Simplicity | 221 | Index to The Inward Morning

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The Inward Morning
Narrative sections:
Streams, seas, and mountains
Swamping ......42
Building a dam ...... 44f.
Rowing …….. 45-51
Rogue River boatman…82
Fishing the Gualala ……86
Canadian Rockies:….. 139
The North Fork … 171
At Sea ....... 176-193
Awakening to things,
others, and ourselves
Rain on Mt. Lu……..92
Driving to Mexico…102
Rain and sunlight….108
The Boston Museum...226
Sounding of bells………229
Christmas wilderness....71
Drift of my thinking……74
Writing authentically…79
Informed by the sea….121
Wilderness vocation . 128
Awakening .... 154f.
Utter simplicity ... 170
Night at sea ... 177
Song of a bird…. 193
Prowling in books ..... 197
Manner of man…...210
True stillness ………221
Fellow creatures …… 224
Suicide planes …………. 225
Flock of Geese .... 227
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The Inward Morning
Narrative sections:
Streams, seas, and mountains
Swamping ......42
Building a dam ...... 44f.
Rowing …….. 45-51
Rogue River boatman…82
Fishing the Gualala ……86
Canadian Rockies:….. 139
The North Fork … 171
At Sea ....... 176-193
Awakening to things,
others, and ourselves
Rain on Mt. Lu……..92
Driving to Mexico…102
Rain and sunlight….108
The Boston Museum...226
Sounding of bells………229
Christmas wilderness....71
Drift of my thinking……74
Writing authentically…79
Informed by the sea….121
Wilderness vocation . 128
Awakening .... 154f.
Utter simplicity ... 170
Night at sea ... 177
Song of a bird…. 193
Prowling in books ..... 197
Manner of man…...210
True stillness ………221
Fellow creatures …… 224
Suicide planes …………. 225
Flock of Geese .... 227
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absolute.... 37, 60-62, 64, 75f, 131-133,
151, 155, 157, 178; "somewhat
absolute" 131, 133f
abstraction……40, 52, 97, 103, 137
absurd, inane...43, 75, 112, 126f., 156,
159, 163; and contingency 142
accomplishment, achievement .. 66, 69,
150, 170, 180
action... 37-37, 52, 71, 85, 103, 107-8,
127, 129, 134, 141, 143, 147, 149, 167,
175, 182, 201, 203, 205, 211, 216, 221,
227
affirmation (vs disillusion) ... 52, 74,
106, 110, 115, 123f., 126, 137f, 15658, 162, 178, 197, 201, 203, 210, 228f.
vs. assertion 177-20
agency, self-control….110, 214, 222f.
alienation, estrangement...33, 39, 94,
100, 127, 132, 159, 165
analogy, symbol…….105, 163, 217
Anderson, John.....76
Annapurna .. 199, 224
Aristotle .... 37, 62, 64, 87, 98, 104, 115,
122, 166f, 213f
art & philosophy .. 33, 104, 112, 117,
129, 132, 151, 167, 170, 174, 223 (cf
beauty, the aesthetic)
aspiration to, from ... 103
autonomy, self-sufficiency .. 73, 91,
120, 123, 127
availability (cf readiness)
awakening, dawn .. 33, 40, 47, 52, 61,
91, 96, 102f, 121, 128, 129, 130, 154,
159, 161f, 175, 202
awe ... 164, 172 (cf wonder)
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bearing witness, testimony…33 63, 74,
80f., 96, 123, 156f, 216, 232
beauty, the aesthetic ... 104, 113, 121,
132, 151, 167, 169, 174 (cf art &
philosophy, music, poetry)
Beethoven ... 112
behind/beyond, realities… 163
belief-in/belief-that ... 37, 60, 67, 71
believe in our hearts ... 107f
Berkeley………217
betrayal ... 208
blessing, blessedness ... 71, 128, 146, 212
Browne ... 123
Buber .. 134
Buddhist thought….75, 125, 194, 198,
208, 215 (cf Zen, Suzuki)
Bugbee…(previous work)…53, 75, 141,
162, 175, 212
call …. 59, 64, 68, 101, 116, 128, 141, 146,
154 221 (cf vocation)
Camus .. 126, 172
care....120, 137, 210 (cf concern)
Cassirer .. 75
certainties……35, 36, 102, 132, 134, 161,
175, 196
Cezanne 129
Chekhov…… 102, 126
choice …… 62f., 66, 68f, 127, 179, 180,
(cf. decision)
Christian tradition ... 105, 107, 214f (cf
Psalms, religion)
Claudel …… 78f,
closed circuit… 99, 168f, 174f
co-existence, sacrament of ... 159, 209
(cf communion)
commemoration, rejoicing in
things....126
commitment……..42, 52, 59, 69, 85, 100,
126, 141, 151, 206
communication (vs. ineffability) .. 224
community, communion, standing
together…36, 61f, 66, 73, 80, 83,
107, 123, 125, 126f., 136, 140, 156,
159, 178, 209, 216, 219f, 224,
compassion .... 66, 172, 208, 220
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concern … 109, 102, 120, 150f, 174, 210,
216, 228; concern for, from 219 (cf
care)
Conrad .. 53, 172
contemplation/meditation..37, 78, 102,
113, 129, 133, 139f., 167, 174 (cf.
