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06-12-2006, 10:27 AM

"The Universe was born in intimacy,
expanded into immensity, then
incarnated again into the intimacy of Earth.

Out of this intimacy emerges our human identity."

The three eyes of the universe are described as intimacy, immensity, and the third, identity.
This seems to lock into the song, Third Eye, considering the introduction featured on the Salival version:

Throughout human history, as our species has faced the frightening,
terrorizing fact that we do not know who we are, or where we are going in
this ocean of chaos, it has been the authorities, the political, the
religious, the educational authorities who attempted to comfort us by
giving us order, rules, regulations, informing, forming in our minds their
view of reality. To think for yourself you must question authority and
learn how to put yourself in a state of vulnerable, open-mindedness;
chaotic, confused, vulnerability to inform yourself.

Could be sort of a stretch, but perhaps to pry open your third eye is to discover yourself

07-02-2006, 07:29 PM
It's a very cool connotation, thank you.

Fits damn well with the poetry in the song at 7:55.
"...suggest who I might have been,"

Putting the central concept into relation with some form of cosmology also adds a new filter to the "blue as our new second sun" line, though I'm still watching for more anchors for that part. The only solid one, for me, is the opening line of the song: "dreaming of that face again, it's bright, and blue..."

Song times are from the Ænima version even though you referred to the Salival intro.

As for your closing thought there I'd say that discovering yourself is either a pre-requisite for or an immediate side-effect of clearing your vision.

07-24-2006, 03:13 PM
I was once told by my Step Father that artists have one story to tell, and they spend their whole life trying to tell it in a different way. "Reflection, passes over me." Communication through art is so deep.