Where to find the bliss of ‘the empty breath’

Updated January 12, 2023

One second ago, the present experience of you as someone who reads this had still not been rendered by the brain because it has taken one second to make this experience from the info it claims to receive from your sensory system. But since the world, according to science, consists of empty space, the brain gets nothing. It hides that by creating experiences of nothing disguised as something experienced by someone definitive. In other words, one second ago, you were nothing and still are. However, the experiences the brain makes of you as someone definitive seem to conceal it when you ratify them by perceiving them as something to prevent being exposed as nothing. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

When experiences are perceived as something, it is impossible to be in the bliss of nothing, revealed by the empty breath. The connection must be established before the brain, based on signals it claims to receive from our sensory system, delivers a convincing experience of us as somebody substantial in a tangible world.

Science states that the world we believe in feeling and seeing is 99.9999999 per cent empty space. And the rest – despite consisting of nothing substantial – is what we perceive as elements of matter. In other words, the world we experience is make-believe. 

But this experience is not based on info from the sensory system. The brain receives nothing but empty space, which it uses one second to twist into the experiences of you as someone substantial in a tangible world. Therefore, since your experience of this moment is a delayed interpretation of nothing, what you believe in reading now, you never read because one second ago, it was not something but nothing. Therefore, when you acknowledge you are never in the present but in the past, where you are nothing, there is not something that seems to separate you from the empty breath.

In other words, if you go one second back from your present experience of something, there is nothing, so there is no difference between you and the empty breath. However, that has nothing to do with getting closer to your pure essence but with seeing you are nothing. Thus you return to the world of something as nobody, having fun pretending to be somebody. See hack #1.3 Pretending to be someone definitive is liberation.

In a state of not-knowing, the brain cannot establish you as someone definitive. However, this does not mean you are transformed into a higher consciousness but that there is no awareness of being someone. That is why a state of not-knowing feels like walking on air.

You connect with the empty breath by not connecting with the consciousness of you as someone experiencing the tangible world that the brain spends a second fabricating from the frequencies it imagines to receive from empty space. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

THE BLISS OF NOTHING:
When you connect with the empty breath by going back one second from your present experience of something to the nothingness from where the brain has processed it, the unprocessed moment is extended into a state of not-knowing. In this state, you do not pick up on the brain’s deceptive fabrication of you as someone substantial in a tangible world. Thus you are in the bliss of nothing.

However, this state cannot last more than 20 minutes, 45 at most, because the brain feels abandoned if its experiences of nothing are not perceived as something continuously. Thus it falls into a coma. Since all the memories to back up what we believe in being are stored in the brain, this belief is terminated. That is why you cannot stay too long at a time in a state of not-knowing if you want to return to being someone in the experiences created by the brain. 

But suppose you no longer wish to appear in the brain’s experiences. In that case, you do not mind that the brain stops mapping out empty space as if you are someone substantial in a tangible world, so the nothingness of you, via the Enlightenment of that which is One, gently falls through a black hole into that which is one. Read more about that in hack #6.1 The Enlightenment of that which is One.

Therefore, whether you want to remain as someone definitive, a state of not-knowing induced by the empty breath is bound to end relatively quickly so that the consciousness of being someone definitive can be resumed or completely erased.

No need to worry about accidentally staying too long in a state of not-knowing. First, hardly anybody comes to the point where the brain starts falling apart. Their urge to be someone definitive is so deep-rooted that it is easy for the brain to break through a state of not-knowing with images of you as someone becoming and having more, which seems much better than being nobody in the bliss of nothing. Secondly, should you reach that point of no return, fear of survival probably is enough to reboot the brain, thus the experience of being someone definitive.

Not organising thoughts and feelings into specific categories does not seem to represent something in a substantial world. Hence there is nothing to block out the empty breath, which does not know of such a world, nor that you believe to be there. All it knows is the nothingness from which this fantasy has been made. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

A QUESTION THAT CANNOT BE ANSWERED
How not to be deceived by the brain’s experiences of something and instead drift in the bliss of nothing cannot be answered. The question is founded on the belief that you are someone definitive, and the bliss of nothing comes from not believing that.

Neither can it be known if it is the empty breath or being indifferent to the belief in being someone that comes first concerning the sheer bliss of nothing. The only reason somebody wants to know this – or anything else – is that they believe to be defined by what they know and want to remain defined as somebody instead of being nobody in a state of not-knowing.

Thus the above about where to find the bliss of the empty breath is not an attempt to answer the question but to rule it out. The same applies to the below.

The brain uses five per cent of its capacity to shape the conscious experience of a self. But much more space is needed to establish the experience of the self as real. Therefore, a bigger part of the brain is used to make an exciting story about the self, that seem to have been caused by the experieces created by the brain of a material material world outside it. The way the self reacts upon this is trough singled-out memories, feelings and imaginations stored all over the brain as if it exist, thus also the self.

A WORLD OF NOTHING
Since nothing appears to make a difference in a state of not-knowing, there is no special place to go or someone special to love. At first, that may feel like being stuck inside an unbreakable armour of pain instead of floating in the bliss of nothing. But if not trying to escape the feeling of claustrophobia but being that and nothing else, there is nothing to define you as something. Therefore, since there is no awareness of being someone definitive, there is nobody to be happy, sad or anything else.

However, that does not mean that there are no thoughts and feelings but that nobody relates them to them as if they are something. In short, the connectedness with the empty breath is simply a way not to perceive the experiences fabricated by the brain as something. Hence they do not appear to establish a belief in separation.

Although the connectedness with the empty breath eventually undoes the belief in separation, it also enhances it because it requires more than one to choose this.

Therefore, not to enhance but undo the belief in separation, you do not select the empty breath or anything else. And since you are nothing without choosing something, you are in the flow of the empty breath.

THE BRAIN
automatically fills in the missing pieces in this image to make you see two triangles. Hence you may not see the grey triangle is an illusion, and the one partly framed by a black stroke is disconnected. But if you cover the three incomplete black circles, the grey triangle disappears, and the other appears fragmented.

However, the brain does not only decide what we see but everything we experience. We are fabricated and controlled by the brain into believing we are somebody substantial in a tangible world and not the formlessness of oneness.

Consequently, there is nothing to heal but the sick belief that it is possible to be someone definitive. It automatically happens when connecting with the empty breath because it takes us back one second in linear time to the nothingness from where the brain has rendered our present experience of being someone.

