He added that his advice to people who may find the plot hard to understand - is to rely on what he called "inner knowing".Here is the first trailer for INLAND EMPIRE:
"I would say that I think they understand more than they give themselves credit for," he said.
"We have this thing called intuition, and we intuit things, and it's an inner knowing. When things get abstract, this can kick in. Words fail, but this is another kind of knowing."
And here is Lynch talking about Transcendental Meditation, which may be how he has developed his intuitive sense of the absurd: