[permaculture] Fukuoka saying about knowledge.

Lawrence F. London, Jr. venaurafarm at bellsouth.net
Fri Mar 2 15:49:41 EST 2012


On 3/2/2012 2:57 PM, Dieter Brand wrote:
> This is a recurrent theme with Fukuoka.  I translated a few lines
> from his last work, the Iroha Revolutionary Verses, which he wrote in
> the years before he passed away and in which he said he summarized
> his life’s experience.
>
> Iroha Revolutionary Verses by Fukuoka Masanobu
>
> First of all, throw it all away, the handcuffs of time and the
> shackles of money. … Too much wasted time, too many useless things.
> … Knowledge is not wisdom, collecting knowledge, we destroy wisdom.

Thanks _very much_ for posting this Dieter. I have hardly ever read 
anything as nice and as thoughtful. His writings are unique, fragile, 
timeless and a refuge.

I found this recently:

All that we are is the result of what we have thought. The mind is 
everything. What we think we become.

Buddha


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