Positive thinking is bullshit

A computer can only work, when both the negative and the positive pole in an electrical wire is used.

A computer only functions, when connected to both the negative and positive pole in an electrical wire, because in a world of duality negativity is just as needed as positivity. This does not apply to non-duality though. Nothing does, because non-duality is the formlessness of that which is one, and what is formless has no contrasts. Yet, as someone reading these black words contrasted by a white background, you believe to be in a world of duality, and so you must follow the rules of duality, which is to always confirm differences to be real. In other words, as much as you want to be happy, as much you must be willing to be unhappy. If tired of this play of duality, all you need to undo it is to be happy and unhappy without acknowledging the apparent difference to make a difference.* Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

Though there are lots of books and courses about self-realisation and transformation of it nobody has ever realised or transformed it. The reason is very simple: the self is not a fact but a belief. So any realisation or transformation of it results in nothing but a new belief, which is just as fragile as the old one, as doubt is the companion of any belief.

Self-realisation or transformation is a rosy dream of becoming a better person in the future for those who cannot accept how they appear to be today.

This replacement of one belief with another some call awakening, but as awakening has a beginning, it also has an end – and when it ends, you cannot use the happiness of being this new and better self to suppress the suffering, believing to be a self always seems to cause. Again what you judge as bad must be transformed in order for you not to appear bad but good. This is how it goes in a world of duality. It is a constant fight between good and bad, that never stops as long as you believe to be someone definitive, because that cannot be experienced without contrasts.

You cannot experience something as positive without having judged something else as negative, so to think positive is a confirmation of negative thoughts and vice versa.

If you try to exclude negativity, darkness, anger or other things, that do-gooders judge as bad and therefore as obstacles for becoming someone better you confirm duality, whereas if you include them there are no contrasts to define anything, because when for example negativity is included positivity is also included, as it cannot be experienced without its contrast.

It is not possible to leave non-duality, as to leave something involves more than one, and non-duality is that which is one. But it is possible to imagine there is more than one, and doing so it seems non-duality is replaced by duality. To undo this imagination, all what is needed is to stop believing, the apparent differences of duality make a difference*.

In other words, if not exclusive but inclusive* duality cease to exist and without it there is neither happiness or suffering, neither is there someone definitive, and so there is not something hiding that which has no contrasts, namely non-duality.


*) Hack #3 covers this – especially


NOTE: This is article is part of hack #1.3 Thoughts are nothing.

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  1. Jitender Joshi says:

    Reblogged this on Think Beyond and commented:
    Amazing work…;)

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