prayer)
contingency…..142
creation .... 86, 105f, 121, 163, 222-24,
participate in 219, 223f, 227, 229 (cf
"fromness")
Cummings, E. E. ... 166
dawn (cf awakening)
de jure force…….98f, 101, 103, 107 (cf
necessity)
death ... 11, 64, 110, 114f, 129, 168, 172f,
224f, 231 (cf perishing)
decision…62, 66, 68f, 101, 112, 117-119,
121, 126, (cf choice)
demonstration…38f, 62f, 69, 99, 124,
129, 133, 148, 152-154, 159, 174
Descartes .. 91, 95
description ... 55, 103, 107, 176
destiny ……. 73, 80, 110, 142-146, 194f.,
196, 200, 214f., 221, 224f, 228
Dewey .... 33, 36, 134, 203-207
divine nature (Cf God)
disillusion (cf affirmation)
doctrine…36, 53, 70, 81, 90, 120f, 125,
130, 139, 160, 176, 196f, 200f
Doughty, Charles…141
Eckhart……37, 53, 71, 75, 80-82, 106,
122f., 155, 172, 195, 206
ecstasis, standing forth….106, 126, 130,
137, 141, 148, 155, 159, 162, 185, 224
Einstein ... 169
elation, depression ... 122, 231 (cf
happiness)
Eliot, T S ... 120
Emerson .. 131
Emmanuel, Pierre ... 161
ephemerality ….. 40, 56, 71, 100, 108,
122, 129, 131, 135, 143, 200, 229,
Epictetus ... 109, 214
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Epicureans ... 72, 109 (cf Stoics &
Epicureans)
equality....59, 66f, 69, 71, 121
essential truth .... 169, 173f, 199f, 202f;
in action & reflection 201, 203;
informing the will 201 (cf truth)
essentialist thought ... 127, 161, 216
eternity ... 37, 56, 102, 129, 135., 136f.,
158, 162f., 194
ethical thought ... 54, 69, 70, 143 (cf
Aristotle, excellence, Hume, Kant,
Sartre, Stoics, Socratres,
Utilitarians, fact/value)
Everest … 53 (cf Annapurna)
everyday world……33, 63, 76, 92, 129,
131, 154, 159, 161, 202, 212
evil ... 66, 200, 224 (cf theodicy)
excellence, virtue ... 64, 73, 171, 214
existential thought ... 125, 225 (cf Sartre,
Camus, Marcel)
experiential ideas, ... 82, 87, 105, 120,
147, 151, 161, 170, 204, 214, 216;
philosophy, 41, 57, 77, 98, 124f, 154,
166, 170, 174, 203, 217
explanation ... 38f, 53, 128, 143, 174,
222, 229
fact/value ... 130-32, 137, 151, 176
faith ... 36, 55f, 56-61, 64, 81, 102, 124,
125, 130, 170, 177, 208, 220, 227;
and reason ... 81
fate (cf destiny)
Faulkner …… 17-19, 171
feeling .. 53, 107, 109, 111, 120, 130, 177
finality ... 75, 117, 131, 132, 141, 149ff,
154, 156, 162, 163, 174-76, 194, 207f,
211f, 220, 227, 231
fluency, flow ... 33f, 41, 52, 81f, 83, 102,
118, 122, 143
freedom…….80, 104, 127, 145, 174, 212,
232
Freud ..... 67
fromness ... 85, 103, 105 (cf creation)
generosity…..74, 112f, 220
genesis .... 104 (cf creation, fromness)
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gentleness ... 71, 109, 117, 138, 146, 208,
231
gift, of life, of things…70, 77, 81, 102,
128, 158f, 160, 163, 169, 174, 219
Gita .... 92, 155, 215
God, divinity...38, 66, 80f., 84f., 92, 95,
101, 105, 120, 141, 147f., 157, 159f.,
174, 206, 216; nameless-ness of 229
(cf prayer, mystery, religion,
theism)
Gotshalk, R. ... 85
grace .... 82, 102, 120f, 132, 170
gratitude .. 100, 121, 151, 229
Hamlet ..... 221
Handel ..... 138, 231
happiness (satisfaction, joys & sorrows)
.. 55, 73, 120, 122f, 126, 136, 146, 159,
212, 230f (cf elation)
harmonious order ... 104, 170, 173, 216
Hegel ..... 96, 134
Herzog & Terray ... 224
holy place ... 165 (cf sacredness)
hope ..... 170, 177
Horney, K. ..... 88, 123
Hume .. 57, 84, 94, 116, 125, 146-148,
211, 214
humility .. 169, 219
Idealism .. 134, 156
idolatry………88, 137, 156, 218f
immanence…….99, 157
immersion……..41-3, 51f, 108f, 116f,
143
implicit mind ... 99
independence .. 73, 86, 111, 113, 125,
127, 164 (cf communion)
individuality .... 61f, 73, 87, 104, 161,
209, 219 (cf universal)
infinite meaning, importance ... 85, 141,
158, 178, 219, 223
inner/outer……96
integrity ..... 68, 80, 127, 173, 212
interpretation, inter-illuminative...217
intimacy...40, 69, 117, 130, 224
Intuitionism ... 116
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James, W ... 59, 203-207, 217, 225
Jaspers ... 145, 224
Job .... 200, 226
Jung ... 108, 155
justice, of suffering ... 67 (cf evil,
theodicy)
Kafka ......... 143
Kant ..... 60-2, 67, 69, 98, 120, 142, 146,
150-157, 211ff
Kemp-Smith ... 160
Kierkegaard .. 69, 94f, 167, 196f.,
knowledge ... 63-65, 76, 85, 95-99, 130,
132f, 160, 175, 196, 198f, 200, 205;
levels of 85; under-standing, 96f, (cf
prediction)
Lear ..... 87
Lewis, C. I. .. 101, 175f, 203, 211
live and move and have our being...
152, 169
love ... 76, 94f, 102, 106, 117, 129, 136f,
170, 197 (cf care, concern)
luck, good/bad….. 67, 142
Mahler ......... 162
Mallory ... 53
Marcel ... 36, 40, 55f, 59f, 69f, 78f, 87-91,
103, 113, 124f, 131, 164, 167, 170,
196, 212, 223f, 232
Materialism ... 135
meaning ... 34, 40f, 52, 83, 100f, 143, 147,
156, 167, 169, 178, 202, 223, 229f;
inexhaustibility of 223f
meditation of place ... 139 (cf
contemplation, prayer)
Melville, Moby Dick .. 141, 163f, 225
memory .. (cf recollection)
metaphysical thinking .. 52, 143, 146,
166f
Mill ....... 107, 211
Miller, A ....... 195
moral necessity ... 127 (cf necessity)
music ..... 84, 139, 154, 231 (cf song,
Beethover, Handel, Mahler)
mystery ..... 67, 76, 126, 131, 156, 169f,
177, 209, 223, 225; the genuine
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religious mystery 160, non-ineffable
224
mysticism ..... 202, 224
Naturalism (naturalists) …. 116, 130,
141, 156, 160
necessity ... 92, 101, 103f, 111f, 117-119,
126, 142f, 147-152, 154, 175 (cf de
jure, absurd)
neti-neti ..... 159
Niebuhr, Richard ….115, 217
Nietzsche .... 135
no-thing .... 102, 126
objective/subjective .. 40f, 55, 57, 94,
98f, 127, 128f, 130, 132, 164, 168,
176, 210f, 217, 231
obligation ... 53, 55, 68, (cf necessity)
old and new and ageless ... 102, 129,
135 (cf eternity)
omnirelevant meaning...52, 104, 113,
132, 209
Oppenheimer, R .... 169
optimism/pessimism ... 122, 196, 224,
(cf affirmation)
otherness...165, 219
