If you talk too much, you cannot absorb; you superficially deflect rather than profoundly absorb.
The lower self depends quite a bit on humor and unnecessary talk to displace Presence.
Confusion and haste are very important ways for the lower self to displace Presence.
Student: Is there one main obstacle to Self-remembering?
Yes, imagination, which is the natural state of man.
Identification, imagination, and negative emotions. One sacrifices nothing but rubbish to awaken.