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Everyone eventually wakes up. That is the mystical experience and the expanded consciousness. Recognizing that all life is an illusionary game, a play, ballet on the cosmic stage, and that we are all the godhead playing a game of hide and seek with ourselves. That is the point of the shaman, the mystic: to find out who we are, because part of the illusion is a world of people telling you who you are. So the hidden things are there for those who realize that things are more than what they seem, otherwise it wouldn't be hidden. That is the point of the occult, the esoteric, and why people condemn such things: because they're too busy sleeping! Most people don't like being woken up when they're dreaming or just can't fathom that they are dreaming because it feels so real. But some people just wake up earlier than others, or from a different perspective, some people wake up later. This is not the only purpose of life, or the main goal of it rather, but it is the eventual outcome of the game.
Originally posted by SparkOfSparks6
What are your thoughts on this?
""The lips of wisdom are closed, except to the ears of Understanding."
That is to me, is ultimately saying that someone who seeks to understand the hidden nature of things, will soon begin to understand it.
Remember that the nature of conspiracy is also 'hidden' like the nature of the occult/esoteric
Originally posted by Openeye
I once believed that hidden forces were at work to manipulate the world and reality, however as my understanding of the subject grew I came to understand the lack of substance which backed that claim up.
Good for you. I like what Terrance McKenna said about that, he said
"It's out of control, of that we can be certain, but who's control is it out of?"