciousness and ignorance. That is how ugliness came in, death and disease, wickedness and misery and all. It is the movement, I say, brought in by the necessity of individual formation that has produced these things, each and every one of them, that is the one source of the multiple evil in all its modes and vibrations. I do not say this was indispensable that problem I may take up later on. But for the moment I direct you to the source in order to show the remedy. And there is no point in questioning why it is so. As I said, the only way to settle the world problem is to be conscious again, to recover the lost consciousness. Of course, if you say like some religions that good is good and evil is evil and they will always remain so, then there is no longer any problem. An eternal struggle binds the two together and whichever wins for the moment will make the world a little better at one moment and a little worse at another. But the two exist, continue to exist eternally and indissolubly intertwined. But you have seen it is not like that; one can come out of the tangle into the perfect unity of the truth, for it is that which is the only and original source.
   It is this perfect truth, let me repeat, that has scattered itself abroad, into these innumerable little atoms, into these insignificant brain cells which, in spite of all their ignorance, are still moved by a secret stir of consciousness: these little specks of darkness reach out towards light which they can find, for it is within them. They will arrive at what they seek. It may take time more or less, but they will reach in the end. That is then the remedy: it lies in the very heart of evil itself.

07.21 - On Occultism, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 03, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   Only the scientist did not know one thingan element of occult knowledge escaped him. The physical movement of the serpent was accompanied by a considerable amount of a vital projection of its nervous energy. It was that which struck him with an irresistible force. It was almost like a violent physical shock and mere reason has no power to control it. To check and control, you must learn the occult way.
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07.36 - The Body and the Psychic, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 03, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   The matter is not so simple. I have told you often that the psychic being is the result of an evolution, that is to say, it is the expression of the divine consciousness that has entered and spread itself into Matter and slowly raises Matter and develops it so that it may return to the Divine. The psychic being is formed progressively by the divine centre through many lives or incarnations. There comes a time when it attains a kind of perfection, the perfection of its growth and formation. It has then often an aspiration towards greater realisation, a further progress to manifest better or further the Divine. As the result of this pull, it generally draws towards itself a being of a higher order, from a higher plane, from the Overmind, as Sri Aurobindo calls it, a being of involution who incarnates in the psychic being. These overmental entities are termed gods and divinities by men. Now when the fusion takes place, of a god into a psychic being, the latter naturally increases in stature and partakes of the nature of the god and acquires also the capacity to produce emanations; that is to say it throws out of itself a part which possesses an independent existence and can incarnate in others. In this way there may be not only two but several emanations or projections of the same original being. In other words, there may be a single psycho-divine origin but many personalities coming out of it. That is how it happens sometimes that different people feel a sort of affinity and even identity, and with reason, because they carry within them the same deity, out of which they, that is, their psychic being came. It is not the same thing as the doubling of the personality where in throwing oneself out of oneself one loses a portion, as when you cut a body into two: there are only two halves. Here the projection is a whole and independent personality. If you emanate a being out of you, you remain whole and entire without losing anything of yourself and the emanation too is a being whole and entire living its independent life.
   II

08.13 - Thought and Imagination, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 04, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   Men of science also have and should have a great power of imagination; otherwise they would discover nothing. Imagination, is in reality, the capacity to project oneself out of realised things towards things realisable and pull them in by the very power of projection. It is true there is a progressive and there is a regressive imagination. There are people who always imagine all possible catastrophes and have the power even to make them come. However, imagination has its good use. It sends out, as it were, antennae into a world that is not yet realised, and they catch hold of something there and draw it here. Naturally, it means an addition to earth's atmosphere, addition of things that tend towards manifestation. Imagination then is an instrument that one can train and discipline and use at will. It is one of the principal faculties that should be developed and made serviceable.
   Even, you can imagine the Divine and come into contact with Him. You do in fact come into contact with that which you imagine. Do you know you cannot imagine anything that is not somewhere? It may not exist here upon earth, but it is and must be elsewhere. As I say, it is impossible to imagine anything that is not contained in the universe in principle at least. Otherwise it would not be there even as an idea.

09.01 - Towards the Black Void, #Savitri, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  A power projected into cosmic space,
  A slow embodiment of the aeonic will,

09.05 - The Story of Love, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 04, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   What has been projected into space and time must be brought back to itself, without thereby annulling the world so created. That is why Love burst forth as the irresistible power of Union. It soared over darkness and unconsciousness, it scattered itself, pulverised itself into the bosom of unfathomable night. It is then that the awakening and the ascension began the slow formation in and out of Matter and a progress without end.
   II

09.09 - The Origin, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 04, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   There is only one Origin. This Origin is the Truth at its perfection, for it is the only thing that truly exists. It has exteriorised itself, projected itself, scattered itself, and by so doing has produced what we see, a mass of very fine, very brilliant brains in search of that which they have not yet found and which they find at last; for what they are in search of is within them. The remedy is within the heart of the Evil.
   There is what we call the Truth, the foundation of all things, because if that was not there nothing would be. There is nothing which does not carry within it an eternal Truth, otherwise it would not be. The universe would not exist for one thousandth part of a second if it did not contain in itself a Truth.

100.00 - Synergy, #Synergetics - Explorations in the Geometry of Thinking, #R Buckminster Fuller, #Science
  100.411 Every triangle is always a projected tetrahedron. Any triangle having no
  angle greater than 90 degrees can be folded into a tetrahedron. No squares or

1.008 - The Principle of Self-Affirmation, #The Study and Practice of Yoga, #Swami Krishnananda, #Yoga
  Loves and hatreds change when our condition changes, so that likes and dislikes, loves and hatreds are the reactions set up in respect of certain external objects by the changing pattern of our own personality or individuality. If it is summer, I like to drink water; if it is winter, I like to drink hot tea. My liking for hot tea or for cold water has some connection with what is taking place inside me in my biological and psychological personality. When there is drying up of the system due to heat, there is a need for water I would like to drink cold water. But when it is freezing cold due to the wintry atmosphere, I would like to have hot tea. So our like of hot tea and dislike of cold water in winter is caused by a peculiar condition of our body coupled with the condition of the mind, of course. In summer we would not like to drink hot tea. We would like a soda or cold water, etc., and dislike anything that is hot; we would not like to have hot coffee or hot tea in such climate. "Oh, it is so hot. I will take cold water." We dislike during summer that very thing which we liked in winter. What has happened to us? Why did we like it that day and today we dislike it? It is not because there is something wrong with tea or something wrong with water. They are the same things; nothing has happened to them. But something has happened to us. So today I like that which I disliked the other day, and today I dislike that which I liked the other day. What is the reason? The reason is us only. What has happened to us? Something has happened to us. If one can very carefully go into the deepest recesses of one's nature, one would know why loves and hatreds arise in one's mind. We project upon others, by a peculiar process called a defense-mechanism in psychoanalysis, the counterpart of our own nature. That which will not fit into our present condition is not liked by us. By 'present condition' I mean physical, biological, psychological, social everything. Anything that will fit into our present physical, biological, psychological and social condition is liked or loved by us. Anything that is outside the need of this condition is disliked; it becomes an obstacle. "I don't like it," we say. Why don't we like it? We do not know. "I don't like it; that is all." But if we are good physicians of the mind we will know why it is that we like it, and why it is that we do not like it.
  Asmita or egoism, which is the principle of the affirmation of a particular condition of individuality, is the reason for a particular love or hatred under given conditions. This affirmation of individuality is a peculiar thing, which cannot be understood by the intellect, by ordinary logic. Whatever be the condition with which consciousness identifies itself, that is affirmed by the ego, so that the ego does not have a set pattern it goes on changing itself. "Today I assert myself as a collector; tomorrow I assert myself as a minister." Though the principle of assertion is the same, the way of its function is different. The principle, and not merely the function, has to be tackled. It is not important to know what kind of food we want. We may want chapatti, or rice, or dal, or bread, or jam, or butter; that is not important. What is important is why we are feeling hungry that is the principle behind eating. What we eat is a minor detail, but it is why we eat that is important.
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  The ego does not want all these questions to be raised; it cannot answer these questions. It is a terrific sword that we brandish before it, to put these questions to it. It will become mad if such questions are put. It doesn't want to listen to all these things; it will affirm a particular condition only. Immediately there is a ramification with two tentacles on one side there is love and on the other side there is hatred. They are automatic manifestations of the principle of individuality. The moment we assert ourselves in a particular condition, love and hatred must be there, because love is an automatic projection of the mind in respect of the counterpart of our present condition, which also explains hatred.
  Patanjali mentions that these are terrible obstacles in our spiritual progress. We are caught up and we do not know how we are caught up. First of all there is the self-affirmative principle which reinforces itself, like hard concrete, by repeated hammering upon loves and hatreds throughout the day and night; and the love of this individual life and the consequent fear of the death that may come upon it are natural consequences of this ego-ridden individuality. Therefore, we can say the whole problem of life is the ego of man. This has to be tackled with caution.

1.009 - Perception and Reality, #The Study and Practice of Yoga, #Swami Krishnananda, #Yoga
  In the previous chapter we were discussing a very important subject which every student of yoga should remember: how the two types of perception, about which Sage Patanjali tells us some very important aspects, tell upon not only our personal and social life, but upon our efforts towards spiritual perfection. The determinate aspects of psychological experience were touched upon briefly as consisting principally of self-affirmation or egoism, which projects itself as love and hatred. Also, we had occasion to go a little deep into the mystery of love and hatred as to why they arise at all. Generally this is the type of life that the individual lives in the world, getting identified with these psychological processes to such an extent that one cannot know that one is so involved.
  The worst thing for a person would be to get involved in something and not know that it has happened, because in such a case, observation, experiment, and analysis would not be possible. There should be some sort of a possibility for objective observation by a state of mind which will act as a witness of these conditions which are to be observed. But when these conditions to be observed get identified with the witnessing consciousness itself, then observation is not possible. So, self-analysis is a very difficult process. It is a difficult process because in the self which is to be analysed, the subject and the object cannot be distinguished, and we are used to only those types and kinds of analyses where the objects of observation stand outside the subject of investigation. Self-investigation is difficult merely for this reason. One cannot know oneself, analyse oneself, study oneself, examine oneself, or treat oneself, for obvious reasons.
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  To put it in modern psychological terms, a kind of cosmic schizophrenia has taken place. In schizophrenia the person does not become split, but looks like a split personality. In this condition, which sometimes is compared to a dream split of consciousness, a real isolation does not take place. This is another analogy. Our personality splits itself into the observer and the observed world in dream. But are we really split? No. Otherwise, we would not wake up as a whole individual. The perception of real objects in dream, by a real subject dreaming, and a real attitude of like, dislike, etc., which that subject projects towards the object all of this drama looking very, very real is not truly real, because if that had really taken place, there would be no waking up of the individual into a wholeness of consciousness. So this is explained only as a mystery beyond human comprehension.
  This universal condition which has ramified itself, as if in dream, into the individual segments, is the cause for the affirmation of individuality and the perception of objects, and the likes and dislikes and the sorrows of this world. Our very sorrow is due to our loss of identity with the Cosmic. Otherwise, there would be no sorrow in this world. We are suffering due to an agony felt on account of our isolation from that Cosmic of which we are a part. So, the philosophical and spiritual advice in this context is that the mystery of life cannot be explained, and the sorrow of life cannot be obviated unless the original cause is discovered and it is dealt with in a manner which is requisite. This requisite manner of dealing with the ultimate question is yoga. As I mentioned earlier, yoga is a gradual process of identification of the part with the whole.
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  Now, perceptions are of two kinds: real perceptions and unreal perceptions. When we perceive an object in the world, like a tree, it appears to be real; we cannot say it is unreal. Why is it real? What is the definition of reality? This is another very interesting philosophical subject. How do we know that any object is real? If we are asked how we define reality, what we mean by 'real', what is our idea? If we are asked to define reality, define the character of anything being real, we will find that it is difficult to define it. If I project my fingers and attempt to touch it, I must have a sensation of touch then it is real, isn't it? The sensation of touch should say there is a hard object, and then I say it is real. Is this the definition of reality? So we want only a sensation of hardness. The moment that sensation comes, it is real. And it has to be corroborated by the eyes; they must also say, "Yes, we are seeing a shape." The eyes can see only a shape. But how do we know that the shape is real? The fingers will tell us, "We are feeling solidity a hardness and concreteness." If it has a smell and a taste, etc., then it becomes real. We have passed judgement it is real. So, the nose should smell, the fingers should feel the concreteness and solidity, the eyes should see a shape, etc.; then, the thing is real. Is this a definition? This is a dangerous definition, but we cannot have any other definition.
  The reason behind our feeling a solidity, concreteness, hardness, etc. of an object and a shape perceived by the eyes, is because the condition of the senses which perceive and that of the mind behind the senses are on the same level as the constitution of the object. That is why we can see this world and not the heavens, for example. We cannot say that heavens do not exist; but why do we not see them? Because the constitution of the objects of the heaven is subtler than, less dense than, the constitution of our present individuality the two are not commensurate with each other. Or, to give a more concrete example, why don't we hear the music when the radio is not switched on? Somebody must be singing at the radio station now, but our ears are unable to hear; they can't hear anything because the constitution, the structure, the frequency, the wavelength of the electrical message that is sent by the broadcasting station is subtler than the constitution and the structure of the eardrum. It is not possible for the eardrum to catch it because it is gross. But if you talk, I can hear, because the sound that you make by talking is of the same level or degree of density as the capacity of the eardrum. I can hear your sound, but not the sounds of radio waves, music, or the message, because of the dissimilarity of the structure of frequency, wavelength or density of structure.

