‘Well, I think it’s actually uncomfortable un-knowing ourselves. [laughs] It is this willingness to keep being willing to come undone — to do what we can to understand the world around us and how we operate and what is impacting who we are and how we are, and to allow that to keep coming undone. That’s what I think is really the paradox in what is possible, from a liberatory standpoint, is to recognize, oh, we’re not trying to become something, we’re trying to un-become. We’re trying to undo ourselves.’ (from On Being)
And, as Dogen would pipe in, ‘to forget the self is to be actualised by myriad things.’ Which is nice.