States of consciousness
Even when successive
Permeate one another
When exercising the mental faculty of acquiring knowledge, by either direct observation or by understanding, the True and the Good are united in the Beautiful. In actuality, the philosopher must possess just as much aesthetic power as the poet.
“Theoretically the part played by consciousness in external perception would be to join together, by the continuous thread of memory, instantaneous visions of the real.” – Henri Bergson