13. SYNCHRONICITY:THE CUBIC CENTIMETER OF CHANCE

All of us, whether or not we are warriors, have a cubic centimeter ofchance that pops out in front of our eyes from time to time.The difference between an average man and a warrior is that the warrioris aware of this, and one of his tasks is to be alert, deliberately waiting,so that when his cubic centimeter pops out he has the necessary speed,the prowess, to pick it up.

—Carlos Castaneda

A couple of months after meeting Bohm, I took a trip to the States with my son to visit colleges and universities that he was interested in attending. We were in O’Hare Airport, running down one of the crowded aisleways in an effort to catch a plane that was about to leave. Joey and I were running two abreast, ...

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