This does not mean that the empty breath is the formlessness of oneness because it takes more than one to be something. However, metaphorically speaking, it is the door to oneness.


NOTE: This article is part of hack #5.2 The empty breath and the bliss of nothing.

Being special and depressed, or basic and happy

Updated December 24, 2022

The special self wants to make selected ones feel unique, so they depend on it to be appreciated.

The special self is always looking for errors in its personality to correct, thus appearing in control. But the basic self does not consider itself in charge of anything. Instead, it sees itself as a servant of everything because it adjusts to the flow of thoughts coming from the brain, which is not about personal preferences but what is in the best interest of the whole.

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Assuming you are in control, you are under enormous pressure, always looking for thoughts to compose stories where you, not the brain, are in charge.

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Being the special self is not about what you do but the thoughts concerning it. Especially thoughts in the category of master and servant – like when you think you are the master of the remote control, your coffee machine, children or pets. Or if you have a boss that puts you down, you still seem to be on top by thinking that you could do it much better.

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The special self always finds something about others that it judges wrong. Hence they become the imperfect background for its perfection.

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When the special self perceives to fail, it takes on being secondary. Thus the failure does not seem to have been caused by itself but by somebody else.

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The basic self’s perception is synced with the stream of thoughts coming from the brain. Therefore, since it feels connected, it does not need to be or achieve something special to feel good. But the special self is out of sync with the flow. Therefore, since it feels disconnected, it looks for special moments in the past to replicate in the present to feel special.

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You cannot avoid events you see as sad, but you can refrain from perceiving them like that. That naturally occurs for the basic self. Thus it has no need for special events to make it happy.

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When a ball is coming your way, it´s a natural reflex to respond and following such reflexes is pure fun.

When a ball comes towards you, it is an automatic reflex to respond to it. Automatically following such reflexes is natural and invokes how easy it is to be the basic self. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

Sometimes a doctor checks the function of a body by knocking on special points to see if the involuntary movements work. However, everything considered voluntary is also an automatic movement governed by the brain. Therefore, if you believe in being in charge of yourself, you have suppressed your reaction to everything that does not fit this belief. Therefore, since that requires much effort and it is effortless serving the brain, being a servant makes you feel free and happy.

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If the special self discovers that others have interpreted something it did as wrong, it avoids feeling guilty by shouting, »Look what you made me do.«

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The experiences the brain produces to make you feel like someone can, in many ways, be compared to the news that Facebook generates for you. Based on the info Facebook has gathered about you, it collects what its artificial intelligence predicts you wish to see, regardless it is fake or not. However, unlike Facebook, the brain has all your info, so the experiences you get from it are based on you. Thus what you experience is what you are. That cannot be altered – only your perception of it.

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A world defined by time and space is a construction of thoughts compiled by the brain. But since it cannot manifest its fabrication, it has made a self that feels the experiences it produces, so it seems to confirm a world defined by time and space is real, which in return seems to prove the self is a substantial being in a tangible world. In other words, what and where you believe in being is the brain’s fantasy. But since there is nothing real to confirm the brain’s existence, nothing is making the fantasy of you as someone in a world defined by time and space – just like nobody is making a dream and nobody is in it.

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The special self manipulates others into admiring it to escape its self-hatred. When not succeeding, the special self considers letting go of something to reestablishes it as the one in control.

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The special self needs to convince at least one person about how crucial it is, which it achieves by smothering someone with the kind of attention it senses, that is required to make that person feel chosen. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

The special self needs to be part of something important, not to feel alone. So it checks all notifications on Facebook and makes sure to like what its friends write so that it will like it and be liked by them, and they are confirmed to be together in a group of extraordinary people. Of course, it only works if you believe there is something in cyberspace.

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You cannot escape the hell of the self-discipline required to uphold the perception of being special if you are afraid of losing something, which you are, as long as you believe to be and have something special.

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If you justify your unpleasant emotions with something judged as flawed in the world, your bothersome feelings are buried in a mental drama of fairness. For example, when you feel angry, it is obscured by the sad story you keep telling to establish you are unfairly treated by the world. Hence feeling angry has been removed from your awareness and replaced by a mental concept of being mistreated. This spin also hides that you fear the world will get back at you for blaming it for your negative emotions.

But this is too shameful to admit. So to save face when you feel attacked by the world, you repeat the story of being unfairly treated to prove you are innocent. However, to uphold your innocence, you must continuously suppress feeling selfish, greed, anger and envy. You do this by pointing out those attributes in others so they feel ashamed. You are very good at that, and your friends know it. Nevertheless, they do not expose you because they also look for someone to attack, so they feel off the hook. That is why they recognise it in you.

To hide that you and like-minded ones hate everybody, you meet in special groups where you hug and share in a collectively agreed way of being together. Yet, it is not feelings of love that connect them, but the wish to hide they hate each other. Naturally, nobody wants to acknowledge this, least of all do they want to talk about it in the group because if you do not censor yourself to speak and act within the language established as love by the group, or its mentor, you are expelled. And then you have nowhere to go to find relief from your despair.

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To prevent the image of the special self from cracking, it is crucial not to feel one’s emotions. Therefore, since the special self suppresses them, it becomes so numb that it cannot feel anything. So instead, it invents stories about feelings that fit its self-perception. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

Should you have conditioned yourself to feel relaxed when you hear a specific kind of music, you find yourself in a story where you know you are supposed to feel relaxed every time you hear this music. In other words, what you believe in feeling is a product of your story. And as most of what you believe in feeling rests on stories, you are hardly ever in touch with your emotions but with how you have conditioned yourself to respond to something. That suits the special self very well. It does not want to experience genuine feelings but how it is supposed to feel them when being what it imagines.

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The special self likes to meet new people. However, not to get to know them but to answer their questions. That is a perfect opportunity to re-edit the story it has fabricated about itself to appear exciting.

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In the past, the special self made a hateful story for perceiving the present, so it seems to confirm its past judgment of others as evil. And since the past, therefore, appears to repeat itself, the special self can rest assured in its perception of itself as good and others as bad.

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The English language suits the special self because it is built upon the ‘I’ as primary and others as secondary. So you do not talk with others but to them. And when you speak about friends and yourself, you always start by mentioning yourself.

