Context is a Fickle Mistress

The ultimate metaphysical secret … is that there are no boundaries in the universe. Boundaries are illusions, products not of reality but of the way we map and edit reality. And while it’s fine to map out the territory, it is fatal to confuse the two.

– Ken Wilber

We’ve all had that feeling. You return from a life-changing experience, either a vacation, sabbatical, or something entirely different, and within weeks this morphs into merely an experience. This then slowly wears down to just a fond memory, of which you sometimes reminisce at parties….