+ The closer you look, the less you believe what you see is real

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You think you have chosen to see what you look at now, but it is fragments of what you saw one second ago pieced together by the brain into what it wants you to experience as if you are seeing it now. Read more about that herePhoto © Alexius Jorgensen.

PART 1:
Alexius has not invented the headline. It is a rewrite of a movie title. Nor is the rest of the article thought up by him. He cannot think. Thoughts are passing by like frequencies are passing by a radio, which picks up and transmits those it is tuned into. In this article Alexius is tuned into the following:

They meditate, chant, drink, take drugs or something else to alter their perception of the present moment so they can avoid being in touch with the feelings it seems to bring about. But every time they do something to rid a feeling, sadness, for example, on a psychological level they enhance the sense of not being happy. Thus what you consider to be wrong in yourself or the world you increase, the more you try to avoid or correct it.

  • Trying to purify yourself, you enhance feeling condemned.
  • Pursuing freedom, you strengthen the door to your prison.
  • Eating to get healthy, your feeling of being wrong is fed.
  • On a quest for enlightenment, darkness is tightened.
  • Trying to unite, separation is increased.
  • Looking for love, your self-hatred is ratified.
  • Seeking god, you feel more sinful.
  • Meditating to be at peace, your frustrations increase.
  • Searching for a higher self, you confirm you are not good enough.
  • Wanting to be perfect, imperfect is confirmed

This is not to say, that you should stop suppressing your feelings. By all means, go ahead and do it – or stop it. It does not matter. Whatever you seem to think, feel or do is a fantasy because what and where you believe to be is fabricated by the brain.

You think you are reading this article now, but actually, you are reading an edited version of what you read one second ago, as the brain has spent one second on filtering and interpreting it in such a way, so you seem to read something that is coherent with the experiences it has made for you in the past.

If reading that makes you want to know what this article really says, and you decide to see the unfiltered and therefore authentic version of it, you are still caught in the game of the brain, namely that what you do and say makes a difference. It is like thinking, you can make a difference in the world of Super Mario. It is not possible. Everything is fixed. But you are free to change your perception of it.

So if the way the brain filters your experience is perceived to be upsetting, you change your perception into something that makes you feel good. Believing that what and where you appear to be is real, you may consider this as to cheat. But when you know that every experience is an illusion fabricated by the brain, having them is like watching the show of a magician. You do not want to break the magic spell by looking for authenticity but to perceive the show in a way that entertains you. Read more about that in hack #4.2 The basic self versus the special one.

There´s no pink flower in this pic. The color pink does not exist within the reality of the world, so if you see pink, you have constructed the color yourself.

Without flaws, the structure of the universe would be perfect and therefore not appear to be manifested as something. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

PART 2:
All colours in a light beam, except lime green, have a complementary colour, so if you believe to see pink, which theoretically speaking is the complementary colour of lime green, in the pictures here you are wrong. Pink does not exist. That is why it is said to be an extra-spectral colour in Wikipedia. If you want more factual info about pink, also called fuchsia and magenta, follow this link.

The reason you perceive the colour pink, although it is not there, is that every time you, theoretically speaking, should see it as a complementary colour to lime green, you mix blue and red to create pink so you can fill the gap in the spectrum of a light beam with it.

But if not for gaps, a world where there seems to be more than one would, according to science, not appear there. It was a perceived gap in the pattern, made up by the particles from the big bang, that made it possible for the inconsistent structure to unfold into a world with gaps between everything. In other words, if a gap had not been perceived in the way the particles from the big bang gathered together, there would have been no imperfection to trigger the fantasy of separation.

Perfection, therefore, is the end of separation. But this is not achieved by filling the gaps with love or other childish dreams of togetherness, as the special self would do, since doing so is based on the belief in separation (read more about that here), because without it, there would be nobody to love.

The world is designed, so it appears to be a puzzle, where you are rewarded when you get the pieces right. But the puzzle is incomplete. A piece is missing. No problem, if you perceive it as it is, but if not, an endless quest for something to fill the gap is set in motion.

