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The Pure, Universal Consciousness, Pure Awareness, and a "Proper Perspective"

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The Pure, Universal Consciousness, 

Pure Awareness, 

and a

"Proper Perspective"

“I talk to you from the perspective of the universal consciousness.” 

---Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

[To continue with the recounting of an incident which shows step-by-step the process of guiding someone to a different perspective which might lead to the realization of the truth.

I asked for permission from the visitor to record each session, to which he agreed. Before each session, I gave him a copy of the previous talk to use for further consideration on his own. He also gave me permission to include the talks in a book I was planning to write as long as his name was not used.

Now, to the third visit. He entered and sat silently after a quiet greeting, looking down at the floor. I waited. Finally, he looked up and looked at me sitting in a chair to his left.]

He: “Okay. So where do we begin today?”

F.: “How about if I begin by asking if you went home and sat in the quiet and considered what we’ve discussed so far?”

He: “Yeah. I did.”

F.: "So next, how about if I ask if you saw anything about the hiring of your brother-in-law or about the state of your marriage at the time you hired him or about your marriage in general or about your ex-wife or in regards to the way you were running your business. Did you see anything about those in a somewhat different light?”

He: “No.” [Long pause, looking down, then finally saying without looking me in the eyes:] “I saw every one of those in a totally different light. I decided that I had been miserable, that I am miserable, and that I don’t want to be miserable anymore so maybe I should give this deal a chance. I wanted to knock your head off a few days ago, but today I want your help. I’m ready to try to do whatever you tell me to do.”

F.: “Okay. Then consider this: what if you do not have to do anything? What if you simply need to understand, and I don’t mean understand those other people.

“I mean to understand you, the false selves you’ve been assigned or have adopted and how the hidden agendas of your personality identifications have been driving you all of your life, in control of your every thought and word and action?”

He: [Another long pause. Then:] “I’m willing to try. Let's get it going."

F.: Ah. Another flash of impatience? Or maybe readiness? The readiness would be preferred. Alright, so you said you’re seeing everything about the incident we have been discussing from a different perspective. Tell me about what you saw.”

He: “What I saw is that you were right. I was an idiot to hire a fellow like that brother-in-law. I’d never have hired anyone like that if I had not been urged to do so.”

F.: “To be clear, are you blaming your ex-wife for the fact that you did that?”

He: “Not in the least. Something was wrong with me that I went along with that. I know that now. I just don’t know what was wrong.”

F.: “Sure you do. I just told you, so let’s try it again: the hidden agendas of your personality identifications have been driving you all of your life and have been in control of your every thought and word and action. I’m going to ask you two questions and let’s see how you handle them:

“First, ‘WHO’ drove you to do that, and the answer is not ‘my ex-wife.' Furthermore, the answer to a WHO question will never be you. The answer will always be some false identity that you felt was real. The second question is, 'WHY did you go along with that WHO’s agenda'?”

He: “No clue.”

F.: “Short, succinct, to the point. Excellent. The truth should stun you into silence, Maharaj said. I’m seeing some progress already, even if you can’t answer the questions.

“We now know that under other circumstances, you would not have hired someone with a history of incompetency and a history of stealing money from an employer, so you are not totally insane. There’s hope for you."

He: [A faded smile, but no words.]

F.: “So WHO went along with the request from a wife at that time to hire someone you knew to be incompetent and a thief?”

He: [Considering, and then shaking his head to signal that he had no clue.]

F.: “Well, let’s get some background. Your original perspective was that your marriage was flowing along quite smoothly until he did what he did; then, you believed, his actions triggered a series of events that led to the end of your marriage.

“Maharaj said that 'the cause of all is all' – all that happens contributes to all that happens. So let’s look objectively at the state of that marriage before the separation. What was it really like?"

He: “I thought about that last night. It sucked. We’d fought for years, but the aftermath of the fights seemed to pass, so I assumed that everything was okay after that.

“It never was, and on some level I know that nothing had really passed and that nothing was really okay. I had a major fear of her leaving and taking our child, of losing the house, the savings, our life, everything.

“You mentioned fears and desires and I told you I was never afraid of anything, but I saw last night that I was afraid of everything and I desired to hang on to what I thought we had but it was not at all what I thought it was.”

F.: “Excellent!”

He: “Excellent? Excellent my ass! What was excellent about that?"

