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  1. A person has the opportunity to direct his attention to his external perceptions, which, thanks to his abstract thinking, can acquire various forms, largely created by himself. But he can also direct his attention to his inner perceptions, which have no concrete forms, are individual and inexplicable.

    Complete immersion in the flow of external events (so much so that even one's own Self takes on a form that can be described like any externally perceived thing), as well as complete immersion in oneself (nirvana), deprives a person of humanity (“in the full sense” of this word). These are extreme states for a person that are unnatural for his nature.

    Only a certain balance that allows a person to simultaneously perceive himself (in an inexplicable individual way) and be present in the external world allows a person to fully experience what is given to him as a person (“in the full sense” of the word).

    And it's a game. That is, while remaining himself, he plays in the world of external events. When he disappears into the stream of external events, he turns from a player into a toy (part of the stream is not even able to see the whole stream as a whole), and the game ends for him just as if he plunged into nirvana.

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