But perceiving it as it is, gaps neither contribute to imperfection or perfection but to a world where they seem to separate everything and thus to keep together a world where there seems to be more than one. Perceiving it like this, which the basic self does, gaps are what makes it entertaining to experience such a world. You can read about the basic and special self in hack #4.2 The basic self versus the special one.

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What you think you see, is precisely that. It is an image fabricated by the brain, which has lots of scripts to automatically manipulate the rays of light reaching the eyes into an image of the world, that looks like you expect it to do. The graphic is grabbed from the web.

Once upon a time, a king liked to order people to be beheaded in the blind spot, we all have when we look at something from a specific angle. It is not a gap that we notice because we are conditioned to fill it with something from our memory. The king, therefore, kept seeing the beheaded ones with a head until he changed his viewing angle and they had no head, which he found very amusing.

It is not only the gaps as mentioned above we are conditioned to fill with what we expect to see. This whole page that you think you see on a digital media is a gap that has been filled with something because digital info cannot be seen. Check out Eyes do not see, they translate.

The same applies to the rest of the world that you believe to see. It is as virtual as this page, and so is the brain that seems to fill it with something real.

There are probably lots of gaps in ths article which has been filled with something that makes sense to you.


NOTE: This article is part of hack #4.1 Eyes cannot see.

Every moment is the perfect moment – also for dying in the rainforest

This article is in the process of being updated!

Everything that appears to be more than one is an illusion

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PART 1:
Life is the formlessness of that which is one, and as formlessness has no dimension everything dimensional is lifeless. Well, it does is not there at all, because what is formless is endless, so there is no more than that which is one. In other words, if you are experiencing a dimensional world where there seems to be more than one, you are hallucinating.

The oneness of life can be compared to the one line in the above animation, and a world defined by time and space to the tree, that it seems to create.

But there is no tree. It is an illusion. If you look closer, you will see, everything in the tree are fragments of one line, that are added together in such a way, that they appear to be different and not just the same line.

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That everything appearing not to be one is an illusion does not mean, that you should look at everything a world defined by time and space as one. As long as you yourself appear to be what you are not, namely someone who differs from others in a world defined by time and space, it would be an illusion to look at such a world as it is the formlessness of that which is one.

A world defined by time and space is a world of separation and since you appear to be there, you have chosen to be separated. Yet this choice confirms the oneness it denies because without it you could not separate from it, so everything that appears to be separated from that which is one is a symbol of it.

If you want to undo, what is not one, you acknowledge the separation, you seem to be part of, but instead of relating to everything as it differs from each other you relate to everything as different symbols of the same, namely that which is one. The more you perceive what seems separated from that which is one as symbols of it, the more you are having the belief in being separated from that which is one undone.

Alexius´ Enlightened Non-Teachings also suggest hack #1.3 Pretending to be someone definitive is liberation, as a remedy to have what is not one undone. The more you pretend to be someone definitive instead of believing to be one, the more this belief is undone, because what you pretend to be you are not.

Some think, they can escape the sense of separation and be in a mix of the world and something spiritual by hugging a so-called spiritual teacher, by chanting, giving unconditional love or similar childish ideas. The idea is in itself a contradiction, as spirit is formless and the world is form. One exclude the other. Besides adding two things together does not make one, and it is only in the world of separation, that it seems two things can be merged. There is nothing to merge in oneness.

Some think they can escape the pain of separation by fusing a world defined by time and space with what they consider to be spiritual by hugging a so-called spiritual teacher, or by chanting, giving unconditional love or similar spaced out ideas. As spirit is formless and the world is nothing but form, they cannot be fused. One excludes the other. Besides adding two things together does not make them one. It is only in the world of separation, it seems that two things can be merged. There is nothing to merge in the formlessness of oneness, as there is no more than that which is one.