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It takes time and effort to invent a spiritual self from which selected experiences are eliminated or changed to appear absent of power strivings, selfishness, greed, anger, negative thoughts or whatever you assume to be politically incorrect. It feels restricting, whereas you feel free when not altering or rejecting something in your perception to shape your image into something specific.

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Nobody is unjustly treated in the brain’s script. It is all about being entertained by duality, which you are when perceiving your reaction to your experiences as it is what it isbecause that reveals your response is twofold. And since you are in a world of duality, that makes you feel complete

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The special self likes to hide that it is lonely by having others depend upon it. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

What and where you appear to be in a computer game is designed by the game’s creator. You do not have the power to change that. But you can perceive it in sync with the plot or not. The latter is frustrating, and the former entertaining. The same applies to the tangible world, where you appear to be someone substantial. What and where you seem to be is made up of the brain. It cannot be changed – only your interpretation of it.

If that is in sync with the brain’s script, you feel entertained by the idea of being someone substantial in a tangible world, which is like going up and down on a rollercoaster. You scream of fear when going down and shout of joy when going up. One leads to the other. It is like two sides of a coin because everything comes in pairs in the brain’s script of duality.

However, the special self does not accept the interaction of opposites. On the contrary, its fundamental instinct is to keep them separated to divide the world into good and bad. In contrast, the basic self does not separate opposites, so it feels vitalised by their interaction, whereas the special self feels weakened by their separation.

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The collaboration of the opposing sides in the duality pairs making up the world of duality is vitalising. But since the special self excludes the apparently dark side of the duality pairs in its perception of itself, duality does not seem stimulating but depressing. However, the special self fears that if it includes the darkness it has excluded, it will be devoured by it. Thus it prefers to keep spitting the duality pairs in distinct elements to keep the darkness away by looking positive.  

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Since feelings tend to mess up the perception that the special self has made of itself as an independent and unique being, it wants to keep them at a distance. But as this collides with its need to show off as an open person, it lays the blame for fencing off its feelings on others, which it criticises for being closed, thus making it impossible for the special self to express its feelings.

Although the real reason for not expressing its feelings is that the special self does not know them, it shows off as an expert on emotions who is able to help others open up to themselves. However, what the special self claims to see are its own suppressed feelings (read more about that here).

On the other hand, the basic self has no special image to protect, thus, no feelings to hide.

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Undoing the belief in being someone special is like stepping into the unknown. And since life cannot be known, you find it there. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

The special self needs constant approval from others to feel alive. To get that, it often establishes a family, which it can manipulate into giving it the confirmation it needs. If that does not work as intended, the special self may pay a psychologist to ratify its uniqueness. But it does not realise how dependent it is on those supporting its perception of being independent.

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The special self enjoys talking about feelings speculatively, »like do I really love this person?« But it does not love anybody because to uphold its perception of being in control, it avoids feelings of intimacy by being with people looking for a higher state of mind.

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Every experience is make-believe – just like in a role-play. However, following the instructions of the game master is part of the fun. Likewise, believing to be someone in a world defined by time and space is quite entertaining when you do not try to add or subtract something from the instructions you get from the brain.

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You can compare the basic self to a cat. It does not plan to do Pilates at a specific hour but, naturally, stretches out when its biological system tells it to do it. Nor does it attend special seminars to learn who it is or how to be transformed into something else. There is no desire to be anything but a cat.

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If somebody triggers an old feeling of rejection in the special self, it first interprets it as an attack. Next, it justifies feeling rejected by the attack. Therefore, since feeling rejected seems to originate in the attacker, the special self concludes it does not come from itself. If the perceived attacker exposes this self-deception, the special self points out something from the past to make the attacker feel rejected. Hence the special self is off the hook and can rest assured that it is loved and the attacker is not.

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Fear does not prevent you from going on when in sync with the unedited flow of thoughts. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

The happiness that comes from being in sync with the brain can be compared to the joy you feel when singing along with a song you like. Not being in sync can be compared to feeling disturbed by the same music because you want to concentrate on something you perceive as better.

That said, it may seem frightening to be in sync with the brain’s script, but since you do not feel alone, fear does not prevent you from going on.

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You do not appear in a physical world to learn something. Everything you encounter is made from empty space. The only purpose of your experiences, including those interpreted as spiritual, is to feel entertained by nothing disguised as something. Read more about that here.

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It is the counterpart of a feeling that defines it. For example, hate defines love. Consequently, you must sense your hatred to feel love. But since the special self excludes the unpleasant part of a duality pair, it has no hatred to define feeling in love. Therefore, since it does not know what love is, it reckons it feels love when it meets somebody whose psyche or body complies with its ideas of perfection.

Fortunately, this mistake is easily corrected by perceiving the assumed feeling of love as ‘it is what it is.’ That reveals love is coupled with hate and constantly interacting to define each other. Going with this twofoldness, you have a genuine feeling of love regardless of expectations being met.

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The brain can be compared to Spotify in the sense that it has many playlists to choose from. But no matter which playlist you decide to stream, it will not bring happiness unless you are in sync with it.

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Feeling stressed by the brain’s stream of thoughts and trying to get peace through meditation does not work. But acknowledging the stress so it can be perceived as ‘it is what it is.’

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The flow of thoughts only seems speedy and confusing when you want to be independent of it.

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There is nothing spontaneous about the basic self – like a violinist is in sync with the notes of the classical composition played, the basic self is in sync with the brain’s script. Neither the violinist nor the self has room for improvisation or regret because everything is already set.

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Should you wonder if you are in sync with the brain’s libretto, you are out of sync because you have no doubts when in sync.


NOTE: This article is part of hack #4.1 The basic self versus the special one.

The basic self cannot be changed, but it can be perceived as special [draft]

Updated December 14, 2022

The multiplication of thoughts required to construct an image of you as an independent entails stress, thus, a tired body. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

THE BASIC AND SPECIAL SELF PLUS THE ROGUE CONSCIOUSNESS:
You are effortlessly synced with the basic self when not suppressing feelings by holding back the breath or altering its natural rhythm via yoga, for example. And since very few thoughts are required to maintain this synchronisation, they do not seem disturbing but encouraging.

That is, until the consciousness, the brain has installed in the basic self to be aware of itself, decides it knows better than its maker, and plots to change the basic self into a special one. However, shaping and maintaining a special self requires a more complicated construction of thoughts than the simple one accumulated by the brain to create and uphold the basic self.

