‘Even fear crossed his brain, imaginary fevers that something was going on behind his back, before his closed eyes: unmoved, he let these doubts and disturbances, like bubbles, vanish back to their origin in the emptiness of the mental sea.’
Jack Kerouac – Wake Up! A Life of the Buddha
Fear of Knowing
to displace calm
The swallowing sense of fear one sometimes gets navigating the ‘mental sea‘ dissipates.