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live at a level of consciousness foreclosing the interference from the other loves and their evocation, for whatever purpose, by one while the other cannot join in, and permitting their open admission if required. Such love-relations have a large component of friendship in them which makes them healthy and lasting, sweet and precious. A love-relation can exist entirely absorbed by a total dedication to truth. Both lovers, worshipers of truth, would not see as possible love without truth. Striving to bring themselves to the level of being in which truth is the backbone of the relationship and love its form, they know each other as the perceivers of truth in everything, therefore also in love. They are the devotees of a love which is naked and open without any other movement in it to cast a shadow, a doubt. Truth transcending the couple, love being lived by the couple, the manifestations of truth in that love are what is visible, what makes them what they are in that relationship. Love serves to particularize the pair that went to form that unique couple given to truth in life and the realization of each other in the light brought by the constant working of truth in that relationship. Such a love-relation is not for everyone. Its demands are such that only the most dedicated people can attempt, through and in their being a couple, to be given to its realization. This may be dreamed of by many but there is little chance that the demands of truth can be stood by anyone who holds alive an atom of pride, an atom of egocentricity, an atom of selfpreservation. Whoever does live in such relationship is free of all prehuman remnants in the self, has cleansed his or her psyche of the moves that make one fear exposures. In such a 59 Â

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On Love  

What can be learned about love if one considers it as an energy that is the result of self-awareness? In his essay On Love, Caleb Gattegno a...

On Love  

What can be learned about love if one considers it as an energy that is the result of self-awareness? In his essay On Love, Caleb Gattegno a...

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