Therefore, the rogue consciousness perceives one of the brain’s experiences so scary that fear makes you hold your breath long enough for thoughts to be imprisoned in the gap, from where they force their way out by multiplying themselves. Then, having escaped, they continue their frantic multiplication, which pleases the rogue consciousness because it needs lots of thoughts to make a special self come into being, appearing free from the brain.

But in a world of duality, all thoughts come in pairs of opposing elements to define each other, for example, right and wrong. Therefore, since you cannot have one without the other, you are never solely right or wrong but a bit of both. However, the rogue consciousness does not want the elements in the duality pairs to collaborate because it wants to set up a self that is solely good with no traces of evil.

To disconnect the opposing sides in the duality pairs into distinct elements, the rogue consciousness first imagines a judge determining which emotions are specifically good and evil. Then, an executioner punishes the bad ones by excluding them from the new self, so it looks uniquely good and has that feeling of being special.

When not interfering with the few thoughts, the brain keeps circulating for you to have a continuous experience of being a basic self, it feels entertaining being someone. But it feels frustrating if you make a perception of the basic self that twists it into a more special self. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

But when good and evil are separated, they cannot define each other, as they do when collaborating as a duality pair. Thus you do not get a genuine but conceptualised experience of good and evil. Nevertheless, that suits the rogue consciousness fine because, with emotions cut off, the special self can mentally decide what good and evil feel like, thus being the master.

However, it is hard to constantly suppress genuine feelings to experience good and bad in a thought-up way – or twist experiences into a collectively agreed concept of having a good time. Besides, the suppressed emotions mess up the natural flow of the breath, thus the stream of thoughts used to keep the body healthy, wherefore the body seems inflicted with psychosomatic illnesses. So although the special self probably appears as good as planned, it does not genuinely feel good.

On the other hand, the basic self feels as good as bad because it does not break up the duality but goes with the interaction of their opposing elements. That does not mean that the basic self is perfect, but it feels complete in the duality flow regardless of appearance. Read about that in hack #4.4 The duality flow goes to non-duality.

In a world where there seems to be more than one, you must always choose something to uphold the illusion of separation. Therefore, not choosing anything, the illusion falls apart. That might be easier to do if you stick to being the basic self because it houses so much happiness that, sooner or later, you forget to choose. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

THE WORLD IS A CONSTRUCTION OF FRAGMENTED THOUGHTS
You can compare the formlessness of oneness to having just one thought, which is pure peace. But the harmony is over when that thought is divided into two thoughts: one that looks like a Person, land another one that looks the World. To uphold the illusion of more than one, the division goes on.

The thought called the World is divided into black-and-white aspects. And the thought called a Person is divided into a Judge and an Executioner. Thus the World causes a Person to have black or white experiences. Then a Judge deduces which ones are right and wrong, and the Executioner punishes the World for the wrong ones.

When that is carried out, the Person feels good because it is off the hook. Someone else is guilty of the mess that separation seems to entail. Read more about projections here. But since this arrangement sets other divisions in motion, the relief is short-lived. So, again and again, the interaction of Person, WorldJudge and Executioner is used to make someone else look bad and yourself good.

But since oneness is formless, it cannot be divided into more than one, except in fantasy. Thus the communication between the different elements of right and wrong is an internal dialogue in one Person. However, the Person projects parts of the fiction onto something perceived as outside of the Person. For example, what feels wrong inside the World of a Person is projected onto something perceived as evil in the World outside a Person, such as immigrants, the deep state or communists. The Judge may be projected on a god, parent, boss, or lover. And perhaps society is seen as the Executioner.

That said, it is impossible to fantasise about something specific because oneness is formless. Besides, since that means oneness is endless, there is nothing but that which is One. Therefore, the above explanation is as fictitious as anything involving more than one. However, in the context of the belief that there is more than one, Alexius makes up stories that may help you realise they are as fake as everything else experienced because it takes more than one to be aware of something.

With that in mind, we go on with the brain’s fantasy of you as someone in a world of duality:

The special self keeps returning to Facebook or similar media, where messages and likes confirm its specialness. But, if not continually established as unique, it starts doubting itself. Hence it loses its sense of control, which it fears more than anything else. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

BEING IN SYNC WITH DUALITY OR NOT:
What you believe in being is a construction of thoughts compiled by the brain into pairs of contrasting elements, such as happiness and sadness, to define each other. When in sync with the ongoing interaction of opposites in a duality pair, you do not want to separate them because the interaction makes you feel complete.

But you are not in sync with duality if negative thoughts are judged as wrong, thus excluded from the perception of yourself to appear solely positive. Without the awareness of negativity in yourself, there is nothing to define your positivity. Hence, nothing turns you on.

Being out of sync with duality occurs when the consciousness that the brain has installed in the self goes rogue and makes a special perception of your present experience where the elements in the duality pairs do not collaborate to define each other. Instead, they are separated into individual aspects, so you can decide to only feel love for someone and hate for another, for example.

However, since love is not defined by hatred anymore, you do not genuinely feel love. Instead, you cling to a thought-up version of it. The same applies to hate. And since you believe your single-minded notions are real, you clash with the world because it consists of duality pairs.

Fortunately, you can correct that by going with the interaction of love and hate. You do this by perceiving your single-minded idea of either love or hate as ‘it is what it is’ because this reveals love is in hate and vice versa (read more about that in hack #4.2 The brain’s script and how to perceive it to feel happy. But instead of accepting that, you probably accuse the brain of ruining love. However, since you are a product of the brain (read more about that here), your disapproval is a condemnation of yourself.

When the brain wants you to run, it uses the biological system to signal the body. It starts running regardless you are a basic or special self. The basic self, as always, feels entertained by following the brain’s commands. But the special self loathes the brain and its simple ideas of entertainment and thinks it knows better, even though it does not know who it is. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

TEMPTED TO BE SPECIAL:
When the consciousness of the basic self goes rogue, it responds like a spell checker to the calm stream of thoughts coming from the brain. It automatically interprets it so the self, which initially was made and administered by the brain, seems self-made, thus independent of the brain.

But since the rogue consciousness interpretations of the stream of thoughts are single-minded, thus out of sync with duality, the stream runs wild with ideas for getting more.

At first, this turbulence seems scary to the basic self, but the rogue consciousness convinces it that it is for the best because now you have endless possibilities. Besides, it promises that by being special, you are independent of the brain, thus able to arrange everything your way. That often convinces the basic self to trust the rogue consciousness’ corrections. However, it does not tell that you must spend many years in school learning to label its modifications to be unique in predefined ways.