Whatever you choose makes no difference, as long as the purpose is to undo the belief that it is possible to be and have more than that which is one. Unfortunately, most so-called spiritual ways do not have this purpose. Instead, the purpose most often is to make it bearable appearing to be and have more than that which is one, so it seems you can uphold your belief in separation and still be at peace. Such ways are not undoing the belief in what is not one but enhancing it in order to hide that which is one behind gibberish talk of bliss, stillness and other things that requires more than one to experience.

How many black dots can you count?
See the notes below the article for the answer.

PART 2:
That which is life is flat compared to a world defined by time and space, as you can read in the previous article One is one, and one is all there is. As flatness has no dimensions life is so small that it has no form. And as formlessness is endless, there is no more than life. Hence a world defined by time and space is not real, but just like a dream an abstraction of that which is. This illusion is only possible because of reality.

seperator2When used in an article this is a symbol of separation. But it has no power to separate anything, unless you project that onto it.

In Alexius´ Enlightened Non-Teachings the words non-duality, life, reality, one perpetual present, spirit, one and oneness, in general, are different words for the same, namely that which is formless and has no beginning and end. In other words, that which is. Those words are limited – they have a beginning and an end like everything else in the world – so they cannot really tell what non-duality, life, reality, one perpetual present, spirit, one and oneness is, but they can point towards it.

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The bigger it is the more you believe it must be real, but it is the other way around. That which is real, namely life, has no size at all.

In a world defined by time and space most are looking for something bigger and/or better, but what the above words symbolise is neither bigger or better. It is that which is formless, and therefore not in a world defined by time and space, which therefore is lifeless, so if you seem to see such a world, you must be dreaming.

after-watching-a-scary-movie_1140There only seems to be life in the illusionary world of a movie, because it appears to have an effect on someone. You are someone, that have chosen to be an effect of an illusion.

A dream only appears to be there because of the dreamer. Yet the dream is not the dreamer. Likewise, the world only seems to be there because of life, though the world is not that which is life.

The movie you are watching, while wearing 3-D glasses, is not in 3-D. It is a trick. The movie is actually flat. And the world, that you seem to see in 3D from day-to-day, is not dimensional. Even physically speaking it is not so. It is a fabrication made up by the brain.

Ultimately speaking you do not see the world at all, because only that which is one is real, and it takes more than one to see something, so everything that can be seen is not real. In other words, neither you or the world is real. It is a trick. All there is, is one perpetual present.

Be aware, that the above explanations are metaphors used to explain, what cannot be explained. The world is not a dream, but to be compared to a dream. If the world was a dream, there would be someone dreaming about it, and no one is dreaming it. The same applies to the movie metaphor. The world is not a movie, but to be compared to a movie.

Pure-LovePART 3:
Once upon a time Alexius often went for a cup of coffee and to chill out in a restaurant that seemed to fit into the image, he had fabricated of a cosy place. One day, however, he hated the very same things, he used to love the place for.

A relationship can be a bit the same. The exact things that you originally felt attracted to in another person may one day start to irritate you. The heart cannot be trusted. It is only loyal until it sees something better. Then it starts hating what it used to love and wants to replace it with something better or purer. The heart is flimsy and so is the whole experience of being someone definitive in a world where there seems to be more than one. It is not founded on reality but on how you think reality should be – and such a foundation is not sound.

There is no world. It is a deception.

There is no world. It is a deception.

It is the brain, that fabricate the images, you seem to ´see´. In fact the brain can produce perfect images of what seems to be a realistic world out there, even when your eyes are closed. In other words, you are deceived by the brain – but only because you want to.

In every moment since you were born, you have seen the world upside down. That is the way, the reflections of light reaching the eyes, are received. And not before this upside down image has been corrected by the brain into the collectively agreed image of the world, do you ´see´ the world in the way we all have agreed upon it should look.

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This correction goes on all the time along together with so many other corrections. For instance, you do not consider the earth to be flat, although it certainly is experienced like that when you look into the horizon.

»Our eyes are constantly lying to us. If you place a dark filter in front of one eye, your eye will perceive flat objects as having depth, which is known as the Pulfrich effect.« From an article about virtual reality in Macworld.

