The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing.
imagine if we did things in units of cake, like oh how much do i weigh?? 43 cakes. How far are we from new york??? like 4,000,000 cakes away. How much is that cake? 2 cakes
A single day’s life lived by a man who grasps the impermanence of all conditioned things is worth more than a hundred years lived in blindness and ignorance.