Both the basic and the special self is a construction of thoughts. But whereas the basic self is simple, the special self is a complicated construction made to sow discord by insisting on being better. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

In other words, appearing independent and special is complicated and exhausting, whereas being basic is uncomplicated and vitalising. Therefore, if you want to have a good time while appearing as someone in a world of duality, use one or more of Alexius’ Duality Hacks to enter a state of not-knowing. It wipes the slate clean of all misperceptions, thus restoring the basic self. Since it is relative to the brain, it is in sync with its experiences as they are and not as they could be if you were a special self following a specific philosophy. See, The basic self is relative to the brain, thus without an egoistic intention.

In other words, as the basic self, you have fun going with the duality flow, contrary to the special self, which is imprisoned by specific concepts like being positive. That said, once established as a special self, you probably keep going back and forth between being special and basic until you do not need to feel something specific but settle for the fullness of twofoldness.


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[√] To welcome the peace of oneness

Updated November 28, 2022

A world where there seems to be more than one is a hallucination because oneness is formless, thus endless. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

Hack #2.1 Everything experienced is a symbol of life was about how a world where there seems to be more than one appears to hide that which is One. However, it is impossible to hide oneness since it is formless, thus endless. Therefore, since seeing more than one is a fata morgana, it is the belief that it is substantial, hence authentic, which seems to hide there is no more than the formlessness of oneness.

But like children prefer to suppress Santa Claus is fake to feel excited about his presents, most choose to believe the weird story of a world where there seems to be more than one to feel excited by its endless possibilities. Having so many choices sounds more inspiring than oneness because it has nothing to choose from since that requires more than one. But when you realise that endless options are frustrating, you appreciate the peace of having nothing to desire.

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In a world where there seems to be more than one, peace is the absence of war. But in oneness, peace is not the absence of something because there is no more than that which is One. That is peace.

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Feeling at peace in a world where there seems to be more than one depends on excluding disturbances. However, the exclusion of something enhances separation, thus, loneliness.

So, you will not get real peace before you realise exclusion goes against life. However, seen from the perspective of being someone, this realisation is depressing because, without being exclusive, you do not seem unique. Nevertheless, that is what makes you feel alive because life is for everyone.

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Excitement is based on the idea that there must be something larger, better, faster, wilder, deeper or purer. Therefore, since you always look for more, you never have enough.

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Since you believe to be and have more than that which is one, you are more than enough to undo this belief. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

You expect a computer game to make you more excited than daily life. And as long as you believe there is more to find by exploring deeper levels in the game, the excitement continues. Likewise, you participate in a world where there seems to be more than one to have more fun than in that which is One. But since oneness is formless, thus endless, a world where there seems to be more than one is fake. Hence the fun you get there is deceptive.

On the other hand, the peace you get in oneness is genuine because when there is no more than One, there is nothing to disturb you.

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Questions and uncertainty arise from not being at peace, which comes from believing to be in a capsule of time and space instead of nobody in the formlessness of oneness. Within the context of this belief, there are answers to questions like how to build a house, go from one place to another, and similar practical things. But there are no answers to existential questions because a world encapsulated by time and space is as fictitious as a computer game.

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Although excitement always is ignited by something that has an end, you still expect it to bring something everlasting. But when you accept you are mistaken, you can do without excitement, thus having the peace of oneness.

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

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Perhaps you are a fool running after more. Still, you are not stupid, so when you realise that more is never enough and whatever you get more of entails more suffering, you will automatically correct the belief that it is possible to be and have more than that which is One.

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A world where there seems to be more than one is all about the excitement of imagining what the future will bring. But when there is nothing to hope for, it is pretty dull believing to be in a world where there seems to be more than one. Fortunately, the more bored you are, the more you welcome that which is One. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

You may blame the world for not having enough. But the world is not the reason. It is the belief that it is possible to be and have more than that which is One. You have chosen to believe this. And you will not change your choice as long as you hope for a better future triggered by an exceptional person, the latest gadget or your transformation into something higher, for example.

But when you realise it is an endless quest for more, where you never get enough, you are ready not to choose the excitement of more than one but the peace of oneness. However, you cannot choose the latter, as that requires more than one. But you can decide not to look for excitement. And without it, there is peace.

The above is not meant to make you feel guilty about wanting more (or less). On the contrary, this desire is needed to uphold a world where there seems to be more than one. Hence looking for more, you attest to the belief in being there. But you can be faithful to this belief while having it undone if you perceive becoming and having more as a symbol of that which is one. The more you do that, the more the need for more fades out, and thus the experience of a world where there seems to be more than one.

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Hack #2.2 Peace of non-duality versus the excitement of duality is not meant to stop you from being excited about something. Alexius’ Enlightened Non-Teachings is not about controlling or avoiding something but undoing the belief that there is something.

The undoing of this belief occurs automatically when you apply one or more of Alexius’ Duality Hacks. For example, if you perceive your experiences as a symbol of that which makes it possible to experience them, namely that which is One, they all become the same. Therefore, since there is nothing to establish their apparent difference to make a difference, it seems exciting to undo the belief that there is anything to be excited about.

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Even though this image is flat and basically is made up of repeating lines, you may choose to experience the illusion of a person in the distance, as this appeal to your desire for excitement.

This image is flat, and Mona Lis is not behind the repeating lines. Yet you may choose to see her hidden in the distance because it appeals to your longing for mystery and excitement. The graphic is grabbed from the web.

How come so many people like to watch a movie? Probably to experience something more exciting.

How come some like to watch porn? Maybe because it seems more exciting.

How come most look forward to a holiday? Perhaps they imagine it will be more exciting?

On holiday you can attend special events fabricated to improve the feeling of pleasure, so you have an experience that is out of the ordinary. A movie – porn or not – is produced with the same purpose: to entertain and give you an extraordinary experience.

But the experiences of your everyday life are also produced to entertain you. For example, even though what you see, according to science, is nothing but empty space, the brain renders it in 3D to excite you. See, The closer you look, the less you believe it is real. Compared to this, oneness appears pretty ordinary. It is non-dimensional and timeless. Hence there is nothing to look forward to, thus not something to get excited about. On the other hand, that is why oneness is so peaceful.

