It has been a long time since I believed in Reality. I prefer the loveliness and the terror of my subjective experiences to those coldly scientific explanations which in the long run turn out to be no more real, and far less fun, than my own fantasies and musings.
p. 20 (Even a stone can be a teacher (1985))
One can choose life, or choose death. Having chosen life, I must live it as it is.Sheldon Kopp
We must learn to give ourselves permission to blunder, to fail, and to make fools of ourselves every day for the rest of our lives. We do so in any case.Sheldon Kopp
Maintaining the illusion that I am in control is futile, lonely, and in the long run more always costly than the effort is worth.Sheldon Kopp