+ What to follow [under construction]

Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

Make no mistake, in the world of appearances what and where you seem to be remains the same whether you follow the empty breath and its bliss of nothingness, the basic self and the brains rewards of happiness or the special self and its quest for something better. Just like regardless your state of mind you are going to jail, if that is the command you get in a game like Monopoly.

Following the basic self you do it without thinking about why, as you are used to follow the commands of the brain, knowing towards what is in the best interest of the whole. But following the special self, which is a rewrite of the basic self from you have subtracted which everything judged to be wrong so you appear to better and more special, there will be much speculation about how not to go to jail.

When you finally have to go to jail, there will be feelings of injustice and maybe wishes of revenge. If you are a new ager or a do-gooder the latter is probably suppressed, as it does not fit into your image of being good.

Following the empty breath, there may be the same feelings about injustice and thoughts about revenge may pop up, but as you are in a state of not knowing, there is nobody to act upon them, so they do not appear to be something but nothing.

Looking for something special, you can never bid welcome the enlightenment of that which is one, because it takes more than one to experience anything.

If you do not follow anything, the enlightenment of that which is one is bid welcome, and as that is the end of the appearance as someone in a world where there seems to be more than one – see hack #5-7.1 From the inner senses through a black hole into that which is one – nobody in such a world is enlightened. Yet somebody who at times steps aside so nobody seems to hide the formlessness of oneness is to be compared to the enlightenment of that which is one.

Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

Alexius is such a person. That is why his non teachings are founded on that which is one and have nothing to offer since that would require more than one. Most other teachings, however, offer you to become and have more energy, love, freedom, stillness, consciousness and whatnot, because they are founded on the belief that there is more than that which is one. Read more about that here.

Not to follow anything comes a lot easier when you follow the empty breath or the basic self, as you are not doing it in an attempt to achieve something specific, whereas the special self is always about achieving something more important, wherefore it will never stop following what is considered to be its own path.

Alexius nature is not to exclude but to include, so he is not able to follow the special self. Yet he is able to simulate the appearance of it by imitating its behaviour, so he appears to be part of the race for being and having more in the future – just like he is able to imitate being someone in the world of Monopoly, who wants to make everyone else go bankrupt in the future.

But as he often forgets that he is supposed to conceal from others, that they are not real, he cannot help but laugh, when they talk about karma or similar concepts that blow them up as if they are somebody important. Thus they get very angry with him and make up a story where he appears to be wrong and thus as if he is real.

That being said, at times he is so successful in appearing to be special, that he starts to belief this is what he is, and consequently starts feeling exactly as confused as anybody else appearing to be special. But as the chaotic energy of this is not excluded, it is free to ignite a take off to the empty breath – read more about that here – so he again is indifference to what and where he appears to be and as nobody can pretend to be somebody – read more about that in hack #1.5 Pretending to be someone definitive.

NOTE: This article is part of hack #4.3 The basic self versus the special one.