1.00c - INTRODUCTION, #Patanjali Yoga Sutras, #Swami Vivekananda, #Hinduism
  up a stone, and project it into space, and then live long
  enough, that stone would come back exactly to your hand. A
  straight line, infinitely projected, must end in a circle.
  Therefore, this idea that the destiny of man is progression ever

1.010 - Self-Control - The Alpha and Omega of Yoga, #The Study and Practice of Yoga, #Swami Krishnananda, #Yoga
  The effect here, which is our own personality and individuality, is projected by certain conditions as causative factors which do not operate outside our individuality, but are the very constituents of our individuality; therefore, what is called for is a very unusual type of transformation on the part of the effect, for the sake of the knowledge of its cause. All logical and scientific methods fail here because of a completely new type of technique that is expected to be employed. The observing scientist here is not sitting in a laboratory with some instrument to observe the effect, or to know the nature of the cause of a particular effect. The observer is involved in the very act of observation, and herein is the difficulty. The observer is involved in the act of observation, so that the condition of the observer determines the condition of the observation and the nature of the observed effect.
  The effect, which is this individuality of ours, is nothing but a spatial and temporal projection of a particular condition called the cause. The more we become externalised, the more we become spatial and temporal. The more we go towards the cause internally, the less is the pressure exerted on us by space, time and relevant conditions. But the more we proceed further and further in an external direction towards space, time and objects, the more we become automatons, more and more enslaved, more and more helpless, more and more puppets, as it were. We become more and more free and autonomous the more we withdraw ourselves from spatial and temporal conditions and tend to be what we are in our own selves. The causes of our existence as individuals are not capable of being known by the mind, because these causes drive even the mind in a particular way for its function in space and in time.
  The whole of yoga is self-control in one word, 'self-mastery' in the sense that the rays of the mind and the senses, the projecting powers of individuality, have to be brought back to their source in order that there may be consciousness of the cause. There cannot be a consciousness of the cause as long as the cause is not the object of consciousness, inasmuch as the latter is involved in the externalised activity of the mind and the senses. We cannot know an object unless the consciousness follows this cognitive act and enlivens the senses, activates them towards the object which is seen, cognised or perceived by them. On account of this engagement of consciousness through the mind and the senses in respect of objects outside and in all acts of perception and cognition, it finds no time to revert to its cause. We have no time. The consciousness cannot find time to become aware of its own background, inasmuch as it is heavily engaged and is very busy throughout the day and the night in attending to the needs of the mind and the senses in their activity of projection externally to objects. So, to become aware of the cause would be to enable the consciousness to revert itself in that direction inwardly for which purpose it has to be withdrawn, tentatively at least, in an appreciable measure, from its engagement in objective perception through the mind and the senses.
  All perceptions are, therefore, engagements of consciousness, which prevents it from knowing its own background and conditions of action, so that when we are busily engaged in the perceptions and cognitions through the mind and the senses, we cannot know our own background, and we look helpless. The necessity for self-control arises merely because of the fact that the object of our quest is inherently present in the very act of our individual experience, and it cannot be observed by the ordinary means of an academic character or a scientific nature. Here we need no instruments, no types of apparatus either for observation or knowledge, because the object here is the background of our own self. There are causes behind causes, extending one behind the other, and lying one behind the other in larger and larger expansiveness one implying the other, and one inclusive of the other. The causes that are precedent are inclusive of the causes that are succeeding, so that when we go higher up we do not lose anything that is lower, but get everything that is lower in a refined form by transcendence.

1.013 - Defence Mechanisms of the Mind, #The Study and Practice of Yoga, #Swami Krishnananda, #Yoga
  Our physical body is not our total personality. We have many things inside us which we cannot see with our eyes. Internal to the body is the vital principle, called the prana in Sanskrit. The prana is not the breath. The breath is only the external function of an energy principle called prana. It cannot be translated into English. Prana is a very subtle, ethereal principle, subtler even than electricity. It is pranic energy that enables the physical body to function, including the functions of breathing, digesting, and the circulation of blood. Everything is controlled by the movement of the pranic energy. It is also this prana which acts as the motive power behind the action of the senses. If the pranas are withheld, the senses become weak in their action. So, the pranas are something like the electric force generated by the dynamo of the individual within, to project the senses externally towards objects. And the mind, which is the synthesising principle of all sense activities, passes judgement of a tentative character upon the reports brought in by the senses. Finally, there is the supreme judge, which is the intellect.
  All of these are inside the body not in the sense of pebbles in a bottle, but inseparably permeating everything that is in the body, or that is the body. We cannot separate the intellect, the mind, the senses, the prana, the body, etc. One is involved in the other, so it looks like a compound that has been created by these elements. For some purposes they look like different functions, but for other purposes they look as if they are a single force, acting in different ways. So, self-control would mean a judicious control exercised over every function inside, including the physical functions, the function of the prana, the senses, the mind and the intellect. All of these have to be harnessed in a given direction.

1.015 - The Rock, #Quran, #unset, #Zen
  18. Except one who steals a hearing, and is followed by a visible projectile.
  19. We spread the earth, and placed stabilizers in it, and in it We grew all things in proper measure.

1.01 - Archetypes of the Collective Unconscious, #The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  man's consciousness by way of projection that is, mirrored in
  the events of nature. The projection is so fundamental that it
  has taken several thousand years of civilization to detach it in
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  be avoided so long as we can project everything negative into
  the environment. But if we are able to see our own shadow and
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  are projections of soulful emotional states and are nothing but
  worthless fantasies. One must admit that there is a certain
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  is usually projected upon women. Either sex is inhabited by the
  opposite sex up to a point, for, biologically speaking, it is simply
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  psychic territory, so to speak, in the form of projections. For the
  son, the anima is hidden in the dominating power of the mother,
  --
  tries, which proves that the anima projects herself by preference
  on the opposite sex, thus giving rise to magically complicated

1.01 - Newtonian and Bergsonian Time, #Cybernetics, or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine, #Norbert Wiener, #Cybernetics
  has clean lines and is freed from the impeding projections of
  limbs. An aquatic animal, whether fish, lizard, or mammal, will

1.01 - Prayer, #Bhakti-Yoga, #Swami Vivekananda, #Hinduism
  "He is the Soul of the Universe; He is Immortal; His is the Rulership; He is the All-knowing, the All-pervading, the Protector of the Universe, the Eternal Ruler. None else is there efficient to govern the world eternally. He who at the beginning of creation projected Brahm (i.e. the universal consciousness), and who delivered the Vedas unto him seeking liberation I go for refuge unto that effulgent One, whose light turns the understanding towards the tman."
  Shvetshvatara-Upanishad, VI. 17-18.

1.01 - SAMADHI PADA, #Patanjali Yoga Sutras, #Swami Vivekananda, #Hinduism
  and projects them as thought. There must be something,
  again, where both force and matter are one. This is called
  --
  this world of ours; it is only the Infinite Existence projected
  into the plane of consciousness. A little of the Infinite is

1.01 - The Human Aspiration, #The Life Divine, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  0:She follows to the goal of those that are passing on beyond, she is the first in the eternal succession of the dawns that are coming, - Usha widens bringing out that which lives, awakening someone who was dead. . . . What is her scope when she harmonises with the dawns that shone out before and those that now must shine? She desires the ancient mornings and fulfils their light; projecting forwards her illumination she enters into communion with the rest that are to come. Kutsa Angirasa - Rig Veda.1
  0:Threefold are those supreme births of this divine force that is in the world, they are true, they are desirable; he moves there wide-overt within the Infinite and shines pure, luminous and fulfilling. . . . That which is immortal in mortals and possessed of the truth, is a god and established inwardly as an energy working out in our divine powers. . . . Become high-uplifted, O Strength, pierce all veils, manifest in us the things of the Godhead. Vamadeva - Rig Veda.2

1.01 - The Unexpected, #Twelve Years With Sri Aurobindo, #Nirodbaran, #Integral Yoga
  The radiologist arrived with his X-ray machine at about 11 p.m. and stirred us into action. He was quite a smart young man carrying a confident air and went about his business in a formal manner. He took a few films and developed them at once which was a great relief to us. But the diagnosis came like a stunning blow. The Mother was shown the pictures revealing an impacted fracture of the right femur above the knee, two fragments firmly locked together. Both the specialist and the radiologist took a serious view of it, and remarked that if the fragments had projected backwards, the main blood vessels and nerves running behind the bone would have ruptured and caused a big disaster! It would have been most unwise in this situation to reduce the fracture by any forceful traction or other drastic mechanical contrivance. "I would leave it alone, put the limb in plaster, and by means of the splints exert a steady traction," was the final verdict of the specialist. The advice was accepted and the limb put into traction from the end of the bed. Particular attention was to be paid to the daily passive movements of the patella in order to avoid adhesion. The patient was to stay in bed for a number of weeks and the specialist would pay a second visit later on to consider the future course.
  The other doctors now took their leave and Dr. Manilal resumed the charge of the patient.

1.020 - The World and Our World, #The Study and Practice of Yoga, #Swami Krishnananda, #Yoga
  Basing themselves on this scriptural proclamation, exponents tell us that there is a distinction between what they call Ishvara srishti and jiva srishti the creation of God and the creation of the individual. There are two kinds of creation. Ikshanadi-praveshanta srishtir ishana kalpita; jagradadi-vimokshantah samsaro jiva-kalpitah - says the Panchadasi, in a famous passage. The meaning of passage has reference to the Aittareya Upanishad and such other relevant passages in other Upanishads, and makes out that God willed to be many, and manifested Himself as this vast creation, projected individualities, and entered the individual by an immanence of His own nature. This is another way of describing the traditional process of creation through divine manifestations usually known as Ishvara, Hiranyagarbha and Virat all of which are precedent to individual manifestations, and prior to the existence of human beings. But there is also what is known as 'individual's creation'. A lot of detail about it is given in the Panchadasi, especially in its fourth chapter called Dvaita Vivek how duality-consciousness arose at all, and how perceptions can bind us, though they need not necessarily bind us.
  The point is that the perception of an object need not bind us, though it can bind us. It need not bind us, because we can correctly perceive the existent object as it was created by Ishvara, merely reflecting in our minds the character of the object as it really is in itself from the point of view of the Creator. Then, perceptions would not be binding. For instance, a human being, tentatively speaking, may be regarded as Ishvara's creation. A human being is not created by another human being by the will of creativity. The object in front of me such as a tree, or a mountain, or the shining orb of the sun, and the moon and the stars may be regarded as parts of Ishvara's creation. We can simply perceive them as such.
  But I can perceive a human being in another way altogether by which I can bind myself namely, this human being is my father; this human being is my friend; this human being is my enemy; this human being can do something for me, this way or that way. This is what is known as jiva srishti, which is an attitude of subjective appreciation and evaluation which an individual projects in respect of an external object. A woman is a human being, but the moment that woman is regarded as mother, or a wife, or a sister, that attitude becomes jiva srishti. A relationship that seems to obtain between one individual and another in a subjective manner is the projection of the mind of the jiva or the individual, which is the cause of joy and sorrow in the world and is the essence of samsara bondage.
  But Ishvara srishti is pure existence of things. A lump of gold is a lump of gold; but, that it is a valuable substance, that it has great worth and, therefore, can be taken away or stolen these ideas are projections of the mind of the individual. So in the perception of any given object, two factors are supposed to be involved jiva shrishti and Ishvara srishti. This is a conclusion safely arrived at to obviate any kind of extreme position that people generally take, either from the objective side or from the subjective side.
  There are those who think that the object alone is real and the mind is only a stupid something, which merely reflects the nature of an object as it is. This is the realistic, materialistic attitude. They do not give any place for mind in the scheme of things. It is only a kind of exudation of material existences. This is one extreme view - where the objective world alone is the determining factor of every situation in life, and the mind has no place in the scheme of things. The other extreme is that the mind alone is the determining factor of everything and the object has no place in the scheme of things everything is on account of our thought. This is the extreme idealistic point of view, contrary to the extreme materialistic point of view of certain others. The via-media, the middle course, would be that both contri bute a percentage of meaning in the perception of objects. And so the act of mind-control, the restraining of the modifications of the mind, would not mean an abolition of the existence of objects at least according to thinkers such as the author of the Panchadasi - but is a withdrawal of those special modifications of the mind, on account of which the mind reads particular subjective meanings in objects.
  --
  This is perhaps the significance of perception from an organic point of view, while what happens in our case, at present, is that this organic connection between the seer and the seen is lost sight of, and we have only a mechanised form of perception where there is a false evaluation projected on the object by the mind which is perceiving it, on account of its losing contact with the vital issue which is involved in perception, namely its connectedness to the object. Whether in attachment or in aversion, the mind is not properly related to the object. It has an improper relationship with things, both in love and hatred. The impropriety of this relationship arises on account of its false disconnectedness from the object, and we cannot properly understand the way of controlling the mind if we cannot understand the relationship that the mind has with the object. It has a twofold relationship. On the one side, it stands as a perceiver of the object and is obliged to regard the object as an outside something, which is the very meaning of perception, of course. But, on the other side, there is a basic similarity of nature between the seer and the seen, which is the reason why there is the very possibility of perception at all. A consciousness of the object would be impossible if the seer of the object is basically disconnected from the object. Basic disconnection would not be permissible. An utter isolation of the subject from the object would defeat the very purpose of all perception.
  Consciousness of an object implies a basic connectedness between the subject and the object. It is this connection that pulls the object towards the subject, and vice versa. We have an undercurrent of unity among ourselves, on account of which we sometimes feel a necessity to sit together and work in a unanimous manner. We have the urge of unity from one side, and the urge of diversity on the other side. The diversity aspect is emphasised by the senses, and the unity aspect is emphasised by the nature of our consciousness. The essence of our consciousness is unity par excellence. It is the basic existence of a unity of consciousness behind all perceptions that is responsible for the perception itself, and is also the reason for loves and hates. But the emphasis given by the senses is the other way round. They assert diversity of things and make externalised perception possible. So in the attraction that the subject feels towards the object, two elements work vigorously the diversity aspect and the unity aspect. The attraction is possible basically on account of the structural similarity between the subject and the object. But the need for being pulled by the object, or getting attracted towards the object, arises on account of the perception of diversity, or the duality of subject and object.
  --
  What is an individual, which we call the percipient? It is an abstracted group of characters, tentatively isolated from a larger set or group of characters to which these former really belong an act that has been perpetrated mysteriously for the purpose of playing a drama, we may say. We have falsely isolated ourselves. Even that isolation is not a real isolation, because a mere abstraction of a few characters from a group of larger characters cannot be regarded as real. It is only a closing of one's eyes to certain existent conditions. We can ignore the presence of things and conditions which are not conducive to our present purpose, but why this purpose itself has arisen is a very difficult thing to answer. This is maya, as they call it, a peculiar jugglery that has been projected by no one. Neither can we say that God created it, nor can we say that we created it. It is somewhere; and how it has come, neither can we say, nor can anyone else say. The inscrutability of the relationship between the individual and the cosmic, the difficulty in ascertaining the connection between appearance and reality this is called maya. To put it in more plain terms, the relationship between the subject and the object is itself difficult to understand.
  We cannot understand what our connection is with anything at all, and so we are in a helpless condition. Therefore we cannot even control the mind, because controlling the mind is an adjustment of the modifications of the mind in respect of the object of its cognition, and the object of its cognition is not properly understood because of its unintelligible character. Everything then becomes difficult, and our efforts become a source of failure in the end. Success does not seem to be forthcoming, because it is not clear to us what is the right direction that we have to take.

