No Opposites

Our mind is capable of passing beyond the dividing lines
we have drawn for it. Beyond the pairs of opposites of
which the world consists, other, new insights begin. 

Somewhere on a very long list of things you’d be surprised to find out don’t really exist, you’ll find opposites. 

Right out of the gate we can rule out the obvious ones. Short is not the opposite of tall, nor young of old, nor black of white, nor day and night. Absence is not the opposite of presence. Shallow, stupid and crazy are not the opposites of deep, smart and sane. Fast/slow, high/low, good/bad, happy/sad, short/tall, big/small; none of these are opposites, they’re just different. 

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