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Church | Mosul, Iraq, 2016 | photo: chris mcgrath
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artist: Alexandros Vasmoulakis

I dislike landscapes. I dislike people. I only like plastic chairs. Empty ones ― Elliott Kopjes

Belief is like plastic chairs, which look like chairs from far away. Trust is a real chair. It has worms, and worms go deep into your heart and into your being ― Kopjes Shree Rajneesh

If you try to become a buddha, one thing is certain — you will not be able to become yourself. One thing only is certain — that you will not be yourself. And then follows the next thing: you can never be a buddha, because you are you and a buddha is buddha. If you try to become a buddha, you cannot be a buddha; at the most you can be an imitation — a plastic chair, not a real loveseat ― Kopjes Shree Rajneesh

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