(+) You are not someone definitive

For an illusion to not be real there must be something real from where the illusion is imagined.

For an illusion to appear there must be something real. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

If life is not an illusion but a world defined by time and space is, there is no life in it. Hence life cannot be known, while you appear to be someone definitive in such a world. What can be known though is what is not life.

If you within the context of a world defined by time and space are playing a game like Monopoly, you experience its world within the limitations of that game. Likewise, when you appear to be in a world defined by time and space, you experience it within its definitions – and just like there is nothing to transform in Monopoly, because it is all an illusion, there is nothing to transform in a world defined by time and space, because the reality of life is formless, and what is formless is endless, so there is no world defined by time and space.

Since life is formless, there is no life in a world defined by time and space.

In other words, it is not possible to experience that which is life, while you believe to be someone in a world defined by time and space. But it is possible to pretend living life there – even though everything have a beginning and an end and therefore is without life – knowing that when the illusion ends, that life is there, as it also was, while you pretended being something you are not. But you can only pretend to be something, you are not, because that which is you is real. A world, where you are not, would not be possible to imagine, if not for that which is real.

Appearing to be where you are not, there is no need to think about it, when and how it ends, since it is only in an illusion, that something appears to end. In reality, there is just one perpetual present.

It is an illusion, that you are not in reality. That which is you is real it cannot be in an illusion. You may think so, and you may try to fabricate causation, so that it seems, as if you are, where you are not. Cause and effect though is all a matter of believe, so if you do not believe, you were caused by something, you are not an effect of it. Hence your appearance as someone definitive in a world defined by time and space is not real but a symbol of that which is, as without that it is not possible to experience something illusionary.

NOTE: This article is part of hack #2.1 Seeing symbols of non-duality in a world of duality.


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