Although we might once have been, we are now no longer ‘of’ the sea. We can sometimes for short periods of time be in the sea, but we are mostly on the sea, and the sea is on us. We are ‘of’ the air. As surfers, when we are in the water, we are actually on the water, and when we ride a ‘wave’, we are riding an energetic transmutation of the weight of air, specifically, the changing weight of air.
Consider the sea and oceans of the world as a jelly, and the surface of this jelly medium as a skin and lets think of this as our idealized world where we can make generalizations.
The jelly, as a whole, over time, is always at a state of ‘rest’ or equilibrium. It is in a sense magnanimous, and endlessly accommodating of all pressures and forces applied to it. ...
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