CANCELLEX Those looking for peace are full of shit

Updated August 29, 2021

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The world can only be perceived due to contrasts. We tend to notice those parts of the world with the most significant distinction, but if you pretend to be someone in the world instead of believing to be ´there´, you do not perceive differences to make a difference. Not because you perceive them as one but as different symbols of that which is one*. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

PREFACE:
Exclusiveness is imperfection, and inclusiveness is perfection. This does not mean that everything included is perfect. None of the parts is perfect, but when all thoughts and feelings about reading this, for example, are included, it is a perfect moment.

This is not to say you must include every tiny detail of what you read, but that you include everything as you perceive it. So-called negative thoughts are included as well as the so-called positive ones. Both past and future are included.* But if you, out of habit, exclude something, you do not have to correct your routine. You just included your pattern of excluding.

To make long short, if you do not try to escape the moment as it is by excluding what you judge to be wrong, you have no needs. Consequently, the moment feels perfect. This does not mean you may not crave something, but you are not attached to getting it.

PART 1:
It is not (good) enough,
or there must be more are the two common mantras of the seeker – and it is also the foundation for a world where there seems to be more than one. No moment is not good enough as it is. Something has to be improved. Love, for example, has to be more unconditional, pure or whatnot.

Taking a step now, you put one foot forward into the future, while the other foot remains in the past. In other words, there is no living in the now without the past and the future. That is why those trying to live in the now by excluding the past and the future never get it. And those including everything as it has the tranquillity of a perfect moment.

A perfect moment can last a split second while say »Fuck you« – or it can last an hour while you have a daydream about tomorrow or the whole night together with your lover. Including is what it is all about – or rather not to exclude because that means everything is included.

So if you do not exclude anything at this moment, no matter if it contains thoughts about the past and the future or if they are positive or negative, then there is nothing to imply anything is missing. Thus the moment feels perfect.

Meditation or other techniques supposed to make you spiritual cannot do that because they exclude something. Hence they are making separation real and, therefore, you as someone special in a world of duality. In other words, the so-called spiritual techniques prolong the agony of being someone definitive instead of undoing the belief in being that.

Jesus, who the do-gooders often refer to around Christmas regarding peace, said: »I will not bring peace, but dissension, fire, sword and war«. Hence those, who fight the shit in themselves by projecting it onto others, may see the war in themselves. Read more about that in hack #4.4 The duality flow goes to non-duality.

The reason you choose to block out the present moment by excluding part of it is that being fully present the shit inside you is exposed. So until you do not try to look pure, you will be on the run from a perfect moment.

Get physical!

The world is made up of appearances separated by time and space. So you cannot escape appearing as someone definitive by transforming your appearance through meditation, prayer, and chanting. That enhances the belief in being someone definitive, as only such a person can do so something. But if you stop doing something, which is done by not being exclusive, since without exclusion, there is no separation, and so nobody is doing anything. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

PART 2:
The advanced spiritual seeker is trying to avoid peak experiences – via meditation and tantra sex, for example – based on the idea that oneness is tranquillity. But that which is one can be compared to an unlimited stream of peak experiences, that change at such a speed, that there is no time for a person to differentiate them from each another, neither for a person to establish itself there, wherefore nobody is experiencing the peace of everything at one.

This has nothing to do with the state of mind one obtains via meditation, tantra, chanting, praying or other means of excluding unpleasant experiences. It is based on a wish to distance oneself from feeling the moment as it is and float all over it instead of being wide awake.

So what should a spiritual seeker do? The whole foundation of this question is misleading because there is no spirituality in a world defined by time and space because spirituality is formless. So as long as you appear to be in a world defined by time and space, you better forget about spirituality and adjust to the ways of such a world.

Fortunately, these ways can also be used to undo the belief in being there. Since this belief depends on separation, which seems to come into being through exclusion, you can be inclusive instead of exclusive. Being fully inclusive leaves nothing to define a world outside of you, neither to define you. In other words, there is nobody to experience something, which means nothing appears to hide that which cannot be experienced, namely spirituality.

If not including everything you experience but only part of it, you still appear to be someone definitive in a world defined by time and space. But you and the world seem for a moment less definable because the apparent differences do not appear to make a difference. This is called a perfect moment in Alexius´ Enlightened Non-Teachings.

An image of a shoreline meaninglessly processed on my iPad.

An image of the shoreline was meaninglessly processed on Alexius´ iPad. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

PART 3:
Is it due to your power that you do not fall off the earth? No, it is the force of gravity. Is it you who controls breathing? No, a respiratory control centre at the base of your brain controls breathing. Is it you, who think? No, just like you are not the maker of gravity and the breath, nor are you the maker of thoughts.

