Not Think of an Elephant
not think of an elephant. This is an old proverb, that there
is no way not to think of an elephant. The way we do not think
about an elephant is to choose something else to think about
and think about that. The mind can only entertain one thought
at a time, and we can choose that thought. It does take some
wrestling with our mind to achieve sovereignty over which
thought will prevail. Our thought or "elephant."
Our thought or our mind's. This is an exercise in concentration
upon a single thought. Our thought.
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