To make long short: Every experience – no matter if you call it direct or whatever – is a deception, that needs to be corrected. The experience of a substantial world that is produced in the brain with the help of the outer senses is a lie because there is nothing but empty space.

If you look for a deeper understanding or to dig deeper into the matter of something, you are enhancing the belief in a world defined by time and space and therefore fencing off the formlessness of life, since formlessness is flat as can be.

Fortunately, all experiences are corrected in one fell swoop, when the belief that you are a someone definitive is undone because then there is nobody to experience anything.


NOTES:

  • The answer to how many black dots there are in the above image is that there are none. So if you see any, you believe to be someone in a world that is not there.
  • The animation in the top of the article is a remake by Aatish Bhatia of a fractal by Daniel Shiffman / Nature of Code. The drawing is by Daniel Shiffman / Nature of Code and both are grabbed from the article How to Dance with a Tree: Visualizing Fractals With Dance from Wired. The photo is grabbed from the web and so are the other graphics.
  • This article is part of hack 2.4 Life is flat.

Fear is just a four letter word

Feelings confirm you as a living being within a capsule of time and space. It is fearful though to be stuck in a capsule, and if you also fear leaving it, you will look for lasting happiness there, but never find it, as time and space is an illusion built on the idea, there must be more than that which is formless and non-tangible.

Feelings confirm you to be alive in a capsule of time and space. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

Sometimes the weather is rainy and at other times sunny. Though thoughts of rain may seem heavier than those of sunshine all kinds of thoughts are fleeting, so the apparent heaviness of specific thoughts will not remain. That is if you have no need to feel the world.

If you want to experience yourself as a real person in a real world, you need to feel it, so in this context heavy thoughts are preferable – especially if they are justified by something.

By concluding that the thoughts, you seemed to have while it was raining, was caused by the rain, you project them onto something perceived as a substance, and that rubs off on the thoughts regarding the rain. They seem to become a substance you can feel – and feeling the rain, you know the world has done something to you. Hence the conclusion seems to be that you and the world must be real.

Although the feeling that is produced when the body is touched, is nothing but a construction of thoughts compiled in the brain, you believe this proves the body to be real and hence that you exist as someone definitive.

Whatever thoughts are passing by regarding the rain, if you use them to justify something in relation to the rain, they will turn into feelings, and they will be painful in one way or the other.

Thoughts that are passing by regarding the rain turn into something you interpret as feelings if you, for example, fall on a slippery road or simply just imagine it. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

To make the feeling of being someone who is getting wet from rain even more substantial, you may search your memory for a similar event. Let us say, you remember how you stumbled and broke your leg one rainy day in the past. The thoughts of anger that passed by that day, you did not like, so you excluded them from what you experienced to be you by justifying the authorities who had not put up a warning sign about the slippery road. Read more about excluding thoughts and feelings by defending them with the world in hack #3 Not being exclusive but inclusive.

The conversion of thoughts into feelings
Remembering the essence of this past event, namely that you are a victim of sources outside of yourself, will help you to justify your thoughts in the present with something outside of you that seems to be substantial, so that thoughts about it turn into a more tangible form. And as the past feeling of anger was justified by the authorities, whom you blamed for having caused your broken leg, the present emotion is not felt but rather conceptualised by judging it to be something unpleasant caused by somebody else.

Being a victim of bad things outside of yourself you can define yourself as good and others as bad. Some do it the other way around, but that does not matter. What matters is, that you are defined as someone specific because then you are someone definitive in a real world, that can be felt like a substantial body and feeling it seems to confirm, your existence, although it is nothing but a construction of thoughts. This also applies also to feelings of love and whatnot.

To make long short, in the context of the above story of a broken leg you have stored feelings of sadness in your leg, and you have a short fuse regarding authorities, whom you blame for this. So because of how you have chosen to perceive the past, even a light shower or a mild reprimand may trigger the old feelings stored in your legs. It hurts, but it is also comforting, as feelings confirm you are alive.

