Dreams are not sudoku puzzles
“Explaining a joke is like dissecting a frog. It’s not very interesting, and the frog dies in the process.”
The point of "Dissecting and making explicit" is a major reason for me that I see many deconstructive meditation techniques critical. Instead of learning to dance with our imaginative/narrative intuition, some forms of mindfulness want to bring the pixels of our into the explicit control. Transforming us more into a machine than something living. We are embodied myths not clocks to repair.
"You have to get down in the mud of the psyche" - echoes a lot with my recent thinking: instead of trying to transcend all this, I need to burrow deeper.
Hey cool, thanks for this. Loving this 'beyond' twitter manifestation. Could not agree more, although why perpetuate the 'inner images' type framework? And in particular, the phrase: 'flaccidly transmogrifying them into jargon phonemes you learned in freshman psych' is just choice! Go Well, Allan Frater