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posted on Nov, 10 2015 @ 06:57 PM
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originally posted by: Andy1144
Cursing the loss of the arm induces negative feelings. Weve been over this.

Yes we have and until you can prove that negative feelings are actually bad your claim is baseless.


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posted on Nov, 10 2015 @ 07:00 PM
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a reply to: daskakik

What do you mean by "bad" See how this can become a mind game?
It is bad in the sense that it is a less pleasent emotion then not cursing it.

From another sense, it is neither worse or better, because those are just concepts and illusions.
Perhaps your getting the two perspectives mixed up.

From the absolute, there is nothing wrong with suffering opposed to not.
From the relative, we can still say this is better and this is worse because it is usefull to ensure a better experience.
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posted on Nov, 10 2015 @ 07:06 PM
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originally posted by: Andy1144
What do you mean by "bad"

You are the one classifying.


It is bad in the sense that it is a less pleasent emotion then not cursing it.

According to what or who?


From another sense, it is neither worse or better, because those are just concepts and illusions.
Perhaps your getting the two perspectives mixed up.

Isn't this the sense that you are trying to awaken to?



posted on Nov, 10 2015 @ 07:10 PM
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a reply to: daskakik

"According to what or who? "

Really?



posted on Nov, 10 2015 @ 07:12 PM
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originally posted by: Andy1144
"According to what or who? "

Really?

Yes, because, if there is any truth to "From another sense, it is neither worse or better, because those are just concepts and illusions." then what or who said this is better or worse.



posted on Nov, 10 2015 @ 07:16 PM
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From the absolute no one. All there is, is this moment and nothing matters. This is the absolute.

This DOESNT mean we start denying the relative. There still need to be thoughts about past and future to extrapolate what we need in order to functions "as SELVES" to have the best possible experience.

The things that ends when one sees no self is identification. The sense of self continues after that.
Ultimately thought, there was never a self, and no one who saw it either.

Dont get the two prespectives mixed up.
Just because everything is an illusion and doesn't matter on the absolute doesn't mean we stop caring about having the best experience possible? ...Right?
But on the absolute it is correct that nothing is better or worse. Again, I also made my point about the relative and how it plays here
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posted on Nov, 10 2015 @ 07:21 PM
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originally posted by: Andy1144
From the absolute no one. All there is, is this moment and nothing matters. This is the absolute.

Sounds new agey to me.


Dont get the two prespectives mixed up.

Which one does DE awaken you to?

You know that that is a loaded question?
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posted on Nov, 10 2015 @ 07:25 PM
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It doesn't matter how it sounds. It is a truth of direct experience and of common sense that right and wrong are only concepts and the world has no inherent meaning.

On the absolute no one awakens to anything. DE is also as false as not DE.
On the relative, consciousness sees that it wasnt what it thought it was and awakens to what actually is true.

On the relative, the only thing that changed is the illusion and the experience as a consequence of that.
On the absolute, absolutely nothing changes.
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posted on Nov, 10 2015 @ 08:31 PM
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originally posted by: Andy1144
It doesn't matter how it sounds. It is a truth of direct experience and of common sense that right and wrong are only concepts and the world has no inherent meaning.

No it doesn't but you thought it important enough to mention something about it earlier.


On the absolute no one awakens to anything. DE is also as false as not DE.
On the relative, consciousness sees that it wasnt what it thought it was and awakens to what actually is true.

"Awakens to what is true", is vague and there is no indicator that this is good or better than remaining in ignorance, other than some great unkown force.


On the relative, the only thing that changed is the illusion and the experience as a consequence of that.
On the absolute, absolutely nothing changes.

The illusion doesn't change and the only thing that changes about the experience is the persons ability to let things go.




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posted on Nov, 11 2015 @ 02:14 AM
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What do you consider better or an improvement? I said that living in a state of delusion of a self will cause more mental suffering and living without this illusion wont. The same way knowing that ghosts are not real will make one live life with less fear. What don't you understand about this?
On the absolute they are both illusions, but one is more pleasurable then the other.
So I am not understanding you.

I think you've changed my last sentence with your own there. Put more meat in your replies, your being vague.
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posted on Nov, 11 2015 @ 03:34 AM
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a reply to: UniFinity

The experience of reality exists. Yes, it is an illusion but the experience of it exists. So it has implications.
On the absolute it has 0 implications and means nothing.



posted on Nov, 11 2015 @ 08:12 AM
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"the experience of it exists"

I AM.

but that also implicates another illusion?

experience exists... how or who is I AM in absolute? this is just another separation. So pure reality is like an inception, layer on layer, till it gets to our body awareness?
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posted on Nov, 11 2015 @ 10:06 AM
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originally posted by: Andy1144
What do you consider better or an improvement? I said that living in a state of delusion of a self will cause more mental suffering and living without this illusion wont. The same way knowing that ghosts are not real will make one live life with less fear. What don't you understand about this?

It isn't a matter of not understanding, it is a matter of this not being substantiated in any way.


On the absolute they are both illusions, but one is more pleasurable then the other.
So I am not understanding you.

Pleasure is subjective.


I think you've changed my last sentence with your own there. Put more meat in your replies, your being vague.

You can't tell the difference?

Yours is more vague, making it seem like some significant change has happened. My sentence lays out what actually changes, showing that there is no change other than a persons willingness to let things go.

That is what DE boils down to. Nothing metaphysical or even spiritual. C'est la vie, go with the flow, hakuna matata. Sure it's real, sure its attainable but it's really nothing more than a change of attitude.
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posted on Nov, 11 2015 @ 10:49 AM
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I am means I know I am aware. It can be verified directly, and does not need intellectual approval.
Nothing else can be known for sure directly but I am. The rest is intellectual understanding.
Its the only "thing" which isn't an illusion.
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posted on Nov, 11 2015 @ 10:52 AM
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It is a paradox.
The only thing which changes is the attitude. And this can sound like it means nothing when you say "only".
But this change of attitude can bring a complete change in ones wellbeing. Just changing that attitude.
It's good you understand that this isn't spiritual or metaphysical.



posted on Nov, 11 2015 @ 11:04 AM
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"experience of reality exists, what are the implications?"

can you elaborate a bit about implications?



posted on Nov, 11 2015 @ 11:06 AM
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That's a broad subject, maybe you could be more specific.
Consciousness is the constant factor of experience, the screen. Every experience happens in it. But although the experience is an appearence/illusion, it is experienced as real. In a sense it's impossible to experience an illusion because the experiene of everything is real.



posted on Nov, 11 2015 @ 11:13 AM
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aha okey, I get that.

lets go back a few questions.


I said that when non identification happens all that remains is DE.
than you asked me:
What do you lack?

how can there be lack of something if there is only nothing?
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posted on Nov, 11 2015 @ 11:17 AM
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Because you haven't recognized DE in your experience truly, because this would imply you have seen past the illusion of no-self. This should be a paradigm shattering realization.

You haven't done the self inquiries. Perhaps you aren't ripe enough yet. But, you haven't dropped any identifications. That is just your intellectual understanding which is pointless when it comes to experiencing DE first hand.

You aren't doing the self inquiries for a few personal reasons. Thats why I asked you what do you lack? Why isnt self inquiry your main priority?
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posted on Nov, 11 2015 @ 11:29 AM
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oh I get it...very interesting!

what indeed?

I will dedicate 100% of my focus to DE and will see how it goes, thanks for pointing that out!



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