Feeling the world may sometimes seem so intense and real, that you look for ways to lessen feelings you do not like with alcohol, meditation, prayer, chanting, food, television, shopping and whatnot.

The purpose, however, is still to feel that you exist, and in this you can never succeed, because it takes more than one to exist and there is no more than that which is one, since it is formless and therefore endless.

Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

Your identification depends on feelings. Without them you do not seem to exist, so even if you consult a healer, you do not want to be healed, because without feelings you cannot experience yourself to be someone definitive. You only want the feelings of discomfort to hurt less or cause fewer problems. See also the article That which is faster than the speed of light.

More about the substance of feelings in hack #8.3 Feelings are thoughts constructed to appear as if they are tangible.

The deconstruction of thoughts
No healing can help you as long as you want to remain a person in the world – and as long as you seem to be in the world, you want to be a person. That is why you appear to be there. Fortunately, there are ways to hack this where you can have your cake and eat it too.

Some suggest forgiveness as a way to deal with the world. Alexius´ Enlightened Non-Teachings have several other hacks to deal with the world and at the same time undo the belief in it, for example pretending to be someone definitive in the world instead of believing to be a person there (hack #1.3 Pretending to be someone definitive) – or to perceive everything as symbols as that which is life (hack #2.1 Everything experienced is a symbol of life).

Anyway out of an illusion is an illusion so whatever way out of it that seems beneficial to you can be used to undo this illusion. Best to follow a way though, of one who knows, it is an illusion, since you are not going anywhere, as that which is you is no different from that which is one, and it takes more than one to go somewhere. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

Thoughts are fleeting, so to think you are someone definitive is not painful, but to project this thought onto a body in order to feel as if you exist is very painful, because feelings have an end, and so you know what you appear is gonna end.

These ways make it more comfortable to appear as if you are someone definitive, while the thought system behind the belief that it is possible to be someone at all is being undone. None of those ways though are the right way, because there is no way. If there were, the world would be real and not an illusion, so while you appear to be in this illusion, it makes no difference what way you choose or if you any.

Although fear is not comfortable, it will always makes you feel as if you are alive. But it is someone who has no life, who needs to feel it. That which is life cannot be felt, because there is nothing else than that, and so there is no way to feel it. No worries. That which is life is content by being everything.

To perceive everything as symbols of that which is life ((hack #2.1-2 To see symbols of life in the world and Everything experienced is a symbol of life) may be the fastest way. But then again time is an illusion.

Nevertheless, this hack includes forgiveness, which is the favourite hack of A Course in Miracles, and all the duality hacks of Alexius, as they of course also symbolise that which is life. That is except the enlightenment of that which is one (see hack #5-7.2 The enlightenment of that which is one cannot be found in a world where there seems to be more than one, but glimpses of it can), as that which is one is life.

There is nothing to learn in the world, because just like in a dream you are not there.

This hack is so easy to implement because forgetting to do it is just another symbol of that which is life, so you do not have to be a good student. A lousy student is also a symbol of that which is life. You do not even need a teacher, because there is nothing to learn or accomplish.

You do need to follow something that is not perceived to be of your own and in your own speed because only what is not real has something of its own.

The less you care about your appearance in the world. the less there is to fear This pic is grabbed from cyberspace.

The less you care about your appearance in the world. the less there is to be and therefore to fear. The graphic is grabbed from the web.

APPENDIX:
Love is not something we are born with. It is a state of mind, that we have learned to fabricate by bringing flowers or whatever we imagine is perceived as love. But fear is what we are born with because it is frightening to appear as if you are someone definitive in a capsule of time and space.

The idea of love, however, is an enhancement of fear, because, for love to appear, there needs to be more than one, and when there is more than one there is separation, which is scaring. The same applies to be spiritual – or being something at all.

A world where there seems to be more than one is an abstraction of that which is one, and as that which is you is not an abstraction but that which is one, you are not in such a world.

