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Plotinus - The Enneads - The prayer is answered

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002855

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A description of the experience

Plotinus – The Enneads [translated by Stephen MacKenna]

The prayer is answered by the mere fact that part and other part are wrought to one tone like a musical string which, plucked at one end, vibrates at the other also.  Often too, the sounding of one string awakens what might pass for a perception in another, the result of their being in harmony and tuned to one musical scale; now, if the vibration in a lyre affects another by virtue of the sympathy existing between them, then certainly in the All – even though it is constituted in contraries – there must be one melodic system; for it contains its unisons as well and its entire content, even to those contraries is kinship

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Plotinus

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