10.22 - Short Notes - 5- Consciousness and Dimensions of View, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 04, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   But dimension, in reality, that is to say, the configuration it gives to an object is a function of consciousness. The four-dimensional aspect of material reality is given or projected by what we call the physical consciousness. Material time and material space are the two norms through which the physical consciousness deploys itself.
   But physical consciousness, the consciousness that plays through the senses is only one form of it the lowest, the most material formation. For there is a ladder of consciousness and in it we rise rung by rung to other what are known as higher formulations.

1.02.3.1 - The Lord, #Isha Upanishad, #unset, #Zen
  active participation. Secure and free in His eternal immutability the Lord projects Himself into the play and the movement,
  becoming there in His self-existence all that the Seer in Him visualises and the Thinker in Him conceives. Kavir mans. paribhuh.
  --
  its being. But it has projected its conceptions into this minor
  term and established there in limited mind its centre of vision,
  --
  original Indian conception of creation, self-production or projection into form (sr.s.t.i, prasava). Being uses its self-awareness to
  evolve infinite forms of itself governed by the expansion of the

10.23 - Prayers and Meditations of the Mother, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 04, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   Of what use would be man if he was not made to throw a bridge between That which eternally is, but is not manifested, and that which is manifested; between all the transcendences, all the splendours of the divine life and all the obscure and sorrowful ignorance of the material world? Man is the intermediary between that which has to be and that which is; he is a bridge thrown over the abyss, he is the great X in the cross, the quaternary link. His true abode, the effective seat of his consciousness, should be in the intermediate world at the joining point of the four arms of the cross, where all the infinity of the Unknowable comes to take precise form for being projected into the multitudinous manifestation. .
   How many and different are the degrees of consciousness! This word should be reserved for that which, in a being, is illumined by Thy Presence, identifies itself with Thee and participates in Thy absolute Consciousness, for that which has knowledge, which is "perfectly awakened" as says the Buddha.

1.02 - In the Beginning, #unset, #Arthur C Clarke, #Fiction
  In the social order this tendency of thought has had for its corollary the institution of an autocratic regime and the despotic domination of man over woman and of the Sovereign over the State. For so great is the influence of religious and philosophical ideas on the life of a people and the practical forms in which it is embodied that on the rectitude of its notions about God depends its respect or its contempt for the rights of the masses and the rights of women. And, on the other hand, it is on this respect or contempt that by a projection of life into the domain of thought, depends the formulation of its notions about the origin of things and its concept of the Godhead.
  But there is always a tendency towards equilibrium in things and all excess brings as its result a contrary excess. Therefore we see this extreme spiritualising trend in human thought bring about by reaction against itself its own opposite in the form of a strait and exclusive materialism.

1.02 - MAPS OF MEANING - THREE LEVELS OF ANALYSIS, #Maps of Meaning, #Jordan Peterson, #Psychology
  mapped, and which hold no danger. We regard the calm rat as the real rat because we project our
  misinterpretations of our own habitual nature, onto our experimental animals. It is as D.O. Hebb states:

1.02 - Meditating on Tara, #How to Free Your Mind - Tara the Liberator, #Thubten Chodron, #unset
  became a target onto which they projected their confusion. Maybe we
  werent very considerate of them. Maybe we have certain bad habits of which

1.02 - SADHANA PADA, #Patanjali Yoga Sutras, #Swami Vivekananda, #Hinduism
  so we have projected out of our own substance this net-work
  called the nerves, and we cannot work except through the
  --
  the form of some misery here. If you project all sorts of hatred
  and jealousy, they will rebound on you with compound

1.02 - The Necessity of Magick for All, #Magick Without Tears, #Aleister Crowley, #Philosophy
  We who accept the Law of Thelema, even should we concur in this doctrine theoretically, cannot admit that in practice the plan would work out; our aim is that our Nothing, ideally perfect as it is in itself, should enjoy itself through realizing itself in the fulfillment of all possibilities. All such phenomena or "point-events" are equally "illusion"; Nothing is always Nothing; but the projection of Nothing on this screen of the phenomenal does not only explain, but constitutes, the Universe. It is the only system which reconciles all the contradictions inherent in Thought, and in Experience; for in it "Reality" is "Illusion", "Free-will" is "Destiny", the "Self" is the "Not-Self"; and so for every puzzle of Philosophy.
  Not too bad an analogy is an endless piece of string. Like a driving band, you cannot tie a knot in it; all the complexities you can contrive are "Tom Fool" knots, and unravel at the proper touch. Always either Naught or Two! But every new re-arrangement throws further light on the possible tangles, that is, on the Nature of the String itself. It is always "Nothing" when you pull it out; but becomes "Everything" as you play about with it,*[AC7] since there is no limit to the combinations that you can form from it, save only in your imagination (where the whole thing belongs!) and that grows mightily with Experience. It is accordingly well worth while to fulfill oneself in every conceivable manner.

1.02 - The Philosophy of Ishvara, #Bhakti-Yoga, #Swami Vivekananda, #Hinduism
  This is proved from the scriptural text, "From whom all these things are born, by which all that are born live, unto whom they, departing, return ask about it. That is Brahman.' If this quality of ruling the universe be a quality common even to the liberated then this text would not apply as a definition of Brahman defining Him through His rulership of the universe. The uncommon attributes alone define a thing; therefore in texts like 'My beloved boy, alone, in the beginning there existed the One without a second. That saw and felt, "I will give birth to the many." That projected heat.' 'Brahman indeed alone existed in the beginning. That One evolved. That projected a blessed form, the Kshatra. All these gods are Kshatras: Varuna, Soma, Rudra, Parjanya, Yama, Mrityu, Ishna.' 'Atman indeed existed alone in the beginning; nothing else vibrated; He thought of projecting the world; He projected the world after.' 'Alone Nryana existed; neither Brahm, nor Ishana, nor the Dyv-Prithivi, nor the stars, nor water, nor fire, nor Soma, nor the sun. He did not take pleasure alone. He after His meditation had one daughter, the ten organs, etc.' and in others as, 'Who living in the earth is separate from the earth, who living in the Atman, etc.' the Shrutis speak of the Supreme One as the subject of the work of ruling the universe. . . . Nor in these descriptions of the ruling of the universe is there any position for the liberated soul, by which such a soul may have the ruling of the universe ascribed to it."
  In explaining the next Sutra, Ramanuja says, "If you say it is not so, because there are direct texts in the Vedas in evidence to the contrary, these texts refer to the glory of the liberated in the spheres of the subordinate deities." This also is an easy solution of the difficulty. Although the system of Ramanuja admits the unity of the total, within that totality of existence there are, according to him, eternal differences. Therefore, for all practical purposes, this system also being dualistic, it was easy for Ramanuja to keep the distinction between the personal soul and the Personal God very clear.

1.02 - The Shadow, #Aion, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  observer that it is a matter of projections, there is little hope
  that the subject will perceive this himself. He must be con-
  --
  withdraw his emotionally-toned projections from their object.
  *7 Let us suppose that a certain individual shows no inclina-
  tion whatever to recognize his projections. The projection-mak-
  ing factor then has a free hand and can realize its object- if it has
  --
  unconscious which does the projecting. Hence one meets with
   projections, one does not make them. The effect of projection is
  to isolate the subject from his environment, since instead of a
  real relation to it there is now only an illusory one. projections
  change the world into the replica of one's own unknown face. In
  --
  by projection as the malevolence of the environment, and by
  means of this vicious circle the isolation is intensified. The more
  --
  J 9 One might assume that projections like these, which are so
  very difficult if not impossible to dissolve, would belong to the
  --
  vice versa. The source of projections is no longer the shadow-
  which is always of the same sex as the subject- but a contrasexual
  --
  sciousness explain the stubbornness of their projections. Though
  the shadow is a motif as well known to mythology as anima and

1.02 - The Three European Worlds, #The Ever-Present Origin, #Jean Gebser, #Integral
  Man's lack of spatial awareness is attended by a lack of ego-consciousness, since in order to objectify and qualify space, a self-conscious "I" is required that is able to stand opposite or confront space, as well as to depict or represent it by projecting it out of his soul or psyche. In this light, Worringer's statements regarding the lack of all space consciousness in Egyptian art are perfectly valid: "Only in the rudimentary form of prehistorical space and cave magic does space have a role in Egyptian architecture . . . . The Egyptians were neutral and indifferent toward space . . . . They were not even potentially aware of spatiality. Their experience was not trans-spatial but pre-spatial; . . . their culture of oasis cultivation was spaceless . . . . Their culture knew only spatial limitations and enclosures in architecture but no inwardness or interiority as such. Just as their engraved reliefs lacked shadow depth, so too was their architecture devoid of special depth. The third dimension, that is the actual dimension of life's tension and polarity, was experience not as a quality but as a mere quantity. How then was space, the moment of depth-seeking extent, to enter their awareness as an independent quality apart from all corporality? . . . The Egyptians lacked utterly any spatial consciousness."
  Despite, or indeed because of, Euclidean geometry, there is no evidence of an awareness of qualitative and objectified space in early antiquity or in the epoch preceding the Renaissance.
  --
  With Leonardo the perspectival means and techniques attain their perfection. His Trattatodella Pittura (a collection of his writings assembled by others after his death based on a mid-sixteenth-century compilation known as the Codex Vaticanus Urbinas 1270) is the first truly scientific and not merely theoretical description of all possible types of perspective. It is the first detailed discussion of light as the visible reality of our eyes and not, as was previously believed, as a symbol of the divine spirit. This emergent illumination dispels any remaining obscurities surrounding perspective, and reveals Leonardo as the courageous discoverer of aerial and color, as opposed to linear, perspective. Whereas linear perspective created the perspectival illusion on a plane surface by the projections of technical drafting, aerial and color perspective achieve their comprehension and rendering of space by techniques of gradation of color and hue, by the use of shadow, and by the chromatic treatment of the horizon.
  Above and beyond this Leonardos establishment of the laws of perspective is significant in that it made technical drafting feasible and thereby initiated the technological age. This concluded a process which had required centuries before it entered human consciousness and effected a fundamental transformation of man's world. It is only after Leonardo that the unperspectival world finally passes out of its dream-like state, and the perspectival world definitely enters awareness. Having attempted to show the initial thrust toward awareness of space documented in Petrarch's letter, and to account for the process of painful withdrawal from traditional perceptions, we would here like to indicate the nature of Leonardos decisive development, for it was he who fully realized Petrarch's discovery.
  --
  "Perspective is a proof or test confirmed by our experience, that all things project their images toward the eye in pyramidal lines." In addition to the fact that we again meet up with Alberti's important idea of the pyramid, now given its valid restatement by Leonardo, the remark expresses the very essence of Leonardo's rather dramatic situation: it expresses his Platonic, even pre-Platonic animistic attitude that "all things project their image toward the eye," which the eye does not perceive, but rather suffers or endures. This creates an unusual and even disquieting tension between the two parts of the sentence, since the purely Aristotelian notion of the first part not only speaks of proof but indeed proceeds from the "experience" of early science. This struggle in Leonardo himself between the scientist demonstrating things and the artist enduring them reflects the transitional situation between the unperspectival and the perspectival worlds.
  A note on perspective of presumably later date is illustrative of Leonardos complete dissociation from the dominant unperspectival structure of ancient and early medieval consciousness. In Manuscript G of the Institut de France he writes: "In its measurements perspective employs two counter posed pyramids. The one has its vertex in the eye [he often calls the vertex `the point'] and its base on the horizon. The second has its base resting against the eye and its vertex at the horizon. The first pyramid is the more general perspective since it encompasses all dimensions of an object facing the eye . . . while the second refers to a specific position . . . and this second perspective results from the first."

