There is an old saying that if both of us are just alike, one of us is superfluous.
We may agree in many ways, or not, but there are infinitesimal ways that each of us will see things differently, ingest and mull in our own way and come to different or the same, conclusions. We may have similar upbringings, or not, but we each process differently, cultivate a unique lens.
I continue to marvel at what a miracle life is. It is absolutely amazing, this pulse of blood within us, nourished by leaves, who pump chlorophyll, so similar to our own blood, only with magnesium to make it green as we are filled with iron for red.
I think we are here to rub each other, massage. "This is what I see. What do you see?" We are also taught how to see, and that may bind or block us, so opening to an expanse of just seeing is also a wonderful trick, and why we are here, to experience as much and in as many ways as we can.
In that, we are whole.
I was reminded of this movie today and found this interpretation. I first saw this movie at a preview. I was a student at UCLA and we were given a free presentation if we would fill out a questionnaire with our response. The entire audience was students. It ended. We sat stunned. I remember being dumb-founded, clearly affected, but unsure how to put what I felt onto a piece of paper.
Perhaps this explains why.
I couldn't find Tim Hardin singing Hallelujah, but I did find this.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed.
Today I am altogether without ambition. Where did I get such wisdom?