That which is one is not in a world where there seems to be more than one
There is no spiritual journey in a world where there seems to be more than one, even though such a world can only be experienced because of spirituality – just like that even though your electronic media is what makes it possible to read this, it is not in what you read. In fact, it appears to be hidden by this article like that which is one appears to be hidden by your experience of a world where there seems to be more than one.

The experience of such a world is based on the imagination, that it is possible to separate oneness into bits and pieces defined by time and space. What needs to be imagined though is not real, so the imagination of a world encapsulated by time and space is dismissed the moment it is conceived.

In other words: There is no solution to fear because there is no definable world and never was. The moment you accept that, you do not know of fear as something you feel. This applies to love or any other feeling as well. This is not something you choose to accept, because choosing is based on the idea that it is possible to be and have more than that which is one. Neither is it something you let happen, as that is based on the belief in being someone definitive.

When you just do not give a shit and could not care less about what and where you appear to be there, the world does not seem to have a hold on you anymore. Well as it does not exist, it never had. It is you who hold onto your idea of a world encapsulated by time and space. Just like it is you, who identify yourself with the world of a movie. But the world in the movie does not exist, and what does not exist cannot empower you – unless you take part in it, as if it is real.


NOTE: This article is part of hack 2.3 Choosing or not.

Meditation is a con trick conducted by the rogue consciousness of the self

Whether your eyes are open or not, whatever you experience is a symbol of that which is life. If that is not what you see, meditation will not change that. On the contrary, it will confirm the belief that there are good and bad things to experience.

To experience something, there must be more than one. Consequently, any experience in meditation is a maintenance and not an escape of duality. No worries. You do not need to escape duality. That which is you is not there. It is not possible – just like within the context of duality you are not in the greens of this image, though you may pretend to be ´there´*. But where you pretend to be you are not. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

PART 1:
Traditional eastern meditation, as it is carried out all over the world, seems to be all about emptying the mind for thoughts, whereas the western meditation founded on Christianity seems to be about filling it with ideas of god.

Both the experience of emptying or filling the mind is a construction of thoughts.

The mind though is not a fact, but a construction of thoughts, that you have chosen to believe is real. So whether subtracting from this belief or adding to it, the result is just another belief.

To think that you can stop thoughts is an imagination based on the belief, that you are someone definitive – if you did not believe this, there would be no thoughts to stop, as there would be nobody thinking them …

If you do not believe thoughts to be yours, you cannot appear to be someone specific in a world of duality, so without them, you could not meditate. In other words, meditation is a multiplication of thoughts.

Who but the very dirty, needs to meditate every day to purify themselves. I do not even wash my clothes daily. Why should I clean them, when they are not dirty?

There´s nothing to purify.

Just like the world is a simulated reality, so is this image – and no meditation or anything else is gonna make it real. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

It is a con trick conducted by the rogue consciousness of the self (read more about the rogue consciousness of the self here), that meditation will purify, change or transform you. In the disguise of a do-gooder – sometimes called a guru – it promises you, that thoughts will disappear when you meditate so that there is nothing to disturb you from being at peace. Still, most have the opposite experience, namely that there appear to be more thoughts when they start meditating (read more about that here). If they dare to complain about it, they are in a patronising way told that this is part of the healing process.

Anything that involves more than one is an illusion, so the same applies to Alexius´ Enlightened Non-Teachings. In other words, they are not different from anything else in a world where there seems to be more than one, except if they are useful for you in regards to exposing the illusion of such a world.

There is, however, nothing to heal but the sick belief that it is possible to be and have more than the formlessness of that which is one.

You have all what it takes. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

You have all what it takes. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

Meditation does not give you lasting peace or transform you into a higher state of being, and the teacher of meditation has not something, that you do not have yourself. You need no help, because all what is needed is that which makes it possible to experience a the world where there seems to be more than one, namely that which is one, and everybody has that.

What to conclude? Not much really, maybe to say that thoughts have no power unless you use them to prove you are someone specific because doing so you become a victim of them. Meditation, however, will not change that. On the contrary, mediation will enhance the belief, that you are someone specific because the reason you meditate is to fix the problems resulting from believing to be someone definitive.

