Tuesday, May 24, 2016

MAHARAJ: “Lightment” vs. Enlightenment, Part “QQQ”

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A few sociopaths make the news, but most will go undetected because the masses are not versed in an understanding of personality and because most never hear a non-dualist's warnings about the way that personality controls the thoughts and words and actions of all “non-realized” humans; the way that personality is behind all fighting and abuse and killing and war; and the way that personality drives persons by way of personas' hidden, subconscious agendas, removing any and all opportunity for the making of wise, sane, conscious choices. 

The one versed in world history knows that the Aryans were sociopaths, pillaging and plundering and raping and killing their way first across Europe and Asia and then later joining the Spanish and others as they all pillaged and plundered and raped and killed their way across the areas now called North, Central, and South America. 

Some sociopaths have made the history books and the news, including Adolf Hitler, Josef Mengele, Benito Mussolini, Pol Pot, and Robert Mugabe, to name but a few. In more recent times, sociopaths and / or psychopaths have made the news, including Ted Bundy, U.S. military veteran Timothy McVeigh, James Holmes, Adam Lanza, Dylann Roof, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Dick Cheney, and George Bush (who was abusing animals and blowing frogs to pieces with high-powered fireworks even as a child) again to name but a few. 

Yet every day, you and millions upon millions of other persons deal with sociopaths. In the U.S., persons regularly elect sociopaths to run their local and state and national governments. Persons all around the globe receive communion regularly from sociopaths and psychopaths who are child molesters who have historically been protected by upper-echelon religious leaders. 

Persons live with mates who abuse them either verbally, mentally, emotionally and / or physically yet stay with them for “a better lifestyle” or because they claim to “love” them or because they have hope that the sociopaths and / or the psychopaths in their lives will change. (That is very unlikely, based in my 68 years of observation and working with them.) Persons sleep at night next to sociopaths and psychopaths, drive in traffic with them, and report to work to answer to them. 

Christelyn D. Karazin offers “Six Signs Your Boss Might Be a Sociopath”

"You could have sworn your boss told you that critical meeting was at 9:30 AM, but when you get to the conference room, you realize that powwow has been going on for a half-hour already. Your superior chastises you in front of your peers and the top execs about your tardiness. You try to explain, but your boss insists she told you the right time, and this is one of the many examples of how you are a disorganized employee. 

"Later your boss tells you (with just a hint of a smirk) that a major client no longer wants to work with you because, if you can’t be trusted with the small things, how on Earth could you possible handle a multi-million-dollar account? This is called 'work sabotage,' and it happens EVERYDAY to someone, somewhere. But what you might not know is that your boss may be a sociopath, and the chief reason for gaslighting you is because, well for him or her, it’s just fun. So what does a sociopath look like? On the outside, just like everyone else. 

"Take a look inside that person’s mind, however, and you’ll find something ugly. And not all sociopaths are criminals. Only the dumb ones get caught. The smart ones could be a politician, lawyer, head of a country, or your immediate superior."

Says Martha Stout Ph.D., author of The Sociopath Next Door: The Ruthless vs. the Rest of Us:

“When it is expedient, the sociopath will doctor the accounting and shred the evidence, stab your employees and your clients (or your constituency) in the back, marry for money, tell lethal pre-meditated lies to people who trust them, attempt to ruin colleagues who are powerful or eloquent, and simply steamroll over groups who are dependent and voiceless.”  

"Thus, you might want to check the following signs before you’re ‘late’ one too many times for a business meeting." A sociopathic boss:

1. Fails to acknowledge responsibility and deflects blame onto others. Translation: If that important package that was due to the client for overnight delivery never arrived, watch your back for the airborne knife. 

2. No real feelings; no empathy. Translation: If your child is coughing up a lung and the school calls for you to pick up the child and take her or him to the emergency room, expect your boss to ask you, “Just how important is this job to you? You can’t seem to juggle family and work effectively. Maybe we ought to rethink that promotion.” 

3. Manipulate and bully for their own purposes. Sociopaths tend to need high levels of stimulation because of their unnatural lack of emotion. Bullying provides them with an adrenaline rush while you run around like a chicken with no head at their command 

4. They have no remorse. Translation: After all the sabotage, your boss has managed to get you fired. You’re a single mom with a mortgage to pay and a child in private school and you care for an aging parent. You crumble, beg for another chance, and your bully boss calls security to escort you out of the building and then goes out for drinks. 

5. They enjoy making people feel bad about themselves. Translation: Your boss treats everyone on your team to lunch . . . except you. 

6. They outrightly sabotage co-workers and employees. Translation: Double check that Power Point presentation, because a workplace sociopath might switch it for a YouTube porno. 

There is no lightness for sociopaths, and there is no lightness for those dealing with sociopaths. Yet even as persons are miserable around them, they stay. 

A. Some tolerate abuse because their own parents modeled abuse or the tolerance of abuse. 

[I met with a woman many years ago who was being abused by her alcoholic husband in front of their six-year-old daughter. The husband / father explained away his closed-fist blows to her body by calling minimizing them as "mere love taps." Site visitors read about her years ago when she said, "He must love me because he would not get so emotional if he didn't' care." I warned her that she was in danger and that she was modeling something very dangerous for her daughter. Now, her twenty-one year old daughter is seeking help because she is with a man who has been physically and mentally and emotionally abusing her for two years. She "wants to get counseling to learn how to help him change." Her father, her mother, the daughter herself, and the daughter's alcoholic, abusive husband are trapped in the Ultimate Sickness, marked - as Maharaj said - by "ignorance, stupidity, and insanity," all wanting to preserve their roles at any cost. Note from the example above how all three of those are passed down from one generation to the next.]

B. Other stay because they have no saleable skills and have been so dependent on others to meet their basic needs that they think they have nowhere to go. They do. They need but find it.

C. Other stay because they have normalized the abnormal. 

D. Others stay because they feel they deserve the abuse or because they believe they inspire their "otherwise loving mate" to abuse them.

E. And others stay because their religion has taught them to forgive their abusers, has taught them to "never break relationship," and has taught them to believe that there is something noble about suffering now in order to gain an eternal reward later.

All of those are evidence of persona-driven ignorance and stupidity and insanity.

One will likely never be able to change a sociopath, but persons can change their own relative existence if they see the symptoms of the Ultimate Sickness which are subconsciously driving them and those around them and then seek out someone to guide them along a "path" to (a) truly be restored to sanity and to truly be free of all distorted and delusional thinking (b) rather than just being told they have been restored to sanity though they have not (merely avoiding at present one behavioral symptom of their mental illness rather than addressing the multiple causes).

[Another evidence of the presence of the symptoms of the Ultimate Sickness is that when persons find fool's gold but are told that it is real gold, they stop seeking the real thing and just kick back and seemingly relax and take it easy, much to their eventual detriment.]

TOMORROW: Susan Krauss Whitbourne’s “20 Signs That Your Boss May Be a Psychopath” 

To be continued. 

Please enter into the silence of contemplation. 


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The book contains a discussion of how duality is modeled and copied by children who then become entrapped in dualistic thinking and talking and behaving for their entire relative existence; how some few are fortunate enough to be exposed to a 180-degree-opposite alternative; and how some will pursue that opposite mode of functioning and witnessing and seeing which can allow those few to have an opportunity to be freed from the darkness and to abide in the light. 

Above all, Grandmother was what some nowadays call “fully realised.” Was she also “a teacher” of non-duality? Yes and no. She passed on non-duality not as much by offering non-dual pointers as by modeling non-duality all day, every day, for her entire relative existence. 

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