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Using Death as An Advisor

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A Twist on a Toltec Teaching

One of the sayings of Don Juan, Carlos’ Castaneda’s teacher, was to use death as an advisor. The literal quote reads, “Death is the only wise advisor that we have. Whenever you feel, as you always do, that everything is going wrong and you’re about to be annihilated, turn to your death and ask if that is so. Your death will tell you that you’re wrong; that nothing really…




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