There is no problem, but the belief in being someone specific.

So if anything should be stopped, it is the belief, that thoughts are yours. They only seem so, because you are holding onto them as if they are in you and therefore are you, and consequently appear to prove your existence as someone in the world. The same purpose is also the behind the idea of stopping them, except that in this case it is not about your existence as someone in the world, but about becoming someone different from it, namely a so-called spiritual person.

That which is you is not someone definitive but the formlessness of that which is one. And as formlessness is endless and therefore everything, so is you. Consequently it is not possible to become centred, higher or anything else.

But to make long short, there is nothing to be or become, as that requires more than one and there is no more than that which is one.

Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

PART 2:
Thoughts are only disturbing when you believe they are yours. And this you only believe, because they apparently can be used to prove, you are someone special and important. But if there is no need to be that, there is nobody to impress and nothing to search for.

Consequently, there is no sense in constructing anything specific out of thoughts, so they are not bid welcome. Hence they do not appear to be disturbing or to cause noise. In other words, thoughts do not need to be stopped or transformed via meditation, chanting and whatnot in order to have peace of mind.

Please do not turn the above into one more thing, that you must try to be. Firstly, not caring about thoughts is not a state of being but rather of not-knowing. Secondly, in a world of duality it is not possible to always go around in such a state, as without knowing the contrasts of duality, there is no world to experience. You cannot experience what is up, for example, if you do not know what is down**. Therefore the state of not-knowing, which is called a perfect moment in Alexius´ Enlightened Non-Teachings, is on and off.

In other words, as a world of duality is make-believe, you cannot continuously appear to be in such a world without believing in something. Generally, you, therefore, stick to the belief that you are someone definitive. Nevertheless, you can choose to change this belief into another belief, namely that you pretend to be someone definitive. This allows you to believe in something, which is necessary to appear as if you are someone in a make-believe world, while at the same time having this belief undone since what you pretend to be, you are not.*

When the belief in being someone definitive is completely undone, there is nobody to experience a world of duality, so nothing appears to hide there never was and never will be anything else than non-duality since it is formless and therefore endless.

EPILOGUE:
Those into meditation would be better off switching to SSRIs or beta blockers and use the time saved to explore the world where they believe to be because doing that, they honour the choice of believing this. Thus they are able to correct it.

If you meditate to find peace inside yourself, you believe there is a difference between inside and outside. Hence you confirm that which seems to hide peace, namely separation.

The correction does not come from having insights, peace, power, being deeper or any other bullshit, that enhances the belief in being someone definitive, but from having nothing. That is the correction.

This does not mean you cannot have a house, for example, while you appear to be someone in a world where there seems to be more than one, but that it is not perceived to be yours since you do not believe that you are there. It is just something you pretend to be.*


Though the difference between for example up and down is sensed in a perfect moment, it is not perceived to make a difference. This applies to any other contrast sensed. As nothing lasts in a world of duality neither does a perfect moment, so it is on and off moments of not-knowing. That is until you do not care about what and where you appear to be at all because that is an invitation for the enlightenment of that which is one to erase all experiences of duality. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

*) Check hack #1.3 Pretending to be someone definitive is liberation, if you want to have the belief in being someone definitive undone by pretending to be someone definitive in a world of duality.

**) As duality is a construction of contrasts everything comes in pairs, for example up and down, and as you cannot experience one part of a contrast without knowing the other, be aware that as high as you go, the low you must fall. This is also so in a perfect moment. Yet there the apparent difference between up and down is not perceived to make a difference.


NOTE: This is article is part of hack #1.1 The world is make-believe.

Nothing to escape

That you appear to be someone in a world where there seems to be more than one is your choice. This does not mean you can change anything in such a world. Yet you can change the choice of being there – or rather believing to be there. And as what you appear to be is the choice, the way to undo it is not to choose.** Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

PART 1:
Those chanting and/or repeating a mantra seems just as far away from the present moment as alcoholics and drug addicts. Though their use of tools is different, the purpose is the same, namely to escape the moment as it is and manipulate it into a state of happiness until they are so full of it that their (self)hatred seems forgotten.