F.: “Nothing was excellent about that. It was all a lie. Two people play-acting on the stage of the Theater of the Lie. What is excellent is you’re seeing that fact. So back to question #1: ‘WHO hired an incompetent thief at the behest of his wife, and the answer is not ‘you.’ It is a role. What role were you trying to maintain?”

He: [Considering, then:] “The husband”?

F.: “So you’re asking the questions now instead of answering them?”

He: [Smirk, half smile, then:] “The husband.”

F.: “Excellent again! Because you had assumed a role that wanted continuity, that wanted to sustain itself forever, you did something very ignorant:

“you thought you could make happy someone who was unhappy, so you hired someone who was incompetent and who was a thief and you left him a stack of signed, black checks before hopping a jet for a month-and-a-half-long vacation that was also supposed to make your wife happy.”

He: “What an idiot, huh?”

F.: “Him, or you?”

He: “Me. He ended up with tens of thousands of dollars and a company that was already in full swing. He was obviously a lot smarter than I was.”

F.: “Nope. You were both being driven by ignorance and insanity and the agendas of many assumed identities. No beating up on yourself, please. I suspect that has happened enough. But understand that it was not ‘The husband’ alone who was at play. ‘The father’ was concerned about losing a child;

“‘The Moneyman’ was petrified, seemingly threatened, and almost angry enough to kill. ‘The Homeowner’ was fearing that the wife would take the house. We could probably find a dozen or more other roles involved in your being driven to behave as you did. Tell me about your wife and brother-in-law's relationship with their parents."

He: [He was slowed by the shift in direction, but finally answered:] "Their dad had an affair. Left the mom. Hurt her tremendously. Like I said, my wife's brother lived with his dad and new wife, worked for his father."

F.: "And destroyed $100,000 worth of equipment. Any chance that might have been inspired subconsciously, maybe by the hidden agenda of ‘The Hurt and Vengeful Son’? Is it possible that his destruction of his father's equipment was a passive-aggressive act?

He. :Wow."

F.: "Now tell me about your relationship with your parents."

He: "Similar. Dad left and remarried. I was hurt and I was angry when I saw the hurt mom was going through. I tried as best I could to help her get past their divorce and I tried to make her happy, but she never got over it.”

F.: “So ‘The Good Son’ was doing all he could to rescue mom and became convinced that if someone is unhappy, he has the power to do something about that. Sound about right?”

He: “Never thought of it that way. So you’re saying maybe later even as an adult, I subconsciously wanted to make another unhappy woman happy - that time my wife -  and was sorta driven by those earlier event?"

F.: "Maybe sort of like that brother-in-law might have been driven subconsciously by earlier events? But it doesn't really matter what I say. What matters is what you see and whether you see it clearly.”

He: “Damnation! That explains it. So I experienced what divorce is like through my parents, how miserable it is to be abandoned by a spouse, and I chose to do everything I could not to end up hurting like mom did.

“I decided to do everything I could to make my wife happy so she’d stay and then I wouldn’t have to go through that hurt mom went through. Is that what you’re trying to get at?”

F.: “Again, I'm am not trying to ‘get at’ anything. I'm pointing you toward truth and clear seeing. Seems we might be moving in that direction. Next, do you see that it was all of the hidden agendas of those WHO’s that were driving you and that you never ‘chose’ or ‘decided’ to do anything that you eventually did?”

He: [Looking down again. Silence. After some time, a tear streaming down a face. Silence on my end as well. Finally, he rubbed his cheeks and then looked at me. Then:] “So what’s next?”

F.: “Next is you need to stand up.” [We both stood. I went over and put an arm around his shoulders. Then:] "What’s next is for you to go home and consider in the silence all that you are seeing in a different light with a different perspective. In the process, consider what happens when persons enter into relationships with an unresolved fear of abandonment.

“Consider what happens when persons are driven by the hidden agendas of a host of personal identities. Consider all of the aspects of the event which you were angry and resentful about when you first came here. Then we’ll continue, same time next week.”

He nodded in agreement and walked toward the door. He gripped the door knob but turned and said, “Thanks” before walking out of the house and closing the door very quietly rather than slamming it in anger.

Sometimes, that's the kind of shift that happens if a person is willing to listen to someone talking "from the perspective of the universal consciousness" or from the point of view of awareness and the "Original Nature."

To be continued.

Please enter into the silence of contemplation.


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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.


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 their god / their 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)


"Heaven and earth shall fade away."

--Yeshu'a (Jesus)


"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) whose Vatican Bank worked for decades with the Mafia while laundering mob earnings (for a 15% all-profit charge by the Bank); 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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