Ways to see, that apparent differences make no difference

My three cats are apparently very different. Yet are love all of them – not in the same way though. I acknowledge their different needs and therefore love them differently. But all these differences makes no difference to me, as I perceive both the cats, me and every other appearance in the world as a symbol of that which makes it possible to have such different experiences, namely that which is one.

My three cats seem to be very different. Yet I love them all – not in the same way though. I acknowledge their different needs and love them accordingly. All of these differences make no difference to me, as I perceive both the cats, me as a symbol of that which makes it possible to experience us as if there is more than one. This does not mean that my cats and I am at one – or that I am one with the world, but that even though we all appear to be very different, all the apparent differences make no difference, as we all are symbols of the same, namely that which is one. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

There is no free will in the world regarding what is going to happen next, because nothing is happening – just like nothing is happening in a movie. Even though it appears like things can be changed in a movie, all changes are pre-made according to the choice of the producer. It is not a choice of yours. Your only choice is to decide how to perceive what appears to happen in a movie. The same applies to the world. It is just as illusionary as a movie or a video game.

If you choose to perceive that the apparent differences in a movie make a difference, then the movie seems very real to you and you may want it to go on. But if you choose to perceive, that the apparent differences make no difference, then it does not matter, if the world in movie suddenly is gone. In fact you will like it to finish, because the virtual world in the movie covers up that which is real.

Well, it is actually not the world that covers up that which is real, but the belief that its apparent differences make a difference. Yet not perceiving the apparent differences in the world to make a difference, this belief is slowly undone, and without it there is not something, that appears to hide that which is real.

Two ways of perceiving the world
Let us examine perceiving differences to make a difference versus perceiving them not to make a difference. The first one requires hard work, because when differences are perceived to make a difference you are always occupied by judging them as good or bad, so you can exclude what is judged to be bad from your story of the world in order to make it appear as if you are one of the good ones. The reward is that you appear to be and have more than that which is one.

The second choice requires no work, but including all the apparent differences, which is quite easy, as it is just to not exclude what you perceive in this moment. The reward is a perfect moment, where nothing is wrong or missing. In other words, you do not need to be or have more – except for more perfect moments. The more you have of those, the less you need to be and have. You become a nobody, and as the world is in the eye of the beholder, nobody is seen, and so there is not someone definitive to hide the formlessness of that which is one.

Ways to perceive differences make no difference?
In the first articles of hack #3.2 Inclusiveness is a perfect moment it was suggested to defocus to cancel out differences. This may be the fastest way to undo the belief in a world, where there seems to be more than one, so it does not appear to hide that which is one. But if you like to enjoy the world while undoing it – or as somebody once said, to be in the world and not of it – defocusing may be a bit abrupt to you.

In that case you could choose, seeing everything in the world as symbols of that which is one, as that means, even though the appearances of the world seems to be different, it makes no difference because they all symbolise the same. In other words, when everything in the world is perceived to be symbolic, you do not have to think about contrasts and make sure everything is included.

In this way the belief in a world, where there seems to be more than one, is being undone, while you can have fun appearing to be there. This you can read about in hack #2.1 To see symbols of life in the world and hack #2.2 Everything experienced is a symbol of lifeThe same occurs the more you choose to pretend being a person in the world instead of believing to be there. You can read about that in hack #1.5 Pretending to be a person and hack #1.6 Pretending is a way out of duality.

If you like, you can also check out hack #3.5 Inclusiveness is pure bliss, where there is much more about how to cancel out contrasts by fully including one side of them – or for example the below articles:


  • One very easy way to not to focus is to play music over 65 dB for a prolonged time – especially if it is music that you consider to be senseless.
  • This article is part of hack #3.2 Inclusiveness is a perfect moment.


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