What is life, where does it come from, and what is the meaning of it? [in the process of being updated]

In the world everything is limited by time and space.

In the world where we appear to be, everything is defined by time and space, and as life is formless, there is no life in a world limited by time and space. There is no more than life because it is formless and therefore endless. As you need more than one to have an opinion about what it is, and where it comes from it is not possible to answer this or any other question except if you imagine being in a world where there seems more than one. And since such a world is non-existing, so is any answer. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

PREFACE:
As everything in a world defined by time and space has a beginning and an end, one may expect that the answer to the question in the headline starts in a resourceful way and ends with a wise conclusion. But it is not possible. That which is life is formless and therefore without beginning and end, so it cannot be described. Only something with a beginning and an ending can be explained. And that is easy. It does not exist. In other words, a world defined by time and space is an illusion.

You will not get a more insightful answer about life at the end of the article, nor if you pay something as it is common in many articles on the internet to get the full answer. Alexius´ Enlightened Non-Teachings do not have something to sell because they are nothing. That is why, if you keep reading them, the experience of something is exposed as nothing, wherefore there does not appear to be something anymore to hide the formlessness of life.

No answer in a dream is able to explain what and where you are in the dream because you are not in the dream but in your bed.

Part 1:
On the internet, you can assemble a personality from manipulated photos and fake opinions to make it appear as if you are someone you are not. Basically, the only thing needed for this to work is electricity to power up your choice of media for connecting with the internet. Yet, there is no electricity in your appearance in cyberspace. Nor are you or anybody else there.

Whatever appears to be something is nothing.

This image is just zeros and ones added together in different combinations. If the combinations seem strange to you, you will most likely try to reorganise them into a public image of the world. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

Likewise, that which makes it possible to imagine you are someone in a physical world is an illusion. There is a significant difference in this comparison, though. The appearance of a world in cyberspace is an illusion, that, within the context of the physical world, is constructed from zeros and ones, added together in different combinations. But the illusion of a material world is not built from anything because life is formless so nothing specific can be created from it.

Likewise, that which makes it possible to imagine you are someone definitive living in a world defined by time and space is an illusion. There is a significant difference in this comparison, though. The appearance of you being somebody in cyberspace is an illusion, that, within the context of the physical world, is constructed from zeros and ones, added together in different combinations.

But the appearance of you in a physical world defined by time and space is not built from anything because life is formless and therefore endless. Hence there is not something specific from which something else can be made. In other words, the experience of being someone in a world defined by time and space is an illusion.

The experience of a physical world can be compared to a world where there is nothing but one machine, which has been programmed with artificial intelligence in a way so that specific signals are experienced as if it is thinking and others as if it is feeling something specific caused by somebody outside of it. Hence it concludes, that it is someone definitive in a world with like-minded beings.

To spell it out, the experience as you in a world defined by time and space is an illusion, that seems real when you believe the claim of the brain, which is that the experience is based on signals from your sensory system coming from a world outside of you.

PART 2:
Just like one might be able to explain why the fantasy of Santa Claus appeals to children even though it is not reasonable, one might also be able to explain why everybody believes to be in a world defined by time and space when this belief is compared to believing to be in the virtual world of a game from Oculus VR.

When you wear the headset from Oculus VR, you do not see the world that you assume to be real, but a virtual world displayed in it. So when you turn your head down and look at your legs, you do not see them as you used to. Instead, you may see them covered by a red spacesuit. And when you look up, you may notice the ceiling of a spaceship, that you appear to be flying. The world you saw, before you took on the glasses seems to be replaced by a more exciting world.

This article was written before Facebook bought Oculus VR. The image is grabbed from the web.

Suddenly you are in a fight somewhere in space with other spaceships that try to kill you. But if you are fast enough, you kill them first. If not, it is the end of you as a pilot in the virtual world – and the screen turns black.

You can compare a world defined by time and space to the world you see in the headset of Oculus VR. What you believe in seeing is not there, neither are you. There is one difference, though, nobody is watching itself to be somebody in a world defined by time and space. This is not possible because it requires more than one and there is no more than oneness since it is formless and therefore endless.