10.31 - The Mystery of The Five Senses, #Collected Works of Nolini Kanta Gupta - Vol 04, #Nolini Kanta Gupta, #Integral Yoga
   The senses therefore are not merely externalisers but they are also internalisers. They are modes and movements that work separately and conjointly and present aspects of the Supreme Reality. These aspects are there in the very essence and the constitution of the One Truth, also they are projected outwards to manifest and embody those very elements in the material manifestation and incarnation of the Supreme Divine:
   A magical accord quickened and attuned

1.034 - Sheba, #Quran, #unset, #Zen
  48. Say, “My Lord projects the truth. He is the Knower of the Unseen.”
  49. Say, “The Truth has come; while falsehood can neither originate, nor regenerate.”

1.037 - The Aligners, #Quran, #unset, #Zen
  10. Except for him who snatches a fragment—he gets pursued by a piercing projectile.
  11. Inquire of them, “Are they more difficult to create, or the others We created?” We created them from sticky clay.

1.03 - Concerning the Archetypes, with Special Reference to the Anima Concept, #The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  compelled to project it again and again, at all times and in all
  places. 16
  --
  that it seems to belong to that object. The projection ceases the
  moment it becomes conscious, that is to say when it is seen as
  --
  could not be projected, because projection always contains
  something of which the subject is not conscious and which seems
  --
  that could be projected least, because it is too conscious.
  122 In reality, however, it is just the parental imagos that seem
  to be projected most frequently, a fact so obvious that one could
  almost draw the conclusion that it is precisely the conscious con-
  tents which are projected. This can be seen most plainly in cases
  of transference, where it is perfectly clear to the patient that the
  father-imago (or even the mother-imago) is projected on to the
  analyst and he even sees through the incest-fantasies bound up
  --
  effect of his projection, i.e., from the transference. In other
  16 Hermetic alchemical philosophy from the 14th to the 17th cents, provides a
  --
  sight, the reactive effect of the projection does not cease, and the expected libera-
  tion does not take place. I have often observed that in such cases meaningful but
  unconscious contents are still bound up with the projection carrier. It is these
  contents that keep up the effect of the projection, although it has apparently been
  seen through.
  --
  jection at all. Experience shows that projection is never con-
  scious: projections are always there first and are recognized
  afterwards. We must therefore assume that, over and above the
  --
  If the corresponding projections cannot be withdrawn through
  insight, then we have every reason to suspect the presence of
  --
  can therefore become perceptible only through projection. That
   projections of this kind do actually occur and are not just tradi-
  --
  that syzygies were projected which were in complete contradic-
  tion to the traditional beliefs, and that they were often expe-
  --
  autonomous projections in the strict sense but are visualizations of conscious con-
  tents, evoked through prayer, autosuggestion, and heterosuggestion. Most spiritual
  --
  the same time a perfect example of the intensity of projected
  contents. Brother Klaus's psychological situation was eminently
  suited to a projection of this kind, for his conscious idea of God
  was so little in accord with the unconscious content that the
  --
  exceedingly heretical. So here again the condition for projection
  is fulfilled.
  --
  ence of projection and those features of it which are independ-
  ent of tradition. We can hardly get round the hypothesis that
  --
  and springs into projection at a certain moment. This content
  is the syzygy motif, and it expresses the fact that a masculine
  --
  of the object prevents its projection, there is nothing for it but
  to assume that parents are also the least known of all human
  --
  It is ready to spring out and project itself at the first opportu-
  nity, the moment a woman makes an impression that is out of
  --
  L 42 When projected, the anima always has a feminine form with
  definite characteristics. This empirical finding does not mean
  --
  which can assume definite forms only in projection.
  *43 This seems to contradict the concept of a "type." If I am
  --
  scription of projection.
  *4 6 The question of therapy is a problem that cannot be disposed

1.03 - PERSONALITY, SANCTITY, DIVINE INCARNATION, #The Perennial Philosophy, #Aldous Huxley, #Philosophy
  The will is free and we are at liberty to identify our being either exclusively with our selfness and its interests, regarded as independent of indwelling Spirit and transcendent Godhead (in which case we shall be passively damned or actively fiendish), or exclusively with the divine within us and without (in which case we shall be saints), or finally with self at one moment or in one context and with spiritual not-self at other moments and in other contexts (in which case we shall be average citizens, too theocentric to be wholly lost, and too egocentric to achieve enlightenment and a total deliverance). Since human craving can never be satisfied except by the unitive knowledge of God and since the mind-body is capable of an enormous variety of experiences, we are free to identify ourselves with an almost infinite number of possible objectswith the pleasures of gluttony, for example, or intemperance, or sensuality; with money, power or fame; with our family, regarded as a possession or actually an extension and projection of our own selfness; with our goods and chattels, our hobbies, our collections; with our artistic or scientific talents; with some favourite branch of knowledge, some fascinating special subject; with our professions, our political parties, our churches; with our pains and illnesses; with our memories of success or misfortune, our hopes, fears and schemes for the future; and finally with the eternal Reality within which and by which all the rest has its being. And we are free, of course, to identify ourselves with more than one of these things simultaneously or in succession. Hence the quite astonishingly improbable combination of traits making up a complex personality. Thus a man can be at once the craftiest of politicians and the dupe of his own verbiage, can have a passion for brandy and money, and an equal passion for the poetry of George Meredith and under-age girls and his mother, for horse-racing and detective stories and the good of his country the whole accompanied by a sneaking fear of hell-fire, a hatred of Spinoza and an unblemished record for Sunday church-going. A person born with one kind of psycho-physical constitution will be tempted to identify himself with one set of interests and passions, while a person with another kind of temperament will be tempted to make very different identifications. But these temptations (though extremely powerful, if the constitutional bias is strongly marked) do not have to be succumbed to; people can and do resist them, can and do refuse to identify themselves with what it would be all too easy and natural for them to be; can and do become better and quite other than their own selves. In this context the following brief article on How Men Behave in Crisis (published in a recent issue of Harpers Magazine) is highly significant. A young psychiatrist, who went as a medical observer on five combat missions of the Eighth Air Force in England says that in times of great stress and danger men are likely to react quite uniformly, even though under normal circumstances, they differ widely in personality. He went on one mission, during which the B-17 plane and crew were so severely damaged that survival seemed impossible. He had already studied the on the ground personalities of the crew and had found that they represented a great diversity of human types. Of their behaviour in crisis he reported:
  Their reactions were remarkably alike. During the violent combat and in the acute emergencies that arose during it, they were all quietly precise on the interphone and decisive in action. The tail gunner, right waist gunner and navigator were severely wounded early in the fight, but all three kept at their duties efficiently and without cessation. The burden of emergency work fell on the pilot, engineer and ball turret gunner, and all functioned with rapidity, skilful effectiveness and no lost motion. The burden of the decisions, during, but particularly after the combat, rested essentially on the pilot and, in secondary details, on the co-pilot and bombar ther. The decisions, arrived at with care and speed, were unquestioned once they were made, and proved excellent. In the period when disaster was momentarily expected, the alternative plans of action were made clearly and with no thought other than the safety of the entire crew. All at this point were quiet, unobtrusively cheerful and ready for anything. There was at no time paralysis, panic, unclear thinking, faulty or confused judgment, or self-seeking in any one of them.
  --
  The saint is one who knows that every moment of our human life is a moment of crisis; for at every moment we are called upon to make an all-important decisionto choose between the way that leads to death and spiritual darkness and the way that leads towards light and life; between interests exclusively temporal and the eternal order; between our personal will, or the will of some projection of our personality, and the will of God. In order to fit himself to deal with the emergencies of his way of life, the saint undertakes appropriate training of mind and body, just as the solther does. But whereas the objectives of military training are limited and very simple, namely, to make men courageous, cool-headed and co-operatively efficient in the business of killing other men, with whom, personally, they have no quarrel, the objectives of spiritual training are much less narrowly specialized. Here the aim is primarily to bring human beings to a state in which, because there are no longer any God-eclipsing obstacles between themselves and Reality, they are able to be aware continuously of the divine Ground of their own and all other beings; secondarily, as a means to this end, to meet all, even the most trivial circumstances of daily living without malice, greed, self-assertion or voluntary ignorance, but consistently with love and understanding. Because its objectives are not limited, because, for the lover of God, every moment is a moment of crisis, spiritual training is incomparably more difficult and searching than military training. There are many good solthers, few saints.
  We have seen that, in critical emergencies, solthers specifically trained to cope with that kind of thing tend to forget the inborn and acquired idiosyncrasies with which they normally identify their being and, transcending selfness, to behave in the same, one-pointed, better-than-personal way. What is true of solthers is also true of saints, but with this important difference that the aim of spiritual training is to make people become selfless in every circumstance of life, while the aim of military training is to make them selfless only in certain very special circumstances and in relation to only certain classes of human beings. This could not be otherwise; for all that we are and will and do depends, in the last analysis, upon what we believe the Nature of Things to be. The philosophy that rationalizes power politics and justifies war and military training is always (whatever the official religion of the politicians and war makers) some wildly unrealistic doctrine of national, racial or ideological idolatry, having, as its inevitable corollaries, the notions of Herrenvolk and the lesser breeds without the Law.

1.03 - Preparing for the Miraculous, #Preparing for the Miraculous, #George Van Vrekhem, #Integral Yoga
  of or a projection from it, a stepping beyond humanity into
  the superhumanity of the supramental principle. Above all,
  --
  were a projection of power. And it has now become some-
  thing habitual ... In one of the old entretiens, I said when I

1.03 - .REASON. IN PHILOSOPHY, #Twilight of the Idols, #Friedrich Nietzsche, #Philosophy
  is projected into all things--in this way, alone, the concept "thing"
  is created. Being is thought into and insinuated into everything as

1.03 - Supernatural Aid, #The Hero with a Thousand Faces, #Joseph Campbell, #Mythology
  smoke, projected through the hole. Looking down into the cham
  ber they saw an old woman, the Spider Woman, who glanced up

1.03 - The House Of The Lord, #Twelve Years With Sri Aurobindo, #Nirodbaran, #Integral Yoga
  I have mentioned that Sri Aurobindo used to keep his upper body always bare. In this, as in many other habits, he was very much an Indian, though he was brought up in English ways. For instance, he was not accustomed to use slippers in the room. He always went about barefoot. When a pair of slippers was offered to him, he said, "I don't use them. Let them be given to Nolini who likes shoes." During severe cold weather we have seen him use only a chaddar. But it intrigued me very much to see that he kept his feet always exposed, projecting out of the wrap. It seems odd, for our feet feel the cold more than other parts. Did it imply that at all moments, even at night, the feet of the Divine must be available as the haven of refuge to the needy and the devoted? It may not be too fantastic to suppose that many beings came in their subtle bodies to offer their pranams at his feet. My hypothesis is not altogether a fiction, for we have now learnt from the Mother that Sri Aurobindo has built a home in the subtle-physical plane and many of us visit him at night in our subtle bodies. She has also told us that we visit her or she visits us during our sleep. In the morning she has often asked, "Do you know anything about it?" Well, as all this is true, surely beings could also come in their subtle forms to do pranam to Sri Aurobindo. "But why bare feet?" one may ask. "That is the Indian custom", would be my, answer.
  "Did he sleep at night?" was the question very often asked. To all appearance he did sleep and quite sufficiently. The Mother and he always insist on observing normal rules of health. We must eat well and sleep well, So, if there was a physical need for food, there could be a need for sleep as with us, but with a difference. For our sleep is a heavy plunge into inconscience where we forget everything, whereas a Yogi sleeps awake. There is also a state in which the physical body is apparently asleep, while the subtle body goes out visiting various persons in their sleep. The Mother has said that she does most of the subtle work in this way at night. Sri Aurobindo wrote to me, "In former days when she was spending the night in a trance and out working in the Ashram, she brought back with her the knowledge of all that was happening to everybody... I often know from her what has happened before it is reported by anyone."

1.03 - The Sephiros, #A Garden of Pomegranates - An Outline of the Qabalah, #Israel Regardie, #Occultism
  " Gods " are the forces of Nature ; their " Names " are the laws of Nature ; they are therefore eternal, omnipresent, and omnipotent - only, however, for the cycle of time, almost infinite though it be, wherein they are manifested or projected.
  The names of the Gods are important, for, according to magical doctrine, to know the name of an intelligence is at once to possess peculiar control of it. Prof. W. M. Flinders
  --
  Tipharas completes the trinity of Sephiros constituting the second Triad, which in turn projects itself still further
   into matter forming a third Triad in the following manner.

