22nd May 2003
We have to accept the world as
it is revealed to us by our sense organs.
The possibility of
accepting the array of cognized objects, ...........arises, if there was the
volition to reject it, isn't it?
is an oxymoron.
Do you have any
volition, either to accept or to reject?
Or like the cognized
objects making up your world, ............the "cognizing subject", is
also an observed object?
That is the key to be
Belief is like any other habit,
an extension of the survival mechanism. When you want to be free from belief,
And the possibility
of being free of belief, ........is not a belief?
whatever you do or hope to do to
be free from belief adds momentum to it. You cannot control your thought, do
what you may.
That is correct.
And since, decision
(including "your" decision to have responded to the original post) is
once again a thought over which "you" had no volition, ..........the
resultant action (i.e. the movement of "your" typing fingers over the
key board, to produce that post and its posting through cyber-space, etc), there
is no volition over that either.
Thought by itself or in itself
is not damaging.
It is only when you want to do
something with it, such as trying to achieve something unattainable, that you
create a problem.
You create a problem
functioning, as phenomenality goes its merry way, quite irrespective of your
agenda about it.
functioning coincides with the agenda and you go ................."I DID
Most of the time, it
does not and you go ......................"I am suffering miserable loser,
achieve the unattainable" is not the issue.
The sense of having
to achieve, something, anything (whether attainable or unattainable) is the
that sense of "having to" arises from the sense of separation between
what is, and what should be.