Intellectual acuteness, the ability to cut through the useless or misleading to the real issue. But such cleverness may be dangerous if we are not humble, for you can also cut away feelings and pleasure in living. It can also depict the thin dividing line between wisdom and folly, life and death, genius and insanity, self and spirit.

Occam’s razor was the principle stated by William of Ockham (c. 1287–1347), who was an English Franciscan friar and scholastic philosopher and theologian. The principle can be seen as “Among competing hypotheses, the one with the fewest assumptions should be selected.” So it might suggest either that you are making your thoughts or views too complex – or that you have cut down to the simplest to arrive at truth.

The middle way can depict any behaviour or attitudes that are not one-sidedness, which otherwise would lead to imbalance within the individual. But at the same time it is not about being perfect or a saint, but the balance between the black and white, that leads to a balanced and whole human being with very wide choices. Walking it we balance between the opposites facing us.  See The Mountain Path


Useful Questions and Hints:

How is the razor being used in the dream?

Does this represent a ‘razor sharp mind’, or something along those lines?

Is this illustrating that thin edge we sometimes walk in life between opposites?

See The Con About Evil Summing UpIntegration – Meeting yourselfTechniques for Exploring your Dreams

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