“All traditions of culture and faith have tales of people breaking out of their limited viewpoint, suddenly seeing the universe in crystal clarity, as if they’ve unlocked the secret of life itself.
“It is far from the exclusive preserve of those who attribute it to a personal deity. Belief about the source of these powers will always be affected by upbringing, nationality and culture. this power is far more internal and integral to every living being, accessible to everyone, ‘believer’ or not.”
– Clyde Brolin writing in his fascinating book OVERDRIVE; FORMULA ONE IN THE ZONE
(My comment on this quote…
I think true believers will enhance their performances even further through their faith. Though the “divine” influence is impossible to measure (quantify) I have studied this overlap between the mind and spirituality, this other (and way deeper) “dimension” of this “new conscioussness” for many years (see
It’s a highly complex subject… and in short, it largely depends on the depth (and breadth) of one’s personal faith. Enough said, but I could go on ‘ad finitem’ (though I wasn’t much of a Latin scholar).
and my book God and Formula1
“Together, one mind, one life (one small step at a time), let’s see how many people (and lives) we can encourage, impact, empower, enrich, uplift and perhaps even inspire to reach their fullest potentials…and strive for and perhaps one sunny day even achieve their wildest dreams.”
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