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Why does the Course say “life is thought” when some enlightened teachers say that thought is of the ego?

Q. In Lesson 54, it says “If I did not think I would not exist, because life is thought.” Some enlightened teachers like Eckhart Tolle or Sri Nisargadatta Maharash say that thought is of the ego and that our Self exists in a state of pure being. They claim to not think except when they […]

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Why does Lesson 17 say “I see no neutral things” when Lesson 294 says “My body is a wholly neutral thing”?

Q. How do you explain the difference between Lesson 17, “I see no neutral things,” and Lesson 294, “My body is a wholly neutral thing”? A. There would be a real contradiction if Lesson 17 was “There are no neutral things.” Rather, that lesson is all about how we see things; how our thoughts about […]

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