1.03 - The Sunlit Path, #On the Way to Supermanhood, #Satprem, #Integral Yoga
  So at night, alone in his room, he looks again at those brief seconds that shine inexplicably, that even radiate as though projecting beyond themselves, suffusing everything they touch with drops of their light; the man in brown, the absurd poster, the ray of sun on a park bench are as if imbued with special life, captured, photographed down to the least detail they live, they are. All the rest is like dust swallowed up into a limbo of nonexistence. Yet there was no thinking in him, no feeling, no memory, not even any I, especially not any I; it was the one second when all that was gone, when he had stumbled upon a rather dizzying non-I.
  Then the vain walker discovers something else. He notices that those scattered little drops of light (is it light? it is rather like a sudden eruption into something else, a vibration so swift it escapes our habitual perceptions and colorful translations; it vibrates, it is something vibrating, like a note of another music for which we have no ear yet, colored brush strokes of another country for which we have no eyes yet), those tiny little landmarks of a blind geography, are indestructible, as it were. They live and go on living long after they have passed by, as if they never passed away. And indeed they never pass away; they are the only thing that does not pass. It seems as if that little tear there, in front of that poster or park bench, that sudden stare before nothing, maintains its own intensity; that drop of something else, that sudden little cry for nothing, goes on being, as if it had settled into a secret cleft in us and kept on vibrating and vibrating, one drop added to another without ever dissipating, without ever being lost; and it keeps building up and building up like an unfailing reservoir in us, a haven in the making, a set of batteries gradually being charged with another intensity, and which is like a beginning of being. We begin to set out upon the sunlit path.

1.03 - The Syzygy - Anima and Animus, #Aion, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  2 What, then, is this projection-making factor? The East calls
  it the "Spinning Woman" x - Maya, who creates illusion by her
  --
  24 In the case of the son, the projection-making factor is iden-
  tical with the mother-imago, and this is consequently taken to
  be the real mother. The projection can only be dissolved when
  the son sees that in the realm of his psyche there is an imago not
  --
  * 6 The projection-making factor is the anima, or rather the
  unconscious as represented by the anima. Whenever she appears,
  --
  and women, and accordingly I have called the projection-mak-
  ing factor in women the animus, which means mind or spirit.
  --
  difficult to become conscious of one's anima/animus projections
  than to acknowledge one's shadow side. One has, of course, to
  --
  ceit, resentment, etc., but in the case of projections all sorts of
  purely intellectual difficulties are added, quite apart from the
  contents of the projection which one simply doesn't know how
  to cope with. And on top of all this there arises a profound
  --
  37 So if we set it up as a kind of requirement that projections
  should be dissolved, because it is wholesomer that way and in
  --
  dissolve the projection. And there are always optimists who be-
  lieve that the golden age can be ushered in simply by telling peo-
  --
  to which the anima/animus projections belong, and the moral
  and intellectual exertions that are needed to dissolve them. Not
  all the contents of the anima and animus are projected, how-
  ever. Many of them appear spontaneously in dreams and so on,
  --
  contents which, when withdrawn from projection, can be in-
  tegrated into consciousness. To this extent, both figures repre-

1.03 - The Tale of the Alchemist Who Sold His Soul, #The Castle of Crossed Destinies, #Italo Calvino, #Fiction
  Now there was still The Wheel of Fortune to interpret, one of the most complicated images in the whole tarot game. It could mean simply that fortune had turned in Faust's direction, but this explanation seemed too obvious for the alchemist's narrative style, always elliptical and allusive. On the other hand, it was legitimate to suppose that our doctor, having got possession of the diabolical secret, conceived a monstrous plan: to change into gold all that was changeable. The wheel of the Tenth Arcanum would then literally mean the toiling gears of the Great Gold Mill, the gigantic mechanism which would raise up the Metropolis of Precious Metal; and the human forms of various ages seen pushing the wheel or rotating with it were there to indicate the crowds of men who eagerly lent a hand to the project and dedicated the years of their lives to turning those wheels day and night. This interpretation failed to take into account all the details of the miniature (for example, the animalesque ears and tails that adorned some of the revolving human figures), but it was a basis for interpreting the following cards of cups and coins as the Kingdom of Abundance in which the City of Gold's inhabitants wallowed. (The rows of yellow circles perhaps evoked the gleaming domes of golden skyscrapers that flanked the streets of the Metropolis.)
  But when would the established price be collected by the Cloven Contracting Party? The story's two final cards were already on the table, placed there by the first narrator: the Two of Swords and Temperance. At the gates of the City of Gold armed guards blocked the way to anyone who wished to enter, to prevent access to the Cloven-hooved Collector, no matter in what guise he might turn up. And even if a simple maiden, like the one in the last card, were to approach, the guards made her halt.

1.03 - To Layman Ishii, #Beating the Cloth Drum Letters of Zen Master Hakuin, #unset, #Zen
  Hakuin's building and publishing projects. Most of the half-dozen or so other letters that Hakuin wrote Ishii are expressions of gratitude for donations and gifts received, or services rendered. In one letter, Hakuin thanks Ishii for a large supply of cut tobacco that Ishii had sent to fuel Hakuin's wellknown pipe habit. A long verse Hakuin sent Ishii, one of the most remarkable pieces in the Poison
  Blossoms collection, is an expression of thanks for two large boulders Ishii had donated to the Shinji gardens. The verse is filled with vivid images describing the progress of the unwieldy objects as they are rafted down from the foothills of Mount Fuji, landed on the coast near Hara village, then manhandled overl and to Shin-ji, making us feel the excitement and impatience Hakuin experienced as he awaited their arrival (a translation is found in The Religious Art of Zen Master Hakuin, 129-

1.04 - A Leader, #Words Of Long Ago, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  So you will come and see us again, wont you? Bring us your projects and the plans for your pamphlet. We shall talk about all that again in more detail.
  Yes, I shall come back, as soon as I have started my work, as soon as possible. I shall be so happy to see you again and to continue our conversation.

1.04 - Descent into Future Hell, #The Red Book Liber Novus, #unset, #Zen
  96. In his lecture at the ETH on June 14, 1935, Jung commented (partially in reference to this fantasy, which he referred to anonymously): "The sun motif appears in many places and times and the meaning is always the same-that a new consciousness has been born. It is the light of illumination which is projected into space. This is a psychological event; the medical term
  "hallucination" makes no sense in psychology: / The Katabasis plays a very important role in the

1.04 - GOD IN THE WORLD, #The Perennial Philosophy, #Aldous Huxley, #Philosophy
  Every individual being, from the atom up to the most highly organized of living bodies and the most exalted of finite minds may be thought of, in Ren Gunons phrase, as a point where a ray of the primordial Godhead meets one of the differentiated, creaturely emanations of that same Godheads creative energy. The creature, as creature, may be very far from God, in the sense that it lacks the intelligence to discover the nature of the divine Ground of its being. But the creature in its eternal essenceas the meeting place of creatureliness and primordial Godheadis one of the infinite number of points where divine Reality is wholly and eternally present. Because of this, rational beings can come to the unitive knowledge of the divine Ground, non-rational and inanimate beings may reveal to rational beings the fulness of Gods presence within their material forms. The poets or the painters vision of the divine in nature, the worshippers awareness of a holy presence in the sacrament, symbol or imagethese are not entirely subjective. True, such perceptions cannot be had by all perceivers, for knowledge is a function of being; but the thing known is independent of the mode and nature of the knower. What the poet and painter see, and try to record for us, is actually there, waiting to be apprehended by anyone who has the right kind of faculties. Similarly, in the image or the sacramental object the divine Ground is wholly present. Faith and devotion prepare the worshippers mind for perceiving the ray of Godhead at its point of intersection with the particular fragment of matter before him. Incidentally, by being worshipped, such symbols become the centres of a field of force. The longings, emotions and imaginations of those who kneel and, for generations, have knelt before the shrine create, as it were, an enduring vortex in the psychic medium, so that the image lives with a secondary, inferior divine life projected on to it by its worshippers, as well as with the primary divine life which, in common with all other animate and inanimate beings, it possesses in virtue of its relation to the divine Ground. The religious experience of sacramentalists and image worshippers may be perfectly genuine and objective; but it is not always or necessarily an experience of God or the Godhead. It may be, and perhaps in most cases it actually is, an experience of the field of force generated by the minds of past and present worshippers and projected on to the sacramental object where it sticks, so to speak, in a condition of what may be called second-hand objectivity, waiting to be perceived by minds suitably attuned to it. How desirable this kind of experience really is will have to be discussed in another section. All that need be said here is that the iconoclasts contempt for sacraments and symbols, as being nothing but mummery with stocks and stones is quite unjustified.
  The workmen still in doubt what course to take,

1.04 - Religion and Occultism, #Words Of The Mother III, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  Pre-vision: the power of projecting ones consciousness into the future.
  * *

1.04 - The Crossing of the First Threshold, #The Hero with a Thousand Faces, #Joseph Campbell, #Mythology
  land, etc.) are free fields for the projection of unconscious con
  tent. Incestuous libido and patricidal destrudo are thence reflected

1.04 - The Divine Mother - This Is She, #Twelve Years With Sri Aurobindo, #Nirodbaran, #Integral Yoga
  In the previous chapters I have given some indications about her power of organisation, her foresight, her practical wisdom in the limited field concerning Sri Aurobindo's personal needs. Now let me cite some instances to illustrate her method of working in the larger context of the Ashram, those which I came to know in Sri Aurobindo's presence. Her mind, when she had decided upon a project, would concentrate on it and not relax until it was accomplished or stood on a sound basis. In the same manner she would deal with several projects in the course of the day. She could be single-pointed and many-faceted at the same time. It is the way with all great men of action, I believe.
  Take, for instance, the construction of Golconde. I am not going to enter into an elaborate description of its development. Considering that our resources in men and money were then limited, how such a magnificent building was erected is a wonder. An American architect with his Japanese and Czechoslovakian assistants foregathered. Old buildings were demolished, our sadhaks along with the paid workers laboured night and day and as if from a void, the spectacular mansion rose silently and slowly like a giant in the air. It is a story hardly believable for Pondicherry of those days. But my wonder was at the part the Mother played in it, not inwardly which is beyond my depth but in the daylight itself. She was in constant touch with the work through her chosen instruments. As many sadhaks as possible were pressed into service there; to anyone young or old asking for work, part time, whole time, her one cry: "Go to Golconde, go to Golconde." It was one of her daily topics with Sri Aurobindo who was kept informed of the difficulties, troubles innumerable, and at the same time, of the need of his force to surmount "them. Particularly when rain threatened to impede or spoil some important part of the work, she would invoke his special help: for instance, when the roof was to be built. How often we heard her praying to Sri Aurobindo, "Lord, there should be no rain now." Menacing clouds had mustered strong, stormy west winds blowing ominously, rain imminent, and torrential Pondicherry rain! We would look at the sky and speculate on the result of the fight between the Divine Force and the natural force. The Divine Force would of course win: slowly the Fury would leash her forces and withdraw into the cave. But as soon as the intended object was achieved, a deluge swept down as if in revenge. Sri Aurobindo observed that that was often the rule. During the harvesting season too, S.O.S. signals would come to Sri Aurobindo through the Mother to stop the rain. He would smile and do his work silently. If I have not seen any other miracle, I can vouch for this one repeated more than once. During the roof-construction, work had to go on all night long and the Mother would mobilise and marshal all the available Ashram hands and put them there. With what cheer and ardour our youth jumped into the fray at the call of the Mother, using often Sri Aurobindo's name to put more love and zeal into the strenuous enterprise! We felt the vibration of a tremendous energy driving, supporting, inspiring the entire collective body. This was how Golconde, an Ashram guest house, was built, one of the wonders of modern architecture lavishly praised by many visitors. Let me quote the relevant portion of a letter from Sri Aurobindo, written in 1945 with regard to Golconde:
  --
  Now we come to a different field of activity altogether, one whose place in Yoga will be strongly challenged, especially when the Mother herself used it as a means of sadhana: her playing tennis. I won't discuss the issue, for the quotation cited above gives the answer. Before she started playing tennis the Mother joined our young group in playing table-tennis. When a young boy asked her if he could install a table in his house for the game, the Mother replied, "Why not at Nanteuil?[4] then I can come and play too." He was much surprised and delighted at the divine proposal! She must have found it a good light exercise as well as an admirable means of contact with the young set which was gradually increasing; it was perhaps also her yogic means of action upon them. After a year or so the Mother decided to have a tennis court. She might have felt that she needed some more brisk exercise in the open air. She often talked of her project to Sri Aurobindo. One day we heard that the entire wasteland along the north-eastern seaside was taken on a long lease from the Government and a part of it would be made into tennis courts and the rest into a playground. One cannot imagine now what this place was like before. It was one of the filthiest spots of Pondicherry, full of thistles and wild undergrowth, an open place for committing nuisance as well as a pasture for pigs! The stink and the loathsome sight made the place a Stygian sore and a black spot on the colonial Government. The Mother changed this savage wasteland into a heavenly playground, almost a supramental transformation of Matter. The sea-front was clothed in a vision of beauty and delight. If for nothing else, for this transformation at least, Pondicherry should be eternally grateful to the Mother. But who remembers the past? Gratitude is a rare human virtue. I was particularly very happy, first, because I was fond of tennis; secondly, I fancied that Yoga would be now made easy. Who could ever think of tennis in Yoga! But woe to me, how it completely upset my balance!
  All this, however, is by the way. My point was to demonstrate the Mother's method of working. As soon as the plot was acquired, she went about the work in her usual one-pointed manner. And what a job it was! To build a long rampart against the surges of the sea was itself a gigantic enterprise for a private institution like our Ashram without any income of its own. But I shall confine myself to the construction of the tennis courts only. She did not count the expense; men and money were freely employed, for the courts had to be made ready within a minimum period of time. We have observed that when the Mother feels the need for a work to be done, she goes ahead, confident that the required resources will come. In the present case, there was also the question of the right worker to see the project through. The Mother said to Sri Aurobindo, "I know there is one man who can do it." It was Monoranjan Ganguli, a sadhak. I saw him at this work and was really amazed at his wonderful devotion to the Mother, his determination to fulfil the trust she had placed in him. He supervised the operation with unfailing love and duty and cool temper, making the tennis ground his home and passing many sleepless nights sitting on a stool. When I asked him why he should be in such a hurry, he replied, "Mother wants it so. I must finish it within the appointed time." "Is it possible? Only a few days are left!" I voiced my doubt. "Oh, I must!" and he did. A singular feat indeed, and again the Mother's right choice.
  When the courts were ready, there followed a change in our programme. Henceforth Sri Aurobindo's noon meal was served earlier so that the Mother could go out by 5.00 p.m. She would come to Sri Aurobindo's room dressed in her specially designed tennis costume. She played for about an hour with a number of young people in turn, even took part in tournaments. From there she came to the Playground and, after another bout of crowded activities, returned to the Ashram at about 8.00 or 9.00 p.m.

