Monday, October 12, 2009

THE RESULTS OF PERSONALITY: Depression, Fear, Anger, Unmet Desires, Unjustified Fears, and Subconscious Motivators Which Prevent Choice and Free Will

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F.: Why would persons be willing to spend two hours to find which personality type or types are driving them? Because…

(1) they have sought—with no consistent success—to be free of depression and fear and anger, unmet desires, unjustified fears, and subconscious motivators which prevent choice and free will and because…

(2) their seeking has exposed them to the portion of the Advaita teachings which show that everything listed above that they would be free of is rooted in personality.

PERSONALITY GROUP ONE: If persons are being driven to seek love and acceptance from many people by trying to please them, or if persons are seeking admiration from the masses, or if persons are prone to isolation, the fact is that all of that results from personality and all of that produces a continuous condition of melancholia or outright depression.

PERSONALITY GROUP TWO: If persons are being driven to seek knowledge or to seek others to provide security or to seek escape via any one of the hundreds of things that persons can become addicted to, the fact is that all of that results from personality and all of that produces a continuous condition of fear.

PERSONALITY GROUP THREE: If persons are being driven to seek control or if persons are driven to try to avoid relative issues which should be faced or if persons are trying to reform people or “the world” in general, the fact is that all of that results from personality and all of that produces a continuous condition of anger.

While physiological conditions might also contribute to depression and fear and even frustration-driven anger, personality definitely contributes to all three.

Secondly, every assumed persona / personality type has a basic desire and a basic fear that persons are not usually even aware of but that nevertheless drive the thoughts and words and deeds that reveal often-subconscious desires and often-subconscious fears and anxiety.

Persons in “Group One” above will be driven by the basic desire either to be “loved” or to be admired or to be unique, and their basic fears are that they will be ignored or ordinary.

Persons in “Group Two” above will be driven by the basic desire to be knowledgeable or to be protected or to live in a totally unfettered fashion, and their basic fears are that they will not be seen as intelligent or will not be protected or will be trapped in an unexciting existence.

Persons in “Group Three” above will be driven by the basic desire to be in control or to avoid any conflict or to improve “self and others,” and their basic fears are that they will not have power or will have to stand up for themselves or might be seen as inadequate.

You are invited to (a) see which group(s) you can relate to; to (b) grasp that depression, fear, anger, desires, and fears are most typically personality-driven;

to (c) determine if you might be interested in expanding your seeking to find, scientifically, which of those personality types are driving you, and then to (d) find how to be rid of their influence and thus be rid of depression, fear, anger, desires, and fears. Please enter the silence of contemplation. (To be continued)

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THERE'S NO SUCH THING AS "PEACE OF MIND" (There Is Only Peace if You're Out of Your Mind)
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LIBERATION
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FROM THE I TO THE ABSOLUTE (A Seven-Step Journey to Reality)
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CONSCIOUSNESS/AWARENESS: The Nature of Reality Beyond Self-Realization (Peace Every Day When Abiding as The Absolute)
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FROM THE ABSOLUTE TO THE NOTHINGNESS
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