Pascal ...... 59
Peirce ...... 107
perception ... 33, 52, 101f, 129f, 132f,
174, 209, 227
perishing, ….64, 74f, 83, 110, 114f, 129,
136-38, 231 (cf death)
persons......40f, 61, 68, 74, 90f, 107, 126f,
154-56, 159, 170f, 196, 198, 216; and
simplicity 154f, 170 (cf self)
pessimism (cf optimism, absurdity)
philosophy ... 33f, 40, 58, 77-80, 96, 98f,
107f, 113, 120, 125, 139f, 160f, 166169, 174, 196, 201, 203, 217, 229, 231
Picard ..... 83
Pindar ...... 100, 108
place ..... 71f, 92, 94, 101f, 139, 165
Plato/Socrates…..62-78, Cephalus 7378
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plentitide of reality ... 167; of
significance 178, 223f (cf meaning,
reality)
poetry, poem ... 33, 92f, 121, 223 (cf
beauty, the aesthetic)
Positivists ..... 35, 96
Pragmatism .... 203-207
prayer (meditation)……70, 143, 214,
226, 229
prediction/prophecy .. 142, 144.
presence .. 39f, 76, 139, 155f., 174-76,
217, 226, (cf things, vs objects)
problem ... 131, 167
Prometheanism ...... 125, 165
Proust ... 56, 105, 132 (cf recollection)
Psalms 23, [121] ... [116], 214
purity, innocence .... 71, 87, 102, 123,
171, 174, 206, 224, 226, 230
Pythagoras ...... 135
Rationalism/Empiricism .. 61, 90, 98,
132
readiness (availability)..56, 61, 69, 73,
90f, 102, 112, 194, 209, 221
reality ... 101, 103, 116, 125, 128f, 143,
163, 171, 199
reasons .. 52, 82, 174, 206;
reasonableness in action 81-3, 202
(cf explanation)
rebirth.... 59, 76, 87, 129, 172, 197, 211,
227
receptivity, openness ... 40, 55, 70, 102,
112, 133, 171, 174, 176, 178, 231
recollection/remembrance….42, 55,
77f., 94, 104, 105f, 115, 132, 154, 170,
174f, 177f.
reconciliatory power .. 132
reflection/understanding…56, 104,
129, 131, 139, 140f.,142, 147, 175,
200f., 203, 205, 208, 220, 229
religion ... 155, 158-60, 217-19; and
philosophy 160, 217 (cf God,
prayer)
reportorial stance ... 98, 101
respect ... 106, 129, 130, 155, 172, 220
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responsibility .. 52, 60, 77, 90f, 101, 111,
116, 127f, 145, 147, 156, 175, 199,
203, 206, 211, 215, 220, 230
responsiveness…….60, 146,196, 198f.,
200, 209f., 215, 224, 229
revelation…….130, 161
reverence……..129, 212f., 219f, 227
Richards, I. A ... 58
rivers….52, 83, 87, 101, 104, 122, 139,
172, 208, 218, 224, 230
Ross, D W ..... 115
Russell ...... 165
Sacco & Vanzetti ..... 115
sacredness, sacrilege .. 67, 159,165, 209,
224
Saint-Exupery ... 114
Santayana ..... 202
Sartre ..... 125-128
science, scienticism .... 57, 75, 124, 160,
169, 176, 204
Scrolls, Chinese…….106, 208, 226
sea….52, 67, 81, 121f., 123, 140f., 156,
162, 169, 175, 178
self ... 63, 79, 87, 90, 110, 125, 127, 156,
198, 214; (cf autonomy, self)
service .. 69, 71, 74, 152, 198f, 229
Shakespeare .. 87, 112, 196, 221
silence……54, 76, 83, 84f, 102, 221, 230
simplicity, integrity .. 36, 73, 90, 103f.,
106, 114, 122, 128, 132, 136, 139, 141,
154, 161, 163, 170-72, 173, 212, 220,