1.04 - The Sacrifice the Triune Path and the Lord of the Sacrifice, #The Synthesis Of Yoga, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  But as the consciousness deepens, he becomes aware that this is only a first frontal appearance. For he finds that it is by the silent support, permission or sanction of this witness soul in him that this executive nature can work intimately or persistently upon his being; if the soul withdraws its sanction, the movements of Nature in their action upon and within him become a wholly mechanical repetition, vehement at first as if seeking still to enforce their hold, but afterwards less and less dynamic and real. More actively using this power of sanction or refusal, he perceives that he can, slowly and uncertainly at first, more decisively afterwards, change the movements of Nature. Eventually in this witness soul or behind it is revealed to him the presence of a Knower and master Will in Nature, and all her activities more and more appear as an expression of what is known and either actively willed or passively permitted by this Lord of her existence. Prakriti herself now seems to be mechanical only in the carefully regulated appearance of her workings, but in fact a conscious Force with a soul within her, a self-aware significance in her turns, a revelation of a secret Will and Knowledge in her steps and figures. This Duality, in aspect separate, is inseparable. Wherever there is Prakriti, there is Purusha; wherever there is Purusha, there is Prakriti. Even in his inactivity he holds in himself all her force and energies ready for projection; even in the drive of her action she carries with her all his observing and mandatory consciousness as the whole support and sense of her creative purpose. Once more the seeker discovers in his experience the two poles of existence of One Being and the two lines or currents of their energy negative and positive in relation to each other which effect by their simultaneity the manifestation of all that is within it. Here too he finds that the separative aspect is liberative; for it releases him from the bondage of identification with the inadequate workings of Nature in the Ignorance. The unitive aspect is dynamic and effective; for it enables him to arrive at mastery and perfection; while rejecting what is less divine or seemingly undivine in her, he can rebuild her forms and movements in himself according to a nobler pattern and the law and rhythm of a greater existence. At a certain spiritual and supramental level the Duality becomes still more perfectly Two-in-one, the Master Soul with the Conscious Force within it, and its potentiality disowns all barriers and breaks through every limit. Thus this once separate, now biune Duality of Purusha-Prakriti is revealed to him in all its truth as the second great instrumental and effective aspect of the Soul of all souls, the Master of existence, the Lord of the Sacrifice.
  On yet another line of approach the seeker meets another corresponding but in aspect distinct Duality in which the biune character is more immediately apparent,the dynamic Duality of Ishwara-Shakti. On one side he is aware of an infinite and self-existent Godhead in being who contains all things in an ineffable potentiality of existence, a Self of all selves, a Soul of all souls, a spiritual Substance of all substances, an impersonal inexpressible Existence, but at the same time an illimitable Person who is here self-represented in numberless personality, a Master of Knowledge, a Master of Forces, a Lord of love and bliss and beauty, a single Origin of the worlds, a self-manifester and self-creator, a Cosmic Spirit, a universal Mind, a universal Life, the conscious and living Reality supporting the appearance which we sense as unconscious inanimate Matter. On the other side he becomes aware of the same Godhead in effectuating consciousness and power put forth as a self-aware Force that contains and carries all within her and is charged to manifest it in universal Time and Space. It is evident to him that here there is one supreme and infinite Being represented to us in two different sides of itself, obverse and reverse in relation to each other. All is either prepared or pre-existent in the Godhead in Being and issues from it and is upheld by its Will and Presence; all is brought out, carried in movement by the Godhead in power; all becomes and acts and develops by her and in her its individual or its cosmic purpose. It is again a Duality necessary for the manifestation, creating and enabling that double current of energy which seems always necessary for the world-workings, two poles of the same Being, but here closer to each other and always very evidently carrying each the powers of the other in its essence and its dynamic nature. At the same time by the fact that the two great elements of the divine Mystery, the Personal and the Impersonal, are here fused together, the seeker of the integral Truth feels in the duality of Ishwara-Shakti his closeness to a more intimate and ultimate secret of the divine Transcendence and the Manifestation than that offered to him by any other experience.

1.04 - The Self, #Aion, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  The projection-making factor, for instance, has undeniable
  reality. Anyone who insists on denying it becomes identical with
  --
  appear at all except as projections upon our fellow human be-
  ings. As for the self, it is completely outside the personal sphere,
  --
  painstaking work as well as the integration of many projections
  are generally required before the full range of the symbol can
  --
  established between the ego and projected contents now formu-
  lated as "metaphysical" ideas. Unfortunately, as already said,

1.04 - The Silent Mind, #Sri Aurobindo or the Adventure of Consciousness, #Satprem, #Integral Yoga
  which becomes capable of projecting itself at will onto any point of the universal reality and learning there what it needs to know.
  In this silent transparency, we will soon make another discovery,

1.052 - Yoga Practice - A Series of Positive Steps, #The Study and Practice of Yoga, #Swami Krishnananda, #Yoga
  Likewise, under limited conditions we temporarily exclaim our feelings of brotherliness and friendliness with things of the world, but these feelings are projected by conditions. When the conditions are lifted, the feelings also get lifted. Such a state of mind is unfit for yoga. But when the very same object that has been wrongly regarded as a thing of attachment becomes an object of possession exclusively, it can also liberate the soul. One of the principles of yoga is that any object in this world has two characteristics: enjoyment and bondage on one side, and experience and liberation on the other side.
  This philosophy of the twofold character of an object is vastly emphasised in the Tantra Shastra, where nothing in this world is to be regarded as evil, unnecessary, useless or meaningless everything has a meaning of its own. And, the seed of this philosophy is recognised in a sutra of Patanjali himself: bhogpavargrtham dyam (II.18). The drisya, or the object, is for two purposes: for our enjoyment and bondage, and, under different conditions, also for our freedom.

1.056 - Lack of Knowledge is the Cause of Suffering, #The Study and Practice of Yoga, #Swami Krishnananda, #Yoga
  Now, what happens in dream? This ignorance of what we really are does not simply keep quiet like that. We are not simply in a sleepy condition where we are completely oblivious of our true nature. There is a mischievous activity taking place simultaneously with this ignorance, and that is what is called the dream perceptions. Not only are we not allowed to know what we really are, but we are told that we are what we are not. This is a terrible type of brainwashing that is going on there, where we become stupid to the utmost, and become totally helpless. We become a tool of forces over which we can have absolutely no control. This is what happens to us in dream. We have forgotten what we really are, and are seeing something which is not there. Then we cling to it, run after it, believe in its reality and then cry for it, and get involved in it as if that is the only reality. So there is a tremendous vikshepa or projection, a violent rajasic activity taking place a tempestuous wind that blows in a wrong direction as a consequence of the dark clouds covering the light of knowledge. Thus avidya, or ignorance, which is the obscuration of the knowledge of our true nature, at the same time produces a counter-effect that is deleterious to the knowledge of our own being the perception of a wrong externality, as happens in dream.
  We know how fantastically and frantically we run about in dream for the purpose of fulfilment of the desires manifest in the dream mind and the avoidance of the pain that is also manifest there. The joys and sorrows, the loves and hatreds of the dream world become so real that the experiencing unit there gets involved in it, gets submerged into it and becomes one with it, which is the direct effect of the forgetfulness of what one really is in waking. This is exactly what has happened in the waking condition also. This so-called waking consciousness is similar to the dream condition as far as its structure and mode of operation is concerned. This external activity of the mind in waking life, this engagement of the mind in the objects of sense and this pursuit of pleasure and avoidance of pain in life are the consequences of the obscuration of the knowledge of what we really are. That is avidya.

1.057 - The Four Manifestations of Ignorance, #The Study and Practice of Yoga, #Swami Krishnananda, #Yoga
  The cause of all the problems that have to be encountered in yoga was mentioned as ignorance avidya. This ignorance functions in many ways, and it can be detected only by its ways of working. Patanjali mentions its principle projectiles, by which it binds the individual to phenomenal experience. There are principally four ways in which it works, though in detail it can work in many other ways also. The first action of ignorance is to create a consciousness of the not-Self. The Self appears as the not-Self this is the first blow it gives. Then, the impermanent looks permanent another blow is given over that. Next, pain looks like pleasure a third blow. Lastly, the impure looks pure. Four hits are given, and then down we go. This is the definition of avidya given by the sutra of Patanjali: anitya auci dukha antmasu nitya uci sukha tma khyti avidy (II.5).
  It is not true that things are really outside us, but we are made to believe that it is so. This is a basic trait of avidya, and this is the most difficult thing to understand. It is the strongest of weapons and, therefore, it is the last thing that we can get rid of. Because of the very difficulty of the nature of the case, we have naturally to take up the easier ones first, and the stronger ones have to be dealt with subsequently. But, when we actually touch a difficulty, we will find that each one has its own peculiarity, and none can be regarded as inferior or superior to the other. Every problem is unique in its nature; it has a speciality of its own. Every day we see people being born and people passing away. Any day, anything can happen. There is impermanence reigning supreme as a law of the transition of the world process.
  --
  This ignorance is like this peculiar sleeping crane which is ready to pounce upon its objects, and it will not allow us to be in peace. As was mentioned previously, unless the cause is tackled properly and treated, there is no use merely catching hold of the effects. These effects are like ambassadors who have come merely to convey the message of the government to which they belong. There is no use in talking to the ambassador with a wry face or in language which is unbecoming, as he is only a representative of the force that is there behind him. The force is something different, and what we see with our eyes is a different thing altogether. But yet, we are likely to mistake these effects for the causes, and then it is that we practise wrong tapas. We may stand on one leg but it will not help us, though it is a tapas, no doubt. We may sit in the sun, we may drink cold water and take a bath in cold water in winter. All these treatments of the effects will produce only a temporary suppression of their manifestations. But suppressing the effects is not the treatment of the cause, because the cause pushes the effect, and as long as the living force of the cause is present, the possibility of the effects getting projected on to the surface again and again is always there.
  These manifestations of avidya cannot be overcome by ordinary individual effort, because all efforts are the effects of this avidya itself. It requires a superior insight; a higher mind has to come into operation. How it comes into operation, we cannot say. Sometimes it comes like a flash and opens up the inner vision, and tells us that there is a faculty in us which is superior to ordinary intellect. It is this inward faculty in us that tells us the distinction that exists between the permanent and the impermanent, and the proper relationship between the not-Self and the Self.
  --
  It is not possible to deny all relationship, because of the fact of perception. If I am completely oblivious of the existence of people outside, of things outside, of the world around me, then of course the question may not arise. But I see the world, I see people, I see things as completely different from me. So I feel a necessity to conduct myself in a particular manner in respect of these existences outside me. This manner is raga-dvesa like and dislike a peculiar, subtle relationship that we project for the purpose of stabilising this individuality and keeping it secure in the light of the presence of other individuals also. Here begins what is called social life.
  Social life is nothing but a set-up of living which has been agreed upon by different individuals in a group for the purpose of mutual sustenance, coordination and security, as no individual can be secure by itself in the light of the presence of other individuals because each individual is a centre of egoism, a principle of intense self-affirmation which denies the reality of every other individual. The meaning of individuality or egoism is the denial of value to others, and sometimes the force of denial becomes so intense that it comes to the surface as conflict, as warfare. Whether it is through words or actually in fight, internally there is a feeling of irreconcilability among individuals. They are not really friends, because their very existence is an irreconcilability; it is an untenability; it is a denial of the truths which prevail in the midst of this apparent diversity.

