I am death and the deathless, all that is or is not.–(Krishna) Bahavagad Gita, S. Mitchell tr.

Words create boundaries, boundaries between what is and is not being described. We tend to treat these boundaries as real whether they are realistic or not. In this quote, Krishna observes that God is not limited by the artificial boundaries our words imply. Even saying “God is” creates a boundary in our minds, when in fact no boundary applies.

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