Experience of No-Self (B. Roberts)

It was only by investing no value in an experience that I was able to find out its truth or falsity. What is false never lasts; it falls away of its own accord, while what is true remains, because truth does not come and go — it is always there. So long as our experiences come and go and we are investing in them our own values, thoughts and emotions, we’ll never find out if there is any truth in them, for truth is what remains when there are no experiences left.

— Bernadette Roberts, from The Experience of No-Self

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