Thoughts can be compared to seeing a cloud passing by that for a moment looks like a dog. But there is no dog in the sky. It is a hallucination – and so is the meaning of any thought that seems to pass by. They are meaningless frequencies that you try to assign with a purpose so that they seem to be your invention, and you, therefore, are someone definitive.

The clothes you are wearing are not you, neither are the thoughts you seem to think. But it is difficult to use them, if you mistake them for you.

Yet trying to stop them from passing by is the end of what you appear to be because it is nothing but a construction of thoughts. But why should you want to stop them at all. On the contrary, they are of great help in a world where there seems to be more than one. When you, for example, want to look up the bus schedule, you can pick thoughts passing by that are good for that purpose. See also the article A joyful life.

The faster thoughts spin, the quicker the person you consider yourself to be, seems to fall apart because there is not enough time to understand them or select precisely those that seem to uphold an image of you as someone definitive.

In those cases – unless you are in a situation that needs physical presence – go with the flow and have your mind blown. So blown that it does not know what is up or down, in or out and past or future leaving. This is such a relief that every moment is the perfect moment. This can be an ignition of the empty breath, which you can read about in hack #5.2 Uncontrolled speed leads to a state of not-knowing.

To stop or to control thoughts is not the way to a perfect moment but to numbness. The inclusion of confusion and uncertainty but most of all, the extreme speed of thoughts leads to a perfect moment. When everything is fast-moving, the mind does not have the time to divide everything into categories.

Well, anything that is devoid of what you have defined as meaningful leads to a perfect moment. Therefore, if you do not try to express yourself as someone significant, you will be meaningless, so every moment is perfect!


*) More about this in hack #2.1 Everything experienced is a symbol of life.

**) More about pretending in hack #1.3 Pretending to be someone definitive is liberation.


NOTES:

  • It is not only this article that is meaningless. It applies to everything in Alexius´ Enlightened Non-Teachings and the rest of the world, including astral ones and whatnot. And if you are not busy trying to understand, realise, find reasons and synchronicity, you know how wonderful it is to be meaningless.
  • Ultimately no one is full of shit or anything else. There is nothing to be full of, as there is no more than that which is one. For the same reason, there are no contrasts in oneness and, therefore, nothing to desire or fix.
  • The Jesus quote is from the Gospel of Thomas.
  • This article is part of hack #3.1 Every moment is the perfect moment.

How to find peace

Updated November 10, 2021

Experiences are deceptive. The two orange dots in this image are for example most likely experienced not to have the same size although there actually is no difference. The graphic is grabbed from the web.

Experiences are deceptive. The two orange dots in this image are, for example, most likely experienced to have different sizes. Yet, there is no difference in size if you actually measure them. The graphic is grabbed from the web.

»When the outer has become as the inner, and the lower as the upper, then will this world find peace.« Jesus, according to the Gospel of Thomas.

When the apparent difference between outer and inner, lower and upper, makes no difference, dimensions cease to appear. For something to be defined by time and space, it needs to be different from something else. If there is no difference experienced, there is no separation to hide there is no more than the formlessness of oneness since formlessness is endless.

In other words, what is dimensional does not exist. It only seems so as long as you insist on perceiving differences as if they make a difference. This illusion is the starting point of believing to be in a world defined by time and space. It is fabricated by imagining it is possible to observe the formlessness of oneness from different angles, making it appear as if different dimensional scenarios are occurring in linear time.

To make long short: By observing you repress, reality is the formlessness of oneness and not a world defined by time and space.

But you cannot choose to be anything else than the formlessness of oneness, as formlessness is endless, so there is no more than that which is One. You can, however, imagine being someone in a world defined by time and space, where everything appears to be in different sizes that you can choose from.

It can be fun pretending to be where you are not, but believing you are there feels like imprisonment you want to escape. The graphic is grabbed from the web.

Unfortunately, all experiences are deceptive. Think, for example, about the Earth that is experienced to be flat even though it is round. Nothing in the world is what it seems to be. Actually, it is nothing but empty space. That is why happiness cannot be found ´there´ no matter how big your home is, your breast or penis is, or how small your ego appears to be.

But if you do not believe to be someone definitive in a world defined by time and space, you can have fun pretending to be ´there´. Just like – within the context of such a world – it can be fun pretending to be someone in the virtual world of a video game.