Reading this, however, you believe it is possible to be and have more than that which is one. Thus we go on as if this is so to challenge that belief within its context.

Just like a virtual game seems more exciting than the daily life in a world defined by time and space, all the possibilities in such a world seems more exciting than the formlessness of oneness, as it has nothing but the peace that comes from the absence of something. The excitement of a world defined by time and space, however, comes with a price. Nothing lasts, so there is always the fear of loss.

But that goes away if you remember, you are the player and not the person you appear to be in a virtual world. Then you can have fun pretending to be that person until you stop playing the game.

All experiences are fabricated by the brain regardless from where you perceive them to come. The brain, however, can only process something definable, so it cannot process the formlessness of oneness.

As a world where there seems to be more than one is an illusion, there is no answer to who you are in such a world. There is, however, an answer to why you believe to be someone there. You want to be and have more than that which is one. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

PART 3:
You may long for oneness and try to implement it in a world where there seems to be more than one. But such a world is a world of separation – otherwise, there would not seems to be more than one – so it has no room for oneness.

This experience of separation is only possible due to that which is one, as there is nothing else since it takes more than one to have a shape, wherefore oneness is formless and therefore endless. But the fantasy about separation cannot last because there is no time in oneness since that requires more the one. The imagination, therefore, is over the same moment it began, so what and where you believe in being is nothing but after images of it. Read more about that here.

While believing to be someone in a world where there seems to be more than one, it is best to give it your best shot. Because if not, you denounce what makes it possible to have this fantasy of more than one, namely that which is one.

You cannot see the power station in your living room. Yet it is due to that, your room is illuminated by night, so that you can experience the room.

You cannot see the power station in your living room. Yet it is due to that, your room is illuminated by light so that it can be experienced in the darkness. The image is grabbed from the we

Although there is no oneness in the after images of a world where there seems to be more than one, they are empowered by that which is one. Hence they all are symbols of oneness.

The more your experiences are perceived like that, the less their apparent difference seems to make a difference. Hence there is nothing to uphold the belief in separation. This you may not want, though, because you assume division brings more excitement than the peace of oneness.

A world where there seems to be more than one is based on foolish the idea, that it is possible to be and have more than that which is one. But no matter how much more you appear to be and have, it is not real because there is no more than that which is one since it is formless and therefore endless. That is why you sense something is wrong. Yet you let it slide so you can hold onto the idea that being and having more is possible Just like, within the context of a world where there seems to be more than one, children like to hold onto the exciting story of Santa Claus, even though they doubt it is real.

No matter what happens on a computer if you judge it to be good or bad, it is only possible to experience this due to the power of electricity.

But knowing that Santa Claus is unreal, it is fun playing along with the fantasy as if he is real. Just like it is fun playing along with the imagination of a world where there seems to be more than one. There is nothing to risk when you know it is not real, but a symbol of that which is, namely that which is one, since it is what makes it possible to imagine there is more than one.

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The duality hacks in Alexius´ Enlightened Non-Teachings are just as illusionary as anything else in a world where there seems to be more than one, but if one or more of them seem to be your cup of tea, by all means, go for them. Doing so both the illusion of Alexius´ Enlightened Non-Teachings and the world in which they appear to be will be undone – or rather the belief that it is possible to be and have more than that which is one. The graphic is grabbed from the web.

APPENDIX:
As there is nothing real in a world where there seems to be more than one, hack #2.1 Everything experienced is a symbol of life is, of course, also an illusion. But since the application of it undoes the belief in being someone in such a world, it can be used as your way back to that which is one.

This is not to suggest that you have your own way. There is no way out of a world where there seems to be more than one because there is no more than that which is one. Nevertheless, it feels good perceiving everything in a world where there seems to be more than one as symbols of that which is one, so you may as well go down that road, as it does not matter what way you go when you see everything as a symbol of that which is one.


NOTE: This article is part of hack #2.1 Everything experienced is a symbol of life.

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