Friday, January 04, 2019

THE SEEDS OF THE UNIVERSAL CONSCIOUSNESS VS. THE SEEDS OF DUALITY WHICH PRODUCE DUALITY'S PROGENY

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2. Here, with those who are still driven to talk about "God," the "Son of God," the "Holy Spirit," "Buddha," "Krishna," etc., etc., etc., the invitation to them is to view those as verbs, not nouns. See the end of the post for the full meaning and implications of that. 

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THE SEEDS OF DUALITY WHICH PRODUCE DUALITY'S PROGENY: 
Offspring Number Forty-four = 
No Interest in Being Truly Free and Independent 

THE MASSES PREFER DEPENDENCY AND CODEPENDENCY AND ATTACHMENT TO THINGS WHICH ROB PERSONS OF THEIR FREEDOM

[Continued from yesterday]

Of the factors which drive persons to be dependent and codependent and to forfeit their freedom, one dynamic which is often never considered is this: 

Often, there is a fear of being totally independent. And what is the root of such fear? As noted yesterday, the hidden agendas of false identities, of assumed or assigned personalities, of roles being played. 



the personal-identification-link between fear and dependency is discussed. 

As an example, consider the person who has been programmed, conditioned, etc. to be “The Super Religious One” who believes that a lack of faith in “God” will result in eternal punishment. 

Consider the fear that can come if that person / persona is invited to consider the possibility that there is no God so there cannot be any eternal reward or eternal punishment. 

In that regard, recall that in addition to every ego-state generating a basic fear, it also generates a basic desire; thus, a “double whammy” can manifest: 

Not only is there often a fear of eternal punishment if not totally dependent on God but also a desire to have an eternal reward for having played the role of a "Dependent Believer."

So there again are two of the major afflictions of personality which non-dualists have discussed for centuries, namely, disproportionate fears and obstructed desires, both of which generate frustration and anger and even rage. 

In the introduction of the book referenced above, the following is offered for consideration: 

Of the thousands of pointers offered by Maharaj that proved to be germane to seekers, one – in the estimation of some - ranks among the most pertinent and unequivocal and illuminating that he ever shared:
" . . . You are afraid of freedom!" 
-Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj 

In the early stage of beginning some "work" with a seeker, he asked a qualifying question: "How free do you want to be?" 

The reply: "Why . . . totally." 

His response: "We shall see." 

And soon, he did indeed see. What was seen by both that seeker (and this seeker as well) was that there was no more of a desire to be TOTALLY free than there is a desire among the non-realized for the manifestation of the consciousness to end instantly. 

It would be years before full realization happened here, and it would not be until full realization happened that TOTAL freedom not only manifested but was gladly welcomed. 

Why do persons (that is, the non-realized who assume a variety of personas as identities) actually do not find total freedom appealing at all, truth be known? What is it about most cultures that nurture and even reward dependence? What is it about personality and personas that automatically require dependence and co-dependency rather than independence? 

The 97% of the 7.7 billion people polled worldwide who say that they are affiliated with an organized religion were taught early on to be dependent on one god or another (or even many). The millions in step groups are similarly taught to be dependent on an external, otherworldly power. 

Too, as noted earlier, every ego-state adopted as an identity must have a co-dependent counterpart and will be dependent on another person to sustain every false identity assumed. 

(For example, a spouse must have a spouse to supposedly "exist"; an employee must have an employer to supposedly "exist"; a teacher must have students to supposedly "exist"; etc.) 

Add to that the fact that fifty-percent of the people on planet earth are Personality Types Sixes who are embroiled in fear and are thus dependent types; then add to that a large percentage who are Personality Type Twos and Threes and Nines who have a strong sense of entitlement and are therefore dependent types. 

In fact, most cultures on the planet inspire dependence rather than independence, so it is little wonder that so few will realize fully and actually become totally free. 

Yet freedom is the prerequisite for peace, so it is also little wonder that so few will realize fully and be at peace. 

So the questions for every seeker and reader are, 

1. "How free do you really want to be?" 