222, 223, 232
Socrates ... (cf Plato)
song .... 41, 43, 45, 47, 54, 71f., 84, 102,
116, 120, 139, 162, 170, 194, 197, 217,
221,
Sophocles, Oedipus ....... 145f (cf
destiny, tragedy)
Spinoza ... 84f, 135-7, 146-8, 154, 170
Stace ........ 157, 231
steadfastness ... 54, 121, 202
Stoics (& Epicureans) .. 72, 109f., 120,
135f
subjective (cf. objective)
supernaturalism ... 116 (cf religion,
theism)
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Suzuki, D. Z. ... 75, 87, 92, 122f., 126,
198
talents ......... 66f, 214
Tao……..155, 194, 221
Teale, A. E. ……153, 211f
teleological ethics .. 207
testimony .... 63, 75, 160, 169, 232 (cf
bearing witness)
theism ... 215-17
theodicy .... 67, 200, 215, 224f
theory .. 34, 36, 40, 57, 70, 81, 87, 139,
161 (cf experiential ideas)
things .. 39, 52, 76, 92, 102, 106, 108,
112f, 126, 128, 130, 132-4, 136,f. 139,
141, 155f., 158-64, 167, 169, 174-6,
194, 197, 208f, 217f, 224, 226, 227,
231; instructed by.. 83, 108, 116f, 121,
140, 141, 181f., 226; vs. objects….41,
77, 127, 156, 217; non-properties of
166, 168 (cf. gift of, independence
of, presence, idolatry, no-thing)
Thoreau….91, 100, 114, 122, 168, 174,
194, 227
Tillich .. 150, 204, 215f, 225,, 228
tragedy .... 87, 106, 146, 195f
transcendence .... 91, 146, 159, 170, 178,
188, 212, 214; of opposites 176, 188,
202, 219, 230f
transfiguration ... 202, 211; of
inclination 212
trusteeship ... 77 (cf gift)
truth (& falsity) .... 42, 78, 102, 123, 128f,
135f, 151, 154, 198f, 201-4; true
deeds 53f; truly given 133, true
decision 101, true perception 129,
132, 170, 174, 209, true position
164, 170, highest truth as indefinite
141; true song 221; liberating truth
120 (cf essential truth)
typological thinking ..... 64, 87, 104, 149,
161, 176, 225
unconditional concern ...151, 174, 218
(cf concern)
unconditional meaning.... 132 (cf
meaning, plentitude)
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understanding (cf reflection)
union ... 136, 138, 171, 173, 188, 216,
231 (cf transcendence of opposites)
universal…33, 61f., 86f, 104, 132, 161,
209, 231,
unknown ... 76, 155f (cf mystery)
utilitarians ... 107, 206, 211
vision ..... 130
vocation... 63f, 116, 128, 145, 221
voice ... 33, 36, 41, 43, 45, 47, 54, 98f.,
108, 113, 120, 125, 139f., 160f., 16668, 174, 203, 216f, 229, 231
Whitehead…106, 112, 115, 137
wholeness, entirety, wholehearted....40, 42, 100, 123, 129, 170,
202, 212 (cf simplicity, integrity)
Wilde, O ... 78
wilderness .... 40, 43, 76, 77, 106, 128,
140f.,154, 163-65, 224
will, the informing of ... 201, 211, 227
Williams, D. ... 93
Williams, W. C…33,120, 221
willingness ... 101, 177, 209 (cf
readiness)
wisdom... 65f, 71f, 203
Wittgenstein ... 125 (dissolving a
problem, 167; held captive by
picture, 97, 173)
wonder .... 33, 34, 79, 92, 102f, 124, 128,
169, 231
Zen ... 33, 52, 75, 106, 121, 155, 197f.,
200f, 222
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