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The excitement of a sunset, for example, will not enhance the belief in being someone definitive but will undo it if the enthusiasm is perceived to symbolise the peace of oneness. Photo © Alexius Jorgen

Questions and uncertainty arise from not being at peace, which comes from believing to be someone definitive living in a capsule of time and space instead of nobody in the formlessness of oneness. Within the context of this belief, there are answers to questions like how to build a house, go from one place to another, and similar practical things. But there are no answers to existential questions because a world encapsulated by time and space is as fictitious as a computer game.

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Every time you do something to eliminate feeling inferior, you are reminded about why you do it: because you feel inadequate. Hence that feeling is enhanced the more you try to stop it. And the belief in separation is why you feel inferior, this belief gets more robust. Hence the peace of oneness seems far away.

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You must believe to be someone definitive to get excited in a world defined by time and space because otherwise, you cannot get the excitement from a specific experience. However, believing you are someone definitive feels limiting, whereas not caring about it feels so peaceful that you do not need the excitement from something specific.

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Excitement is always about attaining something specific in the future, perhaps, the love from someone you secretly admire. Should you get it, you start to imagine how exciting it would be to have babies, thus, suppressing getting the love you dreamed about did not make you feel at peace.   because  Excitement is always about attaining something specific in the future,

But excitement excludes peace and vice versa. Peace is not a fantasy of something better to come later. It is one perpetual present, and since it has no future, there is no excitement in peace. In other words, peace is not about finishing something. It is that which is One, and oneness never ends because it is formless.

Therefore, if it seems disturbing, this article misses an end, it could be because


NOTE: This article is part of hack #2.2 Peace of non-duality versus the excitement of duality.

[√] Pretending is a way to reality

Updated February 7, 2023

Pretending to be a special place in the world of music.

They pretend to be together in a world of music. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

Should you believe you are someone definitive in a world where there seems to be more than one, you can undo this belief by pretending to be there because where you pretend to be, you are not. However, unconsciously, everybody is already doing it.

SAMPLES OF UNCONSCIOUSLY PRETENDING TO BE SOMEONE DEFINITIVE
When you look at a new home, you may picture what kind of people used to live there and imagine what type of person you could be if you moved in.

At work, you may pretend to be someone who fits into the environment socially and professionally. But when not at work, you probably pretend to be your own. And going to the disco, you most likely appear as a party-goer.

If your kids are worried, you pretend everything is fine, and if they are naughty, you pretend something terrible will happen.

Being attracted by the look or the vibe of someone, you pretend the other one has exactly the personality that matches yours or that you are soulmates.

Making a pass on someone, you adjust your behaviour per what you believe will turn the other on so you can pretend to be that special person.

Maybe you imagine, while you read this, what kind of person you should pretend to be if using or rejecting Alexius’ Duality Hacks.

Since pretending to be someone is something everybody already does but have forgot, hack #1.3 Pretending to be someone definitive is liberation is about being aware of it.

As a musician, you quickly learn how to pretend what is needed to remain successful. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

A SAMPLE OF CONSCIOUS PRETENDING …
… that you probably already know. You have sex with your spouse, but only your body is there. You fantasise about being with somebody else while you pretend to be with your spouse.

APPEARING TO BE SOMEONE DEFINITIVE IS FUN WHEN IT IS PRETENCE
You might be aware that you pretend to be what you are not in the above encounters. However, you are probably unaware that, like in role-play, everything is pretence. But if you be aware of it, you know what and where you appear to be is fictional. Thus you feel entertained by pretending to be someone in the fantasy of a world where there seems to be more than one.

In other words, when you know the world is virtual, you are aware that the energetic people in an advertisement, the glamourous rockstar on the stage, or the beautiful people on social media is pretence. Thus, you do not look for authenticity but entertainment from pretending to be what you are not. And since you already know how to pretend to be a person in a make-believe world – think about when you are on a dating site or social media, playing a game or an air guitar – this is easy.

PRETENDING IS NEITHER BAD NOR GOOD
You may think pretending is bad and you better stop acting and find your real self to express that.

First of all: That which is you has nothing to express. It is formless, so there is nothing else, thus no one to communicate with. Secondly: The formlessness of that which is you cannot be found in a world defined by time and space. Nothing can be found in such a world but illusions, as there is no more than the formlessness of that which is you.

Pretending is neither bad nor good. It is just a tool. You cannot be in the illusionary world of a video game, a movie, a book or a dream, but you can pretend to be there. But whether you believe or pretend to be in the world of a book, it takes the same course – likewise, in a world where there seems to be more than one. The difference between believing and pretending is that you feel entertained regardless of the outcome in the latter case.

PRETENDING TO BE WHAT AND WHERE YOU ARE IS ENTERTAINING
It requires much control to uphold the belief that you are someone in a world where there seems to be more than one. If you are fed up with that, you pretend to be someone, which is fun because it requires no self-restraint. Besides, what you pretend to be, you are not. So the more you pretend to be someone, the less there is someone to hide, there never was or will be more than that which is One.


NOTE: This article is part of hack #1.3 Pretending to be someone definitive is liberation.

Pretending to be someone definitive is a relief

Updated February 7, 2023

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On vacation in a foreign country, you appear different because you pretend to be a tourist exploring another world. Likewise, what you seem to be in a world defined by time and space. It is not that which is you but something you pretend to be. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

When an electric bulb breaks down, it cannot illuminate something. So if the bulb was identified with that, its life is over. But if the bulb did not believe but pretended to be an entity illuminating something, life goes on because what you pretend to be, you are not. Thus it remains the power that made it possible to pretend to be someone lighting up something, namely electricity. Read more about electricity as a metaphor for life here.

Likewise, you do not last if believing in being someone definitive because everything definable has an end. But, on the other hand, if you pretend to be someone specific, it is only what you pretend to be that ends, like in roleplay.

However, you must be familiar with pretending to be someone definitive before your specific role is over. Otherwise, you will hang onto who you believe in being when you sense it is about to end.

So, in the context of the above metaphor, when a bulb cannot illuminate something anymore, it is as if life is over if it was identified with that. But if it has approved that it is not what it appears to be but what makes it possible to pretend it, nothing real ends when the bulb finishes pretending to be what it is not because the electricity that made it possible remains.

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Although electricity makes it possible to experience this article on electronic media, it is not in the article. Likewise, there is no life in a world defined by time and space, although life makes it possible to experience such a world.

