The fear of Enlightenment

Updated June 5, 2022

If you fear the destructive powers of the world, you will probably fear the enlightenment of that which is one, as its light will destroy every definable feature of you just like that. The graphic is grabbed from the web.

If you fear the destructive powers of the world, you may also fear the Enlightenment of that which is One, as it relentlessly destroys every definable feature of what you believe to be in a world where there seems to be more than one. The graphic is grabbed from the web.

VERSION 1:
Jesus said that going to heaven – assuming this meant going into the Enlightenment of that which is One – is more complicated than for a camel to go through an eye of a needle. Yet it seems a person momentarily can forget to uphold the belief in being someone definitive so that there is not something definable to go through the eye of a needle into the Enlightenment of that which is One.

However, since going somewhere requires someone specific, a bit of the belief in being definitive gets through the needle. And this little piece fears being annihilated by the Enlightenment of that which is One, which seems to be more powerful than thousands of atomic bombs.

To defend itself, the leftover identity of you looks for something to define. So, for example, even though the speed of Enlightenment is so fast that there is no separation, it imagines seeing different shapes of light, so it can get back to a world where there seems to be more than one. In such a world, everything happens so slowly that there is plenty of time to realise there is nothing to fear if you do not believe to be someone definitive because then there is nobody to annihilate.

Maybe that was why Alexius returned from the Enlightenment of that which is One. He wanted to escape what was perceived as a relentless power taking his freedom away and wiping out his identity, which is what happens seen from the point of believing to be someone definitive. So he is probably both a non-teacher and non-student of Alexius’ Enlightened Non-Teachings to unlearn this belief, thus preventing the fear reflexes from fighting the Enlightenment of that which is One.

That said, of course, there is nothing to undo and nobody to return to the formlessness of oneness. It has never been left since that calls for more than one.

You cannot bring something into that which is one. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

VERSION 2:
When the cats living with Alexius are at sleep, they sometimes move as if they have a nightmare – at least, this is what he concludes. The oneness of life may draw the same conclusion if it could sense the stress coming from those imagining to be somebody in a world where there seems to be more than one. But just like Alexius cannot see the dreams of his cats, neither can oneness see the imaginations of those who believe that life can be divided into more than one.

Even if life could sense this fantasy in which you are someone who needs to take something from someone else to survive, it would not stop the imagination because it could be too scary to suddenly see that what and where you believe in being is an illusion. Thus life tries to comfort you in your dream world while it sweetly whispers: Come home.

This whisper is heard or felt as an unpronounceable humming often symbolised by the word Aum or Sohang. Read more about that in Life has no secrets. If the humming makes you open your eyes for just one second, you will not see the world you are dreaming about but a light that is much more potent than anything in the dream. The force of an atomic bomb is nothing compared to the strength of this light. It does not illuminate something and is neither opaque nor transparent but so intense that it cannot be apprehended.

To bid welcome the enlightenment of that which is one all thoughts made to fabricate an image of you as something definable must be left at the edge of a black hole, so that there is nothing for the bright white light to suck through a black hole into that which is one. This will of course seems very frightening if you want to remain someone definable in a world, where there seems to be more than one, and if so chances are that you out of desperation will define the bright white light and/or the black hole as something, and so you are back in a definable world. If you leave all thoughts behind at the edge of the black hole and end up being no different from that which is one, you can pick up all the thoughts again – in linear time – within a few minutes and return as someone in a world, where there seems to be more than one.

The Enlightenment of that which is One sucks out all the thoughts stored in the brain, making up the experience of being someone definitive. They are left at the edge of a black hole, so there is nothing to fall/float through it into the formlessness of that which is One. This seems very frightening if you want to uphold the belief in being someone definitive. No worries, you take back the thought construction left at the edge of the black hole, which is done by comparing the black hole to something. In this way, the Enlightenment of that which is One becomes definable, and as that is only possible in a definable world, it is over, and you appear as someone in a world defined by time and space. The graphic is grabbed from the web.

Without further notice, the light relentlessly and most powerfully wipe out every definable feature that makes up your identity in the dream of a world where life seems to be divided into more than one. This is done so fast and efficient that there is nobody to know you once was somebody, thus nobody to fear obliteration and the free-fall through a black hole into the formlessness of oneness.

But suppose you are attached to being someone definitive. In that case, you fear becoming formless. Thus you fight it by, first, objectifying the fear as something caused by a ruthless force that is determined to destroy you. Second, you perceive the fear you embodied to be powerful enough to smash the Enlightenment of that which is One into more than one, wherefore you, as someone definitive, are back in a world where there seems to be more than one.

That said, you do not have the power to smash the Enlightenment of that which is One, and it does it have the ability to destroy you. It does not have the power to do anything since that requires more than one. And you do not have any power because you do not exist. This is why nothing is terminated in the Enlightenment of that which is One. Instead, you forget to uphold the belief in being someone definitive.

In other words, there is nothing to fear in oneness because it takes more than one to worry about something. However, imagining being someone in a world where there seems to be more than one, it always seems as if there is something to fear. Because to appear as someone definitive, you must permanently exclude what is judged not to be you. And since you do that by projecting your shit onto others, you fear their retaliation.

Fortunately, when not caring about your image, there is nothing to lose from being nobody in a free-fall through a black hole into the formlessness of oneness.

Since there is no more than that which is One, and it requires more than one to wake up, it is impossible. The same applies to reading this article and Alexius having written it. That which we are is not in a world where there seems to be more than one. One could say we are dreaming about it. However, this is a metaphor because, in reality, it takes more than one to dream about something.

How come it seems,that I am wearing a sun-hat?It could be that,it is the season for hats.

Nothing can stop you on Highway One except the belief in a world where there seems to be more than one. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

APPENDIX:
Since the Enlightenment of that which is One is one perpetual present, it cannot be brought back into a world of linear time, so Alexius only has vague memories of something unseparated. It may seem unclear if you have to be nobody to welcome the Enlightenment of that which is One or that it is something it takes care of.

Unfortunately, Alexius cannot clarify that. There is no transition from a world where there seems to be more than one to the Enlightenment of that which is One, so he does not know when it sets in. There are vague memories, though, about total chaos inside him just before it sets in. But no chaos, peace or anything else in the Enlightenment of that which is One, as that requires more than one. For the same reason, nothing is taken away but the illusion of more than one.


NOTE: This article is part of hack #6.1 The Enlightenment of that which is One.