Monday, May 22, 2017

NO END "PATHS"? A LIFE-LONG "JOURNEY" WHICH NEVER REACHES THE DESTINATION? A LIFETIME OF TREATMENT WITH NO CURE AT ALL? Sensible and Sane? Or Senseless and Insane? Part JJ - A REVIEW OF "THE REASONS"

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These questions have been asked: 

A. Why is it that persons (the "non-realized") are willing to enter onto a "path" and then end up staying on it, and willing to begin a "journey" which never reaches the destination but continue on that "journey" anyway, and are willing to accept a treatment plan which offers no cure for what ails them? 

Additionally, site visitors were invited to look at the reasons behind that behavior and then answer this: 

B. Is that sensible and sane, or senseless and insane? Finally, and most relevant is this: 

C. What are the simple ways to stop being driven by those often subconscious reasons and to transition beyond a lifetime of seeking and searching and find a way to just be, to just live, and to just relax? 

Earlier, it was noted that a few days will be spent reviewing the reasons which drive persons to follow unquestioningly and with blind faith whatever "path" they were put on as a child or have found as an adult; to obsess over any given set of teachings (be they thought to be religious, spiritual, philosophical, ideological, whatever); to become a compulsive seeker; and to commit to seeking fanatically for the remainder of one's relative existence. 

Then it was noted that certain pointers will be offered which include the ways that some have become freed from being driven by those (often subconscious) reasons and have been able to abide thereafter in a Nisargan, natural, no-workaholism, no-fanaticism, no-obsessions, no-compulsions manner for the remainder of the existence, just as every living thing on the planet does except for mind-driven humans. 

So why do humans become willing to do what they are told, become willing to follow whatever "path" they are put on as if they are some kind of wind-up toy car; become willing to do what they do in a blind and unquestioning manner, and become willing to do that for as long as they live rather than march to the beat of a different drummer? They do that . . . 

35. because of the global prevalence of fanaticism among the masses; 

36. because of the global prevalence of monomania among the masses; 

37. because they want to justify their actions; 

38. because the masses, through no conscious decision on their own, have been programmed, conditioned, domesticated, acculturated, indoctrinated, and brainwashed to believe that they can be most comfortable by sticking with the banal, the commonplace, the trite, the hackneyed, the clichéd, and the superficial; thus, they are the ones who 

A. might, by the rarest chance, hear the precious details about "True Love" but even then will not grasp what "Real Love" is and will - therefore - mistake that for the selfish, Subject-Object type of "love" as practiced among the masses; 

and who 

B. might, by the rarest chance, hear the precious details about authenticity and, nevertheless, cling to form over substance and to image and appearance over genuineness; who might, by the rarest chance, hear precious details of relative significance but ignore those and gravitate to the shallow and the superficial instead; 

and who 

C. might, by the rarest chance, hear the precious details about how to become free and independent but who are unconsciously driven into a condition in which they are willing to tolerate their present imprisonment even as they deny the fact that they are, indeed, shackled . . . to work, to their "stuff," to some person or persons, to some organization, to some institution, to some incompetent leader, to their "good" personas, to the captive audiences who are willing to listen to them drone on and on about all of their "progress" and all of their "improvements," ad infinitum; 

39. because, for whatever reason, adults all around the globe have now normalized and embraced the complex while deserting the simple; 

40. because the masses are identified with false roles, three of the most popular being "The Super Religious One" (played, by the 97% on the planet who claim a religious affiliation with one religion or another); and / or "The Spiritual Giant" (played by the millions who brag, "I am not religious! I am spiritual!") and "The Super Seeker" (played by those whose programming, conditioning, etc. drives them to remain on a "path" or "journey" for their entire lifetime); 

41. because persons raised in environments which are chaotic and unstable and involve going and doing and zooming do not have to be taught that that kind of lifestyle is "normal"; they merely assume it is normal; then they internalize that belief; and then they normalize chaos and instability and going and doing and zooming; and then later on, they model that same kind of lifestyle for their offspring; 

42. because body identification and the resultant idealization of form over substance, of appearance over reality, of the inauthentic over the authentic, of dishonesty over honesty, and of masquerading rather than discarding all masks leads to the masses being occupied and preoccupied primarily with the look of "the outside" facade over any concern with what is on "the inside"; 

43. because humans are easily fooled, and most humans are being totally fooled; 

44. because some humans are pre-wired (via the agendas of the nine basic personality types) to be dependent and co-dependent and to have a sense of entitlement which convinces them that they deserve to be taken care of by someone else. The arrogant can reach that conclusion on their own; in other instances, some are programmed to think that way; 

45. because persons (the "non-realized") are completely unable to differentiate the true from the false; 

46. because a related phenomenon is "the belief that panaceas and placebos are effective," a belief which is commonplace among the masses; 

47. because the masses are wired to believe every word that liars say; 48. because persons (the "non-realized") are 

(A) driven by the hidden, subconscious agendas of their assigned or assumed personalities and are 

(B) driven to upgrade those false identities shortly after they are assigned or assumed; 

49. because those with the Ultimate Sickness (and its symptoms which Maharaj identified as "ignorance, stupidity, and insanity") despise wisdom, and it is wisdom which is required to finally find that which is truly to be sought (namely, also per Maharaj, "freedom from learned ignorance") and, thereafter . . . to abandon attachment to all seeking and to all journeys and to all non-viable treatment plans; and then . . . to abide naturally (meaning, to abide in the same way in which all living things on the planet abide with the single exception of humans who have the Ultimate Sickness); 

50. Because of the bane of humanity, which happens to be near-limitless levels of arrogance, unchecked egotism, smug haughtiness, a boundless sense of superiority, false pride, and near-infinite degrees of self-importance which support humanity's belief in different-from-ment and in the subsequent belief in better-than-ment. 

To be continued. 

Please enter into the silence of contemplation. 

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