L e s s o n 1
Nothing I see in this room
[on this street, from this window,
in this place] means anything.
1 Now look slowly around you, and practice applying this idea very specifically to whatever you see:
3 Then look farther away from your immediate area, and apply the idea to a wider range:
5 Notice that these statements are not arranged in any order, and make no allowance for differences in the kinds of things to which they are applied. That is the purpose of the exercise. The statement is merely applied to anything you see. As you practice applying the idea for the day, use it totally indiscriminately. Do not attempt to apply it to everything you see, for these exercises should not become ritualistic. Only be sure that nothing you see is specifically excluded. One thing is like another as far as the application of the idea is concerned.