More clear, more pain when out of alignment with reality

With greater clarity, pain is experienced more harshly, more precisely and directly… the unwise feel pain as the stroke of a hair on the hand, but the wise feel pain as the stroke of a hair on the eye.
– Chögyam Trungpa, The Truth of Suffering and the Path of Liberation

With more clarity, there is more pain when we are out of alignment with reality. I have certainly experienced that.

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