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The Arrogance / Conflict Connection, Part Two 


"You will never find the truth regarding your own mental condition until you give up this firmly-held belief about what makes 'you' different from - and therefore better than - all of those 'others': 

'My poop smelleth not; thy caca, on the other hand, doth much offend'." 

The effects of that mindset? 

** Judging others and finding them to be "less than" and "not good enough." 

** Breaking relationships" on personal, state, national, and international levels. 

** Fighting, infighting, and fighting with one's assumed and /. or assigned self / selves. 

** Attacking those of a different race. 

**Attacking those of a different religion. 

** Attacking those of a different sexual orientation. 

** Attacking those of a different sect or denomination. 

** Attacking those of a lesser income level. 

** Civil wars. 

** National wars. 

** "World" wars. 

Got problems, either "here" or "there" or "everywhere."? Trace the roots back to a mind or minds with belief systems about being "different from" and therefore "better than" and entitlement and "deserving better" and "more" based solely on my race, sexual preference, nationality, religious affiliation, political affiliation, spiritual state, ad infinitum. 

A site visitor once forwarded the following to me which is relevant here: 

The realized, of course, understand that those are only four of the thousands of concepts being circulated by individuals and by institutions in which duality-driven persons use their teachings to gin up a sense of separation and "different-from-ment" and "better-than-ment," but those four have certainly accounted for a disproportionate share of that lie-based sense of separation. 

This was shared on this site in October of 2011 but is relevant at this point as well: 

The aim of all pointers shared is at the targets that Maharaj called "learned ignorance," "ignorance," "stupidity," and "insanity." The pointer here is that - as discussed in the book Going Crazy / Going Sane - there is "A Vocabulary of Realization, A Vocabulary of the Unicity, A Non-Dualistic Language of Real Love" which makes clear . . . 

that no hierarchies are valid; 

that no sense of separation is real; and 

that there is no basis at all for the widespread, arrogance-based, egotism-based notions of better-than-ment that the non-Realized have "fond memories of" and hold dear. 

Among the Realized, there are no words used that can convey any sense of separation. For example, in "The Vocabulary of Realization, "others" is used in quote marks when working with seekers on the early part of the "path," but once full realization happens, then the entire vocabulary of separation and differentiation and apart-ness is purged. 

The vocabulary of the Realized is devoid of racially-charged words and words that support the false sense of hierarchies that the non-Realized use regularly. Regarding that vocabulary of Realization, the following was shared on this site in August of 2005 after site visitor Sim said, 

“I just watched a 60 Minutes segment on river people named the Moken. They had no words for 'when' or 'want.' Time was not a concept of theirs, so they don't understand questions like 'How old are you?' If they catch a fish for breakfast, they aren't even thinking of lunch. There's just 'now.' A boat of kinsmen could pull up and it doesn't make any difference whether it's been 1 week, 1 year or 5 years. To them, it's the same. As to 'want,' they have words for give or take, but they don't understand 'want' and do not accumulate since they live on the sea. It’s really something, the way our language drives our thinking, huh?” 

The reply: Yes, language does drive thinking. The prerequisites for contaminating or blocking the consciousness and producing the illusion of a ‘mind’ include words, letters, language…etc, and it works both ways: thinking produces a language used to tell lies, and a language of lies results in more thinking. 

Moreover, we know that all thinking is in error since it is generated by a "mind" that is a reservoir used for storing lies and false beliefs and concepts and ideas. Anthropologists and linguists have studied the language used by Anglo-Saxons and Aryans and noted the frequency of references to their doctrines of accumulation and want and desire. 

By contrast, in an Advanced Linguistics course in college, it was revealed that the Algonquin language groups, just as with the Mokens you mentioned, have no word for “time.” Grandmother's Cherokee language also had no word for “time," but even more significantly, they have no word for “problem.” 

Relatedly, in all the years spent with that Cherokee grandmother, never was she seen to have what she called "a problem." As mentioned recently, she never discussed things like the weather, even as persons about her complained about it being too hot or too dry or too wet or too cold. For her, the way it was . . . was the way it was. 

They also avoid the use of the active voice, first-person singular (e.g., “I” followed by an active verb), and you’ll notice most sages avoid that usage as well. The personal “I” is avoided by the members of that tribe because they consider its use to be a sign of arrogance. 