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Whether you perceive yourself as mundane or spiritual, you cannot return to the formlessness of life because it has no room for something specific. But if you pretend to be ordinary or spiritual, you do not need to return to the formlessness of life because what you pretend to be, you are not.

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Now you as an entity defined by time and space falls apart.

When the body stops functioning, you fall apart as someone definitive. If you do not fight it, what you believe in being is exposed as nothing. Thus there does not appear to be something hiding, there never was or will be anything but the formlessness of oneness. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

What you appear to think, feel, and act when you believe in being someone definitive is the same when you pretend it, except politically incorrect feelings are not suppressed. That is because when you pretend to feel something, the apparent difference between good and bad is not perceived to make a difference.

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When you do not believe in being in a world defined by time and space, it is seen as a comedy in which you have fun pretending to be someone.

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Like the recording on a protected compact disc cannot be extended, oneness cannot be expanded into more than one. Not because oneness is protected but because it is formless, thus endless, so there is no more than that which is One.

That is why you deceive yourself when you believe in a world where there seems to be more than one. Fortunately, your mistake is easily corrected if you pretend to be there because where you pretend to be, you are not.

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Scientists have not discovered the origin of the world because there is none. It does not exist. That is why they cannot find dark matter, which they claim is the missing link in proving the world’s existence. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

Nobody in a computer game can touch you, regardless of how good the graphics are. So if you feel affected by a game, it happens within you. Forgetting this, the fastest way to return to reality is to turn off the game. But what is perceived as real is as virtual as a computer game. The experience of being someone, whether mundane or spiritual, is make-believe. If it scares you to turn off that belief, you can do it while you enjoy it by pretending to be someone because what you pretend to be, you are not.

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Interaction is the name of the game if a virtual world is to appear authentic. But communication is founded on what you imagine others think. Hence you interact with a fantasy made by you, and since what you believe in being is based on this, you are a fantasy as well. In other words, what you appear to be is make-believe.

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You stopped believing in the magic of Santa Claus when you grew up, but still think you are someone in a world defined by time and space, although it does not make you feel fabulous. Fortunately, not believing but pretending to be someone there feels as wondrous as when you get presents from Santa.

Having fun pretending to be what you are not, there is no need to be confirmed by others as genuine. Thus you can enjoy all the spectacular illusions of a world defined by time and space.

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The belief that you are someone definitive who experiences something specific seems to hide that there is nothing but the formlessness of oneness. However, this belief corrects itself the more you pretend to be someone definitive because that confirms you are nobody.

Fortunately, this is already so. What you appear to be is empty space. That is why nothing about your appearance in a world defined by time and space needs to be changed or transformed. On the contrary, changes enhance the belief that you are someone definitive.

Thus undoing this belief is not about opening up or surrendering to a higher power but being nobody, which you already are, and you confirm by pretending to be somebody because what you pretend to be, you are not.

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What´s casting a shadow is not in the shadow.

That which is casting a shadow is not in the shadow. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

Metaphorically, the universe is a shadow of oneness. But since a shadow cannot give you anything, what you believe in getting from the world is imagined. So why not accept that and have fun being what you are not, namely someone in a shadow world? You have nothing to lose because it is make-believe.

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In a virtual world, you cannot realise what is real. But you can realise being there is unreal, thus a pretence.

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If you revolt against your parents, the perception of yourself is founded on how you judge them. Therefore, since you become an anti-version of them, you and your parents are two sides of the same coin. The same applies to being detached from the world. Again, it is based on what you avoid.

In other words, you remain part of what you reject. But not if it is something you pretend because what you pretend to be, you are not.

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To be chased is fun when it is something you pretend to be. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

It is fun being chased when it is something you pretend. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

»When I was little, I thought the moon was following me when I was in the car.« From teenager Post #11156 (from the internet):

As a grown-up, we know the above experience is incorrect. Thus we automatically correct it and similar ones, like a street getting narrower at the end, or the world looking flat. However, if we have not become accustomed to fixing these deceptive experiences, we cannot navigate the world.

But in the above teenage post, another experience needs to be corrected. There is no ‘I’ which sees something. It is an experience constructed by the brain to make you feel that what you believe in being is real. Fortunately, this is corrected the more you pretend to be someone.

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Pretending to be a child when you are grown up is much more fun than believing to be one.

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You can have as many friends as you want because having them or not is something you pretend.

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Should your diet not go as planned, and you feel frustrated, you can solve it by pretending to be someone with a problem. Since what you pretend to have, you are without, there is no problem.

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Pretending to be a person, who serves others can be fun.

Pretending to be someone definitive who serves others in a restaurant can be fun. Then, you can go home and pretend you are lazy when it is over. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

Not believing but pretending to be someone, your conditioned behaviour for how to react falls apart. Thus you are free to enjoy the moment as it is instead of compulsively shaping your perception of it per your belief.

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If there is somebody you dislike, you can remind yourself it is something you pretend. Should you feel it is wrong to complain, you also remind yourself it is a pretence. Hence it does not feel flawed but good to judge others.

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When you meet someone you are attracted to, analysing the perceived external interaction is common to build a personality the other person will love. But since most fear the other one will see through their masquerade, they build something into their new character they reckon the other one cannot live without, wherefore the relationship is built on dependency.  Fortunately, this self-made prison is easy to escape. All you need is to acknowledge that your new personality is pretence.

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What you pretend to do often depends on what you imagine others expect and what is in it for you.

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As long as you do not try to conceal specific feelings to preserve your appearance as someone definitive, no feelings seem to have the power to hide, it is fun pretending to be someone specific because what you pretend to be, you are not.

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If you are black-haired, you cannot choose to be blond. But you can pretend it, thus feeling light-haired.

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You can compare linear time to the square pixels that makes up one dot on a computer screen being separated from each other and extended into a lines forming a spiral.

You can compare linear time to the square pixels that make up one round dot on a computer screen. When the square pixels are separated from each other and extended into a line forming a spiral, it seems the round dot is no longer one perpetual present but a linear timeline. Fortunately, separating the square pixels making up the round dot is impossible because one perpetual present is inseparable. Thus it is not a matter of returning to oneness but stopping seeing the past, now and future as real. Consequently, linear time does not seem to conceal one perpetual present. One way to do this is to pretend to see the past, now and future because what you pretend to see is not real. The graphic is grabbed from the web.

