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Just as the eye cannot see itself as a second thing apart, so the Overself (which you are) cannot objectify itself, cannot become an object to be looked at or thought about. For in that case you would be dealing with a pretender, while all your thinking could in the end only deliver another thought, not the reality itself.

-- Notebooks Category 22: Inspiration and the Overself > Chapter 3 : The Overself's Presence > # 216