Village: The Village Inn

Discussing quote:

The mind is its own place, and in itself can make heaven of hell, a hell of heaven.

Started by dmarks44 avatar dmarks44

What does this really mean?

maven101 avatarmaven101 said:

Simply put, Free Choice... without free choice there is no control over our perceived status...hence, a bland ennui without meaning ensues... Rationalization requires free choice and honest appraisal. Traditional dissonance theory predicts a spreading apart of chosen and rejected alternatives following a decision.

davs avatardavs said:

The mind creates your reality. It´s up to you how you choose to view the world.

Robertofgoodna avatarRobertofgoodna said:

It is so clear, when you accept that the words "mind", "heaven" and "hell" are representative of human concepts. They have no basis in reality.