End fragmentary thought by seeking understanding.

Some might say: ‘Fragmentation of cities, religions, political systems, conflict in the form of wars, general violence, fratricide, etc., are the reality. Wholeness is only an ideal, toward which we should perhaps strive.’ But this is not what is being said here. Rather, what should be said is that wholeness is what is real, and that fragmentation is the response of this whole to man’s action, guided by illusory perception, which is shaped by fragmentary thought.

— David Bohm, Wholeness and the Implicate Order

Developing a unified or whole view of the world starts with having a clearly defined purpose defined by one’s principles, values, and vision. It is also important to consider choices that you have made to not do something as this also defines your reality. Both the positive and negative aspects of your decision making helps define who you are.

Ending fragmentary thought also involves the suspension of judgment and the will to seek understanding. This is difficult, but necessary in order to take in a broader perspective.

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