Thursday, December 08, 2016

THE ULTIMATE SICKNESS: Causes, Symptoms, Aspects, Effects, Treatment, Part Seven

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 Other 
ASPECTS 
of the Ultimate Sickness

(Fanaticism, continued)

The following was offered previously on the site:

“Fanaticism” = “wildly excessive or irrational devotion, dedication, or enthusiasm”

and

“a mode of living which is marked by irrational and extreme and unwarranted perceptions which lead to irrational and extreme and unwarranted behavior, especially as exhibited by excessive enthusiasm, unreasoning zeal, or wild and extravagant notions on some subject.” And what better description of the mode of living of those with Ultimate Sickness is available than that?

The relative existence of those with the Ultimate Sickness is marked by irrational and extreme and unwarranted perceptions which lead to irrational and extreme and unwarranted behavior, especially as exhibited by excessive enthusiasm, unreasoning zeal, or wild and extravagant notions on some subject.

Synonyms for “fanatic” include "devotee, extremist, maniac, addict, zealot, believer, fool, and monomaniac."

Be a person a religious fanatic, a spiritual fanatic, a non-dual fanatic, a philosophical fanatic, an ideological fanatic, a clothes and shopping fanatic, a fanatic over alcohol or drugs, a work fanatic, a recovery fanatic or any other kind of fanatic, their key drivers are their personalities and their accompanying personality disorders.

And ironically, the very thing - the very disorder - which inspired them to seek obsessively for relief and for freedom and for peace will almost always be used by others to inspire them to allow their fanaticism to continue to run wild, only along different avenues.

So, to review: Such is the relative existence when it is being controlled by duality, that is, by dualistic thoughts, dualistic talk, and duality-driven actions; by religious fanatics fomenting a false sense of separation and different from and better than; by political fanatics fomenting a false sense of separation and different from and better than; by political fanatics; by big businesses who are co-opting control of elections and using their billions to foment a false sense of separation and different from and better than; by political fanatics; ad infinitum.

Witness objectively those all around the globe who have assumed and are now playing the role of “The Super Politicians” or “The Great Reformers” or “The Super Religious Ones” or “The Spiritual Giants” or “those who have assumed the identity of “The Supreme Self” or even “God” or even “The Super Sports Fans.” Then, because it applies to all of those role players, consider the root word "fans," namely, "fanatics" and "fanaticism."

The next aspects of the Ultimate Sickness to be discussed today include 

1. DISTORTION

and

2. A DISCONNECT FROM BOTH "reality" and "Reality"

and

3. PREVARICATION AND FABRICATION

and

4. SPEAKING NOT FROM THE VIEWPOINT OF THE UNIVERSAL CONSCIOUSNESS BUT FROM THE POSITION OF THE MANIFESTED BUT BLOCKED CONSCIOUSNESS

DISTORTION and A DISCONNECT FROM BOTH "reality" and "Reality" 

How could persons who are irrational and driven by unwarranted perceptions not also be driven by distorted thoughts and distorted beliefs? They will be. How could persons who are irrational and driven by unwarranted perceptions not suffer a disconnect from both reality and Reality? They will. 

How could their words not be driven by the distorted and faulty and perverted programming, conditioning, etc. which they have been subjected to? They will be. How could their talk not be marked 100% by falsehoods and fabrications and prevarications? It will be.

PREVARICATION AND FABRICATION and SPEAKING NOT FROM THE VIEWPOINT OF THE UNIVERSAL CONSCIOUSNESS BUT FROM THE POSITION OF THE MANIFESTED BUT BLOCKED CONSCIOUSNESS 

Human behavior is at the "tail end" of a continuum which determines what persons do. This is the continuum:
So persons' thoughts determine their words and their words determine their deeds. That is, what they think determines what they say and what they say will determine what they do. Consider the following as an illustration of how that sequencing played out last summer:

The murder trial of Dylann Roof is soon to begin. He is the person who for years espoused white supremacist and neo-Nazi views; who entered the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina in the summer of 2015; who sat with several African American members for nearly an hour during a prayer service; and who then pulled a gun and killed nine of them for no other reasons except that (a) they were black and (b) he wanted to inspire other whites to join him in killing people whose skin is black.

Later, in fact, he confessed that he committed the shooting in hopes of igniting a race war between whites and blacks. Note the continuum he followed: 

He thought he was better than persons with black skin because his skin is white. He thought the U.S. needed to have a race war in order to "put an end to the 'black problem' once and for all." He said the same for years. Then, he acted on his thoughts and words.

PREVARICATION AND FABRICATION and SPEAKING NOT FROM THE VIEWPOINT OF THE UNIVERSAL CONSCIOUSNESS BUT FROM THE POSITION OF THE MANIFESTED BUT BLOCKED CONSCIOUSNESS 

Attached as they are to false identifications, those with the Ultimate Sickness must automatically function as frauds. Functioning as self-deceivers, they will then deceive all others persons who listen to them. They will function as if myopic, as if looking at all through a miasma. 

All that they think and say and do will be based in their distorted outlooks and their warped perspectives and the hidden, subconscious agendas of their assumed but totally false personalities. They cannot differentiate the true from the false; therefore, their thoughts will be rooted in distortions and illusions and delusions. Because their thoughts are rooted in distortions and illusions and delusions, their words will absolutely be rooted in distortions and illusions and delusions. And because their thoughts and words are rooted in distortions and illusions and delusions, then their actions will be rooted in distortions and illusions and delusions as well. 

or 

Because they cannot differentiate the true from the false and care not a whit about finding the truth, they will use fabrications and lies to try to control and manipulate; thus, they will dissemble, prevaricate, perjure themselves, and deal in falsehoods and untruths and propaganda. In short, they lie (first to themselves and then to others). 

He who has been deceived can only deceive as well, and will.

[Now there is plenty to consider during your quiet time for a while.]

To be continued. 

Please enter into the silence of contemplation. 

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