o           o

                                o     o

    Do these five pebbles _really_ form a pentagon?
    Those biased by the Aneristic Illusion would say yes.
    Those biased by the Eristic Illusion would say no.
    Criss-cross them and it is a star.

    An Illuminated Mind can see all of these, yet he does not insist
that any one is really true, or that none at all is true.  Stars,
and pentagons, and disorder are all his own creations and he may do
with them as he wishes.  Indeed, even so the concept of the number

     Can you chart                      The real reality is there, but
      the COURSE                        everything you KNOW about "it"
          to                           is in your mind and yours to do
        Captain                         with as you like.  Conceptual-
      Valentine's                      ization is art, and YOU ARE THE
      SWEETHEART?                                              ARTIST.

                      Convictions cause convicts.

[Illustration:  a balloon from off-page
reads:  "HEMLOCK?  I never touch the
stuff!"]                             [Illustration:  a young boy
                                     looking through a microscope
                                     at a magazine]
                                     When I was 8 or 9 years old, I
                                     acquired a split beaver magazine.
                                     You can imagine by disappointment
                                     when, upon examination of the
                                     photos with a microscope, I
                                     found that all I could see
                                     was dots.

  7.  Never write in pencil unless you are on a train or sick in bed.

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