The Knee of Listening – The Life and Understanding of Franklin Jones



The Life and


Franklin Jones

Copyright 1971 By Franklin

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Chapter 4: The Seeker

There exists a dismal photograph of
me with my parents, taken on the day of my graduation from
college. The day of college graduation is generally supposed
to be a day of celebration. All your relatives are supposed
to congratulate you with various gifts. You are supposed to
be very relieved of the long effort of preparatory study and
testing. In your revelry of accomplishment, you are to look
forward ideally to productive life’s work the beginning of
some professional study that will expand your maturity in
useful learning, teaching or service. But I had nowhere to
go. Who in the world could teach me this thing I had to
learn? Where in the world was it being lived? How at all
could I accomplish what I sought?

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