That which is One can be compared to a dot on a computer screen, where there is nothing but that. The dot consists of innumerable amounts of square pixels so tightly together that they cannot be differentiated. Thus they look like one point.

But if you extend this point by spreading out its small pixels in a continuous line, they can be differentiated from each other, thus perceived as separated appearances in space. The experience of time you get by making the line curved, like a spiral, so that from any point, it looks like there is an unknown future behind the next curve and a forgotten past behind the last one. Read more about that in Non-duality is non-dimensional.

But since there is no separation in oneness, extending it into a world where there seems to be more than one is impossible. However, when you believe in separation, it seems to take time to discover that a world where there seems to be more than one is a fantasy that covers oneness. Fortunately, you can speed up this discovery by pretending to be a separate being because what you pretend to be is not real. In this way, the belief in being separate is undone while having fun appearing to be that.

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Being someone definitive is like Karaoke. For example, being a mother or father is based on replicating collectively agreed-on ideas of how to be a family.

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When you have nothing to live up to, you are free to pretend to be someone who lives up to the expectations of the world.

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You cannot pretend to be that which is One because it is formless. But you can pretend to be someone definitive. Hence you are nothing because what you pretend to be, you are not. Consequently, something specific does not appear to hide the formlessness of oneness.


NOTE: This article is part of hack #1.3 Pretending to be someone definitive is liberation.

Holding back ejaculation is just another material manifestation – but without the physical thrill of it

Updated February 5, 2023

No matter if you call it love or sex,those emotions will have aphysical manifestation.

Whether you call it love or sex, those emotions are physically expressed when you are in a material world. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

Does a computer become something else if you do not turn it on? No. It remains the same. And a leg, for example, remains physical even though you do not use it.

If you plant it among carrots, will a flower seed become a carrot seed? No, you fool yourself. And so you do if you believe a hard penis will become spiritual when you withhold the ejaculation via tantra sex. On the contrary, denying the body the pleasure of letting go enhances the belief in physicality as significant.

Trying to change or transcend something enhances the the belief that it is possible to be and have more than that which is One.

Besides, it is only in a world where there seems to be more than one that transformation is possible. And such a world is an illusion because spirituality is oneness, which is formless, thus endless, so there is no more than that which is One. In other words, changes enhance the belief that there is more than that which is One. If you do not believe that, you have no need to change into something purer or higher by stopping yourself from the thrill of an orgasm.

Since spirituality is formless, thus endless, you are either spiritual or nothing. The latter is the case if you believe in having a shape. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

Since oneness is formless, thus endless, being physical is as unreal as Santa Claus. However, like it is exciting to participate in the fiction of Santa, it feels thrilling pretending to be physical per its rules (read more about that here). For example, the nature of physics is that the sun makes you warm, and water makes you wet. No degree of personal control can change that. Nor can it alter physical needs. And since nobody has forced you into the physical game, it is evident that you want to play it. So why not give it your best shot?

Sex is an essential motivation for believing that it is possible to be and have more than that which is One. And since oneness is endless, the illusion of more than one depends on it. Thus an orgasm should not be stopped but enjoyed as a positive confirmation of oneness.

When you pursue the desire for sex in a tangible and horny way, the physical thrill of an orgasm is incredible. Especially because it is extended by the empty breath that makes the whole body quiver with joy. Hence you feel revitalised and not emptied after ejaculation. If the sexual desire is triggered by fantasy or something perceived as real does not matter. Everything experienced is make-believe. Read more about the empty breath in hack #5.2 The empty breath and the bliss of nothing.


NOTE: This article is part of hack #1.2 You cannot change anything but your perception of it.

CANCELLEX Somebody cannot bid welcome ‘the Enlightenment of that which is One,’ but nobody can

Updated January 7, 2023

When every experience is perceived as a symbol of that which is One, none of them has the power to fend off the Enlightenment of that which is One because symbols are powerless. See hack #2.1 Everything experienced is a symbol of oneness. Photo © Alexius Jorgensen.

Fear and other emotions may seem to be a hindrance for the Enlightenment of that which is One. It is not the emotions, though, that fend it off but that you believe they are yours. That which is you does not feel anything because it takes more than one to do so, and it is no different from that which is One. For the same reason, that which is you does not think, nor is it conscious of anything.

This does not mean you should try to stop this. First of all, that which is you cannot control anything as that calls for more than one. Secondly, while you appear to be someone definitive in a world where there seems to be more than one, it is impossible to stop being aware of feelings and thoughts since that is what makes you appear to be there.

It is, of course, possible to deny the awareness of thoughts and feelings by meditating, for example. But whether you establish yourself to be someone who has something or nothing, you are definable and thus in denial of that which is you, as oneness is formless.

Pretending to be someone, on the other hand, what you have is not yours because what you pretend to be you are not. Thus nobody has thoughts and feelings or is conscious of anything. See hack #1.3 Pretending to be someone definitive is liberation. Consequently, nobody bids welcome the Enlightenment of that which is One.

This is not the only way to become a nobody. As everything in a world of duality comes in pairs, there is no fear without trust, so if you are so full of fear that there is nothing else, it cannot be defined by trust. Therefore, since you are full of nothing, you are not somebody but nobody. See hack #3.1 Inclusiveness sets you free from duality.

You could also stick to being the basic self by perceiving any kind of experience, whether it appears mundane or spiritual, as ‘it is what it is.’ See hack #4.2 The brain’s script and how to perceive it to feel happy. Since that means emotions do not stick to you, they do not fend off the Enlightenment of that which is One. Nor will they prevent you from having a marvellous time in a world where there seems to be more than one until the Enlightenment of that which is One erases everything that requires more than one.

You do not need to refrain from sex or anything else to make these or any other duality hack work. However, if you are willing to have the belief that you are someone in a world where there seems to be more than one, Alexius’ Duality Hacks apply themselves the more you read Alexius’ Duality Hacks.

The willingness comes by itself when you admit you are not willing to have this belief undone because acknowledging that confirms what and where you appear to be is make-believe.

APPENDIX:
Since the application of the above duality hacks requires more than one, they are as illusionary as anything else in a world in a world of duality, including the writer and reader of this. However, the purpose of them is not to make us seem like we are somebody but that we, just like anything else that calls for more than one, are nothing because non-duality is formless, thus endless, so there is no more than that which is One.


Read about the Enlightenment of that which is One in HACK #6, The inward-facing senses, Enlightenment and glimpses of it.