Saturday, June 24, 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 NNN - A REVIEW OF "THE REASONS"

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Specific "reasons" cause persons 

• to be obsessive and compulsive 

• and render them unable to relax 

• and lead them to be driven to go and do and zoom (whether that involves religion; spirituality; employment; "personal relationships"; politicking; reforming; rescuing; seeking love; seeking mass approval and applause and admiration; trying to escape responsibilities; accumulating; finding caretakers; or controlling). 

• We are looking at what causes "the reasons" to manifest 

• and what must happen in order to be freed from their influence.

We are looking at what causes "the reasons" to manifest and what must happen in order to be freed from their influence. 

So, to continue: 

Persons obsess, act compulsively, are unable to relax, are fanatical, are driven by subconscious motives, and do whatever authority figures tell them to do - unquestioningly - because of reason #50: the bane of humanity, (which happens to include 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); 

and because of reason #51 (which is an additional blight on humanity which is also linked to human arrogance, egotism, etc., namely a propensity for image-building and image-maintenance which is rooted in a preference for inanthenticity). 

The causes of reasons #50 and 51? 

THE WIDESPREAD PERVASIVENESS OF PERSONALITY IDENTIFICATION AND THE SUBSEQUENT PERSONALITY DISORDERS WHICH THAT GENERATES, INCLUDING NARCISSISM AND MALIGNANT NARCISSISM (A.K.A., SOCIOPATHY AND PSYCHOPATHY); AN INFLATED - BUT BASELESS - SENSE OF SELF; A DISTORTED BELIEF THAT ONE IS BETTER-THAN (WHICH IS BASED IN NOTHING MORE THAN PERCEIVED BUT SUPERFICIAL AND ARTIFICIAL DIFFERENCES); AND THE EGOTISM WHICH MANIFESTS WHEN EGO-STATES ARE ERRONEOUSLY ASSUMED TO BE ACTUAL IDENTITIES, ALL OF WHICH IS ROOTED IN DISTORTED AND EGOCENTRIC PROGRAMMING, CONDITIONING, DOMESTICATION, ACCULTURATION, BRAINWASHING, AND DOMESTICATION. 

 Over the years, I have received emails in which persons ask whether or not I eat meat. What silliness.

I know which of the three metabolic body types the plant food body (mistakenly identified by most as "floyd") happens to be, so what I eat is determined by that awareness. 

It is no one's business what I eat, and each wise person will find out what her or his body's metabolic body type is and will follow a food plan which allows that body to function as best as it can during the temporary manifestation. 

In a third of all cases, that will be a vegetarian food plan; among another third, that will require  a protein / vegetable combination plan; for the final third, what is required is a food plan which includes high levels of protein (or, to use that four-letter word which is anathema to so many spiritual giants, "meat").

But even more ignorant are those who have read posts which attempt to demolish any and all duality-based belief systems which generate a false sense of separation by suggesting that straights are not better than gays or trans; that Christians are not better than Muslims; that persons with white skin are not superior to persons with black or brown skin; that those who are wealthy are not better than those who are poor; that those who self-define as "winners" are in error when they describe others as "losers," etc. 

I do not have to be gay to advocate for gays who are being bullied, assaulted, beaten, maimed and / or killed. 

I do not have to be a Muslim to advocate for Muslims who are being bullied, assaulted, beaten, maimed and / or killed. 

I do not have to have black skin to advocate for the blacks who have historically been bullied, assaulted, beaten, maimed and / or killed in the U.S. for over 300 years by persons in positions of authority, and I do not have to have black skin to advocate by the black persons in the U.S. who are being bullied, assaulted, beaten, maimed and / or killed by persons in positions of authority, including some members of the hundreds of thousands of police forces in the U.S.

The misperceptions related to that point: 

"More police are being gunned down than ever before." FALSE (The rate is at a historic low, and that's with the number of police having doubled in the last decades.) 

"More whites than blacks are being killed by the police." FALSE (2-1/2 times more blacks are killed by police than whites.) 

"There really aren't that many people being killed by the police at all." FALSE (The actual number of fatal shooting by the police is not known because the government will not requires that fatal shooting by the police be reported. Neither local, state, nor federal governments are collecting accurate totals.)