Find a person who is arrogant and you’ll have found a person self-absorbed and totally occupied with the “I,” with the “ego” (Latin for “I”). A Cherokee child would not say, “I want water” but would report instead, “There is thirst.” The focus is on the thirst, not on the wants or desires or needs of a personal "I"—of a persona or a "personality." 

Their language, as is the case with "The Language of Realization," preempts arrogance because their philosophy (their understanding) preempts arrogance first. Also, note the avoidance of any expression of desire in the languages of the members of all these tribes. The result? If there's no plethora of desires, then there is no plethora of unmet desires. If no plethora of unmet desires accumulates, then there can be no loss of peace. 

The language of the Cherokees also provides insight into their "worldview" (or "universal" view) as well. They see themselves as "unaffected bystanders in a world where things just are." (Advaitins point to the same when discussing "pure witnessing only.") Them, it is "the world" that does things, not them, so they have no word for “doer.” Advaitins know the accuracy of that view, of the no-doer and the no-doership, as well. 

Too, they have no words in their language for “hate,” “war,” “greed,” “contend,” “competition,” or “rival.” Contrast their language, which has no word for “hate,” with the Anglo-Saxon / Aryan language which includes: hate, hatred, animosity, loathing, enmity, abhorrence, disaffection, alienation, coolness, disgust, estrangement, and all the related words such as resent, resentment, dislike, repugnance, revenge, despise, venomous, bitterness, detestation, umbrage, and antipathy. 

To that list you could likely add hundreds of other words with similar meaning or connotation. What does the absence of those words reveal about the culture / philosophy of the Cherokees and the other tribes mentioned, and what does the presence of those words reveal about persons in societies that use the Aryan / Anglo-Saxon language? Also revealing is the fact that among the them, the words “angry” and “insane” are closely related. 

Then there are the Penans and the Apayao tribes. Neither tribe has words or terms for “separation” or for “thank you.” There is no separation or proprietorship in their worldview, so there’s no need to thank anyone for anything because there are no words for “giving” or for “taking.” All is shared, so there is no personal ownership. 

With no concept of land ownership, and believing that the land offers up the elements and the energy that facilitate the manifestation of consciousness, they treat all land as equally valuable. There is no “apart from,” so when the Europeans introduced the idea that certain parcels of land are “holy,” (a word which by definition means “different from” and thus perpetuates dual-mindedness) the tribe members could not understand that concept. 

One early post on this site discussed the conflict which grows out of the western concepts of possession that are expressed with “my” and “mine.” Those two words do not exist in the languages of the tribes above. Also, the Apayaos have no words for "duality,” “hello” or “goodbye,” again because they have no concept of separation. When they arrive, they arrive; when they leave, they leave. It all just happens, but not in any time-frame or with any sense of disconnection. 

As with the members of those non-Western, non-European, non-white tribes, Advaitins are conscious of the words and word structures used. A shift occurs in the ways of communication as the Realized awaken to the potential influence of words on the mindset of entire populations. While aware that truth cannot be stated, the Realized are also aware of the untruths that words convey. 

Next, since the impact of words is known, they are used less and less among the Realized. The quiet is not imposed; after clarity manifests, the silence just starts happening. Finally, look to the languages of the tribes discussed and see what “natural living” was like for millions of years: 

no wanting, no desiring, no sense of separation, no divisions of land into “holy” and “not holy," and thus no fighting over ownership of “holy land.” 

To suggest that which some on the far right of the political spectrum are now proposing (specifically, that "words mean nothing and words can tell us nothing about the character of this man") is to reveal the ignorance of those making such claims. 

Visitors here know that thoughts precede words and that words precede deeds. Any words which imply "separation" and "better-than-ment" and "different from" and "higher than" or "lower than" are words of ignorance and learned ignorance, pulled from the vocabulary of duality. And as one Advaitin said 2000 years ago, "A dual-minded person is unstable in all ways."

Instability can be hidden by the "slick," by those versed in the ways of charm and the ways of image-making and image-perpetuation, but for the sane and wise to detect the duality revealed via such a person's thoughts and words and deeds is to shatter the mask and to reveal that which is hidden behind the facade. 

Once the disguise has been seen through, once the masquerade has been exposed, then what is revealed is ego-assumption, egotism to support assumed ego-states, ignorance, learned ignorance, stupidity and insanity. 

To see the effects of egotism, ignorance, learned ignorance, stupidity and insanity is to understand why Maharaj - and all "realized advaitin / nisargan teachers - target not persons but egotism, ignorance, learned ignorance, stupidity and insanity instead.

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.


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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