Merely recognizing things as you were taught is looking through the implanted programming of others and is not profound perception.
This is what someone replied as a response, after they retweeted what I wrote:
We have to unlearn the old systems that are detrimental to us. Once we become aware, we perceive things differently.
This is how I replied:
This going beyond the old systems is not merely a process of time. If it is, it is merely a subtle extension of the old systems.
(The reason I wrote this is that if we use patterns and strategies to, hopefully, eventually evolve out the the old systems, we are — in effect — merely a continuance of the old systems. Though this may sound rather fanciful, it isn’t. Either it is done instantly, without time being a factor… or it is intrinsically merely an extension of the same, old systems and processes… all of which take — and “are” — time.)
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Our evolution is pretty much in our own hands, specially its speed. I totally agree with the above.
The ache of being different and the exhilaration of being a torch bearer.
Yes. What we are talking about, though, is even beyond evolution. Evolution, too, involves time and gradual progress… gradual improvement. What we are suggesting is that there is something beyond this gradual, accumulated progress. It is timeless, instantaneous; it is beyond all of the patterns and tricks of the mind that take time.
I like your sentence of: “The ache of being different and the exhilaration of being a torch bearer.”
This photo is amazing! All you photos are excellent quality.
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