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Perfect at every stage

I’m listening to Still the Mind, a compilation of talks by Alan Watts, and I particularly liked this part:

No progress is involved in the transformation of an acorn into an oak. But the acorn is a perfect acorn. And the sapling is a perfect sapling. And the big oak tree is a perfect oak. Which again produces acorns. Perfect acorns. At every stage it is there. Just as in the unfoldment of a musical composition, it is arrived at every stage.

The above was posted to my personal weblog on September 18, 2003. My name is Peter Lindberg and I am a thirtysomething software developer and dad living in Stockholm, Sweden. Here, you’ll find posts in English and Swedish about whatever happens to interest me for the moment.

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