No need to conform.

Symbolising the two "levels" of thinking.

Symbolising the two “levels” of thinking.

Where there is someone we know well and, therefore, whose condition we know quite well, we do not, for the sake of “keeping up appearances”, need to enquire of others as to the state of that person’s health, particularly where the person in question keeps us informed of their state of health when they feel it necessary.

 

Here is an extract with a bearing on this from The Milk Is White:

On the other hand, if we make any decision based on what others may think, we have sold ourselves by handing our well being to others. We make these decisions because of a lack of self esteem in that we are looking to others for approval instead of approving of ourselves and standing on our own two feet in that regard.

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About Ian Gardner

Ian Gardner was born on the 20th February 1934 in Sri Lanka, then Ceylon, and christened Basil Ian Gunewardene. He was born two months prematurely and nearly died five times in his first two months. He moved to Australia in September 1969 where he changed his surname to Gardner. From childhood he had an enquiring mind and an innate interest in the supernatural. Since 1986, nineteen years of meditation, "searching within", reading and revelations have culminated in this free book which has been nine years in the making. Further writings followed and all his writings are available to all on the Internet free of charge. There is more information in the preface of the book.
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