IMAGINE for a moment that you are dressed as a gorilla for a role in a play. A very strange thing happens though once you put on the gorilla costume – instead of maintaining your human identity – you firmly believe you really are a gorilla so you live like one, sleeping in the trees, eating roots and leaves and madly thumping your chest.

You experience all the emotions of living a jungle life believing it’s your reality, but eventually, as the final act approaches, you are on your death bed fearing that your life as a gorilla will end — which it does. Then you take off the gorilla costume and remember who you really are, a human being playing the part of a gorilla in a story about life in the jungle.

It’s the same with your life story. You are dressed as an ego/body for your role in a play. When the final act ends and you die, you take off your human costume and remember who you really are, an eternal spirit/soul playing the part of a human being in a story about life on earth…


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About Dan Brand

Blog writer and author of Mind WorX-An Inside Story, a philosophical look into life's mysteries.

Posted on May 16, 2013, in RefleXions and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Its like you read my mind! You appear to know a lot about this, like you wrote the book in it or something. I think that you can do with a few pics to drive the message home a little bit, but other than that, this is great blog. A great read. I will certainly be back.

  2. I will immediately grab your rss feed as I can not find your email subscription link or e-newsletter service. Do you have any? Kindly let me know in order that I could subscribe. Thanks.

  3. There is apparently a lot to know about this. I feel you made some good points in features also.

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