1.05 - BOOK THE FIFTH, #Metamorphoses, #Ovid, #Poetry
  Had broke her fast, and all her projects spoil'd.
  As in the garden's shady walk she stray'd,

1.05 - CHARITY, #The Perennial Philosophy, #Aldous Huxley, #Philosophy
  The distinguishing marks of charity are disinterestedness, tranquillity and humility. But where there is disinterestedness there is neither greed for personal advantage nor fear for personal loss or punishment; where there is tranquillity, there is neither craving nor aversion, but a steady will to conform to the divine Tao or Logos on every level of existence and a steady awareness of the divine Suchness and what should be ones own relations to it; and where there is humility there is no censoriousness and no glorification of the ego or any projected alter-ego at the expense of others, who are recognized as having the same weaknesses and faults, but also the same capacity for transcending them in the unitive knowledge of God, as one has oneself. From all this it follows that charity is the root and substance of morality, and that where there is little charity there will be much avoidable evil. All this has been summed up in Augustines formula: Love, and do what you like. Among the later elaborations of the Augustinian theme we may cite the following from the writings of John Everard, one of those spiritually minded seventeenth-century divines whose teachings fell on the deaf ears of warring factions and, when the revolution and the military dictatorship were at an end, on the even deafer ears of Restoration clergymen and their successors in the Augustan age. (Just how deaf those ears could be we may judge by what Swift wrote of his beloved and morally perfect Houyhnhnms. The subject matter of their conversations, as of their poetry, consisted of such things as friendship and benevolence, the visible operations of nature or ancient traditions; the bounds and limits of virtue, the unerring rules of reason. Never once do the ideas of God, or charity, or deliverance engage their minds. Which shows sufficiently clearly what the Dean of St. Patricks thought of the religion by which he made his money.)
  Turn the man loose who has found the living Guide within him, and then let him neglect the outward if he can! Just as you would say to a man who loves his wife with all tenderness, You are at liberty to beat her, hurt her or kill her, if you want to.

1.05 - Christ, A Symbol of the Self, #Aion, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  description of unconscious contents. Quispel's view of projection calls for the
  critical remark that projection does not do away with the reality of a psychic
  content. Nor can a fact be called "unreal" merely because it cannot be described
  --
  fantasy projects cannot avoid being anthropomorphic and are
  admitted to be so; hence they are capable of psychological elu-

1.05 - THE HOSTILE BROTHERS - ARCHETYPES OF RESPONSE TO THE UNKNOWN, #Maps of Meaning, #Jordan Peterson, #Psychology
  voice said: If ether does not exist, then everything is gone! This old man had unconsciously projected
  his idea of God into ether. Ether was his god, and if he did not have that then there was nothing left. The
  --
  everywhere in life, for we could not recognize anything without projection; but it is also the main
  obstacle to the truth. If one meets an unknown woman, it is not possible to make contact without
  --
  At first, one has to project, or there is no contact; but then one should be able to correct the
   projection, and it is the same not only as regards human beings, but everything else also. The projection
  apparatus must of necessity work in us. Nothing can even be seen without the unconscious projection
  factor. That is why, according to Indian philosophy, the whole of reality is a projection which it is, in a
  subjective matter of speaking.590
  The idea of projection that is, the idea that scientific systems of thought have unconsciousaxioms is
  clearly related to the notion of paradigmatic thinking, as outlined by Kuhn, to wide general acclaim. Jung
  --
  other, which of course would be unconscious projection, but there was no definite intention or tradition.
  Therefore one could say that in alchemy, projections were made [hypotheses were generated] most
  naively and unprogrammatically, and completely uncorrected.
  --
  wonderful subject for the projection of destructive factors, since in certain connections its effects are
  poisonous. Acid substances were also dangerous, but, on the other hand, being corrosive and a means of
  --
  notice that that was not natural science but contained a lot of projection, if looked at from a modern
  chemical standpoint.
  --
  ideas. Analysis of that thought, projected upon matter (just as we interpret matter in the light of our
  own, current and therefore invisible theories) therefore means interpretation of fantasy means analysis of
  --
  from their almost invariably futile projects.610
  The alchemical fantasy provided (and still provides) the motive power for the empirical endeavor, just
  --
  In this alchemical procedure we can easily recognize the projection of the transformation process: the
  aging of a psychic dominant is apparent from the fact that it expresses the psychic totality in an everdiminishing degree. One can also say that the psyche no longer feels wholly contained in the dominant,
  --
  traditional modes of realization, where the meditant projects himself into some prescribed form, the selfknowledge alluded to by Maier is a projection into the empirical self as it actually is. It is not the self
  we like to imagine ourselves to be after carefully removing all the blemishes, but the empirical ego just
  --
  break loose when the black waters of chaos i.e., the unconsciousness of projection have swallowed
  up the king.629
  --
  (i.e., is about to project himself into the elements). His shadow falls upon the earth, but his image is
  reflected in the water. This kindles the love of the elements, and he himself is so charmed with the
  --
  for the unknown] symbolize the unconscious state of an invisible content that is projected. Inasmuch as
  such a content belongs to the total personality, and is only apparently severed from its context by
   projection, there is always an attraction between conscious mind and projected content. Generally it
  takes the form of a fascination. This, in the alchemical allegory, is expressed by the Kings cry for help
  --
  see the likeness of his projected contents to the dogmatic images [which were in fact likely utilized by
  the instinctual procedure], and he might have been tempted to assume that his ideas were nothing else
  --
  LeDoux, J.E., Sakaguchi, A., & Reis, D.J. (1984). Subcortical efferent projections of the medial geniculate
  nucleus mediate emotional responses conditioned to acoustic stimuli. Journal of Neuroscience, 4, 683698.
  --
  the phylogenetically ancient serotonergic brainstem projections [see Doty, R. W. (1989)]).
  Epileptic seizures, often accompanied by strange perceptual, emotional and cognitive changes, run the gamut from
  --
  experience, can be expressed only by metaphor and yet cannot be dismissed or reduced to projections of something
  else. Ordinary consciousness is so possessed by the either-or contrast of subject and object that it finds difficulty in
  --
  be shown to be a projection of an individuation process, the subject of which, however, is the people, the chosen
  collectivity, and not the individual. In the collective projection, history appears as the collective representation of
  destiny; the crisis is manifested in the projection of the ways which characterize the Last Days; and the
  transformation, as the Last Judgment, death and resurrection. Similarly, the transfiguration and conquest of the self
  --
  is projected as life in a re-created and renewed world governed by the king-Adam-anthropos-self at its center
  Neumann, E. (1968). p. 408.

1.06 - Being Human and the Copernican Principle, #Preparing for the Miraculous, #George Van Vrekhem, #Integral Yoga
  Consciousness and has an aim, directed or projected by the
  cosmic Purusha. This Sri Aurobindo called the Supramental

1.06 - BOOK THE SIXTH, #Metamorphoses, #Ovid, #Poetry
  And his projecting soul admits no rest.
  And now, impatient of the least delay,

1.06 - Dhyana, #Liber ABA, #Aleister Crowley, #Philosophy
  24:It will be conceded that we have given a very rational explanation of the greatness of great men. They had an experience so overwhelming, so out of proportion to the rest of things, that they were freed from all the petty hindrances which prevent the normal man from carrying out his projects.
  25:Worrying about clothes, food, money, what people may think, how and why, and above all the fear of consequences, clog nearly every one. Nothing is easier, theoretically, than for an anarchist to kill a king. He has only to buy a rifle, make himself a first-class shot, and shoot the king from a quarter of a mile away. And yet, although there are plenty of anarchists, outrages are very few. At the same time, the police would probably be the first to admit that if any man were really tired of life, in his deepest being, a state very different from that in which a man goes about saying he is tired of life, he could manage somehow or other to kill someone first.

1.06 - MORTIFICATION, NON-ATTACHMENT, RIGHT LIVELIHOOD, #The Perennial Philosophy, #Aldous Huxley, #Philosophy
  Ltat cest moi, says the tyrant; and this is true, of course, not only of the autocrat at the apex of the pyramid, but of all the members of the ruling minority through whom he governs and who are, in fact, the real rulers of the nation. Moreover, so long as the policy which gratifies the power lusts of the ruling class is successful, and so long as the price of success is not too high, even the masses of the ruled will feel that the state is themselvesa vast and splendid projection of the individuals intrinsically insignificant ego. The little man can satisfy his lust for power vicariously through the activities of the imperialistic state, just as the big man does; the difference between them is one of degree, not of kind.
  No infallible method for controlling the political manifestations of the lust for power has ever been devised. Since power is of its very essence indefinitely expansive, it cannot be checked except by colliding with another power. Hence, any society that values liberty, in the sense of government by law rather than by class interest or personal decree, must see to it that the power of its rulers is divided. National unity means national servitude to a single man and his supporting oligarchy. Organized and balanced disunity is the necessary condition of liberty. His Majestys Loyal Opposition is the loyalest, because the most genuinely useful section of any liberty-loving community. Furthermore, since the appetite for power is purely mental and therefore insatiable and impervious to disease or old age, no community that values liberty can afford to give its rulers long tenures of office. The Carthusian Order, which was never reformed because never deformed, owed its long immunity from corruption to the fact that its abbots were elected for periods of only a single year. In ancient Rome the amount of liberty under law was in inverse ratio to the length of the magistrates terms of office. These rules for controlling the lust for power are very easy to formulate, but very difficult, as history shows, to enforce in practice. They are particularly difficult to enforce at a period like the present, when time-hallowed political machinery is being rendered obsolete by rapid technological change and when the salutary principle of organized and balanced disunity requires to be embodied in new and more appropriate institutions.

1.06 - The Ascent of the Sacrifice 2 The Works of Love - The Works of Life, #The Synthesis Of Yoga, #Sri Aurobindo, #Integral Yoga
  Spirit; a Truth acts which is beyond and greater than the action itself or its apparent forms and impulses, beyond and greater than mind or life-force or body, although it may take for the immediate purpose a mental, a vital or a physical appearance. It is when there is this death of desire and this calm equal wideness in the consciousness everywhere, that the true vital being within us comes out from the veil and reveals its own calm, intense and potent presence. For such is the true nature of the vital being, pran.amaya purus.a; it is a projection of the Divine Purusha into life, - tranquil, strong, luminous, many-energied, obedient to the Divine Will, egoless, yet or rather therefore capable of all action, achievement, highest or largest enterprise. The true
  Life-Force too reveals itself as no longer this troubled harassed divided striving surface energy, but a great and radiant Divine

1.06 - THE FOUR GREAT ERRORS, #Twilight of the Idols, #Friedrich Nietzsche, #Philosophy
  at the root of all things. Man projected his three "inner facts of
  consciousness," the will, the spirit, and the ego in which he believed

1.06 - The Sign of the Fishes, #Aion, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  written in the heavens by projection, so as then, "when the time
  was fulfilled," to coincide with the symbols produced by the

1.072 - The Jinn, #Quran, #unset, #Zen
  8. We probed the heaven, and found it filled with stern guards and projectiles.
  9. We used to take up positions to listen in; but whoever listens now finds a projectile in wait for him.
  10. We do not know whether ill is intended for those on earth, or if their Lord intends goodness for them.

1.07 - A Song of Longing for Tara, the Infallible, #How to Free Your Mind - Tara the Liberator, #Thubten Chodron, #unset
  suffering. Anything onto which we project inherent existencewhe ther ourselves or other people, the environment or things around usis in the nature
  of suffering. Because we interpolate a false way of existence on them and
  --
  worthwhile projects. He recently gave the nuns in Mundgod, India, money
  for a new debating ground because they dont receive as many offerings as the

1.07 - THE GREAT EVENT FORESHADOWED - THE PLANETIZATION OF MANKIND, #The Future of Man, #Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, #Christianity
  more complicated grouping of matter. projected
  forward, this law of recurrence makes it possible

1.07 - The Literal Qabalah (continued), #A Garden of Pomegranates - An Outline of the Qabalah, #Israel Regardie, #Occultism
  The ten Archetypal Sephiros project themselves into the
  World of Briah, a plane less spiritual and less abstract.
  --
  In the Formative World, which is the plane of the Astral forces, the ideas are projected still further, being clothed here in a design or model form of electric and magnetic matter. The astral substance is an omnipresent and all- permeating fluid of extremely subtile matter, of substance in a highly tenuous state, and in the process of further evolution, it produces, and acts as the substratum to, the material world, which is a copy of the astral in more dense and gross material.
  In this manner, should a large number of triads be re- quired for comparative purposes - such as may be required for the attri buting of the triadic categories of the Hegelian
  --
  Kronos or Time was attri buted. Thus Binah links up with the Kantian category of Time. Thp Sphere of the Zodiac is a correspondence of Chokmah, and is, in a certain respect, a concretion of the idea of Space. We have, therefore, the whole Universe as the lower seven Sephiros, projected and existing in Time and Space, or Chokmah and Binah, which are the functions of the integrating faculty of the Ego or
  Keser. The student will find it no difficult matter to corre- late the remaining Kantian categories, or forms of the activity of the thinking ego, to the Sephirothal Tree.