You cannot be aware of happiness though without also being aware of its contrast sadness, so the two feelings replace each other all the time.*

In the formlessness of that which is one, there is no sadness to escape from, because it takes more than one to be sad. Besides formlessness is endless, so there is nowhere to escape, unless you believe to be someone in a world where there seems to be more than one.

But as they want happiness to stay, they consume more alcohol, do more chanting or more repetition of mantras until they doze off, assuming that sleeping all over again and again until they can sleep no more will make the fear of sadness go away. In short, they mistake heaven for being asleep.

Closing your eyes, however, will not magically transfer you to heaven. But if the world where you appear to be instead is perceived with eyes wide open, you can see what and where you have chosen to be and change that choice, if you do not like what you see.**

This is not meant to say, that you can choose to change yourself and/or the world where you appear to be, but that you can choose to have the belief that you are someone there undone.

I did not do a break in the primeval forest. It was being done.

Alexius did not stop to take a break in the primaeval forest. It was taken for him. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

PART 2:
As said in the above drinking alcohol, chanting or meditating is just the same. This is not to say though, that there is something else, that is better to do since no matter what you choose to do, you can only do so because you believe to be a doer. And being someone is the root of all problems.

This the none-doer senses, whereas the doer thinks, it will make a difference whether one chooses to chant, spread love, change the political system or whatnot. But it does not matter. Just like it does not matter what colour of car you choose in a game like Monopoly since it is not a car but just a symbol of it.

There is only room for one perception in the none-doer, namely to see everything as symbols of that which is one, and so everything in a world where there seems to be more than one ceases to have other meaning that being a symbol – no matter if the symbol has the colour of love or hate.***

While the non-doer still appears to have a body, the non-doer is free to do, what seems doable, because there is no one doing it.

In other words, when everything you seem to do is perceived as a symbol of that which is one, what you accomplish is nothing but another symbol of oneness, which means nothing has been done. You are a non-doer.

Everything in the world – whether it appears to be so-called spiritual or not – can be compared to a radio. Whatever a radio seems to send out into it is not produced by it. It just broadcast what it receives. The graphic is grabbed from the web.

You cannot cut your head off and see what you are thinking because there are no thoughts of yours there. The animation is grabbed from Ello.

PART 3:
That Alexius never think does not mean, there are no thoughts inside his head. There are lots of them. But they are not his – just like the songs coming out of a radio does not belong to it.

Every appearance, whether it is perceived to be so-called spiritual or mundane, can be compared to a radio. There is nobody inside, that produces what seems to come out of it.

There is nobody inside a radio. It simply repeats what it receives. The same applies to Alexius – and what appears to be you, though it may not be your experience. In the context of the radio metaphor you probably assume, you are inside the radio, and that it is you who broadcast what is coming out of it. That is why, you never feel complete, because there is nobody there.

No matter what songs are coming out of a radio, the singer of the songs is not inside of it – neither is the singer singing the songs now. That was done long time ago.

A broadcast like this one may produce a broadcast from another radio saying, ´who is making the signals that the radio receives´. For those looking to be somebody definitive, a question like this seems to imply, there is a self to be found somewhere. But broadcasting, for example, a sentence like ´is there life on the Moon?´, does not prove there is life on the moon.

To make long short, there is no meaning to be found in any broadcast, neither Alexius´ Enlightened Non-Teachings. If there were, a world where there seems to be more than one would be meaningful. And how can it be meaningful, when there is no more than that which is one.


*) In the below hacks you can read more about contrasts and how the complete inclusion of one of the sides cancels out both sides:

**) Read more about choosing in hack #2.2 Choosing or not.

***) In hack #2.1 Everything experienced is a symbol of life you can read more about seeing everything in a world where there seems to be more than one as symbols of that which is one.


NOTE: This is article is part of hack #1.1 The world is make-believe.