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Alan Watts ☮ The Way of Waking Up

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Published on Aug 18, 2010

What does it mean, to awaken? A short movie narrated by Alan Watts.. "So then, here's the drama. My metaphysics, let me be perfectly frank with you, are that there is the central Self, you could call it God you could call it anything you like. And its all of us. Its playing all the parts of all beings whatsoever everywhere and anywhere.

And its playing the game of hide and seek with itself. It gets lost, it gets involved in the farthest out adventures but in the end it always wakes up, and comes back to itself. And when you're ready to wake up, you're gonna wake up. And if you're not ready your gonna stay pretending that you're poor little me."

Thanks to Mark Watts for permission to put this up: http://alanwatts.com/

Video created by Christopher (Tao & Zen on Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/TaoZen2012

For those who would like to hear Alan Watts speak without any background music, a second version of this video can be found here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCbHg2...

with background music by Kitaro- "Endless Water" and "Tree" from his album "Ki"....

Both songs can be heard at full volume here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIs9ec...

Recommended reading - The Joyous Cosmology, by Alan Watts

http://www.psychedelic-library.org/JC...

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