2. "Is it possible that Maharaj's pointer - 'You are afraid of freedom' - might be based at least to some degree in fact?" 

and 

3. "If so, might you be interested in certain considerations which might assist in overcoming that fear of total freedom?" 

To be continued.
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Here, with those who are still driven to talk about "God," the "Son of God," the "Holy Spirit," "Buddha," "Krishna," etc., etc., etc., the invitation to them is to view those as verbs, not nouns. 

THE EXPLANATION 

If looked at as nouns, they point to illusions and are, therefore, a total waste of time to even discuss; if looked at as verbs which are resulting in certain sane but rare behaviors among humanity, then they are worthy of some attention during the relative existence. 

Meaning? There are members of certain groups who say things such as "My concept of God in the past was of a weak God, an absentee God, A Santa Claus-type God, a mean, punishing, vindictive God, etc. Today, I am in close contact with a loving and caring God whom I worship and praise and glorify and give thanks to." 

The reply to that usually goes like this: "If you are in contact with a God that wants to be worshipped and praised and glorified, then you're dealing with someone like yourself - a narcissist - and hanging out with narcissists will never bring an end to your narcissism (that narcissism evidenced by the fact that you think you are "godly"). 

Next, in the phrase 'loving and caring God,' any supposed God that truly had her or his act together would tell you that the totally irrelevant part of that phrase is 'God' and that the only part that is relevant is the "loving and caring" part. 

"That is, a non-narcissistic god / goddess would say, "I care not an iota about being worshipped and praised and glorified by you or anyone else. How arrogant and insecure and needy would I have to be to want that? Forget the man-made, dreamed up noun 'God' and focus on the 'God as a verb' understanding and then go forth and let loving and caring be verbs - not adjectives - and let them generate the act of love and the act of caring and let those actions manifest through you." 

Yeshu'a (Jesus) and Pope John Paul II and Pope Francis were spot on: 

"No one shall ever see 'the kingdom of heaven.' It is within" 
--Yeshu'a (Jesus) 

and 

"Heaven and earth shall fade away." 
--Yeshu'a (Jesus) 

and 

"Heaven and hell are not geographic places 
but are states of mind, nothing more than 
concepts dreamed up by men." 
--Pope John Paul II 

"There is no hell." 
--Pope Francis, the current pope 
in an interview with journalist Eugenio Scalfari, 
a writer used by the Pope to issue off the record 
teachings which become a part of the Papal Magisterium. 

[That said, would that the popes who have shown the courage to reject a core concept of their dogma - namely, "hell" - would find the additional courage required to question the very existence of their institution in light of the centuries-long cover-up of their history of raping children and in light of the mental and emotional and psychological scarring of billions of their members past and present. 

And that need for courage also applies as questions need to be asked about why so many other sky cults are still being supported and allowed to continue to exist as well. When certain types of programming and conditioning have been shown to blind the masses, they should end. Will they? Not likely. Why? 

Because what the masses think and say and do is most influenced by the international crime families which hold sway over the masses as criminals conduct their planet-wide operations. What are the major international crime families and which are the most influential and have the largest memberships? 

The Mafia / La Cosa Nostra; the Catholic Church (with it 1.2 billion followers); Protestant and Evangelical Churches (with over 1.2 billion followers) like the one I was raised in where the youth director molested and sexually assaulted young girls; big business which has long created environments in which people have been abused; powerful political bodies like the U.S. Congress, etc., etc., etc.) 

With all of those crime families, neither the followers nor the leadership ever voluntarily step down or shut down their criminal activities. Be they gangs, organized crime families, religions, big business, politicians, etc., they all want control and they all want power and they all want money, and nothing internal will interfere with the driving forces at play. 

The masses must demand that all those in charge must step down and their groups and institutions must shut down, and there's the real problem because the continuation of their crimes are enabled not as much by the people running such crime organizations as they are enabled by the masses of people who - wanting some perceived "payoff" - remain involved with them and give them money and support them and aid and abet the continued existence of those criminal enterprises and thus facilitate the ability of church criminals and political criminals and other types of criminals to continue to commit their crimes.] 

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