One recent study revealed that the FBI's reported total of people shot by the police was actually only one-tenth of the actual number of deaths of persons killed by the police during recent decades. Add in the additional deaths as a result of tasering, collisions with police vehicles, altercations with police, and the deaths in jails and prisons while in police custody and the number would be appalling to anyone with the ability to empathize.

"Black lives matter." FALSE (Look at the related facts in U.S. history, wake up to the facts, and smell the [dead] roses . . . or not.) 

Additionally, I do not have to be living below the poverty levels as defined by the U.S. Government in order to advocate for the poor. 

I do not have to be physically disabled or wheelchair bound or homebound in order to advocate for the physically disabled or wheelchair bound or homebound. 

The misperceptions related to that point: 

The charge is that (a) "too many people - as many as 10% or 6% or 3%, the actual facts are unknown - are scamming the federal system which helps those people and that (b) the wealthy should not be taxed to pay for helping others - who need to help themselves - so we are going to defund those programs completely."

Those charges are made by the same politicians who have scammed citizens out of trillions of dollars for their own benefit, for invading other countries, for the subsequent wars, for nation-building conflicts, for pet projects, and for breaks given to their financial supporters. Any Medicaid scammers in the U.S. who are engaging in scams are functioning at "a child's play level" when compared to the real pros in the government who have taken scamming to astronomical levels. And that is happening on a planet-wide basis.

In the end, in this present economic system, it all boils down to money. Yes, white supremacy and prejudice prevail among the masses here who are driven by their attachment to their duality-based beliefs, but above all, money is at the center of all of the decisions made by those in positions of authority and control. 

So, again, one does not have to be gay or black or brown or poor or disabled or Muslim in order to advocate against the results of so-called "values" which are rooted in duality and arrogance and which drive the levels of hatred which duality-based arrogance and a false sense of better-than-ment always generate. 

Instead, one need but be realized (meaning, per Maharaj, "being freed from living under the influence of the learned ignorance" which the masses have been taught and which now drives their every thought and word and action). 

The result of not having been freed from living under the influence of learned ignorance? Taking a duality-based path and staying on it forever, as did the white supremacist and self-proclaimed Christian Dylann Roof who was acculturated by persons in his anti-black community; who was dedicated to the myth that the best days in South Carolina were during the days of legalized, government-sanctioned and community-sanctioned slavery (a.k.a., their former high-profit, no-wages-paid-for-labor business model, the loss of which they still resent, nearly 160 years after the ending of legalized slavery in the U.S.)

To this day, Dylann Roof and others proudly wave their Confederate battle flags in protest and anger over their resentment of the federal government that adversely-impacted their ancestors' business profits and over their resentment of blacks and anti-slavery whites and "damn liberals" and "damn progressives"; 

who, like Roof, adhere to the white supremacist belief which my next door neighbor also shares, namely, that "the major problems in the U.S. can all be traced back to President Lincoln having freed the slaves"; and are like Roof who - driven by his and their warped beliefs and distortions - walked into a black church, joined the people there for an hour of Bible study, and then stood, took out a gun, and killed nine of the blacks who were there with him. 

The point? The effects of non-duality-based belief systems are not theoretical.

The distortions and deceptions and arrogance and hatred which those beliefs generate produce quite significant effects, relatively speaking. Why should it matter then, if the effects only apply to the AM-ness and not to the THAT-ness? Because the AM-ness is all that humans will ever know.

Thus, there are a variety of distorted, ignorance-and-stupidity-and-insanity-based paths which persons can follow; there are a variety of distorted, ignorance-and-stupidity-and-insanity-based journeys which persons can engage in; and there are a variety of distorted, ignorance-and-stupidity-and-insanity-based programs which persons can join with the intent of staying in those programs forever.

Therefore, among those who claim that they are "fighting for freedom," the only thing they actually need to be freed from is the learned ignorance which they have accumulated via programming-and-conditioning-induced "ignorance and stupidity and insanity" (per Maharaj).

To be continued. 

Please enter into the silence of contemplation. 

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