Yet believing to be in a world defined by time and space, you will be frustrated by what it delivers because nothing lasts no matter its size or apparent greatness, regardless it seems to be spiritual or mundane. So there will always be fear of loss, and as you still have vague memories of the formlessness of peace, it is a reminder that you have lost it. But this you cannot see until the feeling of loss is exposed instead of fenced off by the anger used to accuse something in a world defined by time and space for having caused it so that the formlessness of peace remains hidden,

In other words, although peace is always present since it is formless and therefore endless, it appears to be hidden when you hide your apparent loss of it behind anger. In contrast, the exposure of the essential sadness entailed by the loss of peace makes it possible to feel why you are sad, namely because you believe to be someone definitive. Hence you are not far from wanting to have this belief undone so that it does not hide there is no more than the formlessness of that which is One … and that is peace.

Suppose the unpleasant feeling of anger, just like any other feeling, is perceived as a symbol of that which makes it possible to experience a world where there seems to be more than one, instead of being a denial of that which is One. In that case, it becomes a positive confirmation of it. The graphic is grabbed from the web.

One effortless way to take the edge off anger is to perceive it for what it is, namely a symbol of reality because it would not be possible to experience an illusion without that which is real. In other words, everything in a world defined by time and space is a symbol of the formlessness of that which is One – including anger, love, god, angels, soul and whatnot – and perceived like that, the sting is taken out of anger.

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If you are looking for new experiences, no matter how high or pure they may seem to be, you have turned yourself into a victim of the future.

If you are looking for new experiences, no matter how high or pure they may seem to be, you have become a victim of the future. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

What you want is what you do not have, so if you presume that peace is what you want, the first step is to realise that you are fooling yourself. You cannot want peace because, contrary to the excitement, it is that which is you.

But you can want not to hide peace with dreams of excitement.

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The foundation of a world where there seems to be more than one is separation. First, that which is One seems to become two and then more and more – and this is what such a world is about. Yet to be or have more does not lead to more peace, but more separation and therefore a feeling of more loss, enhancing the hope for more.

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Nothing is exciting about peace. But, nevertheless, it is that which is life – not the kind of life though that appears to have an end. It has no beginning or end and thus no size. And as excitement always is evoked by something definable that is expected to give you lasting happiness when it is achieved in the future, there is no excitement in peace.

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As peace is that which is One, and as that which is you is no different from that which is One, it is found when nobody is looking for it.

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What is said in this article about excitement also applies to hope. Peace leaves you nothing to hope for.

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When not rushing around to get excited about this and that, boredom will reveal the peace of that which is.

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If you are not looking for excitement, you do not need to look for ways to relax.

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Excitement is based on the idea that there must be more than that which is One. But no matter how excited or high you get, it is not enough. Any excitement or state of mind will enhance your motive of looking for excitement, namely to be or have more, so any achievement motivates you to look for more.

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To be connected is an imagination based on the belief in separation, as you imagine a connection to something separated from you.

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Most persons, who consider themselves spiritual, agree that the world is in the eye of the beholder. If so, it seems those persons are fucked up because they always complain about the world and say it is missing something or something should be changed so there can be peace.

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Peace needs nothing because it is formless and therefore endless, so it is everything. And so is that which is you, since there is no more than peace.

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Peace has no privacy because it is without knowledge, consciousness and anything else that requires more than one.

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The animation is grabbed from the web.

When you believe to be someone definitive, you expect to be in a constant state of excitement. However, to feel excited, you must also be willing to feel bored because if excitement is not contrasted, you will not know when you feel it.

But as you always are on a quest for more excitement to hide, believing to be someone definitive is very dull, you do not have time to be bored. Hence no matter how much you look for something to give you a kick, you find nothing.

And yet you do. That is, if you recognise, you find nothing, as this cannot be sensed without sensing the contrast of it, namely everything.

And having everything, there is no more to look for. Neither is there someone definitive to do so, since everything is that which is One, as it is formless and therefore endless, so there is no more than the formlessness of oneness. And that is nothing but peace.

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The excitement of, for example, a sunset will not enhance the belief in being someone definitive but undo it if excitement is perceived to symbolise the formlessness of that which is you. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

Hack #2.4 Peace of non-duality versus the excitement of duality is not meant to stop you from being excited, not even from desiring it. Nothing in Alexius´ Enlightened Non-Teachings is about controlling or avoiding anything to get better because nothing in it is about getting better, but about undoing the belief that you are someone definitive.

This happens if you look at the excitement and everything else as symbols of that, which makes it possible to experience something like that, namely that which is One because when everything is a symbol of the same, their apparent difference makes no difference.

Hence the basis for the belief in separation is gone, and without it, you cannot be someone definitive. So by applying this hack, you can feel excited without enhancing the belief in being someone definitive. Hence the suffering it entails.

In other words, you can have fun appearing as someone definitive while at the same time undoing the belief that you are someone at all so that it becomes exciting undoing the belief that there is anything to be excited about.


NOTE: This article is part of hack #2.4 Peace of non-duality versus the excitement of duality.