1.07 - The Magic Wand, #The Practice of Magical Evocation, #Franz Bardon, #Occultism
  The actual purpose of a magic wand is to help the magician project his will into any sphere or plane. He may have a wand 1. to influence any being, no matter if human or animal, 2. to cure people from diseases and to do away with bad, unfavourable influences, 3. to evoke high intelligences and to invoke demons and spirits. To say that the magic wand symbolizes the absolute power of the magician is truly justified. The person having fully comprehended the mystery of the magic wand in its magnitude will never do his operations of ritual magic without this implement. It would lead too far, if I tried to state here all the possibilities of the magic wand. For the intelligent student these hints will suffice and will serve as guiding principles. His knowledge will be enlarged by ample meditation.
  The magic wand is a condenser, no matter what material it is 41 made of or in which way it is manufactured. Charged with the will of the magician, it expresses a certain power. It may be a simple one (the usual type of wand) or a complicated one. All the wands carved out of wood are regarded as simple wands. But only a special kind of wood, suiting the purpose, may be used. Thus, hazelnut or willow are to be used for a wishing-wand. The wishing-wand is a modification of the magic wand. Though a wand made of ash-wood may be used as a magic wand for all magical operations the magician, when carrying out operations of ritual magic, will only charge it for the purpose of curing people.

1.08 - BOOK THE EIGHTH, #Metamorphoses, #Ovid, #Poetry
  Soon she contriv'd in her projecting mind
  A plague severe, and piteous in its kind

1.08 - Independence from the Physical, #Sri Aurobindo or the Adventure of Consciousness, #Satprem, #Integral Yoga
  etc. Secondly, an independence from the senses: since the consciousness-force is now released from its immediate absorption in our mental, vital and physical activities, it can extend beyond the bodily frame and, through a kind of inner projection, contact things,
  beings, and events at a distance. Generally, we have to be in a state of sleep or hypnosis to be able to see at a distance, whether in space or in time, and to be free from the surrounding sensations, but these primitive and cumbersome methods are wholly unnecessary when the mental turmoil has ceased and we control our consciousness.

1.08 - Introduction to Patanjalis Yoga Aphorisms, #Raja-Yoga, #Swami Vivkenanda, #unset
  Before going into the Yoga aphorisms I shall try to discuss one great question, upon which rests the whole theory of religion for the Yogis. It seems the consensus of opinion of the great minds of the world, and it has been nearly demonstrated by researches into physical nature, that we are the outcome and manifestation of an absolute condition, back of our present relative condition, and are going forward, to return to that absolute. This being granted, the question is: Which is better, the absolute or this state? There are not wanting people who think that this manifested state is the highest state of man. Thinkers of great calibre are of the opinion that we are manifestations of undifferentiated being and the differentiated state is higher than the absolute. They imagine that in the absolute there cannot be any quality; that it must be insensate, dull, and lifeless; that only this life can be enjoyed, and, therefore, we must cling to it. First of all we want to inquire into other solutions of life. There was an old solution that man after death remained the same; that all his good sides, minus his evil sides, remained for ever. Logically stated, this means that man's goal is the world; this world carried a stage higher, and eliminated of its evils, is the state they call heaven. This theory, on the face of it, is absurd and puerile, because it cannot be. There cannot be good without evil, nor evil without good. To live in a world where it is all good and no evil is what Sanskrit logicians call a "dream in the air". Another theory in modern times has been presented by several schools, that man's destiny is to go on always improving, always struggling towards, but never reaching the goal. This statement, though apparently very nice, is also absurd, because there is no such thing as motion in a straight line. Every motion is in a circle. If you can take up a stone, and project it into space, and then live long enough, that stone, if it meets with no obstruction, will come back exactly to your hand. A straight line, infinitely projected must end in a circle. Therefore, this idea that the destiny of man is progressing ever forward and forward, and never stopping, is absurd. Although extraneous to the subject, I may remark that this idea explains the ethical theory that you must not hate, and must love. Because, just as in the case of electricity the modern theory is that the power leaves the dynamo and completes the circle back to the dynamo, so with hate and love; they must come back to the source. Therefore do not hate anybody, because that hatred which comes out from you, must, in the long run, come back to you. If you love, that love will come back to you, completing the circle. It is as certain as can be, that every bit of hatred that goes out of the heart of a man comes back to him in full force, nothing can stop it; similarly every impulse of love comes back to him.
  On other and practical grounds we see that the theory of eternal progression is untenable, for destruction is the goal of everything earthly. All our struggles and hopes and fears and joys, what will they lead to? We shall all end in death. Nothing is so certain as this. Where, then, is this motion in a straight line this infinite progression? It is only going out to a distance, and coming back to the centre from which it started. See how, from nebulae, the sun, moon, and stars are produced; then they dissolve and go back to nebulae. The same is being done everywhere. The plant takes material from the earth, dissolves, and gives it back. Every form in this world is taken out of surrounding atoms and goes back to these atoms. It cannot be that the same law acts differently in different places. Law is uniform. Nothing is more certain than that. If this is the law of nature, it also applies to thought. Thought will dissolve and go back to its origin. Whether we will it or not, we shall have to return to our origin which is called God or Absolute. We all came from God, and we are all bound to go back to God. Call that by any name you like, God, Absolute, or Nature, the fact remains the same. "From whom all this universe comes out, in whom all that is born lives, and to whom all returns." This is one fact that is certain. Nature works on the same plan; what is being worked out in one sphere is repeated in millions of spheres. What you see with the planets, the same will it be with this earth, with men, and with all. The huge wave is a mighty compound of small waves, it may be of millions; the life of the whole world is a compound of millions of little lives, and the death of the whole world is the compound of the deaths of these millions of little beings.

1.08 - Origin of Rudra: his becoming eight Rudras, #Vishnu Purana, #Vyasa, #Hinduism
  "Having thus spoken to his beloved spouse, the mighty Maheśvara created from his mouth a being like the fire of fate; a divine being, with a thousand heads, a thousand eyes, a thousand feet; wielding a thousand clubs, a thousand shafts; holding the shell, the discus, the mace, and bearing a blazing bow and battle-axe; fierce and terrific, shining with dreadful splendour, and decorated with the crescent moon; clothed in a tiger's skin, dripping with blood; having a capacious stomach, and a vast mouth, armed with formidable tusks: his ears were erect, his lips were pendulous, his tongue was lightning; his hand brandished the thunderbolt; flames streamed from his hair; a necklace of pearls wound round his neck; a garland of flame descended on his breast: radiant with lustre, he looked like the final fire that consumes the world. Four tremendous tusks projected from a mouth which extended from ear to ear: he was of vast bulk, vast strength, a mighty male and lord, the destroyer of the universe, and like a large fig-tree in circumference; shining like a hundred moons at once; fierce as the fire of love; having four heads, sharp white teeth, and of mighty fierceness, vigour, activity, and courage; glowing with the blaze of a thousand fiery suns at the end of the world; like a thousand undimmed moons: in bulk like Himādri, Kailāsa, or Meru, or Mandara, with all its gleaming herbs; bright as the sun of destruction at the end of ages; of irresistible prowess, and beautiful aspect; irascible, with lowering eyes, and a countenance burning like fire; clothed in the hide of the elephant and lion, and girt round with snakes; wearing a turban on his head, a moon on his brow; sometimes savage, sometimes mild; having a chaplet of many flowers on his head, anointed with various unguents, and adorned with different ornaments and many sorts of jewels; wearing a garland of heavenly Karnikāra flowers, and rolling his eyes with rage. Sometimes he danced; sometimes he laughed aloud; sometimes he stood wrapt in meditation; sometimes he trampled upon the earth; sometimes he sang; sometimes he wept repeatedly: and he was endowed with the faculties of wisdom, dispassion, power, penance, truth, endurance, fortitude, dominion, and self-knowledge.
  "This being, then, knelt down upon the ground, and raising his hands respectfully to his head, said to Mahādeva, 'Sovereign of the gods, command what it is that I must do for thee.' To which Maheśvara replied, Spoil the sacrifice of Dakṣa.' Then the mighty Vīrabhadra, having heard the pleasure of his lord, bowed down his head to the feet of Prajāpati; and starting like a lion loosed from bonds, despoiled the sacrifice of Dakṣa, knowing that the had been created by the displeasure of Devī. She too in her wrath, as the fearful goddess Rudrakālī, accompanied him, with all her train, to witness his deeds. Vīrabhadra the fierce, abiding in the region of ghosts, is the minister of the anger of Devī. And he then created, from the pores of his skin, powerful demigods, the mighty attendants upon Rudra, of equal valour and strength, who started by hundreds and thousands into existence. Then a loud and confused clamour filled all the expanse of ether, and inspired the denizens of heaven with dread. The mountains tottered, and earth shook; the winds roared, and the depths of the sea were disturbed; the fires lost their radiance, and the sun grew pale; the planets of the firmament shone not, neither did the stars give light; the Ṛṣis ceased their hymns, and gods and demons were mute; and thick darkness eclipsed the chariots of the skies[5].

1.08 - Psycho therapy Today, #The Practice of Psycho therapy, #Carl Jung, #Psychology
  the projection of the parental imagos from external reality. This operation
  is one of the most difficult tasks of modern psycho therapy. At one time it
  --
  from the state of projection and withdrawn from the external world, they
  continue, like everything else acquired in early childhood, to retain their
  original freshness. With the withdrawal of the projection they fall back
  into the individual psyche, from which indeed they mainly originated.
  --
  imagos are no longer projected, let us turn to another question: Is this
  problem, which has been brought to light by modern psycho therapy, a new
  --
  when the parental imagos are withdrawn from projection. The detachment
  of these imagos from certain persons who carry the projection isundoubtedly possible and belongs to the stock in trade of
  psycho therapeutic success. On the other hand the problem becomes more
  --
  complete withdrawal of the projection will be followed by an apparently
  endless isolation within the ego, which is all the more burdensome because
  --
  it. Accordingly the projection can and should be withdrawn only step by
  step. The integration of the contents split off in the parental imagos has an
  --
  the releasing of the ego from its ties with the projection and of these the
  transference to the doctor plays the principal partinvolves the risk that
  --
  same ego-dissolving projections as before.
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  --
  imagos can now be projected upon the State as the universal provider and
  the authority responsible for all thinking and willing. The ends of science
  --
  are all based on the original projection of psychic contents, it gave to each
  individual man the dignity of an immortal soul, whereas in earlier times
  --
  by putting an end to the projection of the highest values of the individual
  soul upon the king or other dignitaries. The innate will to consciousness, to
  --
  a supramundane goal which should redeem him from the compulsive forceof his projections upon this world, whose ruler is the spirit of darkness.
  And it gave him an immortal soul that he might have a fulcrum from
  --
  withdrawal of projections, is narrowed, because society, a mere condition
  of human existence, is set up as a goal. Society is the greatest temptation to

1.08 - The Four Austerities and the Four Liberations, #On Education, #The Mother, #Integral Yoga
  In social life, in addition to the words that concern material life and occupations, there will be those that express sensations, feelings and emotions. Here the habit of outer silence proves of valuable help. For when one is assailed by a wave of sensations or feelings, this habitual silence gives you time to reflect and, if necessary, to regain possession of yourself before projecting the sensation or feeling in words. How many quarrels can be avoided in this way; how many times one will be saved from one of those psychological catastrophes which are only too often the result of uncontrolled speech.
  Without going to this extreme, one should always control the words one speaks and never allow ones tongue to be prompted by a movement of anger, violence or temper. It is not only the quarrel that is bad in its results, but the fact of allowing ones tongue to be used to project bad vibrations into the atmosphere; for nothing is more contagious than the vibrations of sound, and by giving these movements a chance to express themselves, one perpetuates them in oneself and in others.
  Among the most undesirable kinds of idle talk must also be included everything that is said about others.
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  What had been projected into space had to be brought back to itself without, however, annihilating the universe which had thus been created. That is why love burst forth, the irresistible power of union.
  It brooded over the darkness and the inconscience; it was scattered and fragmented in the bosom of unfathomable night. And then began the awakening and the ascent, the slow formation of Matter and its endless progression. It is indeed love, in a corrupted and darkened form, that is associated with all the impulses of physical and vital Nature, as the urge behind all movement and all grouping, which becomes quite perceptible in the plant kingdom. In trees and plants, it is the need to grow in order to obtain more light, more air, more space; in flowers, it is the offering of their beauty and fragrance in a loving efflorescence. Then, in animals, it is love that lies behind hunger and thirst, the need for appropriation, expansion, procreation, in short, behind every desire, whether conscious or not. And among the higher species, it is in the self-sacrificing devotion of the female to her young. This brings us quite naturally to the human race in which, with the triumphant advent of mental activity, this association reaches its climax, for it has become conscious and deliberate. Indeed, as soon as terrestrial development made it possible. Nature took up this sublime force of love and put it at the service of her creative work by linking and mixing it with her movement of procreation. This association has even become so close, so intimate, that very few human beings are illumined enough in their consciousness to be able to dissociate these movements from each other and experience them separately. In this way, love has suffered every degradation, it has been debased to the level of the beast.

1.08 - The Splitting of the Human Personality during Spiritual Training, #Knowledge of the Higher Worlds, #Rudolf Steiner, #Theosophy
   person wards off a physical blow that is aimed at him. In the supersensible world, hatred becomes a visible phenomenon, but the clairvoyant can only perceive it in so far as he is able to project outwards the force lying in his feeling, just as the ordinary person directs outwards the receptive faculty of his eye. And what is said of hatred applies also to far more important phenomena of the